Ultimate Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 day

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  • duration 5 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 1-70 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 4630 meters
  • Trek difficulty Hard
  • Tour Code BM-41244
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  • Operated in English, Spanish
  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
  • Explore the Humantay Lake and Salkantay Mountain
  • Pachamanca BBQ event and coffee plantation tour
  • Camp at Llaqtapata, right in front of Machu Picchu
  • Return on the Panoramic Vistadome trains
The Ultimate Salkantay and Machu Picchu Trek is a five-day and four-night itinerary that will take you through
the second most popular trekking route to Machu Picchu. It is also the most challenging and exciting trip TreXperience offers.
In this adventure excursion, you will be able to see the Humantay Lake, snow-capped mountains, the cloud forest, and coffee plantations, as well as participate in a traditional Pachamanca Barbecue event, before reaching the famed Machu Picchu, high up in the Andes Mountains.

The trek to Machu Picchu promises some of the most stunning sceneries that Peru has to offer, including the snow-capped mountains of the Andes. The journey is challenging, but worth it every step of the way.

Please see the itinerary section below for more details.
  • Day 1: Day 1: Cusco – Soraypampa – Humantay Lake – Salkantaypa
  • Day 2: Salkantaypampa – Wayrampunku – Collpapampa
  • Day 3: Collpapampa – Llucmabamba – Llactapata
  • Day 4: Llactapata – Hydroelectric – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 5: Explore Machu Picchu - Return to Cusco
  • Safety briefing the day before the tour at 6:00 pm
  • Pick up from your hotel on the morning of the tour
  • All transportation during the duration of the Trek
  • Duffle bag up to 8 kilos for your stuff carried by horses
  • Professional highly trained mountain tour guides
  • Experienced chefs, porters, and horsemen
  • Pachamanca barbecue
  • Organic coffee farms tour
  • 3 nights camping in the mountains with comfortable equipment
  • One night in a 3-star hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • All meals during the Trek with local natural ingredients
  • Entrance ticket to Salkantay and Machu Picchu
  • Buses up and down to Machu Picchu
  • Panoramic Vistadome Exclusive train to return
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Sleeping bags
  • Inflatable mattress
  • Trekking Poles
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain
  • Sleeping bags, air mattresses, or trekking poles
  • Last day Lunch
  • Huayna Picchu or Montaña Machu Picchu
  • Tips for porters, chefs, guides
  • Travel Insurance
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Jul 30 2023
5 - Excellent
Loved this experience!!
My family and I absolutely loved this experience! Our tour guide Miguel and the porters were amazing, as were the meals and accommodations.
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