Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N

Days

5 DAYS

Difficulty
From

Since 690 US$

Salkantay Trek is into the top 03 most well-known and popular alternative Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Therefore, If you want to see nature and wildlife to the lost city of the Incas (Machu Picchu) this is the best option. even, on the last years there some local towns that open their houses in order to enjoy the experience of coffee farm where you can harvest, peel, see how they dry the seeds, toasted, grind, filter the coffee for have and taste a fresh coffee. Also, you can see other products as avocado, banana, passion fruit, and others.

all over the world there a many hikes but this is into 10 of the most well-know if you want to hike over the andes where you can find amazing ladscapes with flora and fauna of this region. So do Salkantay Trek will be the best option as Alternative Inca trail if you dont find the classic Inca Trail because, you must booked long time in advance or just do around Salkantay Snow-Capped mountain (the 2nd highest in Cusco and most important behind of Ausangate Mountain.

Also, if you do Salkantay Trek you can see Machu Picchu inca site from the mountain in the front called (Patallaqta Inca Site) and have a diferent perspective of this incredible place that we will visit the last day of the hike and do part of the famous Inca trail because just as a little spoiler the inca trail are over than 60,000 km (40,000 Miles).

So, it´s not just 42 km (26 miles) as many people think about it if not there are as Salkantay trek, Lares trek, or Huchuy Qosqo. that is why we invite you to explore and do this amazing hike to Machu Picchu enjoying the mountains that surround this magical places, landscapes, local villages with experience on the way.

Salkantay Trek: Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow !!!

Tour Details

Type of Tour: Culture, History, Adventure and Hiking with Camping

All Distance: 65 Km / 40 Miles.

Good For: People who love to hike in the mountains enjoying nature and culture with good level of fitness.

Difficulty: Moderate Challenge.

Consideration: AVAILABLE ALL THE YEAR THIS HIKE.

Useful Information:

  • Above all, your safety.
  • Fully portered trek where you are going to enjoy and take so many photos of this amazing trek with nice views.
  • Your belonging is gonna be transported by our team.
  • Trek the unique pathway where you walking around the Salkantay snow-capped mountains.
  • Enjoy an amazing sunrise of  Machu Picchu early on day 5th.
  • Hike by the same alternative Inca Trail to the Sacred City of  Machu Picchu.
  • You must be prepared for lots of walking and a high elevation hike.
  • There are a lot of mosquitoes on the way.
  • You are going to stay in a hotel the last night in Aguas Calientes.
  • Explore one of the new seven wonders (Machu Picchu).
  • We are a local team.
  • We are using natural resources.
  • Local company with sustainable responsibility.
  • Briefing with you professional Mountain Tour Guide the night before of your trek in our office or your hotel.

 

Includes:

  • Pick up from your hotel by your professional guide.
  • Professional trilingual mountain guide (English — Spanish — Quechua).
  • Professional Mountain Chef.
  • Professional Assistant tour guide (for groups over than 9 people).
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu.
  • Meals (05 breakfasts, 04 snacks, 04 lunches, 03 happy hours and 04 dinners).
  • Camping equipment transported by our team.
  • We carry 07 kilos / 15 Pounds of your belongings.
  • Hot drinks in order to wake you up.
  • Boiled Water for fill up your bottles, after each meal until Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu).
  • Camping equipment such as tents, tables, chairs and another.
  • Foam mattress.
  • Horses will carry camping equipment and support to the chef with the food.
  • Car Transportation from Cusco to Sayllapata.
  • 3*** stars hotel in Aguas Caliente.
  • Bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.(way up)
  • Tour in all Machu Picchu Archaeological site
  • Bus tickets from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes (way down).
  • Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Car Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
  • First aid Kid.
  • Oxygen tank.
  • VEGETARIAN FOOD IS OPTIONAL WITHOUT EXTRA COST!!!

Not Included: 

  • Single supplement fee (hotel room).
  • single supplement equipment for the hike.
  • Last lunch and dinner (Day 5)
  • Entrance fee for Huayna Picchu mountain.
  • Tips (appreciations).
  • Extra snack.
  • Travel insurance.