Choquequirao


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Choquequirao Trek 4D/3N


Day-by-Day Summary

DAY 1: Cusco – Cachora - Chiquiska base camp
DAY 2: Chiquiska - Marampata - Choquequirao
Day 3: Choquequirao - Marampata - Chiquiska
Day 4: Chiquiska - Cachora - Cusco

Highlights

  • Discover the Valley, Padrayoc peak, Rivers and the New Machu picchu called Choquequirao.

Places Visited

Valleys, Rivers, Cachora Village, Peaks, and Choquequirao the last Inca Citadel.

Departures:Our company has daily departures, since 2 to 10 participants maximum per group, we are a 100% direct trekking tour operator, sustainable and responsible with Nature.
Starting From
USD 500
  • Duration:
    4 Days and 3 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walking, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Narutal.
  • Hotel
    0 Night (Shared Room)
  • Camping
    3 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Challenging (depends on your level of fitness).
  • Transportation
    Bus, Train, Van, local car

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 view point 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 e 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 view point and Cachoravillage where we say chao! 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)


  • ENTRANCE TIKETS: In our treks, the entrance to Choquequirao archaeological site is included.
  • BRIEFING: Two or one night before your expeditions, we are going to your hotel or you will come to our office for your briefing, it is an information session for the tril to be ready to 100% for the trek day.
  • PROFESSIONAL GUIDES: All our guides studied English and Tourism at the University, institutes, and have many months giving support to the trekkers before to start to work in this kind of adventures like a guide.
  • HOTEL:The activity include 3 nights in tents and 1 night hotel in Aguas Calientes village. We include a two star hotel with shared rooms (Double, Marital and Triple rooms). If you would like to upgrade your hotel level or prefer a single room, there will be an additional cost.
  • FOOD & CHEFS: Many of our customers comments about the wonders of our chefs. They make magic happen on the trail in a small tent over a single flame. The food is served family style, there will be plenty of options for everyone, and always food left over. If you are vegetarian, it is not problem for us, just tell us and you will have vegetarian food. Each day will consist of breakfast, lunch, happy hour with tea and snacks and dinner. Your last meal will be breakfast of the last day. Lunch the last day is not included.
  • TRANSPORTATION: All the transportations during the trek are included, we will pick you up from your hotel at around 6 AM and carried to the trailhead (day 1), the transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco the last day, One Way bus from Aguas Caleintes to Machupicchu.
  • HORSES AND SUPPORT STAFF: We include horses and horsemen who is responsible for carrying your duffel (7 kg of bag) with your personal items. There is no additional fee for this. We will give you your duffel bag at your briefing session and this should be filled with the things you will need on your adventure, but not during the actual hiking time.During the trek you have to bring your own daypack with the essential things, because you will have access to your duffel bag only at your evening campsite.
  • FIRST AID: Your safety is our number 1 concern. All our guides are trained to provide support in these causes. They all will have first aid kits and full oxygen bottle in case anything happens. We will get you off the trail as quickly and comfortably as possible, if needed and will make sure you get directly to a clinic for treatment. This is not something to worry about - but if something happens, we will be there for you.Note: before to do the trek or any type of adventure tour, we recommend you to visit your doctor and explain about the activity that will do, and please try to bring a small first aid bag each according to your conditions to stay peaceful.
  • RENTALS: Every trekker needs a sleeping bag when you choose a trek with camping. Inflatable air matts are optional, but do help in getting a good night sleep. Walking sticks are definitely encouraged and must have a rubber tip when bringing your own. If you do not have or want to bring any of the above, they are all available for rent:

OPTIONAL SERVICES:

• Sleeping Bag rent for the all trek $ 20.
• A pair of sticks $ 15 for the all trail.
• Adicional horse for carry your personal bags $ 50 per 3 days.
• Vistadone train service $ 60.
• Bus From Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes $ 15 USD

TREK CHECKLIST

• 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.
• Swimsuit for swim in thermal baths.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.

The Prices are per traveler:

Class Departures Price
Shared Every Day $ 550 USD $ 500

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STUDENT DISCOUNT: $20 off per person

Student Discounts apply to anyone who has a valid GREEN ISIC card at the time of the trek or is 16 years old or younger. For those using an ISIC card to receive the discount, we do need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 16 years old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to info@doadventures.com.

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