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hiking through nature in Pampachiri

hiking through nature in Pampachiri - Andahuaylas, Peru

Duration: 2 days
Location: Andahuaylas, Peru

From USD
$380.00

it is unique because you will experience a different type of hiking far away from scheduled. it let you imagine how the world works ... More info ›

it is unique because you will experience a different type of hiking far away from scheduled. it let you imagine how the world works.

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Day 1: nature views

Stop At: Bosque de piedras, Andahuaylas Peru
you will explore the unseen rock forest of pampachiri. a place where you can brief fresh air and see how shepherds take advantages of it to make their house.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: you will stay in a confortable lodge made specially for tourist

Day 2: taking a hot bath

Stop At: Banos Termales, Av pachacutec, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
after hiking in the nature you will have a hot bath where you can relax an have fun. then, walk around the chicha river an fishing in its calm water.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: you will stay in la masion casa hotel in andahuaylas

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Choquequirao Trek 4 days

Choquequirao Trek 4 days - Abancay, Peru

Duration: 4 days
Location: Abancay, Peru

From USD
$537.00

During this 4-day tour, we will have the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent ruins of the Inca city Choquequirao, which is known as "the hidden Machu Picchu". This historic place is located on the Apurímac River canyon, considered to be the one of the most spectacular in South America ... More info ›

During this 4-day tour, we will have the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent ruins of the Inca city Choquequirao, which is known as "the hidden Machu Picchu". This historic place is located on the Apurímac River canyon, considered to be the one of the most spectacular in South America. It is a 4-day experience that we will live with local guides eager to show us amazing landscapes. We will have unforgettable adventures through one of the less touristy trekking routes of the Andes, ending each day sleeping in campsites. If you want to live a different, more personal adventure, and explore one of the few that still remain "hidden" in tourism, the 4-day tour of Choquequirao is the best option for you - without a doubt.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco - Cachorra - Cocamasana- Rosalina Beach

Pass By: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
FIRST DAY:

Distance: Capulilloc - Rosalina beach 9Km

Initial altitude - Capuliyoc 2780m

Maximum altitude: Capulilloc 3030m

Camp altitude: Rosalina Beach 1540m

Difficulty: Moderate

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
They will pick us up at our hotel very early to will head to the town of Cachora, where we will have breakfast and distribute our luggage with our carriers to start the hike. We will only carry a backpack with what is necessary for the day.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Playa Rosalinda, Sendero a Choquequirao, 03110, Peru
After 2 hours of trekking, we will arrive at wonderful Capuliyoc, which is at an altitude of 2,910 meters. From here, the views of the Apuriac Valley, the snow-capped Padriyoc and Wayna Cachorra are truly awe-inspiring. We will begin the descent to Coca Masana where we will start to perceive how the climate, as well as the flora and fauna are changing. We will then reach Rosalina Beach, where we will spend the night.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camp

Day 2: Rosalina Beach - Choquequirao

Pass By: Playa Rosalinda, Sendero a Choquequirao, 03110, Peru
Distance: Playa Rosalina - Choquequirao 15Km

Initial altitude - Rosalina Beach 1540m

Maximum altitude: Choquequirao 3030m

Camp altitude: Choquequirao 3030m

Difficulty: higth

Stop At: Sendero a Choquequirao, Caserio Marampata 08710, Peru
Today we will get up early and have breakfast before starting our 5-hour ascent to Rayanpata. We will stop to eat lunch and rest by the Chunchullymayo river, and then continue our trek towards Choquequirao, where we will spend the night. During the 2 hours that this section takes, we will have the chance to observe a great variety of precious orchids and different species of birds flying around us. We will arrive to Choquequirao in time to see a magical sunset.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Choquequirao Camp

Day 3: Choquequirao - Rayampata - Chiquisca - Cocamasana

Pass By: Choquequirao, Peru
Distance: Choquequirao - Cocamasana 14Km

Initial altitude: Choquequirao 3030m

Maximum altitude: Choquequirao 3030m

Camp altitude: Cocamasana 2030m

Difficulty: High

Stop At: Choquequirao, Peru
After visiting the impressive archaeological ruins of the Inca city Choquequirao, we will continue the descent to the Apurimac river, where we will stop to eat lunch. Afterwards, we will continue with the trek by hiking a 4-hour ascent to the Coca Masana camp, where we will spend the night.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Coca Masana camp

Day 4: Cocamasana - Cachora - Cusco

Pass By: Cocamasana, Sendero a Choquequirao, 03110, Peru
Distance - Cocamasana - Capuliyoc 10Km.

