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Choquequirao Trek 3 Days 2 Nights

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If treks are part of your lifestyle, this one is especially for you. Choquequirao was one of the last Inca shelters to be in the middle of a canyon with a depth of more than 2000 meters and the Vilcabamba mountain range with its glaciers with 5000 meters high. This tour is one of the most exciting challenges, which is why you must have special preparation before doing the next itinerary, the reward at the end of the trip will be the great satisfaction of having done it in 3 intense days of walking.

Details Choquequirao Trek 3 Days


PROFESSIONAL GUIDE

TICKETS

TRANSPORT

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH

Day 1: CUSCO – CAPULIYOC – CHIQUISCA – MARAMPATA.

Our trip begins with the first meeting with our guide one day before starting this magnificent adventure, where the guide can exchange some information with you, welcoming you. The next day, the pick-up will be between 03:30 to 04:00 in the morning of the hotel, then pick up our chef and travel for four hours to the Capuliyoc location, where our muleteers will wait for us with the horses. In Capuliyoc at 2,800 m.a.s.l. , it will be our breakfast and place where our backpacks will be packed by our muleteers , (each passenger has the option of sending the weight of 7 kilograms of luggage on our horses). From this point begins our walk, we will arrive at the viewpoint where we can observe the Vilcabamba mountain range with its impressive glaciers, the Apurímac river with its canyon and its incredible panorama.The first two and a half hours we will descend by a zig zag road to the hamlet of Chiquisca 1,800 masl where we will have a traditional lunch, then we will continue descending for 50 more minutes until we reach the bridge of Playa Rosalina at 1,500 m.a.s.l. , lowest point. After crossing the bridge we will start the ascent for 2 1/2 hours until we reach Santa Rosa and then another 3 hours until we reach Marampata at 2,900 m.a.s.l. , approximate time of arrival 07:30 at night, where we will spend the first day.

  • Distance: 16 km.
  • Climate: warm and sunny.
  • Walking time: 6 hours.
  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Minimum altitude: 1,500 masl Playa Rosalina.
  • Maximum altitude: 2,900 masl Marampata.
  • Difficulty: Demanding

Day 2: MARAMPATA – CHOQUEQUIRAO – MARAMPATA.

In the morning you will wake up with the songs of the birds and have a good hot coca tea to start the day with lots of energy. At approximately 07:30 am we will have a delicious typical breakfast, then we will start with the walk of approximately two hours following a beautiful path where we will have an incredible view of the archaeological site of Choquequirao (2900 masl), along our walk, we will have incredible Views of the canyon where our guide will explain the history of this incredible place, also known as the last city of the last Incas, where you can visit the main square, the terraces of lamas. Then, near noon we will wait for our lunch, which our chef will bring to Choquequirao, after lunch we will take a 20-minutes break and our guide will help you, to visit the astronomer’s house where probably if we are lucky we can observe the condor flying through the sky Andean, we will also visit the platforms and waterfall of Pacchayoc, place where you will be in contact with nature. Finally we will return to Marampata, arriving at approximately 7 pm where our chef will be ready with dinner.

  • Distance: 15 km
  • Climate: Temperate and cold.
  • Walking time: 7 hours.
  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Minimum altitude: 2,900 m.a.s. Marampata.
  • Maximum altitude: 2,900 m.a.s. Choquequirao.
  • Difficulty: Demanding

Day 3: MARAMPATA– CHIQUISCA– CAPULIYOC – CUSCO

On this day we will wake up early at 5:00 am to have breakfast and charge ourselves with energy and then begin our 2-and-a-half-hour downhill walk to reach first the Rosalina Beach Bridge (1,500 masl), then we will climb for 50 minutes to Chiquisca (1,800 msnm), where we will have a rest and our breakfast.
After recharging energies in Chiquisca, we will return along the same path until we reach Capuliyoc (2,800 m.a.s.l.). From chiquisca it will be a hard stretch because of the temperature when the sun sets. In Capuliyoc we will have our lunch, where the transport will also be waiting for us to return to the city of Cusco on a 4-hour trip.

  • Distance: 16 km.
  • Climate: Tempered-Warm.
  • Walking time: 6 hours.
  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch.
  • Minimum altitude: 1,500 meters above sea level Rosalina Beach.
  • Maximum altitude: 2,900 m.a.s.Marampata ..
  • Difficulty: Demanding.

THE TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Pre-walk meeting the night before the walk to review the itinerary, meet your guide and answer any questions.
  • Private round trip transportation.
  • Comfortable tents.
  • Matress to place under the sleeping bag.
  • Professional bilingual guide.
  • Food.
  • First aid kit.
  • Chef and cooking equipment.
  • Dining and kitchen tents with tables and stools.
  • Special diets (vegetarians, vegans, allergies).
  • Horsemen and horses (to carry tents, food, cooking equipment).
  • Hot water every morning and night to wash your hands.
  • Boiled water to fill water bottles every morning and afternoon.
  • First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle.

NOT INCLUDE:

  • First day breakfast.
  • Last day dinner .
  • Trekking sticks.
  • Sleeping bags.
  • Emergency horses.
  • Rain ponchos.
  • Extra drinks like; Beer, coke, mineral waters, etc.

TO MACHUPICCHU TRAVEL RECOMMENDS TO CARRY:

  • Passport.
  • Warm clothes: layers of varying temperatures, especially at night. Thermal / gloves / scarves: wool socks / wool hat for cold nights, t-shirts for the entire walk
  • Rainwear: A good raincoat and rain pants or plastic poncho.
  • Jacket for the Cold.
  • Hiking shoes.
  • A pair of extra shoes or sandals.
  • 2 – 3 pairs of wool socks.
  • A pair of long pants
  • Water bottle.
  • Camera.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Hat or cap.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Extra money (soles).
  • Standard travel backpack (approximately 21 liters).
  • A toothbrush and other toiletries.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Flashlight with extra batteries (mining type).
  • Toilet paper.

Prices are per person and are subject to service:

SERVICE NUMBER OF PEOPLE PRICE
PRIVATE 2 to 3 Persons $550.00 (Per person)
GROUP 1 to 3 Persons $450.00 (Per person)

For a group of 4 or more, request a discount from the To Machu Picchu Travel Sales Department.

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CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK 3 DAYS – GENERAL INFORMATION

Start of the tour: 04:00 am pick up at your respective hotel.
Start of the Walk: Capuliyoc at 3000 meters above sea level.
Choquequirao Height: 2,900 m.s.n.m
Distance from Capuliyoc – Choquequirao: approx. 29 km.
Type of Tour: Trekking, Cultural and Adventure.
Location: Area located in the Cordillera de Vilcabamba.
Difficulty Level: 4 on a scale of 1 to 5.
Best time: Dry season between the months of April to November.
Tour duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights.
Acclimatization: We recommend being in Cusco 2 days before the tour.
Climate: It should be noted that the road to Choquequirao is warm in the lower parts near the Apurimac River, however in the upper parts it is cold at night.
Other activities: Trekking and hiking, cultural tours and visits to places of
interest.

What can I find on the way to Choquequirao?

  • This tour is ideal for those tourists who are lovers of trekking, where they can enjoy a variety of climates while they want and explore majestic snowfalls, the fascinating landscape of the Vilcabamba mountain range, abundant vegetation, including the impressive Apurimac Canyon, which we will have to cross to reach Choquequirao.
  • Choquequirao houses impressive Inca constructions such as Machu Picchu, such as: the Main Square, the Inca Cemetery, the Kallankas, the Ushnu, the Andenes, etc.
  • Choquequirao continues in the excavation process. It is estimated that to date, only 40% has been valued.

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