Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu-4 days: Faced with new restrictions and limits on the route of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Classic in recent years, has found new alternatives and paths to reach the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. The journey takes about 2 hours, and for the most part and/or paved path. Along the way you can see the sunrise over the impressive Salkantay trek (6.271 meters), and as the first rays of sun illuminated the snow cover.
Salkantay trek, the snowy mountains of 6,300 m. and surrounded by mountains like Umantay, cocashuay, Sacsara among others. This itinerary is 5 days where you can enjoy spectacular landscapes similar to the Inca Trail but with the difference that this is not a busy route and is almost existential novel full of adventure alive and surrounded by nature in the whole journey.
Itinerary Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu-4 days/3 nights:
TOURS DAY 1: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA Soraypamapa – SALKANTAY TREK
Hotel pick up (4:30 am), we board the bus heading to the town of Mollepata, arriving at approximately 8:30 am, the starting point of our adventure, we will walk for four hours about appreciating diversity of flora and fauna, then we arrive to Silcakancha planned site for our lunch, continue the trip and after three hours of walking we reached Soraypampa to take our dinner and rest overnight in the light of the classic starry sky in our mountainous Inca and Cusco (Cusco).
The 2nd DAY TOURS: SORAYPAMPA – COLPABAMBA – TREK TO MACHU PICCHU SALKANTAY
We woke up early for a delicious breakfast, ready to walk Soraypampa, here we are at 3400 meters, where cross a step that is at 4650 meters above sea level, enjoying the Andes, we will have oxygen and first aid kit for any event of emergencies that could occur in the route to Machu Picchu salkantay trek, after contemplating such beauty, descend the mountain, then taste a lunch (choose the place as the pace of our movement), and then continue arrive at Lick bamba place our dinner and camp, this is a tropical area, where we have the presence of mosquitoes, also the vidersidad of flora and fauna, we recommend taking the necessary (or other repellents) precautions.
3rd DAY TOURS: HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE COLPABAMBA MACHU PICCHU
We wake up at 6:45 am for breakfast and continue our trek to Lluscamayu; Venue for lunch en route visit Inca bridges, also we can observe the exotic flora and fauna, after two hours we arrive at La Playa, where we take a bus with destination hydroelectric then drive towards Callientes waters (machu Picchu village) on the train that leaves at 4:30 pm. In warm waters it take them to their hotels i will be given dinner.
The 4th DAY TOURS: CLIMB TO MACHU PICCHU – WALK – CUSCO
After breakfast, take the bus heading to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, a place where we have a guided tour of about two hours, then we will have free time to appreciate so majestic and impressive Inca citadel. Returning in the afternoon by bus to Aguas Calientes to board the train in accordance with the schedule established by passengers traveling to the city of Cusco.
Our services includes in Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu-4 days:
- Pick up from hotel.
- Transportation Cusco – Mollepata.
- Mules for camping and cooking equipment.
- 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
- Camping equipment, tents, insulation, tables, chairs, etc.
- 01 night hostel in Aguas Calientes.
- Entrance to Machu Picchu.
- Professional bilingual guide
- Tourist Train from Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
- Bus Ollantaytambo – Cusco.
NOT INCLUDED IN TREK TO MACHU PICCHU SALKANTAY:
- First breakfast.
- Last lunch.
- Extra mule.
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TRAVEL TO TREK TO MACHU PICCHU SALKANTAY:
- Backpack camping
- Hiking shoes,
- Bottle of Water
- Flashlight with rogue,
- Sleeping staff,
- water purification tablets,
- Personal clothing for the trip,
- lightweight, warm coat,
- pants for hiking,
- camera or camcorder.