TRIP ITINERARY

DAY 1: :

CUSCO - MIRADOR CAPULIYOC - SANTA ROSA

We will pass by your hotel at 5 am in the morning to pick you up and drive you to Curawasi for about 3 hours by car where we will make a brief stop for breakfast and then continue for an hour more to Mirador Capuliyoc to start the hike, once ready for the hike we start decending for 3 hours approximate to Chiquisca lunch spot where the cooks will be waiting with delicious lunch and after we will continue with downhill hike to Playa Rosalinas where we will have a break and then we start the uphill section for 2 hours to the camp of Santa Rosa once there we will set up all the campsite to then have a delicious dinner and spend the night at the campsite.
Around 6 in the morning the cooks will wake you up with a hot coca tea then you get ready for breakfast after a nutritive meals at the campsite you start 2 hours uphill hike to Maranpata where the cooks, horsemen and horses will stay in order to make the lunch for the group and taking the lunch to Choquequirao for the group while you visit the arqueological complex. We will get to Choquequirao around 9.30 am to explore the area. The guide will explain you all about Choquequirao also you will have enough time to explore the area in your own then in the afternoon you go back to Maranpata to have dinner and spend a night in the camp.
Around 8 in the morning we will wake up for breakfast and getting ready to return to Cusco. After breakfast we will initiate the trek to the canyon of the Apurimac river a descent that lasts approximately 3 hours once in the river we will spend a time of relaxation and we will have a delicious lunch prepared by our expert chefs, then we will go up for about two hours to the third camp located in Chiquisca. Once at the camp we get ready the camp then you will have the opportunity to interact with the locals and taste the typical a beverage made out of sugarcane. In the afternoon we will have dinner and spend the night in the camp.

The last day of our rek will start very early. The last part of the hike is back to Mirador Capuliyoc starts around 5 in the morning after breakfast. We start very early in order to avoid the intense sun that usually falls in the area after 4 hours uphill hike we will arrive to Mirador Capuliyoc to wait for lunch while you can enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and the apurimac canyon then we will take a lunch and then take the car back to Cusco and arrive in Cusco around 4:30 in the afternoon. and we will drop you at your respective hotel.

Inclusions

Included

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Pre-departure briefing
  • Private transport from your hotel to Mirador Capuliyoc trailhead
  • Choquequirao entrance fee for visitors and agency staff
  • Personal tents: 2 people in each 4-people-capacity tent
  • One inflatable sleeping pad per person
  • A duffle bag to get ready 7 kilos of your personal belongings to be carried by horses
  • Dining tent with tables and chairs
  • Kitchen tent
  • Toilet tent with biodegradable toilet facilities
  • English speaking professional and official tourist guide (2 guides for groups of over 8 people)
  • Chef and cooking equipment
  • Pack animals (to carry tents, food and cooking equipment)
  • Accommodation for all our staff
  • Meals (03B, 04L, 03D + daily morning snack + daily tea service except last day
  • Vegetarian or special menus are available at no extra cost
  • Filtered boiled water to refill your water bottle
  • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
  • Private transport from Mirador Capuliyoc to Cusco, including transfer to your hotel in Cusco
  • 24-h guest service: please ask for the emergency number available during your time of visit

Not Included

DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • First breakfast
  • Last lunch

Frequently Asked Questions Choquequirao Trek 4 Days

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Travel Guide

Addons

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Recommendations

CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK PACKING LIST

  • A backpack
  • A beanie hat or ear warmer
  • Sun hat
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • 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 shoe
  • 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
  • Original International Student Identity Card (in case you have applied for a student discount)

Notes

PRICE: 430 DOLLARS

CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK 4 DAYS

CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK 2017 SEASON

GROUP SERVICE

  • STUDENT PRICE FROM USD 390.00
  • ADULT PRICE FROM USD 450.00

STUDENT DISCOUNT:  Valid Student Identity Card required. Please send us a digital copy of your student id card after booking. Without this document we will not be able to apply the discount (a clear digital photo of the card will suffice).

PRIVATE SERVICE

We organize private tours for anyone who wants this type of tours for couples, groups of friends, family groups, student groups. The prices for the private service vary depending on the number of people and the type of service that you like to take – for more information contact us at machupicchureservations@gmail.com / +51974217700

Accomodation

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Accomodation

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TripAdvisor Reviews

Machu Picchu Reservations has received excellent reviews on TripAdvisor . These reviews highlight our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Thank you for trusting us and for your valuable feedback!", we have 5,692 reviews

