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Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

Book CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK with this plan Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights is close to Cusco city with amazing views and see coca farming fields with  hike to the Andes mountains to Choquequirao Inca fortress with experienced tour guides and professional chef to have Peruvian traditional food along Choquequirao trek Machupicchu 7 days 6 nights

We  start the hike through the andes mountains and arriving to the highest point of the andes and then exploring this new finding archaeological site from the Inca time and located at 3000 masl( 9,842 ft) at the beginning of the amazon jungle and afterward arriving to Machupicchu city through the green andes mountains.


Day 1: Cusco- Capuliyoc– Chikiska – Playa Rosalinas

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

Then we walk down for 2 hours until Chikiska where we have our lunch and afterward we continue our hike for an hour more to the Playa Rosalinas (1550 metres/ 5084 feet) where we camp.
• Meals: Breakfast and lunch – Tea time – Dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities with roll mattress 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 and then Marampata where we will get our lunch and the climb from the river takes about 4 hours and it is tough and also form our lunch spot we can see the Inca remains of Choquequirao.

Then we have 2 more hour hike to reach the archeological site (3110 meters/ 10120 feet) so here we spend overnight and maybe watch 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 mattress 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 the archeological site and 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 mattress 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 mattress 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 semi-jungle toward the 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 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 mattress 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 and afterward some nice hike through the green andes, being uphill for 3 hours  and then arriving to 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 to 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 then 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 and we take the bus to Machu Picchu, since buses start leaving by 5:30am and takes 30 minutes up to Machupicchu  and as soon as we get here we take you to the view point and after some plenty photos we explore the site for 2 hours and half tour guided.

Then is your free time so in your free time you can climb up to Huaynapicchu mountain if you have tickets for it or you can hike gentle uphill to the sungate for the classic view, which is 2 hours round trip and mainly to hike this Inca trail is free in the moment even no number of people limited and then the way down to Aguas Calientes town and train back to Ollantaytambo.

  • Breakfast included

Note:  About trains

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

Itinerary Notes

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 have 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 depends on the current weather conditions.


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

• Pick-up at your hotel in the morning of the trek departure
• Private transport from Cusco to Cachora (starting point of the trek)
• English speaking, experienced adult professional tour guide and plus paramedic
• Experienced professional tour guide and chef
• 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 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 change of clothes for the whole period of the trek (must not exceed 7 kilos)
• Sleeping bag adequate for temperature of minus 10°c (rentable for $35 for 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$998 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 discount this year 2017 for Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

Extra Things

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 vistadome, 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 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 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 a fluent Peruvian English and very knowledgeable and experienced adult guides and also they passionate for the Inca heritage history and dedicated to a steady personal development and learning to ensure that you receive accurate 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 Super Cool 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 mattress and insurance for this trip Choquequirao Trek Machu Picchu 7 Days 6 Nights

Hiking with Chacras Travel Peru is a life changing experience, 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 easier to 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  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 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 so 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 to any changes

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