TREK TO MACHU PICCHU DAY 1

Route: Cachora to Capuliyoc Pass down to Apurimac River Gorge, up other side to campground at Santa Rosa

We started out at our campground in Cachora 9,495,’ headed to the Capuliyoc lookout, descended steeply 4,000′ through a forest of differing vegetation to the Apurimac (“Oracle of the Gods” in the local Quechua language) River, back up the other side to our campground amid sugar cane fields in the small settlement of Santa Rosa ………… 6,602,’ a distance of 13 miles.

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