Choquequirao: 4 Days / 3 Nights

$265.00
SKU: ITS-010

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Choquequirao: the Aymara chuqi, gold, and the Quechua K'iraw, cradle, ie "cradle of gold"), is an Inca city located between the foothills of the Salkantay snow in southern Peru. Choquequirao archaeological groups are comprised of buildings and terraces distributed in different levels from the lowest to the top Sunch'utruncated leg higher, which was leveled and fenced with stones to form a platform with an approximate area of 150 square meters.

Choquequirao (sometimes also referred to as Choqequirau or Choquekiraw) is known as the "sacred sister" of Machu Picchu on the structural and architectural resemblance to it. Recently, still partially excavated, has attracted the interest of the Peruvian government to claim still more complex and making it a more affordable alternative for tourists interested in learning more about the culture.

This archaeological complex for decades resisted the Spanish conquistadors. You can appreciate the grandeur of his work with architecture and perfect aesthetics. This complex is part of the system of Andean towns in Vilcabamba Valley. In Inca times was linked to the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu by a complex network of Inca roads. Currently he is visited by tourists and tour as students of world history. Its flora and fauna of high forest and topography also draw attention from visitors. This group has several archaeological Inca constructions and so it was declared Cultural Heritage by the governments of France and Peru. This is Choquequirao and invite you to learn in a unique and unforgettable adventure fun.

"WE BELIEVE THAT LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING THE NATURE OF LIFE IN THE MIDDLE REACHES OF IT"

Itinerary

ARRIVAL:

ChoquequiraoReception and transfer to your accommodation. Free time for acclimatization. Overnight

DAY 1: CUSCO-CHIQUISQA

From your accommodations we will move towards the district of San Pedro de Cachora, where we will meet with support personnel who will accompany us on our adventure. During the walk we will have a special view to the snowcapped peaks of Wayna Padrayoc and Cachora and Apurimac Canyon. Also observe the change of scenery.From Capuliyoc descend to our first camp in Chiquisqa. Overnight.

DAY 2: CHIQUISQA-CHOQUEQUIRAO

ChoquequiraoDescend to playa Rosalina, then climb to Santa Rosa and Maranpata.From this point more fully observe Choquequirao, Huanipaca, snowcapped mountains and the Apurimac Canyon with its beautiful waterfalls. Continue to the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, where we will have our second camp. Overnight.

Day 3: Choquequirao-CHIQUISQA

Guided tour of Choquequirao archeological group with extensive explanations of the guide. From there we will have the opportunity to observe the flight of the condors and sunrise. For the same path, observing the great variety of flora and fauna of this area, we will come back to Chiquisqa. Overnight in camp.

DAY 4: CHIQUISQA-CUSCO

Continuing our walk, we arrive at San Pedro de Cachora again appreciating the snowy landscapes, flora and fauna. In Cachora we will take the bus back to Cusco. Transfer to your accommodation. Overnight.

OUTPUT:

Breakfast at the lodge, transfer to the airport exit and / or bus station

Includes

  • Transfers and transport
  • Professional Guide
  • Complete set of camp
  • Complete first aid equipment
  • Support staff and / or horses (camping equipment and food)
  • Cook and assistant
  • Food
  • Revenue
  • Storage Security: Baggage and values (optional)
  • Cusco Hostal 3 *

Not included

  • Breakfast on the 1st day
  • Dinner on the fourth day
  • Support staff and / or extra horse
  • Sleeping bag

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Grooming supplies
  • Clothing waterproof trekking and coarse
  • Camera and / or camcorder battery and backup movies
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Hat and / or cap
  • Hiking shoes (trekking)
  • Sleeping bag and flashlight with battery backup
  • Sunglasses
  • Plastic Poncho
  • Bring your passport, student card (ISIC force, not more than 25 years)
  • Water for the first day
  • Water purifying tablets
Price: $265.00

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