Salkantay Machu Picchu 5 Days


Day 1: Cusco - Mollepata - Soraypampa

The first day of our trek! Pick up  from your hotel early morning  at 05:30  and go by bus 3 hrs. to Mollepata  town and  stop 30 minutes for the breakfast  the We continue 30minutes  to Challacancha  the starting point of this  trek  The views throughout the day are fantastic, all around us are verdant green mountains, along the path are a wide variety of native plants and flowers with birds flitting in and out and towards the end of the day we'll see the snow-capped peaks of Humantay and Salkantay (the Savage) looming high above us. The hike is 3 hrs. to our campsite for tonight  Soraypampa (4000m / 12750ft.) after  the lunch We go 2 ½ hrs. to visit the Humantay lake. (L,D)

Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay Pass –Chaullay

Long day for the trek  after the breakfast the hike is 3 hrs. to the  Salkantay mountain pass (4,650m/15,367ft). you will have an amazing  view  of  the glaciers and lakes, then  continuing down to Wayraqmachay  for lunch and toward our finish line for the day we trek for 3 more hours to the small village of  Chaullay special worm place to spend the night. (B,L,D)

Day 3: Colpapampa – Lucmabamaba – Hot springs

Easy trek for  today! 3 hours walking through the beginning of the lush tropical rainforest, enjoying the fruit bearing trees, coffee trees, cacao trees undulating fruit plantations, flowering orchids and plenty of birds to be seen. We arrive top the village of Sahuayacu called  La Playa for lunch with free time to rest.

After lunch we will take the local transport for  30mins to Santa Teresa where is  the camp site  and  for the afternoon  We go  to the  natural hot springs of Cocalmayo special natural place. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Lucmabamba – LLactapata – Aguas Calientes.

After the breakfast we will continue along the ancient and remote Inca Trail for 3 hours uphill to the Lucmabamba  pass 2700mt. Along the way you will need to pinch yourself at fantastic views and authenticity of these unique valleys and fruit plantations. We arrive to Llactapata Inca Ruins; located right in front of Machu Picchu enjoy the strategic location of the citadel of the Grand Machu Picchu from far away and it´s surrounding mountains  Huayna Picchu, Machupicchu and the Aobamba Canyon. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

After the breakfast in the hotel, we go ½ hr. by bus to Machu Picchu, for a guided tour in the site (2hrs. approximately) and then you will have time to climb the mountain of Hayna Picchu that overlooks the ruins. Return to Aguas Calientes at about 2pm to take the train back to Cusco. (B)


  • Pick up from hotel
  • Transportation by bus to Challacancha in Mollepata.  
  • Tour Guide English / Spanish
  • Admission fee to Machu Picchu
  • 04 Breakfasts, 04 lunches, 04 dinners
  • Camping equipment: 2 person large
  • matrass and tent, cooking tent,
  • dinning tent, tables, chairs
  • first aid kit.
  • Horses and horseman to carry camping equipment,
  • cooking stuff
  • Bus to Machupicchu ruins  and return to  Aguas Calientes
  • Expedition train back to Ollantaytambo then  by bus to Cusco Then.


  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes
  • Tips, and extra Spends

Pasanger MUST BRING:

  • Original passport
  • Sleeping bag
  • Bottle water
  • Insect repelent
  • Sun block
  • Sun glasses
  • Hat
  • Basic clothes change
  • Flash light
  • Personal medications
  • Swimsuit (for hot springs)
  • T - Shirts
  • Trousers and / or shorts
  •  Sandals 


In order to get the discount US $ 20 it is necessary to send us via email the scanned copy of your ISIC (International Student Card)

Without this copy we will not be reliable to offer you the student discount.


* Reservations need to be done 3 weeks prior to arrive to Cusco.

Price per person US$ 490 



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