Choquequirao Machupichu 9 days – 8 nights
Cost per pax: U.S. $ 1,800.00
Consult private service.
Day 1: Cusco – Cachora – Chiquisca
Pick up from hotel at 5:30 am in private tourist vehicle and then begin our journey towards the town of Cachora On the way cross the bridge on the Ri Cunyac or Apurimac Continuing the trip we arrive to Curahuasi, where we’ll cropnatives such as maize, and anise, then ascend to the 3500m.snm to visit the archaeological site of Saywite (ceremonial center dedicated to the worship of water).
Continuing the journey to Cachora’ll watch the towering peaks of the Cordillera Vilcabamba. In Cachora we will meet our horsemen, mules and horses carrying the equipment during the trip and the food.
After lunch we will start walking towards Chiqisqa, approximately three hours after walking a path between the native vegetation, we arrive at Capuliyoq viewpoint from where we see the majesty of the Apurimac Canyon. Then descend to the camp (Chiqisqa). (1.500 m.s.n.m).
Day 2: Ch’iqisqa – Choquequirao
After breakfast at dawn begins our journey, we descend to the Apurimac River bridge Sector Rosalina, then we have a climb to the Santa Rosa where we will enjoy a panoramic view over the valley of the Apurimac and appreciate the traditional production of rum sugar (cane liquor), producing the inhabitants of this sector.
We continued our walk to the sector Marampata (2500 m) where we had lunch and then continue the trip and arrive at Choquequirao camp at about 4 pm. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Choquequirao – Pinchauñiyoq
After breakfast we begin our ascent to the main sector of the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, where we will have a guided tour of the areas of sun worship, barns, field burning, etc …. To return to the camp after lunch and start the hike to the sector Pinchauñiyoq, where we camp on the Inca agricultural terraces (2.435 m).
Day 4: Pinchauñiyoq – Maizal
After breakfast we continue our walk down until you reach the valley of the Rio Blanco where we take a refreshing swim in the pristine waters of melting glaciers that make up the river, we had lunch and then began the ascent to camp arriving at approximately Cornfield 4 pm to see the beautiful sunset in the Peruvian Andes.
Day 5: Maizal – Yanama
This morning we start the hike on a trail through the dense vegetation of a rainforest on the way you can enjoy an original Inca trail and the majestic condors flying and then arriving to open the Victoria Mine, where we had lunch, watching the majestic the Peruvian Andes mountains and then continue the descent to camp in the town of Yanama.(3800. M).
Day 6: Yanama – Totora
We begin the walk after breakfast through the Andean mountains and surrounded by glaciers, climb to the highest open to 4520msm Yanama, then descend a few minutes for lunch overlooking the valley of the cloud forest, we continued walking and arrived at the camp in the town of Totora.
Day 7: Totora – Santa Teresa
Today we continue with our walk and we head into the rainforest where we saw waterfalls, flora and fauna to arrive at the beach area where we expected sahuayacu our lunch, after lunch we continue by bus to the town of Santa Teresa there very close half-hour hike, you find our campsite next to the hot springs.
Day 8: Santa Teresa – Machupicchu
This day in the middle of the rainforest have a traditional breakfast and we enjoyed our hike to Machu Picchu village on the way we have a local lunch in the hydropower sector, more than two hours of walking we reached the district of Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu).
Day 9: Machupicchu – Inca citadel Machu Picchu – Cusco
Our last day on the trip up early to walk up to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, there appreciate the sunrise and walk with the guide for two hours, then have free time.
In the afternoon we return to the city of Cusco.
• Private transportation from Cusco to Cachora.
• Professional bilingual guide throughout the tour.
• Mules to carry equipment and food.
• Entrance to Machu Picchu
• Access to Choquequirao and Pinchauñiyoq
• First Aid
• Full Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
• Camping equipment (tent dining kitchen shops).
• Accommodation in lodging in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu).
• Personal care items.
• Sleeping bag
What to wear?
• Trekking shoes.
• Clothes for the cold.
• Water purifiers.
• Mosquito repellent.
• Sun Glasses
• Flashlights with extra batteries.
• A rain poncho.
• Video Camera or Camera (optional).
• Extra Money