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Salkantay-Machu Picchu

(4 days / 3 night)

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Salkantay-Machu Picchu


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Description
 

This trip combines perfectly the cultural and natural beauty , enjoy the magnificent views of the snow-capped Salkantay, considered the most representative mountains of Vilcabamba mountain chain. The walk takes us back to the times of the Incas and makes us aware of the spirits of the mountains APUS , as the Humantay highest peak 5000 meters and our journey ends on Machu Picchu.

Day 1: Cusco - Mollepata (Marcoccasa) - Soraypampa

We will leave from Cusco (3350m) at 5:15 am to Mollepata and arrived at 9:00 am in a tourist transportation, walked around 5 to 6 hours to Soraypampa for lunch and camp. night on Saraypampa.

Climate: cold
Transport time: 4 hours
Hiking time: 6 hours.

Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay pass - Challway

Very breakfast early, at this place start walking towards challaway area, where we will enjoy views of the mountains and Vilca Bamba nature, arriving on Challaway. night on Challway.

Hiking time: 9 hours

Day 3: Challway – Wiñaypoco – La Playa - Hydroelectric – Aguas Calientes

Take early breakfast in Chayllay and begin the longest walk day, which is 8-9 hours to La playa in this area ends Abra of Salkantay where we will have lunch and transportation to the part of Hidroelextrica, travel time is 1 hour and 30 minutes after arriving at hydroelectric, we have two options to get to Aguas Calientes; Train: 25 Minutes or 3 hours of Walk. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

Hiking time: 5 hours, during a warm day with mosquitoes and cold in the night.
Transportation time: 1h30, from La Playa to Hydroelectric.

Day 4 Aguas Calientes - MachuPicchu - Cusco

Very early breakfast at the hotel (5:00am), we will go to the Consetur bus station that take us to the citadel of Machu Picchu, starting the tour at 7:00 am to 10:00 am: after free time to enjoy the Inca citadel approximately at 18:00 pm we will take the train to Ollantaytambo arriving at 20:00 pm, and finally to the city of Cusco at 22:00 pm at the door of your hotel. (End of service CuscoPeru.com ).

Hiking time: 02 hours

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?

 

Included:

• Transport.
• Private transport from the hotel to the village of Mollepata (Marcoccasa).
• Bus, from Aguas Calientes to Machu picchu (1 way).
• Tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco or tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco.
• Hostel in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu, Continental or similar).
• Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.
• Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
• High quality camping equipment (We use professional tents, Doite, Model Kailas 3, extra light/4.5kgs and Doite, Model Himalaya, extra light/4.5kgs, both large enough for two people. Mattresses, eating tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent).
• Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea time/Option vegetarian).
• Cook and assistant.
• Horsemen and mules.
• Emergency horse.
• First-aid kit and oxygen bottle

No Included:

• Train from the Hydroelectric station to Aguas Calientes – Bus to aguas cañientes – Mapi U$ 10.00 x person.
• Lunch in Aguas Calientes on the 4th day.
• Sleeping bag (if you don`t have a sleeping bag, there is the possibility of renting one which is $ 20.00 for the whole trip).

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Full itinerary

 

Day 1: Cusco - Mollepata (Marcoccasa) - Soraypampa

We will leave Cusco at 5:00 am and head forwards Marcoccasa (3400m/11154f), passing the village Mollepata (3000m/9843f). In Marcoccasa we will meet the horsemen and the rest of the group and start our trek. We start hiking within a magnificent valley, surrounded by the most important snow-capped mountains such as the Humantay (5217m/17116f) and the Salkantay (6264m/20551f). Our campsite will be at Soraypampa (3700m/12139f).

Climate: cold
Transport time: 4 hours
Hiking time: 6 hours.

Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay pass - Challway

After breakfast, we will set off towards the Salkantay pass (4600m/15092f) which offers an exceptional view of the snow-capped Salkantay (6264m). Thereafter, we will descend again and will have time to enjoy the increasing vegetation of the ecosystem. Our camp site will be in Challway (3000m/9842f), amidst the tropical forest with warm climate and mosquitoes.

