CHOQUEQUIRAW TREKKIG 4D/3N
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.
DAY 1: CUSCO – CAPULIYOC – SANTA ROSA
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
DAY 3: CHOQUEQUIRAO (3033 M.) – CHIQUISCA (1930M)
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.
4 DAY: CHIQUISCA (1930 M.) – CAPULIYOC – KNEW – CUSCO
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