Cusco – Cachora – Capuliyoc – Santa Rosa.
At 5:00 am we will pick you up at your hotel in a private bus. We leave Cusco towards the town of Cachora (3100 masl), From this town we will continue on our transport until we reach the point called Capuliyoc 2900 masl. Here we will meet with our horseman (donkey drivers), from this point we will have a panoramic view of the valley of Apurimac, then we’ll descend appreciating the beautiful landscape of warm weather, here is the first view to the Choquequirao complex, we starting with gentleman downhill by serpent trail over the Apurimac canyon for 4 hours, crossing the small hamlet and hut called Cocamasana and Chiquisca on the lower part of the valley, the climate is warm and sunny on the dry season is dusty, we will have lunch before the start the ascent towards Santa Rosa hamlet, lunch spot called Playa Rosalinda 1500 masl, after nap the ascent is around 2 hours till Sta Rosa 2100 masl. The first base camp.
- Meals: Lunch, Dinner
- Acomodación: Camp, Santa Rosa 2100 msnm
- Climate : warm and sunny
- Distance Travelled: Approximately 12km
- Hiking time : 6 hour
Santa Rosa – Marampata – Choquequirao.
After breakfast, we will continue our hike up to Marampata 2850 m.a.s.l. for around 3 hours slow pace. During our journey we will observe the dense vegetation in the area. Then we will arrive to Maranpata beside the Chunchumayo to refreshing and short rest. where we will have lunch and regain energy which will allow us to reach the summit of Choquequirao (3650 m.s.n.m). Here we will rest for the night hopefully witnessing a beautiful sunset from our comfortable tents.
Choquequirao – Marampata – Chiquisca.
After breakfast we go to Choquequirao to see the sunrise, visit the citadel for three hours always accompanied by our guide who will explain about this important architectural Inca monument and the importance of the Apurimac and Rio Blanco rivers from Choquequirao we can enjoy the view of the Cordillera Vilcabamba, after the guided tour the return to Sunchupata begins. Here we’ll have lunch and afterward descend to Santa Rosa and follow the road to the beach Rosalina, then we head to the town of Chiquisqa, in this place we’ll have dinner and camp.
Chiquisqa – Capuliyoc – Cusco.
After breakfast, we’ll return by the same path until the Capuliyoc Pass and from here are two more hours to the town of Cachora. Then we get the bus that will take us back to Cusco.