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Expedition to Choquequirao 5D / 4N

Day 1: Cusco - Cachora - Rosalina:

Departure from Cusco toward Cachora, passing by the localities of Izcuchaca until arriving to the Archaeological Complex of Tarawasi and Saywite. After we will enter and have breakfast in Cachora. After the breakfast; along with our equipment loaded in mules and horses we will begin the ascent toward a viewpoint in Wayna Qalli Grande, from where we can appreciate a part of the archaeological complex of Choquequirao in addition to a beautiful view of the snowed peaks of Vilcabamba: Padrayoc and Wayna Cachora. After we will descend toward Capuliyuc, Cuca Masana, where the flora and fauna begin to change, until arriving to Rosalina beach (1550 m.a.s.l) with a length from 21 km Camping. Feeding: Lunch and has dinner.

Day 2: Rosalina - Santa Rosa - Marampata - Choquequirao:

After the breakfast we will trek toward the distillery of local sugar cane licor called Santa Rosa. This second day of trekking is considered like the most hard, due to the ascent very early toward the mountains of Cusco side, with direction toward Marampata. In the route we will observe orchids and violets, and if the luck accompanies to us we will be able to appreciate fauna like deers, anteater and a diversity of birds and insects. We will continue toward Raqaypata where orchids are appraised, mainly in the borders of the Chunchullmayo river.

We will arrive to Choquequirao and visit this complex in its eight sectors; between barns, enclosures, religious areas and terraces. Lunch. We will visit the majestic place where we will observe the excavations where they are houses, terraces, irrigation channels of this Inka city, also ruins in excavation process, finally unexplored areas that means that this could be the last Inka refuge. Approximately at 3:00 p.m. depending on the weather we will be able to see the flying condors. Camping at Raqaypata - Choquequiraw (2.910 m.a.s.l.).
Feeding: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 3: Choquequirao:

Guided visit to all the archaeological Complex of Choquequirao.
Full day visiting the ruins, excavated zones, platforms in excavation and sectors of platforms.
Observation of the flight of the condors.
Feeding: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4: Choquequirao - Chiquisca:

After the breakfast, we will enjoy some time to visit Choquequirao for a last time. Later we will descend by the same route toward Chiquisca. In the route we will again observe the Apurimac canyon. In this point we will be able to appreciate the flying condors, the forest with a variety of flowers and orchids. Lunch at Rosalina beach and camping in CHIQUISQA.
Feeding: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5: Chiquisca - Wayma Qalli - Cachora - Sayhuite - Cusco:

After the breakfast in Chiquisca we will start the ascent toward the viewpoint of Wayna Qalli. From this viewpoint we will appreciate the Apurímac river canyon, considered like the most spectacular in South America.

Arrival to Cachora where we will waited to be returned toward Cusco. In the route to Cusco we will visit Sayhuite and the thermal baths of Cconoc. Arrival to Cusco and transfer to the hotel.

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