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The Salkantay path it is far more quiet and a great alternative to the traditional treks that most tourists do. Come and experience the region in a trek less travelled.


Day 1: Cusco – Soraypampa

We will begin our adventure by picking up each passenger from their respective hotels before embarking on a 4 hour bus ride. Halfway through the ride, we will stop in Mollepata at an altitude of 2,900m for 20 or 30 minutes break, then continue with our journey directly to the last bus stop in Challacancha where we will meet our porters and horses who will carry the equipment. and were we start our hiking tour. to begin our walk toward Soraypampa at 3,900m. When we arrive in Soraypampa, we will set-up base camp from where we can enjoy the beautiful views of Salkantay´s snow peak. and where will have break for lunch. After lunch, we will visit Humantay Lake at 3,459m before beginning our return to base camp in Soraypampa around 5:00pm. where our camping team will be waiting for our travelers with a delicious dinner

salkantay trek tour

Day 2: Soraypampa - Chaullay

Early in the morning we’ll have our breakfast and then will begin a 3 hour trek until reaching the highest point of our expedition, The Salkantay Pass (4.600 m.a.s.l.). From there, we walk down towards Wayracpunku, to have our next meal. Afterwards, the journey will continue going into the high jungle where we will observe large trees with their arms stretching out over the streams, all filled with bromeliads and orchids. This trek will last around 5 hours to reach our campsite in Chaullay where we’ll have dinner and rest.

salkantay trek

Day 3: Chaullay – Lucmabamba - Llaqtapata

After having breakfast around 8:00 a.m., we will go by bus to Lucmabamba. From there we will walk up to the Llaqtapata ruins in about 2 hours and after a short break we descend for another half hour to the Llaqtapata lodge. We will have lunch at this amazing location with a breath taking view of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu and free time for the rest of the afternoon to relax, explore the area or go horse riding. Then we will have a traditional Peruvian dinner and have a good night’s rest to prepare for the following day.More info Llaqtapata click here

salkantay trek hot springs santa teresa

Day 4: Llaqtapata – Aguas Calientes

The next morning, after a good breakfast we start the descent for about 1.5 hours to the river Ahobamba where the bus awaits us. Those who reserved in advance will do zip lining or go to the hot springs near Santa Teresa. The rest of the group will go to meeting point of Hidroelectrica where the entire group joins for the lunch after the activities. After some relaxing at this spot, we will continue walking along the train track that is leading through this great jungle that the Inca knew by heart to our final destination: Aguas Calientes. We walk for about 3 hours and you will encounter beautiful waterfalls, different Eco farms and possibly wildlife curious of your arrival in the region (arrival set for around 4:00pm). Here the group will spend the night in a hostel. At night we all will get together in a local restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and have a briefing about our next excursion to Machu Picchu. Then you are free to visit the city, which is wonderful after sunset.

salkantay trek - welcome to machu picchu


Early in the morning 6:00am we will walk toward the kilometre 104 for 2 hours before we start our trek in the Inca Trail. The guide will direct you on foot to the ruins of Chachabamba where the tour will begin. From there the journey will continue and we will pass a small and refreshing waterfall on the way to the ruins of Winay Wayna where the impressive platforms will demonstrate the skill of Andean engineering. After lunch we will continue the walk to Inti Punku (Puerta del Sol) from where we will have the first sight of Machu Picchu as a beautiful panoramic of the town on the hill. From here we will take the bus to Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night, have dinner and prepare for the following day up at Machu Picchu.



We get ready around 4:00am to climb to Machu Picchu, the trek will follow an ascending path crossing the high jungle, just in time to see the spectacular sunrise. After passing the control entrance around 6:00am our group will have a private guided tour for 2 hours in the Inca citadel, later passengers will be free to enjoy Machu Picchu on their own. Late in the afternoon, according to the departure time of the train, the group will descend walking to Aguas Calientes to catch the train back to Ollantaytambo where everybody will be picked up and transfered to Cusco. The group has to be at the train station at least 30 min before departure. You can then rest in a nice hotel after this amazing adventure!

salkantay trek view machu picchu


You can enjoy breakfast at your hotel before a driver transports you to the airport for your departing flight or bus station as you head to your next destination.

Machu Picchu


  • 3 Night Hotel of 3 stars

  • 1 Night Aguas Calientes Hotel

  • Professional English Speaking Guide

  • Train Ticket Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo

  • All entrance tickets for places mentioned in the program

  • Bus to Machu Picchu and Ollaytatambo - Cusco

  • Meals as per Itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)


  • International Flights Tickets

  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Cusco

  • Extra Horse to Carry Your Personal Belongings

  • Personal Expenses


  • Informative, Friendly and Professional Guide

  • Enjoy 6 days Away from the Hustle and Bustle of the City

  • Led by a Local Guide

  • An Alternative to the Traditional Treks that Most Tourists Do


  • Adult Pricing Applies to All Travelers

  • Please Advise any Specific Dietary Requirements at the Time of Booking

  • Not Recommended for Participants with Back Problems

  • Not Recommended for Participants with Heart Complaints or Other Serious Medical Conditions

  • Not Recommended for Pregnant Women

  • A Moderate Amount of Walking is Involved

  • Due to Uneven Surfaces, This Tour is Not Recommended for Those with Walking Disabilities or Using a Wheelchair

  • Not Wheelchair Accessible

  • Operates in All Weather Conditions, Please Dress Appropriately

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