Trekking Salkantay Machupicchu 4 Days
classic Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu tour is an alternative to the traditional Inca Trail. The sacred road is an avant-garde experience for adventure.
rekking Salkantay Machupicchu
DAY 1: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA
We pick up from 04.30 AM of their respective hotels, we leave Cusco at 05.00 AM passing through the towns of Izcuchaca and Limatambo arriving at Mollepata where we will be approximately at 08:00 AM where we will have our breakfast, and then we will deliver 07 kilos to our muleteer
MOLLEPATA – MARQOQ’ASA-SORAYPAMPA
Once again we will board the bus from Mollepata to Marqoq’asa for 45 minutes, then we will begin the hike to the viewpoint where we will be able to appreciate the humantay snow capped mountains and Incas, then we will continue for the time of 03.30 hours to lunch point and Soraypampa camp .
Marqoq’asa and Soraypampa (14 km, 5 hours)
OPTION: Ascent and visit to the Humantay lagoon located 4220 m.s.n.m the ascent we do in 01.20 minutes and the descent in 40 minutes.
Our tea time is approximately at 18.00 pm and then we will go to our dinner at 7.30 pm, finally we will go to our tents or sleeping tents.
DAY 2: SORAYMAPA – SALKANTAY – CHAULLAY
At 05:00 am we will have breakfast to continue with our walk at 06.30 am, making a gradual ascent of 04 hours to the Salkantay pass point located at 4650 meters above sea level.
We will be able to pass through 02 important points of history (salkantay-pampa and soyroq’ocha) in the pass we will make a small offering with coca leaves to our pachamama and the apu salkantay, and we will talk about history and religion of the Incas.
We make the descent of 02.30 minutes to the point of huayrac-pampa lunch where we will be 01.30 minutes tasting lunch, we continue the walk from the 4100 meters to 2900 meters for the time of 03.30 minutes all this way in jungle brows coming to the camp of Chaullay name where we will have our tea and dinner
SORAYPAMPA – SALKANTAY – CHAULLAY (22KM, 10 HOURS)
DAY 3: CHAULLAY – PLAYA SAHUAYACO – SANTA TERESA
We will take our breakfast at 06.00 am, then we will walk for the time 05.30 hours all through our jungle brow with ascents and descent plains, in this journey we will appreciate coffee plantations, orchids, bees, bromeliads and many natural plants used for natural medicine.
trekking a salkantay
arriving at our lunch point Sahuayaco Beach where we will have lunch, then we will take a transport to hydro-electric and then walk for 3 hours to Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the night in a hostel and we will have the last dinner in a restaurant.
CHAULLAY -PLAYA-HIDRO ELECTRICA-AGUAS CALIENTES
DAY 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO
We will get up in the morning very early to have a visit to Machu Picchu, where we will have a guided tour of the Machu Picchu citadel to visit temples, terraces, palaces and platforms, then have time to take pictures and explore on their own.
adventure tour through the Andes mountain range
Type of Trip: Trekking / Hiking, Cultural, Adventurer.
Good for: 4,650 meters.
Difficulty: Moderate, Difficult.
Considerations: Check availability of mountain entrance Machupicchu and mountain Huaynapicchu ..
Start altitude: 3200m / 9515ft.
salkantay trekking 4 days
Highest Altitude – 4650m / 15,200ft.
Walking distance – 60 km.
Longest day – Day 2, approximately 22 km / 11 miles.
Coolest night – Day 1 around 0 degrees.
Acclimatization is recommended.
- Transportation from Cusco to Mollepata in TOURIST BUSES.
- Professional guide
- The horses (equipment, food and equipment of 5 Kilos of the client (including stores and mattresses).
- Entrance to Machu Picchu.
- 1 night accommodation in Hostal Aguas Calientes.
- Round trip (train) ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo – depending on availability.
- Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco by bus (TOURIST) with a final descent point in Plaza San Francisco.
- Breakfast on the first day.
- Lunch on the last day.
- Hot water during the tour.
- Entrance to Huaynapicchu.
- Sleeping bag.
- Services and additional expenses.
- Passport (Note: Requires for the entrance to Machu Picchu).
- Hot clothes for the night
- Waterproof clothes. Flash. Hat. Several shirts.
- Insect repellent.
- Plastic poncho for the rain.
- Water purifying tablets.
- First aid kit.
- Water bottle.
- Student license (if applicable).
- Soles or additional dollars.