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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2)

Summary:

Forget the Inca Trail and hike to Machu Picchu along the higher and more beautiful Salkantay Trail! Discover a different side of the great Andes mountain range and get the most amazing views of the mountains by taking this alternative route.

Duration
5 Days
Cities
3
Starting at
USD 830.00
Price per day
USD 166.00
Tour Type
Tour Type

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Operator
Bamba Travel Mexico
Tour
Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2)
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Travel Quality
Budget Travel, Comfortable Travel, Luxury Tour
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Map: Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2) (Bamba)

Summary

Forget the Inca Trail and hike to Machu Picchu along the higher and more beautiful Salkantay Trail! Discover a different side of the great Andes mountain range and get the most amazing views of the mountains by taking this alternative route.

Day 1
Cuzco, Peru
Day 2
Cuzco–Soraypampa Camp, Peru
Day 3
Soraypampa Camp–Challhuay, Peru
Day 4
Challhuay–Aguas Calientes, Peru
Day 5
Aguas Calientes–Cuzco, Peru

Travel Cities (3): Cusco, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo

Highlights

  • Reach the comfort of Aguas Calientes town
  • Hike among 6,000m Andean peaks
  • Cross snowy high passes with incredible views
  • See the Machu Picchu site as it opens with a guide

Included in Price

Accommodation

  • 4 nights Accommodation

Transport

  • Pick-up, various transfers

Meals

  • 3B / 3L / 3D plus 2 snacks

Activities

  • Active adventure

Guides

  • Professional bilingual guide on trek tour

Extras

  • Briefing, equipment, snacks, fees

Experiences/Activities

  • Active adventure
  • Trek

NOT included in price

  • * Airport pick-up and drop-off (please make your own way)
  • * Other meals / drinks
  • * Sleeping bag (rental $15 USD for the trek)
  • * Guide for bus and train transfers (these portions are on your own)
  • * Optional services
  • * Train transfer from hydroelectric station to Aguas Calientes (30 USD)
  • * Huayna Picchu Trek (200 soles) must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance
  • * Machu Picchu Mountain Hike (200 soles) must be booked at least 1 week in advance
  • * Trekking Permit
  • * Tips
  • * Guide: 40-60 soles per trekker
  • * Cook: 150-200 soles for the cook from the whole group
  • * Assistant guide: 30-40 soles per trekker
  • * Horsemen: 60-80 soles for each horseman from the whole group
  • * The Peruvian government may require a trekking permit for Salkantay. If this is approved, the rates will be around: 133 soles for adult, 67 soles for student

Travel Package

 

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Going to

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Cusco

Arrow Going To

Ollantaytambo

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