Choquequirao Trek 4 days 3 nights

Overview

OVERVIEW

  • Day 1: Cusco – Cachora – Santa Rosa
  • Day 2: Santa Rosa – Choquequirao
  • Day 3: Choquequirao – Chiquiska
  • Day 4: Chiquiska – Cachora – Santa Rosa

Itinerary

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Choquequirao Trek Day 1: Cusco – Cachora – Santa Rosa

We pick you up from your hotel around 6:00 am and travel by bus for about 4 hours, to the small village of Cachora where we will meet our horseman and mules, enjoying the dramatic landscapes and a variety of plant and animal life until we reach our campsite at Santa Rosa (1650m)/(5413ft).

  • Campsite: Santa Rosa 1650 m / 5413 ft.
  • Distance: 12 km / 7.44 miles
  • Highest point: Cachora 2850 m / 9348 ft.

Choquequirao Trek Day 2: Santa Rosa – Choquequirao

We will get up early, have breakfast and begin our hike by crossing the Apurimac River and then descending to the lowest point on the trail. Following this, we have a steep ascent through a thick cloud forest towards the Inca site of Choquequirao. We will have lunch and then time to relax and enjoy the archeological area, plants, animals (hopefully condors), and views of nearby canyons and snow-capped mountains. We will camp at the Choquequirao Inca site.

  • Campsite: Choquequirao Camp Site 3033 m / 9950 ft.
  • Distance: 13 km / 8 miles
  • Highest point: Choquequirao Inca Site 3035 m / 9954 ft.

Choquequirao Trek Day 3: Choquequirao – Chiquiska

Today, we will have breakfast followed by a 3 hour guided tour around Choquequirao itself. After this, we descend to our last campsite, Chiquiska. We will hike and explore about 6 hours today.

  • Campsite: Chiquiska Camp Site 1930 m / 6332 ft.
  • Distance: 14 km / 8.6 miles
  • Highest point: Choquequirao Inca Site 3035 m / 9954 ft.

Choquequirao Trek Day 4: Chiquiska – Cachora – Santa Rosa

We will wake to the sound of birds and beautiful scenery. We will take a 6 hour hike to Cachora and take a bus back to Cusco and arrive at about 8:00 pm.

Includes

Choquequirao Trek INCLUDED

  • Professional, bilingual tour guide.
  • Pick up from hotel.
  • Round trip bus transportation (Cusco-Cachora-Cusco.)
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 afternoon snacks, 3 dinners, hot drinks, biscuits and popcorn). If you have a dietary request such as vegetarian food please let us know.
  • Dining tent with table and chairs.
  • Chef.
  • Horseman and mules (they carry cooking and camping equipment).
  • Two-man tent.
  • Sleeping mattresses.
  • Oxygen bottle.
  • First-Aid kit.
  • Toilet tent.
  • Hot portable shower.
  • Spare blanket (on the bus from Cusco to the starting point).

Does not Include

NOT INCLUDED BUT YOU CAN GET FROM US

  • Entrances to Huayna Picchu Mountain (need to book in advance)
  • Entrances to Machu Picchu Mountain (need to book in advance)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Walking sticks

NOT INCLUDED

  • Breakfast on Day 1 and lunch and dinner on Day 4 of Choquequirao Trek
  • Water, (during the first 4 hours, after that, our team will provided you)
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance – you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Laundry.

What to Pack?

WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE

  • Original Passport.
  • ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount).
  • Walking boots.
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho.
  • Warm jacket.
  • Hat and gloves.
  • T-shirts.
  • Comfortable Trousers.
  • Re-usable plastic or metal water container (Nalgene) or camel bags.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sun cream (SPF 35 recommended).
  • Insect repellant.
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer.
  • Personal medication.
  • Camera and film.
  • Torch with spare batteries.
$659

Original Price:$ 699