Four Days Journey Through the Mountains of Salkantay to Machu Picchu

Cusco, Peru

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Details
  • Location
    Location: Cusco, Peru
  • Departures
    Departures: 4:30 PM
  • Language
    Language:
  • Duration
    Duration: 4 days
  • Operates
    Operates: Monday - Sunday
  • Tour Code
    Tour Code: 12583
Highlights
  • Explore imposing mountains on the road to Machu Picchu
  • Marvel at the beauty of the majestic Salkantay
  • Experience camping under the stars
  • Enjoy spectacular open views from the highest peak of 4,600 meters above sea level
  • Discover Collpabamba, its waterfalls, and exotic fruit
  • Explore Machu Picchu and discover the remains of an Inca village
Description

Our Expert Guides will take you on an exciting journey through the towering mountains of Cusco, on the way to Machu Picchu.

We will visit the town of Mollepata, 2,900 meters above sea level and from where you will have the first and most incredible views the majestic Salkantay, as well as other snow covered mountains and the Apurimac River Valley. We'll walk towards the village of Soraypampa, at 3,850 meters above sea level and enjoy our first night camping under stars.

We'll walk through a place called Pampas Salkantay where we will reach the highest point of our journey, a peak of 4,600 meters above sea level. Here you'll see spectacular views of the mountains, the snowy peaks and Salkantay - an incredible 6,264 meters above sea level and known as Cusco's second highest peak.

We will also visit the town of Collpabamba where waterfalls, trees flowered in fruit, and diverse flora and fauna fill every corner. From here, we'll resume a more traditional path, until we arrive at Aguas Calientes where we'll begin the journey up to Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu, the great masterpiece of architecture and engineering, will be our grand finale. From this amazing spot, we'll be able to admire the beauty of mother nature, history and culture of the Incas and their legacy, and learn about the conservation issues it has faced in the past.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore the spectacular beauty of Cusco.

Note: Minimum age to participate is 10 years, maximum age 50 years. People between 50 and 65 years can participate with a medical certificate. Maximum of 6 people and minimum of 4.

Meeting / Return Point
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick up in Cusco
Return Point:
Tour returns to the vicinity of your hotel in Cusco

* Pickups available with this tour.

Prices

Minimum 4 people to book this experience

  • Adult: $400 USD
  • Children: $380 USD
  • Student: $380 USD
  • Group: $380 USD

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What to bring
  • Passport, comfortable clothes, rain jacket, hiking shoes, backpack, camera, sun saht, sunglasses, rain pocho, sleeping bag suitable for - 15° C, lanterns, walking sticks
What is included
  • Expert Bilingual Guide, private transportation, entrance to Machu Picchu, train ticket to Aguas Calientes
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon snack), filtered water, boiled water
  • Personal tent (capacity of 4 people), mat, tent for meals with table and chairs, kitchen tent, bathroom tent with biodegradable facilities, biodegradable soap, hot water for showers, cooking equipment, one-night hostel accommodation in Machu Picchu
  • Staff to carry backpacks and equipment
Four Day Journey Through the Mountains of Salkantay to Machu Picchu

Cusco, Peru

$380
USD