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DESCRIPTION. the salkantay trek is one of the alternate routes to get to machupicchu, also for those people who could not make the reserve of the Inca Trail. Salkantay Trek is one more option.

The salkantay trek every time are more popular for lovers of adventures where you can enjoy the different beautiful places, lagoons, clacieres, diferent types of geographical areas.

In the time of the Incas, they built roads or optional routes to reach the sacred, religious city of Machupicchu passing by the importing gods that even the Andean people carry in their blood the tradition of making ceremonies to the apus which means mountain protector.



We leave early from the city of Cusco 04:30 am, where we will arrive at the town of mollepata where we will coordinate with the muleteer where they can have a small breakfast, then go to soraypampa where our adventure begins visiting the beautiful lagoon of humantay after the visit we will have a lunch in soraypampa and then ascend for about 2 hours to the salkantaypampa campaign. This first day we will have wonderful views of the salkantay mountains, humantay and the humantay lagoon.


It is another beautiful day because we are going to climb for 3 hours to the highest peak of our adventure at 4620 masl where we can appreciate the salkantay mountain and a photo session with the sacred mountain. Then make a descent of 2 hours to the huayraqmachay lunch place, after lunch we descend for 6 hours to the camp colpapampa.


This day is another beautiful and moderate day with a change of warm area with beautiful waterfalls where we will arrive to small villages where we will arrive at our Lucmabamba camp where we can taste our lunch, then we will have an experience of coffee plantation, harvest and local coffee tasting.


After breakfast we will have a 3 hour ascent to the archaeological center of llactapata from where we can appreciate the wonder of machupicchu, after some photos we will begin the descent of 2:30 minutes to the town of hidrolectrica where we will have our lunch and then take our train to the hot water town and spend the night in our hotel.


Early after breakfast we will take the bus that will take us to machupicchu, passing the control we will begin to explore the Sacred City of the Incas for 3 hours and then return to the town of Aguas Calientes and take our train back to Ollantaytambo-Cusco.


The Tour Includes:

  • Private transport Hidroelectrica
  •  train tickets-Aguas Calientes
  •  Return train tickets
  •  Bus tickets
  • Professional guide
  • Professional chef Arrieros
  • Mules for the adventure team Adventure team Tents (passenger, kitchen, dining room)
  • Tickets to salkantay
  •  Breakfast 4,
  • lunch 4,
  • dinner3

Does not include:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Stick
  •  Tips
  • If you wish you can rent from the agency the sleeping bags with a price of 30usd and the stick for 15 usd for the whole adventure.

What to bring Sugestion

  • Use shoes or light shoes.
  • Drink plenty of fluids on your tour.
  • Wear a raincoat or poncho in the rainy season.
  • Long sleeve shirts.
  • Long and light pants.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sunscreen, long-wing cap.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Backpack or light briefcase with personal items.
  • Camera or camcorder,
  • Bring original documents with which you made your reservation.
  • Have small denominations and coins on hand, euros euros or soles.


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