Choquequirao

CHOQUEQUIRAO TO MACHU PICCHU

from $980

Walk through changing landscapes and explore mountain pass decorated with snow. Discover unique and stunning scenarios. Explore Choquequirao and Machupicchu , a unique and complete circuit where you will calm your thirst for adventure.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Camping, Culture
  • Activity Level Challenging
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  • Group Size Medium Group
    8
All about the CHOQUEQUIRAO TO MACHU PICCHU.

Explore remote paths between enormous canyons and large rivers to discover the Choquequirao Inca city. Keep explorers’ track through ancient Inca paths that cross the beautiful Vilcabamba mountain range. From Apurimac arid canyon to Machupicchu’s jungle, enjoy this 75 km trip, one of Southamerica’s most diverse and spectacular trips.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Professional guides

All guide team members are native from the region and have a genuine passion to teach other people about their inheritance. They keep respect to our clients and the environment.

Permissions

The moment we’ll receive your reservation; we will start the procedures for you to enter the Colca Canyon

Instruccions

The night before your trip your guide will meet you in order to give some instructions.

Transportations

All transportation is included on this trip. You will be picked up from your hotel to start the trek, and transportation will pick you up in Cabanaconde

Lodge y Familiar house

The Peru Travel always tries to its customers to feel comfortble, so you’ll always have a personal room an private.

Meal

The Peru Travel chefs specialize in well-known Peru’s cuisine. They use only natural products, in case you have some restrictions with some meals, you must indicate the moment you make your booking. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included every day during the trip, along with tea and snacks. The first breakfast and the last day’s lunch are not included.

Water

Since your first lunch until your last breakfast, The peru Travel will provide you all water you need. Water will be boiled, filtred and then chilled before its distribution. You have to give us your own water bottles. It’s recommended to take a canteen and avoid the use of plastic bottles.

First Aid

Every The Peru Travel guide has been trained in first aid by the Red Cross. Your guide will always have a first aid kit for basic medical issues and oxygen. In case of extreme urgency, the company will be in charge of your transfer, immediate evacuation and coordination of your insurance in order for you to be treated as soon as possible

Extras

We believe that paying attention to little details makes the difference between other companies. That’s why each hiker receives a small pillow and trekking pole; these items will help you to improve your experience.

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Sleeping bags.

It’s recommended to take with you one of your own, however we can rent you one.

Sleeping bag: $ 25

 

  • Huayna Picchu or   Machu Picchu mountain.

Huayna Picchu and Machupicchu are mountains around Machupicchu citadel; their paths are quite steep that’s why we recommend you to stay in Machupicchu. Since you will            get there in a moment where won’t be crowded, you will enjoy at its best the world wonder and you will be able to discover it on your own way.

  1. DAY 01 CUSCO – PLAYA ROSALINDA

    After leaving Cusco, you will be able to explore stone made monolites (2.5m) in Sayhuite. Go by  beautiful villages of panoramic views and everlasting snow-capped mountains in the Vilcambamba mountain range. Start your adventure at the Apurimac canyon at Capuliyoc sightseeing (2850m). A zig zag path will immerse you in the arid, stunning canyon until you get to Playa Rosalinda (1520m) where you will be able to bathe with the Apurimac river mythical water.

    Distance: 12  km / 7 milles

    Campsite: 1520 meters /5250 fts.

  2. DAY 02 MARANPATA - CHOQUEQUIRAO

    Open your eyes by listening  to the roaring Apurimac river, cross  by this mythical river, explore little villages lost in maps such as Santa Rosa and Maranpata. Camp next to Choquequirao ruins, explore unique and colorful scenarios, full of diverse microlimates. Go by from the ruggy and tough Apurimac Canyon to the beautiful greenness of Choquequirao.

     

    Distance: 12  km / 7 milles

    Campsite: 3030 meters /9940fts.

  3. DAY 03 CHOQUEQUIRAO

    Discover Choquequirao, located in a small hill over Apurimac Canyon. Explore this amazing Inca sanctuary, between its attractions we can find its curved  terraces, ritual baths and a beautiful main square. Explore buildings at the lower part, that even today is still a mystery. Choquequirao was not mentioned in Spanish chronicles and even Hiram Bingham visited it, he did not realize its significance. Large areas are still covered by the lush cloud forest.

