choquequirao trek map by bmqtravel

Choquequirao Trek Map and Elevation Map

Choquequirao Trek Map and Elevation Map gives you an idea of what to expect from one of the most challenging treks around Cusco and Machu Picchu.

In a nutshell

Town (Distance)

Distance (miles)

Elevation (masl)

Elevation (fasl)

Cachora Town (start)

 

2,600

8,530

Colmena (Km 6)

3.8

2,900

9,514

Huancacalle (Km 11)

6.8

2,810

9,219

Capuliyoc (Km 12)

7.5

2,945

9,662

Cocamasana (Km 14)

8.7

2,500

8,202

Chiquiska (Km 18)

11.2

1,950

6,398

Rosalina Beach (Km 20)

12.4

1,550

5,085

Santa Rosa (Km 25)

15.5

2,150

7,054

Marampata (Km 28)

17.4

2,800

9,186

Choquequirao (Km 32)

19.9

3,000

9,843

Return the same way

   

Choquequirao Trek Map

The trekking route for this site is fairly straightforward since we have to follow the main path. We begin from Cachora Town and head for Chiquiska Village where we will set up camp for the first night. The second day begins with a slight downhill hike to Rosalina Beach. From there, we pass the bridge over the Apurimac River to cross to the other side of the Canyon where a steep uphill hike awaits us. We continue the hike until we reach the Choquequirao Campsite. Have a full or half day at Choquequirao Site and then head back to Chiquiska Village and then back to Cachora Town.

choquequirao trek map by bmqtravel

Choquequirao Elevation Map

Although it doesn’t have high mountain passes, its path has two very challenging points: going down and back up the Apurimac Canyon to reach the site. As you can see from the elevation map image, the lowest point of the hike is in Rosalina Beach. This beach is next to the Apurimac River at the bottom of the Apurimac Canyon.

Since this trek begins and ends in Cachora Town, the hike up and down the Apurimac Canyon is done on the way to the site and on the way back to Cachora Village.

Click here to read our review on: Choquequirao Trek Difficulty and Distance

Choquequirao is an Inca Fortress located a few hours away from Cusco (click to read: Where is Choquequirao).

choquequirao trek from cachora elevation map no mountain pass-2

Where next?

Click here to view our: Ranking of Treks in Peru by Difficulty to see which one fits according to your needs and experience.

Interested in booking a Tour to Choquequirao? Click here to learn more about our: 5 Day Trek to Choquequirao (Private Tour)

Click here to learn about all our: Alternative Treks around Cusco Tours

Click here to learn more about our: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Trek Tours or Click here to learn about our recommended tour: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 days (1 day hike)

Click here to lear more about our Multi-Day Adventure Tours around Peru.

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Peru Tourism related links

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  • MTC – Ministry of Transport and Communications (Peru)
  • Mincetur – Ministry of Tourism and Exports
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