Choquequirao Trek 4 Days The Lost City of The Inkas

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Choquequirao Trek 4 Days is known as a “lost city” and Choquequirao in Quechua language means “Cradle of Gold” of the Incas, which is the biggest city of the inkas after Cusco, it is the place where the Incas scaped in 1536 of the Spanish invasion. Located in the Valley of Vilcabamba next to the rain forest in an altitude of 3400 m.s.n.m. (11150 FASL) great tropical weather, This Inka City is considered as important...
Choquequirao Trek 4 Days is known as a “lost city” and Choquequirao in Quechua language means “Cradle of Gold” of the Incas, which is the biggest city of the inkas after Cusco, it is the place where the Incas scaped in 1536 of the Spanish invasion. Located in the Valley of Vilcabamba next to the rain forest in an altitude of 3400 m.s.n.m. (11150 FASL) great tropical weather, This Inka City is considered as important as Machupicchu. The journey begins in the city of Cusco, and then the trekking through the Apurimac canyon Surrounded by impressive landscapes, we can also appreciate the flora and fauna of one of the deepest canyons in the world.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: LEAVING CUSCO AND GETTING INTO THE APURIMAC CANYON.

Stop At: Cachora, Cachora, Apurimac Region
We pick you up from your hotel in cusco and leave at 6:00 a.m. until the town of Cachora (3100 m) at approx. 10:00am. There we pack de equipment in horses and it is at this point where we begin our Trek down in a gently sloping trail, this day the trekking is not more than 5 hours and the temperature at the beginning is around 15°C (60F) and at the end of the trip will be around 25°C (77F), on the road you will have the first views of the snow-capped Mountain of Padrayoc 5482 m  (17980 FASL) and Wayna Cachora, the tour will have a short break at the pass of Capuliyoc 2900 m (9500FASL)  from which we will have a panoramic view of the Valley of Apurimac, then descend to...
Itinerary

Day 1: LEAVING CUSCO AND GETTING INTO THE APURIMAC CANYON.

Stop At: Cachora, Cachora, Apurimac Region
We pick you up from your hotel in cusco and leave at 6:00 a.m. until the town of Cachora (3100 m) at approx. 10:00am. There we pack de equipment in horses and it is at this point where we begin our Trek down in a gently sloping trail, this day the trekking is not more than 5 hours and the temperature at the beginning is around 15°C (60F) and at the end of the trip will be around 25°C (77F), on the road you will have the first views of the snow-capped Mountain of Padrayoc 5482 m  (17980 FASL) and Wayna Cachora, the tour will have a short break at the pass of Capuliyoc 2900 m (9500FASL)  from which we will have a panoramic view of the Valley of Apurimac, then descend to appreciate the beautiful scenery of climate warm up to beach of the river in the bottom of the canyon 1550 m (5080 FASL) there we will have our first camp. (Lunch and dinner included).
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: This is a good meal prepared by a local cook in the camp, we have in every meal vegetarian options and vegan options.
• Dinner: This is a good meal prepared by a local cook in the camp, we have in every meal vegetarian options and vegan options.

Accommodation included: This Night will be in tents, we offer private tents for couples, shared tent for solo travelers (the tents of 2 people)

Day 2: ASCENDING THE CANYON AND APPROACHING CHOQUEQUIRAO

Stop At: Sendero a Choquequirao, Caserio Marampata 08710, Peru
After breakfast (5:00 am), we will continue our Trek walking up to Choquequirao, we will be climbing the slope direction to Santa Rosa 2100m (6890FASL) place to have lunch, this journey is the hardest, this day the trekking is not more than 6 hours and the temperature at the beginning is around 22°C (72F) and at the end of the trip will be around 18°C (65F), then we climb to Maranpata 2850 m (9350FASL) the edge of the canyon and the end of the steep part, during this journey you will see all the road on the first day and the vegetation that exists in this place then we will continue the trekking to the Choquequirao camping area so close of the ruins. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included).
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: This Night will be in tents, we offer private tents for couples, shared tent for solo travelers (the tents of 2 people)

Day 3: ENJOYING THE BIGGEST CITY OF THE INKA EMPIRE AFTER CUSCO.

Stop At: Ruinas de Choquequirao, Cachora Peru
After breakfast we go ahead to Choquequirao to appreciate the sun rise, visit the Citadel could takes around 4 hours, this is a big city with temples and areas apart one from each other, always accompanied by the guide who rightly explains about this important Inca refuge and the importance of the Apurimac and river thus will also appreciate the Vilcabamba range, at midday we return to the camping area to have lunch and to continue the trekking down into the canyon to set up the new camping in the beach of the river. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: This Night will be in tents, we offer private tents for couples, shared tent for solo travelers (the tents of 2 people)

Day 4: LEAVING THE CANYON AND RETURNING TO CUSCO.

Stop At: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
After breakfast in the bottom of the canyon (06:00 AM) return by the same road until you get to the edge of the canyon and here are two hours more a little bit flat until the town of Cachora this is a much smoother stretch and at 12:00 m will be arriving approx., on the way We will appreciate the flora and fauna exotic place, as well as views of snow-capped mountains and the impressive Canyon. And then we will return by car to Cusco, and it will takes 3hours reaching the hotel in the afternoon. End of our services.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: the Accommodation is not included this day because is the end of the tour

Important Details

Included
  • Choquequirao entrance fee
  • 3x Lunch
  • Private transportation
  • Profesional Guide
  • Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
  • Full Camping gear, tents, mattresses and sleeping bag
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • 3x Dinner
  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
Not Included
  • Breakfast the first day, Lunch and Dinner the last day
  • Water and snacks
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
You can send us the details of your hostel in Cusco when you can, at least 24 hours before the start tour day. We will pass by your hotel between 5:30 to 6:00 am to pick you up, you can wait for us at the reception of the hotel drinking a good tea.

5:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.