Salkantay Trek Machu Picchu 4 Days 3 Nights Trip
Get off the beaten path to Machu Picchu during this Salkantay Trek 4 Days trip along the higher, and more scenic and less traveled Salkantay trekking route. Over the course of this 4 Days Salkantay Trek Machu Picchu trip, youâ€™ll enjoy an incredible view of snow-capped Andean peaks, and cross a mountain pass at 15,255 ft (4,650 meters) before eventually descending back into the jungle landscapes at a lower altitude. Cap it all off with your final day at Salkantay Trek Machu Picchu, the unforgettable Lost City of the Incas.
|Accommodation:||2 nights camping, 1-night hotel in Machu Picchu town|
|Transportation||Bus & Train|
|Type of Trek||Archaeological, Cultural, Ecological and Adventure|
|Max.elevation||4650 m / 15,090 ftÂ (Salkantay Pass)|
|Group Size||Min 02 and Max 13|
|Group service price||US$ 399Â â€“ Secure Checkout PayPal Â Pay Now!|
Day 1: Cuzco â€“ Humantay Lagoon â€“ Soraypampa CampBe picked up between 4:40 am â€“ 5:00 am and drive by tourist bus to Mollepata (2,900m) where you can stretch your legs and buy snacks. Continue by car to Challacancha where we will make final preparations and double check our equipment. Embark on a 3-hour walk that will take us to Soraypampa (3,920m) where you will have lunch with panoramic views of beautiful snow-capped mountains. Hike up to Laguna de Humantay (approx. 1.5 hours each way) for more incredible views of the Andes Mountains and then return to camp for the night. The first campsite is located at 3,920m and is the highest and coldest campsite of the trip. Take some time to rest up, and enjoy your first night immersed in nature. Have dinner and go to sleep early. Meals: L,D
Day 2: Soraypampa â€“ Salkantay Pass â€“ Chaullay CampThis day we will have early breakfast at 6:00 am and begin a 4-hour walk to the highest pass on this Salkantay Trek (4,650m) located halfway between 2 huge mountains; Salkantay on the right and Humantay on the left. From the pass, the views of the 2 snow-capped mountains are incredible with a possibility of snow here. After a 2-hour downhill hike, a well-deserved lunch will be served at Huayracpampa, followed by another 3-hour trek to the campsite at Chaullay or Colcapampa as you near the beginning of the high jungle region at 2,900 meters. Meals: B,L,D
Day 3: Chaullay â€“ La Playa â€“ Hydroelectric Station â€“ Aguas Calientes townAfter breakfast at 6:30 am, you will trek through the upper jungle crossing the Santa Teresa River and a variety of little brooks. Pass through valleys and enjoy the views of waterfalls, tropical fruits and plants. Have lunch at La Playa (2,200m) and continue by car to Santa Teresa town. Then, drive to Hydroelectric Station (40 minutes) and hike for 3 hours to Aguas Calientes town. Meals: B,L,D
Day 4: Explore Machu Picchu â€“ CuzcoToday, you will be able to choose between waking up at 4.30 a.m and walking up to Machu Picchu or taking a bus to Machu Picchu at 5:30am. Once at Machu Picchu, you will have a guided tour around citadel of Salkantay Trek Machu Picchu. Then once finished you will have free time about 2 hrs to explore by yourselves the Citadel and take pictures. At 18:20 hrs or 19:00 hrs. You will catch your train from Aguas Calientes town to Ollantaytambo takes about two hours and from there; a bus will drive you to San Francisco Plaza Cuzco. Note: We suggest to arrive at least 2 day ahead in Cuzco, in order to get used to the altitude the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu is available from Jan until Dec 2019.
|The Package Include:||The Package Does Not Include:|
|Pre-departure briefing and maps||Rentals:Â Sleeping bag â€“15ÂºC-comfort (0ÂºF). ($25)|
|Private ground transportation to the trailhead||Rentals: Walking sticks Â ($.15)|
|Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu and Salkantay park||Extra expenses: Lunch & dinner on the last day after visiting Machu Picchu|
|English speaking tour guide||Entrance to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes town Â ($.4)|
|Masterchef and cooking equipment||Optional - nonÂ mandatory:Â Entrance to Huayna Picchu Â or Machu Picchu Mountain ($67) per person|
|Camping gear: tent, mats, Â and horses||Â Vista-dome Â train Â upgrade ($90) 18:10hrs|
|1 duffel bag where you can out maximum of 6kg per person (including sleeping bag) â€“ days 1 to 2 (we are going to carry in our horses)||Early train: Incase you are planning to return earlierÂ from MachuÂ Picchu to Cusco, we can book forÂ youÂ earlier train cost additional ($35) perÂ tickets. 14:30hrs - 14:55|
|Meals; 3 Breakfast, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinner Â (available vegetarian food)|
|Basic first-aid kit including emergency oxygen|
|Train ticket (Executive class) Aguas Calientes town â€“ Â Ollantaytambo|
|Tourist bus transportation from Ollantaytambo â€“ Â San Francisco Plaza Cusco|
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