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On this exploration trek you will cross rivers, walk through the hight andean jungle and have the opportunity to see some amazing wildlife and plants. The trail offers breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains as you make your way up to Machu Picchu. Along the way, you can explore archaeological sites such as Choquequirao, which is an Incan citadel filled with terraces, plazas and other structures. As you get closer to Machu Picchu, you will be able to appreciate its majestic beauty from a different perspective. You will also have time for guided tours in Machu Picchu so that you can learn more about this incredible site. After being captivated by the ancient ruins, you can spend your last day in Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incan Empire. 

The Choquequirao to MachuPicchu Trek is a wonderful way to experience some of Peru’s most iconic places in one journey. It provides an opportunity to explore nature and culture.


  • Pre information    : 1 to 2 days before
  • Duration               : 7 Days/ 6 Nights
  • Tour type              : Camping, adventure,and culture.
  • Accommodation   : 5 Nights Camping /1 Night Hotel **
  • Meals                     : 6 (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Walking distance   : 67 km / 41.6 miles
  • Minimum height    : 1,550 metros/5,117 pies
  • Maximum height    : 4,130 metros / 13,546 pies
  • Temperature           : Minimum -5 °C (23 °F) / max. 26 °C (78.8 °F)
  • Physical difficulty   : Moderate, but challenging.

We know how important this vacation is for you, so we do not want you to have any doubts or lack anything during your trip to one of the wonders of the world. Therefore, the guide will meet at your hotel 1 to 2 days before, to give you prior and personalized information, but above all answer your service concerns


Early in the morning, after we pick you up from your hotel in Cusco we will travel in our private van for 3 ½ until the beginning of the CAPULIYOC hike (2,800 meters / 9,500 feet). Here we will meet our muleteers and mules; who will transport our staff during this adventure. After getting ready we will start with the adventure where we will basically start downhill to the Apurimac Valley for 2 hours until the viewpoint of Cocamasana, from where we will be able to see a nice view and feel the refreshing breeze. After 1 hour we will get to the lunch place, where our great chef with his skills will make a tasty first menu.

After 1 hour twenty we will arrive at ROSALINAS beach (1,550 m / 5,117 ft.). Then we will start the uphill journey through the endless zigzag path to the SANTA ROSA ALTA camp (2,300 meter /7,545 feet).

  • Meals: breakfast, snacks, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: camping facilities
  • Distance: 13 km /8 miles
  • Walking time: 7 to 8 hours
  • Temperature: minimum 5 ° C (41 ° F) / max. 26 ° C (78.8 ° F)
  • Physical difficulty: moderate challenging 4/5.


After a healthy breakfast, we will go to the citadel of CHOQUEQUIRAO (3,055 meters / 10,022 feet). First we will ascend through a zigzagging way to MARANPATA for about 2 ½ hours, from where we can see in the distance the first view of the citadel and the fascinating canyon surrounded by mountains and waterfalls.

Then we will continue along a steep, undulating trail through the rainforest for 2 hours to the camp site, located in the heart of the citadel.

After lunch we will go to explore the Main Square and head west and descend to the Llama platforms; they are works of great invoice that were designed in the terraces,  figures of llamas  that are distinguished in the platforms or terraces with lighter color figures; as if someone had painted them on the walls. They are located on the west of the citadel on the vertical slope of the canyon. And we will be delighted with the sunset, and with luck we will be able to observe the flight of the Condors who take advantage of the hot air to propel themselves upwards and continue their trajectory gliding through the Apurímac canyon.

  • Meals: breakfast, snacks, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: camping facilities
  • Distance: 12 km / 7.4 miles
  • Walking time: 6 to 7 hours
  • Temperature: minimum 5 ° C (41 ° F) / max. 26 ° C (78.8 ° F)
  • Physical difficulty: moderate 3/5.


We will wake up with a hot drink and after tasting a delicious breakfast we will return to the main square of CHOQUEQUIRAO and visit its sacred places with the first rays of the sun that dazzle its scenic charm.

Then we will continue uphill for 1 ½ hours, and then we will walk along a very narrow path around the pass of Choquequirao, then downhill through typical native trees we will reach the Rio Blanco (1,990 m / 6,527 ft.), where we will refresh ourselves with a bath of the water that comes from the glaciers and we will also taste a delicious lunch. And then we will begin to ascend a steep, demanding trail to our Maizal camp (3,000 meters / 9,842 feet).

We will enjoy incredible views, we will have dinner and we will spend the night over the highest high canyons in the area.

  • Meals: breakfast, snacks, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: camping facilities
  • Distance: 18 km / 11 miles
  • Walking time: 8 to 9 hours
  • Temperature: minimum 5 ° C (41 ° F) / max. 26 ° C (78.8 ° F)
  • Physical difficulty: moderate challenging 4/5.


In the morning after a big breakfast we will continue our climb along the path that raises through the cloud forest of native trees and before the pass it is the Victoria Mine, an old mine. After a break in the San Juan Pass (4,130 meters / 13,546 feet), we will descend to the charming Andean community of Yanama (4,100 meters / 13,541 feet)

  • Meals: breakfast, snacks, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: camping facilities
  • Distance: 14 km / 8.6 miles
  • Walking time: 7 to 8 hours
  • Temperature: Minimum -5 °C (23 °F) / max. 24 °C (76 °F).
  • Physical difficulty: challenging 5/5.


