Because of the new restrictions that the INC has been imposing, many alternative routes to get to the Citadel of Machu have been developed; during the route, we will appreciate an amazing sunrise over the snow-covered of Salkantay (6271 m.a.s.l.) and the first light of the sun which illuminate the summit of the mountain. The Salkantay is surrounded by many mountains such as the Umantay and the Sacsara and others. You will enjoy a 5-day tour where you will appreciate some spectacular landscapes similar to the Inka Trail.

 


Day 01: Cusco – Soraypampa

Transportation form your hotel (5:00 a.m.), we will take a bus to Mollepata, arriving at 9:00 a.m. where we will start the adventure, we will trek for 4 hours appreciating a beautiful flora and fauna, then we will arrive to Silcacancha where we will have lunch; then we will walk for 3 hours to Soraypampa, where we will have dinner and rest.

 

Day 02: Soraypampa – Colpapampa

Early in the morning, we will have breakfast, ready to walk over Soraypampa (3800 m.a.s.l.); we will cross a pass located at 4600 m.a.s.l.; appreciating the Andes Mountain range. If there is any emergency, a first aid kid and an oxygen cylinder are available; after having watched such a beautiful landscape we will descend, we will have lunch and then we will arrive to Chalway or Colpapampa where we will camp, Colpapampa is a tropical area where the insects are waiting for us so it’s advisable to take all the precautions. Then we will have dinner and overnight there.

Day 03: Colpapampa – Playa

We will wake up at 6:45 a.m. to have breakfast and we will continue the trekking to Lluskamayu where we will have lunch, we will visit Inka bridges in the route, as well as the exotic flora and fauna, after having walked for 2 hours we will arrive to La Playa, a small town, where we will camp, have lunch and rest.

 

Day 04: Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes

After having breakfast, we will take public transportation (truck or bus) heading for Santa Teresa, then we will trek for 20 minutes to La Oroya in order to cross the Vilcanota River and after this we will trek for 2 hours arriving to Hidroelectrica station, there, we will have lunch and then we will trek to our hotel and to a tourist restaurant where we will have dinner, overnight at Machu Picchu Town.

 

Day 05: Aguascalientes – Machu Picchu

After having breakfast, we will take a bus heading for Machu Picchu Citadel, where we will have a guided visit all over the citadel; we will have some free time to visit the historic sanctuary, in the afternoon we will come back to Cusco.

 

Includes:

·         Transportation from the hotel.

·         Transportation Cusco – Mollepata.

·         Muleteer.

·         Mules just for the camping and kitchen equipment.

·         Meals 04B/ 04L/ 04D.

 

First Aid Kit:

·         Medicine Chest.

·         Oxygen cylinder.

 

Full equipment:

·         Dinner tent.

·         Cook tent.

·         Latrine tent.

·         Mattresses.

·         Quadruple tent for 02 people.

·         Cooking equipment.

·         01 night at a hostel in Machu Picchu Town*.

·         Machupicchu Citadel entrance fee*.

·         Professional guide.

·         Train ticket Machu Picchu Pueblo – Ollantaytambo*.

·         Tourist bus Ollantaytambo – Cusco.



NOT INCLUDED:

·         Sleeping bag.

·         Last lunch.

·         An extra horse.

 

OBSERVATIONS:

·         Groups minimum of 05 people – a maximum of 10 people.

 

(*) Rates are subject to change.

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