Choquequirao 4Days/3Nights

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PROGRAM DETAILS

 
  • Starting point : Cusco
  • Ending point : Cusco
  • Activities : Exploring archaeological sites and Peruvian culture, Camping and Hiking
  • Airfares : Not included, available upon request
  • Feel free to ask for extra services, this tour is customizable.

ITINERARY - DAY BY DAY

(B)= breakfast / (L)= lunch / (D)= dinner

 

Day 1: Cusco – Cachora – Chaquisqa (L) (D)

The bus will pick you up from your hotel at 6 a.m. to begin our journey to the village of Cachora. During our journey we will stop for a moment to view the archaeological remains of Tarawasi from the bus. Continuing thereafter towards the Cunyac Bridge between the areas of Cusco and Apurimac. Next we will travel through the district of Curawasi and Saywute, arriving at Cachora at approximately 10 a.m. We will begin our trek from this area, along sloping paths leading to the pass of Capuliyoc (2800 meters above sea level) where we will stop for lunch after a two hour walk. Then we will continue our journey to the town of Chaquisqa (1930 meters above sea level). The whole trail to Chaquisqa is downhill. The landscape is awesome and the weather is warm. Our first camp will be setup here. This is a three hour walk.

 

Day 2: Chiquisca – Playa Rosalina – Sunchupata (B) (L) (D)

After breakfast at 5:00 am we will continue our walk towards Playa Rosalina (1550 meters above sea level). To follow will be an early climb up the hill towards Santa Rosa (2100 meters above sea level) where we will stop for lunch. That's the hardest part of the trail done. After we will climb for three hours up to the Maranpata (2850 meters above sea level), which is an easier climb. During our journey we will observe the vegetation in the area. Later, we will journey along a straight section towards Sunchupata where we will camp. Trekking time is two hours.

Day 3: Sunchupata – Choquequirao – Chaquisqa (B) (L) (D)

Very early after breakfast (5:00 am) we will travel towards Choquequirao to see the sun rise. This is a one hour walk and is where we will remain for three hours in the company of a guide who will provide you with all the details about this important inka refuge. At the scheduled time, we will begin our return to Sunchupata, descending to Santa Rosa, where we stop for lunch. Thereafter we will continue descending to Playa Rosalina that takes about an hour. Upon our arrival at Rosalina we will continue our journey to the village of Chaquisqa, two hours away from Rosalina, where we will spend the night.

Day 4: Chaquisiqa – Capuliyoc – Cachora (B) (L)

A hearty breakfast shall be served in Chaquisqa (06:00 am), after which we will return along the same route to Cachora which is the slope we descended on the first day and which is a smooth climb of two hours until we reach the pass of Capuliyoc. From here, it takes another two hours to reach the village of Cachora, arriving at 12:00 am approximately. During our journey we will observe the exotic flora and fauna as well as sights of majestic snowcapped peaks and the impressive canyon of the Apurimac.

In the afternoon we will travel to the hot springs of Qonoq where we will remain for one hour and continue later on our journey to the city of Cusco. Upon our arrival in Cusco at 8 p.m you will be transferred to your hotel. End of the services.

 

TOUR INCLUDES

  • Transport by bus to the starting point of the trek (Cachora).
  • Entrance ticket.
  • Cook and cooking equipment.
  • Horsemen and horses (to carry tents, food and cooking equipment).
  • English/Spanish speaking professional guide.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal camping equipment such as tents and sleeping pad.
  • Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge.
  • Transportation from Cachora to Cusco, including transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
   

** Custom made programs may be prepared for groups with special interests. Like extra nights, optional starting and ending points or additional tours. Extra flight reservations may be arranged upon request. All tours may be provided privately upon request.

If you have a large group, please contact us to work out the best price.

   

ALL FOR:

ADULT $390

STUDENT $370

NOTE: consider that you have to pay half before coming here and later completing when you arrive

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