Choquequirao comes from the Quechua whose meaning is “cradle of gold”. This site is believed to be the last place inhabited by the Inca civilization.
Choquequirao is known as the sister of Machu Picchu, due to the similarity in their constructions. To get to this magical place you must hike for two days, ideal for lovers of mystery and hiking.
The Choquequirao Trek takes us to know Choquequirao Inca Site whose meaning in the Quechua language means (Cradle of Gold) is a partially discovered city that belongs to the Inca culture and is located in the south of Peru, exactly in the region of Cusco.
It has a surprising similarity in its structure and architecture to Machu Picchu and is known as the New Machu Picchu for being a large Inca city but still mostly covered in vegetation.
Choquequirao today receives far fewer tourists than Machu Picchu, but the archaeological site is no less charming and is a good alternative to the much-visited citadel of Machu Picchu.
Unlike Machupicchu, Choquequirao cannot be reached by train or bus. The only way to visit the site is to walk from the town of Cachora, about 4 hours by bus from Cusco.
This hike to Choquequirao lasts 04 or more days. This length of days is recommended for a good experience in Choquequirao that way you can visit the area with enough time.
Choquequirao is home to a diversity of animals and birds such as the condor, foxes, vizcachas, pumas, hummingbirds, spectacled bears and the cock of the rocks. In addition, you can find a variety of orchids on the way to Machu Picchu.
It is the highest mountain in Cuzco and the fifth highest in Peru. According to Inca mythology, this mountain and the nearby lakes such as Sibinacocha, it is said that the masculine energy that fertilizes mother earth Pachamama is born here.
The Chillca community made up of llamas and alpacas herders are the guardians of these pristine places, a unique environment.
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