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Salkantay Dome To Dome To Machupicchu 4D3N

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We pick at 4:30 a.m. to drive for 2 hours to Mollepata where we will have breakfast after it we drive 40 miinutes to arrive at Challacancha the crew pack all our stuff and we walk one 1 hour to The Inca Chanel,, We see a panoramic views of  Salkantay and Humantay Mountains then We walk towards Soraypampa  where are our new Domes so  lunch serve there and take a little rest at the Domes then by the afternoon we will have a trek for about 3 hour (round Trip) to the Humantay Lake  we will be very close to the second highest Salkantay mountain of Cusco, we sleep in  our new luxury Domes which have great confort, hot shower and private toilets, beds mattress and blankets provided

1ST DAY:Total distance: 15 km (aprox.)

Estimated walking time: 7-8 hours


After our  breakfast we start walking at  5:30 am ,because this day will be the longest day the first 4 hours is uphill to get the highest point of the Salkantay pass this trek is  located  between 2 huge mountains; Salkantay on the right and Tucarhuay on the left. From the pass, the views of the 2 snow-capped mountains are incredible. There is a possibility of snow here.

After a rest, we will continue our walk (downhill) through a dramatic cloud forest where we will have lunch. We hike again after lunch i until we reach chaullay where we will take a private transport towards our Jungle Domes at Lucmabamba where we are going to sleep in our  Luxury Domes .

2ND DAY:Total distance: 19 km (aprox.)

Estimated walking time: 7– 8hours


Breakfast, at 6.30am, Our Campsite owner will show you about the proccess of the Coffee after this we will walk for 3 hours towards Llactapata Original Inca Trail pass ( 2700masl )  , form thhe highest point we can observe Machupicchu from far then we will walk for two more hours down to Hydrolectric where we will have our lunch so after we will start walking 2 more hours by taking the railroad to Aguas Calientes where you will have a hotel to pass the night .

3RD DAY:Total distance: 16 km (aprox.)

Estimated walking time: 6-7 hours

Maximum altitude point: 2,700 m (aprox.)

Village altitude: 1,900 m (aprox.) salkantay trek to machupicchu


,We wake up early morning about 4 am to then to 4:30 to have the breakfast and leave to walk up to Machupicchu which takes one and half hours up to machupicchu but there is another option to catch the first bus which leaves 5:30 to Machupicchu (25-minutes long) in order to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun is rising.

In Machupicchu you will have  2 hour guided tour , then you can explore Machupicchu on your own, train wil leave from Aguas Calientes at 4:30 pm towards ollamtaytambo where a private transport will take you back to Cusco to Your Hotel
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Important Information
Departure Point
From Your Hotel In Cusco
Departure Time
Everyday at 5:00 am
4 days
Return Details
The Hotel you will return after the trek
  • 2 nights accommodation at our Luxury Domes
  • 1 Night 3 star Hotel at Aguas calientes
  • Up and Down Bus Aguas Caientes -Machupicchu
  • Vistadome Train back to Ollatamtaytambo
  • Private Transport From Ollamtaytambo To Cusco
  • Walking poles
  • Afternoon tea
  • 1 emergency Horse to Ride every two passengers
  • 10 kilos per person to be carry by the horses
  • Zip Lining at Lucmambamba
  • Buffet Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner hwile in the trek
  • Buffet Lunch on the last day at Aguas calientes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned air heating minivan
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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  • Duration: 4 days
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