Choquequirao Trek 4 Days

icon clock Duration: 04 Daysicon sleep Accommodation: Camping/Hotel
icon clock Total Distance: 65 kilometresicon mountain Difficulty: Average
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Trip Overview

Choquequirao Trek 4 Days, The last capital of the Incas was established in the Vilcabamba or Antis region, which was the most complicated and inaccessible by the warrior tribes of the 16th century.

It has a chain of snow-capped peaks and high jungle mountains, with constantly changing weather conditions. It is bounded by two of the deepest canyons; the Apurimac Gorge.

Crossing the left bank and, on the right bank, the willkamayu canyon (sacred river), both rivers flow many torrents that carved and sculpted one of the most beautiful and spectacular landscapes of the Andean region.

This territory has a multitude of microclimates, a landscape of high snow-capped peaks with more than 6000 m.s.s.m., passing through high Andean plateaus until reaching an endless cloud forest or jungle eyebrows.

This region was dominated by Manco Inca after the western invasion, including several nuclei, settlements with buildings of sacred places, previously built and with a complex network of Inca roads, extended to the presence of Manco Inca, Sayri Tupac, Titu Cusi Yupanqui and Túpac Amaru I.

They decided to create a NEO IMPERIAL state, with the aim of preserving all the knowledge in religion, astronomy, customs and traditions of an ancient Inca society. choquequirao, choquequirao treks


DAY 1: Cusco – Cachora – Chiquisca

The departure for this tour is early in the morning, northwest of the city of Cusco (3350 m.s.m.) in a tourist transport to the city of Cachora (2850 m.s.s.m.). Cachora is surrounded by mountains and the majestic Padreyoc covered in snow (5571 m.s.s.m.).

This is the meeting place with the tropeiros and their mules that must carry all the camping equipment throughout this expedition. At the moment of starting to walk with some ecological slopes, we will have the presence of the enormous divinity of Padreyoc in the Capuliyoc pass (2800 m.s.n.m.).

From Capuliyoc, we will have a spectacular presence of the Apurímac Gorge and part of the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, which, for a short rest, we will observe our downhill path that winds along the edge of the mountain to the campsite that will be Chiquisca (1930m). march 07 hours in warm weather-

DAY 2: Chiquisca – Playa Rosalina – Marampata – Choquequirao

After savoring our delicious breakfast, we begin to descend approximately one hour to La Playa Rosalina (1500 m.s.s.m.). From here, it is the beginning of the climb out of the gorge, in a very hot climate, to the town of Marampata (2850 m.s.s.l.), where we will have a beautiful view of the archaeological complex of Choquequirao.

The phenomenon of the sunset is enigmatic in Choquequirao, accompanied by an Andean symbol, the «Condor», which descends from the highest mountains of the Vilcabamba mountain range to the archaeological complex of Choquequirao (3033 msm), where our camp will be . Walking time 7 hours in hot and cold climates.

DAY 3: Choquequirao – San Ignacio – Carmen Huerto

We will observe the sunrise over the archaeological complex of Choquequirao (3033 m. S.N. M), accompanied by a professional guide, an introduction will be made about the history, ruins and recent excavations found. Currently, in Choquequirao,

it keeps many ancestral secrets, since at this moment there are only 30% of the restored ruins, knowing that this important project will be completed and will present “La Cuna del Oro” in the eyes of the world within 10 years.

With a deep understanding of the specific role of Choquequirao, which is a puzzle. After the visit to Choquequirao, we will have to leave the main place and take our backpacks to go through a path not as common as the usual one.

That along this new route we will have impressive views, such as the Apurimac Gorge, in its greatest measure, the goodness of the flora and fauna. With a slope between Choquequirao and San Ignacio beach (1500 m.s.m.), deep.

And go up to the camp in a beautiful paradise known as Carmen Huerto (2000 m.s.m.). Walking time 5 hours. Moderate hot weather with mosquitoes. choquequirao trekking

DAY 4: Carmen – Hacienda Tambo Bamba – Huanipaca

El Huerto Carmen is near the bamba Tambo farm, which in the years of colonization was governed by the main Hacendados authorities in their regions. They had presented their servants as slaves and vast acres of cultivation. They were very wealthy in growing their agricultural products, livestock, etc.

Currently, El Tambó Bamba (2500 m.s.m.) offers many natural resources in different areas of agricultural and livestock production, preserving the tradition and knowledge of our Andean ancestors.

Continuing with the tour, we will visit communities such as Pacobamba and Huanipaca (3150 m.a.s.l.). From the community of Huanipaca, there is the best impressive view of the “Sacsarayoc” glacial chain, located in the Vilcabamba region, “The last refuge of the Incas.”

And soon we will have the transportation service that will take us back to the city of Cusco. Walking time 5 hours. Moderate and hot climate.

We offer you an additional day to enjoy more time in the archaeological complex of Choquequirao and the thermal baths of Cconoc.

On the way back to Cusco, we will stop at Cconoc and have fun in the natural hot springs, with many healing and relaxation benefits.




  • Bilingual guide service in English or Spanish (request language).
  • Private transportation from Cusco to Cachora.
  • Private transportation from Huanipaca to Cusco.
  • Entrance to the archaeological complex of Choquequirao.
  • Food during the tour.
  • Cook and kitchen assistant.
  • Store and kitchen equipment.
  • Camping equipment (customer tent, carpets, dining room with tables and chairs).
  • Muleteers and porters.
  • Emergency horse
  • Pack horses for camping gear, food and personal passenger backpack.
  • First aid kit and oxygen balloon.


  • Breakfast first day.
  • Sleeping bag.


  • All rates are in US dollars (optional for currency exchange) and are programmed per person.
  • The rates valid for Peruvians only include VAT.
  • All our rates are subject to availability and changes.
  • Children under 02 years and 11 months are considered INF (babies), do not pay any service and do not have the right to food, bed or seat on the tours.
  • DCC (child) is considered a child from 03 to 10 years and 11 months, has a special rate and shares a room with parents.
  • Children over 11 years old considered adults.
  • Minors must travel with an identity document.
  • Rates do not apply to holidays, Easter, long weekends, national holidays, Christmas or New Years.

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Information Aditional 

When is the best time to climb Machu Picchu?

The best time is April, may, June, July, august and September, because it is the dry season in Cusco region, where it is localized Machu Picchu. choquequirao peru

When is the best time to hike Machu Picchu?

The best time is April, may, June, July, august and September, because it is the dry season in Cusco region, where it is localized Machu Picchu.

Where’s Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu it is localized in the region of Cusco, In Peru – South America.

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