We will leave Cusco at 5:00 am to start this unforgettable Inca Trail Tour route by Salkantay and head to Marcoccasa ( 3400m/11154f ) , passing through the village of Mollepata ( 3000m/9843f ) . In Marcoccasa we will meet the muleteers and the rest of the group and start our trek. We start the trek inside a magnificent valley, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, such as the Humantay (5217m/17116f) and the Salkantay (6264m/20551f).
Our camp will be at Soraypampa ( 3700m/12139f ) .
Weather: cold - Transport time: 4 hours - Hiking time: 6 hours
After breakfast, we will depart to the Salkantay Pass (4600m/15092f), which offers an exceptional view of the snow-capped Salkantay (6264m). Thereafter, we will descend again and have time to enjoy the growing vegetation of the ecosystem.
Our camp will be in Challway ( 3000m/9842f ) , in the middle of the rainforest with warm weather and mosquitoes.
Hiking time 9 hours.
After breakfast, we will descend through the forest, where the vegetation grows intensely, we can appreciate a great variety of orchids, bromeliads, bomareas, etc. Then we will visit some families in Wiñaypoco (2650m / 8694f) and La Playa (2100m / 6890f), where our vehicle will be waiting for us to take us to the hydroelectric plant. From there, we continue by train on the way to the town of Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night.
Hiking time 5 hours, during a hot day with mosquitoes and cold at night. Transport time: 1h30, from La Playa to Hidroelectrica.
Early after breakfast at 5:30 am we head to Machu Picchu (2400m/7874f) by tourist bus. We will arrive at the citadel around 6:00 am. After a guided tour of the archaeological site, including information about the life and culture of the Incas, you will have enough time to enjoy Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu (2750m/9022f) on your own. You will have time for lunch. In addition, you can visit the hot springs in Aguas Calientes to relax a bit. We will leave Aguas Calientes by train at 2:55pm or 6:10pm.
Walking time : 02 hours.
We will pick you up from the hotel in Cusco at 5:00a.m. to start this unforgettable Inca trail through Salkantay and we will head towards Marcoccasa (3400m/11154f), passing through the village of Mollepata (3000m/9843f). In Marcoccasa we will meet the horsemen and the rest of the group and start our trek. We will start the adventure through a magnificent valley, surrounded by snow-capped mountains such as the Humantay (5217m/17116f) and the Salkantay (6264m/20551f). Our campsite will be at Soraypampa , which is located at 3700m.a.s.l.
Transport time: 4 hours
Hiking time: 6 hours.
After breakfast, we will set off towards Salkantay pass, located at 4629m.a.s.l. 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. On this day, our camp site will be in Challway (3000m/9842f), amidst the tropical forest with warm climate and mosquitoes.
Hiking time: 9 hours
After an early breakfast, we will descend through theforest, where the vegetation grows intensely; we will be able to appreciate a great variety of Orchids, Bromeliads, Pummelos and other beautiful species. Then we will visit some families in Wiñaypoco (2650m / 8694f) and the place known as “La Playa” (2100m / 6890f), where the vehicle that will take us to Hidroelectrica will be waiting for us. From there, we’ll continue our trip by train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town), where we will spend the night.
Hiking time: 5 hours, during the day it is warm with many mosquitoes and at night it is cold.
Transportation time: 1h30, from La Playa to Hydroelectric.
This day will be the most special of our trip, as we will visit Machu Picchu. We will leave our hostel after breakfast at 5:30a.m. and head for the Machu Picchu citadel(2400m/7874f) by tourist bus. Upon arrival we will have a guided tour in the archeological site, where our specialist guide will explain about the life and culture of the Incas.Afterwards, you will have enough time to enjoy Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu (2750m/9022f) on your own (the latter if you have booked the ticket in advance). After the visit we will return by bus to Aguas Calientes, where you will have time to have lunch and you can also visit the hot springs, to relax a little. In the afternoon, at the appropriate time, we will board the train to the Ollantaytambo station, where a member of our staff will be waiting for you to take you to Cusco.
Hiking time: 02 hours
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)
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Salkantay - Machu Picchu Trail 4 Days / 3 Nights
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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days
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