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Considered to be the "sister" to Machu Picchu, this ancient ruin complex consists of palaces and temples on two levels, canals, aqueducts and systems of fountains.
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“llama terraces” (11 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
08003, Peru
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Choquequirao is worth every effort it takes to get to it. But get in shape first before you attempt it. We trained for this trek for about 6 month. The trek starts after the town of Chacora and you decend for about 11 km with...More

Thank Anja G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

long trip if you like trekking, the view its fantastic, also the old inca city its beautiful the guide told me probably more big of Macchu Picchu you need to visit. Remember its long walk

Thank jojolete10
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

With my friend we did this solo without guide. Here is how we did : Day before, get camping and cooking equipment if you don't have, possible to rent in Cusco (met people who did). By food for 4 days and snacks, a lot. Day...More

Thank Flouse2000
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Choquequirao was one of my highlights of my whole SA-trip! The way to get there is tough, the days hot, the ways steep, but it`s definetly worth it - only a handful of people are visiting it per day, and only about 30% is uncovered...More

2  Thank mhmhmh2017
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Trekking to Choqueguirao proved to be one of the most fascinating and impressive experiences.Even though it was a challenging trek, definitely a strenuous one it was well worth all the physical strain. I traveled with a guide that I had done the Salkantay trek in...More

1  Thank helenaolers
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Choquequirao is less visited compared to Machu Picchu but the it's at par in it's grandeur and beauty. It's a long and demanding hike, I booked mine via G Adventures but you can do this on your own- there were 2 French dudes that hiked...More

Thank Sony Touche S
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Thank you sth America especially our trek from Choquequirao to Machu Pichu ❤😍it has been exhilarating confronting raw beautiful landscapes n we have met so many wonderful salt of the earth gracious human beings with so little yet offered so much of thier warmth generosity...More

Thank rathisripathy
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Know as the second Machupicchu amazing landscape harder part is the second day but if you want you can hire a horse to carry your stuff

Thank Tourleaders P
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I had wanted to visit Machu Picchu for so long (45 years) that I was afraid it would be an anticlimax. So I decided to join a trek to Choquequirao - a place about which I knew only a little. We went with a guide...More

4  Thank wallabyjlw
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I visited Choquequirao on the trail to Machu Picchu. Choquequirao is special, for its remote location, few visitors, and spectacular setting and as an introduction to the Inca Empire. Its terraces are impressive for their location, scale and "llama" stonework. We liked Machu Picchu, but...More

2  Thank Dan R
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13 May 2017|
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Response from wallabyjlw | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We went with Bioandean expeditions. The guides, food & organisation was excellent, bearing in mind that you're not going for the 5star accomodations. They were a bit highly priced but it was an important part of the trip... More
Cecilia H
14 January 2017|
Response from peruinkasadventures |
hi cecilia how are you .. about the cable car project there is nothing yet we are doing the trek with mules horses it's a very lovely place
Ingrid D
12 January 2017|
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Response from Olivier C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, By guided, do you mean you hired mules and guide but planned your meals, tents, etc. or you booked a full tour with everything included? For the former, we payed $50 per day for the guide and $50 per mule.