MACHU PICCHU SALKANTAY 5DAYS

(optional Inca Trail)

Itinerary

1st day.-CUSCO-MOLLEPATA-SORAYPAMPA

This first day we leave Cusco at 5.00 am towards the town of Mollepata arriving at approximately 9:00 am here we have the first breakfast. While we load the equipment on horses to begin the trek to Cruz Pata, coming to this place at 12pm. , Where we will have our first lunch, then we continue our journey to SORAYPAMPA located 3,850 meters arriving at 5:30 pm. for dinner and have our first camp.

The 2nd day.-SORAYPAMPA-SALKANTAY-CHAULLAY
After a hearty breakfast at 6:00 am we prepare to undertake the more difficult hike trip departing at 7:00 am we walk around the site called Pampa Salkantay and then go to the left side of the snowy Umantay which is located next to Salkantay at 12:00 pm will be at the highest point (Salkantay step Umantay 4500 m) On this site we see snow and glaciers of Salkantay, then after 1 hour of rest we have lunch of the day, in the area called Pampa Huayrac . Then we continued our walk down 4 hours until Chaullay located at 2900 meters where we have the 2nd night camping.

3rd day.-CHAULLAY-SANTA TERESA
After breakfast departure at 7:00 am. walk for 5 hours, observe a town called Collpabamba, this area is called the Forest Cloudy observe waterfalls, fruit trees, variety of flora, to reach the area called La Playa to have our lunch (24:00.). Since the area of ​​our lunch continue walking for about an hour where we will observe many orchids, then board a shuttle for 45 minutes to reach the campground Santa Teresa (1650 nsnm) here we can enjoy the thermal baths the place after our dinner and overnight.

Day 4: SANTA TERESA-Hydroelectric-HOT WATER
Scheduled departure at 8 am. to walk for 1 hour to La Oroya (cable system to cross a river) which cross very carefully, along the way you have the opportunity to see Machu Picchu in the distance, and our visitors are provided to take panoramic views of the Citadel Machu Picchu in the opposite direction, then continue a further 1 hour to get to the Hydroelectric where we will have lunch and a rest; then at 3:40 pm. take the train (optional) to the town of Aguas Calientes arriving at 5:00 pm. where we stay in a hostel.

5th day .- Aguas Calientes-MACHUPICCHU-CUSCO
This last day we will have our breakfast early, then take the first bus to Machu Picchu where the guide will explain the meaning and importance of the place, you have also the option to climb the mountain Huayna Picchu from where you have a splendid panoramic view of Machu Picchu surroundings. In the afternoon we will take our train back for 4 hours from the station of Aguas Calientes to Cusco where we arrive at 8:30 pm.

IT INCLUDES:

  • Transfer Hotel
  • Bus Cusco – Mollepata
  • Horsemen
  • Packhorses for 3 days
  • Bilingual Official Guide Cook
  • Camping equipment, tents for use as quadruple double
  • Dining tent, kitchen, tables, chairs
  • Thermal Matras, Oxygen and First Aid Kit
  • Power supply: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Local Train – Hydro – Aguas Calientes (optional US $ 8.00)
  • Hostel with private bathrooms and hot water
  • Machu Picchu bus up or down
  • Ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
  • Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Fifth Day lunch

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Carry a backpack and sleeping bag
  • Trek shoes
  • Rain poncho
  • Lightweight and warm clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen, Sunglasses and hat.
  • A bottle of water.
  • Purifying tablets
  • Flashlight and knife
  • Towel and toilet paper
  • Snack (dried fruit, biscuits etc.)
  • Personal medications
  • Extra money for personal expenses.