Trek to Choquequirao is a journey that begins in Cusco tours. After 145 Km. A paved road and 10 unpaved roads leads to the village Cachora, whence the road 32 Km. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery on the route we can also appreciate the deeper flora and fauna of the Apurimac world, until you reach the “Cradle of Gold” of the Incas.
Summary of Itinerary Trek to Choquequirao 4 days/3 nights:
DETAILED ITINERARY TRAVEL PERU HOLIDAYS
Tours Day 1:
Tour Cusco – Cachora – Chiquisqa
We left early morning northwest of the city of Cusco (3350m) in a transport direction Cachora (2850m). Cachora is surrounded by majestic snowcapped mountains and Padreyoc (5571m). This is the meeting place with the carriers and their mules will carry all the camping equipment along the expedition. When you start walking with some green slopes have the presence of the great deity in passing Padreyoc Capuliyoc (2800m). From Capuliyoc we present a spectacular canyon of the Apurimac and the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, which way will see a short break our way to drop that goes way over the edge serpentine mountain to the campsite will be Chiquisqa (1930m ).
Hiking time: 7 hours in a warm climate.
Tours Day 2:
Having enjoyed our breakfast, we began to descend about an hour to La Playa Rosalina (1500m). From here we begin to climb out of the canyon, in a very warm climate to the town of Marampata 2850m, where we have a beautiful view of the archaeological complex of Choquequirao trek. The sunset is enigmatic phenomenon in Choquequirao accompanied by an Andean symbol “Condor”, which descends from the highest mountains of the Cordillera de Vilcabamba the archaeological complex of Choquequirao trek (3033m), where will be our camp.
Hiking time: 7 hours in a warm and cold weather.
Tours Day 3:
Observe the sunrise over the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, accompanied by a professional guide will make a presentation regarding the history, ruins and recent excavations found. Currently Choquequirao trek holds many ancient secrets, as at the moment is only 30% of ruin restored knowing that this project is important, will be completed and presented before the eyes of the world “The Cradle of Gold” 10 years from now a large deep understanding of the role specifically Choquequirao is an enigma. After the visit to Choquequirao have to leave the primary site and take our bags to go down a not so common way as it usually visit. That along this new path will have breathtaking views, as the Apurimac canyon, in its greatest length, kindness in flora and fauna. With a gap between Choquequirao and San Ignacio beach 1500m deep. And up to the campsite in a beautiful paradise known as Carmen orchard (2000m).
Hiking time: 5 hours. Moderate warm climate with mosquitoes.
Tours Day 4:
El Huerto Carmen, is located near the hacienda Tambo Bamba, in the years of colonization was ruled by maximum Landowners authorities in their regions. They had submitted their servants as slaves and large hectares. They were very rich in growing agricultural products, livestock etc.
Tambó bamba (2500m) currently offers plenty of natural wealth in different areas of crop and livestock production, preserving the tradition and knowledge of our Andean ancestors. Continuing the tour we will be visiting communities and Huanipaca Pacobamba (3150m). Since the community is the best Huanipaca breathtaking view of the chain of glaciers “Sacsarayoc” located in the region of Vilcabamba “The last refuge of the Incas”. And in a moment we will have the shuttle to take us back to Cusco.
Hiking time: 5 hours. Moderate warm climate.
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