Choquequirao Complex is very interesting and one of the most popular treks in Cusco area. Choquequiraw is situated in the spur of the mountain range of Salkantay, over 3030m surrounded by the Apus of Yamana, Ampay, Chokecarpu, Pumasiyo and Panta, on the left bank of Apurimac river. In the time of the Incas, it was united and in communication with Machu Picchu by a complex network of trails. The reasons are many: The fantastic nature with valleys, snow-capped mountains and great variety of plants, birds and animals. Choquequiraw is considered as "The Last Refuge of the Inca Empire".

Visitors can view a complex hydraulic system, most likely for domestic, ceremonial and agricultural use. The geographic location of Choquequirao in reference to other complexes of the same period would tend to indicate that its function was that of an Inca enclave toward the valleys of the Apurímac River.


Day 01: Cusco / Transfer to Cachora / Playa Rosalina Camp (1550m) Camp
Leave from Cusco at o’clock in the morning by bus arriving at Cachora town approximately at 8:00 am in the morning where we will have walk and here after we arrange the equipment on mules and horses. From this place we cam observe the Majestic Padreyoq snow-covered peak 5,482 masl the hike on this firs day is 21.50 Km. 3 hours flat from Cachora to Mirador Capuliyoq and 4 hours down hill until camp site 1580 masl.

Day 02: Playa Rosalina / Trekking to Choquequirao Camp (3000m) Camp
Early in the morning 6:00 am after breakfast, we continue our hike going up to Choquequirao. We will arrive to archaeological place Choquequirao after 6 hours, good time to enjoy that majestic place, we will observe tree levels the excavated ruins, we will appreciate houses, terraces and other part of this Inca town (depending of the weather we observe the fly of the Condors).

Day 03: Choquequirao / Trekking to Chiquisqa Camp
After an early breakfast we pack and start walking back to Chiquisqa, on the way we can observe again Apurimac canyon.Here we may be lucky to appreciate the flight of the Condor the exuberant vegetation and its variety of flower and orchids.

Day 04: Chiquisqa / Trekking to Cachora / Transfer to Cusco
Early in the morning after breakfast we continue to climbing 4 hours more aproximately until Mirador Capuliyoq.After that we will continue to arrive to Cachora town on hike we can appreciate again the majestic Padreyoq snow that decorate the Apurimac Canyon.


Private departures are available on the dates of your choice, pending availability.

Date: All years


Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu 4 Day / 3 Night (Group Service)

Prices from US $695 each in Shared Service (Salkantay Trek & Machu Picchu)

Please note:

Private Service: Salkantay Trek & Machu Picchu 5 Day / 4 Night

2- 3 Person US$860
4-5 Person US$692
6-7 Person US$660
8-9 Person US$630
10-15 Person US$600


In the Price Includes
• Transfer arrival or departure in Cusco
• Transportation from Cusco to Cachora
• Entrance to Choquequirao
• 4 breakfasts, 3 Lunches / 3 Dinners
• Snacks during the trek
• Professional Guide (English - Spanish)
• Cook
• Tents and camping equipment
• Matras
• Horses (carry camping equipment)
• Transportation from Cachora to Cusco
• First aid kit
• Oxygen bottle

Price Does Not Include
• Transport airport
• Hotel in Lima
• Flight Lima, Cuzco, Lima
• Hotel in Cuzco
• Personal Equipment of trekking
• Additional Taxi
• Lunch and Dinner on the last day
• Tips.
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