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  Group From 4 - 10 Peoples
  4 Days tour
  The Tour Starts in Cusco,Peru
  The Tour Starts at 05:30:00
  Places we will visit during the tour : Choquequirao

Description Choquequirao trek 4 Days

The Tour to Choquequirao trek 4 days and is known as the "sacred sister" of Machupicchu due to its structural and architectural similarity. they are the ruins of an Inca city located between the snowy Salkantay, the archaeological remains of Choquequirao are formed by buildings and terraces distributed in different levels.



Cusco – Cachora – chikisca | Choquequiro Trek

Choquequirao trek begins in cusco. We will leave Cusco (3350m/10991f) approximately at 5:30 am. First, we will head for the village Cachora choquequirao cachorara (2850m/9350f) to meet our horsemen and the mules that will carry all the camping equipment during the expedition. Thereafter, we will continue our journey towards the pass of Capuliyoc (2800m/9186f). The trek offers a beautiful view of the mythical mountain Padreyoc, of the deep canyon and of the river Apurímac, meaning “speaking river”. Thereupon, we will descend towards the canyon’s interior named Chiquisca (1950m), where we will spend the night.

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Chiquisca - Rosalina Beach - Sunchupata

After breakfast (5:00 AM), we will continue our walk towards Rosalina beach (1550 m.a.s.l.), then climb the slope towards Santa Rosa (2100 m.a.s.l.) place of our lunch, this journey is the most arduous, then we ascend to Maranpata (2850 m.a.s.).n.m), this is a gentler climb, during this journey you will appreciate all the way of the first day and the vegetation that exists in this place then we will travel a straight stretch in the direction of Sunchupata, here we will have our dinner and camp, from this point is an hour to Choquequirao. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

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Sunchupata - Choquequirao - Chiquisqa

Very early after breakfast we go to Choquequirao to appreciate the sunrise, visit the citadel for three hours always accompanied by the guide who accurately explained about this important Inca refuge and the importance of the rivers Apurimac and Rio Blanco and we can also appreciate the mountain range of Vilcabamba, after the guided tour we begin the return to Sunchupata and descend to Santa Rosa, then descend to the beach Rosalina, then we go to the town of Chiquisqa here we camp here we will explain about this important Inca refuge and the importance of the rivers Apurimac and Rio Blanco and also appreciate the mountain range of Vilcabamba, after the guided tour we begin the return to Sunchupata and descend to Santa Rosa, then descend to the beach Rosalina, then we go to the town of Chiquisqa here we will camp here. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

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Chiquisqa - Capuliyoc - Cachora

After a fortifying breakfast in Chiquisqa (06:00 AM) we return by the same way until arriving at the pass of Capuliyoc and from here it is two hours more until the locality of Cachora this is a much smoother stretch and we will be arriving 12:00 m aprox., in the way we will appreciate the exotic flora and fauna of the place, as well as views of imposing snow-capped mountains and the impressive canyon of the Apurimac. and to continue then to the city of Cusco. Arriving in the afternoon at the hotel.

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Included in the Tour

  • Pre-departure briefing
  • up from your hotel in the morning and transfer in private transport to Cachora, starting point of the walk.
  • Entrance to Choquequirao for visitors and agency staff
  • One inflatable mattress per person
  • Dining tent with tables and chairs
  • Professional and official tourism guide.
  • groups of more than 8 people
  • Chef and kitchen equipment
  • Loading animals (to carry tents, food and kitchen equipment)
  • animals to carry personal equipment up to a maximum of 9 kg per person (including mattress and sleeping bag).
  • 1 emergency horse every 6 people
  • X3 Breakfast X4 Lunch X3 Dinner
  • 24-hour Guest Service: ask for the emergency number available during your visit.
  • Private transportation from Cachora to Cusco, including transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
  • First aid kit with emergency oxygen bottle

Not included

  • Breakfast on the first day.
  • Lunch on the last day.
  • Tips for staff: guide, cook, operator (depending on their job)
  • Sleeping bags ( USD 20.00) ( Available As extra).
  • Entries to the thermal baths of Conoc ( USD 5,00)
  • Walking poles ( USD 15.00) ( Available As extra).

Languages in which the tour is offered

  • English
  • English
  • The driver knows the area and speaks very basic English. .

What To Bring ?

When preparing your luggage, remember that the rainy season at Machu Picchu is from December to March. The winter, between May and August, that's why we recommend that you take with you:

  • Clothes to avoid the cold (for the first day of the trip)
  • Sportswear (02 pair each).
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Hat or cap.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Solar blocker
  • Personal medical kit / supplies
  • Rain jacket or poncho/according to the season.
  • Money extra.
  • Standard travel backpack.
  • Original passport or identity card.
  • Water bottle - minimum 2 liters or plastic bottle.
  • Rain gear - jacket + trousers or rain poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco)
  • Flashlight / headlight
  • Extra money for snacks, water and energy drinks to buy on the road.

Extra Information

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.

this activity is a group tour, we will pick up the first person at 5:30 am and the last person at 6:00 am, please be ready in the lobby of your hotel at 5:30 am and our guide has time to spend. until 6:00 am

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Where is choquequirao?

Choquequirao, hidden in the Salkantay mountain range, over the Apurímac River valley, under the jurisdiction of the district of Santa Teresa, Province of La Convención, Department of Cusco, in the south of Peru. Only about a third of Choquequirao, a vital link between the Amazon jungle and the city of Cusco, has been excavated. What has been discovered to date follows the traditional Inca construction: a temple and some administrative buildings are located directly around a central square with the homes of more common people further away.
U.S. explorer Gary Ziegler has said that the number of niches and double-jamb doors in the Choquequirao construction shows that the lost city was once in high status.

What's the matter with shockquirao?

Choquequirao is a surprisingly well preserved ruin of an Inca city located in Vilcabamba - Cusco - Peru. It is considered to be the "Sister City" of Machu Picchu as there are many similarities between the two.
Choquequirao was both a cultural and religious center for the Incas. Predictably this citadel was used as a checkpoint to ensure access to the areas of Vilcabamba, which connected the jungle with other important centers such as Pisac and Machu Picchu.
It was also considered as a refuge for the Incas who by orders of Manco Inca, left the city of Cusco to take refuge in the cities of the region of Vilcabamba, when around the year 1535 Cusco was besieged by the Spaniards. At present we can still see that Choquequirao has some walls with decorations of figures like flames.

How is the height ofchoquequirao?

The lost citadel of Choquequirao is located at 3,035 meters above sea level above sea level and at the lowest point of the trek you will be at 1,461 meters above sea level.
The climate is similar to that of Cusco so it is advisable to acclimatize to the heights before walking. It should be noted that the road to Choquequirao is warm due to the Apurimac Canyon.

Can you get to Machu Picchu from shock?

Oh yes, I do. That's why we offer an exclusive tourist package for you to visit the ruins of Choquequirao as well as the citadel of Machu Picchu.
Le aseguramos que el tramo de esta caminata durará 8 días de pura conexión con todo lo que le ofrece el paisaje andino desde las alturas.
We assure you that the stretch of this walk will last 8 days of pure connection with all that the Andean landscape offers you from the heights.
With guided tours, you'll get a greater appreciation of the Inca Empire and you'll feel like you're traveling around time.