Day 01: Cusco – Cachora – Cocamasana – Rosalina Beach
Pick up from the hotel at 5:00 AM and then head towards Cachora. Arriving at an approximate of 9.00am to the Town of Cachora. After breakfast we will pack our equipment on mules and horses and then start our trek. After 2 hours of walking we arrive at Capuliyoc (2915 masl) from where we will have a beautiful view like the peaks and snow-covered of Padrayoc, Wayna Cachora and the first opinions about the valley of Apurimac. Then we will descend towards coca Masana (2,330 masl) where the climate becomes noticeably warmer, the flora and fauna begins to change. Finally we will arrive at Rosalina Beach (1550 masl) located next to the Apurimac River where we will settle and camp for the night.
Day 02: Rosalina Beach – Choquequirao trek
This day is the hardest day of the 5 days. After a breakfast, quite early we started on a steep road for about 5 hours arriving at Raqaypata which is next to the Chunchullumayo river where we will have lunch. Throughout the walk we can see a variety of orchids, wild flowers as well as many birds. From Raqaypata to Choquequirao (3035 masl) we will walk approximately 2 hours until we reach the Inca archaeological site of Choquequirao and from there we will have the possibility of observing the entrance of the sun and the flight of the condor. Our camp will be outside the ruins.
Day 03: Choquequirao Trekking – Raqaypata
Today we will explore the ruins of Choquequirao trekking. Our guide will explain the history and the importance of the site. After that you will have a free time to visit different sectors of the archaeological complex. In the afternoon we will start our trek towards Raqaypata. Where we will settle and camp for the night.
Day 04: Raqaypata – Coca Masana
After breakfast we will continue our difficult journey back along a steep path to the Apurimac river where we will stop and have lunch. In the afternoon we will climb 4 hours approximately until we reach Coca Masana. Place where we will camp
Day 05: Coca Masana – Cachora – Cusco
This day after walking we can appreciate the ravine that forms the Apurimac River. Then we will take a new road that crosses the gorge of the ravine, from where we will have an impressive view from Wayna Qalli towards the ravine, considered the most spectacular in South America. Arriving in Cachora we will board our bus to return to the city of Cusco.