Salkantay 4D/3N Standard

Locations Visited
Salkantay

Trip Style
Trekking Tours

Length
4 Days | 3 Nights

Frequency
Everyday

Group
Semi-Private

Physical Grading
4

<span id=”mce_marker” data-mce-type=”bookmark”>​</span><span id=”__caret”>_</span>4 Days Salkantay Trek02 of you are opening up a new departure date for the 4 days salkantay trek; we only need 2 people for an unforgettable adventure tour. Daily departures. Over 3 people get a special prices. Salkantay Trek tour programme includes a FREE pick you up from cusco airport to a downtown hotel.<li><strong>Tour Type: </strong>Trekking/hiking, culture, adventure.</li><li><strong>Good For:</strong> Those in moderate shape, or better.</li><li><strong>Difficulty: </strong>Moderate, Difficult.</li><li><strong>Considerations:</strong> Ask in advance for availability for Huana Picchu mountain and Machu Picchu mountain (20 USD per person)</li><li><strong>Starting Altitude</strong> –<strong> </strong>3200m / 10,500 feet.</li><li><strong>Highest Altitude – </strong>4650m / 15,200 feet.</li><li><strong>Walking Distance – </strong>60 km. / 37 miles.</li><li><strong>Longest Day –</strong> Day 2, approximately 22 km/11 miles.</li><li><strong>Coldest Night – </strong>Day 1 around 0º celsius / 32º degrees F.</li><br />
This is our most popular trek and offers to visitors the most economical method to trek the 4 Days Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. You will be joining a group of other trekkers like you coming from overseas, a great opportunity to have fun and make new friends.If you are short on time you may want to choose 1 +/-days for with the eventual goal of completing the entire Salkantay trek to Machu<em>Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Sayllpata – Soraypampa</em>We will leave Cusco approximately at 5:30a.m. A bus will take us to the town of Mollepata where we will arrive approximately at 7:30 in the morning, we will stop for last minute supplies, leg-stretching or to use the restrooms at a local restaurant. We will continue our journey to Sayapata, our trek starting point. We will meet with our support staff, who will load the equipment on horses and mules. Around 9:00 a.m., we will begin our hike toward Soraypampa. During the hike we will have panoramic views of the majestic Salkantay, other mountains covered with snow. Around 1:00p.m. we will have a Peruvian lunch. After lunch, we will visit Humantay Lake, a marvelous lake in the mountains, (3 hours hike) and we will come back to our campsite where the tents will be ready for you as well as your dinner.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3671 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” alt=”salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” /></a><em>Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay Pass – Chaullay</em>After a good breakfast we prepare ourselves to undertake the long and hardest stretch of the trip, leaving at 7am. We cross all the denominated Salkantay Pampas site from where we`ll go towards the left side of the snow-capped mountain Umantay which is next to the snowed one Salkantay. About 12pm we will be in the highest point (step Salkantay Umanata to 4500 a.s.l.). From this place we observe the snowed ones and glaciers of the Salkantay. Besides we`ll appreciate the stunning view of the falling snow ( avalancha). After one hour of having reduced the trek rythm, we have the lunch. Later we restart the trek until the place denominated Huayrac we`ll set up our second campsite.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3668 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” alt=”salkantay trek 4 days” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” /></a><em>Day 03 : Chawllay – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes</em>Around 5:00a.m., we will start our trek and we will enjoy the beautiful sunrise. We will walk for about 5 hours toward Playa Sahuayaco and during this period; we will observe a town called Collpabamba, also called the Forest Cloudy Brow where waterfalls, fruit-bearing trees, varied flora, and birds can be observed. Salcantay pass river crossing, if we are lucky, we will be able to observe the famous bird called the Cock of the Rock. Once at Playa Sahuayaco, we will take a local bus to drive us to the hydroelectric train station. At around 1:30p.m., we will have our lunch at the hydroelectric. At 3:20p.m., we will be hiking from the hydroelectric to the town of Aguas Calientes (2000 meters above sea level). Here, you have the option of going to the thermal hot springs. We will have dinner at 7:00p.m. and accommodation at the hotel.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3670 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” alt=”4 days salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” /></a><em>Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco</em>We wake up early and hiking to Machupicchu where we begin a complete guided tour of the Inca citadel that will take approximately two hours. You will then have free time to walk around, climb up the Huaynapicchu Mountain, where one can experience spectacular views of all of Machupicchu, the valleys and mountains that surround it (please note that there are only 400 visitors allowed per day), or visit the Temple of the Moon or the impressive Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we meet in the town of Aguas Calientes where, if you like, you can visit and relax in its hot springs. From here we take the train back to the city of Cusco, where we arrive after nightfall.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3667 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” alt=”4 days salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” /></a>

