5 Day Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu In Cusco

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Have you missed out on doing the Inca Trail? Do not miss out on any adventures! Enjoy Machu Picchu from the different perspectives of valleys, grasslands, glaciers, cloud forests and jungles. There are also excellent hot springs at the end of your trek!
DURATION
5 Day
FREQUENCY
EVERYDAY
SEASON
All year round
INCLUDED
- Bilingual professional guide.
- Assistant guide.
- Pick up from the hotel.
- Return transportation (bus at the beginning of the trail and tourist train back to Ollantaytambo).
- Entrance to Machu Picchu.
- 1 bus ticket to Machu Picchu
- 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 afternoon snacks (hot drinks, biscuits and popcorn) and 3 dinners (breakfast on the first day and dinner and lunch in Aguas Calientes not included).
- Dining Tent With Tables And Chairs
- 4-Man Tent (Per 2 People)
- Foam Sleeping Mattress.
- First Aid Kit
- Gentlemen and mules (they carry kitchen equipment and camping and up to 5 kilos of tourist belongings)
- 1 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
- Extra oxygen.
- First aid kit.
- Spare blanket per store.
NOT INCLUDED
- International and domestic flights
- Airport departure taxes or visa fees
- Excess baggage charges
- Additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
- Insurance of any kind
- Laundry
- Phone calls
- Radio calls or messages
DIFFICULTY
Medium
WHAT TO BRING?
- Cap.
- Wool hat.
- Handkerchief.
- Wool gloves.
- Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
- Footwear
- Roll of toilet paper.
- Sunglasses
- Sunscreen
- Extra money
DESTINATIONS
Cusco (PE)
OTHERS
IMPORTANT: For Shared Services, Check Departure Dates Before Booking

Details of this Activity

Day 1: Cusco - Mollepata – Soraypampa

After hotel pickup, you will travel by bus to Mollepata. From there, you'll hike for 3 hours to Cruzpata, where you have lunch with panoramic views of the beautiful snow-capped mountains of Humantay (4,120m/13500feet) and Salkantay (6,271m/20,575feet). Then continue heading towards the first campsite, Soraypampa, admiring the views on the way.

 

Day 2: Salkantay

After breakfast, begin hiking to the highest pass of the trek. It is located at 4,650 meters (15,200 feet) and halfway between two huge mountains; Salkantay on the right and Tucarhuay on the left. From here, take in views of the two snow-capped mountains. Then, continue downhill through a dramatic cloud forest towards Huayracpunku, also known as Huayracmachay. Have lunch and then hike for about 3 hours towards the jungle to reach the second campsite, Colcapampa (3,000meters/9,800feet). 

 

Day 3: Cloud Forest - Hot Springs

After breakfast, start hiking through the upper jungle and cross the Lluskamayo River through small brooks and creeks. Set up camp in the warm climate of La Playa (2,500meters/8,202feet). Rest and then head to the hot springs to enjoy a well-deserved bath in soothing waters.

 

Day 4: Llactapata - Puente Ruinas

After breakfast, hike up for 3 hours to Llactapata. Take photos and rest and continue for 2 hours downhill passing coca and banana plantations. Reach the Hydroelectric dam for lunch and hike for 2 hours more to reach Aguas Calientes, where you will spend the night. Optional: In Aguas Calientes, you can take advantage of the hot springs in the town.

 

Day 5: Machu Picchu

Enjoy breakfast and then take a bus to Machu Picchu at approximately 5:30am. See the magnificent city as the sun rises. Then, enjoy a 2-hour guided, walking tour and spend time exploring the city on your own. If you wish, you can climb Huayna Picchu mountain which takes 45 minutes to reach the top. This is an extra walk; so please talk to your guide for arrangements to climb this mountain. Afterwards, meet your guide in Aguas Calientes (which can be reached by bus or on foot) to have lunch and get your train tickets back to Cusco. Train included is the Expedition Train (to Ollantaytambo or Poroy).The earliest train from Aguas Calientes you can take is the 1pm and latest is the 9:20pm. Then, you will take a bus or vehicle to Cusco.

Reviews

Amazing tour in Cusco
10/02/2019
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We visited Cusco where we had a great time. We recommend the tour 5 Day Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu. It´s a must!
Reviewed by Jennifer

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