Salkantay Trek (5 Days)
A new and good alternative of trekking, for before the adventure and those people who did not find a place for the Inca Trail – classic of Machu Picchu. This alternative leads us to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu with landscapes between Lakeons, mountains like the skies of the Humantay and Salkantay, a route of our ancestors where we can appreciate a progression of the diverse ecological floors, crossing by mighty rivers, in the mountain range we visited Thermus-Natural Waters; entering the region of the eyebrow of forest of abundant tropical vegetation, appreciating flowers of different colours, birds like the Colibri and parrots of the humid forests. The last day of trekking very early we will visit the Lost City of Incas – Machu Picchu and that same day in the evening we return to Cusco.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 4x Breakfast
- 3x Dinner
- 4x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 4 nights
- Hotel Pickup with in the historical center of Cusco
- Ticket to enter Machu Picchu
- One night accommodation in hostal
- Transport - Cusco - Ollantaytambo - and back
- Tour guide
- Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
- Entry/Admission - Salcantay
- Entry/Admission - Colpapampa
- Entry/Admission - Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes)
- Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
What's excluded :
- Entrance fees to Waynapicchu. (Optional USD 30)
- Extra horse to ride or for any extra backpack
- Sleeping Bags
Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa
Stop At: Salcantay, 08680, Peru
Gathering of hotel (4: 30 a.m.), Beginning of our adventure, transports Cusco – Mollepata approximately Arriving at 9:00 a.m. Place of encounter with the carriers and cooks, after the breakfast we initiate the expedition in the direction of the camping of Soraypampa, impressive View of the great diversity of flora, fauna and of the one of the Sky of Umantay, it is a long walk of 6 hours approximately. Lunch, has dinner and camping in Soraypampa (3,400.m.a.s.l.)
Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight camping in Soraypampa
Day 2: Soraypampa – Colpapampa
Stop At: Colpapampa, 23350, Peru
After a consistent breakfast we initiate the long walk by a footpath of spectacular landscapes until arriving highest at the point of our long walk where we will cross a passage of 4600 m.a.s.l. Appreciating the mountain range of the Andes, the sky of Salkantay, after contemplating the beauty we will descend until arriving at the forest eyebrow and encamping. Our equipment of camping and foods will be transported by packhorses. Breakfast, lunch, have dinner and camping.
Duration: 9 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight camping in Colpapampa
Day 3: Colpapampa – Playa
Stop At: Salcantay, Calle Procuradores 388, Cusco 08002 Peru
After the breakfast we will follow our long walk until “Lluscamayu” place where we will have lunch, Then in ours trekking we will be able to appreciate the flora and fauna of this tropical region until arriving at the “Beach” where we will camp. Breakfast, lunch, have dinner and Camping.
Duration: 9 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight camping in Playa
Day 4: Playa – Aguas Calientes
Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
After the breakfast we continue with our long walk until the town of Santa Teresa, during the passage we will have the opportunity to observe the distant spot the lost city of the Machu Picchu Incas, then we will have a short long walk of one hour approximately in the direction of the basket crossing laughed Urubamba, then we will take a truck that will take us until Hydroelectric place of lunch and there we will wait for the train that will take us Population to the Aguas Calientes and spends the night. Breakfast, lunch, Lodging in Aguas Calientes.
Duration: 9 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in a comfortable hostal in Aguas Calientes
Day 5: Machu Picchu - Cusco
Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
After the breakfast we will take the bus for the City of Machu Picchu “Sacred Place” guided visit by 2 hours and average, then you will have a free time by 3 hours so that you can visit the Wayna Picchu. To Hours 14:00 Hrs. Return to Aguas Calientes, lunch (it does not include) and train of return Aguas Calientes – Cusco.
Duration: 9 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We will be picking you up from your hotel within the historic centre of Cusco. Please Note: This service doesn't include pick up in private residencies, example; Airbnb or hotels that are outside the historic centre.
Departure Time :5:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.