Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu 4D/3N

Days

4 DAYS

Difficulty
From

Since 590 US$

Salkantay Trek to 4 days or 5 days is into the top 03 most well-known and popular alternative classic 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 Ausante Mountain.

Also, in Salkantay 4 days 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).

Salkantay Trek 4 days is the short vertion of the Classic Salkantay Trek 5 days and you see the same things just faster and we are going to have to cut day without much to see.

Hike this trek and remember that your vacations are not a game !!!

Tour Details

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

All Distance: 55 Km / 34 Miles.

Good For: hiker that love to trek in the mountains with a moderate level of fitness.

Difficulty: Moderate challenge

Consideration: AVAILABLE THIS HIKE FOR ALL THE YEAR.

Useful Information: 

  • Above all, your safety
  • Fully portered hike where you are unique job is just to enjoy the nice snow-capped mountains and the amazing forest.
  • Your belongings are gonna be transported by our staff.
  • Trek the unique pathway to the sacred mountain of  Salkantay (savage mountain) to Machu Picchu.
  • Snow-capped mountains where the Incas used to sacrifice people a long time ago.
  • Walkthrough the forest where you can find beautiful plants and animals.
  • Enjoy an amazing sunrise of Machu Picchu early on day 4th.
  • Hike by the same trail that Incas used to use in order to do a sacrifice and then walk to the Sacred City (Machu Picchu).
  • You must be prepared for lots of walking and a high elevation hike.
  • You should need to know that we will pass on many different ecosystems.
  • You will stay in a hotel the last night in Aguas Calientes.
  • We are local staff
  • We are using natural resources.
  • Local company with sustainable responsibility.
  • Briefing with you professional Mountain Tour Guides 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 (04 breakfasts, 03 snacks, 03 lunches, 02 happy hours and 03 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 Town).
  • 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 Soraypampa.
  • 3*** starts 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 4)
  • Entrance fee for Huayna Picchu Mountain.
  • Tips (appreciations).
  • Extra snack.
  • Travel insurance.