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Cusco Trek

Trip Styles

TREK, ADVENTURE

Duration:

4 Days / 3 Nights

Altitude:

5200 msnm

Activity Level:

Challenging
choquequirao Trek 4 Days Details

The famous four day Choquequirao trek is one of the most beautiful and spectacular treks in the Cusco region. On this trek you will see the great Choquequirao ruins and have a real adventure enjoying the spectacular views of snow-capped mountains, great valleys, and amazing canyons. You will also see native animals such as andean Condors, birds, and native flora and fauna such as orchids and so much more. This is still a challenging hike, even for those who are trained! This is truly a unique experience in a lifetime not to be missed! We are specialized in this amazing route and offer the most frequent departures with experienced and professional guides.

  • Activities:
    Biking, Rafting, Zipline, HotSpring.
  • Maximum Altitude:
    4350 masl. / 14271 ft.
  • Difficulty Levels:
    Moderate 3 of 5
  • Accommodation:
    1 Day Lodge, 2 Days Hostel
  • Departures Day:
    Daily Departures.
  • Max People:
    12 people
  • Languages:
    English - Spanish
  • Starts:
    Pick up at Cusco: 4:30 AM
  • Ends:
    Drop-off at Cusco: 9:45 PM
Itinerary Choquequirao Trek 4 Days

Day 1CUSCO – CACHORA – CHIQUISCA

At 5:00 am we pick you up at your hotel, and then drive in our private transport to Capuliyoc (2,850m/9,407ft) for four hours. Along the way there are spectacular views of villages, valleys and snow-capped mountains. Once at Cachora we meet our horsemen and pack all our equipment onto the horses. After enjoying a boxed breakfast we start walking to Capuliyoc until lunch time where we enjoy great views of Apurimac Canyon, snow-capped mountains such a Padreyoc (5,571m/18,387ft) and the location of Choquequirao. After lunch we descend for two hours to our first campsite at Chiquisca (1,900m/6,270ft), here we spend the night.

  • Shuttle to Abra Malaga:
    3½ hour by bus from Cusco
  • Biking time:
    3½ to 4 hour approximately.
  • Activities:
    Biking, Rafting, Zipline, HotSpring.
  • Climate: Cold at the beginning
    and very hot in the night.
  • Accommodation:
    Lodge: Eco Terra Lodge.
  • Meals:
    Lunch, Dinner.
  • Maximum Altitude:
    4350 masl. / 14271 ft.
  • Minimum Altitude:
    1250 masl. / 4691 ft.
  • Difficulty Levels:
    Moderate 3 of 5
  • Accommodation:
    1 Day Lodge, 2 Days Hostel
  • Departures Day:
    Daily Departures.
  • Max People:
    12 people
  • Languages:
    English – Spanish
  • Starts:
    Pick up at Cusco: 4:30 AM
  • Ends:
    Drop-off at Cusco: 9:45 PM

Day 2CHIQUISCA - MARANPATA - CHOQUEQUIRAO

After an early breakfast we descend to the magnificent Apurimac River (1,550m/5,117ft) and then walk uphill to the rural village of Maranpata (2,850m/9,350ft) where we have lunch whilst enjoying the spectacular views of the archeological site of Choquequirao (3,150m/10,397ft). Then we will walk through a myriad of flora and fauna to the magnificent archeological site of Choquequirao where a private guided tour awaits us in the afternoon. During the tour we will explore all the important sections, such as: palaces, temple, ritual water fountains, amazing Usnu (ceremonial platform), agricultural terraces, llama´s section and much more. Finally we head back to our second campsite located just 20 minutes from the Choquequirao ruins, where we will have our high tea and dinner.

  • Hiking distance:
    22 Km. / 13.6 mile.
  • Hiking time:
    6½ to 7 hour approximately
  • Climate: Cold at the beginning
    and very hot in the night.
  • Accommodation:
    Lodge: Eco Terra Lodge.
  • Meals:
    Lunch, Dinner.
  • Difficulty Levels:
    Moderate 3 of 5
  • Maximum Altitude:
    4350 masl. / 14271 ft.
  • Minimum Altitude:
    1250 masl. / 4691 ft.
  • Accommodation:
    1 Day Lodge, 2 Days Hostel

