Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu 5 Days

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days

Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Max Size: Min 2

Physical rating: Challenging

Overview

This Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu 5 Days takes you through a spectacular variety of landscapes, From the jungle to the glaciers, passing through beautiful subtropical valleys and high mountain landscapes. The most challenging part of the journey will be the height difference. Our journey will start from 4200 meters to 4600 meters above sea level. 

On this  Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days We spent the night in tents. Looking at the starry sky before going to sleep is one of the unforgettable experiences that we will have during the tour. Thanks to the lack of artificial light in the surroundings, we can see the stars and even the Milky Way. The culmination of the Trek is the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu. This majestic place has become one of the most visited tourist sites in the world. However, the views towards the old city and the surrounding mountains are spectacular.

Overview

  • Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata– Soraypampa – Soyrococha
  • Day 2: Soroycocha – Huayracmachay – Colpapampa
  • Day 3: Colpapampa – Playa sahuayaco – lucmabamba
  • Day 4: Lucmabamba – Llaqtapata inca site – Hidro Electrica – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 5: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu Guided tour – Cusco hotel
  1. Overall distance hiked: 75 km/ 46 miles
  2. Maximum altitude reached: 4650 m/ 15088 ft
  3. Overall trek difficulty: challenging

Salkantay Trail Trek Briefing

Before the Salkantay Hike to Machu Picchu, your guide will meet you at your hotel in Cusco for the briefing. This provides an opportunity to ask questions and do any last-minute shopping before leaving Cusco.

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Inclusions

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$ 690.00

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WHY BOOK WITH US?

EXPERT GUIDES

Our local bilingual tour guides are fully trained and experienced in many different hikes to Machu Picchu. They are among the best in the industry!

SMALL GROUPS & BIG ADVENTURES

Travelling with us will always feel like being with friends - we ensure our passengers leave with lifelong unforgettable memories of exciting experiences!

OUR EXPERIENCE

With over fifteen years experience in a range of tours to Machu Picchu, our team knows how to deliver a successful expedition that’s right for you.

FANTASTIC MEALS

We cater for all diets (eg. Vegetarian, gluten free etc.) and provide nutritious and balanced food on the trail that leaves you satisfied and ready to hike.

CAMPING EQUIPMENT

We use top quality equipment from well known brands that specialize in hiking and mountain expeditions for your comfort to facilitate enjoyable hiking and good sleep.

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

We are a sustainable tour operator that protects our land and environment to preserve it for future generations. In addition, we work with the local communities on various social projects.