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Salkantay 5 days from Cusco

The 5-day Salkantay trek is a famous route to Machupicchu, we walk along the Inca Trail, or Inca trails, it is an adventure through the Sierra and Peruvian jungle accompanied by its beautiful Andean landscape, like the famous Lake of Humantay, unique landscape that gives you the Peruvian jungle with its diversity of animals and plants, impressive trip, the nights the passes in 1000 stars, nights of Camp, you are accompanied by your guide professional tourism, your cooks with the best seasoning, your carrie



DAY 1: Cusco-Soraypampa, Huamantay-Camping in Quiswarniyoc

Pick up from your hotel between 5:00 to 5:30 am, heading to Mollepata 2 hours from Cusco, where we take our breakfast, then continue to Soraypampa, where we expect the carriers and horses that will carry all the luggage, food and 7 kilos of personal belongings , then we start the hike uphill towards Lake Humantay for 2 hours. Arriving you will have enough time to explore, photograph the place and the guide will explain the whole meaning of the Humantay lagoon. After a couple of hours on the lake, we began to go down to the exclusive camp of Quiswarniyoc for 2 hours to have a lunch with vegetarian options, after having lunch you can rest, or you will also get to the Salkantay lookout near the camp. We will spend the night in Quiswarayniyoc

DAY 2: Quiswarniyuc-Salkantay Paso-Huayracmachay-Chaullay camp.

The hardest day, gets up 5 am, we give a coca mate let it be ready for breakfast at 5:45 am, walk to the peak of Salkantay Mountain from 3 to 4 hours all uphill hike with a regular and slow pace , arriving you'll take photos, the guide will explain, and you'll have time to explore, then down 2 hours for lunch, then we will go down 2 more hours for our camp Chaullay where we spent the night.

DAY 3: Chaullay-Sahuayaco Beach-Santa Teresa camp.

Sunrise in the Peruvian jungle, we woke you up with your coca tea 6:00 am, to take breakfast 7:00 am and start the hike to the beach Sahuayaco for 5 hours after breakfast, around 7:00 am, starts the hike to the Sahuayaco beach which is part of the Valley  of Santa Teresa, formed by the Salkantay River. In the valley you have the opportunity to see a plantation like coffee, bananas, avocados, coca, passion fruit and much more, arriving to the beach SahuayacoTomaremos transport to Santa Teresa Our camp awaits us there, where tendreoms our delicious lunch, in Santa Teresa We can visit the thermal Baths of Cocalmayo, of hot and crystalline water by the time that the group decides, we spent the night in Santa Teresa camp.

DAY 4: Santa Teresa-Lucmabamba-Llactapata-Hidrolectrica-Aguas calientes.

Llactapata are the only Inca ruins along the Salkantay trail that you have the opportunity to visit on the fourth day, and from Llactapata you can see Machu Picchu, there is a beautiful view of Machu Picchu from a different angle. Start 5:30 am for your breakfast, then take the local transport for 45 minutes until Lucmabamba from where we walk 3 hours to the ruins of Llactapata. From there you can see Machupicchu, Huaynapicchu and for the last time Salkantay, we will return 2 hours of walk down for our lunch and rest afterwards, then begins the last part of the hike to Aguas Calientes for 3 hours more along the railroad track. Once you arrive in Aguas Calientes, take you to the hostel where you will have time to rest and shower, 7:00 pm The guide organizes the Last Supper in the restaurant in Aguas for after going to sleep, to start with energies for the next day Machupicchu

DAY 5: Aguas calientes-Machupicchu-Cusco

This days you visit Machupicchu, you will rise 4:00 am, to take your breakfast and start the walk for 30 minutes to Puente Ruinas where you will have control of your passport, continue the hike uphill towards Ciudadela de Machupicchu, we arrive around From 6:00 am, we will have a professional guidance for the Inca citadel of 2.5 hours, you will know, its history, art, culture and secrets of Inca architecture, then have time to visit Machupichu on your own, taking into account that 11:30 am must start the hike Back to hydroelectric for 3 hours, where the transport awaits at 2:30 pm will depart with transportation to the city of Cusco for 7 hours arriving at 10:00 pm approximately, the tour will end near the PLAZA DE ARMAS of Cusco.

Places to Visit

Cusco, Salkantay, Santa Teresa, Machu Picchu


Shared Price (Per person): USD 383.00

With Lodging house (per person): USD 383.00

With 3 stars hotel (per person): USD 463.00

With 4 stars hotel (per person): USD 662.00


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Includes 3 nights of Camp (Day 1, Day 2, Day 3), and 1 night of hostel in AguasCalientes (Day 4)


Every day, you come accompanied by a professional tour guide, who speaks English and Spanish, has all the guide permissions, is expert guide on hiking and long routes, important The guide is not the driver.


  • Breakfast: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, day 5
  • Lunch: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4
  • Dinner: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4

Vegetarian food is available on request at no extra charge.


  • Transport to the head of the Salkantay Trail.
  • Transport from the beach to Santa Teresa.
  • Cusco Hydroelectric Transport


  • Informative meeting one day before the hike in your hotel 7:00 pm
  • Canvas bag of 7 kilos for your partencias.
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Cook, kitchen equipment, horses, carriers
  • First aid equipment, oxygen carrying the guide


  • Entrance ticket to Machupicchu,
  • Entrance ticket toMollepata

Not included:

  • Tips
  • Last lunch and dinner.
  • Entrance to thermal baths 25 suns.
  • Travel Insurance


What do you need to take?

Original passport, water backpack, some snacks, camera, sunscreen, trekking canes, woolen hat, sun hat, scarf, gloves, 3 long sleeve T-shirt, 3 pairs of trousers, hiking shoes, small Towel, sunglasses, paper Hygienic, insect repellent, sandals, swimsuit, lantern, warm jacket, extra money in Suns, we will pass by zone jungle and Sierra.


Cusco is a city at altitude 3200 MASL, important to acclimatize, advisable Coca-Cola, by booking to provide information of your hotel for the briefing one day before the tour.

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