Salkantay a machipicchu 5 days 4 Night

salkantayITINERARY:

Starting point: Cusco
Point of arrival: Cusco
Activity: Archaeological, Cultural, Camping, Ecological, hiking.
Airfare: Not included, available on request.
Feel free to ask about other services such as hotel, accommodation and other tours.

In this excursion we used acemilas – horses to transport the camping and food equipment.

(D) = breakfast / (A) = lunch / (C) = dinner

DAY 1: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA – SORAYPAMPA: (A) = lunch / (C) = dinner.

Pick up from the hotel (5:00 am aprox.) We board the car to the village of Mollepata approximately 2.5 hours, when we arrive at the village we will have breakfast (not included) then we will continue by car until we reach Cruz Pata to start our trek 2 to 3 hours approximately, until arriving at SayllaPata where we will have lunch after our lunch we will have time to rest and to continue with our walk towards Soraypampa (3,850 msnm) in this part of the way we will be in front of the first snowy called Humantay. Later we will be around 5 pm. Approx. In our first camp where our cook will be waiting for us with some hot tea to regain our strength. After a short break in the camp we will have dinner.

DAY 2: SORAYPAMPA – CHAULLAY: (D) = breakfast / (A) = lunch / (C) = dinner.

Very early in the morning we will leave our camp, after a fortifying breakfast in the snowy direction (04 hours) Salkantay (4,540 masl) which is the highest point of the whole route for approximately 4 hours, we will ascend this first step where we will have a Short break to take the breathtaking views that will be appreciated from this point. During the trip we will find several mounds of stones called Apachetas. Afterwards we will descend for approximately 01 hour where we will have lunch and then we will continue walking for 03 hours aprox. Until arriving at Chaullay where our second camp is. Dinner and Overnight.

DAY 3: CHAULLAY – THE BEACH (Sawayaco) – SANTA TERESA: (D) = breakfast / (A) = lunch / (C) = dinner.

After our breakfast we leave chaullay at 7:00 am. Approx. To continue with our walk towards Collcapampa where we will pass through narrow paths with abundant flora of the area as the different types of orchids and waterfalls that will be seen during the whole trip. After 5 hours of walking finally we will arrive at Sawayaco also called the beach where we will take a car with direction to Santa Teresa town that is at 1.645 m.s.n.m for approximately 45 minutes we will be in Santa Teresa around 3.00 pm where we will settle. After a short break we will go to the medicinal baths (not included) which is located 3.5 km aprox. Of Santa Teresa. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 4: SANTA TERESA – HYDROELECTRIC – HOT WATER: (D) = breakfast / (A) = lunch / (C) = dinner.

At 8:00 a.m. Approx. In the morning after having breakfast we will walk for approximately 3:00 hours until arriving at Hidroeléctrica, after arriving at Hidroeléctrica we will continue walking approximately 03 hours until arriving at Aguas Calientes.
Arriving to warm waters we will install him in his lodging and we will coordinate the ascent of the day following to the city of Machupicchu.

DAY 5: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO: (B) = breakfast

This is the most important day of the tour the day we will arrive at one of the 7 wonders of the world, our last day of tour starts very early to appreciate the sunrise in the Inca citadel of Machupicchu, we will start the climb at 4: 30 am will be an hour and a half walk to the citadel of Machupicchu and then we will have our guided tour for approximately 2 hours where the guide will take us to the most important places of the citadel, after our visit we will have all afternoon free to To take photos and to travel on our own in Machupicchu (the time depends a lot on the train schedule that is granted since it has to be half an hour before the train leaves the station), the other option is to climb the Huaynapicchu ( Not included) to appreciate the impressive view of the whole citadel. Finally we will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes and then go to the station and wait for our train that will take us back to the village of Ollantaytambo and then by bus to Cusco where we will be around 11:30 pm.

End of our service

THE TOUR INCLUDES:

  • – Pick up from the hotel.
  • – Transportation Cusco-Mollepata, Cruz Pata.
  • – Arrieros and mules only for the camping and kitchen equipment.
  • – Camping equipment (tents, insulation, tables, chairs, etc.)
  • – Load on horse of your things maximum 6 kilos per person.
  • – Official Tourism Guide.
  • – First aid kit and oxygen ball.
  • – 4 Breakfasts – 4 Lunches –

NOT INCLUDED:

  • The first breakfast.
  • The last lunch.
  • Enter HuaynaPicchu (Check availability)
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Tips.
  • Expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.

OPTIONAL:

  • Sleeping bag (20 USD) for the whole tour.
  • Horse (USD 110) extra maximum 25 kilos.
  • Login to HuaynaPicchu.
  • Bus up and down Aguas calientes machupicchu.NOTE: The entry to HuaynaPicchu must confirm at the time of making your reservation and is subject to availability of quotas (maximum 400 seats per day).

NOTE: The entrance to HuaynaPicchu must confirm at the time of making your reservation and is subject to availability of quotas (maximum 400 tickets  per day).

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Important note on the environment

TRAVEL AGENCY AND TOURISM CUSCO TREKKING ADVENTURES E.I.R.L undertakes to follow concepts of eco tourism in the development of our activity, for which it requests the understanding and cooperation of the walkers, especially in the non-contamination of the waters and the proper handling of the Non-biodegradable waste. We also have to respect the local customs and traditions exhibited by the villagers.

“WITH THE PROTECTION OF PACHAMAMA AND THE PERMISSION OF THE APUS …”