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Choquequirao Trek – 5 Days

choquequirao Trek



Our Choquequirao Trek Tours are operated by View Peru in all of our degrees of exclusivity, Below you will find a sample itinerary that you can also do it in 4 days, a Trek to Choquequierao connecting to Machu Picchu is also available.

Day 1, Cusco – Cachora – Chiquisqa (L, D)

From your hotel in Cusco, you will be picked up by private transfer in the early morning and drive to
the small town of Cachora, the entrance to the Apurimac canyon. This is where we will start our trail
through the mountain range and glaciers.
After few challenging hours, we will reach the mountain pass and enjoy lunch before we begin our
downhill walk until we will reach the mountain pass. Here is where we start our long downhill for
today until we reach Chiquiska.
Here in Chiquiska, you will enjoy a nice dinner and comfortable camping arrangements.

Start Height: 2900m / 9514ft.
Max Height: 2941m / 9648ft.
Approximate Walking time: 6 hrs
Distance travelled: 19km / 11.80 ml

Day 2, Chiquisqa – Choquequirao Campsite (B, L, D)

This morning after breakfast, we will ascend to the Choquequiaro campsite (2847m /9340ft), which
stands about 1500m above the Apurimac River. This part of our hike will be challenging but the
landscape is breathtaking.
After reaching the top, we will hike down until we reach our next campsite. Here there will be the
option to spend time in Pacchayoq, where you can view Inca water channels and ceremonial rocks.
This will depend on if we arrive early and we have high energy levels.
Dinner will be served at the campsite, and we will rest under the stars to prepare for the next day.

Start Height: 2847m / 9340ft
Max Height:  3100m / 10170ft.
Approximate Walking time: 8 hours
Distance travelled: 14km / 8.69 ml

Day 3, Choquequirao Citadel (B, L, D)

After enjoying breakfast, we will hike up to ruins at the top of a mountain, where there is a chance of seeing
Condors soaring overhead. We will enjoy the day here with a guided tour, a rest for lunch, and a relaxing
the afternoon before heading back to the campsite for the evening.

Day 4, Choquequirao Campsite – Chiquisca (B, L, D)

Today after breakfast, we begin our long trip back to Chiquisca, but a leisurely one. On this walk, we can
really enjoy the journey and the changes in landscape along the countryside. We will stop for lunch along
the way, and enjoy our comfortable camping arrangements on our arrival in the evening. This is our last
camping, and we will enjoy wine with our dinner. This is also our last night with our porters, so be sure to tip
them as you say your farewells!

Start Height: 2847 masl / 9340 ft
Max Height: 2941 masl / 9648 ft.
Approximate Walking time: 9 hours
Distance travelled: 19km / 11.80 ml

Day 5, Chiquisca – Capuliyoc – Cusco (B, L)

Today we start in the early morning, up a difficult climb to Capuliyoc. Here we will be able to witness the
Apurimac Canyon, where we will enjoy our lunch. After this, the trail will become flat for our 2 hour walk
back to Cachora, where your transport to Cusco will be awaiting you.

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