Choquequirao Trek 6 Days by Lodge

Price from: $ 603.00 USD (See: Price List)

Choquequirao Trek 6 Days by Lodge

Price from: $ 603.00 USD (See: Price List)

Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days 5 Days OVERVIEW Is this hiking right for me? AT A GLANCE Day 1: Cusco: Hiking from Capulilloc to Chikisca Day 2: Chikisca – Marampata Day 3: Choquequirao Guided Tour Day 4: Marampata – Maizal Day 5: Maizal to Yanama | Travel from Yanama to Santa Teresa by local car. […]

Remote adventure through Choquequirao Trek Lodge of 06 days and 05 nights towards Machu Picchu

Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days an alternative trek to Machu Picchu through the Apurimac canyon, valleys, Andean mountains, and the jungle of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu; Every day, we stay in rural houses, experiencing a new form of tourism in remote areas of the Andes.

Why organize the Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days expedition? It is to enjoy a wonderful vacation in the Cusco region of Peru; the 06-day Choquequirao Trek Lodges trek does catalog as one of the excellent trek expeditions for lovers of hikes in remote areas with unique and impressive scenic landscapes. We invite you to be part of this experience.

Overview

Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days 5 Days OVERVIEW

Is this hiking right for me? AT A GLANCE

  • Day 1: Cusco: Hiking from Capulilloc to Chikisca
  • Day 2: Chikisca – Marampata
  • Day 3: Choquequirao Guided Tour
  • Day 4: Marampata – Maizal
  • Day 5: Maizal to Yanama | Travel from Yanama to Santa Teresa by local car.
  • Day 6: Travel from Santa Teresa to Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu Guided Tour – Return to Cusco

Why you will love this Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days

  • Explore 6-Day Choquequirao Trek Lodge in all its majesty
  • We are direct operators in the adventure of Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days; you will always be hiking with Kondor Path Tour.
  • Go where there are no electricity, no mobile networks, and not many humans.

Itinerary

A Detailed itinerary of Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days 5 Nights to Machu Picchu

BRIEFING OF CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK LODGE 6 DAYS: One day before starting the spectacular journey from the Andes to the jungle of Cusco by Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days, we provide the TECHNICAL EXPLANATION of the entire trek package by our tour guide. All questions are welcome. The briefing is at 6:00 pm at the reception of the visitor hotel.

Day 01: Travel from Cusco to Capuliyoc: Hiking from Capulilloc to Chikisca

06:30, we start the land trip from the city of Cusco at a suitable time to enjoy the journey until we reach CAPULIYOC. Around 11:00, we begin to descend the Apurimac canyon having incredible views of the Apurimac River, the Andes, and the mountain chain of the snowy Padreyoc.

The walking trail is zigzagging until you reach CHIQUISQA LODGE. The climate is hot inside the Apurimac canyon, and it is advisable to carry at least 02 liters of water for three hours of walking.

Hiking summary

  • Travel by car: From Cusco to Capuliyoc
    • Start time of the land trip from Cusco to Capuliyoc: 06:30
  • At approximately 11:00, 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 FOR CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK LODGE 6 DAYS

  • The trail is rocky; We recommend a pair of walking sticks to stabilize our treks from Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days to Machu Picchu and put less pressure on our legs.
  • An excellent hiking shoes with ankle support for all terrains

Day 02: Hiking from Chikisca to Marampata “Apurimac Canyon”

The walking activities start at 06:00 to descend for 1 hour towards the Apurimac River “Playa Rosalina” in the area; We find a suspension bridge to cross to the other side of the mountain and start ascending towards Marampata Lodge.

We have 05 hours of ascent along a zigzag path until we reach MARAMPATA. We have the SANTA ROSA farmhouse in the middle of the mountain to stock up on water or other drinks and continue the walk.

It is essential to mention that the hiking area is rocky; it is pretty hot from the Apurímac River to Santa Rosa. The hiking area from Santa Rosa to Marampata is through the cloud forest, where the hiking route is fantastic. We have lunch in Marampata with an impressive panoramic view of the Apurimac Canyon.

Summary from Chiquisca Lodge to Marampata Lodge

  • 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: Marampata – Choquequirao Guided Tour – Marampata

Today we explore the Inca citadel of Choquequirao in all its splendor. At 08:00, we begin the walk of 1 hour 1/2 until we reach Choquequirao along a brittle path and into the jungle. We have the whole day to walk through different parts of Choquequirao since the ruins do build on a vast mountain. The fantastic places in Choquequirao are the square above and below, the system of hydraulic channels, the circular ceremonial area, the sector of the platforms with llama designs on the walls, the residence of the priests, etc.

For the guided tour of Choquequirao, please bring plenty of water, a warm jacket, sun and mosquito block, and waterproof clothing because the weather can change anytime “bring a rain poncho.”

Brief description of the guided visit to Choquequirao and the walk

  • Start time of the walk: 08:00
  • 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: Hiking from Marampata to Rio Blanco and Maizal

At 06:00, we start trekking through the surrounding mountains of Choquequirao to conquer the Choquequirao pass; We will have the last views of the Choquequirao ruins to say goodbye to this beautiful Inca megalithic construction. We border a part of the Choquequirao Pass to descend for about 03 hours until we reach the RÍO-BLANCO ravine (before reaching the Blanco River, we find the ruins of Pinchaunuyoc, there is spring water to cool off and stock up on water in the canteens.)

We have the last 03 hours of ascent through the mountain through the zigzagging road until we reach MAIZAL LODGE. From Maizal, we have a fantastic view of the valley and the Río-Blanco with the surrounding mountains of Choquequirao.

