Salkantay Trek 4 days / 3 nights

The Salkantay route is one of the best alternatives instead of the Classic Inca Trail and with this option you will have the alternative of covering differently apartments altitudinales spending for vales, punas, coves and the tropical forest of Cusco.

DURATION
4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS
DEPARTURES
Everyday
PHYSICAL LEVEL
CATEGORY
Walking
STARTS IN
Machu Picchu
DESTINATIONS
Mollepata - Soraypampa - Salkantay Pass - Santa Teresa - Machu Picchu

Itinerary of Salkantay Trek 4 days / 3 nights

Cusco -Mollepata – Soraypampa - Wayrapata

We will initiate the tour pincking up you in your hotel in Cusco between 04:00 to 04:30 am approximately, for to take course towards the north-western part of the city, passing for villages like Poroy, Limatambo and Mollepata (place where we can realize some buys) and Soraypampa, from this people we will initiate the walk of approximately 3 hours and a half approximately in ascent up to the Pass of Salkantay.

In the Pass of Salkantay we will rest a moment to be able to appreciate the scenery and the covered with snow depositor of the Salkantay. Then we will continue up to the sector of Wayrapata this time in descent.

We will come at 18:00 hrs approximately to Wayrapata where we will camp and will have dinner.

* The first day the breakfast runs due to every passenger in Mollepata and the lunch will be in the route that if it is included inside the cost of the tour.

Accommodation
  • Camping
Meal
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Transport
  • Touristic tansport from Cusco to Soraypampa
  • Trekking from Soraypampa to Wayrapata

Wayrapata – La Playa

We will initiate the second day of the tour much early with a delightful breakfast in Wayrapata where you will be able already to see the flora diversity proper of the Peruvian forest. After having breakfast and after enlisting we will initiate the walk in descent happening for the towns of Arrayanpata, Chaullay and Collpampa.

Our walk will continue up to Winaypujio where we will have lunch and rest for one hour approximately before continuing up to the called sector “La Playa” place where we will have dinner and camp.

Accommodation
  • Camping
Meal
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Transport
  • Trekking

La Playa – Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes

We will initiate the third day of our adventure to 05:00 am walking in approximately 10 minutes to tackle the transport towards the town of Santa Teresa where we will enjoy a delightful breakfast.

After having breakfast we will continue on foot towards Hydroelectrics happening for a suspension bridge and in the way we will be able to appreciate some artificial cataracts. After three hours of walk to the way approximately we will be having lunch and then to continue up to Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes) where we will sleep in a basic hostel.

This night it will be coordinated in the dinner, the meeting point and the hour in the citadel of Machu Picchu for the holding a permit one the morning of the following day.

Accommodation
  • Basis Hostel
Meal
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Transport
  • Touristic

Machu Picchu - Cusco

The breakfast will be in the accommodation before 05:30 am. If you do not want to buy the ticket of bus of ascent you can walk up to the citadel where our professional guide will be waiting with the one whom we will deposit once the group is assembled.

After the respective record in the door of revenue of Machu Picchu, we will initiate the tour guided for two hours approximately. After the holding a permit one you will have free time to visit the citadel for proper account.

Depending on the hour of the train, you will have to be half an hour earlier to return towards the city of the Cusco. The train only goes up to the people of Ollantaytambo where he will be waiting for our mobility to return the city of the Cusco.

Meal
  • Breakfast
Transport
  • Touristic

This program includes

  • Translate in touristic bus from Cusco to Soraypampa
  • Transport from La Playa to Santa Teresa.
  • Accommodation in Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes)
  • Return train with bus connection in Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  • Train of Hydroelectrics to Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance to Machupicchu.
  • Meals:  3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • Bilingual tour guide.
  • Tents
  • Matras
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu citadel (one way)
  • Mules (to take the team of camping and 5 kg of baggage for passenger)
Accommodation
  • Camping (1st and 2nd night)
  • Accommodation in basic hostel in Aguas Calientes
Transport
  • Trekking
  • Touristic
Meal
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 3  dinners

This program does not include

  • Sleeping bag
  • Bus of Descent from Machu Picchu citadel to Aguas Calientes
  • Last lunch in Aguas Calientes

What to bring

  • Passport-original.
  • ISIC-Card (valid).
  • A backpack-Medium.
  • A pair of walking shoes.
  • One-Jacket for the cold.
  • An rain jacket.
  • A flashlight, a bottle for water.
  • Tablet for water.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Clothing for domestic.
  • Sunglasses For the Sun-hat.
  • Camera.
  • Extra Money.
  • Useful-grooming.
  • Clothing-Bathing.

Recommendations

It is important to confirm your booking Huayna Picchu along with the purchase as this is subject to availability.