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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a 4D/3N Salkantay trek. Awesome trip. You should definitely go for the trek! Regarding the tour company - accommodation was very nice! (except last night in a hotel in Aguas Calientes) - food was nice - and better than expected - guides were...More

Thank clausborre
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The salkantay trail has been one of the best hikes my husband and I have experienced. We booked with machupicchu.center and their attention to detail, the food and the tour guides exceeded our expectations. Some in my family were vegan and the cooks not only...More

Thank trekkingrandma
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the 4 days/3 nights pass. We went through astonishing landscapes and experienced different climates and ecosystems during our trekking. It was a tough physical experience so I would strongly recommend anyone considering this trekking to get properly trained before or at least to...More

Thank Flo W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 6 day trek staying in lodges and finishing at Machu Picchu. It was well organised and the lodges were comfortable and warm with good hearty food. If you are an experienced Trekker you will find this easy after going over Salkantay Pass....More

Thank Jonathan B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked 3 tours with them because of all the good reviews. First tour - Sacred Valley, we simply didn't get picked up as agreed as there was an operational error. Instead we waited 90 minutes in the cold. The staff apologised and gave us...More

Thank luxi z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Things that were awesome: the huts/igloos that you stay in, food, trail, beauty, Things that you might want to be aware of: you go at the speed of the group, which can sometimes be very slow, especially if a group member uses a horse through...More

Thank travel0nward84
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

We did the 4 day/3 night Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu. Overall, we had a great time and loved our guides Simba and Wimbero. Simba was incredibly entertaining- we will always remember his wake-up calls early in the morning, "muchachooooos!" He was also very knowledgeable...More

3  Thank carooney5
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

Very well organised with each detail paid attention to. Note that Tips are additional and are pretty much expected by the cooks, horseman and tour guides.

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1  Thank sukhpreetbansal28
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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I was doing the salkantay-trek for 5 days without an agency and with 2 persons More. We started with the humantay lake and went on to Sleep at the foot of the salkantay in a tent. The Next day we went up the mountain and...More

Thank Robin K
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

We had an amazing four day/three night independent trek from Marcocasa, up through the Salkantay pass, down to Chaullay, then on to Lucmabamba, and then up to Llactapata and then down to Hydro Electrica. All in all an incredible four days on the trail. And...More

Thank Lonojohn
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George L
January 7, 2017|
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Response from FiftyishDad | Reviewed this property |
We booked directly in Peru. Price was less than 1/2 cost as out of country; you can also book through Peru base service. All these services use the same guide services. We paid only $240 pp while others on our exact same... More
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George L
November 20, 2016|
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Response from Tommy B | Reviewed this property |
Gooday mate! We did it in October because we're doing a tour of SA and that just happened to be the time we went through Cusco. We did Salkantay over Inca because you have to book that months in advance and we didn't (also... More
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Esther R
July 1, 2016|
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Response from Nicke153 | Reviewed this property |
I did the Salkantay trail in May with Valencia travel guides. There were many self guided trekkers on the trail hiking to machu picchu. You will encounter many farms and small villages along the way that will let you camp on... More
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