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Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

Choquequirao Trek with plan Choquequirao trek  plus MachuPicchu 9 nights 8 days is one of the best Choquequirao Trekking to be connected  with the nature and the andes mountains so this Choquequirao Trek has the environment very changing  and also we hike through the beginning of the green andes, where you will observe very lush mountains so too the coca bush farming fields and yucca as well then also you see many avocado trees and Inca passion fruit along Choquequirao trek plus MachuPicchu 9 nights 8 days.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco– Capulichayoc- Chiquisca– Playa Rosalinas

At 5: am we pick you up at your hotel and drive in our private van to Capuliyoc (2,850m/9,407ft) for 4 hours and having along the way rewarding views like having nice farming valleys and snow-capped mountains and once we are at Cachora we meet our horsemen and pack up all our equipment onto the horses then hike through the Apurimac canyon and the stunning snow-capped mountains like Padreyoc (5,571m/18,387ft); then we hike down for 3 hours to Chikisca for lunch.

So in the afternoon we hike for 2 more hours down to our first camp at la Playa Rosalinas.

• Meals: Lunch  and tea time then dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities
• Distance: 14km/9 miles
• Time: 5h approximately
• Difficuty: Easy

Day 2: Playa Rosalinas – Maranpata – Choquequirao

After an early plenty breakfast we cross the bridge and then we walk for 4 hours all the way up till Marampata where we will have some lunch enjoying the view of Choquequirao Inca ruins and after lunch we walk to our second evening’s campsite, which is just 20 minutes from the ruins being close to the Inca fortress, so  there are many possibilities to see condors and enjoy the ruins into the late evening.
• Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Tea Time – Dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities
• Distance: 16km/10 miles
• Time: 6h approximately
• Difficulty: Easy

Day 3: Choquequirao- Choquequirao Pass – Rio Blanco

After delicious breakfast we fully explore the ruins of Choquequirao (the “Cradle of Gold”) So we visit the temples and palaces then ritual water fountains and llamas’ section and the amazing Ushnu(ceremonial platform). So in the afternoon we climb over the ridge to the stunning Choquequirao Pass (3,277m/10,814ft) And then we descend for 2 hours towards Rio Blanco (1,990m/6,567ft) and onto the third evening’s campsite and enjoying all the great canyons and the Pinchiunuyoc Inca ruins along the way.
• Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Tea Time – Dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities
• Distance: 8km/5 miles
• Time: 2h approximately
• Difficulty: Moderate

Day4: Rio Blanco – Maisal

After a late super breakfast we climb up to Maisal ((3,277m/10,814ft)) enjoying the variety of microclimates and spectacular views of canyons like rivers and stunning landscapes. Arriving to our fourth camp site.
• Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Tea Time – Dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities
• Distance: 10km/6 miles
• Time: 5h approximately
• Difficulty: Challenge

Day 5: Maisal – Victoria Pass – Yanama

Start walking at 7: am we walk uphill for 3 hours through semi-jungle via parts of the original Inca Highway and visiting ancient mines including the Victorias on the way to reach Victoria’s pass (4,170m/13,700f) and from here you can appreciate the great canyons and spectacular snow-capped mountains of Sacsara and Qoriwanachina then Pumasillo and afterward we descend to Yanama (3,650m/12,037ft), which is our fifth evening’s campsite.
• Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Tea Time – Dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities
• Distance: 16km/10 miles
• Time: 8h approximately
• Difficulty: Challenge

Day 6: Yanama–Totora– Ccolpampa

A day of mountain peaks so in this day we walk for 9 hours so preferably rising early to appreciate the chain of snow peaks that can be seen from the first section of today´s trek so we ascend to the highest point of our trek: Yanama pass (4,670m/15,407ft). The view from here is amazing as we will be surrounded by snow-capped mountains and impressive valleys.

Then we descend to Totora for lunch and after that we walk for 2 hours to Colpapampa (2,870m/9,470ft) to our sixth campsite.
• Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Tea Time – Dinner
• Accommodation: Camping facilities
• Distance: 21km/14 miles
• Time: 9h approximately
• Difficulty: Challenge

Day 7: Ccolpampa- La Playa- Llactapata Inca Site

This day we hike for 3 hours through the beginnings of the rainforest and enjoying a myriad of flora and fauna including orchids and birds then coffee and cacao then fruit plantations so we get to the La Playa small town (2,060m/6,797ft) for lunch with free time to rest and then we climb uphill for 3 hours through the original Inca Trail and the cloud forest up to the Puncuyoc pass.

