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Choquequiraw 4 days


Choquekiraw ruins are larger than Machu Picchu, but are currently a hidden gem, and not easily accessible to visitors. Soon, a tram will be built and this will become as popular as Machu Picchu.

The city after founded no body visit because was found ready Machupicchu and historian guest that is the golden city, but later Choquequirao Trek Classic was proven this is the last refuge were a center for expanded to the Peruvian cost.

The location of the city is close to the gods (sky, sun, moon, star and mountain) A spectacular Choquequirao trek that will lead you to the enigmatic last refuge of the Incas. Choquequirao (3.103m/10178ft) is a huge archaeological complex still under cleaning and restoration process located in the surroundings of the Salkantay sacred mountain (6.271m/20569ft) and the Apurimac River canyon. You will enjoy amazing mountain scenery as well as lots of Andean flora and fauna.

f we comments of all Inca trail on the South America this is section of the original path with a lot history and legend let by them, the trail is 60 km or 40 miles in 4 days.


Day 1: Cusco - Cachora - Capuliyoc - Santa Rosa.

Distance: 12 km/7.4 miles
Climate: Warm and sunny
Hiking Time: 6 hours
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping, Santa Rosa 2100msnm
Distance Travelled: Approximately 12km


Day 2: Santa Rosa - Marampata - Choquequirao.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping, Choquequirao 3000msnm.
Climate: Warm and windy
Distance Travelled: Approximately 8km/5.3miles
Hiking time: 5 hours


Day 3: Choquequirao - Marampata - Chiquisca.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Camping, Chiquiska 1950msnm.
Climate:warm and sunny
Distance Travelled: Approximately 13km/8.1miles
Hikingtime:7 hours


Day 4: Chiquisqa - Capuliyoc - Cusco.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Climate:Warm and sunny
DistanceTravelled: Approximately 9km/5.5miles
Hikingtime: 5 hours



  • Private transport from Cusco to Cachora trail head
  • The north face or Eureka tents- 2 persons
  • Entrance fees to Choquequirao
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • High quality camping equipment, tents are big enough for 2 persons. Mattresses, eating tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent)
  • Meals during the excursion (breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks / option vegetarian
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Horseman and mules, for all camping equipment and customer’s luggage (Up to 8 kg)
  • Emergency horse over 6 persons
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle

Not included:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Day 1: Breakfast
  • Lunch and Dinner on the last day
  • Walking Sticks: you can hire from our company
  • Inflatable mattresses

Tips: Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish

What to bring:

  • Backpack with rain shelter.
  • Sleeping back.
  • Clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
  • Rain pants and lightweight pants.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Slippers or sandals (for showers and hot springs).
  • Woolen or synthetic socksand a sweater.
  • Long- and short-sleeved polo’s/T-Shirts.
  • Rainponcho cold and sun hat.
  • Bathing suit (for the hot springs in AguasCalientes).
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets, toiletries and toilet paper.
  • Camera (wrapped in plastic bag), a flash light and batteries.
  • Some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit.
  • Original passport, original ISIC student card
  • Extra money in soles (s/ 400.00 soles) emergency case and tips.
  • Since the weather can be very cold and mostly, your clothes – once gotten wet – won’t dry at night. So takesomeclothes to change.

Places to Visit

Cusco, Choquequirao, Ollantaytambo


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