• Salkantay Trek & Inca Trail 7D/4N

Salkantay Trek & Inca Trail 7D/4N

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DESCRIPTION:

The Mountain Range of Vilcabamba was chosen by the Incas to build the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. This system was the most extensive and highly advanced transportation in pre-Columbian South America. These roads were used by the Incas to carry messages to and from Machu Picchu. During this tour, you will enjoy the real adventures of the Andes, with its breathtaking views of mountain glacier Salkantay (6200 meters high) spectacular rocky mountains, valleys, magnificent rivers, cloud forests and amazing flora and fauna, including llamas, alpacas, condors and orchids. We also have the opportunity to enjoy various Inca ruins along the way.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: CUSCO - MOLLEPATA - MARKOKASA

We'll pick you up from your hotel and travel by bus to the village of Mollepata. Along the way, we're gonna pass through the picturesque towns of the Pampas of Anta (Izcuchaca, Zurite, Ancahuasi). We'll stop in the valley of Limatambo where we'll see the ruins of Tarawasi and then continue to Mollepata where we will begin our adventure. In Mollepata, we will finish the arrangements for our trek and then begin the tour to our first camp in Markokasa.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

DAY 2: MARKOKASA - CHOQUEKICLLA - SORAYPAMPA

We'll start the Day 2 with a walk to Choquekiclla where we will see the majestic Salkantay and Humantay, a sacred mountain with snow-covered peak where we will camp on the slopes of this mountain (4,000 masl), in the afternoon, we will have the option to make a trek to the Lagoon Humantay (3 hours round trip).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

DAY 3: SORAYPAMPA - JAPANESE PAMPA - CHIRIASSCA INCA - INCA CANAL

After tea and breakfast, it is time to undertake the most challenging and rewarding trek yet so far. Your guide will take you to the INCA CHIRIASSCA (5,000 meters high) pass in a slow and steady pace always with the breathtaking views of mountain glaciers. Once you have reached the top, you will be treated with hot coca tea and great views of the beautiful valleys, lakes and possibly some spectacular birds such as condors and hawks. Then, you will begin to decline when an optional glacier walk, it only takes 30 minutes. After that, we'll continue down to the lunch spot where porters will be waiting with the traditional hot tea and a delicious lunch. The rest of the day, down walk downhill through green valleys and meandering streams with odd times stopping along the way to take spectacular photos, before arriving at their camp in the tiny village of 10 families.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

DAY 4: INCA CANAL - THREE STONES - LLULLUCHAPAMPA

We'll begin the walk through the Inca canal which leads to Paucarcancha where we'll enter the valley to reach Llulluchapampa Cusichaca (Incaracay) which would be as the traditional Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

DAY 5: LLULLUCHAPAMPA - PAKAYMAYU - SAYACMARKA - CHAQUICOCHA

On the fifth day, we'll ascend the first pass of Warmiwañuska at 4,200 masl. This is the highest point of the Inca Trail, and then we'll descend into the valley of Pakaymayu and continue our journey forward where we will visit archaeological sites and Sayacmarka Runquracay and then reach our camp at Chaquicocha 3,500 masl.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

DAY 6: CHAQUICOCHA - PHUYUPATAMARCA - WIÑAYWAYNA

On day 6 of our trek, we'll provide a noticeable change in the climate, flora, and fauna, as we will be interning the cloud forest. Along the way, we will visit several archaeological sites during the course of the day.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

DAY 7: WIÑAYWAYNA - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO

This day, we'll get up early at 04:00 p.m. We'll have breakfast and start walking at 05:00 p.m. We'll say good bye to the porters because they'll return to Cusco with all the camping equipment.

