Llactapataq Salkantay and Machupicchu: Salkantay Trek is an ancient and remote trail to Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary tours, is in the same region as the Inca Trail where snowcapped mountains collide with lush tropical forests. A route with a great mix of mountains and rainforest along the way you will enjoy from start to finish or the classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu is another route that allows us to get to Machu Picchu from a fun way, by combining a variety of activities including: Walk, Bike Ride, Boating, Cannopy and guided tour in Machu Picchu.

This route is very attractive because of the enormous biodiversity and varied ecological zones along the route from 4600 meters to 1950 meters and the presence of climates and microclimates that make your experience truly unforgettable. This is open to everyone, without limitation of space, connecting Cusco with Machu Picchu, this road, route is an ancient and remote footpath located in the same region as the Inca Trail where massive snowcapped contrast with lush tropical forests.

  • Type: Adventure
  • Visited Destinations: Cusco, Mollepata Sorayapampa, Salkantay Pass, Llactapata, Machu Picchu
  • Duration:-5 days / 4 nights
  • Price us $ 00.00

Trip Summary Salkantay:

The Salkantay trek trekking is designed as an alternative route to the traditional Inca Trail, it is a cutting edge experience for travelers looking for adventure tour taking in a little more privacy and authenticity. With spectacular views.

  • Altitude: 1950 – 4600 metros
  • Season: April to November
  • Duration: 05 Days / 04 Nights
  • Level of Difficulty: Medium

Salkantay Route Summary:

  • Tours Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Sorayapampa
  • Tours Day 2: Sorayapampa – Step Salkantay – Challway
  • Tours Day 3: Challway – Wiñaypoco – The Beach
  • Tours Day 4: The Beach – Llactapata – Machu Picchu village
  • Tours Day 5: Machu Picchu – Machu Picchu – Cusco

notes salkantay:

Recommended to bring:

  • A backpack.
  • Original Passport and / or Student Identity Card (ISIC).
  • 01 change of clothes.
  • Warm clothing, waterproof jacket.
  • Walking Shoes.
  • Small towel.
  • Swimsuit (if you go to the hot springs)
  • Poncho.
  • Water bottle.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen and hat.
  • Lantern.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Snacks like chocolate bars and dried fruit.
  • Water bottle and purification tablets.
  • Extra money in soles or dollars for souvenirs


SALKANTAY LLACTAPATAQ And Machupicchu-5 days / 4 nights

1st Day: Cusco – Mollepata – Sorayapampa

Transportation from Cusco to the town of Mollepata (3000m). We went through the community of Cruz Pata (3400m), where we have the magnificent scenery of valleys, mountains and the most important Nevados within the Cordillera Vilcabamba; as Humantay (5217m) and Salkantay (6264m). Our camp is Soraypampa (3700m). Transportation time 4 hours.

Hiking time: 7 hours. Cold weather. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner

2nd Day: Sorayapampa – Step Salkantay – Challway

In the morning we have the highest part of this road called passage of Salkantay (4600m), then descend in tropical forests “Yungas” where ever biodiversity changes constantly called Challway to our camp (3000m). Hiking time: 9 hours. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner

3rd Day: Challway – Wiñaypoco – The Beach

It is a great day to descend through cloud forests, where vegetation develops capriciously. It’s the place to recognize some species such as orchids, bromeliads, and etc. Bomareas We visited some families in Wiñaypoco (2650m) and La Playa (2100m) where we camp. Hiking time: 6 hours, warm during the day with mosquitoes and cold during the night. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4: The Beach – Llactapata – Machu Picchu village

Early in the morning we took the road network of the archaeological Inca complex Llactapata (2650m). Where vegetation develops Llactapata capriciously. This is where we see the mythical mountain of Machu Picchu. Then descend to Hydropower (1950m), where we took the train to enter the village of Machu Picchu (2050m). We spent the night in the hostel. Hiking time: 6 hours, with a warm climate with lots of mosquitoes. Breakfast, lunch and dinner

5th Day: Machu Picchu – Machu Picchu – Cusco

It is advisable to visit the lost city of the Incas “Machu Picchu” early morning. We took the shuttle bus to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (2400m), guided by a professional extensive knowledge of history and information about recent scans found. After the tour you have free time before returning to meet again in the village of Aguas Calientes, to take place the train back to Cusco. Machu Picchu Weather is warm with mosquitoes.

Includes breakfast Hiking time: 7 hours. Cold weather. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner


INCLUDES SALKANTAY LLACTAPATAQ And Machupicchu-5 days / 4 nights:

Private Service Salkantay, Machu Picchu And Llactapata:

Price includes:

  • Private transfer from Hotel to Town Mollepata (Cruz Pata)
  • Camping equipment high quality, mattress themarest
  • Quad tent for two people 4 seasons Pro Aconcagua
  • Tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent).
  • Join National Park and Machu Picchu Salkantay
  • Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks / Option vegetarian).
  • Professional guide (English or Spanish)
  • Cook and porters.
  • Horseman and mules, for all our camping gear and personal bags customer.
  • Emergency horse.
  • Transport to the beach town of Santa Teresa (it is an option if the customer wants to spend time in the hot springs)
  • Transportation Santa Teresa to the hydroelectric station (an option in case the customer wants to spend time in the hot springs)
  • Railway Station Hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes.
  • Bus up and down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
  • Tourist Train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco and / or Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco.
  • First aid kit, oxygen and ropes.
  • Hostel in the town of Aguas Calientes.
Precio no incluye:
  • Almuerzo en el pueblo de Aguas Calientes, 5to día
  • Bolsa de dormir (Si UD. no cuenta con este, nosotros le ofrecemos)

Servicio Compartido Salkantay, Llactapata Y Machu Picchu:

Precio incluye:
  • Transporte a Mollepata
  • Equipo de campamento de alta montaña.
  • Ingreso al Santuario de Machu Picchu
  • Comidas durante la excursión (Desayuno, Almuerzo, Cena y Meriendas / Opción vegetariano).
  • Guía profesional (Ingles o Español)
  • Cocinero y arrieros y mulas, por todo nuestro equipo de campamento y valijas personales del cliente (8 kilos por persona)
  • Caballo de emergencia (por un mínimo de 02 pasajeros)
  • Transporte de la Playa a la estación Hidroeléctrica (solo por el equipo de campamento y cosas personales del cliente)
  • Tren de Hidroeléctrica a Aguas Calientes.
  • Bus de subida, de Aguas Calientes a Machu Picchu.
  • Tren Turístico de Aguas Calientes a Cusco y/o Aguas Calientes a Ollantaytambo y Bus a Cusco.
  • Maletín de primeros auxilios, oxigeno y cuerdas.
  • Hostal en el Pueblo de Aguas Calientes (Continental o similar)
Precio no incluye:
  • Desayuno en la excursión del 1er día y almuerzo del 5to día
  • Transporte de la Playa a Santa Teresa town (es opcional si usted desea divertirse en las Aguas Termales)
  • Bus de Machu Picchu hasta Aguas Calientes, lugar done es la estación de tren, adicionalmente el costo es de $8.00 por este servicio. Otra posibilidad es caminar una hora.
  • Bolsa de dormir (Si UD. no cuenta con este, nosotros le ofrecemos)