CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK 5 Days / 4 Nights
Day 1: Cusco - Cachora - Chikiska
Pick up from your hotel at 4h00 am. then drive to Cachora. Cachora reaching the town of a little time we have for our breakfast. Then we started the walk reaching 2915 m Capuliyoc of a sight as beautiful as the snow-capped peaks and Padrayoc, Wayna Cachora and initial views on the Apurimac valley. Then descend toward Coca camp where the climate becomes noticeably warmer and the flora and fauna is changing. Finally we arrive at 1550 Chikiska m.s.n.m. situated beyond the River Apurimac which we will set. Overnight.
Day 2: Chikiska - Playa Rosalina - Marampata
After an early breakfast at a steep road, this day will be more tiring and exhausting. Arriving in Santa Rosa which is just across the river from where we Chunchullumayo lunch. Along the walk we will observe many orchids and wild flowers and many birds. Continuing our walk we arrive at our second camp. Overnight.
Day 3: Marampata - Choquequirao - Marampata
The third day will be our visit to the complex of Choquequirao, we explored the ruins of Choquequirao. Our guide explained the history and importance of the site as well as in different sites that divides this important complex. After you have free time to visit different areas on their own. In the afternoon we return to our same camp. Overnight.
Day 4: Marampata - Santa Rosa - Chikiska
After breakfast we continue our journey home, it is equally difficult to back down a steep road towards the Apurimac River where we stop and lunch. Afternoon arrival to our camp. Overnight.
Day 5: Chikisca - Cachora - Cusco
The day after walking will appreciate the canyon that forms the Apurimac River. We will take a new road that crosses the throat of the ravine, where we will have a breathtaking view from Wayna Qalli toward the canyon, considered the most spectacular in South America. Arriving Cachora our bus to return to the city of Cusco.
What is included
- Transfer arrival or departure in Cusco
- Transportation from Cusco to Cachora
- Entrance to Choquequirao
- 4 breakfasts, 4 Lunches / 4 Dinners
- Snacks during the trek
- Professional Guide (English - Spanish)
- Tents and camping equipment
- Horses (carry camping equipment)
- Transportation from Cachora to Cusco
- First aid kit
- Oxygen bottle
- Breakfast on the first day / lunch and dinner last day
- Bus Ticket Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
- Tips for porters, cooks and guides.