Classic Trek Salkantay 5 Days and 4 Nights «Machu Picchu by Trekking Salkantay 5 Days» , As a new option against the new restrictions
Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa
The pickup will be at 3:15 to 3:45 a.m.at your respective accommodation. Departure at 04:00 am. On private bus heading towards ?Mollepata? a small village located at an altitude of 2,850 m. temperate climate, jungle vegetation and around of the village we will see some snowy mountains that belong to the chain of Salkantay wich are an altitude of 4,000 – 5,000 meters. We will arrive to Mollepata approximately at 07:00 am, where will enjoy this beautiful landscape that is a part of the snowed mount of Salkantay which is located at an altitude of 6,200 meters. Where we will have our breakfast (optional), contemplating this landscape we will begin our walk which will last approximately 7-8 hours so we will be accompanied by the vegetation of the jungle, on the way we will have lunch, and then will continue until we reach to Soraypampa place of our first camp.
Soraypampa – Chaullay
The second day will be the longest trek. After a breakfast we will start trekking by a moderate ascent for two hours until get to » Salkantay Pass «(4,600 m. / 9800ft) After to leave a small gift to the mountains and take a group photo in front of the snowed mount of Salkantay. We will begin to descend two hours until lunch spot in Huayracmachay. After a quick break, we will continue our walk downhill to the jungle. After about two hours, we will get to Chaullay place where we will spend the night.
Chaullay – Playa Sahuayaco – Santa Teresa
After breakfast at 06:30 am. We will start walking through the high jungle, crossing the river Lluskamayo and a variety of small streams. We will pass by magnificent valleys that have wonderful waterfalls, and some tropical plants and fruits, appreciating a variety of coca, considered the sacred leaf of the ancestors of the Inca Empire which is actually cultivated in tropical areas, this last section will be a descent trek to the ?Playa Sahuayaco? and thence towards Santa Teresa where we will spend the night.
Santa Teresa – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas Calientes
The sunrise will be in a place inside of a tropic zone, full of nature and history, there our breakfast awaits us, then we will continue our journey towards Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Village) to arrive at this town it will take a period of approximately 7 hours, passing by the known center of rest Hydroelectric ( Hydro service station – Aguas Calientes: Optional) stopping at various places just to enjoy the scenery and full of waterfalls with stunning falls which come from the glaciers, arriving in the afternoon to the village known as «Aguas Calientes» where we will spend the night in a hostel at the bottom from the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
Aguas – Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco
By the early morning around 4:30 a.m. we will climb to the majestic Inca city of Machu Picchu, will visit accompanied by our guide approximately 2 hrs, and the rest of the day will be free and you can visit Huayna Picchu (Optional), Inti Punku, Temple of the Moon or just visit the citadel once more, then we will return to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village) by the afternoon,depending on the time of our return train, wich we will let you know, once you book your trip with our company ,transfer to Ollantaytambo imperial city of Cusco.
Discovering Peru is an experience full of culture and biodiversity. Its millenary traditions and diverse gastronomy will catch you from the beginning.