Choquequirao Machupicchu 6D 5N
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Choquequirao to Machupicchu – 6D/5N

This tour is an exciting adventure through one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Peru. Choquequirao is an Inca citadel located in the mountains of the Cusco region, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty and spectacular views. During this tour, you will explore the impressive archaeological remains of Choquequirao, which have yet to be fully discovered and excavated. You will also have the opportunity to meet the local people, who still preserve the culture and tradition of the ancient Incas.

Our team of expert guides will accompany you throughout the tour, providing you with detailed information about the history and culture of Choquequirao, and ensuring that you have an unforgettable experience in this magical place. Get ready for a unique experience that will take you through the centuries, and leave you with lasting memories of one of Peru’s most valuable archaeological treasures.

Tour Price

6 Days, 5 Nights

Choquequirao to Machupicchu – 6D/5N
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Day 01

Cusco - Cachora - Coca Masana - Playa Rosalina

We leave Cusco early in the morning by private transport at about 5:30 am and arrive after 4 hours to Cachora (2,900 m.a.s.l.), a typical Andean village where we meet the rest of our trekking team. After a well-deserved breakfast, we start a two-hour hike to Capuliyoc (2,915 m.).

On the way we get our first views of the Apurimac Valley below and the snow-capped peaks of Padreyoc and Huayna Cachora (5,482 m.). We then descend the eastern slopes of the Andes to reach Coca Masana (2,330 m.). The temperature increases, the flora and fauna begin to change. Finally we arrive at Playa Rosalina at 1,550 m., where we camp next to the Apurimac River.

Day 02

Playa Rosalina - Maranpata / Choquequirao

Again we get up very early to have breakfast and start our hike to get to Marampata or Choquequirao. After noon we will arrive at the archaeological site and we will know it step by step, the great skill and intelligence that had the people who built this vestige that makes us see again the glorious time of the Inca empire.

Admiring the beauty and with our heads full of ideas, we observe how the condors fly, which around 3 pm appear in the Choquequirao area when they fly to higher areas. Later we take a route to Raqaypata where we camp and after dinner we spend the night.

Day 03

Choquequirao full day

This day we will dedicate exclusively to enjoy all the magic of the history and splendor of Choquequirao, with a guided tour and time to know the entire site with its 8 sectors, such as barns, houses, temples and also observe the three levels of the excavated ruins of this late Inca city, as the ruin under excavation and finally unexplored areas that can inform us about this last refuge of the terraces of the oppressed Inca empire.

Again, this day we have the opportunity to enjoy the majestic flight of the condors that with a lot of luck will pass very close to you. In the afternoon we will return to our camp for lunch and then rest and enjoy the tranquility of Choquequirao.

Day 04

Choquequirao - Santa Rosa - Chiquiska

After breakfast, we will begin to descend towards Santa Rosa, where the vegetation will become abundant and the climate warmer. We will continue to the Chiquisca sector to camp.

Day 05

Chiquiska - Cachora - Aguas Calientes

We will wake up with the birds singing and the beautiful landscapes. We will walk to Cachora and after lunch we will take our bus to Ollantaytambo to take the train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village) where we will spend the night in a one star hotel.

Day 06

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Ollamtaytambo - Cusco

We get up early in the morning around 4 am. to have breakfast and leave for Machu Picchu which takes 1:30 minutes walking, but there is another option to take the first bus that leaves at 5:30 am. to Machu Picchu (takes 25 minutes) to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun rises.

Your guide will give you a 2-hour tour and then you can explore the mysterious city on your own. If you still have energy, you can also climb Huayna Picchu (2,720m. / 8,890 ft.) It takes 1:45 minutes to reach the top (optional and check availability). Then you will take the train around 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm or 6:20 pm depending on the availability of the train, so you will arrive to Ollantaytambo after 2 hours of travel, so a private transportation will take you back to Cusco.

Includes / Not includes


Professional bilingual guide (spanish - english).

Assistant guide (only for groups of 8 or more people).

Pick up from the hotel.

Transportation (Cusco - Cachora).

Entrance fees to Choquequirao.

Horsemen and mules to transport equipment, food and personal luggage (7 kilos per person).

A cook to prepare all meals.

Meals: 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners and 4 snacks.

Kitchen equipment: dining tent, kitchen with table and chairs.

Camping tent.

Therma-rest air mattress.

Train (Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo).

01 night hotel accommodation in Aguas Calientes.

Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.

Bus up (Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu).

Transportation (Ollantaytambo - Cusco).

First aid kit.

Not included

Last dinner.

Sleeping bag.

Trekking sticks.

Additional horse to ride.

Tickets to Huayna Picchu.

What to bring

Original passport and student card (ISIC) green card.

Essential insurance card.

Walking boots (with ankle protectors).

Waterproof jacket / rain poncho.

Warm jacket, hat and gloves.

Comfortable shirts and pants.

Sun protection cream (factor 35 is recommended).

Insect repellent minimum 30% DEET.


Personal medications.


Flashlight with spare batteries.

Water purification tablets (Micropur recommended).

Toilet paper.

Suggested extra contribution.



Group Price

Price per person

USD $950.00 Per person

Required Pre-payment
USD $200.00


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