• The magnificent Choquequirao trek to Machu Picchu passes through two of Peru's finest Inca sites.

  • Remote Choquequirao ruins attract few visitors, so you can explore freely.

  • Unique views to Machu Picchu.

  • Pass through varied eco-systems from high Andes to sub-tropical rainforest.

  • Fully supported trek, the ultimate back-door route to Machu Picchu.

  • Excellent guides will bring the Inca civilisation to life for you.

Choquequirao was fabulous, remote , a real sense of achievement having trekked in, the guide was really informative and there was a spiritual feel to it.

P. Conlen, Choquequirao trek to Machu Picchu

Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Drive to Cachora in morning. Descend towards Apurimac Canyon, cross rive, camp (L,D)

  • Day 2

    Continue trekking onwards and upwards to Choquequirao, camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 3

    Guided tour of Choquequirao, continue trekking, camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Steep climb to Maizal, camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Maizal to Yanama, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Drive over pass, trek to Llactapata, afternoon train to Aguas Calientes, hotel (B,L)

  • Day 7

    Machu Picchu guided tour, afternoon train and bus to Cusco (B)

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What's Included?

Transport to and from the trail in private vehicle; all camping and cooking equipment including camping mat, spacious two-person tents, dining, cook and toilet tent. First-aid kit including oxygen; English and Spanish-speaking guides, mules, cook team, entrances to Choquequirao and Machu Picchu Inca sites. Simple hotel in Aguas Calientes. All meals as indicated in the itinerary (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner).

What's Not Included?

National or International flights, personal belongings, sleeping bag (available for rent), entrances to Huayna Picchu & Machu Picchu mountains, personal expenses, travel insurance and tips. Lima hotels, day rooms, tours and all internal flights are not included but can also be organised and quoted for on request.

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