Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge

Price from: $ 273.00 USD (See: Price List)

Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge

Price from: $ 273.00 USD (See: Price List)

Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge OVERVIEW Is this hiking right for me? AT A GLANCE Day 1: Travel from Cusco to Sayhuite – Hiking from Capuliyoc to Chiquisca Lodge Day 2: Chiquisca – Marampata Lodge Day 3: Choquequirao Guided Tour Full-Day – Marampata Lodge Day 4: Marampata – Capuliyoc – Cusco Why you will […]

Enjoy the Choquequirao trek 4 Days by Lodge 4 days with comfort through the Andes.

Choquequirao Trek Lodges 4 Days is one of the trekking options to rest on beds with pillows and hot showers on each day of our expedition of the APURÍMAC CANYON to discover the ENIGMATIC RUINS OF CHOQUEQUIRAO. Experiential rural tourism is increasingly interesting to learn about families’ experiences along the entire road to Choquequirao.

Why take Choquequirao Trek Lodges 4 Days? It is an alternative to walking to the ruins of Choquequirao. It is essential to mention that the families of all the shelters receive training to provide the best lodging and local food services. ON DAY 01, WE LEAVE CUSCO AT 06:00 AM, NOT TOO EARLY NOR TOO LATE, to better enjoy our walks inside the Apurimac canyon and climb towards the Andes of Choquequirao in a total of 4 days of adventures.

Overview

Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge OVERVIEW

Is this hiking right for me? AT A GLANCE

  • Day 1: Travel from Cusco to Sayhuite – Hiking from Capuliyoc to Chiquisca Lodge
  • Day 2: Chiquisca – Marampata Lodge
  • Day 3: Choquequirao Guided Tour Full-Day – Marampata Lodge
  • Day 4: Marampata – Capuliyoc – Cusco

Why you will love this Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge

  • Explore 4-Day Choquequirao Trek Lodges in all its spectacle
  • We are direct operators in the adventure of Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge; you will always be hiking with Kondor Path Tour.
  • Adventure is waiting for you there.

Itinerary

DETAILED ITINERARY of Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge

BRIEFING: For our adventure through the APURIMAC CANYON AND THE ANDES of Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge, we offer an informative session to the group of explorers one day before starting the trek. The briefing takes place at the reception of the explorers’ hotel at 06:30 pm

Day 01: Cusco: Sayhuite – Capuliyoc to Chiquisca Lodge

At 06:00, we travel from the Cusco region to the Apurímac region until we reach the SAYWITE MONOLITH. We explore the Inca ruins of Sayhuite for an average of 30 minutes and then continue the land trip to CAPULIYOC – Cachora.

In Capuliyoc begins the three-and-a-half-hour walk to reach our first lodging in Chiquisca. We descend to the Apurimac canyon along a zigzag pedestrian path. We will find 03 spectacular viewpoints to rest and have magnificent views of different areas of scenic landscapes.

Walk summary

  • Travel by car: From Cusco to Capuliyoc
    • Start time of the land trip from Cusco to Capuliyoc: 06:00
  • At approximately 10:30, we start hiking
  • Hiking distance: 08 km / 4.9 miles
  • Trekking time: 03 hours and a half
  • Difficulty level: Moderate to challenging
  • Lowest elevation: 1,900 meters/6,270 feet
  • Highest elevation: 2,915 meters/9,564 feet
  • Lodge Name: Chiquisca (LOCAL)
  • Meals: Box Lunch and Dinner

RECOMMENDATION

  • The equipment you will bring; It is the hiking equipment you will carry every day, so we recommend you take what is necessary.
  • Lodging in Chiquisca is fundamental; they improve over time to be one of the best in the tourist area; It’s great to rest.
  • We will have local hot or lukewarm showers in the hostels with clean towels; they also provide soap.
  • There is WIFI by the hour; the cost is S/10. There is also satellite phone service.
  • IF YOU ARE GOING TO CARRY A LOT OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT, IT IS BETTER TO RENT 01 packhorse with your muleteer for 04 days to carry all the belongings of the visitors.

Day 02: Chiquisca to Marampata Lodge

We leave at 05:30 in the direction of our second lodge located in Marampata. To get to Marampata, we have an approximate 01 hour descending through the zigzag path until we reach the riverbank. We cross the suspension bridge of PLAYA-ROSALINA to ascend by a crooked way until we reach Santa Rosa and Marampata, “approximately 05 hours of walking from the Apurimac River; to Marampata”.

We have lunch at the Marampata lodge; in the afternoon, we enjoy a spectacular sunset over the Andes with a view of the Apurimac canyon. If the sky is clear at night, we can see shooting stars and the Inca constellation with its milky way.

