Salkantay Trek 5 days / 4 nights

SALKANTAY TREK 5 DAYS/ 4 NIGHTS TO MACHU PICCHU

Itenerary

Trek Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa

We come and pick you up from your selected hotel and then drive you to mollepata for about two hours and a half in this place we stop for the first breakfast , this first meal is not included becauce we leave too early but at this place we have many Little restaurants that we can stop for it ,while we organize our equipment for the whole tour. As part of our service you will provide 5 kilos to 6 kilos of your belongings for us to carry with the horses and make it easier for you .breakfast.

After breakfast we will still drive to the starting treking point called Marcocasa and from here our advenure will start untill soraypampa wich will only take 4 hours with a descent pase and on the way we will enjoy our lunch provided by our cheff and staff.

After this delicious lunch and maybe a siesta we will still have an extra hike to get to the Humantay lake, this beautiful lake is only located one hour further up from soraypamapa this is a must then after that come bck to soraypampa and camp till next day.

  • Meals: lunch, dinner and tea time
  • Accomodation: camping
  • Máximum altitude: 4200 masl
  • Mínimum altitude: 2850 masl
  • Distance travelled: 14 km approx

Trek Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay pass – Huayracmachay – Chaullay

This early wake up will be with a hot coca tea at 5:30 am and will give you 30 min for you to be ready and have a nutricious breakfast. And from here will walk for 6 km to get to the highest point of our trek passing through beautiful scenaries rocky mountains, step switckback trails and high mountain passes like slkantay pass 4615 masl we always stop here for our guide to explain the misteries of ths mountains called often sacred for the locals. from here will walk one more hour downhill to huayracmachay where the cook will be waiting for us with a hot soup, hot tea and delicious lunch, and right after that walk for 3 more hours to get to chaullay for our second camping night this place is located at 2900 masl and sleep again in a our provided tent and later in the evening have lunch and rest till the next day if you fell like need a shower there is a great chance to do it if you pay 10.00 soles to the locals who rent hot showers to the tourists at this point.

  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Accomodations: camping
  • Máximum altitude: 4650 masl
  • Mínimum altitud: 2900 masl
  • Distance travelled: 20 km to chaullay

Trek Day 3: Chaullay – Collpapampa – La playa – Santa teresa

By 7:00 am will start our third day trekking to la playa , this day is more a jungle felling hike cause we will walk down by the side of the clean wáter river to get to la playa is about 6 hours hike with small breaks , apreciating beautiful nature plantations of passion fruits , papayas, coffee plants and avocadoes small Little local houses on the way an interesting way of living and arriving to la playa where we will have a time to take a break after a long morning with an ice cold beer till we wait for our lunch , after lunch we will drive you to santa teresa a town where we have a camping ground to stay the thir night. In the afternoon if you like we will visit the gorgesous hotsprings of cocalmayo what a relaxing way to end up this day.

  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Accomodations: camping
  • Máximum altitude: 2900 masl
  • Mínimum altitude: 2350 masl
  • Distance travelled: aprrox 15 km

Trek Day 4: Santa Teresa – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas Calientes

Right after a delicious breaky we will walk for about 3.5 hours to get to hidroeléctrica this hike is along a road and get to the control point where we will show our Passports and then later walk to the lunch spot ,later continue walking to aguas calientes by the train tracks is about 8 km of moutain forest sometime we can see th peruvian national bird named as cook of the rock ,and may other type of birds as well as apreciating the ruins of waynapicchu and machupicchu from the base and reaching aguas calientes in the afternoon.no more camping cause we will stay in a hostel with private toilet and hot showers and also eating in a restaurant for our last dinner and the guide will provide you will al tickets for the last day .

