One of the most beautiful routes that lead to the archaeological park of Choquequirao with a duration of 4 days and 3 nights. It begins in the town of Cachora, which is located at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level in the Apurimac region.
Day 01: Cusco – Cachora-Capuliyoq – Chiquisca.
Our transportation will pick you up from your hotel at 5:00 a.m. Then, we will begin our journey to the town of Cachora. Our trip lasts approximately 4 hours from Cusco to Cachora. (2800 m. / 9,186 feet) during the trip we will make a stop to use the toilets or have a coffee. Arriving in Cachora we will have the organization of the horses and muleteers that will accompany us throughout the trip. We will begin our walk along this path, we will see the most beautiful landscapes in the area and we will arrive at the Capuliyoc pass (2915 m. / 9,563 feet). In the place, we will have lunch with a panoramic view of the Apurímac valley, and the Padreyoc and Wayna Cachora snowy mountains, then we will descend towards Coca Masana (2,330 masl / 7,644 feet), the climate here is warm. Finally, we will arrive at CHIQUISCA (1,900 masl / 6,233 feet) near the Apurimac River, where it will be our first camp.
Day 02: Chiquisca – “Rosalina Beach” – Choquequirao.
Early in the morning, we will have our breakfast at approximately 06:00 a.m. and then we will continue our walk for around 1 hour and 30 minutes. To get to Rosalina beach where we will cross a suspension bridge over “Rio Apurimac”. Then, we will begin to ascend the Santa Rosa mountain (2,115 masl / 6,938 feet). During our tour, he was accompanied by our mountains and the vegetation of the place. We will arrive at Maranpata on the Chunchumayo River where we will have a short rest. This section is the most difficult because after our break we will have 3 hours to climb Maranpata (2,850 m / 9,350 ft). And we will continue to Choquequirao, our second camp.
Day 03: Choquequirao – Maranpata – Chiquisca.
After our breakfast at 07:00 am, we will visit Choquequirao for 3 hours, then we will return to Maranpata to descend to Rosalina beach from Maranpata to Choquequirao (3,035 masl / 9,957 feet), we will enjoy the incredible views of the Apurímac Canyon where many times you can see the flight of the condor. Arrived in Maranpata, we will continue towards Chiquisca where we will have lunch and then we will enjoy the entrance of the sun; here, it will be the last camp.
Day 4: Chiquisca – Capuliyoc – Cachora – Cusco.
After our breakfast in Chiquisca at 06:00 am, we will return and take the road to Cachora where we will ascend for an approximate time of 2 hours and 30 minutes to the Capuliyoc pass (2,915 masl / 9,563 feet). From here, we will have 4 hours to reach the town of Cachora (2,800 masl / 9,186.35 feet). Arriving at approximately 12:00 p.m. Cachora, we will have lunch and then we will continue our trip back to Cusco. Arriving at approximately 6:00 p.m. Leaving you at your hotel.
• Transportation-Cusco – Capuliyoq – Cusco.
• Camping equipment, tents, flask, kitchen, tables and chairs.
• Entrance to Choquequirao.
• First aid kit that includes oxygen.
• Professional guide
• Horses or mules to transport the equipment.
• Power: 3B, 4L, 3D.
* Does not include:
• Breakfast on the first day.
• Sleeping bag.
• Extra horse.
• Original identity documents (passport).
• Rain jacket and rain poncho.
• Good walking shoes (sandals).
- Sleeping bag.
• Flashlight – batteries.
• Binoculars (optional).
• Cane and protector (optional).
• Extra money.
• Small backpack.
• Personal medication if necessary