Explore CHOQUEQUIRAO PERU TREK with plan Choquequirao trek Machu Picchu 7 days 6 nights, located in Peru, and hiking Machu Picchu Choquequirao Trek is through the amazing landscapes of the brown Andes mountains and green Andes mountains, also these Inca fortresses are located at the beginning of the Amazon jungle with incredible views.

Therefore, enjoy this amazing trek to Choquequirao with our company Chacras Travel Peru run by locals based in Cusco city, and most importantly, we provide you with an experienced tour guide with an oxygen tank for the Choquequirao trek Machupicchu 7 days 6 nights.

This adventure trek is much better in a private way, so you hike at your own pace through this magical adventure with camping and having local food cooked along the route by our professional chef, moreover, the horses are carrying all the equipment from the beginning to the end of the hiking adventure.

So, enjoy this nature hike for a couple of days, mainly trekking at the beginning of the Amazon jungle and having the chance of exploring these two magic Inca fortresses, located in the Cusco region, Peru.

Choquequirao Peru

So, we start the hike from the Andes mountains, then we arrive at the highest point of the green Andes and find this magic Inca fortress named Choquequirao, and then explore this site for a couple of hours, situated at 3,000 masl( 9,842 ft), and also located at the beginning of the amazon jungle, and afterward arriving at Machupicchu city through the green Andes mountains in Peru.

Moreover, this adventure trek Choquequirao to MachuPicchu will be at your own pace, with some free time for some photos along the route, since we will see some small Inca sites, after this big Inca fortress Choquequirao, on the way to Machu Picchu.

Also, for this adventure trekking through the brown Andes mountains and green Andes mountains, you will be carrying just a light backpack, and the rest of the heavy equipment will be carried by the horse, like camping equipment, and cooking stuff.

Itinerary For Choquequirao Trek

Day 1: Cusco- Capuliyoc– Chikiska – Playa Rosalinas

Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights is a rewarding hike for the ones, who like to be connected with nature, so the plan is to pick you up by 5:am, and then ride our car for 4 hours and arrive at Capuliyoc, located on the edge of the Apurimac canyon,  and surrounded by impressive snow-capped peaks.

Then,  we walk down for 3 hours until Chikiska, where we have our lunch, afterward, we continue our hike for an hour more to the Playa Rosalinas (1550 meters/ 5084 feet) where we camp.
• Meals: Breakfast and lunch – Tea time – Dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities with roll mattresses and 4-season roomy tents
• Distance: 13 km
• Difficulty: Moderate

Day 2: Playa Rosalinas– Maranpampa– Choquequiraw

We wake you up with coca tea, and then breakfast, and afterward time hike uphill to Santa Rosa, then Marampata where we will get our lunch, and the climb from the river takes about 4 hours and it is tough, also from our lunch spot, we can see the Inca remains of Choquequirao Inca fortress.

Then, we have 2 more hours to hike to reach the archeological site (3110 meters/ 10120 feet) so here we spend overnight, and maybe watching the sunset and some condors, while these birds are the biggest in the world and being its wingspan 3 meters wide when they fly.
• Foods: Breakfast and lunch and then dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities with roll mattresses and 4-season roomy tents
• Distance: 13km
• Difficulty: Moderate and challenge

Day 3: Choquequiraw – Pinchinuyoc

After waking you up with coca tea and breakfast we have the possibility to explore more of the archeological site, then have a little rest before lunch so, in the afternoon, we will climb over a ridge and hike to the Inca site of Pinchinuyoc where we will camp for the night (2 hours of hiking down) so this is definitely the easiest day of the trip
• Meals: Breakfast and lunch and then dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities with roll mattresses and 4-season roomy tents
• Distance: 10km
• Difficulty: Moderate

Day 4: Pinchinnuyoc- Rio Blanco- Maizal

After some good breakfast, we start hiking for 2 hours down and we arrive at the canyon of the Rio Blanco (1990 meters/6527 feet) where we have a rest before starting a difficult climb to our campsite of Maizal so the climb is 3- 4 hours long.
• Meals: Breakfast and lunch and then dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities with roll mattresses and 4-season roomy tents
• Distance: 10km
• Difficulty: Moderate and challenge

Day 5: Maizal– Yanama– Totora– Lucmabamba

We leave at 7: am after breakfast and walk uphill for about 3 hours through the semi-jungle toward Victoria, then we visit some Inca site before climbing an hour more to the pass of Victoria (4130 meters/ 13 546 feet) so there are spectacular views from the pass as we descend to the charming village of Yanama (about 2 hours walk) and follow a section with some well-constructed Inca steps.

