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Tour to Peru: Machu Picchu & Trekking to Choquequirao


This tour centres around Machu Picchu, the ‘Lost city of the Incas’ nestled in the Andes mountains. What is unique about this tour is the inclusion of Choquequirao; a second Incan ruined city we thought you must see! In order to build Choquequirao the Incan’s levelled the top of the Sunch’u Pata hill and built a platform ringed with stones making this city a fascinating site that many visitors miss!


  • A full tour of Cusco; the capitol of the Incan Empire
  • See Andean condors flying above the ruins of Choquequirao
  • Trek part the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  • Relax in one of Lima’s best Spa’s after a successfull adventure!


Day 01: Lima
Reception and assistance at the airport.  Private transport to hotel in Lima.

Day 02: Lima – Cusco
Private transport to the airport. Assistance to board plane towards Cusco.
Reception and private transport towards hotel.
Free morning to acclimatize to the altitude.
In the afternoon, city tour: Main Square, Churches, and archeological sites like Qenqo, Puca Pucará, Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman.
Included meals: Breakfast

Day 03: Cusco – Cachora – Beach – Rosalina
Departure from Cusco at 05.00 a.m. Private transport to Cachora. After preparing the equipment and the horses, the trekking will start. You will be able to see Padreyop mountain, which has an altitude of about 5,482m. The first day consists of a 3-hour walk, about 21.40km. from Cachora to Capuliyoq and a 4-hour downhill walk towards the camping, at about 1,580m of altitude.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Beach – Rosalina – Choquequirao
Early in the morning, at 6.00am, breakfast.  Departure towards the archaeological site of Choquequirao after a 6-hour walk.  You will see three levels of the excavated ruins: houses, terraces, among others. You will also be able to watch Condors, depending on the weather.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Choquequirao – Maizal
At approximately 7.00am, trekking towards Maizal along a path that goes by the Choquequirao, at 3.300m of altitude.  You will be able to see the slope of Apurimac. Immediately afterwards, you will walk downhill towards the archeological site of Pinchiunuyoq and Rio Blanco to have lunch.  In the afternoon, a 3-hour uphill walk towards Maizal.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Maizal – Yanama
Departure from the camping site at 7.00am to start a 4-hour uphill walk towards Yanama pass (4.500m of altitude). You will be able to see the amazing Choquetacarpu and Purinasillu mountains. After a recess, downhill walk towards Yanama (3.400m of altitude). Camping.
Day 07: Yanama – Plateriacahyoc – Qollpapampa
The trekking starts at 6.00am for 2.30 hours.  Uphill walk for 1 hour.  When passing by Yanama at 4.700m of altitude, you will be able to see the Salkantay and Hunantay mountains.  During the downhill walk the flora will change until you reach the camping site, where you will see a typical jungle forest. The climate is cold at night and warm at day.  These places are at 2900m of altitude.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Plateriachayoq – Aguas Calientes
Departure at 6am. The trekking will be easy, for it is a downhill walk by the left margin of river Santa Teresa in the middle of a sub-tropical jungle.  Once you reach the typical warm climate of the high jungle you will see the coffee plantations, native fruits; after a 3-hour walk. Arrival at Lucmabamba, where a car will take you to Santa Teresa in 40 minutes.  Then you will walk for 40 minutes until you reach La Oroya crossing the Vilcanota. Afterwards, another car will take to the hydroelectric, where you will have lunch. Then, you will board a train at 4.00pm for a 1-hour trip towards Aguas Calientes.  Overnight.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Machu Picchu – Cusco
Excursion to the lost city of Machu Picchu.  It will be a trip to the past, where beautiful landscapes and cultures manifest themselves by means of architecture, gastronomy, among others.
Time to visit the town of Aguas Calientes. Lunch included.
Return to hotel in Cusco.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10: Cusco – Lima
Private transport to the airport and assistance to board an airplane towards Lima.
Reception and assistance at the airport. Private transport to the hotel.
Visit to of Lima’s best Spas.
Farewell dinner.
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11: Lima
Private transport to the airport and assistance to board an airplane towards the country of origin.
Included meals: Breakfast


The program includes:

  • 2 nights at hotel in Lima
  • 2 nights at hotel in Cusco
  • 6 nights of camping
  • 10 breakfasts
  • 7 lunches
  • 7 dinners
  • Full logistic equipment (tents, mattresses, dinning tent, cooking tent)
  • Horses, to transport the food and the equipment
  • MPS Journey gift