  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Overnight: hotel ot hostel provided in the package (quality accomodation provided according to the contract in cusco)
  • Máximum altitude: 2100 masl
  • Mínimum altitude: 1700 masl
  • Distance travelle: 13 km

Trek Day 5: Aguas calinetes – Machupicchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco

Machupicchu day forces us up very early ,this is a worth day to wake up cause is the cherry on top , we start to hike at 4:30 am and after 30 min we will have pass trough a control show our Passports and entrances to the rangers and start our hike up to the entrance of machupicchu on the way we wil be able to see the sunrise coming through the clouds and this huge andes mountains , an incredible hike and getting to the gate at 6:00 am the tour guide will put all the group together and then get in to the site to have a historic lecture for about two hours and after that you will have the whole day to explore for yoursel ,take as many pictures as you would like obiously depending how you decided to go back to cusco on this last day .

1 Notice: many people can stay longer if you take the train back. the train leaves at 19:00 and the trains is about two hours to ollantaytambo then we have an arranged bus back to cusco for another two hours , you will be back in cusco by 22:30 pm if you go for this option you can also add in your contract in cusco to climb the mountain of huaynapicchu or machupicchu mountain

2 notice : many people also look other and cheaper options because the train is more expensive so the 5th day in machupicchu you do all the same as the rest only till 12:00 or before, because you have to walk down to get to hidroeléctrica and be there by 14:30 to get the bus back to cusco being back in cusco by 21:30 this bus journey is about 7 hours so would no chance to to other extra mountain unless you stay one more night in aguas calientes and get back the following day this is posible also just fell free to talk to us at our office in cusco.

What to bring for Salkantay trek to machu picchu?

  • Original Passport
  • Small day pack
  • Mosquitoes repellent
  • Sandals
  • Towels
  • Raincoat and rainpants
  • Extra money for wáter and others
  • Sunglases and hats
  • Swimming suits

What is not included for Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu:

  • First breakfast
  • Last lunch
  • Entrance to the hot springs
  • Bus from hot springs to santa teresa
  • Machupicchu mountain
  • Waynapicchu mountain
  • Bus from aguas calientes to machupicchu.
  • Zip line in santa teresa
  • Slepping bags
  • 10.00 soles entrance at mollepata the first day

What the tour includes for salkantay trek to machu picchu 5 days:

  • Transportation cusco – mollepata- marcocasa
  • camping equipment (for three nights such as tents matresses )
  • 3 nights camping
  • last day accomodations with private toilet and hot showers
  • 4 breakfast , 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Entrance to machupicchu only ruins
  • Profesional tour guide on route and in machupicchu
  • Train from aguas calientes to ollantaytambo
  • Bus from ollantaytambo to cusco
  • If you decide to go back by bus from hidrolectrica we also include you that.

Inka Jungle 4 days to Machu Picchu

INKA JUNGLE 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS TO MACHU PICCHU

First Day Inka Jungle

We start the tour at 7:30 am , we pick you up from your hotel/hotel ) airbnb right after that our journey starts from this magical city of cusco going up to the highest views of the city on the way to the sacred valley passig through chinchero, Urubamba and ollantaytambo at this last place we will have a break for 30 min so you can use the restrooos or having a breakfast cause this first meal is not included on the tour, we will continue driving up th the highest point at 4316 masl.

Extreme beautiful glaciars of verónica sacred mountain, if the weather is nice enough we will start our biking down the hill for about two and a half hours starting from dry mountain finishing at the bottom to 1,200 masl lush Green mountain forest of the town of Santa Mari ato have to enjoy our delicious lunch and have aour proper clean accomodation and before the day ends we will include you the extra activity of White wáter rafting.

Second day Inka Jungle:

We will have an early start at this day by 6:30 am having our consistent breakfast (Omelets , pankakes and fruit salads) and our profesional tour guide will explain you the plan for the whole day ,discovering the reach semitropical jungle forest of peru , coca plantation , papayas,cofee plants and avocadoes for millions in this área , having a break in a little house in the middle of the mountains, and walking through a patch of ancient inka trail where the inka runners connected cusco to the jungle , we have lunch by a family house and then walk to the hot springs of cocalmayo for about two hours,after this relaxing time in the hot springs we walk to santa teresa for our second night.