Once we get to Yanama we take the local car to Lucmabamba through the gorgeous valley, which is the beginning of the amazon jungle, and see some waterfalls and some local villages and then granadilla fruits and camp here with tasting the cultivated coffee from the place.

• Meals: Breakfast and lunch, then dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities with roll mattresses and 4-season roomy tents
• Distance: 12km
• Difficulty: Moderate / Challenge

Day 6: Lucmabamba– Llactapata– Aguas Calientes Town

Time to wake you up by 5:am then some good breakfast, then we start a nice hike through the green Andes, being uphill for 3 hours and then arriving at the ridge of the mountain and some view to Machupicchu and also we visit this hidden Inca site name Llactapata located at 2,700masl with 8,907ft.

Then we hike downhill for 2 hours and see some nice waterfalls and arrive at the train station, where we have lunch, and afterward we hike through the valley of Machupicchu city to Aguas Calientes town for the overnight.
• Meals: Breakfast and lunch, dinner
• Accommodation hostel with private bathroom and wifi then buffet breakfast and all safe accommodation
• Distance 18km (11 miles)
• Difficulty: Moderate / Challenge

Day 7: Aguas Calientes- Machupicchu- Cusco

We wake you up at 5:am, then we take the bus to Machu Picchu since buses start leaving by 5:30 am, and takes 30 minutes up to Machupicchu and as soon as we get here we take you to the viewpoint, and after some plenty of photos, we explore the site for 2 hours and a half tour guided.

Then, we get ready to go back to Aguas Calientes town

  • Breakfast included

Note:  About trains

The train ride schedule is according to the booking time so mainly include the expedition train in this price, which leaves at 4:20 pm to Ollantaytambo and any change of train category is an additional increase in price, like a Vistadome train

Itinerary Notes For Choquequirao Trekking

The times cited in this itinerary are approximate like walking times depend on the group, and the guide can change lunch spots and campsites, and depending on the progress of the group so each tour guide has their own preferred route and it might not correspond exactly to the route described here.

We do not recommend this trek during December, January, February, and March but this recommendation depend on the current weather conditions.

What Is Included For Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

• Pick-up at your hotel on the morning of the trek departure
• Private transport from Cusco to Cachora (starting point of the trek)
• English-speaking and  experienced tour guide
• Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional vegetarian food with prior request)
• 1 emergency horse, which can be ridden if you’re feeling exhausted or ill
• First Aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
• Train ticket (expedition service) from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
• Private transport from Ollantaytambo to your hotel in Cusco
• Hostel in Aguas Calientes with private room and bathroom

What Is Not Included

• Sleeping bag adequate for a temperature of minus 10°C ($30)
• 1-way bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes – It can be hiked.
• Additional horse for extra personal luggage in addition to the one for the personal item allowance
• Optional upgrades (train and hotels)
• Some Tips for working team

What You Should Bring

• A lightweight, waterproof day pack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek (must not exceed 7 kilos)
• Sleeping bag adequate for the temperature of minus 10°c (rentable for $35 for the duration of the trek)
• Warm clothes and trekking pants (trousers)
• Head torch with spare batteries
• Sun protection
• Insect repellent so these flies do not bring disease
• Personal medical kit
• Sandals or flip-flop
• Original passport and ISIC card if is applicable.

Price For Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

  • US$1,100  per person
  • Personal porter included!
  • This price includes the extra porter who will carry your thing up to 7 kilos and for that, we will provide you a duffle bag in which you may put your things.

Note: We do some discounts this year 2022 for Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

How I Book This Trekking Choquequirao Machu Picchu?

