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SALKANTAY TREKK & MACHU PICCHU
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11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS
LIMA - CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY - MACHU PICCHU


The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is the most popular alternative trek to the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, as it doesn’t require a permit in advance, takes the same number of days and is the only alternative trek where you see Machu Picchu from the trail.


GENERAL INFORMATION

PLACES VISITED

Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu



HIGHLIGHTS
  • The magical city of Cusco, colonial churches, markets and ruins.

  • Visit the Ollantaytambo ruins and town.

  • Trekking where you will enjoy wonderful scenery along the Sakantay Route

  • Feel the energy of the Incas in the wonderful Inca citadel of Machu Picchu


SUMMARY:

DAY 01: ARRIVE LIMA
DAY 02: FLY LIMA/CUSCO 
DAY 03: CITY TOUR
DAY 04: SACRED VALLEY
DAY 05: FIRST DAY SALKANTAY TREKK
DAY 06: SALKANTAY TREKK
DAY 07: SALKANTAY TREKK
DAY 08: ARRIVE TO MACHU PICCHU
DAY 09: BACK TO CUSCO
DAY 10: FREE DAY IN CUSCO
DAY 11: FLIGHT LIMA AND RETURN HOME

DAY 01: ARRIVE LIMA

You will be welcomed by our local staff at the Lima airport and transferred to the hotel

DAY 02: FLIGHT LIMA/CUSCO
Breakfast
At the indicated time, pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport to take the flight to the city of Cusco. Arrival to the city of Cusco (3.399 m.a.s.l). Transfer to the hotel.

DAY 03: CITY TOUR CUSCO

Breakfast
By the afternoon pick up from the hotel to explore the magical city of Cusco and the Inca constructions that surround the city. Beginning in the Cathedral full of history and works of art, then we will see the Temple of the Sun Qoricancha. We will also visit the imposing fortress of Sacsayhuaman Qenqo, Puka - Pukara and finally Tambomachay

DAY 04: INCA SACRED VALLEY

Breakfast / Lunch
In the morning pick up from the hotel to tour the Sacred Valley. First we will visit Pisac, famous for its handicrafts, where we will also visit the archaeological center. At noon we will enjoy a delicious lunch in Urubamba, then visit the Ollantaytambo ruins. Night in the Sacred Valley according to the chosen hotel.

DAY 05: SALKANTAY TREKK – MOLLEPATA / SORAYPAMPA

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
We leave from Cusco, approximately 5:00 am, to Mollepata, passing before Izcuchaca and Limatambo. Already in Mollepata / Cruzpata, where we will arrive around 9:00 am, we begin on our first day of hiking, arriving at approximately noon. We will serve lunch in the sector called Silca and after a rest, we will walk for three more hours to arrive at our first camp in Soraypampa

DAY 06: SALKANTAY TREKK – UMANTAY / HUAYRAC

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
After a good breakfast, we will prepare our equipment to start our hiking, quite long. We will cross a beautiful place called Pampa de Salkantay; then we will be at the highest point between Salkantay and Umantay, at only 4500 m.a.s.l. From here we can see the snow and glacier of the same name, after two hours, we will have a good lunch, rest and continue until we reach our second camp known as Huayrac.

DAY 07: SALKANTAY TREKK – HUAYRAC / LLUSKAMAYU

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
This day will be unforgettable because, thanks to this hike, we will be able to delight ourselves with a great variety of flora and fauna. We start the activity from Huayrac, passing through the community of Arranniyuc, continuing our descent through the local vegetation, observing hot springs in a valley near the Santa Teresa River, here you can also see a great variety of orchids and great and wonderful waterfalls. Finally, we will arrive at our camp called Lluskamayu.

DAY 08: SALKANTAY TREKK – SAHUAYACO / MACHU PICCHU
Breakfast
Early in the morning, we begin the trek; in the route we will appreciate a great variety of plantations of coffee, banana, coca and other tropical fruits. Then we will be arriving at Sahuayaco, place of lunch. After three more hours, we will be appreciating part of the citadel of Machupicchu from an angle where we will stop for a few minutes to rest and enjoy this breathtaking landscape. Afterwards, we will descend to the hydroelectric, where we will take the train to the town of Machu Picchu, where we will spend the night in the chosen hotel (Optionally the group can take bus or truck to Santa Teresa and Hidroeléctrica and from there walk to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu village) .

DAY 09: BACK TO CUSCO

Breakfast
If you have time and energy, we can organize in advance the visit to the Hayna Picchu Mountain, a place full of magic and especially from where you can see the Inca city of Machu Picchu in all its splendor

Remember that the entrances for Hayna Picchu are limited and if you want to reserve your entrances it must be in advance time

At the indicated time we will take the train to return to Cusco. Arrival Cusco and transfer to the hotel.

DAY 10: FREE DAY IN CUSCO

Breakfast
Rest of the free day in the city of Cusco accompanied by the guide.

DAY 11: FLIGHT LIMA AND BACK HOME
Breakfast
At the indicated time pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport and flight to Lima city. Arrive Lima and board the international flight
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GROUP SERVICES

Price per person starting at:

USD 1460


PRIVATE SERVICES

Price per person starting at:

USD 1790


IMPORTANT

  • Those prices are based on the recommended hotels
  • If you prefer another hotel please contact us
  • Prices valid until March 2019

INCLUDED:

  • Arrival and departure transfer
  • City Tour Cusco.
  • Sacred Valley Tour
  • Machu Picchu Tour
  • Expedition Train from Machu Picchu to Cusco (USD 90 extra for VISTADOME train).
  • Machu Picchu entrances
  • Bus down to Machu Picchu
  • BTC
  • English speaking guide
  • 01 Night in Lima.
  • 04 Nights in Cusco.
  • 03 Nights in camping
  • 01 Night in the Sacred Valley
  • 01 Night in Machu Picchu

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International Flights
  • Flight Lima/Cusco/Lima (USD 150 approx. per person).
  • Meals not indicated in the program
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tip
  • Travel Insure
  • Machu Picchu (USD 70) or Huayna Picchu (USD 80) on the second day in Machu Picchu
  • Bus up and down to Machu Picchu on the second day.​
Remember that if you are looking for a trekk in this wonderful Inca place, we have Ausangate trekk, Sankatay, Lares, etc, as alternatives to the Inca trail, all of them just as wonderful, consult for another of these trekks and we will gladly assist you.

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CASA ANDINA
LIMA
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SAN AGUSTIN PLAZA
CUSCO
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CASA ANDINA
SACRED VALLEY

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CASA ANDINA
MACHU PICCHU

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