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CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK CHALLENGE 3 DAYS

Description

Choquequirao is another not so popular but much more interesting and bigger Machupicchu. In the present only 40% of the place can be appreciated because the rest is still covered by vegetation and time. choquequirao is considered the last Inca refuge according to history was where the last Incas took refuge before being subjected to the Spanish regime. The location of choquequirao is astounding
is above the canyon of the apurimac river and to arrive to this place you have to make a travecia through the mountains and cross the canyon of the apurimac river by foot there is not another choise. 3 day choquequirao trek gives you the chance to visit choquequirao one entire day. You will have plnty of time to explore the inca site at all since morning of the second day till the end of the day. you will have the chance to have a delicious lunch next to the archaeological park.

WHAT YOU SEE AND ENJOY?

  • Hike one of the most challenging trail in south america
  • Enjoy a gorgeous view of the apurimac canyon
  • Hike up to choquequirao to see the beauty of the last inca refuge
  • Spend an entire day in choqueauirao
  • Enjoy a high quality trekking service
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of mountains and glaciars
  • Trek with expert and knowledgeable tour guides

 

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Trip Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO – CAPULIYOC – MARAMPATA

  • HIKING DISTANCE: 18 km / 11 ml
  • HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 2900 m / 9514 ft
  • TREK DURATION: 8 - 9 hours
  • MEALS: Lunch, dinner and snacks
  • OVERNIGHT: At the campsite in the tents
  • CAMPING FACILITIES: Baños, small shop, riding horse for renting, cold shower

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.


DAY 2: CHOQUEQUIRAO

  • HIKING DISTANCE: 6 km / 3.7 ml
  • HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 3100 m / 9000 ft
  • TREK DURATION: 3 - 4 hours
  • MAXIMUN ALTITUDE: 3100 m / 10170 ft
  • ACOMODATIONS: In the tents at the camp
  • MEALS: breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea time

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.


DAY 3: MARAMPATA – CHIQUISCA – CAPUYILOC - CUSCO

  • HIKING DISTANCE: 18 km / 11 ml
  • HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 2900 m / 9514 ft
  • TREK DURATION: 8 - 9 hours
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch and snacks
  • CAMPING FACILITIES: Baños, small shop.
  • CAR RIDE: Back to cusco from Capuliyoc

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.

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

  • Pre-departure Choquequirao trek briefing, presented by your tour guide
  • Duffle bag to get ready 7 kilos of your personal belonging.
  • Weight Allowance: 7 Kilograms per trekker (weights to be carried by horses)
  • Transportation to head of Choquequirao trail.
  • English/Spanish speaker professional guide
  • A spacious sleeping tents for each 2 people - Tents have a capacity for 4 people
  • Personal pad (double foam - 2.5 inches thick)
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Horses (to carry the tents and cooking equipment)
  • Entrance ticket to Choquequirao
  • Guided visit to Choquequirao.
  • Transfer from Capuliyoc to Cusco
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Walking Sticks
  • Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge.
  • First Aid equipment and Oxygen bottle for emergenciesPersonal Travel Advisor assigned for you to customize the rest of your Peru Trip

NOT INCLUDED:

  • First day breakfast
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Extra expenses, Tips and gratitudes

SALKANTAY TREK PACKING LIST

  • A backpack
  • Sun hat
  • A mid weight sweater
  • A longsleeve t-shirt
  • 1 – 2 t-shirts
  • A lightweight suater or vest
  • A pair of long pants
  • Hiking shoes
  • An extra pair of shoes
  • 2 – 3 pairs wool socks
  • A jacket
  • A small towel
  • Rain gear
  • 1 – 2 pair shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • A small headlamp
  • Waterbottle
  • A toothbrust and other personal toiletries
  • Toilet paiper
  • Sun cream
  • Insect repelent

DOCUMENTS TO CARRY WITH YOU

  • Original Passports
  • Immigration card
  • Original International Student Identity Card (in case you have applied for a student discount)
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TRIP OVERVIEW

STARTING POINT: Cusco at your hotel
ENDING POINT: Cusco at your hotel
DURATION: 3 days / 2 nights
TRIP STYLE: Guided and portered tour
ACTIVITIES: Archaeological, Cultural, Ecological, Hiking, camping
DEPARTURE DATES: Any day
TOTAL, TREKKING DISTANCE: 42 km / 26 ml
MAXIMUN ALTITUDE: 3100 m / 10170 ft
ACOMODATIONS: 2 night camp
MEALS: 2 breakfast, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 tea times, 2 wake up tea


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