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SALKANTAY & MACHUPICCHU 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
An old trail in the same area as the Inca Trail, however; less visited but with more spectacular views. This trek is an excellent option for those who want escape from the congested routes or for those who are looking for an alternative to the Inca Trail. You will appreciate the change of the ecological floors, from subtropical zones to impressive glaciers, until reaching the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
Day 1: Cusco- Soraypampa (+ / - 6 hours of trekking)
To begin the trek we will have 3.5 hours ride through the Sacred Valley until arrive at Mollepata. When we arrive, we will meet the porters with their mules. We will start walking up to Challa Cancha, where we will have Lunch. In the afternoon we will make the way to our first campsite in Soraypampa.
Day 2: Soraypampa- Huayracmachay (+ / - 7 hours of trekking)
After breakfast, we will prepare ourselves to embark on the most difficult portion of the entire trek. At about 7:00 am, we will hike to Pampa Salkantay and then the left side of the Umantay mountain which is next to the immense Salkantay (the 2nd biggest mountain in Cusco). At about 12:00 pm, we will be arriving to the highest point: Salkantay-Umantay at 4500 m. From this point, we will enjoy gorgeous views of the surrounding glaciers and mountain peaks. We will descend from there to make our campsite at Huayracmachay
Day 3: Huayracmachay- Lluskamayo (+ / - 6 hours of trekking)
One of the most unforgettable days because of the diversity of the flora and fauna. Starting from Huayracmachay, we first pass by the Andean community known as Arranniyuc and continue to descend into the edge of the jungle. We will begin following the Santa Teresa River, a stunning route replete of orchids and some exotic waterfalls. Our campsite will be in a Lluskamayo.
Day 4: Lluskamayo- Aguas Calientes (+ / - 7 hours walking)
This walk will bring us to exotic plantations as coffee, bananas, avocado, pineapple and coca crops. Continuing the trail we will pass by Sahuayaco, where we will have an unusual view of Machupicchu. Then we will arrive to the Hydroelectric, there we will board the train that will take us to Aguas Calientes. We will transfer you to your hotel in Aguas Calientes.
Day 5: Machupicchu- Cusco
Day 5 of the journey is dedicated to Machupicchu. After an early breakfast, we will take the bus up to the site, where we will need to register ourselves at the checkpoint. We will have a guided tour and then enough time to explore Machu Picchu by our own. In the afternoon we board the train back to Cusco.
1. Transfer from the airport to the selected hotel in Cusco.
2. Trek maps and information.
3. Transfer from the hotel to the village of Soraypampa.
4. Entrance fees to Salkantay and Machupicchu.
5. Professional guide.
6. Cook and porters
7. Feeding during the walk. (3B, 3L, 3D)
8. Camping equipment (tents, matras, cooking equipment)
9. Extra transport used on the hike
10. Tkt train from the hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes.
11. Tkt Bus Aguas Calientes / Machupicchu / Aguas Calientes.
12. Tkt return by expedition class train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco.
13. Transfer from the train station to the hotel in Cusco.
14. Transfer from the hotel to the airport.
OUR SERVICE DOES NOT INCLUDE.
1. Hotel night at Aguas Calientes.
2. Breakfast on the first day, dinner on the second day, breakfast and lunch on the third day.
3. Sleeping bag
Students with an international card (ISIC Card)
Minors from 08 to 15 years of age (send copy of passport)
Children under 07 years of age (send copy of passport)
ADDITIONAL RENTAL OPTIONS:
Porter and extra mule (up to 18 kilos)
Rent of sleeping bag.
Ask us if you want to return by train Vistadome (first class)