Choquequirao Trek Responsible Tourism
Choquequirao Trek: The Ultimate Responsible Travel Experience
Embark on the Choquequirao Trek and immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and diverse religious traditions. We are dedicated to providing trekkers worldwide with an exceptional journey, offering a range of trekking options suited to your preferences and available time.
Our commitment to responsible tourism goes beyond preserving wildlife and natural habitats. We believe in creating better living conditions for local communities and enhancing the overall travel experience. Transparency and evidence-based practices are at the core of our approach, ensuring that the benefits of tourism reach the people and places that need it most.
By choosing our Choquequirao Trek Responsible Tourism, you contribute to the well-being of local communities without compromising the environment or their unique cultural heritage. Through increased income from tourism, these communities can improve education, nutrition, and access to medical care. Our aim is to uplift the entire community, allowing everyone to thrive instead of benefiting only a few.
As responsible travelers, you can make a difference in the lives of Peru’s mountain communities. Follow our guidelines for low-impact, culturally sensitive, and environmentally friendly travel. Join us on the Choquequirao Trek and be part of a transformative journey that leaves a positive impact on both the destination and the people who call it home.
LEARN ABOUT PERU
- To get the most out of a trip, seek out a lot of information, not just the obvious sources like guidebooks. Try reading some classic and contemporary literatures of the country.
- Try to check out the behavior and dress codes that will be expected of you. Visiting religious sites, markets or rural communities looking as though you forgot to get dressed that morning is probably not a good idea! Swimwear and revealing shorts and T-shirts are often only appropriate on the beach.
- One of the major impacts holidays and travels have a destination which is economic; it can be a vital source of income for many. If you want to make sure, you bring some economic benefit; find out whether there are any community or locally run/owned businesses to use in the places you are visiting.
- Learn a few phrases in Spanish before you travel to Peru.
CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK RESPONSIBLE TOURISM
Join the responsible tourism movement by embarking on the Choquequirao Trek, a legally sanctioned route to Machu Picchu in Peru. Remember that trekking independently is not permitted by law, so ensure you engage the services of a Trekking Agency authorized to employ staff for foreign trekkers. Avoid hiring staff or “independent guides” through hotels unless they hold a Trekking Agent license or provide this service via an affiliated Trekking Agent.
During your journey along the Classic Choquequirao Trek, please practice proper waste disposal by carrying all your trash, including bottles and cans, from consumed goods in restaurants to the nearest accessible road for disposal. Take notice of the pollution and inadequate trash management in the villages along the route, which include garbage-filled rivers and piles of discarded beer bottles. Choquequirao in Peru is grappling with the challenges of rapid Westernization and waste management. Let’s do our part and minimize contributing to this problem.
Finally, after completing the Classic Choquequirao Trek, you have the option to donate your clothes to the dedicated porters who have assisted you throughout your adventure. Together, let’s make the Choquequirao Trek an unforgettable and sustainable experience.
MINIMIZE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
Choquequirao Trek allows you to experience the wonders of rainforests, mountain trekking, and remote desert regions. However, it is crucial to minimize your environmental impact during these adventures to avoid any potential damage.
While traveling in Peru, where recycling is limited, opt for drinks in glass bottles as they can be reused, reducing waste.
When camping, make sure to use only biodegradable soaps and shampoos. However, avoid using them directly in the water, as they won’t decompose and may harm the environment.