Although it is one of the hardest hikes, knowing this great place is definitely an unforgettable experience.
Departure Time06:00 Hrs
Return TimeAt approximately 19:00 Hrs
First Day: Cusco – Cachora – Chiquiska
We leave the city of Cusco at 6:00 am in a private bus, at 4 hours we find the village of San Pedro de Cachora, protected by the impressive mountain Apu Padreyoc, protector of the town. After lunch we walk 2 hours to the viewpoint of Capuliyoc (2915 masl) where we will have a magnificent view of the Apurímac canyon and the Vilcabamba mountain range. Accommodation: Camp, Chiquiska 1950 meters above sea level.
Second Day: Chiquiska – Choquekiraw
Early in the morning after breakfast, we will descend for 1 h to the Apurímac river (1550 masl) from this place we will begin to ascend on the opposite side of the mountain, during 4 hours, we pass by Santa Rosa then continue to Marampata where we will have lunch . From this place in the distance we can already appreciate the beauty of the mystic Choquekiraw. In the afternoon we walk 2 more hours and spend the afternoon at the archaeological site where we will observe the sunset and have the opportunity to see condors. Accommodation: Choquekiraw camp 3100 meters above sea level.
Third Day: Choquekiraw-Chiquiska
We have the opportunity to further explore the archaeological site in the morning and have a short break. In the afternoon we return along the edge of the Apurímac canyon and descend to our tropical camp. Accommodation: Chiquiska camp 1950 meters above sea level.
Fourth Day: Chiquiska – Cachora – Cusco
Early in the morning we started an arduous climb for 3 hours until we reached the Capuliyoc viewpoint. After the viewpoint we follow an easy and flat road for 2 hours until we reach the village of San Pedro de Cachora, where we will have a goodbye lunch with the whole group. In our private bus we will return to the imperial city of Cusco, arriving approximately at 7:00 p.m.