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Choquequirao Trek 4 days - Semi-autonomy

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Day 1: Capuliyoc - Rosalina

Stop At: Choquequirao, Peru
You leave Cusco on your own: from the Central Terminal of buses, take one in direction of Abancay. Ask the driver to drop you in Ramal de Cachora. From there you can take a cab to Cachora and then walk to the starting point of the trek) or directly to Capuliyoc. You may leave around 6:30 am to be sure to reach Capuliyoc at midday.

When you arrive in Capuliyoc you will meet Gladys, our friend of this community. You will share the lunch together in her house before starting the trek.

The trek starts at 2900 masl, you will pass by the Mirador de Capuliyoc and start the descend to the river Apurimac on 1800 m where we will pass the first night in the camping of Playa Rosalina. Ask for the base camp of Ritisuyo, your tent with sleeping bags and mattress are waiting for you.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping place of Ritisuyo at Playa Rosalina

Day 2: Rosalina - Marampata

Stop At: Choquequirao, Peru
After a breakfast around 6 am in Rosalina you can begin the hike at 7 am before the sun begin to be strong. Walk from Rosalina to Marampata, around 5 hours. Arrival for lunch at Marampata, afternoon and dinner at Marampata. Night in the house of Victor and Maribel, the place is called Las Orquideas.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Homestay in Maribel and Victor's house

Day 3: Choquequirao ruines

Stop At: Ruinas de Choquequirao, Cachora Peru
The third is a long day. You will wake up early, have breakfast and walk 2 hours between Marampata and Choquequirao. Entry ticket of Choquequirao is not included. Lunch on site or Marampata (you will see it directly with Maribel). Full day exploring the ruins and then you will walk down from Choquequirao to Rosalina (watch out for the night). Dinner and overnight under tents in Rosalina in the same place than the first night.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping place of Ritisuyo in Playa Rosalina

Day 4: Playa Rosalina - Capuliyoc

Stop At: Choquequirao, Peru
The last day you will have breakfast at Playa Rosalina. After breakfast you hike to reach Capuliyoc and have lunch there with Gladys. You go back in Cusco or elsewhere by your own. There usually various van which drop their tourists in Capuliyoc and return empty to Cusco, you can bargain a price directly with the driver or do the same way as the one to go (colectivo + cab).
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Capuliyoc, Sendero a Choquequirao, 03110, Peru
4 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Sleeping bags
  • Tents
  • 1st and 3rd night in camping
  • 2nd night in homestay
  • Snacks
  • Private transportation
  • Guide
  • Entry ticket to Choquequirao ruins
  • Entry/Admission - Ruinas de Choquequirao
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Ritisuyi for such a wondeful trek program to Choquequirao . Was a wonderful experience exploring the landscapes from Peru and interact with the local communities in the mountains .

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Diego S
Reviewed 7 September 2019

I started this trek with not many expectations prior to it. I just heard that this one was less touristic than Machu Pichu. Actually... what an experience !! It is actually very challenging, but the reward is 24h: as much on pthe top of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Pepoune64
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