4-Day Choquequirao from Cusco
Choquequirao is considered as "The Last Refuge of the Inca Empire". The oldest reports assign to Juan Arias Diaz as one of the first explorer that arrive in the zone in 1710, Hiram Bingham explored also this area in 1910. Arriving at Choquequirao is an extreme adventure which starts from Cusco by bus to the town of Cachora (Apurimac) this trip demand 4 days hiking along the way we can enjoy and live in tune
with nature and discover the original type of living from local people.ItineraryDay 1: CUSCO – SAN JOSE DE CACHORA – CHIKISKA – PLAYA ROSALINAStop At:
Conde Travel, Av. Ayahuayco L-O-5 Plaza de Armas del Cusco Final Av. Arcopata, Cusco 084 Peru
The Bus will pick us up at the hotel at 6am and will transport us to the disctrict of San Jose De Cachora (3 hours) where we will begin the walk. This will be the first section of ascending until we reach the Chikiska zone. After lunch we will descend until our first campsite at the shores of the Apurimac River known as the Rosalinas beach. On this day we will walk for between 5 and 6 hours according to the speed of the group.
Duration: 30 minutes
Accommodation included: Camping Day 2: PLAYA ROSALINA – SANTA ROSA – MARAMPATA – CHOQUEQUIRAOStop At:
Again veru early and after breakfast, we will begin a physical day of hiking which will also be very rewarding. The path takes us to the top of the mountain to Marampata (3000m.s.n.m.) where we will have lunch and regain energy which will allow us to reach the summit of Choquequirao (3650 m.s.n.m). Here we will rest for the night hopefully witnessing a beautiful sunset from our comfortable tents. This day contains 10kms of walking.
Duration: 30 minutes
Accommodation included: campingDay 3: CHOQUEQUIRAO – SANTA ROSA – CHIQUISCAStop At:
We will begin the day at 5am where, after breakfast, we will visit the archaelogical complex of Choquequirao, the most important and furthest point of this excursión. After the visit and we have had time to explore, we will come back to Cusco via the same route. Along the route we will hike up to Chiquisca where we will camp overnight for our last camp spot. This day will contain about 5 hours of hiking.
Duration: 1 hour
Accommodation included: campingDay 4: CHIQUISCA – CAPULIYUC – CACHORA – CUSCOStop At:
Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
The days activities start at 7am for the final leg of the trip. There will be a final viewpoint that we hike up to called Wayna Qalli. From here we will be able to appreciate the Apurimac River Canyon rated by many as being the most spectacular in South America. Completing the journey, we arrive at the town of San Jose de Cachora where our transport will bring us back to Cusco. We will arrive back at around 5pm. The days walking will take about 3 hours.
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
Duration: 4 Days
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up from any hotel near to the main square.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.