Dare to travel off the beaten path and get to know one of the most amazing Inca wonders of the region. Choquequirao, an archaeological site full of mysticism, mystery and culture is waiting to be rediscovered. Venture on a journey through the cloud forest and the imposing Andes Mountains for 4 days.
Explore the wild side of Peru and immerse yourself in the lush nature of Cusco on a trek to a place so remote and unique that you certainly won’t want to miss it. Are you ready to meet Machu Picchu’s sacred sister? Learn all about this experience here!
At 5 a.m. we pick you up from your hotel lobby in Cusco and travel in our private van which will take us to the city of San Pedro de Cachora (2800m), trip of approximately 3 hours, where we will have a free time to have breakfast. Here we meet the rest of our travel team (cooks, horsemen and their horses). We begin our walk that will take us between 6 to 7 hours. On the way you can also see a great diversity of landscapes that belong to different climates, such as the snow peaks of Pedrayoc, during the walk our tour guide will give us a lot of information regarding the flora and fauna of this area. Finally we arrive at “El Mirador Capulichayoc”, from where we can observe the deepest canyon in the world that is known as the Apurimac and where the majestic river Apurimac flows. It is here where we will have our first lunch and from where it is possible to observe the first views of Choquequirao. After lunch we descend for an average of 3 hours to CHIKISKA (1800m), where our camp will be established, we will spend the night surrounded by a majestic landscape near the Apurimac canyon.
After a good breakfast, we will start our trek uphill for 4 to 5 hours to our lunch point and camp Marampata (2950 masl), from this place we will have a very beautiful view of the canyon and the Apurimac river, after lunch we will have our Full guided visit to Chokequirao “Cuna de Oro” which is also considered as a sister city of Machu Picchu, as there are several similarities. Choquequirao hangs 1500 meters above te Apurímac Canon. Machu Picchu Hans o ver te Urubamba cañón. Chey are in te sane latitudes and es considerad une of te min sities of te Inca aje, Choquequirai with more than 8 hectares, where only a third has been discovered and where every day archaeologists find something more interesting. We will observe the three levels of the ruins found, where we can appreciate the urban sector, agricultural terraces and the religious sector of this Inca City. We will also have great options to appreciate the flight of the Condor, after the visit of Choquequirao we will return to our camp to have tea time and a delicious dinner.
At dawn, we can see the sunrise over the Inca ruins and our camp, after a good breakfast we will begin to descend in the same way we ascended, until we reach our camp in Chiquisca. We will have lunch halfway in Rosalina Beach, after lunch we will start to go up to our camp in Chikisca.
This day we wake up very early 6 am, we will have breakfast accompanied by the first rays of the sun that rises over the Apurímac canyon. After breakfast we will start our hike to Cachora, which will be for about 5 and 7 hours, everything will depend on your physical condition, we will have lunch halfway in Capulichayoq. Upon arrival in Cachora we will take our private transportation that will take us back to Cusco. The tour ends with the transfer to their respective hotels.
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