Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Activity: Nature / Adventure / Cultural
Season: May / October
Altitude Between: 3,400 / 4,150 m.
Starting Point: Cachora
Day 1 Cuzco / Cachora / Chikiska
Early in the morning we will travel for 4 hours from Cusco to the Curahuasi open from 3,350 to 4,100 m and then we will start down the open walk to the town of Cachora. We will take a half-hour break in the village to load our equipment to the mule and then we will walk for approximately 5 hours to our camp known as Chikiska in front of an imposing and mystical snow-capped mountain of Salkantay.
Day 2 Chikiska / Choquequirao
After breakfast we will start the hike until we descend to the Apurimac River. We will descend until we reach the Apurimac Canyon. We will observe two impressive geographical panoramas one of mountains, snowy and the other no less beautiful than the semi tropical valley and the Apurimac river, with this wonderful view we will have lunch at Rosalina beach, then we will cross the bridge to start ascending for approximately 3 hours until arriving to Shockquirao 3,577 m away
Day 3 Visit Choquequirao
We will have an energetic breakfast then visit Choquequirao, we will tour this magical place full of energy and culture. We will appreciate the Squares, the Sacred Fountains, the Torreons, the Agricultural and Urban Sector, and from the Terrace we will observe the domains of the Inca. Camp in Choquequirao.
Day 4 Choquequirao / Chikiska
This day after breakfast we will visit again and we will go to the usnu to see with a little luck the flight of the condors next to the archaeological group or towards the Apurimac canyon. Return to our camp in Chikiska.
Day 5 Chikiska / Cachora / Cuzco
Early in the morning breakfast we will start the ascent for 3 hours with a fantastic, mystical and at the same time wild environment in front of us the imposing snowfall of Salkantay with a height of 6,300 m, return to the town of Cachora and then board our minivan to Cusco
# Trekking Guide
# Cook (1), Arrieros (2)
# Tourist transport to the starting point for walking
# Food during the expedition (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
# Camping equipment (tent for sleeping, dining room, kitchen and bathroom)
# Logistic Kitchen Equipment (kitchen utensils)
# Donkeys for transporting luggage and food
# Emergency Horse (1)
# Entrance tickets (shockquirao)
# First aid kit
# Communication radio
# Personalized assistance
What does not include?
# Personal clothing for Trekking
# Extra food and drinks in the cities
# Taxes inside the Airport
# Travel Insurance
# Sleeping bag
# Tips (driver, guide, cook, muleteer)
What do i need to bring?
Bring clothes for the day (heat) and for the night (cold), sunscreen, sunglasses, repellent, bath clothes, personal hygiene kit, walking shoes, camera, waterproof jacket, water bottle, bag sleeping, mat, small backpack, front (flashlight-light)