Salkantay Trek 4d 3n

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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: DAY 1: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA – SORAYPAMPA

Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
We pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 a.m. to drive for about 3 hours to Mollepata where we start our Salkantay trek . As soon as we are at mollepata while you have breakfast the cook and horseman will pack all the camping equipment and cooking stuff and we start hiking the first 3 hours from challacancha on the incas canal to Soraypampa, our first Salkantay Trek camping spot (3800 m/11750ft; the highest and coldest campsite of the trip) we will be very close to the second highest Salkantay snow capped -mountain of Cusco. In the afternoon we visit humantay lake 3 hours hike.

1ST DAY:Total distance: 15 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 7-8 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,800 m (aprox.)
Campsite altitude: 3,800 m (aprox.)


No meals included on this day...
Itinerary

Day 1: DAY 1: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA – SORAYPAMPA

Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
We pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 a.m. to drive for about 3 hours to Mollepata where we start our Salkantay trek . As soon as we are at mollepata while you have breakfast the cook and horseman will pack all the camping equipment and cooking stuff and we start hiking the first 3 hours from challacancha on the incas canal to Soraypampa, our first Salkantay Trek camping spot (3800 m/11750ft; the highest and coldest campsite of the trip) we will be very close to the second highest Salkantay snow capped -mountain of Cusco. In the afternoon we visit humantay lake 3 hours hike.

1ST DAY:Total distance: 15 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 7-8 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,800 m (aprox.)
Campsite altitude: 3,800 m (aprox.)


No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: DAY 2: SORAYPAMPA – CHAULLAY

Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
After having our Salkantay Trek breakfast we start walking about 5:30 am ,because this day will be the longest day the first 4 hours is uphill to get the highest point of the Salkantay Trek (4650m/15200ft) located halfway between 2 huge mountains; Salkantay on the right and Tucarhuay on the left. From the pass, the views of the 2 snow-capped mountains are incredible. There is a possibility of snow here.
After a rest, we will continue our walk (downhill) through a dramatic cloud forest towards Huayracpunku, where we will have lunch. We hike again after lunch in the direction of the start of the jungle until we reach our second Salkantay Trek camping spot of chaullay (3000m/9800ft).
2ND DAY:Total distance: 19 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 8 – 9 hours
Maximum altitude point: 4,650 m (aprox.)
Campsite altitude: 2,750 m (aprox.)


No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: DAY 3: CHAULLAY – LA PLAYA – SAHUAYACO (CLOUD FOREST)

Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
After breakfast, at 6.30am, we start walking through the upper jungle crossing the Lluskamayo River and a variety of little brooks to reach La Playa walking about 6 hours. Today we will pass through valleys and have wonderful views of waterfalls, tropical fruits ,plants and as soon as we are at la playa place, horses will go back to Mollepata taking the same Salkantay Trek and after having lunch we Take a local car to get Hydroelectric station to start walking 2 more hours by taking the railrodad to Aguas Calientes.

3RD DAY:Total distance: 16 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 6-7 hours
Maximum altitude point: 2,750 m (aprox.)
Campsite altitude: 1,600 m (aprox.) salkantay trek to machupicchu salkantay trek to machupicchu


No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: DAY 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU-CUSCO

Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
Salkantay trek important day ,We wake up early morning about 4:30 am box lunch is privided,leave to walk up to Machupicchu which takes one and half hours up to machupicchu but there is another option to catch the first bus which leaves 5:30 to Machupicchu (25-minutes long) in order to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun is rising. 12 usd extra ( optional)
Machu Picchu guided tour (approximately 2 hours) is given by your Guide and after this you can explore the mysterious city by yourselves. If you still have energy you can also climb Huaynapicchu (2720m/8890ft)20 usd extra ( you have to book in advanced,2 month minimun) It takes 45 minutes to reach the top.and after enjoying machupicchu you have to go down to aguas calientes to take the train back to ollantaytambo and then bus back cusco. 6:20 pm train.

4TH DAY:Total distance: 4 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 1- 2 hours
Maximum altitude point: 2,700 m (aprox.)


No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • 1 night accommodation in a hostal Aguas Calientes
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance fee Machu Picchu
  • Horseman , mules or porters 5 kilos per person.
  • Profesional bilingual tour guide
  • Colection from your hotel (we pick you up from where you are staying)
  • Food: *3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4afternoon snacks (hot drinks, biscuits and popcorn) and 3 dinners
Not Included
  • 10 soles entrance for Humantay lake,drinking water ,you can book the whole trip.
  • Breakfast on first day and lunch on the last day in agues calientes
  • Sleeping bag,you can rent in our office 20 usd for the whole trip.
  • Bus ticket from Aguas calientes to Machu Picchu (optional) $ 24 usd round trip ( one way $12 usd
Departure Point
Marvelous Peru, Av. Arcopata 330, Cusco 08002, Peru
12:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.