     

    Campsite: 3030 meters /9940fts.

  4. DAY 04 PINCAH UNUYOC - MAIZAL

    On this day explore newfound constructions such as Pincha Unuyoc, from this point you will be able to indulge your senses by seeing the beautiful panoramic landscape at Apurimac Canyon and the snowcapped mountains that surround it. Go all the way down to Rio Blanco (White River), where you can bathe with its refreshing water that descends from the Pumasillo snowcapped mountain (5991m). Camp in a beautiful village with a spectacular view of the Vilcabamba mountain range.

     

    Distance: 10  km / 6 milles

    Campsite: 3030 meters /9842fts.

  5. DAY 05 YANAMA - LUCMABAMBA

    Explore Inca’s ancient silver mines at Minas Victoria and discover the beautiful Inca ath that leads to the trip’s highest point. El Abra San Juan (4000m) offers spectacular views of the  Vilcabamba mountain range that will take us to the  Yanama traditional Andean village, where you will board transportation that will lead you to our campsite at Lucmabamba

     

    Distance: 10  km / 6 millas

    Campingsite: 2100m metros /6888fts.

  6. DAY 06 LLAQTAPATA – MACHU PICCHU PUEBLO

    Explore part of Machu Picchu Inca trail that will lead you to Llaqtapata (2650m) where you’ll have your first contact with one of the world’s seven wonders. Discover the Aobamba River with leafy bamboo forests and coffee plantations that will take us to Hidroelectrica, where we will board a train that in 40 minutes will drive you to Machu Picchu village

     

    Distance: 12 km / 7.5 milles

    Machu Picchu Village: 2,000m / 6, 560 ft.

  7. DAY 07 MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO

    Explore Machupicchu, start visiting this famous place at the Inca bridge, and discover its Inca architecture along with your guide. Explore the sanctuary in a different way using your senses, by the afternoon boarding the panoramic train returning to Cusco, and keep enjoying the landscape while you are on board.

     

    Machu Picchu altitude: 2400 meters.

     

You will camp through the tour

First day:
You will camp at PLAYA ROSALINDA.

Second day:
You will camp at CHOQUEQUIRAO.

Third day:
You will camp at CHOQUEQUIRAO.

Fourth day:
You will camp at MAIZAL.

Fifth day:
You will camp at LUCMABAMBA.

Sixth day: Machu Picchu Village
Lodge:  Rupa Wasi *** or  similar

Seventh day:
By the afternoon boarding the panoramic train returning to Cusco, and keep enjoying the landscape while you are on board.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Camp inclusionsDaily meals and camping equipment

Breakfast.
Lunch.
Dinner.
Camp team.

 

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In Choquequirao between friends
Camp Exclusions

We give you the camping equippement but:

  • Sleeping bag

The confirmation will be sent via email. You can print it and show it to your guide before the tour starts. You will have as well, your travel assessor email, who will assist you on every question or doubt you could have.

You are able to buy online through Master Card, Visa and American Express cards. We accept debit cards too, and we work using trustworthy systems such as CULQUI and PAYPAL.

For every tour we use only modern vehicles including enough space and capacity in order for you to feel cozy and comfortable during the trip. Each vehicle is equipped with air-conditioning, reclining seats and a high-quality audio system.

No, because we handle exclusive groups. The cost may vary according to the language, Spanish, Portuguese or English. In case you wish the guidance service in any other language, please contact us.

We recommend you to carry sunglasses, comfortable shoes and a camera as the most important items.

Of course, please send us an email with your address, zip code and city and we will send it to you right away.

We recommend that you book your preferred tour dates as soon as possible to assure departure dates. Note that we have limited vacancies.

That’s no problem at all! All you need is to show your passport or your ID to the guide before the trip starts. You can request it by email and we will be glad to send it to you back.

THE PERU TRAVEL has been running top-quality private trips to Machu Picchu since 2005. In 2010 we decided to run Peru and Bolivia.

Note that THE PERU TRAVEL won’t take any responsibility for any object that is inside its vehicles. Any item we find will be taken to our Cusco office. You can contact us in our office to ask for the lost item.

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