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Choquequirao Classic Trek 5D/4N

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  • Trekking
  • Cultural
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  • 4 nights camp
Meals
  • 4 Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunch
  • 4 Dinners
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Overview

CHOQUEQUIRAO The Sister of Machu Picchu. Classic Choquequirao Trek 5 days is one of the most challenging, famous and incredible excursions in the region of Cusco and Peru. In fact, it is one of the most complete alternate treks in the region, with a rich flora and fauna different from the others. You can also appreciate the majestic Condor, Choquequirao trek 5 days, it is recommended for all types of walkers. The archaeological complex of Choquequirao, ingeniously built and located on a mountain on the right side of the Apurimac River.

Choquequirao Trek 5 days, it is the most challenging road in the Andes, experience a real adventure with more free time to explore this lost city. Away from the crowds and the beaten track. Choquequirao trek 5 days. This is an adventure alternative, complete.

GROUP SIZE: Please note that this is a private group trip. Because few people that make this kind of trip, we will be entirely at your disposal, we are responsible for our groups and our programs, we do not share with other travel agencies, we do not know what offer our trips are available all year round. Due to weather conditions, however the recommended period for this trek is from March to December.

Useful Information

  • Start- altitude of 2800m / 9186ft.
  • Higher altitude – 4780m / 15,682ft.
  • Total distance – 34km / 21 miles
  • Larges – day – Day 2-12 km / 6.7 miles.
  • Coldest night- 1 about 0 ° C
  • Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
  • Acomodation – campament
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Overview Day to Day

  • Day 01: CUSCO- CACHORA – PLAYA ROSALINA.
  • Day 02: PLAYA ROSALINA – CHOQUEQUIRAO.
  • Day 03: CHOQUEQUIRAO – MARANPATA
  • Day 04: MARANPATA – CHIKISCA – COCA MASANA.
  • Day 05: CHIKISCA – CACHORA – CUSCO

* Note:Level of difficulty depends a lot on your fitness and acclimatization.

PLEASE SEE: OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND F.A.Qs

Itinerary

Day 01: CUSCO – CACHORA – PLAYA ROSALINA

choquequirao trek 5 days. We will pick you up early from the hotel 06.00.am, transfer by bus to cachora where we will arrive at approximately 9:30 am, where we will enjoy breakfast, then continue to capuliyoc here we will meet our muleteers and horses, to organize our teams, we will begin our trek to a quiet area to reach Capuliyoc (2915 meters / 9,564 feet asl), where we will enjoy the beautiful views of the Apurimac canyon that stretches below the snow-capped peaks of Padreyoc and Wayna Cachora. Then we descend towards Chikisca (2,330 meters / 7,644 feet s.n.m), where the climate becomes noticeably warmer and the flora and fauna begin to change. Finally, we arrive at Rosalina Beach (1550 meters / 5,085 feet above sea level), right next to the Apurimac River where we camp, during the night.

  • Meals: Lunch – Tea – Dinner.
  • Camping facilities: Accommodation
  • Minimum height: 1550 masl
  • Maximum altitude 3100 masl
  • Distance: 19 km / 10 miles
  • Time: 7h about
  • Difficulty: Easy

Day 02: PLAYA ROSALINA – CHOQUEQUIRAO

The second day will be the most difficult of the walk. After an early breakfast, we will ascend a steep path. Our 5-hour walk will take us to Maranpata and control the Chunchulmayo River, from where we can observe the Inca city of choquequirao, where we will enjoy a rest and take pictures. On the way we will have the opportunity to see orchids, wild flowers and several different birds. We will arrive in time to enjoy the sunset and maybe even see a condor flying nearby, our camp will be on the outskirts of the Choquequirao complex.

  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner.
  • Camping facilities: Accommodation
  • Minimum altitude: 1,550 masl
  • Maximum altitude: 3,150 masl
  • Distance: 14 km / 9 miles
  • Difficulty: Medium / Hard

Day 03: CHOQUEQUIRAO – MARANPATA

This day will be dedicated to exploring the amazing archaeological complex of Choquequirao. Our guide will explain the history and importance of the site, lunch in this place enjoying nature and then have free time to visit the various sectors of the archaeological complex. Late in the afternoon, we start walking back to Maranpata where we camp. Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast -Lunch – Tea – Dinner.
  • Camping facilities: Accommodation
  • Minimum height: 1550 masl
  • Maximum altitude 3100 masl
  • Distance: 05 km / 6 miles
  • Difficulty: moderate.

Day 04: MARANPATA – CHIKISCA

After breakfast, we continue our journey, from a steep descent to the Apurimac River where we stop for lunch. And the afternoon, we will climb for approximately 4 hours to reach our camp cocamasana.pernocte.

  • Meals: breakfast-lunch – tea – dinner.
  • Camping facilities: Accommodation
  • Minimum height: 1450 m / 4350 ft
  • Maximum altitude 3100 m / 9300 ft
  • Distance: 09 km / 07 miles
  • Time: 5h approximately
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Day 05: CHIKISCA – CACHORA – CUSCO

the last day of our trip we will get up early, we will start the walk of 3 hours approximately until we arrive at capuliyoc, where we will have our breakfast and a well-deserved rest, here we will approach our mobility to be able to return to the city of cusco. On the return route we can visit the hot springs of Ccono. (Optional)

  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch
  • Difficulty: Easy / Moderate.
  • Group size: A customer’s choice
  • Fixed departures: Depends on the client

PLEASE SEE: OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND F.A.Qs

Includes

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Transportation: Cusco – Cachora – Capuliyoc – Cusco.
  • Professional guide:
  • Entrance to Choquequirao
  • Cook: In charge of meal preparation
  • Horsemen and horses carry cooking equipment and camping equipment
  • 05 kilos per person
  • Food: 3desayunos / 4almuerzos / 3 dinners
  • Equipment: dining tent, kitchen tent, tables
  • Extra oxygen bottle and first aid kit
  • * Options Vegetarian / special diet available.

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Breakfast the first day
  • Sleeping bag
  • Extra Expenses (tips)

More Information

WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE.

  • Original passport and student card
  • Insurance card is essential
  • Sleeping bag (not included)
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • T hat and gloves comfortable pants
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Water purification tablets optional water (Micropur recommended)
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medications
  • Camera and film
  • Flashlight with extra batteries

OPTIONAL ITEMS TO TAKE:

  • Shorts
  • Walking stick
  • bandages
  • Sandals
  • Extra money

OPTIONAL SERVICES (NOT INCLUDED):

  • Hire of sleeping bag U.$25
  • Walking sticks U$.20
  • Daypacks U$.15
  • Single Tent U$.35

PLEASE SEE: OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND F.A.Qs

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Reviews

star rating  Hice los paseos a Machu Picchu, Vale Sagrado y Montañas Coloridas, y el apoyo de la empresa y del guia Javier fue excelente... Recomiendo.

Juan A
January 1, 1970

star rating  Hice los paseos a Machu Picchu, Vale Sagrado y Montañas Coloridas, y el apoyo de la empresa y del guia Javier fue excelente... Recomiendo.

N4276FBjuana
January 9, 2020

star rating  Muy buena atencion de calidad,un viaje inolvidable,les recomiendo a todos ustedes que desean viajar y estar en contacto con la naturaleza...

lucecitac2020
February 5, 2020

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