For booking this Choquequirao trekking,  you have to send us a deposit of US$200 dollars through our PayPal account, and PayPal charges 7% from any amount of money to send, so that means you need to send us, US$214, and then the rest of the money in cash, when you arrive in Cusco city and then, you need to send us the following details to our Gmail: chacrastravelperu@gmail.com

  • The date of the tour and type of tour
  • Number of people
  • Address IN Cusco city to pick you up for the following tours
  • Email and WhatsApp to keep in touch
  • Passport copy through WhatsApp to pay the Peruvian tax

Then, we send you an email confirmation of the deposit and the tour.
Note: The US$214 dollars deposit, is per person, for booking this tour, then the rest of the money in Cusco city in cash, it can be in dollars or soles, this is up to you, also please the final payment with good US$ bills, because the broken dollars bills no working in Peru.
This is our PayPal account to send the deposit:   deposit@chacrastravelperu.com

Some Equipment To Rent And Change Of Trains

  • We rent equipment, if you want to add like tents and inflatable mats and then sleeping bags
  • We do the change of type of trains, like vista dome, which extra 35 dollars

Why You Should Hike With Chacras Travel Peru?
Added Values For Free

  • We include everything along the trek (from the Airport to the Hotel only) like duffle bags and trash plastic bags are included in the trekking price!
  • EXTRA PORTER is included in the price we mean the porter will carry your things up to 7 kl / 14p like a sleeping bag and mattress and then clothes and others.
  • BOILED WATER is included along the trip to fill your water bottled
  • Chacras Peru Travel is 100% Cusco Company & Direct Local Tour Operator
  • Chacras Travel Peru is a family-owned travel agency and direct local tour operator based in Cusco so we are “100% Cusco so Chacras Travel Peru is a real Cusco Peru city company without any share-holder or office in and outside Peru.

Our experienced Adult Tour Guides

I am very proud of my guides! Highly professional and speaking fluent Peruvian English and very knowledgeable and experienced adult guides, and also passionate about the Inca heritage, history and dedicated to steady personal development and learning to ensure that you receive accurately and recognized theories about the Inca Andean culture.

Good well-trained team and some of them are entertainers, and the best trekkers on this work to Machu Picchu trip, and they also have a degree in Archaeology and Botany and then History or Anthropology to work in this trip called Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

Our SuperCool Porters

We provide the following items for our porters and cooks for free: Jacket and sun hat, then warm hat and t-shirt also pants then hiking boots also comfortable duffle bags and water bottles, and also girdle for protecting their spine and sleeping bags then the mattress and insurance for this trip Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

Hiking with Chacras Travel Peru is a life-changing experience, a fully pottered trek where your comfort and enjoyment are our first responsibility. We make sure that you get the best experience of your holidays in Peru while you interact with locals, explore fantastic sites Andre-discover remote ancient Inca towns and buildings.

You learn the fascinating Inca history. Immerse yourself in the stunning landscape and simply feel the magic of Mother Nature (Pachamama) and the Andes while we carry your gear and prepare your meals and then set up your tents avoiding crowded campsites and taking care of all your requirements and details.

Our Cooks

Fabulous Cooks… The food on the trek has been highlighted by all our clients and they said that it was better than in the restaurants having delicious and abundant buffet-style meals so being Peruvian and international Cuisine are prepared by our professional cooks from a mixture of local and exotic products for this trip Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

If you are vegetarian or have food allergies of any kind, please do not worry because we comply with your requests.

Portable Camping Toilet Only For Our Group

We carry our portable camping toilet, which makes it easier for our clients, which work in an ecological way so we are very proud to be such an innovative company and providing all the facilities for our demanding clients… Chacras Travel Peru is a RESPONSIBLE & SUSTAINABLE tour operator and provides the right gear like gloves and mask for the person who has the responsibility for cleaning the toilets for this trip Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

Very Important For Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

This trek is an adventurous and challenging experience and crossing several high passes and the Rio Blanco which does not have a substantial bridge and can be dangerous to cross in periods of heavy rain this region is not frequently visited by tourists, so, therefore, tourist infrastructure is limited and visitors should be aware that things change or may not go to plan.

We strongly recommend this trek for experienced trekkers or campers and please be flexible about any changes

Choquequirao photos

Urban sector of Choquequirao
Inca site Choquequirao
Inca terraces at Choquequirao

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