Choquequirao

Choquequirao is a ruined Inca city in south Peru, similar in structure and architecture to Machu Picchu. The ruins are buildings and terraces at levels above and below Sunch’u Pata, the truncated hill top. The hilltop was anciently leveled and ringed with stones to create a 30 by 50 m platform. Choquequirao (3,050 m) is in the spurs of the Salkantay Mountain Range in the Province La Convención in the Cusco region above the valley of river Río Apurímac. The complex is 1,800 hectares, of which 30–40% is excavated. The site is reached by a two-day hike from outside Cusco

  • CHOQUEQUIRAO-5 DAYS

    The name Choquequiraw mean "Cradle of Gold"in Quechua. This site is another "lost City of the Incas". Rediscoverd in the later part of the 20th century, it is located high on a ridge almost 5,540 ft above the Apurimac river and surrounded by towering Salkantay and Humanty snow-capped peaks.

    The site was build during the Inca

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    The name Choquequiraw mean "Cradle of Gold"in Quechua. This site is another "lost City of the Incas". Rediscoverd in the later part of the 20th century, it is located high on a ridge almost 5,540 ft above the Apurimac river and surrounded by towering Salkantay and Humanty snow-capped peaks.

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