Trilha Choquequirao 5 dias/4 noites.

Mystical Expedition along the Inca Trail to the mystical Choquequirao 5 Day

Description

Perched high in the Andes Mountains of Peru, the Choquequirao Trail is a hidden gem that offers intrepid adventurers a thrilling journey through ancient ruins, breathtaking landscapes, and a glimpse into the rich history of the Inca civilization. This 5-day trek to Choquequirao, often referred to as the “sister” of Machu Picchu, promises an immersive experience for those seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure.

Overview

Choquequirao  Trail Considered as the last Inka refuge which resisted per decades to the Spanish conquerors. It is located in the canyon of the Apurimac River to an altitude 3.030 m.a.s.l.

in a strategic geographical area between andean mountains and the edge of the jungle, although, it is difficult to access here it is not impossible and above all it is a challenge and an exciting experience for those who enjoy adventure.

Itinerary

Choquequirao in 5 days visit: Cachora, San Pedro, the deepest canyon in the world, Choquequirao, Saywite

DAY 01: CUSCO – CACHORA – CHIQUISKA:

Leaving Cusco, heading north on the main highway towards Abancay. We will leave the city behind, and cross into Antapampa with breathtaking views of  Salkantay and Humantay mountains at first.

As we leave this high meadow area, the Pitusiray, Chicon and Veronica come into view. Once we begin to descend into Limatambo, if there is time we will visit the Inca site of Tarawasi located in the outskirts.

The road continues until we reach the Apurimac River, where we will cross its impressive gorge. Passing the village of Curawasi, we will find the Sayhuite stone and its carved map which could be made during the Inca Empire.

A small side road over a ridge brings us down to the village of Cachora, where we will start the hike. Taking our day-packs, we will start walking along the edge of the mountain Capuliyoc, where we will get our first view of the Apurimac canyon and the trail that lies ahead.

  • A few hours later we will arrive to Chiquiska where we will spend the night. (Lunch / Dinner)
  • (Distance: 19 km / Walking Time: 7 hrs).

DAY 02: CHUIQUISKA – APURIMAC RIVER – CHOQUEQUIRAO

After breakfast, our hiking still downhill to the rushing waters of the Apurimac (Rosalina Beach 2,450m.a.s.l.) After crossing a suspension bridge we will have an uphill walk of half day which will take us to Marampampa – a small meadow where we will have lunch.

As we ascend on the steep trail, we will appreciate the canyon, land vegetation and environment on both sides of the Apurimac canyon.

The afternoon hike is not as steep as we approach the hanging valley where the site of Chokekiraw was found. We will camp near the site at an available flat part at the time so we will get ready for next day to explore the Choquequirao Inca site and the surrounding cloud forest.

  • (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner).
  • (Distance: 13 km / Walking time 7 – 8 hrs).

DAY 03: FULL DAY CHOQUEQUIRAO:

A Beautiful day to start. We are stricken to observe how the vast majority of visitors take 4 days trekking but only a few hours or even minutes to enjoy exploring the different sectors of  Choquequirao.

Bearing in mind that Choquequirao is scattered on both sides of the spur of Apu Corihuayrachina we know a fair amount of time is needed to understand the integrity of its context.

Travelers will enjoy lunch near the ruins and hopefully view condors flying over the deep canyon. Back at the campsite, dinner and overnight.

(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner).

DAY 04: CHOQUEQUIRAO – HACIENDA SAN IGNACIO:

After breakfast, we will leave Choquequirao Inca Site and we will start to descent to cross the Apurimac River demonstrate how steep this river valley is, as well as exposing some impressive and unforgettable views (approx 4 hours to descend).

We will rest at San Ignacio beach where we will take the lunch.  over the San Ignacio Bridge. The descent is very steep so we will take our time, descending slowly. This path will After lunch, we will climb a gentle hill until reach the La Hacienda San Ignacio where we will spend the last night.

  • (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
  • (Distance: 9 km / Walking time 6 hrs).

DAY 05: HACIENDA SAN IGNACIO – VILLA LOS LOROS – CUSCO:

After breakfast, we will have our last day of hiking.  This is the lowest point for the trek which allows you to have a take a look of this fantastic valley surrounded by fruit trees.

After hiking for about 3 hours we will arrive to Villa Los Loros where we will have lunch. To Finalize the journey we will wait for the car which will take us back to Cusco.

  • (Breakfast / Lunch)
  • (Distance: 7 km / Walking time 3 hrs).

Note: This trek could be modified depending on the situation of the trail, in case It not possible to go to Huanipaca because some landslides we will come back to Cachora.

Includes

INCLUDE

  • Picking up at the hotel
  • Bus fares Cusco – Cachora
  • Ticket of entrance to Choquequirao
  • Ticket of entrance to Conoq Water Springs
  • Ticket of entrance to Saywite archeological site
  • Professional Guide (English-Spanish)
  • Camping Equipment
  • Matress
  • Meals (4 breakfasts,4 lunchs,4 dinners)
  • Horses (to carry the equipment and food )

NOT INCLUDE

  • First breakfast.
  • Last lunch.
  • Sleeping bag.

Recommendations

LEADING PERU TRAVEL TRAVEL RECOMMENDS BRINGING:

  • Original passport (very important).
  • Warm clothing for 5 days, keep in mind that we will have temperatures of 25° in the lowest altitude parts and 5° in the highest altitudes.
  • Jacket for the Cold.
  • Hiking shoes.
  • An extra pair of shoes or sandals
  • 2 – 3 pairs of wool socks.
  • A pair of long pants.
  • Water bottle.
  • Camera.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Hat or cap.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Extra money (soles).
  • Standard travel backpack (approximately 21 liters).
  • A toothbrush and other personal hygiene items.
  • Sunscreen.
  • If you are taking any medication, please bring it and let our company know.
  • Flashlight with extra batteries (mining type).
  • Toilet paper.
  • Extra money in soles.

Price

The cost of this Tour is expressed in American dollars and is per person, the cost will depend on the hotel accommodation you choose, we work with hotels from 2** to 5**** stars, it will also depend on the type of room required : single (1 person), double (2 people) and triple (3 people). You can request the list of hotels we work with for your choice.

Important – In the months of January – April the services of the companies Inka Rail and Peru Rail leave and arrive at the stations of Ollantaytambo or Pachar (2 hours from the city of Cusco). – The prices of our Tours include transfers to these stations

PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

PRICE PER PERSON IN SINGLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

PRICE PER PERSON IN TRIPLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

Discounts: Our packages Perú Travel 8 Days 7 nights from 3 people have a special discount for all our tour packages.

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