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5 Day – Choquequirao Trek

  • 5 Days 4 Nights
  • min
    Min People : 02
  • Small groups
    Max People : 08 per group
Tour Overview
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    Small Groups: 2-8 travelers (average of 6), with an expert local Tour Leader.
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Day by Day

Day 1: Cusco – Capuliyoc – La Playa
Day 2: La Playa – Marampata – Choquekiraw
Day 3: Exploring Choquekiraw
Day 4: Choquekiraw – Marampata – La Playa – Chikiska
Day 5: Chikiska – Capuliyoc – Cusco

Included

Price Includes

  • 3 Nights camping
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Comfortable camping equipment
  • All meals during the Trek with local organic ingredients

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Gratuities for the team
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Sleeping bags, air mattress, or trekking poles
What to Expect

Each journey provides a different experience to the traveler and is incredibly magical

Explore far from the beaten track and city streets, hike by rugged, unpaved roads; over rough, steep, and sometimes slippery paths without handrails with amazing views of peaks, lakes, unique countrysides; and climb many high and uneven stone steps at Inca sites.

Discount:

Discounts apply to anyone who has a valid STUDENT CARD at the time of the journey  (Students must be under 25 years of age)  or who is 17-years-old or younger. The discount is $25 USD per person.

 

To Book

To book a tour you need to enter in contact with our consulters and make an initial payment of $ 200 USD per person, the remaining balance can be paid online in full or installments up to 30 days prior to start date, or in cash on our office upon your arrival. Also, we are going to require a scanned copy of your passport.

Itinerary: Choquequirao Trek 5 Days

Day 1Cusco – Capuliyoc – La Playa

We are going to pick you up from your hotel at Cusco at 4 a.m, to drive in our private van for about three hours until to get the trailhead (Capuliyoc 3,200 m). There you will meet our hiking team and will have the first breakfast served by our trekking chef.

After breakfast, before to begin our hike we are going to take our first group photo with the views of the snow-peak. After that, we are going to start our expeditions by the Choquequirao trek, it is like a three-hour down hike with some breaks until the lunch stop. The trail is a little dusty and slippery, but with good trekking boots and poles, you won’t have problems. Along the way has awesome views of the Apurimac Canyon.

After lunch and rest, we are continuing for another three hours with direction to our base camp located on the bottom of the valley (la Playa 1,800 m)

Day 2La Playa – Marampata – Choquekiraw

Today we encourage wake up early for the breakfast and get ready for the day. We begin our hike crossing the hanging breach, and then it is like four hours uphill, with zigzags until the lunch place called Maranpata. Along the trail, will pass by some sugar cane farms, will see more great views of the valley, beautiful flora, fauna, and if we are lucky possibly some condors. For this section of Choquekiraw Trek, we will have an emergency horse in case you get tired and want a ride.

Once we arrive at Marampata (3,350), our lunch is ready, then we can take a nap for digestion. Finally, we are going to continue the last two-hour until Choquekirao, along the hike will have amazing views of the Apurimac canyon and also the Inca site of Choquekiraw, if we are lucky will see black bears. Once we arrive at the base camp, our team will set you up in your tents, this is located next to the Inca site. If you still have energy, you can take a 30-minute walk to enjoy the sunset from Choquekiraw Inca site.

Day 3Exploring Choquekirao

After a delicious breakfast, it begins the most spectacular excursion (Choquekiraw). To arrive there is for about 30 minutes walk, once we arrived begins the history lessons and walking tour of this impressive Inca site. Choquekiraw nowadays is considered bigger than Machu Picchu, although it’s still all hidden by the forest in the process of studies to clean up. This Inca site is extremely spread with terraces, and houses, temples, astronomical observatories, and water channels.

After a walking tour for about four hours, we will back to base camp for lunch and a rest. After lunch, you are free to back to the Inca site to explore more or go to the llama area, it’s a steep downhill 30-minute walk where you will see narrow farming terraces. There you will see llama depictions on the terrace walls from white stones. These were probably built by the Incas to represent the llama constellation in the Milky Way. After that, you can spend more time on the main complex taking more photos or enjoying the sunset over the mountains. Finally, at the recommended time you will back to our base camp to enjoy dinner and sleep like a baby.

Day 4Choquekiraw – Marampata – La Playa – Chikiska

Today after breakfast begins ou way back, it is two hours until Marampata, along the way we will try to see beautiful flora and fauna you might have missed on your way to the Inca site. We will see waterfalls in the distance, as well as the clouds lifting from the bottom of the canyon. From Maranpata is another 4 hours downhill until la Playa for lunch, along the way we will some breaks to enjoy local fruits.

Finally, after lunch and nap, we are continuing for two hours uphill until Chikisca for our dinner and camp.

Day 5Chikiska – Capuliyoc – Cusco

After breakfast, we are ready for the last four-hour uphill before to back to Cusco in our van. Once we will arrive at the Samit (Capuliyic), we are going to have our last lunch with all the team.

You will say goodbye to our horsemen team and then continue to Cusco for about three more hours by car. We will arrive in Cusco at around 6 p.m. We will drop you off at your hotel.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Price Includes

Here is What is Included in the price; We Have Got You Covered.

  • All guiding services You’ll have an experienced trip leader with you for the entire journey, as well as specialist local guides in select locations. Tour leader for all journey and places to visit in the Itinerary.
  • All accommodations Charming hotels in the cities according the selected category, based in double, matrimonial or triple rooms.
    For single room is an extra fee.
  • Entrance FeesIs includes the entrance fee to the places mentioned to visit in the itinerary
  • All transportationAll the transportation to complete the visit according to the itinerary like van, bus, and train (Expedition Service).
  • MealsAre included since the day 1 breakfast, until the last day breakfast, mentioned in the itinerary, except those not mentioned in the itinerary. Those meals are prepared by our mountain chief.
  • Camping equipmentComfortable camping equipment as tents, duffle bag, cooking staff, tables, chairs and more.

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Gratuities for the team
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary ( Last day Lunch in Aguas Calientes)
  • Sleeping bags, air mattress, or trekking poles

For any Trek, you need sleeping bag. We recommend a warm sleeping bags for a low temperature as -15C. Air mattresses and trekking poles are optional but recommended. If you don’t have or want to bring all these items, we have for rent.

Departure Dates and Prices

GROUP SERVICE

Departure: We offer guaranteed departures since two travelers, this tour departs all the Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays of the week in group service, along the 12 months of a year.

A group tour means that you are going to explore with other travelers with different fitness abilities

Price: All our tours are priced in US Dollar and it is per each person (not per room) according your selected category.

Category  Based on 2 in a tent
shared 550  $480USD

PRIVATE SERVICE

A private tour means, The tour is just for your group, are available on any date and the prices are according to the group size.

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