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Price Information

US$ 495.00 p/person

(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)

Please Note

Departures upon your request.-
2 person USD$ 690 per person.
4 person US$ 495.00 p/person
5-6 person US$ 440.00 p/person

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Choquequirao Trail 4Day/3Night hike - Daily Departures..

Last Minute Information

  • Participants required.- (2 ppl minimum).
  • When to book.- You must book this tour and pay a deposit well in advance. (For high season (from May to October, 3 months in advance.) Low season (from November to April, 2-1 month in advance.)
  • Best time to hike.- From end of April to end of December. (Not wet season).
  • Adventages.- Not so crowded as other hikes around Cusco, you carry a small day pack, mules are provided to carry equipment and your belongings, amazing Inca sites located at the high jungle.impressive views of Apurimac Canyon.
  • How to book and pay a booking deposit.- Choose on the Calendar in this page the date of your preference (Leaving Date): Fill in out with your personal details and complete details of other participants in your group, once you have finalized you will receive a Reservation Code (Purchase number) to pay a booking deposit on Step 3.

CHOQUEQUIRAO 4Day/3Nigh - Daily Departures Min 4 person.

Trek and exploration of the Archaeological Complex of Choquequirao. The trekking start from the village of Cachora near Curawasi and returning though Huanipaca valley, village of Tambobamba. With a plenty of time to explore this mysterious ruins of Choquequirao. ( Total distance of Km. 50 ).

Early departure from Cusco at 05:00 am 4 horas journey to Cachora, stop in Saywite for breakfast beautiful views of Curahuasi Valley, spectacular views of the snow capped mountain of Salkantay and the Vilcabamba range of mountains. Here our walk would begin, the first section it is a gentle down and up until our spot for lunch, after lunch and enough resting time, we will walk downhill for 3 hours from 3000m to 1500 m to Chiquisca sector. Here it will be our rest place for some minutes. Then we will walk for 40 mimutes more to arrive at Rosalinas Playa near the Apurimac River ( 1500 m ), it will be before sunset so you can enjoy a nice vistas at this place. First camping also here you can taste “cambric” a local cognac made from sugar cane. B L D (km 19)

After an early breakfast we cross a typical holding bridge and start a gentle 3-4 hours gradually climbing of 1,400 meters from a shores of Apurimac river to Marampata village (2900m) where you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscape of this valley, and also would observe the famous Apurimac river, here we have a stop for lunch. Once we end this valley we will be able to see for the first time, the archaeological complex of Choquequirao,after lunch we will have an easy walk for 2 hours to Choquequirao ruins ( 2,780m) en route you will see a variety of nice plants and flowers
In this area will will visit the farming terraces of Paqchayoc and the house of the waterfall, then we will return to our camping set near Choquequirao. B L D

Today we will complete our exploration of the best features of Choquequirao we will go to visit and explore with our tour guide and able to learn and admire this famous inca constructions, the stone altar called Ushnu which was used by priests to offer open ceremonies to the apus, the sun, the moon,the starts and the Pachamama “mother nature”, buildings in a very fine Inca style and the mysterious llamas designs constructed in the walls of the terraces with white stones, with luck at this point we can see a magestic flying of a condor around this sacred geografy. Camp in Choquequirao. B L D

After our early breakfast, we start an easy downhill walk for 3-4 hours approx until we get to the Apurimac river then to Playa San Ignacio there another bridge to cross, 40 minutes to Hacienda San Ignacio, stop for our lunch, time to rest and perhaps a sleep, in the afternoon last 2-3 hours to walk to the pintoresque village of Tambobamba where our car will be waiting for us to return to Cusco, arriving at 8-9pm approximately. B L End of a great and unforgettable trek.

Program Itinerary

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Day 4:

What is Included:

  • Private Transport to the trailhead Cachora and Return to Cusco
  • Experienced English / Spanish speaking guide
  • Cook and assistant, porter or herders plus mules to transport the equipment and food.
  • Full board meals on the trail
  • 3 Meals daily , Tea time every afternoon.
  • New Igloo tents ( 2 person per tent spacious and confortable )
  • Dining tent , Kitchen tent
  • 6 Kg porterage service per person.
  • Entrance fees to the archaeological Park of Choquequirao.

What is not Included:

  • Sleeping Bags Down US$20 for 3 nights,
  • Trekking poles a pair $20
  • Snacks, dried fruits, raisins, energy cereal bars, chocolates.
  • Back pack to hire $15
  • Optional Tips for the crew
  • guides Cook and arrieros ( horse helders).

We recommend that you bring

  • Change of clothes for the whole period of the trek & a daypack.
  • SAS provides a duffle bag to transport your belongings ( 6 Kg each)
  • Warm 3/ 4 season sleeping bag :
  • Hiking boots, strong footwear, ideally trekking or sport shoes
  • Trekking poles: Poles with metal tips are allowed on this trek.
  • Warm clothes : layers for variable temperature especially at night.
  • Thermals : Gloves / scarf : wool socks / woolen hat for cold nights
  • T-shirts and trekking pants that zipoff to short pants for a comfortable day walks
  • Flash light or head torch and batteries.
  • Camera and extra batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)
  • Sun bloc / hat to protect you from the sun, rain and cold and sunglasses
  • Personal medical kit /
  • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco)
  • Toiletries / toilet paper / small towel
  • 2 litre water bottle : disposable water bottles are not recommended.
  • Original passport
  • Extra money for drinks & tips, souvenirs etc ( soles or dollars ) Emergency money
  • Bathing clothes for the hot springs. Optional
  • Thermal Rest inflatable mattress
  • Snacks: biscuits, chocolate.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • TRAVEL INSURANCE: We recommend you to obtain a personal Travel Insurance, including Medical Problems, Baggage loss or damage. If you need help to find a travel Insurance Company please let us know. Eg, Nomad Travel Insurances.
  • PRIVACY POLICY: All the information you provide us, full name, passport number, nationality, date of birth, telephone number, and address or your credit card info will be used strictly to process your trip arrangements. This information will not be shared with anyone.

Booking Information

  • Before you book please read descriptions, general details and booking conditions.
  • Choose your preferred departure date (Leaving Date) on the Calendar (at left side).
  • Fill in your personal details as requested also include the names of others in your group. Once you finish sending us all your details you will receive a Reservation Code (eg: 240611001) to pay online on Step 3. Pay your deposit on Step 3, pay for 2 or more person in your group with ONE Reservation Code, so we can secure all of you in a group.
  • 1.- Pay a booking-deposit ONLINE with Mastercard or VISA.-US$ 210 per person. (US$ 200+5% card-fee.) PAY HERE:
  • 2.- Pay a deposit with Paypal to: SAS Travel Peru USD$ 212 pp ($200+6%). Put your code.
  • 3.- Pay a booking-deposit with WESTERN UNION: US$200 pp through in order to: Irwin Poma Flores (Peru). Upon transferring the money email us the Money Transfer Number (MTCN) copy of your reservation and amount paid to: and to confirm your deposit.
  • FINAL PAYMENT.- The remaining balance needs to be paid at your arrival to Cusco in our office in US$ Dollars cash. Payments with credit / debit cards are accepted with a commission of 8% Final payments of your tour IN ADVANCE with card it is possible, it will be with 5% extra or you can transfer the balance through Western Union.