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5-Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu with Optional Hot Spring Bath provided by Machupicchu USA

5-Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu with Optional Hot Spring Bath

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Our company is taking biosecurity protocols to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Bring yourself! - Take with you a quick test discard of covid19.
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Updated 07/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Full Map
7 stops
Day 1
Cusco - Mollepata - Soraypampa...
Day 2
Soraypampa - Huayracpampa -...
Day 3
Chaullay - La Playa - Santa...
Day 4
Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric -...
Day 5
Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu -...
Important Information
5 days
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Dinner
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Pre-briefing 1 day before to start the hiking and Duffle bag
  • Private Tourist transportation to the Trail-head
  • English speaking Certified Tour Guide
  • Masterchef and cooking equipment during the trek
  • Camping gear, tent, foam mats, during the trek
  • Coffee demonstration during the trek
  • 3 nights camping - 1 night hotel in Machu Picchu with private bath
  • Private Tourist Transportation from Ollantaytambo - San Francisco Plaza Cuzco.
  • Zip-lining - Fourth Day
  • Entrance tickets to Machupicchu
  • Tourist train tickets from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Drop-Off Near your Hotel in Cusco
  • Entry/Admission - Humantay Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Salkantay Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Machu Picchu
  • Sleeping bags ($30) and Walking sticks($25) available for rent in Cusco
  • Extra expenses: Lunch and dinner on the last day after the guided tour of Machu Picchu, you have some free time to go on exploring Machu Picchu, have lunch either in Machu Picchu or in Aguas Calientes, etc.
  • Train from Hidroelectrica to Machu Picchu town (tourist usually hike this part)
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes town to Machu Picchu and vice-versa ($24) (tourists usually hike this part)
  • Entrance tickets to Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain.
  • Note: Your extra luggage can be stored at your hotel or our office during your trip
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Lacmer Kaur wrote a review Jan 2020
12 contributions4 helpful votes
My son was travelling for 4 months in South America and when he asked if I'd like to accompany him to trek and see Machu Pichu I jumped at the chance. The trek was superbly agonised and the food was amazing! I wouldn't say it was easy for a 54 year old but my son and the group
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Date of experience: August 2019
BearAdventures wrote a review Nov 2019
12 contributions
Our guide Nilton was part of a sister company called KB Adventures. He was very enthusiastic and helpful along the entire route, took time to check on the group and ensure we were all in good stead. I thoroughly enjoyed this trek. Day 2 is by far the toughest / longest but it
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Phillip S wrote a review Nov 2019
Cleveland, Ohio3 contributions1 helpful vote
If you're going to do the Salkantay, I highly recommend booking through Machu Picchu Reservations and asking for Carlos and Huevito. They were both extremely knowledgeable, fun to talk to, and always looking for ways to engage everyone. I've heard some horror stories about other
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Sabina Grigore wrote a review Oct 2019
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania3 contributions
We have booked this trip as part of our honeymoon and we don't regret it! It was a great experience! Our guide was Raul Bueno and we had a wonderful time together. He provided great info, was funny and make our group interact really great. The fact that he woke us up with coca
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from efren C, Manager at 5-Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu with Optional Hot Spring Bath
Responded Oct 11, 2019
Many thanks for your review we are so happy to take you on this adventure.
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Fabian Frieden wrote a review Jul 2019
Bern, Switzerland1 contribution
Our guide was juan, very funny and well organized. Two or three times we had a inca-history-lesson with him. The overnight-places are very cute and adventurous and the tents were in good shape. The food was always amazing. Every morning you get waken up by some assistants with
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from efren C, General Manager at 5-Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu with Optional Hot Spring Bath
Responded Oct 5, 2019
Thank you for your review, you're are always welcome in Cusco.
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Machupicchu USA
Good for the price but herded like sheep. Didn’t give us time to buy salt . But sites are amazing!! !
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Private transportation and guide
We had already purchased our Machu Picchu and train tickets and were looking for transportation to/from the train s
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James C
Surprise private tour - incredibly friendly staff
We did the 4 day salkantay option and were expecting a group of 10 to 12 people. On arrival we had 2 of us, another
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Nice way to contribute to the Amantani community
We stayed with a local family on Amantani Island for 1 night. The boat ride was 3 hours from Puno. On the way, ther
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Beautiful place... very bad service, we will show you how to do this on your own for a better price
This was a horrid experience. When you go to Peru, you go for MP and the rest is sort of a nice add on. This compan
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Sonam W
I am had a trip towards Taktsang, scare place of Guru Rimpochoe
I am providing service to traveler and adventures to reach all over Bhutan. Our agent provide assistance to people
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David S
Half Day Was Enough
Relaxing, low stress and able to see everything you needed to for a half day lake tour, We opted out of the ride ba
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i would have put zero star if possible
stay away from this guy!!!! he is not a tour operator, he is a guy who has not got a clue on how to treat customer!
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Great experience!
This company has great and friendly stuff, who will always help you to have an amazing experience.Highly recommende
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4 Day Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu - Wonderful!
Everything about our trip was fabulous. Efren from MachuPicchuUSA was so organised. We communicated online to boo
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Peru sightseeing
One of my goals in life is to visit the seven wonders of the world. This place worth the money and vacation time to
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Mavis L
The most organized agent that you can trust
Being a frequent traveler, I have been to many countries and joined numerous tours. I will say Efren from Machu Pic
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Absolutely Amazing!
Excellent! I loved everything about this trip. Starting from MachuPicchuUSA! they are great! Efron is organized, ef
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AMAZING trip!!!
My family and I had an amazing day tour of Machu Picchu - our private tour of Machu Picchu was very special. Ephram
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My my did you say MACHU PICCHU ?
There not a lot of things in this world that will take your breathe away but this is one. Start your journey on the
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Key Details
  • Humantay Lake, Humantay Lake, and 4 more
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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