Choquequirao Trek 4D/3N

Dicover the New Machu Picchu

Max Height

3,100 m

Trip Days

04 Days

Type

Trekking

Difficulty

Moderate-Hard-Easy

OVERVIEW

Why hike the Choquequirao?

Choquequirao is considered the last house, constructions if the Incas after arrive the Spaniards, and these days is known like the second Machu picchu, because is located in a strategical mountain and is so fantastic like the Machu picchu.

Day-by-Day Summary

  • Day 1
    Cusco - Cachora - Chiquiska camp (1,500 m)
  • Day 2
    Chiquiska - Maranpata - choquequirao camp (3,000 m)
  • Day 3
    Visit to Choquequirao and come back to Chiquiska camp ( 1,500 m)
  • Day 4
    Chiquiska - Capuliyoc - Cachora - Cusco
Starting From
500 USD
  • Duration:
    4 Days and 3 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walking, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Narutal.
  • Hotel
    0 Night (Shared Room)
  • Camping
    3 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Moderate-High-Easy(depends of your fitness level).
  • Transportation
    Bus, Train, Van, local car
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FULL ITINERARY

Day 01: Cusco/ Cachora/ Chiquisca

Previous walking we still have to drive from Cusco to Cachora town 2600 m.a.s.l (8,530 ft) which takes us for around 03 hours where We meet the horse leader. Once there we organize the equipment and luggage on mules and horses. This day we walk through great sceneries getting Capuliyoc top viewpoint where we enjoy a break and the entire valley and Apurimac canyon. Afterward we walk in a big descent till Chiquisca camping site
Total distance: 18 km (11 miles)
Estimated walking time: 5 to 6 hours
Maximum altitude point: 2,915 m.a.s.l (9,500 ft)
Campsite altitude: 1,500 m.a.s.l (4,920 ft)

Day 02: Chiquisca/ Marampata/ Choquequirao

After a healthy breakfast, we start to walk down to Playa Rosalina (1400m.a.s.l) (4,593 ft) which is the lower area on the walking route so after we walk up over a single trail on the desert where the practice of agriculture is almost impossible but the inhabitants of the area takes advantage of some water streams cultivating sugar cane. After 1470 meters (4,823 ft) walking up we get Marampata community (2870 m.a.s.l) (9,416 ft) where we enjoy a lunch in the middle of great scenery. After a nap, we still walk up with direction the Choquequirao camping area getting in the two hours after lunch place.
Total distance: 14 km (8.7 miles)
Estimated walking time: 8 to 9 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,100 m.a.s.l (10,170 ft)
Campsite altitude: 3,000 m.a.s.l (9,840 ft)

Day 03: Choquequirao - Chiquisca

Walking down over the same path until Playa Rosalina where we enjoy the lunch a longer siesta to recover energy because afterward we walk up to Chiquisca Camping site where we spend the night.
Total distance: 14 km (8.7 miles)
Estimated walking time: 8 to 9 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,100 m.a.s.l (10,170 ft)
Campsite altitude: 1,500 m.a.s.l (4,920 ft

Day 04: Chiquisca - Cachora - Cusco

Early breakfast at around 04:30 o clock in the morning and then walking up to Capuliyoc viewpoint and Cachora village where we say chao to the Horse leader to continue by car to Cusco city.
Total distance: 18 km (11 miles)
Estimated walking time: 7 to 8 hours
Maximum altitude point: 2,915 m.a.s.l (9,500 ft)


  • Pre- Departure Briefing
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Transport from your hotel to Cachora - Capuliyoc (walking star point)
  • 4 person sleeping tents (we only put 2 in each tent) very spacious
  • Foam mats to put under your sleeping bag (carried by horses)
  • Camping equipment
  • Entrance to Choquequirao
  • Accommodation ( 3 nights in tent )
  • Cargo Mules (For first and second day to carry the all-camping equipment and your personal baggage (7 kilos).
  • Specialist chef
  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 dinners and Snacks
  • water for grooming
  • Come Back Transport from Cachora to hotel in Cusco (Day 4)
  • 24-h guest service

Our Differences:

We include in our price these additional things, which normally are not included by companies.

  • the Entrance ticket for Choquequirao
  • Sleeping Bags: You can hire from our company if you do not have your own ($20 USD)
  • Walking Sticks: You can hire a set($18 USD).
  • Meals Like: Day 1: Breakfast - Last Day: Dinner
  • Travel Insurance, clothing and gear
  • Tips for our staff: Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish.
  • Additional costs or delays out of control of the management (landscape, bad weather condition, itinerary modification due to a safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability/strike, etc.)

• Original ID documents (Passport)
• A good backpack or day backpack to carry your personal things
• Sleeping bag recommended -5 as minimum, walking sticks are recommended.
• Waterproof trekking boots.
• Warm clothes ( you can experience the four seasons in one day).
• 4 T-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, 4 pairs of socks, raincoat, 1 warm jacket, extra layers.
• Camera with extra battery.
• Sunblock, sunglasses, insect repellent.
• Essential toiletries, toothbrush, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.

DATES & PRICE

Shared Tour

Adult
$ 550 USD $ 500

Departure Dates:

Dayly Departures since two trekkers

Private Tour

Private tours are available and priced by party size, write us for a private tour.

HOW TO BOOK ?

How to Book

In order to make a booking With Do Adventures, you need to follow the next steps:

Step 1: ENTER IN A CONTACT.

It is always a good idea to contact us directly and confirm with our team before your booking. Once you are ready, follow the next steps.

Step 2: ACCEPT TERMS & CONDITIONS.

Is very important to read our Terms and Conditions, because when you book a tour with Do Adventures, means that you are accepting automatically.

Step 3: SEND US YOUR FULL DETAILS.

Please send us to our e-mail the required details like: name, last name, passport number, nationality, birth date, those details has to be same of your passport or send us your passport photo. In addition, you have to send us your arrival date, hotel name in Cusco, departure of Cusco and date for a trip.

Step 4: MAKE THE DEPOSIT.

You have to pay the first deposit required according each tour to guarantee your journey, this can be made by one of our Payment Methods . After to complete the payment write us to our e-mail about that.
The Final Payment: Is due at least with 2 days or 1 day before to depart, normally is due on the briefing time.

Step 5: CONFIRMATION.

Finally, after to obtain your full details and the deposit, our office staff will email you back a tour confirmation to guarantee your journey. We always send confirmations, so if you do not hear from us, check your spam folder or contact us and we will resend you. We are so excited to take you on the Trip and thank you for your trust in us.

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