Salkantay Trek to Machupicchu 5d / 4n

2 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket

For this adventure a minimum of 2 people per reservation is required. The first day we pick you up very early at your hotel to transport you to Soraypampa, where we visit the Humantay lagoon and spend our first night in a family lodging, at the foot of majestic snow-capped mountains, and the next day very early to continue hiking that is full of beautiful landscapes, passing through the Salkantay snowy pass, to then descend and enter the edge of the jungle and on the third day arrive at Santa Teresa, and be able to enjoy the thermal medicinal waters in Colcalmayo, and so on the fourth day continue with the adventure , we have the option of Zip Line or continue with the walk to the town of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes), and to close with a flourish we will visit the Machu Picchu archaeological park (wonder of the modern world) We will be in constant contact with you before making the Departure. Recommended activity between March and October

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Titikaka Real Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Cusco, Mollepata, Soraypampa and Laguna de Humantay.

Stop At: Humantay Lake

We will begin our adventure by picking up each passenger from their respective hotels, before embarking on a 2 hour bus ride to Soraypampa at 3900m. When we arrive at Soraypampa, base where we can enjoy the beautiful views of the Salkantay and Humantay mountains and where we start the walk, climb and visit the Humantay lagoon at 3459 meters above sea level, we will take the best photographs before starting the return to Soraypampa, where the family wait with a delicious lunch, then we have time to rest, prepare and acclimatize for the intense walk of the following days.

Duration: 8 hour

Day 2 Soraypampa-HuayraPampa-Chaullay

Stop At: Salkantay Trail

First thing in the morning we will have our breakfast and then begin a 3-hour trek until we reach the highest point of our expedition, the Salkantay pass (4600 masl). From there, we will walk to Wayracpunku (Huayra Pampa) for our next meal. The trip will continue towards the high jungle, where we will be able to observe the great trees with their arms extended over the streams, all full of bromeliads and orchids. This walk will last about 5 hours until we reach our lodging in Chaullay (2900 masl). Where we will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 3 Chaullay, The Beach, Santa Teresa.

Stop At: Santa Teresa

After having breakfast around 6:30 a.m., we will go to Sahuyaco (La Playa 2080 masl). Making an incredible and wonderful walk following the river through the high jungle until we reach the place where we will have lunch. Then we will continue our trip in our transport to Santa Teresa (1550 masl), where we have the option to relax in the thermal medicinal baths of Cocalmayo, then we will have a traditional Peruvian dinner and rest well for the next day.

Day 4 Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes (city of Machu Picchu)

Stop At: Aguas Calientes

The next morning, after a good breakfast, the bus will wait for us. Those who booked in advance will zip line. The rest of the group will go to the Hydroelectric meeting point where the whole group will meet for lunch after the activities. After a bit of relaxation in this place, we will continue on foot along the train station that will lead us through this great jungle that the Incas knew by heart to our final destination: Aguas Calientes. We will walk for approximately 3 hours and you will find beautiful waterfalls, different ecological farms and possibly curious wildlife upon arrival in the region (planned arrival at 4:00 p.m.). Here the group will spend the night in a hotel. In the evening we will meet in a restaurant to enjoy a wonderful dinner and a briefing about our next excursion to Machu Picchu. Then you can visit the city, which is wonderful after sunset.

Day 5 Aguas Calientes (City of Machu Picchu), Machu Picchu, Cusco.

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

We get ready around 4:00. to climb to Machu Picchu, the trek will follow an ascending path through the high jungle, just in time to see the spectacular sunrise. After passing the control entrance around 6:00 a.m. our group will have a guided tour for about 3 hours in the Inca citadel, after visiting the citadel of Machu Picchu our passengers will return to Aguas Calientes, they will descend walking for about 40 minutes, from here (Aguas Calientes), we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo (from 7:00 p.m. to 8:32 p.m.) to connect with the transfer back to the city of Cusco (from 7:00 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.).

Duration: 3 hour
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