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5-Day Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu

Cusco, Peru

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Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Excellent value for money
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Multi-Day Trip

Overview

Day 01: Cusco - Lima Tambo Ruins - Cachora - Chiquisca

The expedition starts at 5am where we will pick you up and head towards the village of San Pedro Cachora. We will stop there for breakfast and meet the horses and mules, that will carry all the equipment for the expedition. We will continue our trek to the pass of Capuliyoc, which is a beautiful passage with diverse landscapes, such as the snow-capped mountain of Pedroyoc and the river of Apurimac. We will then descend towards the Chiquisca canyon, where we will set up camp for the night.

Day 02: Chiquisca - Maranpata - Choquequirao Ruins

After breakfast we will begin this day by descending to La Playa Rosalina. Eventually we will cross the Apurimac River, the lowest point of the trek. We will then continue to Marampata, where we will stop to take in the breathtaking views of Choquequirao. We will then listen to a guided tour of the "sister city" of Machu Picchu. 

Day 03: Choquequirao Ruins - Maranpata - Chiquisca

We will have an early start to this day and begin by seeing the sunrise over the ruins. We will stop for breakfast and descend to our campsite for the night, Chiquica. 

Day 04: Chiquisca - Cachora - Ollantaytambo

We will be woken up to the sound of birds chirping and a beautiful scenery. We will then make our way back to Cachora, which will take 5 to 7 hours. Upon arrival, our private van will take us to the train station in Ollantatytambo to Aguas Calientes. We will stay the night in the town. 

Day 05: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco 

After an early breakfast we will arrive at the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu at about 6:15am. We will take advantage of how early we arrive and enjoy the tranquility of having the mountain to ourselves. This guided tour is for approximately 2 hours but you may have up to 6 hours to hike to Machu Picchu Mountain and other peaks depending on when your train leaves. Your guide will take you back in history to when the Incas thrived on the ruins of Machu Picchu. You will also notice an abundance of llamas roaming around. If your are interested in Huayna Picchu Mountain, please plan that with us ahead of time.

Information

Includes:
  • Professional Bilingual guides.
  • Hotel pickup
  • 4 breakfast, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • 3 nights Camping and 1 Hostel Accommodation.
  • Sleeping mattresses note (if you want hire a comfortable air mattresses it also can be hired from us)
  • Cook horseman mules (carry up to 5kg per person mules or porters (they just carry cooking stuff and camping equipment )
  • Double occupancy tents
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
  • First Aid kit
  • Vegetarian Option or special diet-Free available.
Excludes:
  • First breakfast, last lunch and dinner .
  • Entry to hot springs in Aguas Calientes (10 Soles)
  • Mineral water (boiled water provided with food but you can buy it along the way)
  • Bus tickets Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu US$12 each way .
  • Huayna Picchu mountain US$20 AND Machu Picchu mountain US$20
  • Sleeping bag ( you can hire from us US$ 15)
  • Walking poles (you can hire from us US$ 15)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Original passport and copies (and Student card (ISIC) student card if applicable) green card if you are student
  • Note: you have to bring your student card to Machu Picchu because you are going to be required to show at the Machu Picchu control point
  • Travel Insurance card is essential
  • Hiking boots, Sandals or Flip Flops
  • Water proof jacket, Rain Poncho, T-shirts, Shorts pants, Comfortable trousers, Sun hat, Sun Block Sunglasses,Insect repellent 15 % of deet at least - no malaria risk reported, Toilet Paper, Personal Medication, flashlight (it is useful for early mornings), Plasters, Sandals, Bathing suit for hot springs in Santa Teresa and Aguas Calientes
  • Emergency money at least 200- 300 extra soles (USD$120)
  • Walking poles (with rubber tips). They can also be hired from us (walking poles are not allowed into Machu Picchu city)

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Centrally located Cusco office
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