- On 3 February, 2022
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The Climate in Choquequirao depends on the location in which the Vilcabamba Valley is located in the province of La Convención, Cusco, at 13 ° 32 ‘south latitude, 72 ° 44’ west longitude at 3300 meters above sea level. The Archaeological Center of Choquequirao is as important as Machu Picchu due to its architecture and its location. The citadel is an inspiring example of an elite Inca ritual center dedicated to the worship of mountains, rivers, and natural elements. The archaeological remains of Choquequirao consist of buildings and terraces distributed on different levels.
How is the weather in Choquequirao?
Due to the geographical location in which Choquequirao is located, it has a “temperate – warm” climate due to the Apurimac canyon, alternated with cold temperatures at night, the average temperature during the day is 25 ° C
and at night it is 10°C. however, these vary according to the seasons that exist in this valley.
Stations in Choquequirao
Choquequirao offers up to three changes in its climate, this will depend on the type of season in which it is, then we will unwrap each of these seasons.
Rainy Season.- The rainy season in Choquequirao begins more frequently at the beginning of November until March. During these months the climate in Choquequirao is characterized by more frequent rainfall. Average temperatures reach 23ºC. while the minimum is 10ºC.
Dry Season.- This is the most anticipated season for travelers and tourists, it starts from April to October. The climate is warmer during the day and colder at night, the temperature ranges between 25ºC during the day and 4ºC at night.
The trek to Choquequirao
The walk to Choquequirao lasts 4 days at a regular pace, this will depend on the physical state in which you are. For this great trek, it is necessary to acclimatize for at least 1 day in Cusco to adapt precisely to the environment, it is necessary to rest as much as possible, eat less and drink more water. The trek to Choquequirao is a unique and unforgettable experience because it is a challenging, amazing, and authentic adventure, we will learn about the ancient wonders of the Incas and we will get satisfaction when this trek reaches the top of the Inca citadel of Choquequirao.
Recommendations to Choquequirao
- Identity document (passport and/or DNI).
- Acclimatize for at least 1 day.
- Do not have heart problems.
- Bring poles for trekking.
- carry tents.
- Food for three days and 3 nights.
- Take fruits, candies for the road.
- Poncho in case of rain.
- Bottled water.
- Water purifying tablets.
- Cap or hat.
- Mosquito repellent.
- Trek backpack.