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Salkantay Trek 5 Days to Machu Picchu

It is a different way to visit Machu Picchu because you will have spectacular panoramic views on different altitudinal floors, spend the nights in camp and walk the less crowded Inca trail.
Fully personalized and well-organized tour. The five days you will be escorted by a professional English speaking guide. The professional cook and the muleteers will be solely for your attention. The tour will start and end at your hotel in Cusco.

per adult from

$1,092

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • • Mobility. Cusco – Challakancha & Ollantaytambo - Cusco
    • • Professional guide, chef and assistant for a group more than 8 people
    • • Horses to transport the camping equipment
    • • Chairs and dining table
    • • 1 tent for 2 people plus mats
    • • Machu Picchu entrance ticket.
    • • One night accommodation in Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes)
    • • Return train ticket to Ollantaytambo (Expedition train)
    • Entry/Admission - Humantay Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Salkantay Trail
    • Entry/Admission - Llaqtapata
    What's excluded :
    • • Bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
    • • Sleeping bags (we can rent you)
    • • Travel insurance: it is recommended to take out travel insurance.
    • • Tips (optional)

  • Day 1: Cusco – Soraypampa – Laguna Humantay

    Stop At: Humantay Lake, Cusco 08002 Peru
    To start this fantastic 5-day hike. At 4:00 a.m., our staff will stop by your hotel in Cusco. Then, you will travel for 2 hours to the city of Mollepata, where you will have breakfast. Continue your trip to Challakancha, the starting point of the trek, where you will also meet the horses and muleteers who will be in charge of transporting the camping equipment.

    While walking, enjoy the spectacular views of the Andes mountain range. At noon, try the delights of our professional chef. In the afternoon, take a short hike to Humantay Lagoon (4200 meters / 13,780 feet), admire the beauty of the landscape and take great pictures.

    At 6:30 pm, dinner and overnight at the Soraypampa camp.

    • Altitude Soraypampa: 3880masl / 12730 feet
    • Walking time: between 7 hours
    • Hiking distance: 8 km /5 miles)
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    • Dinner: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    Accommodation included: overnight in campsite

    Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay Highest Pass – Chaullay

    Stop At: Salkantay Trail, Peru
    Today, you will dawn among the huge snow-capped mountains. At 5:40 am, have your breakfast and then start the uphill hike to the highest point of the classic Salkantay trek of 5 days to Machu Picchu. From Salkantay highest pass, you will admire the majesty of the Salkantay mountain (Apu = sacred mountain) and also visit the blue lagoon. Then start to descend to Wayracpunku and take a short break to enjoy the energetic lunch.
    After lunch, continue descending to the tropical forest, where you will appreciate the richness of the biodiversity (flora and fauna) and finally arrived at the Chaullay campsite.
    At 6:30 pm. Dinner and overnight in campsite tents.

    • Salkantay highest pass: 4620 meters / 15.157 feet
    • Walking time: 8 hour
    • Hiking distance: 16 km / 13.6 miles
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    • Lunch: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    • Dinner: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    Accommodation included: overnight in campsite

    Day 3: Chaullay - Sawayaco Beach – Llaqtapata.

    Stop At: Llaqtapata, Machu Picchu Peru
    After the delicious breakfast, start walking among the tropical forest, commonly referred to the as high jungle. This part of your adventure is considered one of the best sections because you can see varieties of wild and domestic vegetation such as orchids, begonias, coffee plantations, bananas, oranges and more.
    After 5-hour hiking, take your short time to have lunch in Playa Sahuayaco. Then continue on a beautiful original Inca trail ascending towards the Llaqtapata camp. It is the best camp of the classic Salkantay trek of 5 days because you will spend the night in front of the Inca city of Machu Picchu, you will appreciate the beautiful sunset and sunrise, without a doubt, you will have the beautiful panoramic views. If you love birds, mammals and orchids this is the best place to be with them.
    At night, they will make a bonfire with all the members of the expedition; if the night is starry, you will be able to see the Inca constellations.

    • Llaqtapata Altitude. 2480 meters / 9.317 feet
    • Walking time: 8 hours
    • Hiking distance: 16 km / 13.6 miles
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    • Lunch: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    • Dinner: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    Accommodation included: overnight in campsite

    Day 4: Llaqtapata - Hydroelectric - Machupicchu town (Aguas Calientes)

    Pass By: Aguas Calientes 08681, Peru
    This morning will be fantastic because you will have magical views of the first rays of the sun that will illuminate the top of the Huaynapicchu Mountain and the Inca city of Machu Picchu.
    After your energy breakfast, explore the archaeological site of the small Inca city of Llaqtapata. It is still covered in its 80% with vegetation and around it, you can observe the diversity of flora and fauna. If you are lucky, you can see the spectacled bear or the Andean bear.
    After all, begin to descend a zigzag path to the hydroelectric plant, where you will have your last lunch, and then you will say goodbye to the muleteers and cook.
    From the Hydroelectric Power Station you have two options to get to Machu Picchu Pueblo: the first option, to walk by the railroad for 3 hours (we do not recommend because there are many small stones in the route). The second option is to travel by train for around 48 minutes (train departure time 2:17 or 2:50 hours).
    Once you arrive at Machu Picchu Pueblo, settle into your hotel and at 6:30 pm enjoy your last dinner.

    • Altitude Machupicchu village: 2050 meters / 6724 feet
    • Walking time: 8 hours
    • Hiking distance: 16 km / 10 miles
    • Train from hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes (Optional)

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    • Lunch: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    • Dinner: Andean food prepared by our professional chef.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hatun Samay / Inka Tower, a 2-start hotel.

    Day 5: Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes) - Machu Picchu - Return to Cusco.

    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
    Today is such an important day because you will visit one of the 7 wonders of the world, Machu Picchu.
    Have your breakfast at the hotel and then go up to the Inca city of Machu Picchu for the assigned shift. You can go by bus (1 hour before) or walk (for 1 hour and a half). The guided tour inside the lost city of the Incas will last 2 and a half hours and if you have reserved the permit to climb the mountain Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu, after the excursion, you can climb on your own.
    After all, take the bus to the town of Aguas Calientes, have lunch on your own and then head towards the train station. Take your train back (at 6:20 p.m.) to Ollantaytambo. Upon arrival, our staff will be waiting to accompany you to the city of Cusco - Hotel.

    • Machupicchu Altitude: 2450 meters / 8038 feet
    • Walking time: 1 hour and a half
    • Distance of travel: 1.7 km / 1.1 mile
    • By bus: 25 minutes

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at your hotel.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    4:00 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
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Machupicchu andes tours

Activity ID: V-114459P4

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