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Choquequirao Trek to MachuPicchu 6 Days

Choquequirao Trek to MachuPicchu, A minimum of 2 people is required for this trek, which will take you to two of the main archaeological sites in the Cusco and Peru area: Choquequirao and Machu Picchu; The legends and knowledge of the ruin of Machu Picchu are already around the world, since the discovery of Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham in July 1911.

Ruin has been a subject of discussion and research on the Incas and finally in 1981 The government Peruvian established the historical sanctuary of Machu Picchu, the same one that in 1983 was honored by the UNESCO World Heritage, so much it is possible to find writings and stories about Machu Picchu, the small that can be found in the last, but not least complex of ruins of Choquequirao.

Choquequirao, which means “Cradle of Gold”, is a magnificent archaeological complex located in the Vilcabamba mountain range, in the Cusco area. It is believed that this mountain range was the last refuge of the Incas who resisted the conquest; Directed by Manco Inka II. choquequirao

On our walk, we will enjoy a spectacular geography, flora and fauna; Inter-Andean valleys and tropical jungle.

The temperature of this hike can range from a minimum of 5 ° C at night to a maximum of 23 ° C in the day. choquequirao treks

icon clock Duration: 6 Daysicon altitude Altitude: 1500 – 3030 m.a.s.l.icon sleep Acomodation: Hotel
icon mountain Difficulty: Lowicon calendar Season: All year
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We leave Cusco early (5:00 in the morning), driving on the road that continues northwest through the famous Pampas de Anta or Yawar Pampa (Pampa de Sangre, due to the fierce battle between the Inkas and the Chankas for the possession of the city of Cusco). We crossed the mountains and descended to the hot town of Limatambo (2600 masl), where the archaeological site of Tarawasi is located.

We continue to the Cunyac bridge over the Apurimac River, the natural border between the Cusco region and Apurimac, and we continue the road to the town of Curahuasi, famous for its aromatic liquor: Anis Macerado. Our last stop is in the city of San Pedro de Cachora (2800 m.s.s.m.) about 4 hours by car from Cusco.

Here we will meet our “arrieros” (knights) and begin our walk. We cross the Cachora stream and climb through a refreshing eucalyptus forest and native vegetation to the dirt track that is passable by cars.

From here, the road is flat until the viewpoint of Capuliyoq (2850 m.s.s.m.). The estimated time to reach that point is 3 hours. From the point of view where we will enjoy our lunch, we have a spectacular view of the Apurimac and Choquequirao rivers.

We descend for 3 hours on a zigzag path, crossing forests and then a forest of native trees called Phaty. Finally we arrive at our first camp called Chiquisca (1930 m.s.n.m.) after 6 hours of walking. We can look forward to a hot night in the valley. Climate: hot with mosquitoes Duration: 7 hours


After breakfast, we begin our descent to Playa Rosalina (1550 m.s.m.), where we will climb the hill on a zigzag path, towards Santa Rosa (2095 m.s.m.). After a recovery time, we continue to Marampata (2850 m.s.m.), a flat place where we can rest in conditions similar to Santa Rosa; enjoying a splendid view of Choquequirao.

The time from the Apurimac River to here is 4 to 5 hours. The gradient varies from almost flat to very steep. We follow the road that begins flat and then we have several sections going up and down before camping in Choquequirao (3033 m.s.s.). This campsite has bathrooms and cold water showers. We did a 7 hour walk on this day in fairly warm weather, with a total distance of 14 km to the campsite.


We have a whole day to discover the huge Shock complex. Your guide will try to show you the most recently discovered areas, agricultural terraces and the llama sculpture sector which is a more remote sector. Archaeologists are still discovering new parts of the complex covered by intense jungle.

You will have time to explore the complex on your own. At the end of the afternoon, we will begin the walk back and we will camp in Marampata (2850 m.s.s.m.) (approximately 2 hours). Our walk will be approximately 5 hours in fairly warm weather.


After breakfast, we continue our return journey, starting with a steep descent towards the Apurimac River, where we will stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we will climb for approximately 4 hours and then we will camp at Coca Masana (2150 m.s.s.m.). The climb will be easier than on the second day. Today we hike around 7 hours in quite hot weather


Day 5 will be the last day of trekking and we will be able to enjoy the Apurimac Gorge while we follow the path that crosses the gorge to the point where the trek began.

