• Choquequirao Trek 5D/4N

Choquequirao Trek 5D/4N

Views : Machu PIcchu

DESCRIPTION:

Located around Salkantay Mountain (3,035 masl) surrounded by the snow-capped mountains of Yanama, Ampay, Choquetacarpu and Pumasillo. Located right across the river from Santa Teresa Province of Apurimac. Choquequirao is an Inca town formed by small sites, out it has an adjoining building similar to those of other metropolis regions, called by the same name "Choquequirao" (Golden Cradle).

ITINERARY:

DAY 01: Cusco - Cachora - Cocamasana – “Playa Rosalina/Rosalina Beach”

Pick-up from the hotel at 05:00 a.m and then go to Cachora. Coming to approximately 09.00 a.m the people of Cachora. After breakfast, we'll get ready our equipment on mules and horses and then begin our trek. After two hours of walk, we'll reach Capuliyoc (2,915 masl) from where we're gonna have a beautiful sight as the peaks and glaciers of Padrayoc, Wayna Cachora and the first reviews of the Apurimac Valley. Then, we'll descend toward Coca Masana (2,330 masl) where the climate becomes noticeably warmer and the flora and fauna begin to change. Finally, we'll arrive at "Rosalina Beach" (1,550 masl) located across the Apurimac River where we will settle and camp for the night.

DAY 02: "PLAYA ROSALINA" - CHOQUEQUIRAO

This day is the hardest day of the five days. After breakfast, we'll start quite early by a steep road for 5 hours reaching approximately Raqaypata which is next Chunchullumayo River where we'll have lunch. Throughout the walk, we will observe many orchids and wild flowers as well as many birds of Raqaypata to Choquequirao (3,035 masl) walk about 2 hours to reach the archaeological site of Choquequirao and where we will observe the entrance of the sun and the flight of the Condor. Our camp will be out of the ruins.

DAY 03: CHOQUEQUIRAO - RAQAYPATA

Today, we'll turn to explore the ruins of Choquequirao. Our guide will explain the history and importance of the site. After that, you will have free time to visit different areas of the archaeological complex. In the afternoon, we'll begin our trek to Raqaypata where we will settle and camp for the night.

DAY 04: RAQAYPATA  - COCA MASANA

After breakfast, we'll continue our trek back down a steep road towards the Apurimac River where we will stop and have lunch. In the afternoon, we will climb about 4 hours to reach Coca Masana where we will camp for the night.

DAY 05: COCA MASANA - CACHORA- CUSCO

The day after walking, we could appreciate the Canyon that forms the Apurimac River. We will take a new road that crosses the throat of the Canyon where we'll have a breathtaking view from Wayna Qalli toward the Canyon, considered the most spectacular one in South America. Arriving at Cachora, we're gonna board our bus back to the city of Cusco.                                                                        

recommendations

  • Original Passport      
  • ISIC card (www.isic.org) if applicable (must be submitted at the booking time.
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented at the agency).  
  • Hiking boots and sandals (very important).
  • Trekking poles (can be rented at the agency).  
  • Coats: layers of varying temperatures, especially at night. Thermal / gloves / scarves: woolen socks / woolen hat for cold nights, shirts for the whole trek. 
  • Headlamp (very important).
  • Camera and extra batteries.
  • Sunscreen / hat and sunglasses.
  • Personal medical kit. 
  • Insect repellent.
  • Rain gear: a good raincoat and rain pants and a plastic rain poncho. 
  • Toilet paper.
  • Small towel.   
  • Extra money for drinks and gratuities, souvenirs, etc. (soles or dollars).
  • Bathing suit for the hot springs. 
  • Water bottle (recommended 1 liter).                                        

Does not include

recommendations

  • Original Passport      
  • ISIC card (www.isic.org) if applicable (must be submitted at the booking time.
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented at the agency).  
  • Hiking boots and sandals (very important).
  • Trekking poles (can be rented at the agency).  
  • Coats: layers of varying temperatures, especially at night. Thermal / gloves / scarves: woolen socks / woolen hat for cold nights, shirts for the whole trek. 
  • Headlamp (very important).
  • Camera and extra batteries.
  • Sunscreen / hat and sunglasses.
  • Personal medical kit. 
  • Insect repellent.
  • Rain gear: a good raincoat and rain pants and a plastic rain poncho. 
  • Toilet paper.
  • Small towel.   
  • Extra money for drinks and gratuities, souvenirs, etc. (soles or dollars).
  • Bathing suit for the hot springs. 
  • Water bottle (recommended 1 liter).                                        
  • La reserva de hoteles está sujeta a disponibilidad de espacios.
  • El costo de los paquetes turísticos es en base a habitación doble.
  • Los precios no incluyen IGV para pasajeros peruanos.

Nota:

Podemos también organizarle un itinerario de viaje de acuerdo a sus requerimientos y lugres que ustedes desean visitar. Estos pueden ser con hoteles de categoría 3*, 4* y 5*.
Para consultas escribanos a:
info@machupicchubest.com.
  • Los Turistas Peruanos con su DNI vigente, Turistas con pasaporte de Comunidad Andina (Colombia, Ecuador y Bolivia) y Turistas extranjeros con carnet de estudiante internacional (CARNET ISIC), obtienen un descuento.
  • Descuentos especiales para grupos de más "05 personas" Para más información escribanos a info@machupicchubest.com.
  • Para subir a la montaña huaynapicchu, hay un límite de 400 personas por día, se recomienda realizar la reserva con anticipación.
  • Una vez agotado los cupos para la montaña, no hay opción a conseguir ingresos.
  • El costo para subir a esta montaña es de $ 15.00 USD, debe ser incrementado al costo total del paquete.
  • Las personas que realizan el camino inca y desean subir a la montaña huaynapicchu, tienen que realizar un pago extra de $ 65.00 USD.

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