Choquequirao trek to Machu picchu 8 days

Choquequirao trek to Machu picchu

The ultimate adventure for altitude junkies with a love of history, this challenging 8-day journey snakes its way between the most incredible Inca sites in Peru. Conquer a mind-blowing trek to the mountaintop fortress of Choquequirao – free of tourist throngs – before continuing onto Santa Teresa, the backdoor to Machu Picchu. With guided tours of the Sacred Valley, Choquequirao and Machu Picchu, you'll gain a greater appreciation of the Inca Empire after the conquest by the Spanish. Manco Inca and his successors dominated the region of Vilcabamba. It included several centers, temples and settlements built to honor the last dynasty of the Incas as:

Choquequirao Trek 4 days

The Choquequirao trek is a truly spectacular trekking that plunges down into the Apurimac canyon and then up again to the fascinating archaeological site. While this is a tough trek, you are rewarded with spectacular views the whole way. The archaelogical complex of Choquequirao, perched on a steep ledge high above the Apurimac river is not as extensive as Machu Picchu, but probably more fascinating and much more remote. This is a very unique trail in the high Andes. This sanctuary was most likely built during the reign of the Inca king Pachacutec Inka Yupanqui and is considered to be the last bastion of resistance & refuge of the Sons of the Sun, who fled from the city of Cusco when it