Day 1 Cusco - Mollepata - Soraypampa
Salkantay trekking to Machu Picchu a At 4:30 am we will pick you up at your lodging in Cusco to set out for Mollepata, which is at 2900 meters of altitude. We will go to Marcocasa, town we will start our walk until we reach Soraypampa, .
(16 km a pie, 6 horas).
We will continue to the beautiful Humantay Lagoon, where we will enjoy incredible views of the lagoon with the snow-capped mountains, creating a unique landscape that is considered one of the most beautiful in the Andes. We will return to Soraypampa camp where we will have dinner and rest until the next morning.
Day 2 Soraypampa - Soyrococha – Huayracmachay – Colpapampa
After breakfast we will begin the ascent to the Salkantay pass, which is at 4750 meters above sea level, the highest point of the entire route, from where we will be able to observe the beautiful valleys and the impressive snow-capped peaks. Then we will begin our descent to the Huayracmachay village where we will have time to recover strength to continue to our camp in Colpapampa.
Day 3 Colpapampa – Playa Sahuayaco – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas Calientes
We will start our hike to the small town of La Playa Sahuayaco through the Santa Teresa Valley. We will be in full contact with nature, we will see rivers, waterfalls, beautiful wild orchids and coffee - banana plantations among others. A private bus will take us to Santa Teresa where we will take a transport to Hidroeléctrica from where we will continue on foot for another 3 hours following the train line to the town of Aguas Calientes.
Salkantay trekking to Machu Picchu for the world
In Aguas Calientes you will have free time before dinner to rest or visit the town.
Tonight we will stay in our hostel with private room and bathroom. The next day we will have one of the most special moments of our tour, the imposing fortress of the city of Machu Picchu.
Day 4 Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco
To start the fifth and last day of the Salkantay trek with a 1.5 hour walk to Machu Picchu.
We will enjoy a 2-hour guided tour, after which we will have free time to explore it and take a leisurely look at the historic citadel.
We will return to Aguas Calientes (if you want you can return by bus to avoid the walk, buying the ticket there for 12 USD ), we will have free time and take the train to Ollantaytambo, where our transport will be waiting for us to take us to the city of Cusco.
Salkantay trekking to Machu Picchu finish in the City Cusco
What's Included in Salkantay Trek Classic 4 days
Pick up at the hotel / hostal.
Entrance to Machu Picchu.
Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
2 Nights in camp 1 Night in hostel
5 Kilos per person
Entrance to Salkantay Mountain
- Bus up to Machupicchu
- Breakfast on the first day.
- Lunch on the last day.
- Aperitifs and garnishes.
- Water in bottles.
- Sleeping bag
- Santa Teresa Thermal Waters
- Sleeping Bag
- Machu Picchu Mountain
- Cocalmayo Hot Spring
- Train From Hydro Electric to Aguas Calientes
- Fist Class Train To Ollantaytambo