Summary of HIKE between Marampata to Maizal

  • Start time of the walk: 06:00
  • Hiking distance: 18 km / 11.2 miles
  • Trekking time: 08 to 09 hours
  • Difficulty level: Challenging
  • Lowest elevation: 1,912 meters/ 6,272 feet
  • Highest elevation: 2,983 meters/ 9,786 feet
  • Stay Area: Maizal Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 05: Hiking from Maizal to Yanama | Yanama to Santa Teresa by local car

At 05:30, we start the trek to conquer the highest peak of the entire expedition of Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days “YANAMA PASS” we pass through the former Victoria mine with incredible views of three inter-Andean valleys.

We have less than half a day of walking until we reach the community of YANAMA. In Yanama, we have lunch before noon to start the local land trip until we get to the town of SANTA TERESA. Leaving all our adventure equipment at Santa Teresa Lodge, we board the vehicle to go to the thermal baths of COCALMAYO to enjoy a well-deserved thermal bath and relax our muscles after an arduous trek through the Andes.

Summary of the expedition between Maizal to Lucmabamba

  • Start time of the walk: 05:30
  • Hiking distance: 13 km / 9.6 miles
  • Trekking time: 04 hours
  • Difficulty level: Challenging to Moderate
  • Lowest elevation: 1575 meters/5,167 feet
  • Highest elevation: 4,200 meters/12,779 feet
  • Local car: From Yanama to SANTA TERESA (approximately 03 hours and 20 minutes of trip)
  • Stay Area: Santa Teresa lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 06: Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu Guided Tour – Return to Cusco

At 06:00, we board a local vehicle for an average of 30 minutes to the HYDROELECTRIC train station to board the tourist train service to AGUAS CALIENTES (another 30-minute train ride). At 10:10, we board one of the tourist vehicles of the CONSETTUR company to reach the main gate of MACHU PICCHU, “30 minutes of travel along the HIRAM BINGHAM dirt road.” We have the guided visit to Machu Picchu at 11:00 for an average of 02 hours exploring different outstanding sites of the last lost citadel of the Incas.

In the afternoon, we board the train service heading to the POROY TRAIN STATION “03 and a half-hour of travel” in Poroy; our private vehicle awaits us to transport us to the city of Cusco to their respective hotels.

Thank you for visiting an incredible adventure through Choquequirao Trek Lodge 06 days 05 nights, heading to Machu Picchu, and visiting two crucial Inca megalithic constructions.

SHORT INFO FROM SANTA TERESA TO AGUAS CALIENTES

  • Departure time from Santa Teresa: At 06:20, trip by local vehicle to Hydroelectric
  • Meals: Breakfast (Aguas Calientes)
  • Train service information: [Inbound journey]
    • Train company: PERU RAIL
    • Service: HIDROELÉCTRICA – MACHU PICCHU PUEBLO (30 minutes of train-ride).
    • Class: 72
    • Departure: 07:54
    • At Station: 07:30 – Otherwise, you may not be allowed to board.
    • Aguas Calientes arrival: 08:34

Machu Picchu activities

  • Bus service to Machu Picchu (up and down)
  • Two-hour guided tour inside the archaeological park of Machu Picchu
  • In the afternoon, board your train service to the POROY train station.

Train service information: [Inbound journey]

  • Train company: PERU RAIL
  • Service: MAPI – POROY (03 hours and 50 minutes of train ride).
  • Class: EXPEDITION 34
  • Departure: 15:20
  • At Station: 14:50 – Otherwise, you may not be allowed to board.
  • Poroy arrival: 19:05
  • Cusco arrival by transport: 19:35

When you get to the POROY train station, be met at the train arrivals area. Just look for a KONDOR PATH TOURS sign with your name.” Group name: Hiker of Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days 🙂

Inclusions

INCLUSION to Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days 5 Nights to Machu Picchu

  • Trek briefing 01 or 02 days (at 06:00 pm) before starting the trek in the reception area of ​​your hotel
  • English-speaking bilingual tour guide
  • Private transportation from Cusco to the beginning of the trail (Capuliyoc)
  • Local transportation:
    • YANAMA to SANTA TERESA
    • Santa Teresa to Hidroeléctrica
  • 05 nights of basic accommodation within the Choquequirao to Machu Picchu hiking circuit “there are towels and soaps.”
  • Local meals do prepare by the local families of the hostels: Breakfast (05), lunch (04), and dinner (05) with options for vegetarians and vegans.
    • 01 Box Lunch (Day 1)
  • Local train from Hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance tickets to the archaeological sites:
    • Choquequirao
    • Machu Picchu at 11:00
  • 02 Bus tickets in Machu Picchu
  • First aid kit and oxygen bottle
  • Tourist train from AGUAS CALIENTES TO POROY
  • Private transfer service from Poroy station to Cusco
  • Local taxes

Is it not included in the Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days circuit?

  • Pack horses for hikers’ equipment $200. per horse for 05 Days Capuliyoc to Yanama
  • Food: Breakfast on day 01 and lunch on day 06 and other foods that do not describe in the main itinerary
  • Private rooms in the lodges
  • Horseback riding from Playa Rosalina to Yanama for five days with his muleteer
  • Tips for the entire crew (muleteers, cook, and tour guide) everything is well received with all love for Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days 07 nights services.

Travel Facts

Travel facts Choquequirao Trek 6 Days by Lodge

PRICE LIST

Cost Choquequirao Trek Lodge 6 Days to Machupicchu

PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2022. We only carry out the 6-Days of Choquequirao Trek Lodge to Machu Picchu as a private service.

  • 02 participants $1,115. “Prices reduce if there are more people in your group.”
  • 03 participants $890.
  • 04 participants $775.
  • 05 participants $715.
  • 06 participants $665.
  • 07 participants $630.
  • 08 participants + $603.

* Kondor Path Tours operates the Choquequirao Trek Lodge Hiking Trail 06 days 05 nights 😊


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