Hello bloggers, today we are going to talk about the Trek Choquequirao to Machupicchu. Choquequirao is archaeological site, that is currently known as the (sister of Machupicchu) that is located in Cusco in Peru. Read more in the Blog !
Inevitably Choquequirao was called the Sister of Machu Picchu, many believe Choquequirao may have been the last refuge of the Incas, when the Spanish invasion occurred. Due to its location, in an isolated place, it is believed that the Incas retreated during the Spanish ascent. Choquequirao is an Inca archaeological site located deep in the Andes of Cusco, Peru.
In Quechua language means (golden cradle) is an Inca archaeological site located deep in the Andes of Cusco, Peru. Larger than Machu Picchu citadel, Choquequirao is ravaged practically over the deepest canyon of America.
Choquequirao is recognized as the sister of Machu Picchu. Both places have many similarities. However Choquequirao is one of the most remote Inca settlements in the Andes of Peru. And there are still many tourists who visit it, Choquequirao was a former Inca urban center. The North American explorer Hiram Bingham met, was in 1909, before arriving at Machu Picchu in Peru 1911).
Tourists do not arrive here with comfortable trains, but real adventurers who, after a 4-day trek, can experience the absolute silence of the mysterious ruins. Archaeologists estimate that only 50% of the city was excavated yet and its tourist potential is enormous.
So this trek, walk to Choquequirao ,every year that passes most famous stands, more people to do to know the historical past of the Incas Choquequirao in Peru, consist of buildings and terraces on different levels, from the lower level to the top, which was leveled and fenced with stones to form a platform.
The Sister of Machu Picchu sits on the Vilcanota mountain range in the Salkantay massif. Due to its difficult location currently, it is only possible to arrive with a walking route. The dry season, which is between April and October is the best time to go to Choquequirao in Peru.
Many tourists who visited Machupicchu in Cusco said that it is as incredible as Machupicchu. The best thing about this archaeological site, which is only accessible by foot, has no railroads or roads. So many tourists consider a trek to adventure and strong to do, an escape from routine, a challenge in itself, get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. So for lovers of adventure treks already know Choquequirao in Peru is a great option.
It is a trek that mixes camping and an incredible 4-day trek to this ancient Inca city, leaving from Cusco in Peru. Located on top of a green mountain on the border of the departments of Cusco and Apurimac, the Archeological Park of Choquequirao impressed by the majesty of the Inca architecture sidewalks, squares, offices, large walls with niches and other constructions.
The Choquequirao in Peru, can be attributed to the successors of Inca Pachacutec, between the 15th and 16th centuries. The place seems destined for public and ceremonial purposes, with worship of the Sun God, land, water, among others. It could also have been an entry point to the Vilcabamba área.
Nowadays many combine trek to Choquequirao with Machupicchu and If you have time to visit Choquequao in Peru with Machupicchu without a doubt is a great adventure, and those who have done this trek know what I am talking about.