Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N

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5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 5 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-25516
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • A challenging yet worthwhile trek to Machu Picchu.
  • Cross through snowy high passes
  • Enjoy incredible views of the Andean peaks
  • Reach the comfort of Aguas Calientes town
The tour "Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu 5D/4N" starts and ends in Cusco. It is a trekking and hiking tour that takes 5 days taking you through Cusco, Mollepata, Colcapampa and 5 other destinations in Peru. "Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu 5D/4N" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This challenging and scenic trail is a unique journey among the Salkantay snowy peaks. Hike through mountains, jungles, valleys and villages on your way to Machu Picchu. Discover the diverse landscapes of the Andes mountain range and get to know the Inca history and local culture. This alternative route to Machu Picchu is the perfect combination of a classic and adventurous visit to Peru.
  • Day 1: Soraypampa Camp, Peru
  • Day 2: Colcapampa Camp, Peru
  • Day 3: Santa Teresa Town, Peru
  • Day 4: Aguas Calientes, Peru
  • Day 5: Machu Picchu, Peru
  • 4 Breakfast(s), 4 Lunch(es), 4 Dinner(s)
  • Cuzco Accommodation Pick-Up
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Bus Ollantaytambo to Cuzco
  • Bus and train transfers
  • Professional bilingual guide
Included Activities
  • Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu Entrance Fee
  • Foam Sleeping Mat
  • Emergency oxygen bottle
  • Small group experience; Max 15, Avg 4
  • Pre-departure briefing;
  • Horseman and mules to carry cooking and camping equipment plus a total of 5 kilos for each trekker. (This includes 2.5 kilos for your sleeping bag & mattress plus 2.5 kilos of personal items.)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Bottled Water
  • Guide for bus and train transfers (these portions are on your own
  • Day 1 Breakfast, Day 5 Lunch & Dinner
  • Airport Pick-Up/Drop-Off (please make your own way)
  • All the tips to the guides are optional and not included
  • Optional gratuities
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • From United States
  • On Nov 30 2019
5 - Excellent
It's hard to pick a favourite moment from this hike - we all enjoyed it thoroughly. The food was really impressive and our entire 'support' team were so friendly and always smiling. Special thanks to our guide who was really... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • From United States
  • On Nov 13 2019
5 - Excellent
This 5 day trek was a dream come true. The landscape changed everyday and was SO beautiful - from forests to mountains to local villages. Our guide was fantastic and we were fed very well. The trek was quite a challenge in parts,... Read more
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 22 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 June 2024, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Implemented COVID-19 Protocols
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