2 Pax - $2,500
3 Pax - $1800
4 Pax - $1,750
5 Pax - $1,690
6 Pax - $1,480
CHOQUEQUIRAO TO VITCOS, VILCABAMBA 8D/7N
This is a wonderful route to really immerse yourself in the breath-taking scenery and challenging terrain of the Andes. Off the beaten track, you’ll face a demanding trek with all the rewards you would anticipate; incredible snow-capped mountain ranges, high passes, ancient archaeological sites, blue lagoons and a fabulous sense of accomplishment. Do not underestimate this route, this is a trekkers trek!
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
DAY 1 - DRIVE TO CACHORA AND TREK TO CHIQUISCA
DAY 2 - CHIQUISCA TO CHOQUEQUIRAO
DAY 3 - CHOQUEQUIRAO CAMPSITE TO CHOQUEQUIRAO CITADEL
DAY 4 - CHOQUEQUIRAO TO MAIZAL
DAY 5 - MAIZAL TO YANAMA
DAY 6 - YANAMA TO QUELLQA MACHAY
DAY 7 - QUELLQA MACHAY TO HUANCACALLE
Another long distance day. Hopefully a beautiful clear morning awaits us with splendid views of the Andes, what a way to greet the day! We’ll breakfast and set out to conquer the highest pass of our trek the almighty Apu Choquecatarpo. Climbing to 4600masl we will really feel the altitude, we will set our own pace and enjoy the sensation of remote trekking; the serenity of nature and wide-open space. On descent to Huancacalle we’ll pass by beautiful lagoons where we can take a break and marvel at our location. On reaching Huancacalle we have dropped to a much more manageable 2900masl and this is our camping ground. We head to camp where our trek team will have set up our tents, for the last time, and created a delicious dinner. We’ve reached our destination, tomorrow we explore the remarkable ruins of Vitcos.
DAY 8 - HUANCACALLE TO VITCOS TO ABRA DE MALAGA TO CUSCO
After two considerably tough trek days we can allow ourselves a more relaxed wake up, heading out we will spend the morning at the ruins. Here we have a trek loop to see the fabulously unique and historically thought-provoking White Rock or Ñusta Hispana at the Vitcos Inca site, considered to be the last stronghold of the Incas.
The sights were unforgettable. Incredible microclimates with endless kinds of flora and fauna, butterflies, waterfalls, wild strawberries, racing clouds, tree canopies. Thousands of years old aqueducts and. ancient Incan ruins, meeting local people along the way. We were awed by the numerous valleys, towering mountain ranges, glaciers, and our summit views. On our 1st night of camp, our bright view of the milky-way galaxy was incredible. We loved touring the coffee plantation, zip-lining and very much enjoyed the hot springs on our 3rd day. Our camping tents were perfectly comfortable. Our train ride on Peru Rail and accommodations in Cola de Mono and Aguas Calientes were also very nice. Machu Picchu and its history was unreal and climbing Huayna Picchu was totally worth it!
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
Breakfast on the first morning.
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