Hiking time: 9 hours

Day 3: Challway – Wiñaypoco – La Playa - Hydroelectric – Aguas Calientes

After an early breakfast, we will descend through a dimmed forest, where the vegetation grows brightly, among this outstanding kindness for instance a great variety of Orchids, Bromeliads, Bomareas and etc. Also we will meet with some families in Wiñaypoco (2650m / 8694f) and La Playa (2100m / 6890f), where we will catch our vehicle riding to Hydroelectric. From there, we’ll continue in the train to Aguas Calientes town, where we will have an overnight in hostel.

Hiking time: 5 hours, during a warm day with mosquitoes and cold in the night.
Transportation time: 1h30, from La Playa to Hydroelectric.

Day 4 Aguas Calientes - MachuPicchu - Cusco

We will leave our hostel after breakfast at 5:30 am and head for Machu picchu (2400m/7874f) by tourist bus. We will arrive at the citadel around 6:00 am. After a guided tour around the archeological site, including information about life and culture of the Incas, you will have enough time to enjoy Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu (2750m/9022f) on your own. We will leave Aguas Calientes by train either at 2:55 pm or at 6:10 pm. Until then, you will have time to have lunch in one of the nice restaurants. Moreover, you can visit the hot springs in Aguas Calientes to relax a bit.

Hiking time: 02 hours

What do I need to bring?

Backpack with rain shelter, sleeping back, clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket, rain trousers and lightweight trousers, trekking shoes, slippers or sandals (for showers and hot springs), woolen or synthetic socks, a sweater, long- and short-sleeved polo’s/t-shirts, a rain poncho, a hat, bathing suit (for the hot springs in Aguas Calientes), sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets, toiletries and toilet paper, photo camera (wrapped in plastic bag), a flash light and batteries, some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit, original passport, original ISIC student card and extra money in soles.

Note: Since the weather can be very cold and misty, your clothes - once gotten wet - won’t dry at night. So take some clothes to change.

Salkantay & Machu Picchu 04 Days (Group Departure)
Min 02 pax

Included:

• Transport.
• Private transport from the hotel to the village of Mollepata (Marcoccasa).
• Bus, from Aguas Calientes to Machu picchu (1 way).
• Tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco or tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco.
• Hostel in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu, Continental or similar).
• Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.
• Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
• High quality camping equipment (We use professional tents, Doite, Model Kailas 3, extra light/4.5kgs and Doite, Model Himalaya, extra light/4.5kgs, both large enough for two people. Mattresses, eating tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent).
• Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea time/Option vegetarian).
• Cook and assistant.
• Horsemen and mules.
• Emergency horse.
• First-aid kit and oxygen bottle

No Included:

• Train from the Hydroelectric station to Aguas Calientes – Bus to aguas cañientes – Mapi U$ 10.00 x person.
• Lunch in Aguas Calientes on the 4th day.
• Sleeping bag (if you don`t have a sleeping bag, there is the possibility of renting one which is $ 20.00 for the whole trip).

Note: From the first to the third day (from Marcoccasa to La Playa) we are accompanied by horsemen and mules that will carry all camping equipment and the customer’s private luggage (up to 7 kg). On the third day all luggage will be transferred to the hydroelectric station by car.

Offer price

 

How much does it cost?

We have several options that accommodate to all budgets and the price is per person. Request your budget, especially if you travel alone or in a big group. If the hotel of your choice is not on our offer, request your budget, we will respond quickly.
If you have questions about the prices or the Tour, gladly assist you by telephone, please call the phone; Office: +51 84 263646 Cell -WhatsApp: +51 984 709080 - National passengers Cell -WhatsApp: 984 236006.

TOURS ON GROUP SERVICE
Price per person – minimun 2 persons
SALKANTAY, LLACTAPATA & MACHUPICCHU US$ 445.00
*It includes train ticket from hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes.
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PRIVATE SERVICE
Price per person – minimun 2 persons
SALKANTAY, LLACTAPATA & MACHUPICCHU US$ 745.00
*It includes train ticket from hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes.
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Additional
01 Sleeping bag US$ 25.00
02 Canes US$ 20.00
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