SALKANTAY TREK CLASSIC

Salkantay Trek Classic 5 Days is definitely a real adventure which lets you explore the remote road on this region, You will climb for the Salkantay pass and descending through the nearby cloud forest to the jungle region. Another advantage of this trek is that you will not find many people who go to this hike compared to other alternatives that also reach Machu Picchu.

Itinerary

What's included

  • Transfer from your hotel to the bus station (bus from Cusco to Mollepata).

  • English speaking professional guide Cook and cooking equipment

  • Horsemen and horses (to carry camping gear, food, cooking equipment, etc) for days 1 to 3.

  • Accommodation for our guides, cook, porters and horsemen

  • Meals (4B, 4L, 4D + wake up tea)

  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (Expedition Service).

  • Transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

  • 3 night camping along the route (2 people in each 4-people-capacity tent).

  • 1 night hostel in Aguas Calientes.

  • Entrance ticket to Salkantay Park and Machu Picchu.

  • First Aid Kit and Oxigen

The Tour of Salkantay does NOT included

  • Sleeping bags.

  • Lunch and dinner on the last day after the guided tour of MachuPicchu, you have some free time to go on exploring MachuPicchu, have lunch either in MachuPicchu or in Aguas Calientes, etc.

  • Train from Hidroelectrica to MachuPicchu town (tourist usually hike this part).

  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to MachuPicchu and viceversa (tourists usually hike this part).

  • Entrance to the HuaynaPicchu Mountain.

What to bring for this tour

  • Things you should Carry in your day pack for this tour (Maximum recommended weight 6 Kg)

  • Camping gear: Sleeping bag, lantern light-handed, water purifying tablets

  • Clothing: Rain Jacket, 4 t-shirts, long walking trousers, shorts, several pairs of socks, hiking underwear, rain coat, slippers or sandals to rest your feet, a cap or hat

  • Body Care items: Repellent, sunscreen, toilet paper, personal medication

  • Extra items: plastic bags (to protect cameras and littering) What you should wear to start this tour:

  • Short sleeve t-shirt and long sleeve t-shirt

  • Warm jacket

  • Long pants (better if they are reversible to shorts)

  • Thick, mountaineering socks

  • A good pair of mountaineer shoes

  • Money in small denomination, loose change (soles).

  • A light backpack or bag with camera, documents, bottled beverages, etc

Upgrade options for your comfort

  • You can always ask for an upgrade for any of our services:
  • Private Tours: Do not waste time waiting and have the full experience only for you and your people.
  • Trek Aid: You can rent a horse to complete the Rainbow Mountain or Salkantay Trek.
  • Accomodation: Cusco, Lima and Arequipa have plenty of options for a good sleep and rest. Please check our hotel lists to find the best option for you.
  • Food: Do you want to taste Pervian gourmet food? Ask us for special restaurants in any city and indulge yourself!
  • Guiding: Our guides are very knowledgeable and experienced, but if you want a specialized guiding you can ask us to a special guiding service.
  • Special services: Are you planning something special for a friend’s birthday? Or maybe an anniversary? Contact us and we will support you to realize your plan!
  • Extra destinations: If you have some place in mind that is not in this itinerary, just tell us and we will make all the arrangements for you.

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