We arrived at Cachora (2850 masl) and took our bus to Ollantaytambo. In the evening, you will take the train (1 hour and 30 minutes) from the train station in Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes, where you will spend the night in a hotel. Your guide will not follow you to Ollantaytambo, but you will have a new guide waiting for you the next morning.


Early in the morning, we took the bus from Aguas Calientes (2050 m.a.s.l.) to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. You have the opportunity to climb the difficult path to the top of the Huayna Picchu mountain (2700 m.a.s.l.),

the pyramid-shaped peak that dominates Machu Picchu, which offers spectacular and different views. From Huayna Picchu, it is even possible to see the famous Apu Salkantay snow mountain.

The guided tour at 2:30 a.m. Machu Picchu allows us to appreciate the high level of development reached by the Andean civilization through the Incas.

Machu Picchu demonstrates the superior knowledge achieved in astronomy and astrology. Knowledge of the rainy and dry seasons through the solstices was indispensable for the development of agriculture; the source of life in the Andes.

In the afternoon, in Aguas Calientes, guests can enjoy a relaxing bath in the local hot springs before taking the train back to Cusco.  machu picchu wikitravel



  • Transporte de entrada y salida: Cusco – Cachora
  • Transporte de Cachora a Ollantaytambo
  • Guía profesional del inglés y el español (idioma de solicitud)
  • Cocinero: responsable de la preparación de alimentos
  • Jinetes y caballos: llevar tiendas de campaña, utensilios de cocina y mochilas, sacos de dormir y colchones (máximo 08 kilos por persona)
  • Caballo de emergencia: en caso de que alguien necesite ayuda
  • Entrada: entrada a Choquequirao y Machu Picchu
  • Comidas: 5 desayunos / 5 almuerzos / 5 cenas / aperitivos y té de la tarde
  • Equipo: tiendas de campaña (2 personas por cada 3 personas), colchones, tienda de comedor, tienda de baño, tienda de cocina, mesas y sillas, kit de primeros auxilios, incluyendo botella de oxígeno de emergencia
  • Billete de autobús: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu (último día)
  • Hotel en Aguas Calientes
  • Servicio de tren turístico: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Cusco
  • Transporte desde y hacia: Hotel-Train Station- Hotel


  • Desayuno el primer día y almuerzo en el último día
  • Bolsa de dormir. Cinta de embalaje recomendada A continuación, encontrará una lista de equipos que le recomendamos que traiga.
  • Pasaporte original
  • Mochila
  • Bolsa de dormir.
  • Calzado fuerte.
  • Ropa fría y caliente, Chaqueta, Ropa para el clima frío.
  • Buenos calcetines
  • Cámara adicional, películas y baterías
  • Botella de agua, idealmente cantina no desechable (se proporcionará agua hervida)
  • linterna, además de baterías adicionales
  • Cubierta solar
  • Protector solar
  • Repelente de insectos
  • Artículos de aseo y papel higiénico, toalla pequeña
  • Traje de baño, para fuentes calientes en Aguas Calientes
  • La selección de pequeños bocadillos, chocolate, frutos secos, galletas, barras de energía, etc.
  • Dinero en suelas y dólares estadounidenses
  • Opcional: binoculares y bastones /palos (se requieren tapas de goma).

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  • All rates are in US dollars (optional for currency exchange) and are programmed per person.
  • The rates valid for Peruvians only include VAT.
  • All our rates are subject to availability and changes.
  • Children under 02 years and 11 months are considered INF (babies), do not pay any service and do not have the right to food, bed or seat on the tours.
  • DCC (child) is considered a child from 03 to 10 years and 11 months, has a special rate and shares a room with parents.
  • Children over 11 years old considered adults.
  • Minors must travel with an identity document.
  • Rates do not apply to holidays, Easter, long weekends, national holidays, Christmas or New Years.

More Information

When is the best time to climb Machu Picchu?

The best time is April, may, June, July, august and September, because it is the dry season in Cusco region, where it is localized Machu Picchu. choquequirao trekking

When is the best time to hike Machu Picchu?

The best time is April, may, June, July, august and September, because it is the dry season in Cusco region, where it is localized Machu Picchu. choquequirao peru

Where’s Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu it is localized in the region of Cusco, Peru – South America.



We have price alternatives that accommodate all budgets, prices per person, expressed in US Dollars.

Make your quotes and reservations by email [email protected], you can also communicate with one of our sales executives at the telephones detailed below, we will be happy to assist you.

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To start the reservation process, please send us the following information:

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To confirm reservations it is required to pay 50% in advance and the other 50% can be paid upon arrival at your destination.




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