Choquequirao Trekking 4days /3nights


Choquequiraw is known as the “sacred sister of Machu Picchu”, in this our trip, Peru Fantastic Travel offers you a trip to the Inca city is chosen as the best tourist destination for the year 2017

Choquequiraw is inca city located between the foothills of the nevado Salcantay, its name comes from the quechua chuqi = gold, and k ‘ k’iraw = wedge, is the Citadel, is the sister of Machu Picchu for the architectural and structural similarity that both present. The archaeological monuments of Choquequirao are conformed by buildings and terraces distributed in different levels, from level more under Sunch’ or leg to the highest truncated Summit, which was leveled and fenced with stones to form a platform with an approximate area of 150 square meters.


We leave the city of Cusco very early (5:00 am), along the road that goes North – West passing through San Pedro de Cachora district arrived at Capuliyoq (2800 m / 9186f). Here you will find our “arrieros”, started the descent along a Switchback trail, in about 4 hours bequeathing to the playa Rosalina (1550 m / 5085f). Crossing the bridge over the Apurimac river up a hill we will arrive to Santa Rosa (2095 m), where we spend the night.

  • Meals during the day: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 2: SANTA ROSA – CHOQUEQUIRAO (3033m / 9951f)

After breakfast in the morning we start our ascent heading to Marampata, a plain place where we can relax, enjoying a splendid view of Choquequirao. Continuing our way we will arrive to the camp of Choquequirao, which is located 25 minutes from the Citadel and will camp here.

  • Meals during the day: breakfast, lunch, dinner


Very early in the morning after breakfast depart to the Inca Citadel of Choquequirao, here we will have a two-hour guided, finished the tour is has 03 hours free time to visit Choquequirao on their own, then we will start our journey back reaching the shores of the Apurimac river to then upload to our camp in Chiquisca.

  • Meals during the day: breakfast / lunch.


Starting in the morning we will go to Capuliyoc, where our own transportation awaits us, from here we will go the thermal baths of knew, a place of relaxation after 4 days, after a swim, we will continue to the city of Cusco to your hotel

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We provide an information session prior to the output in your respective hotel one day before departure at the time agreed with you where you will receive detailed information about your trip, a list of recommendations and confirm your departure details and answer your questions.


  • Your Passport
  • If you have any special medical treatment
  • If you are vegetarian to communicate in advance
  • You are responsible for bringing their own medicine.
  • We will provide first aid kit basic first aid and oxygen.

• For the tour we offer you a canvas bag (bag of normal sport), where you can put your personal belongings and sleeping, do not want to take on the journey, or used in the camps. You are allowed to fill the bag with 5 kilos, so the mules carry on the journey



Below, please find a list of the equipment we recommend you bring with you.

  • Original passport:
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Change of clothes, jacket, clothes for cold and warm climate.
  • Good socks.
  • Camera, extra batteries
  • Non-disposable water bottle (boiled drinking water are provided)
  • Flashlight, extra batteries
  • Solar sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries and toilet paper, small towel
  • Selection of snacks, dried fruit, cookies, bars energizers, etc.
  • Money in cash in soles and dollars of U.S. dollars.
  • Optional: Canes / sticks (rubber covers)


  • Transportation Cusco – Capuliyoc
  • Transport Capuliyoc – Cusco.
  • Guide: Bilingual professional English
  • Cook: Responsible for the preparation of meals
  • Riders and horses: they carry camp, kitchenware shops and also carry backpacks and mattresses for passengers (max. 5 kilograms per person)
  • Saddle for emergency horse
  • Entrance to Choquequirao.
  • Power supply: 3 breakfasts / 4 lunches / 3 dinners / snacks and afternoon tea.
  • Will provide you boiled water every day for the morning.
  • Equipment: tents (2 people in each of 3-people-capacity), “thermal rest” inflatable mattress, dinning tent, biodegradable toilet tent, tent kitchen, tables and chairs.
  • First aid kit,
  • Oxygen cylinder.


  • The first day breakfast and lunch on the last day.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Canes.

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