Desde $400 / Min. 2 personas
Choquequirao is located to the southeast of Cusco city, between the department of Cusco and the department of Apurímac to the south part of Peru, this is another magnificent route instead of the route of the Inca Trail to Machupicchu. In five days of walking will combine mountains with a variety of flora and fauna. The arhaeologicalsite have been partially cleared by COPESCO, the governmental body responsible for tourism in Peru. On the route to Choquequirao, the climate is varied, from the warm inter-Andean zone to the jungle. The name Choquequirao means "Cradle of Gold", and this citadel is considered, as sister of Machu Picchu for its similarities. Both are 1500 meters above a river: Choquequirao - Apurímac River and Machu Picchu - Urubamba River. It was an administrative and religious center. It covers more than 8 hectares and only a third part has been discovered and every day archeologists discover more.
At 5.00 a.m. We leave Cusco in a private transportation that will take us to the small town of Cachora. There our muleteers and mules will be waiting for us. We will walk approximately 6 hours, going down the Apurímac canyon to Chuquisaca at 1800 meters where we will take a fresh shower and camp.
After a succulent breakfast we will start the trek to Choquequirao. After crossing the bridge of Apurimac River begins the ascent of approximately 5 hours, until we reach Maranpata where we will have lunch. After a couple of hours we will arrive at Choquequirao where we will camp.
We will visit the archaeological complex of Choquequirao.
In the morning after breakfast we will start to descent to Santa Rosa, where we will have lunch. Approximately 6 hours during the day until Chiquisca.
After breakfast we start the 3 hour ascent plus 2 hours walking flat to Cachora, where we will be waited by a private transportation to take us back to Cusco, arriving at 4.00 p.m. approx.