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Choquequirao Trek 6 Days 5 Nights + Plus Machu Picchu

USEFUL INFORMATION
Locations VisitedChoquequirao Machu Picchu
Starting Altitude3102 masl = 10177,17 feet.
Highest Point3102 masl = 10177,17 feet.
Groupminimum 2 paxs maxim 10 paxs
Physical Grading
Price per person From
USD 950.00

6 days and 5 nights trek to Choquequirao with a plus Machu Picchu, Amazing places with conexion a through inca roads and beautiful landscapes, both lost cities and last refuges of the incas.
Choquequiraw is located on the spur of the Salkantay mountain range, at more than 3030 masl surrounded by the Apus de Padrayoc, Yamana, Ampay, Chokecarpu, Pumasiyo and Panta, on the left bank of the Apurimac River.
In the Inca era, it was united and in communication with Machu Picchu by a complex network of trails, with fantastic nature, valleys, snowy mountains and a great variety of plants, birds and animals. The hike to Choquequirao starts from the town of Cachora, which is 4–5 hours west of the city of Cusco.
The path to Choquequirao is allowed for anyone and can be completed without support; however, most hikers join organized tours that include a guide, camping equipment, mules and chargers to carry all the equipment and a cook to prepare the meal.
Local Trekkers Peru, offers you the best camping equipment and the best staff to make this walk an unforgettable experience.

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Itinerary

Day 01: CACHORA – CAPULIYOC – CHIQUISCA.

We will begin our hike to Choquequirao with your pick up from your hotel at 5:00 am. To travel to the Sacred Valley, specifically to cachora in our private bus (4 hours approx.). Place where our trek begins, our team will enlist all the camping and cooking equipment on the mules and horses.
While we prepare for our first stretch of 2 hours approx. Walking to Capuliyoc, where we will can see all the mountains that surround us. We will continue for 2 more hours descending towards Chiquisca, where our delicious lunch made by our chef awaits us.
After lunch and a short rest we will continue the mountain until we reach Playa Rosalina, where we will spend the night in our tents that will already be installed by our team.

DURING THE TREK:

  • Meals: Lunch, dinner
  • Accommodations: Playa Rosalina Camping.
  • Maximum Altitude: 3102 meters
  • Minimum Altitude: 1550 meters
  • Temperature during day: 17ºC – 27ºC
  • Temperature during night: 12ºC – 15ºC
  • Hiking Distance: 21 km approx.

Day 02: CHIQUISCA – SANTA ROSA – MARAMPATA

This day we will wake up early, take our breakfast and continue our walk to Santa Rosa, cross the Apurimac River and then climb up a steep slope for 2 hours approx.
In Santa Rosa, we will take a short time to catch our breath and continue climbing slowly for approximately 2 hours until we reach Marampata, where our lunch is waiting for us.
We will take the afternoon to appreciate the landscape that surrounds us, after dinner we will have an informative session for the next day.

DURING THE TREK:

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Accommodations: Marampata Camping.
  • Maximum Altitude: 3102 meters.
  • Minimum Altitude: 1550 meters.
  • Temperature during day: 17ºC – 27ºC
  • Temperature during night: 12ºC – 15ºC
  • Hiking Distance: 21 km approx.

Day 03: MARAMPATA – CHOQUEQUIRAO – MARAMPATA

This day we will dedicate ourselves exclusively to enjoying all the magic of history and the splendor of Choquequirao, we will walk through each place of this archaeological complex with our guide that will talk about the place and its importance and we will also visit the high parts (Hanan) and the parts lower (Urin).
We will also explore the site with its 8 sectors, its barns, houses and temples and the ruins currently under excavation and finally the unexplored areas and terraces.
And hopefully we can see the majestic flight of the condors, they can fly very close to you.
We will enjoy our lunch and then return to our Marampata camp to rest.

