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Salkantay Trekking Tour from Cusco 5 Day - Special Offer

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What to Expect

Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata - Soraypampa - Humantay lake

Pass By: Cusco 08007, Peru
We will begin our adventure by picking up each passenger from their respective hotels before embarking on a 4 hour bus ride. Halfway through the ride, we will stop in Mollepata at an altitude of 2,900m for 20 or 30 minutes break, then continue with our journey directly to the last bus stop in Challacancha where we will meet our porters and horses who will carry the equipment. and were we start our hiking tour. to begin our walk toward Soraypampa at 3,900m. When we arrive in Soraypampa, we will set-up base camp from where we can enjoy the beautiful views of Salkantay´s snow peak. and where will have break for lunch. After lunch, we will visit Humantay Lake at 3,459m before beginning our return to base camp in Soraypampa around 5:00pm. where our camping team will be waiting for our travelers with a delicious dinner

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camp

Day 2: Soraypampa - HuayraPampa - Chaullay

Pass By: Salkantay Peru, Ventura Monjaras O1 -15b, Cusco - San Sebastian - Tupac Amaru, Cusco 08006, Peru
Early in the morning we will take our breakfast and then we will start a 3 hour hike until we reach the highest point of our expedition, the Salkantay Pass (4,600 m.a.). From there, we walk towards Wayracpunku (Huayra Pampa), for our next meal. Afterwards, the trip will continue going to the high jungle where we will observe large trees with their arms extended over the streams, all full of bromeliads and orchids. This walk will last around 5 hours to reach our camp in Chaullay (2,900 m.a.s l.) Where we will have dinner and rest

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camp

Day 3: Chaullay - La Playa - Santa Teresa

Pass By: Convento santa Teresa, Av siete cuartones 114, Cusco Peru
After having breakfast around 6:30 am, we will head towards Sahuyaco (La Playa 2,080 masl). We will have lunch in this place. Then we continue our trip in our transport to Santa Teresa (1,550 masl) where we will set up our base camp. Then we will have a traditional Peruvian dinner and rest well to prepare for the next day.

Note:After installing the camp you can access the hot springs of Cocalmayo.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camp

Day 4: Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town)

Pass By: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
The next morning, after a good breakfast, the bus waits for us. Those who booked in advance will do zip-lining. The rest of the group will go to the Hidroelectrica meeting point where the entire group will join for lunch after the activities. After a bit of relaxation in this place, we will continue walking along the railway that leads through this great jungle that the Inca knew by heart to our final destination: Aguas Calientes. We walk for about 3 hours and you will find beautiful waterfalls, different ecological farms and possibly the curious wildlife of your arrival in the region (arrival fixed around 4:00 p.m.). Here the group will spend the night in a hostel. At night we will all meet at a local restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and have an informative session about our next excursion to Machu Picchu. Then you can visit the city, which is wonderful after sunset.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: A hostel

Day 5: Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town) - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Pass By: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
We get ready around 4:00 am to climb to Machu Picchu, the trek will follow an ascending path crossing the high jungle, just in time to see the spectacular sunrise. After passing the control entrance around 6:00am our group will have a guided tour for like about 2 hours in the Inca citadel, later after that the passengers will be continue for him self and keep follow the line and also can take some pictures during the free time untill the exit, after visiting Machu Picchu citadel, our passenger will be return to Aguas Calientes, it will descend walking to Aguas Calientes for about 40 minutes, and then walk back to Hydroelectric to catch our private transportation at 3pm, and transfer you to cusco city the transportation will arrive to cusco around 10pm, the last bus stop would be in San Francisco Plaza.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Portal de Comercio 145, Cusco 08002, Peru

Traveler pickup is offered
It is collected from different hotels while it is near main square
5 days
Return Details
Plaza Kusipata, Cusco 08002, Peru
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Transfer from Cusco to Mollepata.
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.
  • Roomy dining tent and kitchen.
  • Chairs and dining tables.
  • First aid kit.
  • Transportation from Hydro-electric to Cusco.
  • Professional bilingual guide, cook and assistants.
  • 1 night of lodging in a hostel in Aguas Calientes.
  • drop off in Main Square of Cusco.
  • 3 Nights Camping and 1 Night hostel.
  • (Cocalmayo Hot Spring) is possible to pay on the site
  • The Up or Down Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (USD $24.00)*.
  • Zipline
  • Sleeping Bag
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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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The actual trek was good. Howncan you go wrong hiking in the Andes and visiting Machu Picchu. They fed us a ton and the food was good. Tent mats (2 nights) were thin and not comfortable, hostels (2 nights) were private rooms with private baths-...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank beccai12climb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was a great few days of hiking and the scenery was breathtaking. there were some long days but good food was provided and comfortable sleeping at night too. be prepared for all weathers, sun, rain, cold and winds. it all added to the experience,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank baghdadpilgrim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hats off to Jonathan, our patient tour guide , young fella Jesus and Javier and Pappi the horseman/cook who made the difference m this trip. The hike for tge first 2 days was moderate to extremely difficult but our guide was so patient with us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DonnaZB
Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

I've just finished this trek as a solo traveller. It has been an amazing experience, our tour guide Yang Zhu was always very friendly, helpful and funny. On the first day he introduced our group to some card games which helped bring everyone together, this...More

Thank jakep474
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Incredible trek, great organisation and lovely food (our cooker was Esteban). Our guide Carlos Perez was very dedicated and always funny. Shared many stories and information about Incas, plants and animals of the region. Very happy with Conde Travel agency.

Thank Flo M
luisalbertob, Marketing at Conde Travel, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2019

Hi Flo, thanks for your review. The culture of Peru is very diverse, Carlos always shares knowledge and Esteban every day reviews more recipes. We hope you return, anyway we wish you the best and many trips around the world. Good vibes.

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July 14, 2019|
Response from Guide408849 |
Hi, how much is it for 1) the sleeping bag? 2) the zipline 3) the hot tu And dies it inclure de fee for the Huayna Picchu and thé machu Pichu? Thank you :)
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