We will wake up with the air and oxygen typical of the Andes with a delicious breakfast and then after getting ready and organized we will board a local vehicle to go through the Andes and a lush vegetation typical of the cloud forest surrounded by beautiful waterfalls towards the town of Santa Teresa. At 10 minutes by transport you will find the largest and most crystalline baths of the Sacred Valley. We will take a bath in these thermo-medicinal waters. We will spend the night in the same town of Santa Teresa.

  • Meals: breakfast, snacks, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: camping facilities
  • Driving time: 2 ½ hours
  • Temperature: Minimum -5 °C (23 °F) / max. 26 ° C (78.8 ° F)


After a healthy breakfast, we take the transport for 40 minutes to the hydroelectric train station. From there we will continue a moderate walk on foot for 3 hours following the railway. On the way we will enjoy the exuberant vegetation of the tropical high forest and the formation of the Machupicchu and Huaynapicchu mountains until reaching the town of Aguas Calientes. After checking in at the hotel we will have the opportunity of exploring the city or relax at the hotel. We will have dinner in an elegant restaurant in the village.

Extra things to take advantage: If you are a lover of extreme adventure we recommend you to zip line, this extreme adrenaline activity has 05 lines of approximate 3 km in total, and 01 Tibetan bridge of 120 meters long. This activity can be done after breakfast, since you will only have a 3-hour walk. (Not included)

  • Meals: breakfast, snacks, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Distance: 10 km / 6.2 miles
  • Walking time: 3 hours
  • Temperature: Minimum -5 °C (23 °F) / max. 24 °C (76 °F).
  • Physical difficulty: easy 1/5.


What we were waiting for so long, Machupicchu! After an early breakfast at our hotel, we will take the early bus to Machu Picchu. Where you will have a guided tour of the most important places of 2 hours.

Then you will take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes to board the EXPEDICIÓN train service to the Ollantaytambo train station, where our private transport will wait for you to take you all the way to the city of Cusco.

The travel time from the town of Aguas Calientes to Cusco is about 4 hours.

  • Food: breakfast
  • Temperature: minimum 8 ° C (46.4 ° F) / max. 26 ° C (78.8 ° F)

Choquequirao to Machupicchu trek mapCHOQUEQUIRAO TO MACHUPICCHU TREK


  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation - start of the trek
  • Entrance ticket for the entire trek
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Hotel ** (6th night) in a double room
  • Bus service Aguas calientes - Machupicchu (round-trip)
  • Train service Expedition
  • Food:  6 (lunches, dinners and breakfasts)
  • Cold boiled water during the walk (after each meal). You will only bring the first day until lunch
  • Mattress (foam)
  • Camping tent (accommodation for 2 people)
  • Beasts of burden that will carry the equipment, food and your personal things of 8 kilos or 17.5 pounds
  • Transportation Ollantaytambo station - Cusco
  • Oxygen balloon
  • First aid kit


  • Entrance ticket to the Huaynapicchu
  • Entrance ticket to Machupicchu mountain
  • 1st day breakfast and Lunch on the last day
  • Sleeping bag (can rent from the company)
  • walking stick (can rent from the company)
  • Pillows
  • Gratitude
  • Original passport (the same one that you used to make the reservation)
  • Backpack (must be very comfortable to carry all your belongings during the day)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping Bag Liner
  • Silicone earplugs
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Extra Flip flops or river shoes
  • Rainwear or rain poncho
  • Outerwear for the nights like a jacket, scarf, gloves and a woolly cap
  • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses
  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Light clothing
  • Swimming suite
  • Trekking pants
  • Shirts or t-shirts (we recommend long sleeved) preferably quick-dry or regular cotton
  • Head lamp
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Quick-Drying Travel Towel
  • Personal medication
  • Walking stick with rubber bands on the tip
  • Reusable water bottle or CamelBak water bladder
  • Hand sanitizer gel
  • Toilet paper
  • Extra money

Note: You will have included transport of horse service for your personal belongings of 8 kg/17.6 pounds

Servicio Colectivo

$ 1000.00 USD por persona

Servicio Privado

  • 02 CAMINANTES: $ 1300.00 USD por persona
  • 03 CAMINANTES: $ 1200.00 USD por persona
  • 04 CAMINANTES: $ 1100.00 USD por persona
  • 05 CAMINANTES +: $ 1000.00 USD  


Students: $ 25.00 US

Applied for people who have valid UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD.

Under 17 years old: $ 25.00 US

Please send all the information to info@allynpachacusco.com


  • Huayna Picchu Mountain: US $ 85 per person
  • Machu Picchu Mountain: US $ 75 per person
  • Vistadome Train service (upgraded): $ 25 USD

Equipment rental

  • Walking stick (1 pair):   $ 20.00 USD
  • Sleeping bag:                $ 25.00 USD
  • Inflatable mattress:       $ 20.00 USD

Support staff service

  • Emergency Horseback riding:  $ 90.00 USD

Note: Remember that you will have included horse transportation of your personal belongings of 8 kg/17.6 pounds


Choquequirao to Machu Picchu

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Allyn Pacha Cusco