Initial altitude - Cocamasana 2030m

Maximum altitude: Capuliyoc 2780m

Difficulty: Facil

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
Today is the last day of this 4 day trek, in which we will start seeing the stunning landscape that the Apurimac river canyon offers us, considered to be one of the most beautiful in South America. We will cross the canyon gorge and from there, we will enjoy incredible views of the Waynaqally. After letting ourselves be captivated by this unique scenery, we will arrive at the town of Cachora from which we will take a private transport that will bring us back to Cusco.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

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Small Group/Shared Guided Tour in Machu Picchu

Small Group/Shared Guided Tour in Machu Picchu - Machu Pikchu, Peru

Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
Location: Machu Pikchu, Peru

From USD
$30.00

This tour is designed for the traveler who does not have a lot of time but would like to get the most out of their visit to Machu Picchu. You can visit all the highlights of Machupicchu on a guided tour with a small GROUP (no more than 15 people) that will last about 2 1/2 - 3 hours including the travel time from the hotel in Aguas Calientes or the train station where your tour guide will be waiting for you ... More info ›

This tour is designed for the traveler who does not have a lot of time but would like to get the most out of their visit to Machu Picchu. You can visit all the highlights of Machupicchu on a guided tour with a small GROUP (no more than 15 people) that will last about 2 1/2 - 3 hours including the travel time from the hotel in Aguas Calientes or the train station where your tour guide will be waiting for you. This is a tour designed by us where you can visit the most important viewpoints, temples and palaces.

Please note:
- This GROUP tour is only provided in the MORNINGS, the latest you can arrive by train is 10:50 am
- You have to buy your Machupicchu entrance ticket for 11 am the latest
- You must send us the name of your hotel in Machupicchu, arrival train details and Entrance time for visiting Machupicchu

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru

- This GROUP tour is ONLY provided in the MORNINGS; the latest you can arrive by train is at 11:50 am.
- You have to buy in advance your bus and your Machupicchu entrance ticket for 11 am the latest

Visit the Temples of The Sun, The Main, The Condor, etc, the Palaces of the Inca, Princess, The Quarry, Intihuatana, etc

Duration: 2 hours

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5 DAY INCA TREK

5 DAY INCA TREK  - Andahuaylas Province, Peru

Duration: 4 days
Location: Andahuaylas Province, Peru

From USD
$1379.85

Venture on this incredible trip to the citadel of Machu Picchu, enjoy the most beautiful scenery and adrenaline to the fullest.

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Day 1: Mollepata to Soraypampa

Stop At: Mollepata, 03670, Peru
Early we will pick you up from your hotel in our private van and take you to Mollepata where you will start the Salkantay Trek and meet your chef and porters. You will follow the trail through some typical Andean villages called Cruzpata, Challacancha, and Soraypampa, you will be rewarded during the day by a delicious lunch ... More info ›

Venture on this incredible trip to the citadel of Machu Picchu, enjoy the most beautiful scenery and adrenaline to the fullest.

Itinerary

Day 1: Mollepata to Soraypampa

Stop At: Mollepata, 03670, Peru
Early we will pick you up from your hotel in our private van and take you to Mollepata where you will start the Salkantay Trek and meet your chef and porters. You will follow the trail through some typical Andean villages called Cruzpata, Challacancha, and Soraypampa, you will be rewarded during the day by a delicious lunch. After lunch, you will continue until you reach the Soraypampa Campsite, where you will have the rest of the day to relax. During the evening, the chef will prepare a delicious dinner for you.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Soraypampa to Challway

Stop At: Cusco 08007, Peru
Today, after an early breakfast and some coca tea, we will head from Soraypampa, and start the climb for about three hours to Salkantaycocha. You will then have lunch very close to the Salkantay Mountain and glaciers, giving you an amazing view. After lunch and a little rest, we continue to climb steeply towards the highest point of the trek, the Salkantay Pass (4,800m, 15744 ft). From here, we descend for 3 to 4 hours with outstanding views and a breathtaking landscape until we reach our destination in time for dinner.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Challway to Playa

Stop At: challway, 08710, Peru
After breakfast we will continue the Salkantay Trek downhill to Colcapampa Village, while enjoying increasingly abundant vegetation. We continue walking past some waterfalls until we arrive at Wiñaypocco to enjoy lunch. After lunch, we walk through the high jungle, enjoying the natural surrounding landscapes and beauty. This region is thought to have among the highest number of orchid species in the world. The afternoon follows a gentle descent to the small, high jungle village of La Playa where our campsite is located and dinner will be waiting for us.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: La Playa to MAchu Picchu