We will make our walk through a typical dense rainforest vegetation towards "Puerta del Sol/Sungate" or Inti Punku where we will have a tremendous panoramic view of the Inca Citadel. In Machu Picchu, we'll be getting there at about 07:00 a.m, Once here, we will have a guided tour of 2 hours to visit the most important places of Machu Picchu. Then, we'll have free time to visit Machu Picchu on our own.In the afternoon, we will go to "Aguas Calientes/Hot Waters" where we'll take the train to return to Cusco.

recommendations

  •  Original Passport   .
  • ISIC card (www.isic.org) if applicable (must be submitted at the booking time). 
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented at the agency). 
  • Hiking boots and sandals (very important). 
  • Trekking poles (can be rented at the agency).
  • Coats: layers of varying temperatures, especially at night. Thermal / gloves / scarves: woolen socks / woolen hat for cold nights, shirts for the whole trek. 
  • Headlamp (very important). 
  • Camera and extra batteries.
  • Sunscreen / hat and sunglasses. 
  • Personal medical kit.        
  • Insect repellent.    
  • Rain gear: a good raincoat and rain pants and a plastic rain poncho. 
  • Toilet paper.
  • Extra money for drinks and gratuities, souvenirs, etc. (soles or dollars).     
  • Bathing suit for the hot springs. 
  • Water bottle (recommended 1.  

Departure dates: We have groups for the Inca Trail every day of the year. Less in February when the Inca Trail is closed during the month. In February, you can visit Machu Picchu by train. More is not possible to do the Inca Trail.

Availability: Are allowed only 500 people per day are allowed to the Inca Trail. This figure includes tourists, guides, porters and chefs. Space is for all people who want to do the Inca Trail. So to make the Inca Trail, it is essential to book months in advance. The availability of quotas for the Inca Trail is the same for all agencies. Therefore, if there are no spaces available, no agency can get a room for the Inca Trail.

Does not include

recommendations

  •  Original Passport   .
  • ISIC card (www.isic.org) if applicable (must be submitted at the booking time). 
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented at the agency). 
  • Hiking boots and sandals (very important). 
  • Trekking poles (can be rented at the agency).
  • Coats: layers of varying temperatures, especially at night. Thermal / gloves / scarves: woolen socks / woolen hat for cold nights, shirts for the whole trek. 
  • Headlamp (very important). 
  • Camera and extra batteries.
  • Sunscreen / hat and sunglasses. 
  • Personal medical kit.        
  • Insect repellent.    
  • Rain gear: a good raincoat and rain pants and a plastic rain poncho. 
  • Toilet paper.
  • Extra money for drinks and gratuities, souvenirs, etc. (soles or dollars).     
  • Bathing suit for the hot springs. 
  • Water bottle (recommended 1.  

Departure dates: We have groups for the Inca Trail every day of the year. Less in February when the Inca Trail is closed during the month. In February, you can visit Machu Picchu by train. More is not possible to do the Inca Trail.

Availability: Are allowed only 500 people per day are allowed to the Inca Trail. This figure includes tourists, guides, porters and chefs. Space is for all people who want to do the Inca Trail. So to make the Inca Trail, it is essential to book months in advance. The availability of quotas for the Inca Trail is the same for all agencies. Therefore, if there are no spaces available, no agency can get a room for the Inca Trail.

  • La reserva de hoteles está sujeta a disponibilidad de espacios.
  • El costo de los paquetes turísticos es en base a habitación doble.
  • Los precios no incluyen IGV para pasajeros peruanos.

Nota:

Podemos también organizarle un itinerario de viaje de acuerdo a sus requerimientos y lugres que ustedes desean visitar. Estos pueden ser con hoteles de categoría 3*, 4* y 5*.
Para consultas escribanos a:
info@machupicchubest.com.
  • Los Turistas Peruanos con su DNI vigente, Turistas con pasaporte de Comunidad Andina (Colombia, Ecuador y Bolivia) y Turistas extranjeros con carnet de estudiante internacional (CARNET ISIC), obtienen un descuento.
  • Descuentos especiales para grupos de más "05 personas" Para más información escribanos a info@machupicchubest.com.
  • Para subir a la montaña huaynapicchu, hay un límite de 400 personas por día, se recomienda realizar la reserva con anticipación.
  • Una vez agotado los cupos para la montaña, no hay opción a conseguir ingresos.
  • El costo para subir a esta montaña es de $ 15.00 USD, debe ser incrementado al costo total del paquete.
  • Las personas que realizan el camino inca y desean subir a la montaña huaynapicchu, tienen que realizar un pago extra de $ 65.00 USD.

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