Choquequirao Trek 3 Days by Lodge

Code: CHOTRE003L
3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS
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Description

Located in the mountain range of Vilcabamba, is the last refuge of the resistance of the Incas and the Andean wisdom “CHOQUEQUIRAO“, hidden in the heart of the mountains, an inaccessible place that keeps mystery for the beauty of its constructions. Located on the heights of the Apurimac River that still keeps charm and history.

Package Name : Choquequirao Trek 3 Days by Lodge
Trek Duration : 3 Days / 2 Nights
Accommodation: 2 nights in Lodge
Type of Trek : Culture, Adventures and Trek on the Andes
Activities : Trekking & Walking, Cultural Tours & Sightseeing
Altitude : 3.103m / 10178ft (Choquequirao)
Group Size : Maximum 10, no minimum required
Level of difficulty : Moderate, scale (0 to 5) it is 4 relative
Departures Day : Interday 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31.
Highlight : Doing a Peru famous trek! Trips recommended for nature passionate and adventure.
Acclimatization : Minimum 1 days at altitude recommended.
Open season : The dry season (March to December)
Location : Apurimac and Cusco area, vilcabamba valley and sta Teresa valley 4 hrs. drive from Cusco to start point.

Itinerary

 

 

1

Day 1: Cusco – Capuliyoc – Santa Rosa – Marampata.

Between 3:30 and 4:00am we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco in our private transport, which take us to the city of San Pedro de Cachora (2800masl), then we will head to Kapuliyoq sector, where we start the hiking.

There in Kapuliyoq we will meet with the rest of our trip staff (muleteers and thier horses). We start our long walk that will take between 3 and 4 hours. During the way we can see a big diversity of landscapes that belong to different climates, like Padriyoc snowcapped , flora and fauna diversity that makes beautiful our trip. We will be able to see the most deep canon of the world, the Apurimac canon where the Apurimac River flows and also is posible to see the first views of Choquequirao. We will continue descending until Chikisqa, Where we have our Lunch Buffet and a short break.

After Lunch we will start with our last descent of the day, it will be about 3.5 hours approx towards the Marampata hamlet. When we arrive we will have dinner and spend the the night in our private Choquequiraotrek Lodge that count with all the accommodations.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Acomodación: Lodge, Marampata 3100 msnm
  • Climate : warm and sunny
  • Distance Travelled: Approximately 15km
  • Hiking time : 8 hour
2

Day 2:Marampata – Choquequirao – Marampata.

After having a delicious Breakfast buffet we will start with our hiking to the Arqueological Choquequirao Complex that will take about 2 hours, the entire Choquequirao tour will be guided (Cradle of gold), Llamas sector, Ceremonial Usno and Religious Zone. Which is considered as Machu Picchu`s sister, since there are several similarities, it´s also located to 1500 meters over the Apurimac Canon, only a third part of this Arqueological Complex has been discovered and still many arqueologists find something interesting everytime.

Afterwards we will have a picnic Lunch in Choquequirao, then we will descend to Pajchayoc fall (). After this amazing tour we go back to Marampata to have dinner to finally finish our day with a comfortable overnight stay in our private Choquequiratrek Lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (Pícnic), Dinner
  • Acomodación: Lodge, Marampata 3100 msnm
  • Climate : warm and windy
  • Distance Travelled: Approximately 9km
  • Hiking time : 7 hour
3

Day 3:Marampata – Capuliyoc – Cusco

At dawn, approximatly at 5am after having a small refreshment we will start our descend hiking to Chikisqa, where we have breakfast at 7:00am and also take a small break, then we start our last descend hiking and return to Kapuliyoq viewpoint to make a farewell of this amaizing adventure, arriving to Kapuliyoq we will have an appetizer and will get in our private transport to return to Cusco city.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Climate : warm and sunny
  • Distance Travelled: Approximately 15km
  • Hiking time : 7 hour
 

Includes

Include: 

  • Private transport from Cusco to Cachora trail head
  • Pick up from the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Entrance fees to Choquequirao
  • 2 Breakfast, 3 appetizers, 2 Lunch and 2 Dinner.
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • Meals during the excursion (breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks / option vegetarian
  • Horseman and mules, for equipment and customer’s luggage (Up to 7 kg)
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle

Not Include:

  • Day 1: Breakfast
  • Lunch and Dinner on the last day
  • Walking Sticks: you can hire from our company
  • Extra Horse (optional).
  • Photos and Videos (optional)
  • Extra activities and tips for the staff (optional).
  • Tips: Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish

What to bring: 

  • Backpack with rain shelter.
  • Clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
  • Rain pants and lightweight pants.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Slippers or sandals (for showers).
  • Woolen or synthetic socksand a sweater.
  • Long- and short-sleeved polo’s/T-Shirts.
  • Rainponcho cold and sun hat.
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets, toiletries and toilet paper.
  • Camera (wrapped in plastic bag), a flash light and batteries.
  • Some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit.
  • Original passport.
  • Extra money in soles (s/ 400.00 soles) emergency case and tips.
  • Since the weather can be very cold and mostly, your clothes – once gotten wet – won’t dry at night. So take some clothes to change.

Prices

Group Service: Price in US Dollars per Reservation:

2 3 – 4 5 – 7 8 – +
$ 480 $ 450 $ 420 $ 390

Departures:

Months: From: January to December
Days: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31.