Stop At: Machu Picchu, 08680, Peru
Today you will climb for about three hours through the jungle before descending to the interesting, but largely covered ruins, of Llactapata. From here, we have our first view of Machu Picchu, in the saddle of the mountain opposite. We descend for two hours to the impressive Machu Picchu Hydroelectric System where we will have lunch. After lunch, we will walk for 2 ½ hours along the train tracks to arrive at the town of Aguas Calientes and to your hotel. Here, you can have a massage and relax your very tired muscles.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

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Choquequirao Trek 4 days - Semi-autonomy

Choquequirao Trek 4 days - Semi-autonomy - Abancay, Peru

Duration: 4 days
Location: Abancay, Peru

From USD
$135.00

The ruins of the Choquequirao are one of the most hidden and unreachable ruins of America. Ruins that are still a mystery for the contemporary history.As a semi-autonomous experience you won't carry on your camping equipment neither your food, you will meet local people and share meals with us, the food will be tasty and varied and you won't pay as much as for a guided tour with horses!

One of the most difficult treks of Peru is the trek to Choquequirao because it gives the possibility of discovering the Andes of Peru starting the trek at 2900 meters above sea level to descend to 1800 m and finally hiking up to 3100 m ... More info ›

The ruins of the Choquequirao are one of the most hidden and unreachable ruins of America. Ruins that are still a mystery for the contemporary history.As a semi-autonomous experience you won't carry on your camping equipment neither your food, you will meet local people and share meals with us, the food will be tasty and varied and you won't pay as much as for a guided tour with horses!

One of the most difficult treks of Peru is the trek to Choquequirao because it gives the possibility of discovering the Andes of Peru starting the trek at 2900 meters above sea level to descend to 1800 m and finally hiking up to 3100 m.

Itinerary

Day 1: Capuliyoc - Rosalina

Stop At: Choquequirao, Peru
You leave Cusco on your own: from the Central Terminal of buses, take one in direction of Abancay. Ask the driver to drop you in Ramal de Cachora. From there you can take a cab to Cachora and then walk to the starting point of the trek) or directly to Capuliyoc. You may leave around 6:30 am to be sure to reach Capuliyoc at midday.

When you arrive in Capuliyoc you will meet Gladys, our friend of this community. You will share the lunch together in her house before starting the trek.

The trek starts at 2900 masl, you will pass by the Mirador de Capuliyoc and start the descend to the river Apurimac on 1800 m where we will pass the first night in the camping of Playa Rosalina. Ask for the base camp of Ritisuyo, your tent with sleeping bags and mattress are waiting for you.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping place of Ritisuyo at Playa Rosalina

Day 2: Rosalina - Marampata

Stop At: Choquequirao, Peru
After a breakfast around 6 am in Rosalina you can begin the hike at 7 am before the sun begin to be strong. Walk from Rosalina to Marampata, around 5 hours. Arrival for lunch at Marampata, afternoon and dinner at Marampata. Night in the house of Victor and Maribel, the place is called Las Orquideas.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Homestay in Maribel and Victor's house

Day 3: Choquequirao ruines

Stop At: Ruinas de Choquequirao, Cachora Peru
The third is a long day. You will wake up early, have breakfast and walk 2 hours between Marampata and Choquequirao. Entry ticket of Choquequirao is not included. Lunch on site or Marampata (you will see it directly with Maribel). Full day exploring the ruins and then you will walk down from Choquequirao to Rosalina (watch out for the night). Dinner and overnight under tents in Rosalina in the same place than the first night.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping place of Ritisuyo in Playa Rosalina

Day 4: Playa Rosalina - Capuliyoc

Stop At: Choquequirao, Peru
The last day you will have breakfast at Playa Rosalina. After breakfast you hike to reach Capuliyoc and have lunch there with Gladys. You go back in Cusco or elsewhere by your own. There usually various van which drop their tourists in Capuliyoc and return empty to Cusco, you can bargain a price directly with the driver or do the same way as the one to go (colectivo + cab).
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

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TRAIL TO CHOQUEQUIRAO INCA REMAINS: 5D4N

TRAIL TO CHOQUEQUIRAO INCA REMAINS: 5D4N - Cachora, Peru

Duration: 5 days
Location: Cachora, Peru

From USD
$1250.00

Peruecoadventures and cultural trips specialize in adventure ecotourism. We practice sustainable tourism and social responsible tourism ... More info ›