Third day Inka Jungle – Santa teresa – zip line – hidroeléctrica – aguas calientes:

this day will be full of adrenaline cause we also include you the activitie of Zip line (the highest in south america ) after breakfast we will drive you to the camping place where the profesional zip line guides will provide you all the gears for you to this activity between walking up the hills and zip linning this morning will fly away , after that we will drive to hidroeléctrica a place to have lunch and after this we will walk to Aguas calientes by the side of the train track the whole trail is about 8 km 2 and a half hours to reach to Aguas Calientes the previous day before machupicchu .

If you dont do the zipline it is posible we can only drive you to hidrolectrica.

Fourth Day Inka Jungle to Machu Picchu:

this day we will wake up at 4:00 am in the morning and start to walk up to Machupicchu by 4:30 we need flash lights and raincoat in the rainny season the trek only takes one and a half hour to get to the entrance and finally see it. Our profesional tour guide will guide you for two hours and after that Machupicchu is only for you to explore and take as many pictures as you wish.

1 Notice: many people can stay longer if you take the train back. the train leaves at 19:00 and the trains is about two hours to ollantaytambo then we have an arranged bus back to cusco for another two hours , you will be back in cusco by 22:30 pm if you go for this option you can also add in your contract in cusco to climb the mountain of huaynapicchu or machupicchu mountain

2 notice : many people also look other and cheaper options because the train is more expensive so the 5th day in machupicchu you do all the same as the rest only till 12:00 or before, because you have to walk down to get to hidroeléctrica and be there by 14:30 to get the bus back to cusco being back in cusco by 21:30 this bus journey is about 7 hours so would no chance to to other extra mountain unless you stay one more night in aguas calientes and get back the following day this is posible also just fell free to talk to us at our office in cusco.
Hidroeléctrica and get the bus at 14:40 and ge tour bus to get back to cusco, we will arrive to cusco by 21:30 ish

What to bring in the Inka Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days?

  • Original Passport
  • Small day pack
  • Mosquitoes repellent
  • Sandals
  • Towels
  • Raincoat and rainpants
  • Extra money for wáter and others
  • Sunglases and hats
  • Swimming suits

What is not included in the Inka Jungle Trek to Machupicchu 4 days:

  • First breakfast
  • Last lunch
  • Entrance to the hot springs
  • Bus from hot springs to santa teresa
  • Machupicchu mountain
  • Waynapicchu mountain
  • Bus from aguas calientes to machupicchu.

What the tour includes for Inka Jungle Trek:

  • Transportation cusco – santa maria
  • Biking equipment (body armours, helmets, gloves ,knee protections)
  • bikes
  • 3 nights accomodation basic services last day private toilet and hot showers
  • 3 breakfast , 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Entrance to machupicchu only ruins
  • Profesional tour guide on route and in machupicchu
  • Train from aguas calientes to ollantaytambo
  • Bus from ollantaytambo to cusco
  • If you decide to go back by bus from hidrolectrica we also include you that.

Machupicchu by Bus 2 days

MACHUPICCHU BY BUS 2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT

Price in cash: usd 100.00 usd

If you are student and not more tan 25 years old you can have a discount of 20.00 usd, it is importat to have an international student card (isic Green card or any other student card giving by your university with a photo on it and with the update year)

how does it work?

It is always better for the two parties to meet each other one day before in our office so we can explain you exactly how the tour Works and you can make the payment as well.

This is the most affordable way to get to machupicchu without having to take the expensive trains, passing through inka towns like ollantaytambo, and driving up to the highest mountain froom 4,300 meters down to the high jungle apreciating the diversity of landscapes of this beautiful country of peru and at then end getting to your final dreamed destination of machupicchu.

