Salkantay Walk To Machupicchu
04 Days 03 Nights

Different landscapes in an unforgettable walk

Machupicchu Agricultural Sector
  • Cusco Cathedral

    Cusco Cathedral

  • Sacsayhuaman Cusco

    Sacsayhuaman Cusco

  • The Koricancha Temple

    The Koricancha Temple

DAY 01 : Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa – Salkantaypampa.

  • Pick up at the hotel around 04:30 a.m. to start the trip to Marcoccasa.
  • You will pass by the town of Mollepata (3000 m.a.s.l.).
  • On arrival at Mollepata you will contact the muleteer and horse support staff.
  • In Marcoccasa the trek begins in a magnificent valley surrounded by impressive mountains with eternal snow, like the Humantay at 5217 meters above sea level, and the snowy Salkantay at 6264 meters above sea level.
  • Visit to the Humantay Lagoon (4,220) considered one of the most beautiful on the hike because of its blue-green waters that reflect the surrounding mountains.
  • Our first camp will be in Salkantay pampa (3900 masl).
  • Ruins of Pisac

    Ruins of Pisac

  • Pisac Temple

    Pisac Temple

  • Ruins of Ollantaytambo

    Ruins of Ollantaytambo

Day 02: Salkantay Pampa – Challway

  • After breakfast, we will leave for the highest point of the road to the Salkantay snow-capped mountain (4650 m.a.s.l.) which offers an exceptional view with its valleys and the spectacular views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains.
  • After enjoying the wonderful view of the Salkantay snow-capped mountain, the descent begins and you will have time to enjoy the vegetation and the ecosystem, rest and lunch in Huayracmachay.
  • You will return to the town of Chaullay, changing the landscape, from mountains to vegetation where you will be able to observe fruit plantations, vegetation, forests, tropical climate.
  • Second camp will be in Challway, in the middle of the tropical forest.
  • Main Temples Machupicchu

    Main Temples Machupicchu

  • Main view Machupicchu

    Main view Machupicchu

  • Temple of Three Windows Machupicchu

    Temple of Three Windows Machupicchu

Day 03: Challway – Wiñaypoco – La Playa -Hidroeléctrica

  • Breakfast, then start the walk in the middle of the flora and fauna.
  • We can enjoy the most beautiful landscapes, vegetation of low jungle, see spectacular waterfalls, coffee plantations and fruit trees.
  • We will descend to the zone called La Playa to get on a bus and go to the zone called La Hidroeléctrica, to then continue on our way to the town of Aguas Calientes. (Approximately time of duration of 02 hours).
  • Arriving at the town of Águas Calientes, we will be accommodated in the designated hotel.
  • Pisac Handicrafts Market

    Pisac Handicrafts Market

  • Machupicchu Perú

    Machupicchu Perú

  • Loreto Cusco Street

    Loreto Cusco Street

Day 04: Transfer to the aiport

  • At the appointed time, transfer to the airport in Cusco.
  • Return flight from Cusco to Lima.

Tour Details

In Shared Minimum 05 people
In Private Minimum 02 persons

Includes
  • Private transportation from Cusco to the town of Mollepata.
  • Professional bilingual mountain guide.
  • Camping equipment (Tent for 02 people, Dining tent, Kitchen tent, mattress, tables and chairs)
  • First Aid Kit and Oxygen.
  • Muleteer and mules to move the camping equipment.
  • 06 kilos of luggage allowed per person.
  • Emergency horse.
  • Cook and kitchen assistant.
  • Transportation from the beach to the hydroelectric plant.
  • 02 nights of camping.
  • 01 night in a designated hotel in the town of Aguas Calientes.
  • 04 breakfasts, 03 lunches, 03 dinners (Vegetarian option).
  • Snack and boiled water every day.
  • 01 dinner restaurant in Aguas Calientes the last night.
  • 01 bus ticket from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance to the Machupicchu Sanctuary.
  • Ticket of tourist train to Ollantaytambo.
  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
Not Included
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Last lunch.
  • Entrance to the Huaynapicchu mountain.
  • Entrance to the thermal waters.
  • Gratitude.
  • Extra expenses.
  • Hotel in Cusco
Price per personDesde $ 470.00

Additional information

  • The reservation must be made in advance, at least 1 month before.
  • All personal information is required to proceed with the reservation, especially the passport.
  • The participant must carry his own backpack during the tour.
  • If by any chance the passenger cancels his service, or desists from continuing the service it is not refundable, except for the entrance to Machupicchu and the train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Cusco.
  • The passenger must declare if he has any illness or personal treatment, for the knowledge of the company.
  • The agency will not be responsible for natural or other problems, in case of strikes and delayed train departures.
  • If the passenger is a student, he must carry his student card validated by the educational institution of his country.
  • Any doubt or question please check our terms and conditions.

Considerations

  • Carry a hiking backpack, rain poncho, hiking shoes, warm clothing.
  • It is also necessary to carry a flashlight with batteries, a camera, hat or cap.
  • Important sunscreen and insect repellent.
  • Water purifying tablets (optional), swimming suit.
  • Original passport.
  • Cash in soles and dollars.
  • Optional walking sticks.
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