Luxury Choquequirao Trek 6 Days

Luxury Choquequirao Trek 6 Days


Type:

Culture/History

Distance:

65 km

Altitude:

2720 m.s.n.m.

Physical level:

     

Duration:

6 Days / 5 Nights


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Luxury Choquequirao Trek 6 Days

Our Luxury Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu includes all the services than the others and our Extra Fine Services at an Incredible Price, what does all of this mean? It means you simply get more for your money with Inca Footsteps Company Peru.


Itinerary Included Map

DAY 1: CUSCO – CACHORA - CHIQUISCA

Early in the morning we will have breakfast in the Hotel around 5:30am then the bus will pick us up from the hotel around 6 a.m. then we will start with our journey to the village of Cachora from Cusco 5 hours drive to the beginning of the trail. During our journey we will stop a moment to observe the archaeological remains of Tarawasi from the bus, continuing thereafter towards the Cunyac Bridge between the departments of Cusco and Apurimac. Next we will travel through the district of Curahuasi and Saywite Andean Community, arriving at Cachora 2800 masl/9186ft. at 10 a.m. approximately. Here we will meet our team (chef, horseman) and We will begin our trek from this area, along sloping path leading to the pass of Capuliyoc (2915 m/ 9563ft) for about 2 hours, here we will have lunch and from where we have our first beautiful views of the Apurimac valley stretching below as well as the snow-capped peaks of Padrayoc and Wayna Cachora, from Capuliyoc we will have the first view to Choquequirao far from us, then We will descend toward Coca Masana 2330m/7644ft where the climate becomes noticeably warmer and the flora and fauna begin to change. Finally, we arrive at Chiquiskä at 1900m/6633ft closer to the Apurimac River where we will set up camp and spend the night in tents. Here in this camping area we will find humble huts where people from Cachora live offering soda drinks to the trekkers.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Hotels: Glamping Night
  • Deluxe Amenities: Gourmet Meals, Hot Shower + Amenities, Chemical Toilets, Deluxe Tents, Private Porter, Heaters, Robes and Towels, Private Chef.

 

DAY 2: CHIQUISCA – SANTA ROSA - MARANPATA

Early in the morning after the breakfast around 6:00 am, we will continue our trek, we will walk for about 1 hour down to cross the Apurimac River over the hanging bridge, then we will start climbing up the hill towards Santa Rosa (2115 m/6938ff) where we will stop for lunch. This course is the hardest and we will take three hours after which we will climb up to the Maranpata (2850 m/9350ft) that is an easier climb. During our journey we will observe the vegetation existing in the area. Then we will arrive to Maranpata beside the Chunchumayo River where we will have a short rest. Along the way we will observe many orchids and wild flowers as well as many birds, well after the hardly climbing we will arrive to Maranpata around 2pm. Here we will find humble huts and next them we will make our camp area. Camping in our tents.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Hotels: Glamping Night
  • Deluxe Amenities: Gourmet Meals, Hot Shower + Amenities, Chemical Toilets, Deluxe Tents, Private Porter, Heaters, Robes and Towels, Private Chef.

 

DAY 3: CHOQUEQUIRAO FULL DAY

Our Andean breakfast will be very early around 7:00 am and after it we will walk from Maranpata to Choquequirao (3035m/9957ft) is a 2-hour hike. We will arrive at the archaeological site in time to enjoy the awe-inspiring views of the deep canyons and maybe the opportunity to see a Condor flying nearby, we will walk in the city of Choquequirao archaeological complex, here we will have whole day to explore the city, different areas and walk to the neighborhoods, here our guide will throw a lot of explanation to you for three hours with all the details about this important Inca site. At the scheduled time around 5pm, We are going back to our campground of Choquequirao about 30min, dinner and beautiful sunset, overnight in Choquequirao camping.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Hotels: Glamping Night
  • Deluxe Amenities: Gourmet Meals, Hot Shower + Amenities, Chemical Toilets, Deluxe Tents, Private Porter, Heaters, Robes and Towels, Private Chef.

 

DAY 4: CHOQUEQUIRAO – MARANPATA – PLAYA ROSALINA.

After the Choquequirao Breakfast around 7am, we will start descending to Santa Rosa (2115 m/6938ft)., where we stop for lunch. Thereafter we will continue descending to Playa Rosalina 1550 masl. Upon our arrival at Rosalina Bach, we will continue our trek to the village of La Playa 1950 m/5085ft., two hours away from Rosalina beach, where we will spend the night in the tents at this place 1950 m/6397ft, here we will find soda drinks, beers in the humble hut offered by a Young boy Uriel.

 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Hotels: Glamping Night
  • Deluxe Amenities: Gourmet Meals, Hot Shower + Amenities, Chemical Toilets, Deluxe Tents, Private Porter, Heaters, Robes and Towels, Private Chef

 

DAY 5: PLAYA ROSALINA – CACHORA – AGUAS CALIENTES.

After our last Andean breakfast in La Playa around 06:00 am, we will return along the same route to Cachora 2800 m/9186ft, the slope we had descended on the first day and which is a soft climb of two hours until the pass of Capuliyoc 2915 m/9563ft. From here, our transportation will be waiting for us. During our journey we will observe the exotic flora and fauna as well as sights of majestic snow-capped peaks and the impressive canyon of the Apurimac. After to get Capuliyoc where the Climbing path finishes we will have lunch, then we will take our private transportation for 5 hours more in order to get Ollantaytambo train station where we are going to take the train down to Aguas Caliente town (Machupicchu town) passengers will be transferred to the hotel.

