DAY 1: CUSCO - CACHORA - CAPULIYOC - SANTA ROSA.
We will pick you up from your hotel at 5:00 am to transfer you to Cachora
(4 hours), where we will have breakfast and then continue in the transport to Capuliyoc where we will start the walk where we can have a great view of the Apurímac canyon. Finally we descend through the cactus forest of Playa Rosalina on the banks of the Apurímac River, the main tributary of the Amazon River and then continue until we reach our first camp - Santa Rosa. (2700m).
DAY 2: SANTA ROSA - MARAMPATA - CHOQUEQUIRAO.
After breakfast we will have a walk for 4 hours uphill through a long and narrow path, surrounded by beautiful vegetation and a variety of orchids. Halfway through we stopped for lunch in Marampata, then we walked for a few more hours to Choquequirao (Cradle of Gold), considered the sister city of Machu Picchu, due to its similarities. The view of the canyon is spectacular, it is also possible to see Condors flying over the Andes. Camp near Choquequirao (3050m).
DAY 3: CHOQUEQUIRAO - CHOQUEQUIRAO PASS - RIO BLANCO - MAIZAL.
Breakfast will be at 7am and we will start the walk crossing the ruins of Choquequirao uphill through the cloud forest, valleys and mountains to reach the Choquequirao pass. After 5 hours of walking we continue through Andenería called Pinchinoyoc which means (water jumping forward - 2750m). Here we will observe several species of birds, and a variety of orchids, We will have lunch near the Blanco river, we stop for a moment here for a refreshing swim in the clean and cold waters of the river. We will cross through the river since there are no bridges. After our rest we resume the long uphill walk to Maizal high above the river near the sacred Apus of the Incas. From Rio Blanco we will go up to Maizal for about 3 hours. Camp at 3000m.
DAY 4: MAIZAL - MINAS VICTORIA - YANAMA
Early in the morning we will walk around the Corihuarachina glacier, this place is important due to the Inca channels from here we start the uphill walk crossing impressive Inca mines called Victoria and towards the Victoria pass. Again a long climb but in an incredible and beautiful environment, first with the cloud forest and then over the Andean puna passing through the Victoria Mines, a place during the colony where silver was extracted. Almost at the top we can see original Inca trails. We will have our lunch at the pass at 4200 meters overlooking the Choquetakarpo mountain, while we have lunch we will be able to appreciate the flight of some condors depending on the weather, and finally descend to our camp in Yanama, an isolated and small settlement at the bottom of the long valley. surrounded by mountains (3800m).
DAY 5: YANAMA - TOTORA - SANTA TERESA
This day we will have our delicious breakfast and then take a local transportation to Santa Teresa, travel time 2h and 30min, where we will have lunch, and then later go to the thermal baths of Cocallmayo (extra cost) after enjoying this beautiful place, return to the camp. in Santa Teresa where we will enjoy 1 day of rest and party.
DAY 6: SANTA TERESA - HYDROELECTRIC - AGUAS CALIENTES.
Our walk begins at 8:00 am. for 3 hours approx. towards hydroelectric place where we will have to register to be able to enter the historical sanctuary of Machupicchu and also our lunch place, after a rest we will go to Aguas Calientes or Machupicchu town, here we will spend the night in a hostel with hot shower and wi-fi. Around 7:00 pm we will have dinner and final arrangements for the most important day of the tour the visit to the sacred city of the Incas MACHUPICCHU !!! On this day you have the option of canopy or zip line to skip the first 3 hours of the trek (Optional - extra cost).
20km and 6 hours of travel
Day 7: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO
Very early (4:20 am approx.) We will begin the ascent for an hour and a half of walk to the Inka citadel of Machupicchu and we will have a guided tour for 02 hour visiting the main buildings and important temples of the city them if you have a ticket yo can visit the Waynapicchu Mountains or Machupicchu Mountain (Optional - extra cost) Then you will have to return to the town of Aguas Calientes to be able to take the train back to Ollantaytambo and then the bus to the city of Cusco.