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Overview

The trek is only a little bit more difficult than the Inca Trail and instead of porters we use horses to carry food and equipment. It is a really good alternative to visit Machupicchu doing a hike

Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO – SAYLLACANCHA – SOYROCOCHA. (L/D)

At 6:00 AM we’ll pick you up from your selected hotel. We’ll leave by our private transport to Mollepata 2800 meters, beautiful scenic journey through Limatambo, stopping for panoramic views of the Apurimac Valley, where you can have a breakfast in a typical restaurant. After that we’ll drive for 1hr until our trailhead called Sayllacancha ( 3 200 meters), there we’ll meet our arrieros “horsemen“ and trek staff, 2 1/2 hrs hiking through traditional Andean communities like Cruzpata, Challacancha , unspoiled Andean villages to Soraypampa (3750 meters), where we’ll have the lunch. Then after 4 hours we’ll arrive to our first campsite, Soyrococha ( 4 200 meters).

DAY 2: SOYROCOCHA – HUAYRAQMACHAY – COLPAPAMPA (B/L/D)

The second day we’ll ascent to the highest point of our trek, Salkantay Pass 4600 meters from this point we can appreciate the special views of the Mountain Salkantay, a stunning snow capped mountain (6271 meters), 3 hours walking with spectacular views of the mountains Humantay and Huayanay, small lakes and morraines arriving to our lunch site, Huayraqmachay ( 3700meters), then we’ll go down for 3 1/2 hrs until our second campsite, Colpabamba ( 2600 meters).

DAY 3: COLPAPAMPA – PLAYA – SANTA TERESA (B/L/D)

The third day, the group will walk for 4 hrs, downhill easy hike, we will be introduced to a high Jungle niche called Ceja de Selva where coffee, coca and fruits plantations can be observed, time to shower in a waterfall, take amazing pictures, with luck we can observe the famous Peruvian National Bird ” Gallito de las Rocas” stop in Playa (2250 meters) for Lunch, then we take a local transportation for 45 minutes until Santa Teresa, where we have our third campsite.

DAY 4: SANTA TERESA – HIDROELECTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES. (B/L/D)

After breakfast , we will cross the river and then walk to Hidroelectrica Train station (Km 116), where we have our last camping lunch. Then continue walking for two and a half more hours to Aguas Calientes (2 000 meters).
Hostel accommodation in Aguas Calientes.

DAY 5: MACHUPICCHU/CUSCO.(B)

Early wake up in order to take the bus to the Citadel of Machupicchu, guided tour for 2 hours and plenty of free time to explore more, optional time to Climb the mountain Huayna Picchu, Temple of the Moon, or the Sun Gate, after that you have to take the bus to go down to Aguas Calientes and wait for the train to return, arrive in Cusco and transfer to the hotel.

** Campsites will be determined according to the guides criteria

Include

Group Service:

  • GROUP SIZE:: 4 – 16 people
  • FIXED DEPARTURES: April to December

Every Tuesday and Saturday

April 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
May 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
June 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
July 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
August 3, 7, 10, 24, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
September 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
October 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
Novenber 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
December 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28

SERVICES INCLUDED

  • Transfer in – out: Cusco – Sayllapata / train station – hotel
  • Backpacker train Service: Aguas Calientes – Cusco
  • Entrance fees: Machupicchu
  • Bus ticket: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes
  • Local bus: Playa – Santa Teresa
  • Hostel: Double accommodation in Aguas Calientes (4th day)
  • Guide: Professional English and Spanish speaking guide; 2 guides for groups over 12 people
  • Cook:  In charge of meal preparation
  • Horsemen and horses: Carry tents, cooking equipment and also carry backpacks, sleeping bags andmattresses (Max. 6 kilos/ 13 lbs per person)
  • Emergency Horse: Just in case someone needs help
  • Meals: 4 Breakfasts/4 Lunches/4 Dinners/Snacks and afternoon tea
  • Equipment:  tents ( 2 people in each 3-person-capacity ), sleeping pad, dinner tent, toilet tent,  kitchen tent, tables and chairs, table settings, first aid kit, including emergency oxygen bottle

DOESN’T INCLUDE:

  • Breakfast the 1st day, usually hotels offer this service
  • Sleeping bag
  • Santa Teresa Hot springs ($5.00), this is optional
  • Tips (optional)

ADDITIONALS:

  • US$15 Synthetic sleeping bag rental (-10°C) for the whole trek
  • US$20 Down sleeping bags rental (-10°C) for the whole trek
  • US$18 Metal trekking poles rental for the whole trek
  • US$20 single accommodation
  • US$12 therm-a-rest mattresses

Private Service:

You can choose your date, the whole service is just for you, we don’t add any other people

  • Group Size: It depends on the client
  • Fixed departures: It depends on the client

SERVICES INCLUDED

  • Transportation to and from: Hotel -Train station- Hotel.
  • Vistadome Train Service: Poroy – Km. 104 (Chachabamba) & Aguas Calientes – Poroy
  • Guide: Professional English and Spanish speaking guide; 2 guides for groups over 8 people.
  • Personal Porter: Carry backpacks, sleeping bags and mattresses (Max. 8 kilos/ 13 lbs per person).
  • Meals: 1 Box Lunch/ 1 dinner / 1 Breakfast/1 buffet lunch
  • Entrance Ticket: Inca Trail & Machu Picchu.
  • Bus ticket: Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (1st day).
  • Bus ticket: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (2nd day).
  • Hotel: Double accommodation in Aguas Calientes.

DOESN’T INCLUDE:

  • Breakfast (day 1), usually the hotels offer this service

ADDITIONALS:

  • US$ 10 Metal trekking poles rental for the whole trek
  • US$ 30 single accommodation
  • Over night in Aguas Calientes, from US$60 (contact for details).
  • Tips ( Optional

** Campsites will be determined according to the guides criteria

Price

Group Service:

  • Price per person: USD 395.00

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Difficulty: Easy
Service: Standard

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