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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5days return by bus last day

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 days and 4 nights return by bus to Cusco last day

Day 1- Cusco – Mollepata – Challacancha – Soraypampa – Lake Humantay — distance 12 klm (5 hours travel)

We will pick you up from your hotel between 4:20 a.m. to 4:50 a.m. then we will drive to the town of Mollepata which is located at a height of 2900mt-9514 ft which is at a distance of 2.horas approximately from Cusco where We will take a rest for about 20 minutes. Then we will continue our journey towards the place of challacancha which is the beginning of the walk that has as a height 3600 mt-11500 ft. Then we will have approximately 5 hours of travel until arriving at the base of the camp called soraypampa that has as height 3912 mt -12834 ft, where we will have a lunch enjoying the panoramic view of the mountains and its geography as -the snowy of humantay 4200 mt-13779 Ft and also the snowfall of the salkantay 6271 mt-20575 ft after a rest we will make an acenso for 1 hour towards the lake Humantay and then we will return to the base of the camp where we will have the time of the tea and also the dinner.

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classic salkantay trekking to machupicchu 5d/4n operator

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sky lodge Camp classic salkantay trekking to machupicchu 5d/4n operator

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Day 2- Soraypampa – Salkantay pass – Huayrapunku – Chaullay — distance 22 klm (9 hours travel)

This is the most difficult day, for this reason we wake up at 5:00 am and breakfast will be 5:30 am our walk will start at 6:00 am, to make an acenso for about 3 hours to reach the passage of salkantay 4630 Mt-15190 ft, where we will have a traditional Andean ceremony with the whole group, then we will make a descent to the place of huayrapunku 3912 mt-12834 ft where we will have a lunch and then we will continue towards the second camp chaullay -2900 mt -9514 ft

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sky lodge camp okidoki travel peru classic salkantay trekking to machupicchu 5d/4n operator

sky lodge camp okidoki travel peru classic salkantay trekking to machupicchu 5d/4n operator

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sky lodge camp okidoki travel peru classic salkantay trekking to machupicchu 5d/4n operator

Day 3- Chaullay – Sahuayo beach — distances 15 klm (3 and a half hours of travel)

We will start the day at 6:00 am and breakfast at 6:30 am, then starting the trek in a high jungle with a very beautiful geography of rivers, waterfalls where we can appreciate flora and fauna of this place as orchids coffee and coca plantations, fruit trees bananas papaya avocado granadilla and birds like, hummingbird, parrots and cock of the rocks, etc. To reach Sahuayo beach 2064 mt – 6771 ft – where we will have a lunch and our camp (in this camp we will sleep in tents) after lunch we will have a coffee tour where local people will show us the process and production of coffee and we will also have other activities not included that are

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Activities not included in the trek after lunch – hot springs and zip line

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the hot springs of santa tereza and the zip line this can be coordinated with the guides (does not include).

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Day 4- Sahuayaco Beach – Llucmabamba – Llactapata archaeological site — hydroelectric — Aguas Calientes town hostel – distance 25 Klm (9 hours travel)

This day we start early 4:30 am breakfast 5:00 am to then start our walk for about 30 minutes to the community of Lucmabamba and from there start our ascent walk of 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours approximately until we reach the Inca place of Llactapata which has an impressive view of the aobamba valley and the vilcanota valley and also in the distance we will be able to appreciate 15% or a part of machupicchu and also visit this inca archaeological site later we will descend approximately 2 hours until we reach the hydroelectric plant where we will have our lunch to then continue walking for 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours approximately towards the town of Aguas Calientes 2050 mt -6725 ft- or also known as the town of Machu Picchu where we will have our accommodation in a hostel and we will also have our dinner in a restaurant after we will rest because the next day will be the special day of the Machu Picchu visit

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sky lodge base camp salkantay llactapata machupicchu okidoki travelp eru operator

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sky lodge camp okidoki travel peru classic salkantay trekking

Day 5- Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu — distance 5 klm (1 hour ½ travel)

This day we will start very early 4:00 am the first part of the trip is flat for ½ hour and for 1 hour is ascent toward the machupicchu where we will arrive at approximately 6 am to be able to see the sunrise and have the exploration of the machupicchu with Our guide for an average of 2 to 3 hours approximately, it is the new government regulation due to the pandemic that occurred, but you will have a guide for 4 days who will be informing you and giving you good options for your visit to Macchu Picch.

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Then from 11.00 am we have to leave machu picchu to start our trek for 3 more hours towards the hydroelectric where we will board our bus to return to Cusco.

The return is included by bus from the hydroelectric outlet at 2:45 pm and arriving in Cusco between 9 pm and 10 pm (approximately 6 hours).

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sky lodge camp okidoki travel peru classic salkantay trekking

Transportation to return to Cusco on the last day of the tour.

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TRAVEL NOTE SALKANTAY (SALCANTAY):

For entrance tickets to Machu Picchu they have 3 different options:

  1. first option: entrance ticket to Machu picchu (this option is included for all tours).
  2. second option: entrance ticket to machu picchu + Huaynapicchu Mountain.
  3. third option: entrance ticket to machu picchu + Mountain Machupicchu

Tickets for these 3 options are valid for one day only.
“For example” It is impossible to do with the same entrance ticket one day machu picchu visit and the other day huaynapicchu.
For example” You can not do with the same ticket huaynapicchu and mountain Machupicchu because the 3 options of entry to Machu Picchu are clear and specific.

