Salkantay Tour 4 Days 3 Nights + Return by Bus / Train Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
It is one of the most spectacular walks that can be done in Cuzco. In it you will enjoy such beautiful landscapes and snowy mountains, Andean landscapes, tropical forests and even dense jungle. If you are thinking of doing a hiking route to Machu Picchu and want to be away from everything, near the Andean communities and appreciate the diverse nature of Peru, Salkantay Trek is the ideal route.
1DAY 1: Cusco - Mollepata - Challacancha - Soraypampa - Humantay Lake
Between 4:20 a.m. at 4:50 a.m. We will pick you up from your hotel - Cusco in our tourist bus, then we will go with a trip to the town of Mollepata (height of 2900mt-9514 feet) that is at a distance of approximately 2. hours from the city of Cusco, where we will take a break from About 20 minutes where you can prepare with last-minute supplies or anything you have forgotten in the city (water, rain poncho, insect repellent, etc.).
Then we will continue our trip to the place of Challacancha, which is the beginning of the walk (height of 3600 mt-11500 ft.); Then we will have 5 hours of travel along the road until we reach the base of the camp called Soraypampa (height 3912 mt -12834 ft.); where we will have lunch enjoying the panoramic view of mountains, breathe the thin air of mountains and its geography like the snowy Humantay (4200 mt-13779 ft) and also the snowy Salkantay (6271 mt-20575 ft), after a Rest we will make an ascent for 1 hour of walk towards the Humantay lagoon and then we will return to the base of the camp where we will have the time to have a tea and also dinner.
2DAY 2: Soraypampa - Salkantay Pass - Huayrapungo - Chaullay
This is the most difficult day of the walk, for this reason we get up 5:00 a.m. and breakfast will be 5:30 a.m. our hike will begin 6:00 a.m .; "However, waking up at dawn in the middle of the extensive meadows of Soraypampa, the sun that illuminates the Andean peaks of the mountains that sprout from behind makes it an energizing and fascinating start for a good day of hiking."
Now we make an ascent to the pass lasts 3 to 4 hours of walking along the road until we reach the Salkantay pass (height 4630 mt-15190 ft) “Although the air is scarce and steep”; Once you have crossed the pass we will have a traditional Andean ceremony with the whole group, then we will descend to the place of Huayrapunku (height 3912 mt-12834 ft) where we will have lunch and then continue to the second Chaullay camp (height 2900 mt- 9514 ft).
"On the road to Chaullay there are several camping tents and small villages scattered among the plains, and it is amazing to think that there are a handful of local people who live permanently so far away from modern society and in those harsh natural conditions."
3DAY 3: Chaullay - Sahuayo Beach - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes
We wake up early as 6:00 a.m. and we have breakfast 6:30 am, we will begin the trek in a jungle at the height of a very beautiful geography of rivers between the plains, waterfalls and raging streams where we can appreciate the flora and fauna of this place like orchid plantations Cacao, coffee, fruit trees Coca bananas papaya, avocado, granadilla and birds like hummingbird, parrots and rooster from the rocks, and pumas are exceptionally rare, etc. The view of the valley is enough to occupy your mind during the 4 hours of walking until you reach Sahuayo Beach (2064 mt - 6771 ft); where we will have a lunch and then we will have to take a taxi to get to the Hydroelectric (for this transport the payment is of US $ 10 extra not included); where we will meet on the way with another Group that left a day before us and we will join this and then we will walk along the train tracks to Aguas Calientes to sleep in a private Hotel.
4DAY 4: Aguas Calientes - Tour to Machupicchu
This day we will start very early at 4:00 a.m. The first part of the trip is flat for ½ hour and for 1 hour you ascend the road to Machupicchu where we will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. To be able to see and enjoy the sunrise and have a visit in Machupicchu with our professional guide for an average of 2 hours of tour and then you will have free time to do your personal exploration you in the citadel of Machu Picchu.
"Machupicchu is special, and seeing the sun break the mountains and illuminate the city of stone is a unique opportunity in life for every visitor."
Then from 11.00 am we have to leave the city of Machu Picchu to begin our walk for 3 more hours to the Hydroelectric where we will board our bus to return to the city of Cusco.
The return is included in the bus of the Hydroelectric power station at 2:45 p.m. and arriving in Cusco between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. (Approximately 6 hours of travel). Transportation to return to Cusco on the last day.
WE RECOMMEND TO TAKE:
- Sneakers or hiking shoes.
- Sun block
- Fly repellents
- Lightweight backpack
- Appropriate clothing / Rain poncho.
- Money for your personal expenses.
IMPORTANT: What you should know before booking
- We need to know the exact arrival date and information of your accommodation in Cusco.
- Properly provide us with your personal information for INC reservations (Entrance to Machupicchu).
- Provide your whatsapp or email information to have communication.
- We recommend booking in advance (2 weeks) to guarantee dates.
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- We guarantee the quality of service at the best price.
PRICES ARE PER PERSON AND EXPRESSED IN AMERICAN DOLLARS
Economic - package
|Adult Foreigner||$ 290.00 USD|
|Adult Foreigner||$ 270.00 USD|
|Andean Community Adult||$ 270.00 USD|
|Andean Community Student||$ 250.00 USD|
Package - Enhanced
|Adult Foreigner||$ 420.00 USD|
|Foreign Student||$ 400.00 USD|
|Andean Community Adult||$ 400.00 USD|
|Andean Community Student||$ 380.00 USD|
Package - Superior
|Adult Foreigner||$ 540.00 USD|
|Foreign Student||$ 500.00 USD|
|Andean Community Adult||$ 500.00 USD|
|Andean Community Student||$ 480.00 USD|
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- If you are a student, it is valid only with a valid card and current year date and it must be the plasticized one, electronic or paper is not accepted and under 25 years of age.
- The Simple Accommodation is based on a double room, but if you want a private room it is more $ 10.00 USD.