Salkantay Inca Trail 6 Days / 5 Nights

ITINERARY

Day 1. Cusco – Mollepata – Challacancha - Soraypampa

Early morning pick up  you from your hotel  and  go  4 hrs. by bus to   Mollepata town and stop for  the breakfast, then We continue to 40 minutes to   the starting point of  the trek Challacancha beginning the hike you'll have magnificent views of Nevado Humantay (5917m). After about 3 hours trekking we'll arrive at the small settlement of Soray where the valley broadens and flattens and Nevado Salkantay comes into view, We have the lunch here  and for the afternoon We visit the high Andean lagoon  of Humantay. (L,D)

Day 2. Soraypampa – Pampacahuana.

Today you`ll be on a trail that ascends, very gradually to Inca Chiriaska pass (where the Inca cools down), which is the highest point of the trip (4,950mt-16,200ft).  3 1/2 hours of gentle hike aprox. At the pass there are some absolutely mind-blowing views of the cordillera Vilcabamba and Urubamba, we will have impressive views of the Salkantay snow peak, we will descend to lunch place in Yanaqaqa and for the afternoon we continue  towards the Pampacahuana community, next to to which exist an original Inca Canal. We will camp and have dinner at this place. (B,L,D)

Day 3. Pampacahuana – Wayllabamba.
From Pampachuana, We hike 3 hours hike down the narrow, steep valley to the Inca fortress of Paucarcancha, visit and  explore this complex, then it's about another 1/2 hours walk down to the small village of Wayllabamba where you join the Royal Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. We camp the night at Wayllabamba (3,000masl) (B,L,D)

Day 4. Wayllabmba - Pacaymayu

After the  breakfast, We ascend the Warmiwañuusca mountain  pass at 4200 masl, the hike will undertake ascent up to the high pass, the first section presents abundant vegetation with trees of wild origin, after this section of the Inca trail, it tends to be less forests up to the high point, is typical of the andean covered with mountains icchu straw or perpetual snow and mountains with. After approximately 5 hours walk arduous you summit it. Time to have some rest, take photos and start to walk down hill. From there We go down 1 hr. to camp at the Pacaymayu valley (3600 masl) (B,L,D)

Day 5. Pacaymayu – Wiñay Wayna. 09 km. Aprox.
Long day for the trek, we will get after 1 hours of hike the ruins  of Runkuraqay, 1 mor hr.  We arrive to  the next mountain pass and other inca ruins Sayaqmarca and one of the most amazing spots such Phuyupatamarca, a stunning Inca site located at the top of a mountain then we walk down hill to Wiñaywayna, 2 hours aprox.
At Wiñaywayna we’ll set up camp and have dinner. There’s also a place to take a hot shower. (B,L,D)

Day 6. Wiñay Wayna – Machu Picchu – Cusco. (6 km)
Wake up at 0430, breakfast at  05:00 and back on the trek to Machu Picchu early to arrive at Inti Punku (the sun gate) just prior to sunrise at approx.2 hrs. With beautiful views of Machu Picchu
We'll arrive at Machu Picchu ruins (2400m) at 0730 and have a guided tour of the Ruins for about 2 1/2 hours followed by some free time.
In the early afternoon we'll return to Aguas Calientes by tourist bus for a meal in one of the many restaurants, return by train back to Cusco. End of trek. (B)

INCLUDED                                                            

  • Pick up from hotel
  • Transportation by bus to Challacancha in Mollepata.
  • Tour Guide English / Spanish
  • Admission fee to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • 05 Breakfasts, 05 lunches, 05 dinners
  • Camping equipment: 2 person large
  • matrass and tent, cooking tent,
  • dinning tent, tables, chairs
  • first aid kit.
  • Porters carry camping equipment,
  • cooking stuff
  • Bus to Aguas Calientes

. Expedition train back to Ollantaytambo by bus to Cusco Then.

DOES NOT INCLUDED

  • 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
  • Rain coat
  • First aid kit                                      

STUDENT DISCOUNT:

In order to get the discount US $ 40 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.

IMPORTANT NOTES

* Reservations need to be done four months prior to arrive to Cusco.

Price per person US$ 750

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