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Choquequirao - Machu Picchu

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Choquequirao - Machu Picchu

PROGRAM

Choquequirao - Machu Picchu
8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

PROGRAM

Choquequirao - Machu Picchu
8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
As impressive as its older sister, this Inca citadel served as a refuge more than four centuries ago. It was hidden but now you can visit and appreciate its wonderful architecture and feel the energy that emanates from the sacred place.

DAY 1: CUSCO - CACHORA - CHIKISKA.-

We pick you up from the hotel in the city of Cusco at 5:30 am. Heading to the town of San Pedro de Cachora, a place where we will meet all the people who will accompany us throughout the trek (cook, porters, muleteers, assistant guide), we will have lunch in the Capuliyoq sector, in At the Chikiska camp we can enjoy the fruit that grows in that area as well as a refreshing bath .

 

DAY 2: CHIKISKA - CHOQUEQUIRAO.-

After a good breakfast we will start the walk towards the archaeological group of Choquequirao, the whole route will be uphill. We will have lunch near the peasant community of Marampata, arriving at our camp at around 5:00 pm. where we will sleep in one of the Inca terraces, from which we will observe a beautiful sunset.

 

DAY 3: CHOQUEQUIRAO - MAIZAL.-

In the morning we will visit the entire archaeological site, we will enjoy the guide for a period of 2 hours, averaging 10:00 am. We will continue with our walk, this day will be the heaviest because all day we will ascend passing through the Río Blanco sector, in this place we will have lunch, the campsite is 3 hours after lunch, camp in the Maizal sector.

 

DAY 4: MAIZAL - YANAMA.-

During the tour of this day we will ascend for a period of 3 hours, bordering the Yanama pass we will descend, we will stop at the Victoria mines, as an extra activity you will be able to extract some blocks of silver (very abundant mineral in that area), these mines nowadays they are abandoned, lunch will be in that sector. Then we will descend to our Yanama camp.

 

DAY 5: YANAMA - COLLPA.-

The walk on this day will be moderated by the geography of the area, descending some slopes where we can observe a biodiversity, lunch will be in the Totora area which is 3 hours from the final camp, after lunch we will walk to the camp of Collpa, in this place we will find some local people who sell soft drinks, batteries and other items.

 

DAY 6: COLLPA - THE BEACH.-

The walk during this day will be very short but very attractive, since we will have the opportunity to take a refreshing bath in one of the waterfalls that descends from the mountain, we will also enjoy refreshing fruits such as granadilla, we will walk through some coffee plantations and bananas, we will arrive at our camp at midday, we will have lunch at the camp and we will have a free afternoon to relax.

 

DAY 7: THE BEACH - AGUAS CALIENTES.-

In the morning we will start our walk, we will ascend a small hill that will lead us to one of the small archaeological groups scattered around the area called Llaqtapata, in this place we will see a carved rock that was carved to be used for astronomical purposes, lunch will be in the Hydroelectric sector , where we will board the train that will take us to the town of Aguas Calientes, spend the night in a hotel.

 

DAY 8: MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO.-

After breakfast we will board the bus that will take us to Machupicchu, in this archaeological group we will enjoy the guide for a period of 2 hours, after which we will have enough time to climb the mountain of Huaynapicchu.

In the afternoon we will return to the city of Cusco, the trip by train will be for 4 hours arriving at an average of 8:30 pm.

  • Transportation Cusco- Cachora
  • Guide service in the requested language
  • Entrance to visit Machupicchu
  • Bus tickets (only ascent and / or descent)
  • Train tickets (backpacker)
  • Camping equipment (tents)
  • Sleeping pad
  • First aid kit
  • Power (8 breakfast / 7 lunch / 7 dinner)
  • Cook and muleteers
  • Horses to carry the agency equipment.
  • Hostel with private bathroom in Aguas Calientes

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