Description of Choquequirao:
Choquequirao, lost city where the Incas took refuge from 1536. Located in the Vilcabamba Valley – The convention in the rain forest at 3300 m.s.n.m. This archaeological center is considered as important as Machupicchu. The journey begins in the city of Cusco. After 145 km of paved road and 10 of unpaved road, we reach the town of Cachora, where the 32 km road begins, surrounded by impressive landscapes. On the route we can also appreciate the flora and fauna of the Apurímac Canyon, the deepest in the world, until reaching the “Cradle of Gold” of the Incas.
FIRST DAY – Cusco – Cachora – Chiquispa
We leave Cusco at 06:00 a.m. to the town of Cachora (3100 masl) at 10:00 a.m. Here we will meet the horses and the muleteers, from this place we will begin our walk along a gently sloping path, in the On the way we will have the first views of the snow-capped Padrayoc (5,482 m) and Wayna Cachora, on the way we will have a brief rest at the Capuliyoc pass (2,900 m.s.n.m) from which we will have a panoramic view of the Apurímac valley, then we descend appreciating the beautiful landscape of warm climate until arriving at Chiquisqa (1930 m.s.n.m) here we will have our first camp. (Lunch and dinner).
SECOND DAY – Chiquisca – Rosalina Beach – Sunchupata
After breakfast (05:00 hrs), we will continue our walk towards Rosalina beach (1550 m.s.n.m), we will go up the slope towards Santa Rosa (2100 m.s.n.m) place of our lunch, this journey is the most arduous, then We ascend to Maranpata (2850 m.s.n.m), a gentler climb, during this journey you will be able to appreciate the entire path of the first day and the vegetation of the area, we will travel a straight stretch towards Sunchupata, here we will have our dinner and camp; from this point it is one hour to Choquequirao. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner).
THIRD DAY – Sunchupata – Choquequirao – Chiquisqa
Very early after breakfast we go to Choquequirao to appreciate the sunrise, we will visit the citadel for three hours always accompanied by the guide who will accurately explain about this important Inca refuge and the importance of the Apurimac and Rio Blanco rivers so we can also appreciate the Vilcabamba mountain range, after the guided tour we will begin the return to Sunchupata and descend to Santa Rosa, Rosalina beach, later we will go to the town of Chiquisqa here we will camp. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner).
FOURTH DAY – Chiquisqa – Capuliyoc – Cachora
After a fortifying breakfast in Chiquisqa (06:00 hrs) we return along the same path until we reach the Capuliyoc pass, two hours away from the town of Cachora, this is a much smoother stretch and we will be arriving around 12:00 hrs approx. During the journey we will appreciate the exotic flora and fauna of the place, as well as views of imposing snow-capped mountains and the impressive Apurimac canyon. and then continue to the city of Cusco. Arriving at the hotel in the afternoon. End of our services.
PRECIOS DEL TREKKING CHOQUEQUIRAO - 2023
|2 pasajeros||510||Por persona|
|3 pasajeros||400||Por persona|
|4 pasajeros||390||Por persona|
|5 pasajeros||365||Por persona|