Tour Day 1: cusco- ollantaytambo – malaga pass – santa teresa – hydroelectrica – aguas calientes – machupicchu

our transportation leaves by 7.15 am from cusco city to drive for about two hours till ollantaytambo if you have not had breakfast yet this is the time to do (otptional) after that we will drive to the highest point down to santa teresa where we willl have lunch 1:00 pm and after that to hidroeléctrica from this plce we will walk about 2.5 hours (8 km) in order to het to aguas calientes where out tour guide will wait for you to give you a room with confortable beds tos leep that night , also dinner is included.

Tour Day 2: trek from aguas calientes to machupicchu – hydrolecetric- cusco.

This is an early wake up 4:00 am we provide you a lunch box for that day, we also suggest you to buy more food for the day in aguas calientes because in Machupicchu to buy food is too expensive, the hike uphill is 1.5 hour fromaguas calinetes getting to the entrance by 6.00 am.The tour guide will guide you for two hours and then you have free hours to explore untill 12:00 we recommend you to leave Machupicchu by this time to walk down to hidroeléctrica where out bus will be waiting for you at 2:40 pm and then drive to cusco for about 6 hours , we will be back in cusco at 9:30 pm aprox.

What is included in the Tour Machupicchu by Bus 2 days?

  • Bus round trip from Cusco -Hydroelectric – Cusco
  • 1 lunch at Santa Teresa on day 1
  • 1 dinner at Aguas Calientes on day 1
  • 1 night hostel at Aguas Calientes (hot shower)
  • 1 breakfast at Aguas Calientes on day 2
  • Machu Picchu entrance fee – US$48
  • Tour guide speaking in English and Spanish for Machu Picchu (two groups)

Not included in the tour Machupicchu by Bus 2 days:

  • Bus from aguas calientes to machupicchu (12.00 usd one way 24.00 usd rount trip)
  • lunch in machupicchu day 2
  • water and snacks.

What to bring for Machu Picchu?

  • small day pack for the two day tour
  • flash light
  • sunscreen
  • mosquito repellent
  • raincoat
  • good hiking shoes
  • snacks
  • light clothes for the trekking
  • warm clothes for the evening the temperaturas changes form very hot to very cold in one day.

Humantay Lake 1 day

HUMANTAY LAKE 1 DAY

PRICE: 80 SOLES

HOW DO YO YOU BOOK IT?

You would have to come to our office one day before and pay the 80.00 soles in cash, if you pay with visa or master card 10 percent will be added on top of the Price.

This tour is the best option if you don’t want to do the salkantay trek for 5 days and get as close as you can this beautiful turquoise lake is located at the bottom of the glacier called HUMANTAY wich is next to SALKANTAY MOUNTAIN.

the pick up will be between 4:30 to 5:00 am from your hostel and will drive you for two hours to mollepata where we will stop for breakfast and then later drive for one more hour to the trekking point , this place is located to 3960 meters above sea level

this place is so amazing with stunning views of the humantay and salkantay glacier you will only have to walk for one and a half hour to the humantay lake from the starting point to the final destinatio is 400 meters higher , if you are brave enough you can jum in the cold turquoise wáter , we will stay here 50 min depending how good the weather is , this place is so peacefull enjoy it as much as you can.

on the way back it will only take us one hour walking down to soraypampa then drive for another hour to the restaurant in mollepata for a tasty lunch and finally two hours drive back to cusco and drop you off one block away from then main plaza.

Included in the tour Humantay Lake 1 day?

  • Transportation round trip
  • 1 breakfast and lunch at mollepata
  • Tour guide (english-spanish)
  • First aid kit

What you need to bring and what is not included in the tour Humantay Lake 1 day?

  • Water bottle 3 litters for the whole day-
  • Small day pack for oe day tour humantay lake
  • Sunscreen
  • 10 soles for entrance to the park
  • Clothes wise (warm layers the weather changes depending on the season from 0 °c to 28 °c.
  • Eextra cash (if you are happy with the service you are not obligated to tip but if you fell please you can provide some at the end to the tour guide and the driver)

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