One of the most popular ways to get to Machu Picchu when visiting Peru is to arrange a trek that ends at the holy sanctuary of the Inca. The Classic Inca Trial to Machu Picchu is the most known and the most difficult to book due to the limited space and high demand. For those people looking for an epic journey, love visiting ancient ruins, there is no better trek than the adventure taking you from the last refuge of the Inca Choquequirao to Machu Picchu. Choquequirao is an Inca site that is seven times larger than the famous Machu Picchu, it is more secluded so that means less visitors, and the multiple day hike that takes you from Choquequirao to Machu Picchu is unmatched. This journey is truly unique and equally beautiful.
Taking the journey from Choquequirao to Machu Picchu is for the more experienced trekkers and hikers. There are three highly elevated mountain passes that you will have to cross over the course of seven to ten days. Choquequirao to Machu Picchu is a trek that usually takes a little over a week; however there are options to customize your journey depending on how much time you have here in Peru. The trek from Choquequirao to Machu Picchu is unlike any other journey in Peru. Your adventure will take you from the beautiful and secluded ancient ruins of Choquequirao to Machu Picchu passing through local communities, coffee and fruit plantations, as well as numerous other beautiful and virtually unknown Inca sites.
Choquequirao has only been partially excavated. This means that there is close to seventy percent of this site that has yet to be uncovered. When you arrive to Choquequirao you will feel like you have discovered this beautiful location yourself as there will be almost no one else on this megalithic site. The Choquequirao trek to Machu Picchu allows you to experience the last refuge of the Inca, as well as the holy sanctuary of the Inca. The two locations Choquequirao and Machu Picchu are considered sister sites and you will be able to notice many similarities between the two as well as many noticeable differences. From Choquequirao to Machu Picchu, you will not find a more satisfying trek in Peru. From the local communites, Andes Mountains and Inca ruins, this adventure covers all aspects of modern and ancient Peru. Trekking from Choquequirao to Machu Picchu with PERU PATH will make your time and experience here in Peru a memorable one, don´t hesitate to contact us with any questions or comments concerning dates and times that you would like to take your journey.