50% payment to book
Min 2 passenger(s).
The trek to the Inca site of Choquequirao will create unforgettable memories as you walk through the majestic path of the Apurímac canyon with breathtaking views of snow-capped Mountains and come into contact with the biodiversity of flora and fauna at different Elevations The most common animals are the spectacled bear and condors. There will be enough time to walk and observe the landscape while enjoying the trek to the lost city of the Incas, a remote archaeological site little visited by tourists. The remote location of the Choquequirao archaeological site is beautiful, mysterious, and enchanting. Our guides are very knowledgeable about this route to the lost city of the Incas, the group will stay in local lodgings during the trek to Choquequirao..
DAY 1: CACHORA- CAPULIYOC- CHIKISCA
Pick up from Cusco at 5:00 am, transport to go to Cachora 4 hours of travel, breakfast in Cachora, after breakfast the transport will take you to the beginning of the Capuliyoc trek; at this point your guide will show you Choquequirao in the distance.
We will walk for approximately 4 to 5 hours and we will arrive at Chikiska, where we will spend the first night, lunch, dinner and lodging.
Meals of the day: lunch and dinner
Maximum altitude: 2,950 m
Minimum altitude: 2100m
Walking distance: 8 km
Walking time: 4 to 5 hours.
DAY 2: CHIKISCA - PLAYA ROSALINA - SANTA ROSA - MARAMPATA
On our second day, we will start with an early breakfast at the lodge and start walking as the sun rises so as not to be caught up in the heat on the sunny trail along the Apurímac valley. In 3 hours, and after crossing the Apurímac River, we will arrive in Santa Rosa, where we will take a short refreshing break, then we will walk uphill for 2 more hours and we will arrive in Marampata, where the family of our next lodging awaits us with lunch and Dinner. In the afternoon we will explore Marampata and learn about agriculture and the local lifestyle. We will spend the night at the lodge (marampata guest house).
Meals of the day: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Maximum altitude: 2,950 m
Minimum altitude: 2100 m
Walking distance: 10 km
Walking time: 5 to 6 hours.
DAY 3: MARAMPATA - CHOQUEQUIRAO- MARAMPATA
We will enjoy a good early breakfast before the start of the trek to Choquequirao, it will take us 1 hour and a half to the majestic Inca city of Choquequirao. We will spend the whole day exploring the archaeological site of Choquequirao, the lost city of the Incas has different areas such as the main square, the agricultural terraces, and the famous terraces with llamas. In the afternoon we will return to Marampata to our lodging (marampata guest house)
Meals of the day: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Maximum altitude: 3, O80 m
Minimum altitude: 2,850 m
Walking distance: 10km
Walking time: 7 to 8 hours.
DAY 4: MARAMPATA- SANTA ROSA- PLAYA ROSALINA- CHIKISCA- CAPULIYOC
After a good night and an early breakfast, we will start the trek back to Capuliyoc. Following the same path, this day will be the longest and most challenging we will have on this hike. We will stop at Playa Rosalina for a short break and then we will continue walking to Chikisca for lunch. After lunch, we will continue uphill until we reach Capuliyoc. Where our transport will be waiting for the group and then return to the city of Cusco