Trek along the salkantay - Machu Picchu

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  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • tour type Group Tour
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 4643 meters
  • Trek difficulty Medium
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  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco , Peru
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Spend time exploring the former Inca capital of Cusco and its surrounding.
  • An amazing 8 days culturally rich and rewarding travel experience in Peru.
  • Hike up and over Salkantay Pass for breathtaking views of the valley below
  • Stay overnight with a family in Lucmabamba to learn about their local coffee farm
This is a cultural adventure and a trekking adventure. You will get to experience Peru at its best, get cultural inputs and trek on the fantastic, ancient and secluded Salkantay trek - a trek and trail surrounded by lush tropical rain forest with snowcapped majestic mountains as a background.

During this trek you will be trekking from 2,100 meter to 4,600 meter, passing magnificent mountain passes, getting impressed by majestic mountains, and trekking and amazing flora and fauna, exploring more than 15 different ecosystems. Aside from great trekking trails and great nature, you will get a lot of cultural insights in terms of ethnic and cultural exchanges with the local people in the area. These people are still very closely attached to their heritage and are surely willing to share their knowledge with you.

This package is one of the most surprising and exciting alternative trips trough the jungle to Machu Picchu. It is aimed at people in good physical and mental condition, since the route involves arriving in our transportation to the highest point of Abra Malaga peak at 4350 meters and then descending by bicycle, canoeing and continuing the adventure during the following days.
Customer reviews about Inkayni Peru Tours
5 - Excellent
Based on 15 reviews
Benjamin's review for another Inkayni Peru Tours tour
5 - Excellent
  • Benjamin
  • From Luxembourg
  • On Aug 29 2018
“Excellent”
Cesar's review for another Inkayni Peru Tours tour
5 - Excellent
  • Cesar
  • From USA
  • On Jun 18 2015
“My wife and I did the 4 day/3 night Inca Trail. Everything was well organized. The service throughout the trail was exceptional. Tour Guides Percy and Alfredo are welcoming and extremely knowledgeable. They are not your average tour company, they enjoy what they do and this quality shines through in their hospitality and attention to their work. We recommend Inkayni Tours 100 percent!”
Randall.'s review for another Inkayni Peru Tours tour
5 - Excellent
  • Randall.
  • From USA
  • On Jun 18 2015
“It's clear why Inkayni is above other tour companies when you are on the Inca trail, trust me. It is not even a close comparison when it comes to the overall fidelity of their services. They treat porters in a great way, they treat guides in a great way, and they all respect their hikers, whether beginner or advanced.

Edgar was our lead guide and was not only the most knowledgable in terms of history and ecology, but he is definitely the most tough. Seriously, you'll know what I'm talking about when you are on the trail w/ Edgar and Inkayni Peru Tours and you see other groups and observe their crews.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cusco Navel of the World - Museo Inka Y Koricancha
  • Day 2: Chinchero (Textile Interpretation Cent) - Maras - Moray
  • Day 3: Trek from Cusco - Mollepata - Soraypampa (L) (D)
  • Day 4: Trek from Soraypampa to Challway (B) (L) (D)
  • Day 5: Trek from Challway - La Playa - Lucmabamba (B) (L) (D)
  • Day 6: Trek to Llaptapata - Hidroelectrica - Aguas Calientes
  • Day 7: Trek from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco (B)
  • Day 8: Sightseeing in Cusco
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • All transfers.
  • All transportation.
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • All entrances
  • 03 night's accommodations in 3 stars hotels.
  • Breakfast included in the accommodations
  • INCLUDES FOR THE TREK:
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide.
  • Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+.
  • Chef.
  • Mules to carry cooking and camping equipment
  • Pick-up and transportation from your hotel to the start of the trail.
  • Water (excluding the first 4 hours of the trek when you need to bring your own).
  • 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Afternoon Snacks and 4 Dinners.
  • Dining tent with tables and chairs.
  • 4 man tent for every 2 trekkers.
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Inflatable mattress, Oxygen bottle, First-aid kit
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu.
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (round trip)
  • Train ticket Hidroelectrica-Machupicchu. Train ticket Agues Calientes-Ollantaytambo and Transportato from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • EXCLUDES
  • Sleeping Bag (Can be hired from us).
  • Tips.
  • Single Supplement US$300 (solo travelers)
  • Gratitude or tips for your crew (cooks, horse herders, guides)
  • Travel Insurance - you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.
  • International and intra flights.
  • Meals where are not stated
  • Gratitudes
  • Huayna Picchu entrance fee
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

CANCELLATION 10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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