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<span id=”mce_marker” data-mce-type=”bookmark”>​</span><span id=”__caret”>_</span>4 Days Salkantay Trek02 of you are opening up a new departure date for the 4 days salkantay trek; we only need 2 people for an unforgettable adventure tour. Daily departures. Over 3 people get a special prices. Salkantay Trek tour programme includes a FREE pick you up from cusco airport to a downtown hotel.<li><strong>Tour Type: </strong>Trekking/hiking, culture, adventure.</li><li><strong>Good For:</strong> Those in moderate shape, or better.</li><li><strong>Difficulty: </strong>Moderate, Difficult.</li><li><strong>Considerations:</strong> Ask in advance for availability for Huana Picchu mountain and Machu Picchu mountain (20 USD per person)</li><li><strong>Starting Altitude</strong> –<strong> </strong>3200m / 10,500 feet.</li><li><strong>Highest Altitude – </strong>4650m / 15,200 feet.</li><li><strong>Walking Distance – </strong>60 km. / 37 miles.</li><li><strong>Longest Day –</strong> Day 2, approximately 22 km/11 miles.</li><li><strong>Coldest Night – </strong>Day 1 around 0º celsius / 32º degrees F.</li><br />
This is our most popular trek and offers to visitors the most economical method to trek the 4 Days Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. You will be joining a group of other trekkers like you coming from overseas, a great opportunity to have fun and make new friends.If you are short on time you may want to choose 1 +/-days for with the eventual goal of completing the entire Salkantay trek to Machu<em>Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Sayllpata – Soraypampa</em>We will leave Cusco approximately at 5:30a.m. A bus will take us to the town of Mollepata where we will arrive approximately at 7:30 in the morning, we will stop for last minute supplies, leg-stretching or to use the restrooms at a local restaurant. We will continue our journey to Sayapata, our trek starting point. We will meet with our support staff, who will load the equipment on horses and mules. Around 9:00 a.m., we will begin our hike toward Soraypampa. During the hike we will have panoramic views of the majestic Salkantay, other mountains covered with snow. Around 1:00p.m. we will have a Peruvian lunch. After lunch, we will visit Humantay Lake, a marvelous lake in the mountains, (3 hours hike) and we will come back to our campsite where the tents will be ready for you as well as your dinner.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3671 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” alt=”salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” /></a><em>Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay Pass – Chaullay</em>After a good breakfast we prepare ourselves to undertake the long and hardest stretch of the trip, leaving at 7am. We cross all the denominated Salkantay Pampas site from where we`ll go towards the left side of the snow-capped mountain Umantay which is next to the snowed one Salkantay. About 12pm we will be in the highest point (step Salkantay Umanata to 4500 a.s.l.). From this place we observe the snowed ones and glaciers of the Salkantay. Besides we`ll appreciate the stunning view of the falling snow ( avalancha). After one hour of having reduced the trek rythm, we have the lunch. Later we restart the trek until the place denominated Huayrac we`ll set up our second campsite.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3668 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” alt=”salkantay trek 4 days” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” /></a><em>Day 03 : Chawllay – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes</em>Around 5:00a.m., we will start our trek and we will enjoy the beautiful sunrise. We will walk for about 5 hours toward Playa Sahuayaco and during this period; we will observe a town called Collpabamba, also called the Forest Cloudy Brow where waterfalls, fruit-bearing trees, varied flora, and birds can be observed. Salcantay pass river crossing, if we are lucky, we will be able to observe the famous bird called the Cock of the Rock. Once at Playa Sahuayaco, we will take a local bus to drive us to the hydroelectric train station. At around 1:30p.m., we will have our lunch at the hydroelectric. At 3:20p.m., we will be hiking from the hydroelectric to the town of Aguas Calientes (2000 meters above sea level). Here, you have the option of going to the thermal hot springs. We will have dinner at 7:00p.m. and accommodation at the hotel.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3670 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” alt=”4 days salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” /></a><em>Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco</em>We wake up early and hiking to Machupicchu where we begin a complete guided tour of the Inca citadel that will take approximately two hours. You will then have free time to walk around, climb up the Huaynapicchu Mountain, where one can experience spectacular views of all of Machupicchu, the valleys and mountains that surround it (please note that there are only 400 visitors allowed per day), or visit the Temple of the Moon or the impressive Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we meet in the town of Aguas Calientes where, if you like, you can visit and relax in its hot springs. From here we take the train back to the city of Cusco, where we arrive after nightfall.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3667 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” alt=”4 days salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” /></a>

