The Lost City Of Choquequirao

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Trek amidst Peru's Cordillera Vilcabamba to the lost Inca site of Choquequirao

Details

Duration: 13 Days
Starts in: Peru
Group Size: 5-16

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

Start Cuzco (3400m); afternoon walking tour.

Free day in Cuzco.

Drive to Capuliyoc Pass (2915m); begin the trek with a descent to Chiquisca.

Cross Apurimac River then climb to Santa Rosa and Maranpata (2920m); on to Choquequirao camp (3035m).

Full day to explore the magnificent Inca site of Choquequirao and the terraces of Pacchanta.

Cross Choquequirao Pass (3215m) then descend to the Rio Blanco via Pinchinoyoc; continue to Maizal (3000m).

Steep climb over San Juan Pass (4170m) with impressive mountain views; descend to Yanama (3400m).

Trek amidst Vilcabamba Range and over Yanama Pass (4660m), surrounded by glaciers, to Totora.

Descend to Lucabamba.

Follow Salcantay River to Santa Teresa (1900m); train to Aguas Calientes.

Morning tour of Machu Picchu; train to Ollantaytambo.

Sacred Valley tour; continue to Cuzco.

End Cuzco.

Additional Information

Escape the crowds on this challenging, unusual trek through Peru’s mountainous region. This varied trek is constantly moving up and down the climatic zones, leading you up steep paths through dense cloud forest, over spectacular scenic passes and along ancient Inca paths to the Vilcabamba’s best kept secret: the lost Inca city of Choquequirao. Machu Picchu may draw the crowds, but Choquequirao will awe you in its secluded splendour. If you like being off the beaten path, are intrigued by rich history and crave dramatic landscapes dominated by lofty, snow-capped peaks, this is the trek for you.

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