Choqolaqa Stone Forest

Full Day


START: 02:00 a.m.

RETURN: 21:00 p.m.


  • Warm clothes.
  • Sneakers.
  • Hat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sun block.
  • Little luggage.
  • Bathing clothes for thermal baths.


  • How far away is Choqolaqa from Arequipa?

The Colca Valley is located from the city of Arequipa; it takes about 6 hours to reach the town of Tisco in the district of Caylloma.

  • What is the best season to visit the Choqolaqa Stone Forest?

You can visit the Choqolaqa Stone Forest all year round, however, the best time to visit is between April and November since the rainy season is ending and allows a good transit to the place.

  • At what altitude is Choqolaqa located?

The stone forest of Choqolaqa is located at 5200 m.a.s.l., it is the highest point of the whole trail. And the town of Chivay is at an altitude of 3635 meters above sea level.

  • Can I pay with credit card in the Colca Valley – Choqolaqa?

It is advisable to carry cash since not all establishments offer this service.

  • How long does it take to get to the stone forest?

The transportation leaves us at a point where we begin a hike of approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes uphill to reach the main attraction. When you arrive at the attraction you will be able to take many pictures and appreciate this magnificent place.

  • Is it advisable to do this tour with seniors and children?

It is not recommended for older adults and in the case of minors can opt for this service from 12 years old as long as they have a good physical condition. Choqolaqa is located at more than 5200 meters above sea level.

  • Do I have to pay to enter the Bosque de Piedras?

Yes, the payment is made directly at the place.

  • Choqolaqa S/8.00.
  • Thermal Baths S/5.00.
It includes
Pick up from your Hotel (historic center).
Certified guide.
First aid kit.
Touristic Mobility.
Does not include

From: S/. 150

Per person

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