DURING THE TREK:

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Accommodations: Marampata Camping
  • Maximum Altitude: 3102 meters.
  • Minimum Altitude: 1550 meters.
  • Temperature during day: 17ºC – 27ºC
  • Temperature during night: 12ºC – 15ºC
  • Hiking Distance: 21 km approx.

Day 04: MARAMPATA – PLAYA ROSALINA – CHIQUISCA

This day starts early with our breakfast and then continue our tour of 1 hour and a half approx. towards Marampata and then we will descend towards Rosalina beach for lunch, after lunch we will take a short time to rest and recover energy.
We will continue on the climb to Chiquisca for 2 more hours, when we arrived our dinner will served. In chiquisca you can take a shower and try some exotic fruits.

DURING THE TREK:

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Accommodations: Chiquisca Camping
  • Maximum Altitude: 3102 meters.
  • Minimum Altitude: 1550 meters.
  • Temperature during day: 17ºC – 27ºC
  • Temperature during night: 12ºC – 15ºC
  • Hiking Distance: 21 km approx.

Day 05: CHIQUISCA – CACHORA – AGUAS CALIENTES.

This day we begin our trip to Machu Picchu, we will leave our camp after breakfast, to make our last stretch of trek to Cachora, where we will have lunch.
Then our private transport will be waiting for us to take us to Ollantaytambo, then we will take our train to the town of Aguas Calientes.
In the town of Aguas Calientes our Guide will give you recommendations and additional information for tomorrow and will leave you in your hotel.

DURING THE TREK:

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Accommodations: Hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Maximum Altitude: 3102 meters
  • Minimum Altitude: 1550 meters
  • Temperature during day: 17ºC – 27ºC
  • Temperature during night: 12ºC – 15ºC

Day 06: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU!!!

We wake up early morning about 4:00 to 4:30 am. to have  breakfast and start walking up to Machu Picchu which takes one and half hours up to Machu Picchu but there is another option to catch the first bus which leaves 5:30 am to Machu Picchu (25-minutes long) (this is not included in the price it cost 12 dollars bus up and 12 dollars bus down so in both cases you will arrive at 6 am in the morning to Machu Picchu , Machu Picchu gets open  at 6 am so you will get in and you will have the opportunity of experience the Sun Rise in Machu Picchu, a Guided tour (approximately 2 hours and 30 Minutes), is given by your Guide and after this you can explore the mysterious city by yourselves. If you still have energy you can also climb the mountain of  Huayna Picchu (2720 masl/8890 feet). It takes 45 minutes to reach the top. Also if for Huaynapicchu there are not available spaces you can also climb the Mountain of Machu Picchu which takes 1h 15 minuts to get to the top (you need to le tus know in advance if you want to clim up one of those mountains). After experiencing the grandeur of Machu Picchu you need to go back to Aguas Calientes to take lunch (optional) then you need to go to the station train to go back to Ollantaytambo then to Cusco. About the train, we will provide you the touristic class train, the train departure times can be in between 2:55 pm to 9:50 pm. it depends of the availability of the spaces. Once at Ollantaytambo station our driver will be waiting for you with your names on a sheet of paper, this person will take you back to Cusco. Departure times of the trains will be provided according to the availability of spaces.

Note: If you have a tight budget, do not worry you can get this trek at a more comfortable price for your pocket, but in this case you will return to Cusco from Hydroelectrica by bus Instead of the train.

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Included

  • A briefing about the trek with your guide the day before
  • Bilingual and certified Tour Guide
  • Transportation, Cusco – Cachora
  • Entrance fees to Choquequirao
  • Food: Breakfasts, lunches, afternoon snacks, dinners and various snacks to be eaten throughout the day
  • Camping equipment Dining and cooking  tent with table and chairs
  • Tent capacity  4 people to be use only for 2 paxs so you will have more room to storage your own luggage
  • Professional Cook
  • Horseman and mules (they just carry cooking and camping equipment)
  • A duffel bag where you can put inside 08 kilos from your personal stuff (it will be carry by the horses or mules)
  • Therma rest air mattress
  • First Aid kit
  • Touristic train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
  • Touristic train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo. Departure time, from 2:55 pm to 9:50 pm. Depends on the availability
  • Private Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  • A Survivor T – shirt, for each Trekker
  • Inflatable air mattresses
  • Snack for each day of trekking
  • 1 Night Hotel in Aguas Calientes, (private bathroom, wifi, cable Tv, 24-hour hot water, cable Tv and breakfast)
  • Boiled water to drink during the trail
  • Availability of meals to your preference (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, pesquetarian, etc).