Afterward we keep hiking to the LLACTAPATA Inca site which is located at 2,700m/8,907ft (an Inca site located straight in front of the citadel of Machu Picchu) so here we install our third evening´s campsite with panoramic and breathtaking views.
• Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Tea Time – Dinner.
• Accommodation: Camping facilities
• Distance: 21km/13 miles
• Time: 9h <approximately
• Difficulty: Moderate

Day 8: Llactapata – Hydroelectric- Aguas Calientes

After having good breakfast and ready for enjoying the sunrise over Machu Picchu we start walking downhill for 2 hours, watching on the way more coffee plantations and some waterfalls on the way to the lunch and then we walk to Aguas Calientes through the national park of Machu Picchu and enjoying the surroundings of the iconic Machu Picchu and the wall which surrounds the Inca Citadel.
• Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner.
• Accommodation: Hotel
• Distance: 14km/9 miles
• Time: 9h approximately
• Difficulty: Moderate

Day 9: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu- Cusco

After some breakfast we leave our hotel to take the bus by 5:30am for the ride up to the Machu Picchu then we take you to the view point form where you enjoy the views and photos and afterward we have the guided tour into the fascinating history of this charming place.

After the tour we will have plenty of time for exploring more in your own, taking photos and climbing Huayna Picchu Mountain or going to the Sun Gate, this is according your booking tickets for Huaynapicchu mountain and then  we head back to Aguas Calientes where we take the train the way back to Ollantaytambo town and then private car to Cusco and dropping you off at your hotel at Cusco city.
• Meal: Breakfast only
• Difficulty: Eas

Included

Is Included To Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

• Private transport from Cusco to Cachora (starting point of the trek)
• Entrance fees to Choquequirao and Machupicchu
• English speaking and experienced profesional adult tour guide
• Comfortable tents (sleeping 2 people in a 4 person tent)
• 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 are ill
• 1 Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
• First Aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
• Train ticket (expedition service) from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
• Private car from Ollantaytambo to your hotel in Cusco
• Hotel in Aguas Calientes with private room and bathroom
• Mules or horses (for equipment and personal items) including horsemen – 7 kilos of your personal items such as extra clothes and sleeping bag will be carried by our mules.

Not Included To Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

• Sleeping bag adequate for temperature of minus 10°C ($30)
• Breakfast on the first day, lunch and Dinner on the last day
• 1 way bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes – It can be hiked, the way back to the town called Aguas Calientes.
• Additional horse for extra personal luggage in addition to the one for the personal item allowance
• Optional upgrades (train and hotel)
• Tips for the cook, horsemen and guide (Chacras Travel Peru, staff receives a fair and decent payment immediately after they end their trip. However tips are optional but of great appreciation for them)

Bring

Bring To Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

• 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)
• Layers of clothes, include thermals for variable temperatures especially at night
• Head torch with spare batteries
• Sun protection: sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses
• Woolen socks and gloves, scarf then woolen hat for cold nights
• Insect repellent
• Waterproof clothing or a rain poncho
• Personal medical kit
• Extra money for souvenirs and drinks then tips
• Walking sticks (rentable)
• Inflatable mattress
• Sandals or flip-flop
• Original passport and ISIC card if is applicable.

Important

Important To Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

The time stated within this program is approximate and walking time may differ dependent upon the group´s capability and progress and as such the guide may change the lunch spot and campsite if it is required. Each guide has his or her own preferred route and it may not follow exactly the schedule described here. However all items listed within the above schedule will be covered.
Trek conditions also vary according to the season. In the dry season (May – September) the trail can be very dusty and hot in the day time and in the wet season (Octomber – March) it can be slippery and muddy and during the shoulder season the conditions can be variable. All year round in the mountains the stone sliding can happen at any time, particularly after heavy rains. Chacras Travel Peru takes no responsibility for trail condition.

