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This express version of the Salcantay Trek is available for trekkers short on time. You will arrive to Machu Picchu via train from Hidroelectrica. The hardest part is on Day 2 due to our ascending at 4600 m/15090 ft to the Salcantay Pass to Machu Picchu.
Salcantay Trek 4 Days Package Details :
Starting point : Cusco
Ending point : Cusco
Duration : 4 days
Trip style : Active
Activities : Archaeological, Cultural, Ecological, Hiking and Camping
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Itinerary day by day :
(B)=Breakfast ; (L)=Lunch ; (D)=Dinner

We will leave from Cusco approximately between 4:30 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. A bus will take us to the town of Mollepata (2900 meters above sea level) where we will arrive approximately at 8:00 in the morning, we will stop for last minute supplies, leg-stretching or to use the restrooms. We will continue to our trek starting point, Soraypampa (3850 meters above sea level). We will meet with our support staff, and they will load the equipment on horses and mules. Around 9:00 a.m., we will begin our walk toward Humantay Lake. On our way we will have a beautiful view of the majestic Salkantay, other mountains covered with snow, and the Valley of Apurimac River. About 1:00p.m., we will have a Peruvian lunch in a placed called Salkantaypampa. After lunch, we will hike to our first campsite, Soyrococha, where we will also have dinner.

Today, nature will change drastically from dry sceneries to snowy peaks and tropical areas. After a nutritious breakfast, we will start the most difficult part of the trek. We will start the hike around 8:00 in the morning. We will hike for about one hour and a half, gradually ascending, until reaching the highest point (4600 meters above sea level). We will appreciate spectacular views of the mountains and the imposing snowy peaks of the Salkantay (6264 meters above sea level) which is known as the second highest point of the Cusco region. On our way down we will visit the amazing “intense blue” Salkantay Lake. Around 12:30 p.m., we will have our lunch, in the area called Huayracmachay. After a trek of approximately 3 hours, we will arrive to our camp in Challway (2920 meters above sea level). Around 7:00 p.m., we will recuperate from the trek and eat dinner.

Around 7:00a.m., we will start our trek and we will enjoy the beautiful sunrise. We will walk for about 5 hours toward Playa Sahuayaco and during this period; we will observe a town called Collpabamba, also called the "Forest Cloudy Brow" where waterfalls, fruit-bearing trees, varied flora, and birds can be observed. salcantay pass river crossing If we are lucky, we will be able to observe the famous bird called the "Cock of the Rocks". Once at Playa Sahuayaco, we will take a local bus to drive us to Santa Teresa where we will have our lunch at around 1:30p.m. After lunch, we will drive you to the hydroelectric train station where we will take a train to the town of Aguas Calientes (2000 meters above sea level). Here, you have the option of going to the thermal hot springs. We will have dinner at 7:00p.m. and accommodation at the hotel or hostel of your choice.

Today, you will start early at around 4:30a.m. to take the bus to Machu Picchu. In Machu Picchu, you will have a guided tour for about two hours and after that you will be free to explore the Citadel and take pictures, if you desire, walk up to the Sun Gate or ascent toward the Huaynapicchu Mountain. At your convenience walk down back to Aguas Calientes. At 6:20p.m. (depending on availability), you will be taking a train to Ollantaytambo and from there, a bus will drive you to Cusco.

Tour inclusions :

- Hotel Night in Aguas Calientes
- Weight Allowance: 8 Kilograms per trekker (weights to be carried by horses)
- Transportation to head of Salkantay trail.
- English/Spanish speaker professional guide
- Personal pad (double foam)
- Tents (Marmot Limestone)
- Cook and cooking equipment
- Horses (to carry the tents and cooking equipment)
- Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
- Guided visit to Machu Picchu.
- Bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu
- Expedition train ticket hidroelectrica/aguas calientes/ollantaytambo (VistaDome Train upgrade may be necessary in busy seasons based on availability)
- Transfer Ollantaytambo train station to downtown Cusco
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge.
- First Aid equipment
- Complimentary transfer Airport/Hotel upon arrival in Cusco (please specify arrival time and flight number)
- Salkantay Survivor Certificate
- Personal Travel Advisor assigned for you to customize the rest of your Peru Trip

2018 Price per traveller :
  • Group Service
  • Private Service

Including Aguas Calientes hotel Double Single

Including Aguas Calientes hotel 01 pax 2-4 pax 5-8 pax 9-14 pax

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* Hotel Night in Aguas Calientes INCLUDED.
If any of the hotels specified are sold out we will accommodate you in a hotel of the same category with no extra charge.

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Aditional horse : USD 95.00
Single tent supplement : USD 25.00
Sleeping bag : USD 25.00
Student Discount: USD 30.00 off of group service price
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