SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU: 05 DAYS / 04 NIGHTS


The amazing Trek runs beneath the sacred SALKANTAY MOUNTAIN (6,271m) one of the highest and most stunning in the Peruvian Andes, passing through Quechua communities and lesser-known Inca ruins, to finally join the 5 day of MACHU PICCHU.

ITINERARY
DAY 01: CUSCO / SORAYPAMPA
07.00 am. Departure by our private transport to Mollepata 2800 mts. beautiful scenic journey through Limatambo, and stops for panoramic views of the Apurimac Valley, Cultural tour in Tarawasi, impressive "Ushnu" Inka Ceremonial Stone Stage to appreciate represented flowers in the Inka walls. After we arrive to our trailhead, we meet our arrieros "horsemen" and trek staff, 6 hrs hiking through traditional Andean communities like Cruzpata, Challacancha, unspoiled Andean villages to Soraypampa 3800 meters, our first camp. Lunch, Dinner + Camping facilities.

DAY 02 : SORAYPAMPA / CHAULLAY
7:30am we trek for 4 hours to start our ascent to the Pass 4400 meters from this point we can appreciate the special views of the Mountain Salkantay, a stunning snow capped mountain (6271 mts), 3 hours walking with spectacular views of the mountains Humantay and Huayanay, small lakes and morraines, then long downhill walk to Camp in Chaullay 2950 meters . B L D + Camping Facilities.

DAY 03 : CHAULLAY - PLAYA
This day will be unforgettable because throughout the way we will see a great variety of flora and fauna, starting off of HUAYRAC will happen through the ARRANNIYUC community and continued descending towards the forest eyebrow, where we will appreciate the thermal water formation in a small valley, soon to follow the course of the river Santa Teresa, observing in this section diverse varieties of orquídeas and cataracts of great magnitude, finally we arrived at our camping in denominated site LLUSKAMAYU (5pm. approx.) Supper and spends the night.

DAY 04 : PLAYA - SANTA TERESA – MACHUPICCHU
Very early we will take a car to Santa Teresa one hour when we will be walk to Train station Hydroelectric Central there we wait the train (optional us$ 8.00) to Aguas Calientes. Accommodation in hostal

DAY 05
Early walk or bus to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, guided tour for 3 hours and plenty of free time to explore more, optional time to Climb the mountain Huayna Picchu, Temple of the Moon, or the Gate of the Sun, Buffet lunch in Aguas Calientes and at approx 16:00 hrs we are taking our return train to Cusco arriving around 9:00 pm to Cusco City. Group size: Maximum 16 minimum 5.

WHAT IS INCLUDED
* Transport by bus to Mollepata
* English speaking Guide
* Entrance fee to Machupicchu
* Horses to carry food and camping equipment