Cusco:Salkantay Trek 4 Days 3 Nights to Machu picchu & meals

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This adventure-packed tour involves scenic hikes through breathtaking landscapes.We'll explore the Humantay Lagoon,traverse Salkantay,pass through Santa Teresa,and ultimately reach Machu Picchu.

Highlights

  • Enjoy stunning views of Salkantay Mountain,one of the highest peaks in the Andes
  • Explore A beautiful turquoise lake humantay lake
  • Discover the secret trails to Mandor and savor the experience of Machu Picchu
  • Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Salkantay Pass
  • Witness evolving landscapes,transitioning from lofty mountains to verdant jungle

Description

Day 1: Cusco - Soraypampa - Humantay Lake - Salkantay Pass : Commencing with a hotel pick-up, we embark on a journey to Mollepata, a two-hour drive away, for breakfast. Continuing for an additional hour by car to Soraypampa, we meet the horsemen and horses responsible for transporting luggage, food, and each hiker's 7-kilogram belongings. The uphill hike to Humantay Lake lasts for 2 hours, followed by a descent of 2 hours back to Soraypampa. Finally, we proceed to the Salkantay Pass camp where a delightful lunch awaits, providing free time for exploration or relaxation. Day 2: Salkantay Pass - Wuayracmachay - Chaullay Camp : The second day proves to be the most challenging, involving an ascent to 4630 meters and a 20-kilometer trek. Around 5:00 a.m., the cooks wake you with a cup of hot coca tea, followed by breakfast at 5:45 a.m. The hike to the Salkantay trail's highest point (4630 m) spans 3 hours, featuring insights into the mountain gods and participation in a small Andean ritual for the Apus. A 2-hour walk leads to the lunch spot, followed by a 3-hour descent to the second camp, Chaullay (2900m), marking the start of the Peruvian Amazon area. Day 3: Chaullay - Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes : A 6:00 a.m. wake-up call with coca tea precedes a delicious breakfast at 7:00 a.m. The 5-hour hike to Sahuayaco beach is followed by local transportation to Santa Teresa, where lunch is served. After a 45-minute car ride to Hidroeléctrica, a 3-hour walk along train tracks takes you to Aguas Calientes for some well-deserved rest. Day 4: Machu Picchu - Cusco : Following breakfast, a 30-minute walk brings you to the Ruins Bridge checkpoint, open at 5:00 a.m. After passport and Machu Picchu ticket verification, a one-hour climb up the stairs leads to the main gate of Machu Picchu around 6:00 a.m. A 2.5-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu is followed by free time for personal exploration. Departing from Machu Picchu, two return options to Cusco are offered: train or bus.

Includes

Culinary expert and professional cooking tools Horses available for transporting personal luggage and necessary equipment weighing up to 7 kilograms Convenient hotel pickup service in Cusco Bus transfer from your Cusco hotel Guide fluent in both English and Spanish Provided meals (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners) Camping essentials such as tents, sleeping mats, and other required gear Train ticket from Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu) to Cusco (Ollantaytambo) Admission ticket to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu Dining tent equipped with tables and chairs Dedicated kitchen tent One-night stay in a hostel in Aguas Calientes

Important Information

  • Please book in Advance at less (1 month to 3 Months in high season ) to let us get the tickets for machu picchu . Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness This expedition demands a considerable degree of physical fitness and endurance. Individuals should be ready for extended periods of walking and hiking across diverse terrains and in various weather conditions. The possibility of altitude sickness exists during the trek, particularly at higher elevations. It is advisable to undergo acclimatization in Cusco or other high-altitude locations before embarking on the trek. Adequate trekking gear and equipment are imperative for a secure and enjoyable experience. Bringing suitable clothing, footwear, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a reusable water bottle is strongly recommended. The trek is set in natural surroundings with limited amenities. Participants should be equipped for rudimentary camping conditions, which include shared tents, sleeping bags.

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