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Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days

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$ USD 999.00
Duration
3 Days
Group Size
Min 2 Persons
Physical Level
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Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days

Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days

3 Days from $ USD 999.00

Salkantay trek 3 days is not so popular for many people to register and make a group. But to make the prices reasonable, we make this tour more flexible so you can make the trip without any problem and you can start the journey the day you want. Machu Picchu Reservations has daily departures for the Salkantay group. We always have a group in each camping place that three days hikers may join to the group at the first camp to continue the journey as a group, of course, he will have all the support staff as guides, cooks. And the corresponding meals to do this trek successfully at a reasonable price. It is two days hiking in the mountains on the last day you will visit Machu Picchu. In the afternoon you return to Cusco. The Salkantay trail will take you to Machu Picchu in 3 days to see the best of the whole Salkantay trail which is to reach the highest point called Abra Salkantay 4630 m / 15226 ft. You will enjoy the beauty of the mountains and appreciate the variations of the landscape in this hike you see beautiful landscapes such glaciers, rivers, lagoons, jungle valleys and much more. Tour starts in Cusco ends in Cusco as well. It will shorten some distances by car, and the walking distance is a little longer but nothing challenging for those who are well-prepared mentally.

Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days
Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days
Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days
Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days
Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days
Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days
Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days
Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days
Salkantay Challenge Trek 3 Days

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY
1

Cusco - Salkantay Pass - Chaullay Camp

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DAY
2

Chaullay - Idrolectrica - Aguas Calientes

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DAY
3

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco Hotel

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DAY
1

Cusco - Salkantay Pass - Chaullay Camp

Early start in your hotel in Cusco. We pick you at 2:00 am in the morning to transfer you to Soraypampa. It is going to be about 3 hours by car to Soraypampa which is the place where you start the hike. Once in Soraypampa, You will join the Salkantay group for breakfast then you get ready for the 20 kilometers hike. Around 6:30 am you start hiking to the highest point of the whole Salkantay trail 4630 m. After 3 hours hike you reach to the top to celebrate and enjoy beautiful views of the Salkantay mountain once at the top you have the chance to make an offering for the APUS (Andean gods). We start hiking downhill to get 2900 m / 9510 ml in todo 15 km downhill hiking. You are going to do in two sections. The first section will be from the top to the lunch point which takes 2 hours approximately and then after lunch 3 hours more to the second camp called Chawllay. On the way you are going appreciate the different type of landscapes such glacier mountains, lagoons, rocky mountains, grassy hill, by the time that you will be close to the camp you are going be in the jungle area. Once at the camp time to relaxing if you like you can enjoy cold beers while the cooks make the te time and the delicious dinner..(Click Here to see our Quiswarniyoc CAMP)

Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
2

Chaullay - Idrolectrica - Aguas Calientes

On the Second day, you will already be in the jungle area. We wake you up around 6:00 am with a cup of coca tea, then we provide you with a delicious breakfast. Around 7:00 am you start the hike to la playa Sahuayaco for 5 hours approximately along the Santa Teresa Valley which is formed by the Salkantay River. Along the valley, you have the chance to see plantation such a coffee, bananas, avocados, Coca, passion fruit, and much more. Five hours of hiking, you will arrive at La Playa Sahuayaco, from where you will take local transportation for one hour to Santa Teresa, where you stop to have lunch then you continue by car 45 more minutes to Hidrolectrica then walking 3 more hours along the train tracks to Aguas Calientes town on the flat trail. Then we take you to the hotel for showering and relaxing, in the evening around 7:00 pm we organized a dinner in a restaurant in Aguas Calientes after we go to sleep.

Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
3

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco Hotel

On the last day of the tour, you are going visit Machu Picchu. You need to wake up around 4:00 am to get ready for the hike to Machu Picchu main entrance. After you grab your pack breakfast you start walking to Puente Ruinas checkpoint for 30 minutes which is open at 5:00 am where you have to show your passport and your Machu Picchu tickets. After you pass the first checkpoint, you will hike all upstairs for one hour to Machu Picchu main gate to be there around 6:00 am. Once everybody meets at the gate, you go into Machu Picchu for the guided tour for 2.5 hours to learn everything about The lost city of the Incas. After the guided tour you have free time to explore on your own the Inca city of Machu Picchu. The time that you will spend in Machu Picchu will depend on how you like to go back to Cusco and also will depend if you want to climb the Machu Picchu montaña or Huayna Picchu mountain which must book it in advance.