 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Hotels: Glamping Night
  • Deluxe Amenities: Gourmet Meals, Hot Shower + Amenities, Chemical Toilets, Deluxe Tents, Private Porter, Heaters, Robes and Towels, Private Chef

 

Day 6: MACHUPICCHU.

We will be leaving our hotel early in the morning after having had our breakfast and we will immediately take the bus to Machu Picchu at 5h30 which takes roughly half an hour. In the bus we will be amazed by the astonishing view of the sunrise over Machu Picchu. Our guide will offer you a guided visit of about 2 hours and after this you will have time to visit Machu Picchu and maybe Wayna Picchu (optional, to be reserved in advance) at your own pace. When you have survived the though climb of this mountain you will be recompensed by the astonishing view over Machu Picchu.
Tourist busses will offer you the descent back to Aguas Calientes, from where we will take the train to Ollantaytambo, where our bus awaits you to continue to Cusco.

 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
  • Hotels: None
  • Deluxe Amenities: Vistadome Train, Lunch at Sanctuary Lodge Hotel.

INCLUDED:

  • Professional bilingual tour guide
  • Second day Andean ceremony, offering to the mother earth
  • Private service.
  • Collection from your hotel (we pick you up from where you are staying)
  • Private transport to Cachora(trailhead)
  • First class vista dome train Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and train back to Poroy.
  • Private transport back from Poroy to Cusco
  • Entrance fee Machu Picchu and Huaynapicchu.
  • Great Food: Gourmet breakfast, Gourmet lunch, morning and afternoon snacks (hot drinks, biscuits and popcorn) and Gourmet dinner.
  • Professional chef.
  • Modern trekking and camping equipment. (4season tent)
  • Air bed for camping
  • sleeping bags
  • walking sticks
  • duffle bags
  • Wine, Pisco, beer, water.
  • Hotel crockery.
  • Private porter during the trail.
  • Hot Shower during the Inca trail
  • Bath and hand Towels per person
  • JW Marriot Amenities
  • A private, hand-crafted and fully personalized Deluxe Inca Trail from start to finish.
  • Modern trekking and camping equipment.
  • All meals cooked on the spot with fresh ingredients by our trained chef.
  • English-speaking guides with knowledge of archeological sites along the Inca Trail.
  • Fully Trained porters hailing from local communities.
  • Thermarest (air mat) sleeping mat
  • Horseman, mules or porters (they just carry cooking stuff and camping equipment)
  • Tea time every day (tea, coffee, wantan, popcorn, cracker.)
  • Porters to carry the main luggage (all the equipment and cooking stock).
  • Oxygen bottle and first-aid kits
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu ruins to Aguas Calientes round trip
  • 1-night Hotel in Aguas Calientes (private room, cable tv, wi fi)
  • Oxygen balloon for any emergency
  • First Aid kit
  • *Vegetarian/special diet options available

 

DOES NOT INCLUDED:

  • International and domestic flights, or airport taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • HuaynaPicchu permit (subject to availability)
  • Meals not noted
  • Massage treatments
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrances to the hot spring waters at Aguas Calientes

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE:

  • Original passport and Student card (ISIC) green card
  • Insurance card is essential
  • Hiking water proof boots (with ankle protectors)
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Warm jack
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable trousers
  • Rain pants
  • Sun hat, Bathing suit (for hot springs in santa teresa and Aguas Calientes)
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended) sun is strong
  • Insect Repellent 40 % deet (for mosquitos)
  • Water bottle
  • Water purification tablets (Micropur recommended)
  • Toilet paper
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and films
  • Torch with spare batteries (flashlight)
  • Extra contribution suggested money for tipping porters, cook and guide. and for any emergency (300 soles)
  • Walking poles (black diamont or leki brand)

 

OPTIONAL ITEMS TO TAKE

  • Short pants
  • Walking poles (with rubber tips) they can also be hired from us.
  • Plaster and bandages

View INCA FOOTSTEPS Advantages

Our Luxury Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu includes all the services than the others and our Extra Fine Services at an Incredible Price, what does all of this mean? It means you simply get more for your money with Inca Footsteps Company Peru.

Called both of them Sacred Cities and enigmatic landscape! The famous Choquequirao to Machu Picchu trek is one of the most beauteous and spectactular hikes in all of Peru. This is a trek for naturelovers, history enthusiasts or those that simply love a great experience! Explore enigmatic Choquequirao without the crowds, feel the power of the mighty Apurimac canyon and enjoy the stunning snowcapped Vilcanota mountain ranges. Visit little known villages on the route, and stumble upon intact portions of Inca roads high in the mountains. Simply, be blown away with this seriously beautiful trek that gives a wonderful perspective on the Inca Society

During 6 days trekking you will embrace the nature. Moreover, in recent years, it is partially excavated, which has aroused the interest of the Government of Peru to restore and recover more complex, making it a much more affordable option for anyone interested in learning more about the Inca culture in Choquequirao traveler.


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