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Road to Salkantay

Leaving its mark on Salkantay

The Trek to Salkantay is the one best things in Cusco

Salkantay Trek Machu Picchu 5D/4N

ITINERARY

Day 01: Mollepata - Soraypampa

  • 04:30 hrs. transfer hotel ­ bus station
  •  05:10 hrs. departure Cusco ­ mollepata
  •  08:10 hrs. (approximately) arrival in mollepata
  •  08:30 hrs. breakfast in mollepata
  •  09:00 hrs. walk from mollepata to sayllapata, 4 hours approximately
  •  12:00 hrs. lunch in sayllapata
  •  13:00 hrs. walk from sayllapata to soraypampa, 3 hours approximately
  •  17:00 hrs. Campsite
  •  19:00 hrs. Dinner.

In this passage you can appreciate different ecological zones: plains highlands, small house groups, amazing views of the snow-covered salkantay, humantay and soray. The coldness of this place is really felt

Day 02: Soraypampa - Challway

  • Challway06:00 hrs. breakfast
  •  07:00 hrs. walk from Soraypampa to Huayracmachay, 4.5 hours approximately
  •  10:00 hrs. snack on the way
  •  12:00 hrs. lunch in Huayracmachay
  •  13:00 hrs. walk from Huayracmachay to Challway, 3.5 hours apporximately
  •  17:00 hrs. Campsite
  • 19:00 hrs. dinner

In this passage you walk across the mountainside of the majestic Apu Salkantay. After this, you continue in a progressive form the jungle region of Cusco, where we appreciate exotic plants, in addition the climate begins to be tropical

Day 03: Challway - Playa

  •  06:00 hrs. breakfast
  •  07:00 hrs. walk from Challway to Playa Sahuayaco, 6 hours approximately
  •  15:00 hrs. campsite
  •  19:00 hrs. dinner

In this passage we appreciate jungla flora, hot springs, cataracts as well as small dumps of the place .

Day 04: Playa - Aguas Calientes
 

  • 07:00 hrs. breakfast
  • 07:45 hrs. walk up from Playa to Llactapata, 4 hours approximately
  • 11:45 hrs. walk to the central hydroelectric power station of Machu Picchu (train station) for 1.5 hours
  • 14:00 hrs. lunch in Hidroelectrica
  • 15:45 hrs. local train to Machu Picchu village (Aguas Calientes)
  • 16:45 hrs. accommodation in hostel with private bath and hot water
  • 19:00 hrs. dinner

Day 05: Aguas Calientes - Cusco
 

  • 04:30 hrs. breakfast
  • 05:00 hrs. bus Aguascalientes to Machu Picchu
  • 07:00 hrs. Guided visit in MachuPichu for 2 hours with the official guide, after this free time in the ruins, recommendable to walk up to the hill Huayna Picchu, to visit the Temple of the Moon, the Inca Bridge and/or the Intipunko.
  • 14.30 hrs. Go down by bus Machu Picchu ruins - Aguas Calientes.
  • 16:20 hrs. by train: Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo, by bus: Ollantaytambo - Cusco,
  • 20:00 hrs. arrival at Cusco (aprox.)

 Private groups rates in US dollars $ (single rates)
 According how many people

In POOLL System:
Minimum: 06 people
Maximum: 16 people

Our service includes

  •  Bus from Cusco to Mollepata
  •  Official guide
  •  A nurse with the group during the all trek.
  •  Cook and auxiliary cook
  •  Alimentation: 04 breakfasts, 04 lunches, 04 dinners
  •  Charge horses and porters
  •  Emergency horse
  •  Right for 5 kilos equipment per person during 3 days
  •  Bus from Playa Sahuyaco - Hidroelectrica
  •  Hostel with private bath and hot water in Machu Picchu village (Aguas Calientes)
  •  Entrance to Machu Picchu ruins
  •  Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  •  Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  •  camping equipment: sleeping tent quadripartite using for two persons, mats,
  • ating tent, cooking tent, tables, chairs, dishes, air tank, first-aid kit

It does NOT include:

  • Sleeping Bag nor 5th day Lunch
  •  Train from Hidroeléctrica to Aguas Calientes
  •  Bus fron Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu - aguas calientes

Note: The rates are subject to any rise or adjustment that the National Institute of Culture of Peru or Peru Rail S.A. could determine.

Very important: For booking the trekking Salkantay - Machu Picchu you have to send the following information: complete name and last name, date of birth, nationality and passport number. Students have also to send their scanned ISIC card and children up to 7 years their scanned passport.

Advice: For passengers of private groups with extra charge (in excess) we offer in rent an extra mule or an extra packhorse for usd $80.00 for 3 days.

Recommendations

  • Passengers should bring with them the following personal things:
  • Personal hygiene, a small first-aid kit containing some bandages, muscle ache lotion, pills against altitude sickness, fever, stomach aches, bottled water and purification pills, sun cream, sunglasses, binoculars, photo camera, flashlight, plastic covers, stick, trekking shoes, thermo-clothes for the cold nights, light clothes for the day and some money. Besides, the original passport and students as well their international student card ISIC.