Summary of Hike between Chiquisca to Marampata

  • Start time of the walk: 05:30
  • Walking distance: 08 km / 4.9 miles
  • Walking time: 06 to 07 hours
  • Difficulty level: Challenging
  • Lowest elevation: 1,475 meters/ 4,839 feet
  • Highest elevation: 2,850 meters/ 9,350 feet
  • Lodge Name: Marampata Hostel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 03: Choquequirao Guided Tour Full-Day – Marampata Lodge

Today we have all day to explore the tourist area of ​​Choquequirao. We bring our box lunch to each explorer provided by the Marampata lodge. From MARAMPATA, WE WALK for 01-hour and 40 minutes until we reach the top of the Choquequirao ruins. We have a guided tour of the ruins through the parts that essentially compose them and in the surroundings.

Today we have two extra hiking alternatives to continue exploring the spectacular Choquequirao archaeological park: Visit the Llamas sector or the Choquequirao waterfalls. It is essential to mention that Choquequirao is ten times larger than Machu Picchu; 30 percent of the Choquequirao ruins are vegetation-free. Therefore, Choquequirao is quite large and is also considered the divine partner of Machu Picchu.

Now the question of why is the divine couple? A surrounding river surrounds Choquequirao and Machu Picchu; they also have the same microclimate, elevation, mountain range, and endless similarities. Visit it you will be surprised. In the afternoon, we return to our LOCAL LODGING IN MARAMPATA to take a shower and have a nice last dinner in the community.

Summary of Hike between Chiquisca to Marampata

  • Start time of the walk: 08:30
  • Hiking distance: 07 km / 4.3 miles “the distances do extend according to the visits to Choquequirao”
  • Trekking time: 03 hours
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Lowest elevation: 1,475 meters/ 4,839 feet
  • Highest elevation: 2,850 meters/ 9,350 feet
  • Lodge Name: Marampata Hostel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 04: Marampata to Capuliyoc – Cusco

We leave early in the morning BECAUSE WE HAVE THE LONGEST AND MOST EXTENSIVE DAY.

Without having breakfast at 04:30, we begin our trek with personal flashlights and calibrated walking sticks to descend the entire mountain to enter the depths of the APURÍMAC CANYON. Between MARAMPATA towards the Apurímac River, it takes us approximately 03 hours to walk.

We use the PLAYA-ROSALINA suspension bridge to cross the APURIMAC River and ascend the rocky mountain for approximately 1 hour until we reach the “CHIQUISCA” breakfast area.

At 10:00, we start our last section of the hike again, from CHIQUISCA TO CAPULIYOC “03 hours and a half of hiking” Between 2:00 and 3:30 pm, we finish our hiking adventure through the Apurimac canyon. We have lunch in Capuliyoc, and then we travel back to the city of Cusco.

Thank you for walking through Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge, thus contributing to the local economies of the different lodges of the trekking tourist circuit.

SUMMARY of the last TRACE to walk between the lodgings of MARAMPARA AND CAPULIYOC

  • Start time of the walk: 04:30
  • Trekking distance: 16 km / 9.9 miles
  • Hiking time: 08 to 09 hours
  • Difficulty level: Challenging
  • Lowest elevation: 1,475 meters/ 4,839 feet
  • Highest elevation: 2,862 meters/ 9,389 feet
  • Meals: Breakfast and Box Lunch

Inclusions

INCLUSION for the Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge

  • English-speaking bilingual tour guide (local tour guide coming from the city of Cusco who knows the area)
  • The pre-departure briefing at your hotel 1-2 days before your trip is “essential to clarify any doubts or questions.”
  • Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Capuliyoc from Cusco
  • All entrance tickets to the Choquequirao tourist circuit as well as exit tickets for each LODGE (Local Hostel)
  • 03 nights of basic accommodation within the Choquequirao hiking circuit “there are towels, and soaps.”
  • The local families of the hostels prepare local meals: Breakfast (03), lunch (02), and Dinner (03) with options for vegetarians and vegans.
    • 02 Box Lunch (Day 1, 4)
  • First aid kit and emergency oxygen bottle
  • Private transfer service from CAPULIYOC to CUSCO
  • All local taxes

Note: Hikers carry their equipment, so we recommend taking what you need on the hiking trail; the fewer, the better to enjoy our hiking adventure.

Is it not included in the Choquequirao Trek Lodges 4 Days circuit?

  • Food: Breakfast on day 01 and Dinner on the last day
  • Canvas bags where you can put your personal belongings.
  • Cargo horses to have personal items of 08 kg / 16 pounds per hiker
  • Tips for the entire crew (muleteers, cook, and guide) everything is well received with all love for the services of Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge

Travel Facts

Travel facts Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge

PRICE LIST

Cost Choquequirao Trek 4 Days by Lodge

PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2022. We carry out the Choquequirao Hiking Lodges 04 days 03 nights only as a private service.

  • 02 participants $604. “Prices reduce if there are more people in your group.”
  • 03 participants $467.
  • 04 participants $387.
  • 05 participants $350.
  • 06 participants $316.
  • 07 participants $291.
  • 08 participants + $273.

* For the Choquequirao Lodges circuit, per room 02 people or according to availability.
** Kondor Path Tours operates the Choquequirao Trek Lodges Trail 4 days 03 nights 😊


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