explorandes-sustainable-tourism
Tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing industries and a major source of income for many countries around the world. However, if left unchecked, tourism development poses a risk to the biologically diverse natural habitats and indigenous cultures of a destination. Being aware of these impacts has led many tour operators, including Explorandes, to...
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[:en] Choquequirao is an Incan site located near the Salkantay in the spurs of the Vilcabamba mountain range in Santa Teresa district, La Convención Province of the Cusco Region. The region is characterized by mountain topography and covered with Amazonian flora and fauna of great diversity. Choquequirao is at an elevation of 3,050 m and has 1,800 hectares, of which only 30–40% is excavated. Choquequirao means “cradle...
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Choquequirao is an archaeological complex on the rise, every year attracting more tourists from around the world. For this reason and for its structural similarities, it’s being called the “new Machu Picchu.” It’s located at an elevation of 3,0ee m.a.s.l., north of the Apurimac River Valley. Learn more about this up-and-coming tourist attraction below. Meaning...
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classic choquequirao trek cusco
Buried in the jungles and misty cloud forests of the high Andes rests an ancient Inca citadel still sleepy with peaceful solitude and dripping with newfound discovery. Meaning ‘cradle of gold’ in Quechua, Choquequirao is a massive complex stretching across three hilltops and 12 sectors, much of it still to be unveiled from its centuries-old...
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things need know travel choquequirao
Choquequirao is a tourist destination as attractive as the better-known Machu Picchu, but far less explored. Considered the “Sacred Sister to Machu Picchu,” Choquequirao is an archaeological complex of buildings and terraces and a great destination for trekking enthusiasts. Before you make the trek to Choquequirao, here are some things you should know: Why is...
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