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Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 8 Days

  • 8 Days 7 Nights
  • Max Guests : 8
  • Max. Altitude : 1500 - 3030m
  • Act. Level: Challenging

Overview

The Choquequirao is considered the “Sacred Sister” of Machu Picchu. The only way to reach this citadel is a superb 5-day trek, passing along the deep canyon of Apurimac, in the midst of snow-capped mountains and humid forests with rich fauna and flora.

1st Day: Cusco – Cachora – Chiquisca
2nd Day: Chiquisca – Playa Rosalina – Marampata – Choquequirao
3rd Day: Choquequirao – Choquequirao pass – Río Blanco
4th Day: Río Blanco – Maizal– San Juan pass – Yanama
5th Day: Yanama – Yanama pass – Totora pampa
6th Day: Totora pampa – La Playa
7th Day: La Playa – Llactapata – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas Calientes
8th Day: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

Includes

  • Private transport from your hotel in Cusco to the town of Cachora
  • Transport from la Playa to Santa Teresa and the hydroelectric station (for all camping and personal luggage)
  • Train from the hydroelectric station to Aguas Calientes
  • Bus up and down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • Tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco or train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco
  • Basic hotel in Santa Teresa
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes (MachuPicchu, continental or similar)
  • Dinner in Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance fees to Choquequirao
  • Entrance fees to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • High quality camping equipment (We use professional tents, Doite, Model Kailas 3, extra light/4.5kgs and Doite, Model Himalaya, extra light/4.5kgs, both are big enough for 2 persons. Mattresses, eating tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent)
  • Meals during the excursion (breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks / option vegetarian
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Horseman and mules, for all camping equipment and customer’s luggage (Up to 10kg)
  • Emergency horse
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle
  • Cold boiled water during the all trek.

Excludes

  • Sleeping bag (If you don’t have a sleeping bag, there is the possibility of lending one)
  • Lunch on the last day in Machu Picchu
BRIEFINGS
PICKUPS
HUAYNAPICCHU/MACHU PICCHU MOUNTAIN
MACHU PICCHU ENTRANCE TIMES
HEALTH CONCERNS
GROUP TOURS
STRIKES
LOST ITEMS
TIPS
TRAVEL INSURANCE
WEATHER
ALTITUDE SICKNESS
GETTING TO CUSCO

Itinerary

1st Day: Cusco – Cachora – Chiquisca

2nd Day: Chiquisca – Playa Rosalina – Marampata – Choquequirao

3rd Day: Choquequirao – Choquequirao pass – Río Blanco

4th Day: Río Blanco – Maizal– San Juan pass – Yanama

5th Day: Yanama – Yanama pass – Totora pampa

6th Day: Totora pampa – La Playa

7th Day: La Playa – Llactapata – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas Calientes

8th Day: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

Price Includes

  • Private transport from your hotel in Cusco to the town of Cachora
  • Transport from la Playa to Santa Teresa and the hydroelectric station (for all camping and personal luggage)
  • Train from the hydroelectric station to Aguas Calientes
  • Bus up and down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • Tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco or train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco
  • Basic hotel in Santa Teresa
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes (MachuPicchu, continental or similar)
  • Dinner in Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance fees to Choquequirao
  • Entrance fees to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • High quality camping equipment (We use professional tents, Doite, Model Kailas 3, extra light/4.5kgs and Doite, Model Himalaya, extra light/4.5kgs, both are big enough for 2 persons. Mattresses, eating tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent)
  • Meals during the excursion (breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks / option vegetarian
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Horseman and mules, for all camping equipment and customer’s luggage (Up to 10kg)
  • Emergency horse
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle
  • Cold boiled water during the all trek.

Price No Includes

  • Sleeping bag (If you don’t have a sleeping bag, there is the possibility of lending one)
  • Lunch on the last day in Machu Picchu

Travel Info

BRIEFINGS
PICKUPS
HUAYNAPICCHU/MACHU PICCHU MOUNTAIN
MACHU PICCHU ENTRANCE TIMES
HEALTH CONCERNS
GROUP TOURS
STRIKES
LOST ITEMS
TIPS
TRAVEL INSURANCE
WEATHER
ALTITUDE SICKNESS
GETTING TO CUSCO
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