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Salkantay Trek - 4 Days

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Salkantay Trek

Salkantay Trek 4 Days

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is an alternative trek to the Inca Trail. Along the trek, the highest point is the Incachiriasca pass, an spectacular mountain pass with incredible landscapes of the Sacred Salkantay mountain, the highest peak near to Machu Picchu.

Day 1
Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa

Pick up at 4:30 am and departure to Mollepata, where we will begin our walk; the trip lasts 3 hours and once arrived we will have 30 minutes for having breakfast (NOT INCLUDED), then we continue on the same transport to Challacancha from here we walk to Canal Inca and finally to the first camp that is in Soraypampa where we have lunch and after a nap From 20 minutes we have free time to explore the Humantay lagoon returning to the camp for dinner and rest for the second day.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Overnight in tent

Day 2
Soraypampa – Chaullay

5:00 AM Breakfast, and once the group is ready for the hike the climb to Salkantay pass for 4 hours and then descend for a period of 2 hours to Arayanniyoq where we wait our lunch once enjoyed the food will rest and then continue to the camp for a period of 3 hours. Until arriving at town of Chauwllay.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Overnight in tent

Day 3
Chaullay – Santa Teresa Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes

Breakfast at 6AM, and then we will catch the bus for going to the hydroelectric plant, passing by Santa Teresa in a hydroelectric power station, we will have our lunch, and then have a siesta for 30 minutes. In the afternoon we continue our 3 hour walk along the side of the rail towards the town of Aguas Calientes.

Note: if you do not want to walk you can take the train but it is not included in the package. This costs 35 dollars.

Arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes we will be waiting for a transfer to take us to the hostel where we will spend the fourth night there. At night we will have a dinner in a tourist restaurant where the guide will give the breafing or some guidelines for the fifth day.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Overnight in a hostel in Aguas Calientes

Day 4
Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

In order to enjoy the picturesque Machu Picchu, the awake will be at 4:30 am for having breakfast and start walking for about 2 hours until reaching the control point at 6:00 AM; where we will start the 2 hours tour to Machupicchu and free time for walking along Machu Picchu. Then we will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes to catch the return train to the city of Ollantaytambo and the bus to the city of Cusco.

Meals: breakfast


  • Pick up from the Cusco hotel
  • Transportation From Cusco To Mollepata – Challacancha
  • Bilingual Professional Guide
  • Chef
  • Horse For The Transfer Of Camping Equipment
  • Arrieros
  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts 3, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Camping Tents
  • Matras
  • 1 Night accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance Fee to Machupicchu
  • Return train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo (at the time available)
  • Pick up from Ollantaytambo – Cusco

Not Includes

  • Personal Horse
  • Extra Services
  • First Breakfast
  • Last Lunch And Dinner
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Entrance to Huaynapicchu
  • Bus Up and Down in Machu Picchu

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Price From USD$400/person
Total $ 400 USD