SALKANTAY - INCA TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU 7D/6N

DAY 1: CUSCO - MOLLEPATA - MARKOKASA

We will pick you up from your hotel and travel by bus to the town of Mollepata. Along the way, we will pass through the picturesque towns of Pampa de Anta (Izcuchaca, Zurite, and Ancahuasi). Our journey will take us into the Limatambo Valley, where we will see the ruins of Tarawasi, and then toward Mollepata, where we will begin our adventure. At Mollepata, we will complete the arrangements for our trek and then hike to our first camp at Markokasa. 
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DAY 2: MARKOKASA - CHOQUEKICLLA - SORAYPAMPA

We will begin Day 2 with a trek to Choquekiclla, where we will view the majestic Salkantay Humantay, a sacred mountain capped with snow peaks and on whose skirts we will make camp (4,000 meters/13,123 feet above sea level). 
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DAY 3: SORAYPAMPA - PAMPA JAPONESA - CANAL INCA

Day 3 will be in a spectacular day, hiking through the pass of Salkantay, close to the mountain's eternal snowcaps.  Afterwards, we will descend toward the Inca Canal.  During our trek, we will be able to fully appreciate and take in the imposing Andean topography. 
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DAY 4: CANAL INCA - TRES PIEDRAS - LLULLUCHAPAMPA

We begin Day 4 by hiking through the Inca Canal, which leads us to Paucarcancha.  At Paucarcancha, we will enter the Cusichaca Valley and hike onward to Llulluchapampa (Incaracay).
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DAY 5: LLULLUCHAPAMPA - PAKAYMAYU - SAYACMARKA

On Day 5, we ascend the pass of Warmiwańuska at 4,200 meters/13,780 feet above sea level. This is the highest point on the Inca Trail.  From here, we descend toward the Pakaymayu Valley and continue our journey onward to Sayacmarka. 
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DAY 6: SAYACMARKA - PHUYUPATAMARCA - WIŃAYWAYNA

Day 6 of our trek will bring a noticeable change in climate (warmer), flora, and fauna, as we move close to Peru's cloud forest.  During the course of the day, we will visit several archaeological sites. 
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DAY 7: WIŃAYWAYNA - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO 

Our reward at the end of our epic 7-day journey is the amazing panorama as we arrive to the great Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. We will enjoy a 2 1/2 hour guided tour of Machu Picchu and then take the bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will catch the train back to Cusco. We will transport you from the train station in Cusco to your hotel. 
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OUR SERVICE

............. - PRIVATE SERVICE
............. - SHARED SERVICE

PRIVATE SERVICE

  • Group Size: Depends on the client
  • Departures 2008: (April – October) Depend on the client

INCLUDES: 

  • Transportation to and from: Cusco - Mollepata / Train Station Poroy (private bus)
  • Vistadome train service: Aguas Calientes - Cusco
  • Entrance Ticket: Inca Trail and Machu Picchu 
  • Bus ticket: Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
  • Guide: Professional English and Spanish speaking guide; 2 guides for groups over 12 people
  • Cook: In charge of meal preparation
  • Horsemen and horses (Salkantay segment): Carry tents, cooking equipment and also carry backpacks, sleeping bags and mattresses (Max. 15 kg/ 33 lbs per person) 
  • Porters (Inca Trail segment): Carry tents and cooking equipment
  • Personal porters (Inca Trail segment): carry backpacks, sleeping bags and mattresses (Max. 15 kg/ 33 lbs per person) 
  • Meals: 6 Breakfasts/6 Lunches/6 Dinners/Snacks and afternoon tea 
  • Equipment: tents (2 people in each, 3-person-capacity), Therm-a-rest sleeping pad, dinner tent, special biodegradable bathroom tent, kitchen tent, shower tent, tables and chairs,
  • table settings, first aid kit, including emergency oxygen bottle

DOESN'T INCLUDE:

- Breakfast the 1st day, usually hotels offer this service
- Sleeping bag

EXTRAS:

- US$35 Sleeping bag rental(-10°C) for the whole trek
- US$30 single accommodation

SHARED SERVICE

Group Size: 2 - 16 people

FIXED DEPATURES: Every Wednesday


INCLUDES:

  • Transportation to and from: Cusco - Mollepata / Train Station Cusco (private bus)
  • Backpacker train service: Aguas Calientes - Cusco 
  • Entrance Ticket: Inca Trail and Machu Picchu 
  • Bus ticket: Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
  • Guide: Professional English and Spanish speaking guide; 2 guides for groups over 12 people
  • Cook: In charge of meal preparation
  • Horsemen and horses (Salkantay segment): Carry tents, cooking equipment and also carry backpacks, sleeping bags and mattresses (Max. 6 kg/ 13 lbs per person) 
  • Porters (Inca Trail segment): Carry tents and cooking equipment
  • Meals: 6 Breakfasts/6 Lunches/6 Dinners/Snacks and afternoon tea 
  • Equipment: tents (2 people in each, 3-person-capacity), sleeping pad, dinner tent, toilet tent, kitchen tent, tables and chairs, table settings, first aid kit, including emergency
  • oxygen bottle

DOESN'T INCLUDE:

  • Breakfast (day 1), usually the hotels offer this service
  • Sleeping bag

EXTRAS:

  • US$ 35 Sleeping bag rental(-10°C) for the whole trek
  • US$ 30 single accommodation
  • US$ 60 Porter extra to carry personal belongings on the Inca trail (max 8 kg per person)

RESERVATION


INCA TRAIL: Inca Trail 5d/4n Inca Trail 4d/3n Inca trail 3d/2n Inca Trail 2d/1n
ALTERNATIVE ROUTES: Cachicata to Machu Picchu Huchuyqosqo to Machu Picchu Lares to Machu Picchu Huchuyqosqo Patabamba To Machu Picchu Salkantay to Machu Picchu Salkantay Santa Teresa to Machu Picchu Vilcabamba to Machu Picchu
ALTERNATIVE ROUTES: Aausangate Choquequirao Vilcabamba Llama Trek Choquequirao Lares VILCABAMBA
ECOTURISM: Manu Tambopata
FESTIVITIES: Inti Raymi Paucartambo Qoyllorriti
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TRADITIONAL TOURS: City Tour Sacred Valley Tour Machupicchu