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Choquequirao Peru 4 day trek
The Choquequirao Peru 4 day trek is an amazing and strenuous trek that will take you to one of the last refuges of the Incas civilization. Choquequirao (3.303m/10,168ft) is a big archaeological site still under bushes and restoration process, situated in the surroundings of the (APU) Salkantay sacred mountain (6.272m/20679ft) and the Apurimac River. You will observe wonderful mountain scenery as well as much Andean flora and fauna.
CHOQUEQUIRAO PERU 4 DAY ITINERARY
Day 1: Cachora – Coca masana – Playa Rosalina
We will pick you up at your hotel around 05:00 am. We proceed to drive nearly 4 hours to cachora. During the bus ride, you can observe the white snowcapped mountains of Salkantay and Veronica: the Holy Gods of the Incas. We get capulliyuc after 4 hours and a half where we meet our horsemen and our cook prepares delicious food to start a two-hour trek to Chikiska. Afterward we descend through the eastern slopes of the Andes to get Coca Masana (2,330m). The temperature gets higher and the flora and fauna begin to change. we get Playa Rosalina (Rosalina Beach) finally we hike up to Santa Rosa where our team will set up our tent to spend the night there.
Day 2: Playa Rosalina – Choquequirao
Today is probably the hardest day of the trek. After enjoying breakfast, we pack up our belonging and begin hiking up to reach Maranpata we will walk for about 2 hours more to get Choquequirao, Where our cook wait for us with delicious lunch. After eating our meal we go to explore the archeological site of Choquequirao Peru which makes us seeing again the glorious time of Inca civilization. Later we come back to Raqaypata where we have our dinner and go to sleep.
Day 3: Choquequirao -Santa Rosa – Chiquiska
Waking up in the middle of the Andes is one of the delights of spending these days as a trekker! It is an amazing experience! Breakfast will be ready early, around 6:00 AM. After, we pack up our belonging, enjoy breakfast and immediately begin trekking towards marampata town, where the vegetation will become abundant and the weather hotter so then we keep walking until to reach playa Rosalina, where we will have our lunch then we have to keep hiking to Chiquisca where we will have our campsite.
Day 4: Chiquiska – Cachora – Cusco
Early wakeup call at 5:00 am with coca tea brought to your tent. Subsequently, we pack up, eat our breakfast, and start hiking up to the highest point of the Choquequirao trail around climbing 4 hours more approximately until Mirador Capuliyoq where we have our last supper with all the AB Expeditions family. then we take our private transport will wait for us to take us back to Cusco arriving to cusco by 5:00 or 6:00 pm.