Choquequirao 4 Days - 3 Nights
- Location: Cusco / Peru
- Duration: 4 Days – 3 Nights
- Departures: Evereyday
- Places to visit: Choquequirao
Day 1: Cusco – Cachora – CHIQUISPA
We leave Cusco early in the morning until you arrive at the village of Cachora (3,100 m.s.n.m), the trip you will have a duration of approximately 4 hours. From this place called Cachora we will begin the hike, along a path of smooth slope, along the way we will observe the snowy Padrayoc (5,482 m) and Wayna Cachora A half-hike of the day we will have a break in the passage of CAPULIYOC from which we will have a panoramic view of the Apurímac Valley, then descend appreciating the beautiful scenery of warm weather to reach Chiquisqa (1930 meters m) Here we will have our first Camp. (Lunch and dinner).
Day 2: CHIQUISCA-PLAYA ROSALINA-SUNCHUPATA
In the morning very early we will have our breakfast to continue the hike towards the beach Rosalinda (1550 M.A.S.L.), then climb a slope towards Santa Rosa, in this place we will have lunch, then ascend to Maranpata (2850 meters m), a smoother ascent, during this journey we will be able to observe all the way of the first day and the vegetation that exists in this place then we will cross a straight section with direction to Sunch´upata. From this place we have 1 more hour of trip up to coming to the Archaeological Choquequirao complex.
Day 3: SUNCHUPATA – CHOQUEQUIRAO – CHIQUISQA
Much early after the breakfast we go to archaeological center of Choquequirao to be able to appreciate the exit of the sun, we will always visit the citadel for three hours accompanied by our guide who correctly was explaining on this important Inca refuge Inca and the importance of the Apurímac and Rio Blanco and we will also be able to appreciate the Cordillera Vilcabamba, after the guided visit we will begin the return to Sunch’upata and descend to Santa Rosa, to then descend to the Playa Rosalina, then we go up to the village of Chiquisqa here we will camp. (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner).
Day 4: Chiquisqa – CAPULIYOC – CACHORA
After breakfast in Chiquisqa (06 hrs.) We will return by the same path until you reach the step Capuliyoc and continue 2 hrs more to Cachora, this hike does not require much effort; and here are two more hours until the locality of Cachora this is a stretch much smoother and we will be reaching 12:00 hrs approximately, in the journey we will appreciate the exotic flora and fauna of the place, as well as views of imposing mountains and the impressive Apurimac canyon.
Finally return to the town of Cachoa, where we expect our transportation to return to Cusco.
Included / Not Included
- Pick up from the hotel.
- Tourist transport to Cachoa.
- Professional Guide English/Spanish throughout the tour.
- Food (03 breakfasts, 03 lunches and 03 dinners)
- Camping equipment
- Entrance to Choquequirao
- Horses (which will carry the tents, food, kitchen equipment).
- Transport Cusco-Cachoa-Cusco.
- Sleeping bag
- Food (first breakfast and last lunch).
Is recommended to carry:
- Sleeping bag. (If you don’t have one, rent one at the office).
- Warm clothes for the first day.
- Light clothing, four pairs of socks.
- Good shoes or boots.
- Water bottle.
- Camera or video camera (optional).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen, caps or hats, mosquito repellent.
- Purifying tablets.