TREK SALKANTAY 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

USEFUL INFORMATION:
This is the most popular of the alternative treks to Machupicchu, the trek follow the Vilcabamba mountain range and passes through stunning landscapes varying from the cloud forest to the high mountains. Along the way are fantastic views of second High Mountain in the Cusco area, SALKANTAY (“SAVAGE MOUNTAIN”) standing at 6,271m/19,685ft.

DIA 1: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA – CHALLACANCHA (BEGINNING OF THE TREK) – SORAYPAMPA – LAGUNA UMANTAY. (Visite optional)
(Distance 14 km. Time of trek 5-6 hours approximately))
Máximum altitude: 3850 m.s.n.m. • Minimum altitude: 2850 m.s.n.m.
05:00 hrs. Pick up from hotel
05:30 hrs. Departure from Cusco – Mollepata
08:30 hrs. Breakfast (included).
09:30 hrs. Beginning of the trek in Challacancha.
13:30 hrs. Lunch at SORAYPAMPA (first camp site)
15:00 hrs. Optional Visit to the glacier lagoon Humantay
18:00 hrs. Dinner and Overnigh

DAY 2: SORAYPAMPA – SALKANTAY PASS – HUAYRAMACHAY – CHAULLAY
(Distance 21 km. Time of trek 8-9 hours approximately)
Máximum altitude: 4650 m.s.n.m. • Minimum altitude: 2900 m.s.n.m.
05:00 hrs. Wake up.
05:30 hrs. Breakfast.
06:30 hrs. Beginning of the trek to Chaullay.
10:00 hrs. Salkantay Pass.
13:00 hrs. Lunch in route (HUAYRACMACHAY –RAYANNIYOC).
17:00 hrs. Arrived to Chaulay (second camp site).
18:00 hrs. Dinner and Overnigh

DAY 3: CHAULLAY – LA PLAYA SAHUAYACO – HIDROELECTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES
(Distance 26 km. Time of trek 10 hours approximately)
Máximum altitude: 2900m.s.n.m. • Minimum altitude: 1890 m.s.n.m.
05:00 hrs. Wake up.
05:30 hrs. Breakfast.
06:00 hrs. Beginning of the trek in Chaullay.
12:00 hrs. Lunch in LA PLAYA SAHUAYACO
12:45 hrs. Transfert to HIDROELECTRICA in local shared transport.
14:00 hrs. Trek to HIDROELECTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES.
17:00 hrs. Arrived to AGUAS CALIENTEES.
19:00 hrs. Dinner and Overnight.

DAY 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO
(Time of visit 2 hours approximately)
04:30 hrs. Breakfast or Box Lunch In your hotel.
05:30 hrs. Go up to Machu Picchu.
06:00 hrs. Visit guided to Machu Picchu 2 hrs.
12:30 hrs. Advisable schedule to come back to Aguas Calientes.
Come Back by train either ollantaytambo train station or poroy train station (it will depend the schedule time bought).
Transport to cusco city.

• Briefing where the guide will explain and give you more details about the trek and give us the maps.
• Professional tourist guide. (English Speaker).
• Transport Hotel Cusco – Beginning of the Trek.
• Chef.
• Horsman and Beasts of burden to carry the camping equipment (tents, thin mats) and food
• 7 kilos granted for the movement of personal pronouns of the client (clothes, sleeping bag, etc)
• Food (03 Breakfasts / 03 Lunches / 03 Dinners).
• Free vegetarian option, please inform in advance.
• First Aid Kit, oxygen bottle.
• Camping Equipment (tents + matras inflable Doite CROSS TEC).
• Kitchen Equipment (Kitchen tent, dining tent, utensils).
• Guided Tour in Machu Picchu about 2 hours.

• IGV. (General tax of Sales).
• Accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
• Entrance Ticket to Machu Picchu.
• Le bus CONSETTUR (any route included).
• Train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo station or Poroy station.
• Transfer from Ollantaytambo station or Poroy station to Cusco.

• Daily departures (Except for February raining season).
• It is required bring your original passport which you made the reservation during the Inca Trail.
• For students, it is requirement bring the original ISIC Card together with ther passport during the Inca Trail.
• If the Ministery of culture find fraudulent ISIC Cards, the admission to the Inca Trail will be denied without a claim or refund.
• In case of find ISIC Card expired, the admission to the Inca Trail will be denied without a claim or refund.
• The tip for guides, cooks and porters are not included in the tour price.

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