PLACE OF ORIGIN – LIMA
Arrival at scheduled time. Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
LIMA – CUSCO (CITY TOUR)
Transfer from hotel in Lima to the airport. Arrival in Cusco, transfer to the hotel and briefing. In the afternoon we will enjoy a walking City tour of Cusco.
SACRED VALLEY TOUR
After breakfast, pick up from the hotel and we will start the tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. In the afternoon we will go back to Cusco and transfer to the hotel.
O1 CUSCO – CACHORA
We will leave Cusco at 6:00 am for our 4 hour trip to Cachora. On our way we will pass Anta, historic place where the battle between Chankas and Incas for possession of the city of Cusco took place. We will continue our journey to Limatambo Valley and on the way we will appreciate the beauty of the great Apu Salkantay and Humantay.Once in Limatambo we can visit the archaeological complex of Tarawasi and after enjoy our breakfast. We will follow the signs to the Bridge Cunyac on the Apurimac River, the natural border between Cusco and Apurimac. Our last stop is the city of San Pedro de Cachora (9543ft) in the Apurimac region. Here we will leave our transportation for the next 4 days. After our lunch at Cachora, we will start our hike, leaving the town to the north, with an amazing view of the Snowy Padreyoq. We will climb through a forest of eucalyptus and refreshing native vegetation until we reach the observation post of Capuliyoq (9648ft). Finally we will camp in Chikisca (6023ft) where we will spend one warm night in the valley.
02 CHIKISKA – CHOQUEKIRAW
After a good breakfast, we will begin the descent to Playa Rosalina (5905ft), where we will register on a INC check point. Then we will cross the bridge over the Apurimac River and we will begin our uphill climb to Santa Rosa (6873ft), where we can take a refreshing break and buy water. We will continue ascending towards Marampata (9557ft). This place has bathrooms. The time from the Apurimac River to here is about 4 to 5 hours. The gradient ranged from almost flat to very steep. We will resume the path that starts flat but it has several ups and downs before reaching the INC camp in Choquequirao (9340ft). This camping s equipped with bathrooms and also has a cold shower. We will have lunch and our next activity will be to visit the Pacchayoq, located at the bottom of the complex. Terraces, water channels, the ceremonial rock and the Pacchay will involve us in a spectacular environment. Finally we will return to the camp, have dinner and we will go to sleep.
03 CHOQUEKIRAO – CHIKISKA
Today will be the day we walk most. We left the main sector of Choqekirau early in the morning to visit the Usnu, Priests House, Urin Sector, Llamachayoq, Hanan Sector and the viewpoint, and returning to the camp for lunch around noon. Then we will return by the same path to Chikisca, where we will have dinner and we will sleep.
04 CHIKISKA – CUSCO
We will leave our camp early to avoid the strong sun on our way up to Capuliyoq lookout. Then we will walk along the stretch plane through the eucalyptus trees, arriving in town in about 2.5 hours. We will have lunch and then we will go to Cusco at 20:00.
We will have the day free to perform various personal activities and visit different typical markets and museums in the city. At night we will attend a traditional dances show.
CUSCO – LIMA (CITY TOUR)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Domestic flight to Lima. Arrived in the capital and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon we will enjoy a city tour.
LIMA – PLACE OF DESTINATION
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport and flight back to place of origin.