Day 1: Cusco – Cachora – Cocamasana – Playa Rosalina
mollepataWe will leave from Cusco approximately at 5:30 am. Our first day starts out from the village of Cachora, here we meet our horsemen and the mules to arrange all the equipment during the trek, and then we continue our journey for two hours to the pass of Capuliyoc (2800m/9186f). The trek offers a beautiful view of the mythical mountain Padriyoc, and wayna cachora of the deep canyon and of the river Apurímac, meaning “speaking river”then we will descend towards Coca Masana 2335m. Where the climate becomes noticeably warmer and the flora and fauna begin to change. Finally we will arrive at Playa Rosalina at 1540m. Overnight camp.
Day 2: Playa Rosalina – Choquequirao
choquequiraoAfter breakfast we will climb a steep trail, a 5 hours hike to Rayanpata beside the Chunchullymayu River where we will take our lunch and a good rest. Along the way you will observe many orchids and wild flowers as well as many types of birds from Rayanpata to Choquequirao (3033m/9951f). There is a two hours hike. Arriving at the archaeological site of Choquequirao in time to enjoy the sunset campsite overnight.
Day 3: Choquequirao – Rayanpata – Capuliyoc
At sunrise, after breakfast and we will visit the archeological site of Choquequirao. By now, only 30% has been exposed. The guide will explain the history and importance of the site. After you will have free time to visit some sectors of the complex. Then we start the return trek and camp in Capuliyoc.
Day 04: Capuliyoc – Cachora – Cusco
cachoraThis is the last day of trekking. We will appreciate the canyon that forms the Apurimac River (God talker) then we will take a trail that crosses the throat of the canyon, with an impressive view of Waynaqalli towards the canyon, considered the most spectacular in South America. Finally we will be in Cachora and return to Cusco by bus.