Doesn’t includes

  • Breakfast on the first day and lunch on the last day
  • Extra expense if you want to buy things along the trail
  • Sleeping bags (you can rent from us which cost 20 dollars for a professional one, which can support until -15 °C or 5 °F)
  • Walking sticks (you can rent from us which cost 20 dollars for a professional Black Diamond pair)
  • Upgrade your Touristic Train to a Luxury Vistadome Train to Ollantaytambo (70 $)
  • Entrance fees to Waynapicchu Mountain or Mountain Machu Picchu. (it has an extra cost of 25 dollars per person)
  • Mineral water (you can buy bottle of mineral water in every campsites)
  • Extra horse or mule to carry extra backpacks or to ride until the second campsite (120 dollars per horse or mule)
  • Bus up or down from Aguas Calientes- Machu Picchu
  • Tips for the team (Is not obligatory but if you wish to do it, it will be welcome).

You Need to Bring

  • Original Passport
  • Travel Insurance card (you have to le tus know the name of your Travel Insurance company and you travel Insurance Number)
  • Day Pack
  • Rain coat or Rain Poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Trekking shirts and trekking pants, 5 sets underwear
  • Waterproof hiking shoes
  • Bottle of Water
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sun Block
  • Sun Glasses
  • Bathing suit (for hot springs) in conoc, (optional )
  • Caps or Hats
  • Insect Repellent (30% DEET Recommended)
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Walking sticks
  • Shorts
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Extra money especially in soles to buy thing along the trek
  • POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE.

Prices

PRICES FOR 2019 – 2020
Number of People for group:
2345-67-10
Price USD$ (per person):
950 USD$920 USD$900 USD$880 USD$870 USD$

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EXTRA SERVICES AND RENTAL OF EQUIMENTS: (*):

Huayna Picchu Mountain: $25 Dolars
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Montaña Machu Picchu: $25 Dolars
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Extra Ten Only for You: $25 Dolars
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Extra Horse to Carry extra Luggage or to ride: $120 Dolars
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Upgrade Your Turistic Train to Vistadome Luxury Train: $70 Dolars
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Upgrade Your Turistic Hotel at Aguas Calientes to a 3 star Hotel: $50 Dólars
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Sleeping bag: $20 Dolars
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Walking sticks: $20 Dolars
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Terms and Conditions

LOCAL TREKKERS PERU TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Dear Customer, please before contracting any service with Local Trekkers Peru, we suggest you read carefully these terms and conditions and according to Peruvian travel regulations, when booking a tour or trek with Local Trekkers Peru. You automatically adhere to these regulations which may differ a little from your country of origin that is why we suggest you to read carefully this terms and conditions described below.  and if you have any question please don’t hesitate in contacting our staff. After this you are ready to make your formal reservation with us.

RESERVATIONS

Once you have decided to make a formal reservation with Local Trekkers Peru, you must fill out our online reservation form on our website of the tour or trek you wish to do, in which we request the following informations: Full name as it appears on your Passport, (nicknames are not accepted) Passport Number (if you change your Passport Number after booking a tour please le tus know), age, nationality, phone number, gender, email, feeding. Flight dates, time to arrival in Cusco or other city that covers the reserved tour, allergies, medical restrictions, or anything else you think necessary that we should know.