Challenging Experience

This Trek is adventurous and challenging experience, 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, therefore tourist infrastructure is limited. Visitors should be aware that things change, or may not go to plan. This is all part of the adventure! We can change the date of your train ticket to the following day. Hotels costs and costs associated with returning to Machu Picchu the following day are additional to trek costs. Please also note that your entry ticket to Machu Picchu is valid for one day only, if you wish to visit the ruins on a second consecutive day you will need to purchase the ticket again. Please bring an open mind, flexibility and a good sense of humor.

Price

Price To Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

  • US$997 per person
  • Personal porter included!

******This price includes the extra porter who will carry your thing up to 7 kilos, for that we will provide you a duffle bag, in which you may put your things.

NO HIDDEN FEES:The price INCLUDES the MACHU PICCHU entrance fee of 179 Peruvian Soles (S/.152 + S/.27 sales tax) which is about US$60, bus from Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu (US$12), train Expedition Service 84 from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (US$80), Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco (US$15), Hotel at Aguas Calientes (US99), and all local sales taxes (18%).

Discount To Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

Students with ISIC CARD: US$30. Please send us a copy of your passport at the booking time.
Under 18 years old: US$40. Please send us a copy of the passport at the booking time.
Group of 5 people or more: US$30. All of you need is to book the trek altogether at the same time.

Extras For Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

  • Good and clean and warm -10° sleeping: US$20. This is for the whole trek.
  • Vistadome up-grade train for the way back: from US$53 per person.

Why You Should Hike With Chacras Travel Peru???

We give you for free like inflatable mattress and pair of walking sticks and transfer (from the Airport to Hotel only) also duffle bags

Extra Porter: Is included in the price, we mean, the porter will carry your things up to 7 kl / 14p like sleeping bag, mattress, clothes and others.
BOILED WATER: Is included along the Inca Trail.
Chacras Peru Travel  is 100% Cusco Company & Direct Local Tour Operator

About The Company

Chacras Travel Peru is a family owned travel agency and direct local tour operator based in Cusco, we do not used “100% cusquenian Company” only for marketing… Chacras is a real Cusco company without any share-holder or office in and outside Peru.

All our tours & treks are only and strictly operated by Chacras Travel Perú, with our professional staff. We have a high quality service and good reputation ensuring that only Chacras Travel Peru staff operates these unique treks and tours.

We are a very RESPONSIBLE & SUSTAINABLE tour operator caring about our TEAM (family), given the best salaries to them and treating them like part of my family. I am proud of my team because, thanks to them, we are growing in a responsible way, making sure that our clients have the best lifetime experience.

Our Top Tour Guides

I am very proud of my guides! Highly professional, speaking a fluent English and very knowledgeable, passionate for the Inca heritage/ history, dedicated to a steady personal development and learning to ensure that you receive accurate and recognized theories about the Inca Andean culture. Fun loving, great sportsmen and well educated crew, some of them are great entertainers and the best “Salsa Dancers” on this side of Machu Picchu as well as having a degree in Archaeology, Botany, History or Anthropology.

Our Super Cool Poters

We provide the following items for our porters and cooks for free: Jacket, sun hat, warm hat, t-shirt, pants, hiking boots, confortable duffle bags, canteen and girdle for protecting their spine, sleeping bags, mattress and insurance.

Hiking with Chacras Travel Peru is a life changing experience, fully portered 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 and re-discover remote ancient Inca towns and learning the fascinating Inka history. Immerse yourself in the stunning landscape and simply feel the magic of Mother Nature and the Andes while we carry your gear and prepare your meals and set up your tents and taking care of all your requirements and details.

Our Cooks For Choquequirao Trek Plus MachuPicchu 9 Nights 8 Days

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. Delicious and abundant Buffet style meals, peruvian and international Cuisine are prepared by our professional and dedicated cooks from a mixture of local and exotic products. If you are vegetarian or have food allergies of any kind, please do not worry because we will comply with your requests.

Portable Camping Toilet Only Four Our Group

We bring  our biochemical seated CAMPING TOILETS which becomes very important for all our Trail hikers, mainly for Choquequirao trek plus MachuPicchu 9 nights 8 days.

We are very proud to be such an innovative company and providing all the facilities for our demanding clients… Chacras Travel Peru as a RESPONSIBLE & SUSTAINABLE tour operator and provides the right gear like: gloves and mask for the person who has the responsibility for cleaning the  portable toilets.

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