Trekking Salkantay – Machupicchu

5 Days / 4 Nights

Pick up at the hotel (05:00). We board the bus heading to the village of Mollepata (2830 m), arriving there at 09:00. This is where our adventure begins. We walk for 4 hours admiring the great diversity of flora and fauna. Afterwards we get to Silcakancha, the site planned for our lunch. We continue the journey and after 3 hours we arrive in Soraypampa (3700 m) where we have dinner and rest until the next day.

We begin this day with breakfast and then start the hike to Soraypampa (3700 m) until we get to Colpabamba 9 hours later at an elevation of 3400 meters. We also cross a summit of 4650 meters and admire the mountain range of the Andes and the impressive Salkantay Mountain (6271 m). After contemplating such beauty we descend and then have lunch. After 1 hour we continue on the hike until we get to Colpabamba (2800 m approx.) characterized as a tropical zone and noted for the presence of mosquitoes. Here we camp and have dinner.

We wake up at 06:45 to have breakfast and continue our hike until we get to Lluscamayu, a suitable place to have lunch. On the way we visit Inca bridges, and observe the exotic flora and fauna of the zone. After 2 hours we arrive in La Playa (2200 m), a small village, where we are to camp, have dinner and spend the night.

This day starts with breakfast, and after we board a local bus and head off to the village of Santa Teresa (1650 m). Right away we go for a small walk for 1 hour in the direction of Oroya crossing the Urubamba River. Afterwards we board a local bus again which takes us to the hydroelectric plant where we have lunch. After 1 hour we start the hike towards the picturesque village of Aguas Calientes (2050 m) arriving there after 1 hour and a half. Later we get settled into a hostel to have dinner and rest.

After breakfast we take the bus in the direction of the historic sanctuary of Machupicchu where we have a guided visit of approximately 2 hours. Later we have free time to admire this majestic site. Afterwards we return by bus to Aguas Calientes where we take the train heading to Cusco.

The tour includes: Pickup from your hotel, transport Cusco-Mollepata, complete board on the tour, tent, insulation mat, professional English-Spanish guide, 1 night in a hostel in Aguas Calientes, bus up/down to ruins, entrance ticket to Machupicchu, return ticket in tourist train (Expedition class) Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo, bus from Ollaytantambo to Cusco.
The tour does not include: Personal porter, sleeping bag.

Price per person: 354 USD (minimum 1 person – shared tour).

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