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Choquequirao, Sacred Valley
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Visit the Incan site of Choquequirao, a terraced structure similar in architecture to the famed Machu Picchu. Hike through peaceful valleys filled with large agave plants and interesting wildlife, learn about the Incan culture and history, and observe the artworks left over by a long-gone civilization. The Incan settlement can only be reached by a 2-4 day trek from Cusco, but you can choose to hike here on your own or on an organized tour with a guide, mules, and a chef. Before you head to Cusco, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cusco tour planner, to make sure you see all that Cusco has to offer, including Choquequirao.
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  • 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...  more »
  • The hard way is part of the magic of the visit, a beautiful place to learn and enjoy. Away from the massive and close to nature
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  • Who miss out on the ruins of Choquequirao is fault. It is a long, laborious and steep path and precisely for this reason it is here above alone. Not a soul on the pictures, no queuing and simply a stunner.
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