This abandoned city has lots of similarity with Machu Picchu and there are a variety of theories about its origin. It is relatively clear, it is said that there are many areas to discover, so visiting it is a true adventure and mystery.
Day 1: Cusco – Cachora – Capuliyoc – Santa Rosa.
Before the first daylight we jump on the car to transport at start to our adventure, breakfast in the Hotel around 5 am. likewise make sure bring all your own equipment to the trek. Then we will start with our journey to the village of Cachora from Cusco 4 hours drive to the trailhead of Cachora, continuing thereafter towards the Cunyac Bridge between the departments of Cusco and Apurimac, arriving at Cachora 2800 masl. and Capuliyoc 2900 masl at . Here we will meet with our horseman (donkey drivers), here is the first view to the Choquequirao complex still further, we starting with gentleman downhill by serpent trail over the Apurimac canyon for 4 hours, crossing the small hamlet and hut called Cocamasana and Chiquisca on the lower part of the valley, the climate is warm and sunny on the dry season is dusty, we will have lunch before the start the ascent towards Santa Rosa hamlet, lunch spot called Playa Rosalinda 1500 masl, after nap the ascent is around 2 hours till Sta Rosa 2100 masl. The first base camp. Choquequirao Trek Classic
Day 2: Santa Rosa – Marampata – Choquequirao.
One day of complete adrenaline to climb up to the ancient city there are the highest view to the wide landscape, after light quake breakfast around 6:00 am, we will continue our hike up to Marampata 2850 m.a.s.l for around 3 hours slow pace. During our journey we will observe the dense vegetation in the area. Then we will arrive to Maranpata beside the Chunchumayo to refreshing and short rest. Along the way you°ll observe many orchids and colorful flowers as well as many birds and mammals, Marampata the beautiful base camp, lunch spot with top view much further into the mountains the great inca complej called “Choquequirao city” 3000 masl. From lunch is 2 hours hike along the Inca trail with impressive views to Choquequirao and surrounded the complex. On the afternoon recommended visit with less clouds and clear views to mountain ranges early darkness side down tents close to Choquequirao 2950 masl. Base camp.
Day 3: Choquequirao – Marampata – Chiquisca.
To wake up on the Andes it is delight to following Our instinct of path finders, quit breakfast will be on the wild life in Choquequirao is prize by sunrise and fill up of gladness, We will arrive at the archaeological site in time to enjoy the impressionist views of the deep canyons and maybe the opportunity to see a Condor flying near, we will walk towards of the Choquequirao archaeologicalcomplex, which is a one-hour walk to see the Choquequirao and where our guide and mystic knowledge you feel travel around the time, after 3 hours exploring the complex we start return way back to the begin by the same trail 2 hours down cross the Apurimac river and 1 hour up until Chiquisca. base camp.
Day 4: Chiquisqa – Capuliyoc – Cusco.
The last Andean breakfast is the biggest and special with the river noising, mostly time of the day is hat and up back to the begin, we will return along the same route to Capuliyoc 2800 masl., the slope back the way up appreciate the condors and some Andean life on the route and snowcapped mountains and turn the head, share the experience on the trek, we descended on the first day and which is a soft climb of two hours until the pass of Capuliyoc 2915 m.a.s.l. During our journey we will observe the exotic flora and fauna as well as sights of majestic snow-capped peaks and the impressive canyon of the Apurimac. After to get Capuliyoc where the Climbing path finishes we will have lunch Where is the last views to the apurimac valley and Choquequirao Trek Classic, in over all the climbing time is 4 hours approx.. to get towards Capuliyoc the end of the trek and lunch spot, In the afternoon we will drive a car back 5 hours to Cusco. Arriving around 6 p.m., passengers will be transferred to the hotel. End of the services.
INCLUDED:Private transport from Cusco to Cachora trail head
The north face or Eureka tents- 2 persons
Entrance fees to Choquequirao
Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
High quality camping equipment, tents are big enough for 2 persons. Mattresses, eating tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent)
Meals during the excursion (breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks / option vegetarian
Cook and cooking equipment
Horseman and mules, for all camping equipment and customer’s luggage (Up to 8 kg)
Emergency horse over 6 persons
First-aid kit and oxygen bottle
NOT INCLUDED:Sleeping bag
Day 1: Breakfast
Lunch and Dinner on the last day
Walking Sticks: you can hire from our company
Tips: Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish
What you should bring:Backpack with rain shelter.
Clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
Rain pants and lightweight pants.
Slippers or sandals (for showers and hot springs).
Woolen or synthetic socksand a sweater.
Long- and short-sleeved polo’s/T-Shirts.
Rainponcho cold and sun hat.
Bathing suit (for the hot springs in Aguas Calientes).
Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets, toiletries and toilet paper.
Camera (wrapped in plastic bag), a flash light and batteries.
Some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit.
Original passport, original ISIC student card
Extra money in soles (s/ 400.00 soles) emergency case and tips.
Since the weather can be very cold and mostly, your clothes – once gotten wet – won’t dry at night. So take some clothes to change.
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