Meeting with the guide for you to explain trekking
DAY 1: CUSCO – CACHORA – CHIQUISCA (A, C )
5:00 a.m. leave Cusco in our private vehicle by 3.5 hours to the village of Cachora , where we will be expecting our horsemen and mules to the load. 2.5 hour walk up the slight rise step Capuliyoq ( 3,250 m). Then we went down by 3.5 hours by the Apurimac canyon until Chiquisca , an oasis where we camp at 1800 meters .
DAY 2: CHIQUISCA – MARANPATA – CHOQUEQUIRAO (D , A, C )
After a delicious breakfast we start our trek for 40 minutes towards the Apurimac River . After crossing the bridge begins the ascent of about 4 hours to reach Maranpata for lunch. After a couple of hours to reach the camping area of Choquequirao.
DAY 3 : CHOQUEQUIRAO (D , A, C )
After breakfast we will visit the archaeological complex of Choquequirao.
DAY 4: CHOQUEQUIRAO – CLICK HUNIYOC (D , A, C )
Early climb for the 2nd time the archaeological complex to have a relaxing time . Continue along Mountain Choquequirao then descend for 3 hours and get to the other side of town , where there are a series of terraces with curious ritual fountains and channels Incas still operational . This sector is called Click Huniyoc , that means where the water rises .
DAY 5: CLICK HUNIYOC – MAIZAL (D , A, C )
After an early breakfast we continue the descent to White River at 1,800 meters for lunch. In the afternoon , after a relaxing time Cornfield climb to where we camp with a privileged view of the Salkantay snow chain , snow Corihuayrachina .
DAY 6: CORIHUAYRACHINA (D , A, C )
This day we will visit the archaeological remains of the city of Corihuayrachina , on top of the mountain. This place is still unexplored . This city is formed , like Choquequirao , rising sector staggered squares, circular enclosures , channels and traces of Inca treasures looted .
DAY 7: MAIZAL – YANAMA (D , A, C )
Corihuayrachina walk around the mountain and following a stretch of rising Inca Trail arrive at Victoria Pass Mine , where in colonial times the Spaniards extracted silver. We continued down 3 hours to the spectacular valley of Yamana , where we camp under the shadow of Nevado Pumasillo .
DAY 8: YANAMA – CHOQUETACARPO (D , A, C )
Today ascend for about 6 hours toward the snowy Choqetacarpo ( 4,720 m). After walking a stretch of the Inca Trail arrive at a lunar landscape in the foothills of the snow , where we camp. This place is called Pampa Colca and is approximately 4,300 m
DAY 9: CHOQUETACARPO – HUANCACALLE (D , A, C )
Today is a hard day. After a hearty breakfast we continue the ascent by a beautiful valley , after crossing a ridge we saw a nice stretch of the Inca Trail, which marks the ascent to Choquetacarpo crossing . After crossing the snowy displayed a stunning stretch of the Inca Trail to descend approximately 3 hours to Punta Carrertera . Then continue in a slight decrease for 3 hours until Huancalle , temperate valley , where we stay in a comfortable hostel .
DAY 10: ROSASPATA – VITCOS (D , A, C )
This day we will visit the archaeological complex of Rosaspata – Vitcos , located 30 minutes from Huancacalle , slightly rising . This city belonged in the beginning to Manco Inca and later his son Tito Cusi Yupanqui. It is strategically located in the middle of Choquequirao , Machu Picchu and Espiritu Pampa .
In the afternoon you can rest to regain strength as we find halfway to Espiritu Pampa .
DAY 11: HUANCACALLE – COLPACASA (D , A, C )
Today again got deep in the mountains on a path fraught ascent beautiful scenery with streams and waterfalls , to Colpacasa where we camp. Along the way some people know as Vilcabamba New and colonial church.
DAY 12: COLPACASA – VISTA ALEGRE (D , A, C )/
We continue descending and walking towards the valley of Vilcabamba , following the Pampaconas River. Here we can see sections of Inca Trail in the middle of the descent towards a coastal valley of Vista Alegre where we camp.
DAY 13: VISTA ALEGRE – CONCEVIDAYOC (D , A, C )
The road through the valley where you can observe Concevidayoc amazing orchids ( specifically Peruvian rupícola ) , a variety of butterflies and a stretch of the Inca Trail in perfect condition.
DAY 14: CONCEVIDAYOC – SPIRIT PAMPA (D , A, C )
Today we just walked three hours to Espiritu Pampa by a stretch of the Inca Trail.
In the afternoon we will have time to explore the Last Refuge of the Incas. There you can see the stone bridge , plazas, terraces, a stone monolith , fonts and many venues. This city housed 40,000 people .
DAY 15: SPIRIT PAMPA (D , A, C )
Full day tour to the city of Espiritu Pampa .
The White Rock
DAY 16: SPIRIT PAMPA (D , A, C )
Rest all day freely.
DAY 17: SPIRIT PAMPA – CHIWANKIRI (D , A, C )
After a day of rest for 4 hours to walk Chiwankiri , a village located in the Point Road to Quillabamba.
DAY 18: CHIWANKIRI – KITENI – QUILLABAMBA (D , A, C )
All day we traveled to the city of Quillabamba , where we camp at the Spa Resort of Sambaray .
DAY 19: QUILLABAMBA (D , A, C )
Visit the waterfall Seven Jars and Echerati Park.
DAY 20: QUILLABAMBA – CUSCO (B )
Early in the morning we went out on our private transportation to Cusco.
B: Breakfast , L: Lunch , D: Dinner
Seven Poza Tinaja
OPTIONAL: walking stick .
- Professional Guide and Assistant English / Spanish
- Private transportation from your hotel in Cusco to Cachora / Quillabamba to Cusco
- Porters , Horsemen and mules to carry all the luggage camping
- Mules to carry the team their large backpacks , up 14 Kg
- Cook and assistant cook
- All meals on the road ( breakfast, lunch , dinner , lunch and daily snacks )
- Dining tent with tables and chairs
- Kitchen tent
- Tents for two.
- Matras ( insulated sleeping mats )
- Accommodation for all our staff
- First Aid Kit
- Entrance ticket to Choquequirao
- 2 nights accommodation in a family guesthouse Huancacalle
- Sleeping bag
- Tips for guides and porters
- Breakfast the first day
- A small backpack to carry a light jacket in case the weather changes during the trekking
- In the large backpack wear clothes : Warm , pleasure , suitable for rain and a rain poncho
- Several pairs of socks
- scarf , gloves, hat for cold, handkerchief
- Bathing suit for the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes
- Small towel and cleaning implements ( wipes )
- Trekking shoes , comfortable , you should be waterproof
- Sandal for moments of rest
- Sun hat , sunscreen and insect repellent (minimum 20 %)
- Moisturizer for face and body
- Camera , Binoculars, Flashlight and batteries ( consume more quickly in cold weather)
- Toilet paper
- Personal Kit
- Bring 2 bottles of 600 ml of water for the first day . Then you will be recharged with water every morning . Optional: Purification tablets if river water recharge in long stretches .
- Snack ( energy bars, dried fruit , chocolates , cookies, etc.).
- Cash in soles and dollars
- Some identification if students their ISIC card