RESERVATIONS FOR THE INCA TRAIL

If you make a reservation for the Inca Trail, keep in mind the following:
  • Before reserving the Inca trail, you must make sure of the availability of spaces, for the date you wish to make this trek.
  • Once you have chosen a starting date for the trek, you can not change this starting date.
  • Permits for the Inca Trail are not transferable to other People.
  • To reserve the Inca Trail you must send us a copy or a photo of the passports of each member of your group.
  • You must send us a valid passport for the starting date of your trek.

INITIAL DEPOSIT

To have a formal reservation for any program, itinerary or tour with Local Trekkers Peru, you need to send us a deposit as follows:
  • For any Inca Trail to Machu Picchu = 200 $ american dollars per person.
  • For any Alternative Trek = 200 $ american dollars per person.
  • For any Inca Trail to Machu Picchu + Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu Mountain = 270 $ american dollars per person.
  • For any Amazon Jungle Trip = 200 $ american dollars per person
  • For any Peru Package = 40 % of the total Price of the Package.
  • For any other tour = 200 $ american dollars per person.
BEAR IN MIND: All deposits to formalize a tour, trek or a program are not refundable or transferable to another person.

 PAYMENT METHODS

Dear Customer Local Trekkers Peru offers you 3 payment methods to make your initial deposit or to pay the remaining of the total Price of the tour, trek or program booked, these methods are detailed below:
  • Through our VISA link: You must clikc on our VISA link on our website and follow the steps and using this method you need to add 6 % of the total amoung paid. Through this method all credits and debit Visa cards are accepted. Remember using this method it takes 03 working days to have your payment in our Bank Account.
  • Through Paypal: You must click on our Paypal payment button on our website and follow the steps and using this method you need to add the 8% of the total amoung paid. Through this method all credits and debit cards are accepted. Remember using this method it takes 07 working days to have your payment in our Bank Account.
  • Through Bank Account Transfer: Using this method you need to add the 5% of the total amoung sent and we need 4 working days to have your payment in our bank account. Following we detail the information of our bank account:
  • Name of Bank: Banco de Credito del Peru
  • Account Number: (US$ dollars): 2852477020100
  • Account Name: Local Trekkers Peru E.I.R.L.
  • SWIFT CODE: BCPLPEPL
  • Emergency phone Vía BCP: +51 01 4581230
  • Bank Address: Av. El sol 189
Through Western Union Money Transfer: You can use this method if you want to save time and if you want to act as son as possible to have a tour, trek or program very well booked, this method is recomendable when booking the Inca Trail due spaces for this are sold very fast, WU. Has rates for sending money abroad the rates depend on the country from which you are sending the money. Remember to send a deposit through WU. You need to send it under the name of a person, WU will only ask for the first name and last name, then they will give you a MTCN control Number (10 numbers) that you need to le tus know to be able to collect your payment. Following we detalied the informations of our General Manager to whom the payment of your deposit should be directed.
  • Receiver’s Name: BRAULIO
  • Receiver’s Surname:  JARA QUISPE
  • Receiver’s Address: Suecia Street 368 (Plaza de Armas Cusco – Peru)
  • Receiver’s City: CUZCO
  • Receiver’s Country: Peru
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Receiver’s ID: 73540509
  • Phone numbers: mobile +51 943427160
(just in case, JARA is his paternal name and QUISPE is his maternal name)

THE FINAL PAYMENT

You can do your final payment, 15 days before your starting date of your tour, trek or program, you can use one of the 4 payment methods described above, also you can pay your final payment 5 days before your starting date here in Cusco, it can be in cash, credit or debit cards.Note: Once you paid the final payment of the total Price, if for some reason you decide to cancel you tour, trek or program, you will only be refunded 50 % of the final payment.

