To get to Marampata on the first day hike we have to start very early in Cusco. We pick you up from your hotel at 3 o'clock in the morning and then head to Cachora for about 3 hours by car where we will have a short time for breakfast after we will continue our journey by car 45 more minutes to the viewpoint of Capuliyoc from where we will be able to see Choquequirao if we are lucky with the weather and also we aprecite the beauty of Padreyoc snowy peak. From Capuliyoc we will begin our journey towards Marampata with downhill hike for about 3 hours towards the depth of the canyon of apurimac located at 1400 mt. The descent is made through a dry and arid and hot terrain and with an impressive view of the apurimac canyon formed by the river of the same name. Once in Playa Rosalinas you will have time to relax and refresh yourself and then start the uphill hike for about 2 hours towards Santa Rosa where you will have an energetic and delicious lunch then have a good siesta. After the siesta we continue our walk of climb for 2 hours more towards the hamlet of marampata this last part will be more quiet and relaxing since the walk will be realized in the afternoon and with the freshness of the evening and you will have the opportunity to enjoy the sunset. Once in the camp of Marampata we will enjoy our tea time and at night a delicious dinner.
We wake you up around 6:00 am with warm coca tea and then you will have a nutritious breakfast then we go toward to Choquequirao and explore the entire Inca site around noon we will have an energetic lunch in the same area of Choquequirao this will allow to us to keep exploring the area and after having a lunch we will visit the agricultural area and in the afternoon we will return To marampata camp to spend the night and have a good rest. Choquequirao trek 3 day program is exclusively for people who are short on time and good physical condition. That is why we give you the opportunity to spend a whole day in Choquequirao to explore the entire area because there is no other place than this magical & mysterious refuge of the incas. Coquequirao is very large and has many sectors to visit and explore and in a full day you will have the opportunity to visit the whole archaeological site. You will have the opportunity to visit the main square, Ushno (the mayor altar), the sector of llamas, Pachayoc which is the largest agricultural center in the whole area and also you will have time to rest and relax and explore a little beyond the whole place And enjoy breathtaking views of the entire area and you are going have a expert tour guide with you all the time.
After a delicious breakfast we start our hike back to the point where we started the adventure Capuliyoc. We will start downhill hike for about 2.5 hours from Maranpata to Playa Rosalinas where we will rest and we will have to refresh ourselves then we will begin 1.5 hours uphill hike towards Chiquisca to have a lunch after lunch we go uphill for about 3 hours towards Capuliyoc from where the car will pick us up To return us to Cusco.