Salkantay Trek 4 Days

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  • 8 Hours
  • Max Guests : 9
  • Wifi Available
  • Apr - Oct

Description

This trek takes you around the stunning Mount Salkantay, which is the second largest mountain in Cusco region (6,277m / 20,577ft). On This Trek, you will enjoy the spectacular views of the snowcapped peaks such as: Salkantay Mountain and Humantay mountain range. However, the view at the top is stunning and unique. Ending at the most important mystic center of the world: Machu picchu.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Challacancha- Soraypampa (Humantay Lake)

We pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 a.m. to drive for about 3 hours to Mollepata where we start ourSalkantay trek . As soon as we are at mollepata while you have breakfast the cook and the horseman will pack all the camping equipment and cooking stuff and we start hiking the first 3 hours will be a little bit uphill to get Cruzpata where we will have lunch with panoramic views of beautiful snow-capped mountains (Humantay; 4120m/13500ft and Salkantay; 6271m/20575ft) – just the start! We will begin our Salkantay trek towards Soraypampa, our first Salkantay Trek camping spot (3800 m/11750ft; the highest and coldest campsite of the trip) we will be very close to the second highest Salkantay snow capped -mountain of Cusco.

Day 2: SORAYPAMPA - CHAULLAY OR COLLPAPAMPA (MIGHTY SALKANTAY)

After having our Salkantay Trek breakfast we start walking about 5:30 am ,because this day will be the longest day the first 4 hours is uphill to get the highest point of the Salkantay Trek (4650m/15200ft) located halfway between 2 huge mountains; Salkantay on the right and Tucarhuay on the left. From the pass, the views of the 2 snow-capped mountains are incredible. There is a possibility of snow here. After a rest, we will continue our walk (downhill) through a dramatic cloud forest towards Huayracpunku, where we will have lunch. We hike again after lunch in the direction of the start of the jungle until we reach our second Salkantay Trek camping spot of chaullay or Colcapampa (3000m/9800ft).

Day 3: CHAULLAY - LA PLAYA - SAHUAYACO (CLOUD FOREST)

After breakfast, at 6.30am, we start walking through the upper jungle crossing the Lluskamayo River and a variety of little brooks to reach La Playa walking about 6 hours. Today we will pass through valleys and have wonderful views of waterfalls, tropical fruits ,plants and as soon as we are at la playa place horses will go back to Mollepata on taking the same Salkantay Trek and after having lunch we Take a local car to get Hydroelectric station to start walking 2 more hours by taking the railrodad to Aguas Calientes.

Day 4: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU!!!

Salkantay trek important day ,We wake up early morning about 4 am to then to 4:30 to have the breakfast and leave to walk up to Machupicchu which takes one and half hours up to machupicchu but there is another option to catch the first bus which leaves 5:30 to Machupicchu (25-minutes long) in order to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun is rising. Machu Picchu guided tour (approximately 2 hours) is given by your Guide and after this you can explore the mysterious city by yourselves. If you still have energy you can also climb Huaynapicchu (2720m/8890ft)!!! It takes 45 minutes to reach the top.and after enjoying machupicchu you have to go down to aguas calientes to take the train back to ollantaytambo and then bus back cusco.

Include:
  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel (Cusco only)
  • Briefing at our office; It will be done the night before your trek at 6:00pm
  • Hotel pick up
  • Private transportation from Cusco to Piscacucho (company van)
  • Extra porter for your belongings(you will need only a day backpack to carry what you will need during day)!
  • 4 season Eureka Timberline Tents, (Large & Comfortable) please see equipment
  • Thick Comfortable Foam Mattresses
  • Professional English speaking guides experienced in trekking
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional: vegetarian or other dietary needs upon request)
  • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen tank
  • Porter to carry tents, food and cooking equipment
  • Hot water for washing purposes
  • Boiled water to fill in your bottles
  • Expedition Tourist Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and private transportation to Cusco(company van)
  • Permit to the Classic Inca trail & Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu Archaeological Complex
  • Private Toilet Tent With a Seat on the Toilet – Only For Our Group
  • 2 Hour Guided tour in Machu Picchu
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Dining and cooking tents with tables and chairs
  • Chef and cooking equipment
  • Pillow
  • Rain Ponchos
  • Afternoon Tea time
  • Day pack rain covers
Not Included:
  • Biking, Rafting, Zipline, HotSpring.
  • River Rafting: US$ 30.00
  • Zip Lining: US$ 30.00
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain US$ 25.00
  • Ticket to the hot springs of Santa Teresa S /. 20.00.
Inca Jungle Packing List:
  • Biking, Rafting, Zipline, HotSpring.
  • River Rafting: US$ 30.00
  • Zip Lining: US$ 30.00
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain US$ 25.00
  • Ticket to the hot springs of Santa Teresa S /. 20.00.
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