Day 3CHOQUEQUIRAO - CHIQUISCA

After an early breakfast we will complete to explore some of the stunning sections of Choquequirao ruins and then we head back towards the rural community of Maranpata for lunch. Afterwards we descend to the magnificent Apurimac River (1,550m/5,117ft) for three hours; finally we walk up a moderate hill for one hour to our third evening´s campsite at Chiquisca (1,990m/6,270ft)

  • Hiking distance:
    22 Km. / 13.6 mile.
  • Hiking time:
    6½ to 7 hour approximately
  • Climate: Cold at the beginning
    and very hot in the night.
  • Accommodation:
    Lodge: Eco Terra Lodge.
  • Meals:
    Lunch, Dinner.
  • Difficulty Levels:
    Moderate 3 of 5
  • Maximum Altitude:
    4350 masl. / 14271 ft.
  • Minimum Altitude:
    1250 masl. / 4691 ft.
  • Accommodation:
    1 Day Lodge, 2 Days Hostel

Day 4CHIQUISCA - CACHORA - CUSCO

After a delicious breakfast, we walk up a moderate hill towards the Capuliyoc pass. Once there we may enjoy the spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and the Apurimac Canyon. Then we walk for two more hours towards Cachora (2,850m/9,407ft) for lunch. Afterwards we take our private transport to the archeological site of Saywite with a lot of time to explore it. Finally our private transport will bring us back to Cusco at your hotel, arriving in the evening.

  • Hiking distance:
    22 Km. / 13.6 mile.
  • Hiking time:
    6½ to 7 hour approximately
  • Climate: Cold at the beginning
    and very hot in the night.
  • Accommodation:
    Lodge: Eco Terra Lodge.
  • Meals:
    Lunch, Dinner.
  • Difficulty Levels:
    Moderate 3 of 5
  • Maximum Altitude:
    4350 masl. / 14271 ft.
  • Minimum Altitude:
    1250 masl. / 4691 ft.
  • Accommodation:
    1 Day Lodge, 2 Days Hostel
Includes Inca Jungle Trek 4 Days
Include:
  • Pick-up at your hotel in the morning of the trek departure
  • Private transport from Cusco to Cachora (starting point of the trek) and Cacchora to Cusco
  • Entry fee to Choquequirao and other Inca sites
  • English speaking, experienced and professional guide
  • Comfortable tents with two people in a four-person tent
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional vegetarian food with prior request)
  • 1 emergency horse which can be ridden if you’re feeling exhausted
  • All camping equipment such as: dining tent, table, chairs, kitchen tent and toilet tent
  • Tent for our staff to sleep in
  • First Aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
  • Horses (for equipment and personal items) including horsemen
  • Basic foam sleeping mattresses
  • Private Guided tour at each archeological site
  • 7 kilos of your personal items such as extra clothes and sleepingbag will be carried by our mules
  • Boiled water for drinking and washing purposes
Not Included:
  • Sleeping bag adequate for temperature of minus 10°c ($20 for the duration of the trek)
  • Additional horses for extra personal luggage above that of the personal item allowance
  • Tips
Choquequirao Trek Packing List:
  • A backpack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek
  • Rain gear (jacket and pants if available) or rain poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco)
  • Strong footwear, waterproof trekking boots recommended
  • Sandals or jogging shoes for a higher comfort while at camp
  • Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces. Thermal clothing is also recommended, especially for sleeping
  • Flashlight/headlamp and batteries
  • Camera and batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold
  • Sun block
  • After-sun cream or hydrating cream for face and body
  • Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET – no malaria risk has been reported
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Toilet paper
  • Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc. Please note that we do provide a daily morning snack and our meal service is very complete and well supplied. This recommendation applies for all clients being used to a specific snack, as it may happen that it is not included in our selection
  • Water container and water for the first morning. Important notice: plastic water bottles are no longer allowed into Machu Picchu. Plastic water containers (ie. Nalgene) or metal ones are recommended
  • Optionally: water- sterilizing tablets in case you pick up water from streams or rivers along the route. Otherwise, we provide filtered boiled water, which is safe to drink and has not reported any health problem so far
  • Small towel
  • Swimsuit (if you wish to go to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes)
  • Cash in soles and/or US$
  • Original passport
  • Original International Student Identity Card (in case you have applied for a student discount)
  • Optional: walking sticks or poles (rubber covers required in order not to damage the Inca Trail)
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