TREK SALKANTAY  5D/4N

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

DAY 1: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA – CHALLACANCHA (BEGINNING OF THE TREK)– SORAYPAMPA – LAGUNA UMANTAY. (OPTIONAL)
(Distance 14 km. Time of trek 6-7 hours approximately)
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 3850 masl · MINIMAL ALTITUDE: 2850 masl
05:00 hrs. Pick up from hotel
05:30 hrs. Departure by bus from Cusco – Mollepata
08:30 hrs. Mollepata – 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 Overnight.

DAY 2: SORAYPAMPA – SALKANTAY PASS – HUAYRAMACHAY – CHAULLAY
(Distance 21 km. Time of trek 9 hours approximately)
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 4650 masl · MINIMAL ALTITUDE: 2900 masl
05:30 hrs. Breakfast
06:30 hrs. Trek to Chaullay .
10:00 hrs. SALKANTAY PASS (4650 masl – 15,255 ft)
12:00 hrs. Lunch inthe route (HUAYRAMACHAY- RAYANIYOC)
17:00 hrs. Arrived to CHAULLAY (second camp site ).
18:00 hrs. Dinner and Overnight.

DAY 3: CHAULLAY – LA PLAYA – SANTA TERESA / LUCMABAMBA
(Distance 18 km. Time of trek 6 hours approximately)
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 2900 masl · MINIMAL ALTITUDE: 1800 masl
06:30 hrs. Breakfast
07:30 hrs. Trek to la Playa.
12:30 hrs. Lunch (LA PLAYA SAHUAYACO)
13:00 hrs. Transfert to SANTA TERESA or LUCMABAMBA in local shared bus.
15:00 hrs. Optional visit to COLCALMAYO’s Hot springs (only for people that spend the night at Santa Teresa.)
17:00 hrs. Come back to the camp in SANTA TERESA.
19:00 hrs. Dinner and Overnight.

DAY 4: SANTA TERESA / LUCMABAMBA – HIDROELÉCTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES
(Distance 18 km. Time of trek 6 hours approximately)
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 2900 masl · MINIMAL ALTITUDE: 1600 masl
07:30 hrs. Breakfast.
08:00 hrs. Transfert to HIDROELECTRICA in local shared bus.
11:30 hrs. Lunch (HIDROELECTRICA)
12:30 hrs. Trek to Machu Picchu Town
15:30 hrs. Arrived to Aguas Calientes.
18:30 hrs. Dinner and Overnight.

DAY 5: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO
(Time of visit 2 hours approximately)
04:00 hrs. Breakfast at your hotel.
04:30 hrs. Transfert or trek to Machu Picchu.
08:30 hrs. Guide tour to Machu Picchu 02 hrs.
12:30 hrs. Time recommended to get off of the Sanctuary and get down to Aguas Calientes.
Optional:
Time free for activities extra:
• Excursion mountain Huayna Picchu. (ask for the supplement)
• Excursion Machupicchu Montaña. (ask for the supplement)
• Excursion the bridge Inca. (Without supplement)

• Briefing where the guide will explain and give you more details about the trek and give us the maps.
• Professional tourist guide.(Spanish ).
• Transport Hotel Cusco – Beginning of the Trek.
• Chef.
• Muleteers and Beasts of burden to carry the camping equipment (tents, 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 advancee.
• First Aid Kit, oxygen bottle.
• Camping Equipment (tents Doite PROACONCAGUA y KAYLAS Impermeability 5mil + matras inflatable Doite CROSS TEC).
• Kitchen Equipment (Kitche tent, dining tent, utensils).
• Guided Tour in Machu Picchu about 2 hours.

• IGV. (General tax of Sales).
• Housing in Aguas Calientes.
• Entry to COLLPAPAMPA’s Hot Springs. (Referential price 2019 S/. 20 nuevos soles/$7 american dollars)
• Transfert to COLLPAPAMPA’s Hot Springs. (Referential price 209 S/. 20 nuevos soles/$7 american dollars)
• Train Hidroeléctrica – Machupicchu town. (Referential price 2019 $35 american dollars)
• 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.
• 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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