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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

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What to Expect

Day 1 : Cusco - Mollepata – Challacancha – Soraypampa (Humantay Lake)

Walking Distance – 12km / 7.45 miles

Starting Elevation – 3,350 m

Highest Elevation – 4,600 m

Campsite Elevation – 3,920 m

Day 2 : The Salkantay Pass

Walking Distance – 22 km / 13.7 miles

Starting Elevation – 3,800 m

Campsite Elevation – 2,750 m

Maximum Altitude: 4,650 m

Day 3 : Chaullay - La Playa - Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes

Walking Distance – 26km / 16.1 Miles

Starting Elevation – 2,750 m

Campsite Elevation – 1,600 m

Day 4 : Machu Picchu

If you’re up bright and early, you’ll get to see the sun lighten up Machu Picchu. You’ll have a fully guided tour, and for those who have requested it, Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain is on the list. Enjoy your time here. Explore the ruins, have a snack, take some photos, or take a nap on the terraces. At the end of your time exploring, you can take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes and wait for your return train to Cusco or Ollantaytambo where transport will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pre-Trek Briefing on the evening prior to departure.
Travellers to carry own personal equipment for trek.
Departure Time
4:00 AM
4 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Breakfast - Breakfast x 3, Lunch x 4, Dinner x 3, Snacks & Water
  • Private transportation
  • Full camping & dining equipment
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Any additional meals
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Unu Raymi Expeditions
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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