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Choquequirao trek will be renovated for tourism

23 June 2015

The Association for the Conservation of the Amazon Basin (ACCA) and the Regional Government of Cusco (GRC) and sign an agreement for the management and conservation of the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, the same as is in the Cusco province of Anta.

Roberto Rojas, Manager of Natural Resources and Environment of the GRC, said that with this agreement a budget of S / is obtained. 500 thousand. He said that with this resource maintenance of roads, installation of planters, interpretation centers, implementation of park rangers will be financed.

The ruins of Choquequirao are majestic and many have compared to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu, Choquequirao (from the Quechua chuqi gold and k'iraw, cot, ie "cradle of gold"), are the ruins of an Inca citadel located between the foothills of Mount Salkantay, in the district of Santa Teresa in the province of La Convencion, Cusco region, south of Peru. The archaeological remains of Choquequirao are comprised of buildings and terraces on different levels, from the lowest level to the top Sunch'u Pata truncated highest, which was leveled and fenced with stones to form a platform with an approximate area of ​​150 square Metres.

This archaeological site receives about 50 000 visitors annually although to get to the place you have to walk four days a distance of 60 kilometers that this has.

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