Physical Level

1, Easy

Included

No Included

What to Bring

  • Original Passport
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Toiletries and hand sanitiser
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and film with extra batteries
  • Torch with spare batteries
  • Daypack

Optional Services

Pricing List

Prices
Description Price per person

BY CAR SERVICE

EVERYTHING THAT INCLUDES IN THE TOUR

BY CAR And BY TRAIN
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Pre-departure Salkantay trek briefing, presented by the tour guides at 7:00 pm at the office a day before
  • Duffle bag to get ready 7 kilos of your belonging carried by horses.
  • English/Spanish speaker professional guide.
  • Guided visit to Machu Picchu.
  • Transportation to head of Salkantay trail.
  • 1-night camping
  • 1-night hostel in Aguas Calientes
  • 3 breakfast
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Transport from la playa to Santa Teresa
  • Personal pad (double foam – 2.5 inches thick).
  • Pillows at the first Camp.
  • Cooks and cooking equipment.
  • Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge.
  • First Aid equipment and Oxygen bottle for emergencies.
  • Horses for carrying – 7 Kilos of each hiker.
  • transport from Ollantaytambo train station to Cusco.
  • New – Mountain sky Huts + Inflatable Mattress + Night Lighting with Glassdoor
  • BY CAR   3:00 pm. From Hidroelectrica
  • BY TRAIN at 18:20
NOT INCLUDED
  • Sleeping bag
  • trekking stick
  • One foamy sleeping pad per person
  • Inflatable Mattress
$ USD 240.00 Inquire Now

BY TRAIN SERVICE

EVERYTHING THAT INCLUDES IN THE TOUR

BY CAR And BY TRAIN
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Pre-departure Salkantay trek briefing, presented by the tour guides at 7:00 pm at the office a day before
  • Duffle bag to get ready 7 kilos of your belonging carried by horses.
  • English/Spanish speaker professional guide.
  • Guided visit to Machu Picchu.
  • Transportation to head of Salkantay trail.
  • 1-night camping
  • 1-night hostel in Aguas Calientes
  • 3 breakfast
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Transport from la playa to Santa Teresa
  • Personal pad (double foam – 2.5 inches thick).
  • Pillows at the first Camp.
  • Cooks and cooking equipment.
  • Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge.
  • First Aid equipment and Oxygen bottle for emergencies.
  • Horses for carrying – 7 Kilos of each hiker.
  • transport from Ollantaytambo train station to Cusco.
  • New – Mountain sky Huts + Inflatable Mattress + Night Lighting with Glassdoor
  • BY CAR   3:00 pm. From Hidroelectrica
  • BY TRAIN at 18:20
NOT INCLUDED
  • Sleeping bag
  • trekking stick
  • One foamy sleeping pad per person
  • Inflatable Mattress
$ USD 320.00 Inquire Now

VIP SERVICE

EVERYTHING THAT INCLUDES IN THE TOUR

  • Sleeping bag
  • trekking stick
  • Extra oxygen
  • First Aid kit
  • One foamy sleeping pad per person
  • Inflatable Mattress
  • Train tickets: From Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (“Expedition” service with Peru Rail at 18:20 PM)
  • Transport: Private transport from Ollantaytambo train station to your hotel in Cusco (Day 3)
  • 24-hour guest service: We have telephone service available 24 hours/day for ease of communication and preparation with the agency leading up to your trek.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Pre-departure Salkantay trek briefing, presented by the tour guides at 7:00 pm at the office a day before
  • Duffle bag to get ready 7 kilos of your belonging carried by horses.
  • English/Spanish speaker professional guide.
  • Guided visit to Machu Picchu.
  • Transportation to head of Salkantay trail.
  • 1-night camping
  • 1-night hostel in Aguas Calientes
  • 3 breakfast
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Transport from la playa to Santa Teresa
  • Personal pad (double foam – 2.5 inches thick).
  • Pillows at the first Camp.
  • Cooks and cooking equipment.
  • Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge.
  • First Aid equipment and Oxygen bottle for emergencies.
  • Horses for carrying – 7 Kilos of each hiker.
  • New – Mountain sky Huts + Inflatable Mattress + Night Lighting with Glassdoor
  • BY TRAIN at 18:20
$ USD 500.00 Inquire Now

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