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Choquequirao to Machu Picchu Trekking

12 days, from 14690 SEK
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The ultimate adventure for altitude junkies with a love of history, this challenging 12-day journey snakes its way between the most incredible Inca sites in Peru. Conquer a mind-blowing trek to the mountaintop fortress of Choquequirao — free of tourist throngs — before continuing onto Santa Teresa, the backdoor to Machu Picchu. With guided tours of the Sacred Valley, Choquequirao and Machu Picchu, you’ll gain a greater appreciation of the Inca Empire. And because we operate our own treks in this region, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Cusco to Cusco
  • Travel style: Active
  • Physical rating: 5
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, Avg 8

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (4 nts), camping (7 nts).
  • Transport: Private van, hiking, train.
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Team leader: G Adventures Representative in Cusco, specialist Choquequirao CEO on hike.


The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Trek the strikingly beautiful Andes, Explore the fortress of Choquequirao, discover the spectacular Inca ruins of Machu Picchu

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Cusco
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Cusco
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar) before returning to Cusco for the night. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 3 Cusco/Choquequirao Trek
Transfer to Cachora and embark on the hike to the lost Incan city of Choquequirao. Surrounded by breathtaking views of the Apurimac River and sweeping mountain scenery at every turn. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 4 Choquequirao Trek
Continue trekking through the Apurimac River canyon on the way to Marampata. Keep your eyes open for condors as you make your way up into the cloud forest to Choquequirao, where you'll camp for the night. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 5 Choquequirao Trek
Explore the ancient ruins of Choquequirao, comparable only to Machu Picchu in its beauty, grandeur and architectural accomplishment. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 6 Choquequirao Trek
Continue trekking past Choquequirao with the team of guides, herdsman, and cooks through the Andes following Inca pathways. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7 Choquequirao Trek
Continue upwards through the jungle towards the ancient Victoria Mines and visit the Coryhuayrachina ruins along the way. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 8 Choquequirao Trek
Before descending to Totora, enjoy the snow-capped mountains that surround the area. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 9 Choquequirao Trek
Follow the trail down the slope of the Andes to the sub-tropical valley, camp for the night at La Playa. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 10 Choquequirao Trek
Head out on the last portion of the hike to Hidroelectrica train station and transfer by train to Aguas Calientes for the night. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 11 Machu Picchu/Cusco
Enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu and opt to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Cusco
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Dates & Prices
Sep 15
15 Sep 2019 26 Sep 2019
12 days
1 left
14690 SEK
  • Departs from Cusco
  • Ends in Cusco
Price per person 14690 SEK
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