Helena G
Helena G
2024-03-26
Bucket list experience This was an experience of a lifetime! I wouldn’t have done it with any other company. They really look after you and ensure you have the best experience as possible. We were served delicious freshly made traditional Peruvian food everyday and served an array of different hot drinks. Along the way we were welcomed by the amazing views of the Peruvian Andes and Amazon rainforest. Juel was an incredible tour guide, very passionate about his Inca ancestors and about the nature around us.
Charlotte T
Charlotte T
2024-03-26
Great, rewarding experience This tour was a great experience, not only seeing Machu Picchu itself but also beautiful lakes, viewpoints and Inca sites. The food was absolutely incredible and there was more than enough for each of us. Joel was a great guide, very passionate and knowledgable about the Incan empire. I would definitely recommend hiring the walking poles and sleeping bag. The whole experience was very rewarding and Joel made sure the morale of the group was high. The only downside was the return bus company from Hidroelectrica to Cusco. We booked via bus and had to leave Machu Picchu early to catch this bus. The organisers made us wait for over an hour for our bus, which meant we could have had more time at the site.
Stefan G
Stefan G
2024-03-25
4-Days Salkantay Trek with superb guide Aurelio I did the 4-days Salkantay Trek with Machu Picchu Reservations together with a friend. Our guide Aurelio was really good and you felt that he completely identifies with the Anden culture! He always made sure that everybody in the group was able to follow. Also he gave us a lot of interesting insights into the Anden culture and nature. In general the organisation of the tour was good (briefing one day ahead of the tour, information flyer etc.). It could have been better, if we would have been better prepared for the rainy weather. Drying wet clothes was challenging in the accommodations which we had.
Kelan J
Kelan J
2024-03-24
5 day trek review with Juan Oros (guide) The salkantay trek under the expert guidance of Juan Oros was a life highlight of mine. We completed the hike across 5 days and were blessed with plenty of breaks in the weather given it was wet season. If you're completing the hike in March, do NOT forget a poncho, plastic bags/dry bags, and extra pairs of socks/clothes for when your stuff gets wet (it's very hard to dry stuff after it's wet). Juan was optimistic, knowledgeable, understanding and went out of his way constantly to ensure our experience was a good one. Additionally, he was transparent and gave us options when the conditions affected the normal route. Machu Picchu reservations are accommodating for dietary requirements and provide comfortable accommodation along the hike. All-in-all, some incredible views, plenty of laughing, great and varied hiking, good food, and an incredible guide. Thank you Juan and Machu Picchu Reservations for an unforgettable experience!
Hélio J
Hélio J
2024-03-24
Tour Vale Sagrado e Salkantay 2D1N Viajamos a Cusco na segunda semana de março. Reservamos dois passeios com a agência, o tour do Vale Sagrado e o passeio Salkantay de dois dias e uma noite. Na agência fomos atendidos por Jimmy, que foi bastante solícito e respondeu todas as nossas dúvidas. Nos dois passeios ocorreu tudo bem. Eles foram pontuais e seguiram exatamente conforme programado. Gostaria de deixar um elogio especial ao guia Nestor, que nos acompanhou no Tour Salkantay. Nestor foi muito atencioso e respondeu todas as nossas dúvidas, desde o briefing até o retorno a Cusco. Nos ajudou bastante durante nossa estadia no acampamento e na volta. Só temos elogios e agradecimentos, muito obrigado Nestor e todos os funcionários da agência!
Alex Proskurnya
Alex Proskurnya
2024-03-24
Marco’s Muchachos - A Tale of Adventure, Laughter, and Friendship Words cannot even begin to describe the experience Marco provided for myself, my mate from work, and our Aussie, British, and English friends. Aside from the natural beauty of Humantay Lake, rich culture of the Incas, majesty of Salkantay Peak, and, of course, the grandiose beauty of Machu Picchu itself, the experience was truly made unforgettable because of Marco’s guiding service. Incredibly knowledgeable, considerate, and fun, Marco guided us through the 4 day, 3 night trek stopping to elaborate on the fascinating history of the trail and of the Incan people culminating in a well-earned view of the historic ruins themselves. As an avid traveller and hiker, I would strongly recommend THIS particular company with specifically Marco as the leading guide.
claireK6420PL
claireK6420PL
2024-03-24
ChoquequirWOW I can't recommend this tour enough. Our tour guide Renzo was organised, professional and incredibly intelligent. I felt like I was in safe hands and benefitted so much from his vast local knowledge and prefect English. The food was a great opportunity to try local Peruvian cuisine and as a vegan I was very grateful for the effort our hosts, Renzo and horseman Jon went to to make sure I had delicious meals. The hike was challenging but the constant stunning views made it worthwhile and I felt so accomplished afterwards. Plus Renzon provided us with lots of encouragement and support. Choquequirao itself was like nothing I have ever seen before. We only saw 13 people not in our group there (including the ricket collector). The site is impressive and feels special, especially with everything Renzo told us about it. Having a whole day to explore the site was brilliant as we could take our time ot enjoy and appreciate it rather than rushing off, like others we saw did. It meant we had a lovely lunch there, kindly delivered by Jon, and had the site to ourselves for the afternoon. If you are in Peru you must visit Choquequirao and I strongly recommend ypu use Machu Pichu adventures for the perfectly curated experience.
Sarah C
Sarah C
2024-03-23
Incredible Trip! Incredible trip!! Our guide, Bruno, was phenomenal and a crucial part of why our experience was so great. He let us set our own pace and had meeting points each 1-1.5hrs of hiking. He taught us so much about local culture and history and made us appreciate the scenery we were walking through even more. The views are truly stunning. Each camp was comfortable and the meals were great! Tons of food and always felt fueled up for long days. I would recommend Machu Picchu Reservations again! We had nightly briefings about each day of the trek and they ensured we had everything we needed for a safe and enjoyable trek. I have been to Machu Picchu before but going via Salkantay Trek was a far better experience and I would recommend this trek over and over--truly an unforgettable experience!
Sam H
Sam H
2024-03-23
4 day Salkantay trek with Angel Me and my friend Conor did the 4-day Salkantay trek with our guide Angel. Angel was a fun and attentive guide who taught us a lot about the surrounding area and showed us some breath taking scenery. He always gave us a lot of information about the day ahead, made sure we were comfortable and helped make the trek a really memorable experience. Reaching the 4600m peak of Salkantay was incredible and finally getting to see Machu Pichu were definitely highlights of the journey. Would recommend.
Sarah-Jane D
Sarah-Jane D
2024-03-21
Marco’s Salkantay Tour Marco took us on the 4 day Salkantay Trek. He was so enthusiastic and friendly so it didn’t take long for the whole group to bond very well. Marco was very supportive of all abilities and very knowledgeable. The food and the organisation was incredible and the whole team kept us safe. We loved every second and each challenge was met with a reward of the beautiful views. A highlight of South America

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