CANCELLATIONS

At any time, the customer / buyer may cancel the services requested or contracted without the right to any refund of the deposit made. The customer only has the right to reimbursement of 50 percent if he made the final payment of the total price. According to our experience a certain percentage of reservations are canceled by the client before starting the program due to unforeseen circumstances. The penalties for cancellations is detailed below.For the Inca Trail Classic: Due the regulations of the Inca Trail are very strict, if you or someone in your group wishes to cancel the Inca Trail reservation, you will haveto pay a penalty of 60% of the total price. For example the cost for the Inca Trail based in 2 people is 650 $ per person, so the 60% = 390 $ if you sent a deposit of 200 $ the penalty will be 390 $ – 200 = 190 $For the Inca Trail 2D/1N: Due the regulations of the Inca Trail are very strict, if you or someone in your group wishes to cancel the Inca Trail reservation, you will have to pay a penalty of 60% of the total price. For example the cost for the Inca Trail 2D/1N based in 2 people is 500 $ per person, so the 60% = 300 $ if you sent a deposit of 200 $ the penalty will be 300 $ – 200 = 100 $For Alternative Treks: If you or someone in your group wishes to cancel any alternative trek, you have to pay a penalty of 50% of the total price. For example the cost for the Salkantay Trek based in 2 people is 450 $ per person, so the 50% = 225 $ if you sent a deposit of 150 $ the penalty will be 225 $ – 150 = 75 $ For Peru Packages: If you or someone in your group wishes to cancel any Peru Package, you have to pay a penalty of 50% of the total price. For example if some Peru Package based in 2 people cost 1500 $ per person, so the 50% = 750 $ if you sent a deposit of 40% of the total price in this case will be 600 $ so the penalty will be 750 $ – 600 = 150 $ For any other Tour or Program: If you or someone in your group wishes to cancel any other tour or program, you have to pay a penalty of 50% of the total price. For example the Machu Picchu by Train 2D/1N based in 2 people cost 480 $ per person, so the 50% = 240 $ if you sent a deposit of 150 $ so the penalty will be 240 $ – 150 = 90 $ Note: you have until 15 days before the start date of your tour to make any type of cancellation mentioned above. after 15 days if you wish to make any type of cancellation of your tour you will have to pay the total price of the tour, trek or program booked and you have no right to any kind of refund. Also if someone in your group decide to cancel any tour or trek, he or her has to pay the total amount of the Price of the tour or Trek if not the other members of the group are obliged to pay the total price of the trek for the person who will cancel the tour or trek if the other members of the group wish to continue with the tour or trek. Otherwise the tour or trek will be cancelled.

FORCE MAJEURE

We will retain the full amount and Local Trekkers Peru are not responsible for failure to submit the customer on account of delay or cancellation of your flight. The company is not liable for damage to or loss of luggage, accidents, unforeseen expenses, and unavoidable delays, services provided by third parties or direct causes beyond our control. In the unfortunate event of no show due to unforeseen reasons, the company will provide a certificate to the client for processing with your insurance company. This is any event that Local Trekkers Peru cannot even with all care, foresee or avoid. This covers events such as war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, disease, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, fire or all similar events beyond our control. In this case, Local Trekkers Peru will not accept liability and reserves the right to change, postpone or even cancel trips (this is a last option of course!).

RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH OUR TOURS, TREKS OR PROGRAMS

By booking any of our tour, trek or program (Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Salkantay Trek, Ausangate Trek, Choquequirao Trek, Lares Trek, Manu Jungle Trips and more) you assume the risks associated with these tours, treks or programs, Local Trekkers Peru Company accepts no responsibility associated with the risks that these tours, walks or programs may have. (Accidents, strikes, earthquakes, climatic factors, safety conditions, political factors, denial of entry permits, health issues, among others) in addition, Local Trekkers Peru we exonerate ourselves from liability in relation to legal matters or other inconveniences in which the Custoomer may be involved, as well as personal expenses incurred by the passenger for this cause.

PRICES AND RATES

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RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CUSTOMER OR BUYER

Responsibilities and demonstrations of the Custoomer:
  • a) Verify that your passport has a minimum validity required for your trip according to the country of destination.
  • b) The Customer declares that he has no restriction on leaving the country for criminal offenses, as provided in Peruvians Laws.
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