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Vilcabamba - Choquequirao

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Vilcabamba - Choquequirao

PROGRAM

Vilcabamba - Choquequirao
17 DAYS / 16 NIGHTS

PROGRAM

Vilcabamba - Choquequirao
17 DAYS / 16 NIGHTS
This extensive 17-day tour will be the delight of the most adventurous, going deep into the Peruvian highlands and jungle, visiting countless communities and archaeological remains as important as Choquequirao. Unmissable and unforgettable.

DAY 1: CUSCO-CACHORA.-

From your accommodation in Cusco. We will move to Limatambo, visiting the archaeological group of Tarawasi and passing through the towns of Cono (thermal baths), Curahuasi and Saywite (ceremonial stone). From this point, we will descend towards San Pedro de Cachora. Camp and overnight.

 

DAY 2: CACHORA-PLAYA ROSALINA.-

We will head towards the great Apurímac Canyon , passing through La Colmena , Capuliyuc and descending to Playa Rosalina, near the Apurímac River. Camp and overnight.

 

DAY 3: PLAYA ROSALINA-RAQAYPATA.-

We will ascend to Santa Rosa and Maranpata. From this point we will observe Choquequirao, Huanipaca, snowy mountains and the Apurímac Canyon with its beautiful waterfalls, arriving at our camp in Raqaypata. Overnight.

 

DAY 4: RAQAYPATA-RÍO BLANCO.-

Guided visit to the archaeological group of Choquequirao. Then we will pass through the Choquequirao Pass. From there we will descend towards Pinchiunuyuc and Río Blanco, our campsite. Overnight.

 

DAY 5: RÍO BLANCO-MINA VICTORIA.-

A quite arduous day, due to the ascent to the Victoria Mine , near the Paso de San Juan. This mine has been abandoned since colonial times . From there we will be able to appreciate a part of the Apurímac Canyon, one of the geographical wonders of this area. Camp and overnight.

 

DAY 6: MINA VICTORIA-YANAMA.-

We will ascend towards the Victoria Pass, from where we will have an excellent view of the Salkantay, Corihuayrachina and Humantay mountains. Passing through some cultivated land, we will arrive at the camp in Yanama, a very picturesque valley. Overnight.

 

DAY 7: YANAMA-KELKAMACHAY.-

We will walk uphill towards the Choquetakarpo Pass, observing the variation of climates and vegetation. We will arrive at Kelkamachay, where we will camp. Overnight.

 

DAY 8: KELKAMACHAY-KOLLPAQ.-

We will walk through the entire Kelkamachay Valley, appreciating the Vilcabamba mountain range, having the snowy Choquetakarpo in front of us . We will arrive at our camp in Kollpaq. Overnight.

 

DAY 9: KOLLPAQ-HUANCACALLE.-

We will descend towards Huancacalle, passing through inter-Andean valleys and very beautiful. Camp and overnight.

 

DAY 10: HUANCACALLE-ÑUSTAHISPANAN.-

Visiting Vitcus, which is located in the upper part of Huancacalle, our descent towards Ñustahispanan begins, observing the entire Chaullay Valley. Guided tour and camp in Ñustahispanan. Overnight.

 

DAY 11: ÑUSTAHISPANAN-QOLLPAQ'ASA.-

We start the walk towards the archaeological center of Rosaspata or Vitcus, from the domain of the hill you can see Pucyura, as well as the Pumasillo snow-capped mountain, then visit Ñustahispanan (yurac rumi), in both places you can enjoy the landscape. Then we go to Qollpaq'asa, Camp and spend the night.

 

DAY 12: QOLLPAQ'ASA-UTUTO.-

Passing through the Maukachaka and Pampaconas area, we will arrive at the camp in Ututo. Overnight.

 

DAY 13: UTUTO-VISTA ALEGRE.-

We will go down through the jungle with its warm and temperate climate. We can also appreciate the River or Pampaconas. Then we will continue downhill to the place called Vista Alegre. Camp and overnight.

 

DAY 14: VISTA ALEGRE-CONCEBIDAYOC.-

Entering the Vilcabamba Valley, a quite warm area, we will arrive at Cruz Q'asa, from where we will appreciate the flora and fauna around. We will also observe the Cock of the Rocks. From Tunkimayu we will head towards Concebidayoc. Camp and overnight.

 

DAY 15: CONCEBIDAYOC-ESPIRITUPAMPA.-

We will go to the Pampaconas River, which will lead us to Espiritupampa, a natural viewpoint. The triangle between the Pampaconas River, Chontabamba and the base of the mountain of the Espiritupampa archaeological group is observed, where we will appreciate platforms, enclosure and the famous Rumi Chaca (Inca stone bridge). Guided tour and camp. Overnight.

 

DAY 16: ESPIRITUPAMPA-CHIWANKIRI.-

Accompanied by a tropical and humid climate, we will cross the Espiritupampa Valley, until we reach Chiwankiri, where we will have our last camp. Overnight.

 

DAY 17: CHIWANKIRI-CUSCO.-

By bus, we will move to the city of Kiteni. We will visit the Valley of Lares, Amparaes and Calca. We will arrive in the city of Cusco. Transfer to your lodging.

 

EXIT:

Breakfast at the lodge, departure transfer to the airport and / or land terminal.

  • Transfers and transportation
  • Professional guide
  • Complete camping equipment
  • Complete first aid kit
  • Cook and assistant
  • Support staff and / or horses
  • Feeding
  • Security warehouse
  • Tickets: Places to visit

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