4 Days Salkantay Trek02 of you are opening up a new departure date for the 4 days salkantay trek; we only need 2 people for an unforgettable adventure tour. Daily departures. Over 3 people get a special prices. Salkantay Trek tour programme includes a FREE pick you up from cusco airport to a downtown hotel.<li><strong>Tour Type: </strong>Trekking/hiking, culture, adventure.</li><li><strong>Good For:</strong> Those in moderate shape, or better.</li><li><strong>Difficulty: </strong>Moderate, Difficult.</li><li><strong>Considerations:</strong> Ask in advance for availability for Huana Picchu mountain and Machu Picchu mountain (20 USD per person)</li><li><strong>Starting Altitude</strong> –<strong> </strong>3200m / 10,500 feet.</li><li><strong>Highest Altitude – </strong>4650m / 15,200 feet.</li><li><strong>Walking Distance – </strong>60 km. / 37 miles.</li><li><strong>Longest Day –</strong> Day 2, approximately 22 km/11 miles.</li><li><strong>Coldest Night – </strong>Day 1 around 0º celsius / 32º degrees F.</li><br />
This is our most popular trek and offers to visitors the most economical method to trek the 4 Days Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. You will be joining a group of other trekkers like you coming from overseas, a great opportunity to have fun and make new friends.If you are short on time you may want to choose 1 +/-days for with the eventual goal of completing the entire Salkantay trek to Machu<em>Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Sayllpata – Soraypampa</em>We will leave Cusco approximately at 5:30a.m. A bus will take us to the town of Mollepata where we will arrive approximately at 7:30 in the morning, we will stop for last minute supplies, leg-stretching or to use the restrooms at a local restaurant. We will continue our journey to Sayapata, our trek starting point. We will meet with our support staff, who will load the equipment on horses and mules. Around 9:00 a.m., we will begin our hike toward Soraypampa. During the hike we will have panoramic views of the majestic Salkantay, other mountains covered with snow. Around 1:00p.m. we will have a Peruvian lunch. After lunch, we will visit Humantay Lake, a marvelous lake in the mountains, (3 hours hike) and we will come back to our campsite where the tents will be ready for you as well as your dinner.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3671 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” alt=”salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/soraypampa-min.jpg” /></a><em>Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay Pass – Chaullay</em>After a good breakfast we prepare ourselves to undertake the long and hardest stretch of the trip, leaving at 7am. We cross all the denominated Salkantay Pampas site from where we`ll go towards the left side of the snow-capped mountain Umantay which is next to the snowed one Salkantay. About 12pm we will be in the highest point (step Salkantay Umanata to 4500 a.s.l.). From this place we observe the snowed ones and glaciers of the Salkantay. Besides we`ll appreciate the stunning view of the falling snow ( avalancha). After one hour of having reduced the trek rythm, we have the lunch. Later we restart the trek until the place denominated Huayrac we`ll set up our second campsite.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3668 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” alt=”salkantay trek 4 days” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/Salkantay-Trek02-min-1.jpg” /></a><em>Day 03 : Chawllay – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes</em>Around 5:00a.m., we will start our trek and we will enjoy the beautiful sunrise. We will walk for about 5 hours toward Playa Sahuayaco and during this period; we will observe a town called Collpabamba, also called the Forest Cloudy Brow where waterfalls, fruit-bearing trees, varied flora, and birds can be observed. Salcantay pass river crossing, if we are lucky, we will be able to observe the famous bird called the Cock of the Rock. Once at Playa Sahuayaco, we will take a local bus to drive us to the hydroelectric train station. At around 1:30p.m., we will have our lunch at the hydroelectric. At 3:20p.m., we will be hiking from the hydroelectric to the town of Aguas Calientes (2000 meters above sea level). Here, you have the option of going to the thermal hot springs. We will have dinner at 7:00p.m. and accommodation at the hotel.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3670 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” alt=”4 days salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/salkantaycamping-min.jpg” /></a><em>Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco</em>We wake up early and hiking to Machupicchu where we begin a complete guided tour of the Inca citadel that will take approximately two hours. You will then have free time to walk around, climb up the Huaynapicchu Mountain, where one can experience spectacular views of all of Machupicchu, the valleys and mountains that surround it (please note that there are only 400 visitors allowed per day), or visit the Temple of the Moon or the impressive Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we meet in the town of Aguas Calientes where, if you like, you can visit and relax in its hot springs. From here we take the train back to the city of Cusco, where we arrive after nightfall.<a href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” data-mce-href=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg”><img class=”alignnone wp-image-3667 size-full” src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” alt=”4 days salkantay trek” width=”590″ height=”200″ data-mce-src=”http://www.saywasexpeditions.com/wp-content/uploads/cuscomachupicchu-min.jpg” /></a>

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