Peruecoadventures and cultural trips specialize in adventure ecotourism. We practice sustainable tourism and social responsible tourism. We go with small groups to personalize our services, experiences and safety. We are ecological tour operations. We have the best tour guides with great knowledge and team work. We provide the best equipment and gear for each adventure and minimize the impact with what we utilize. As well the experience is unique, not many a people, go to isolate and remote places with less tourism. Historical and cultural tour guides will introduce you and provide with the other a great experience of life as well of the places with local Peruvian. Also historical naturalist tour guide and adventure tour guide all training in rescue courses and operations ,as well all train in the safety and rescue courses in Mountain, Rivers and jungles.so you will be with the great staff people and experience.

Visit: Choquequirao Wasi, Cachora 00031 Peru

Explore the different ecosystems and experience the biodiversity of one of the longest mountain range in the world.

Choquequirao is one of the largest of abandoned Inca cities.it was probably built by the Inca Tupac Yupanqui from 1471 to 1500 after his father Pachacutek.it was probably built as a political, social, military and religious retreat and center during the expansion of this Inca king and refuge of the last Incas. To reach it requires an extraordinary hike through the Andes in the Vilcabamba mountain range with the incredible Canyon view of a mighty river called Apurimac (one of the main heat water sources of the Amazon River

Difficulty of the trek: easy to moderate, good physical conditions.

Day 1: Distance: 10km- Altitude: 2915 to 1800 mts- hours 5-camping 1800mts.

Day 2: Distance: 14km- Altitude: 1800 to 3033 mts- hours 8-camping 3033mts.

Day 3: Distance: 5km-Altitude: 3033 to 3055mts-hours 7- camping 3033mts.

Day 4: Distance: 19km- Altitude: 3033 to 1800mts- hours 8-camping 1800 mts.

Day 5: Distance: 7km-Altitude: 1800 to 2415mts- hours 6-Cusco 3200mts.

Ecosystems: Scrub bush vegetation, Andean semi dry forest, cloud forest, inter Andean valleys. Grass land, alpine, glaciers.

Highlights: Some Inca remains. High biodiversity, flora, fauna. Ancient Inca road, sacred mountains, amazing landscape.

Climate: The temperature varies in between below cero 5ºC,morning ,night to 20ºC,middle day to 25ºC day. Mountain weather, sunny to cloudy, windy.

Duration: 8 hours

Visit: Choquequirao Wasi, Cachora 00031 Peru

DAY 1 – Trekking Cachora, Capulichayoc, Chikiska
We depart from Cusco early in the morning, crossing the mountains, driving for 4 hours into the department of Apurímac for about 153 kilometers. This area was a historical place for the Incas and Chancas nation. We will stop to enjoy and to photograph the awesome views of the mountain ranges Urubamaba in the east and the Vilcambamba mountain range in the north west, along the way. The town of Cachora, at 2900 meters, is the entrance of the Apurímac River Canyon, where we will make our preliminary preparations. After 30 minutes drive with incredible views of the snow-capped Padreyoc, 5771mts, and part of the Cordillera of Vilcabamba, we will arrive for lunch in Capulichayoc, at 2915 meters. During this stop we will see native tree called Capuli “Prunus Capuli”. Here we will enjoy another view of the sacred river Apurímac and the Inca remains of Choquequirao from across the canyon. From here we hike for about 5 hours down the gorge trough on a zigzag trail,stairs and gravel in moderate to difficult conditions.

The hike from Capulichayoc down to our camp at Chiquisca, 1800 meters, will be about 10 kilometers. During this descent down hill we will see part of the Inca militar staion on the left side of the canyon,probably used to control the canyon and the river from the Chancas nation,enemy of the incas in the apurímac region.Also see one ecosystem called the Andean semidry and dry forest and we may see some of scrub bush vegetation called Chilca “Bacharis Peruviana”, some Molle “Schinus Molle” and Tara “Caesalpina spinosa”. These trees are used for medicinal purposes in the area. There will be several opportunities to see bird life, perhaps hummingbirds and if we are lucky we will see the Andean Condor “Vulture Gryphus”, Black Chested Buzzard Eagles “Geranoaetus Melanoleucus” and Falcons flying above the canyon of the ApurImac River.

