Four things set Choquequirao apart from Machu Picchu:
1. It is more difficult to access
2. Because of #1 It is infinitely less crowded than Machu Picchu
3. Treks to Choquequirao are relatively new
4. It is 3X larger than Machu Picchu!
This trek will start with a hike to Choquequirao where you will be one of the first people to tour these ruins. From Choquequirao you will have 4 very difficult days of hiking through the Andes to Machu Picchu.
The hike will have extreme elevation changes. Upon completing the hike, you will spend the last night in Aguas Calientes, the quaint town below Machu Picchu. The last day you will tour the amazing Machu Picchu.