Duration: 8 hours

Visit: Choquequirao Wasi, Cachora 00031 Peru

DAY 2 – Chiquisca, Santarosa, Marampata,Choquequirao.
Today we’re off to an early start hiking up and out of the gorge of the Apurimac River. After a short hike down hill,about an hour we will arrive to Rosalina Beach at bottom of the Canyon, where we can enjoy an early bath in the river. Then we will hike for about 2 hours all the way up trough a zigzag trail on moderate to difficult conditions over gravel and dirt terrain then stop for a break in the village of Santa Rosa, at 2115 meters. We then continue upward trough the Andean dry forest where we will see several species of bromeliads and cactus called the Tree Cactus “Neoraimondia” , the Prickly Pear “Opuntia” and the Condon Columnar Cactus “Pilosocereus Tweedyanus”, also a tree from the acacia family called Willka “Acacia Macrocantha”. All of these trees have medicinal purposes and are considerd sacred by the native people. We will watch for hummingbird and several species of finches. After hiking upwards for 2 hours more, we will have lunch in a nice spot with beautiful views of the mountains and the cloud forest in the little village of Maranpata, at 2910 meters. In the afternoon we will hike for 2, hours more, through the cloud forest to our camp located near the siteoptional late afternoon hike to the site for sunset . On this trail we will see some tree species in the birch family called the Aliso “Alnus Jorullensis” and our national flower called Kantu “Cantua Buxifolia”. In Choquequirao, at 3033 meters we will have time enjoy the sunset and to explore.

Duration: 8 hours

Visit: Choquequirao Wasi, Cachora 00031 Peru

DAY 3 – Choquequirao
Early in the day we hike into the archaeological site of Choquequirao “Cradle of Gold” to catch the sunrise, if the weather is nice. The tour will take the rest of the day. There is much to see in this remarkable archaeological site. This site is thought to have been built by the last Incas of the Empire and to have been used as social, political and military center during the expansion. It was the last city refuge of the Incas and likely was a check-point at the entrance in to the Vilcabamba region. We will cover different sectors of the site and we will have a picnic lunch. Late afternoon we go back to our camp, close to the ruins.

Beautiful buildings were built at Choquequirao that were occupied by royalty, nobility and important people and their entourages. These were religious retreats, plazas, ceremonial places, astronomical observatories and they also served as military stations, store houses, granaries, and terraces for farming, all connected by Inca roads. Construction included existing rock, the small valley itself, and the mountain. Fine masonry and well carved, well-polished stonework, all assembled without mortar. The work was done by laborers from elsewhere who used ramps rollers, and manpower.

All these beautiful buildings were occupied by royalty, nobility and important people and their entourages. These were palaces, religious retreats, plazas, ceremonial places, astronomical observatories and they also served as military stations, store houses, granaries, and terraces for farming, all connected by Inca roads. Construction included existing rock, the small valley itself, and the mountain. Fine masonry and well carved, well-polished stonework, all assembled without mortar. The work was done by laborers from elsewhere who used ramps, rollers, and manpower.

Duration: 8 hours

Visit: Choquequirao Wasi, Cachora 00031 Peru

DAY 4 – Choquequirao, Marampata,Chiquiska
We’re up for sunrise and last views of the Inca remains. After breakfast we will continue hiking through the cloud forest for about 2 hours to Marampata, 2910 meters, and then down over gravel and dirt pathways to Santa Rosa, 2115 meters, where we will have a short break and some snacks. passing though different ecosystem like the cloud forest where we will have the chance to see some orchids, trees and some birds like tananger.sounds of the gray breasted mountain wren and the inka wren as well some fly catchers perching in the tree catching some insects.as well many orchids,ferns and different trees typical from thisecosystem.

Then we will continue in to the Andean semi dry forest and then in to the Andean dry forest with chances to see some native tress and birds In the afternoon we will continue to Rosalina Beach, 1550 meters, where we will have a nice bath in the Apurímac River, a late lunch and then continue up to camp at the town of Chiquiska, 1900 meters. The rest of the afternoon is free to relax.

Duration: 8 hours

Visit: Choquequirao Wasi, Cachora 00031 Peru

It’s another early morning and after breakfast we go up the trail in moderate to difficult conditions. Today we will be ascending the Apurímac Canyon through the Andean dry forest in to the Andean semidry forest. It will be dry and hot or maybe windy and cool on the summit. There will be great views of the Apuirimac Canyon and some opportunities to see Andean flora and fauna. We will stop for lunch in Capulichayoc, 2915mts.where we will have lunch late-afternoon we will arrive to Cusco.

Duration: 8 hours

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