** But if you want to do some extra mountain like Huaynapicchu (RESERVES 4 MONTHS ANTISPED BY SEASON HIGH TO MAY TO SEPTEMBER) or mountain machupicchu (1/2 MONTHLY ANTISPED), AND ALSO WE RECOMMEND TO HAVE ONE MORE NIGHT In Aguas Calientes or return by train (THIS RECOMMENDATION TO HAVE SUFFICIENT TIME TO VISIT MACHU PICCHU AND UP TO HUAYNAPICCHU OR MACHUPICCHU MOUNTAIN)

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Tour Name: Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5days /4nights

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    IMPORTANT FACTS

    Salkantay Trek: Return BY BUS:

    • Adult: 215 US Dollars
    • Student: 195 US Dollars WITH STUDENT CARD

    **Important points:

    To reserve your trek we need a mandatory deposit of 50 dollars this deposit is not for us it is to reserve your entrance tickets to Machu Picchu because spaces are limited (and we will not be responsible for this) these Machu Picchu tickets cannot be canceled only change of visit date with a government penalty and this change can be made only once and if there is availability for the new date you want or you simply lose your deposit so you have to be sure of the exact date of your departure to the hike

    • VERY IMPORTANT:
      FOR YOUR DISCOUNT YOU MUST SEND A COPY OF YOUR STUDENT CARD AT THE TIME OF YOUR RESERVATION NOT AFTER BECAUSE IT WILL NOT BE VALID (BECAUSE WHEN YOUR MACHUPICCHU TICKET IS PURCHASED, THERE ARE NO CANCELLATIONS OR CHANGES).
    • THE ISIC CARD IS NOT VALID BECAUSE THE GOVERNMENT FOUND FAKE COPIES AND IT IS ALSO NOT VALID, CERTIFICATIONS, DOCUMENTS, NOTE FROM UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, ETC.
    • If you are a student, the discount is 20 dollars but you must have a card from your university with the current date. Your image. The name of your university.
    • We need the copy of your student card to show it to the government and he will say if it is valid or not because the discount is for the entrance of the machupicchu and not for our trek. (IMPORTANT: bring it for your trip .. you must be 25 years old or younger).

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    ** OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (NOT INCLUDED)

    • US $ 20 MOUNTAIN HUAYNAPICCHU
    • US $ 20 MACHUPICCHU MOUNTAIN
    • US $ 12 BUS aguas calientes TO MACHUPICCHU (only up)
    • If you want an extra night in hot waters US $ 20

     

    WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING

    • ORIGINAL PASSPORT AND ORIGINAL STUDENT CARD (IF YOU MADE YOUR RESERVATION AS A STUDENT)
    • BACKPACK (30 LITERS)
    • RAIN JACKET OR RAIN PONCHO
    • WALKING SHOES
    • LANTERN (flashlight)
    • TOWEL + BATHING PAPER
    • PERSONAL MEDICATION
    • SOLAR BLOCKER-SUNGLASSES-HAT HAT ..
    • MOSQUITO REPELLENT
    • CHOCOLATE CARAMELOS SNACKS
    • PHOTO CAMERA
    • EXTRA MONEY

    WHAT INCLUDES

    • ENTRANCE TICKET TO MACHU PICCHU
    • Information with the guide responsible for the tour 1 day before departure at the office of okidoki travel Peru. Location (Nueva Alta street # 644 in okidoki hostal cusco).
    • DELIVERY OF THE EQUIPMENT, such as: (single bed, double bed and a backpack to place all this equipment on horses or mules)
    • Private transportation cusco- mollepata-challacancha
    • 5 breakfasts-4 lunches-4 dinners
    • Professional guide english spanish x 5 days including the machupicchu
    • Personal tents for two people
    • Sleeping bag
    • Hot drinks at night and at each meal
    • Horses (mules) to carry 6 kilos per person
    • Hostel in Aguas calientes. x 1 night
    • Return transportation x train to Ollantaytambo – bus to Cusco the last day

    DOES NOT INCLUDED

    • the last lunch
    • The entrance ticket to the community of Mollepata – Salkantay price 20 soles
    • Water (cold beer champagne wiski etc.)
    • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu US $ 12 only up
    • Entrance to huaynapicchu mountain US $ 20
    • Entrance to machupicchu mountain US $ 20
    • hiking poles a pair $10
    • Tips (voluntary tips)

    FAQs Frequently asked questions of our travelers

    If I do the tour of salkantay trek to machu picchu of 5 days and 4 nights returning by bus the last day to Cusco from the hidroelectrica I have enough time to climb to huaynapicchu …?

    You do not have enough time to go up to huaynapicchu for that after your visit to machu picchu and huaynapicchu.
    It is recommended to stay one more night in Aguas Calientes and the next day to return to Cusco by bus included, or to return that same day by train 6.30pm (activity not included)
     
    How much time do I have to visit machu picchu if I return to Cusco by bus the last day …?

    You have from 6am until 11am which is enough time to visit Machu Picchu.

    How much information time do I have with the guide in machu picchu …?

    You have 2 hours of information with the guide in Machu Picchu and then you have free time to explore for yourself, 1 or 2 times more in Machu Picchu.

    How long do I have to walk to reach hydroelectric after visiting machu picchu ..?

    Of Machu Picchu you have 1 hour of descent and 2 hours more of flat walk to reach the hydroelectric; In total there are 3 hours of walking

    What is the difference between the mountain huaynapicchu and the mountain machu picchu and how long lasts its ascent and descent …?

    Are two mountain peaks that are strategically located and at different heights in the citadel of Machu Picchu and with totally different views.

    The mountain HuaynaPicchu:

    The mountain HuaynaPicchu presents some Inca constructions and it is to a height of 2,720 msnm and has a duration of time 1. hour 1/2 average of ascent and descent and is the one that appears behind Machu Picchu in its classic postal photo; Their Inca trails built on one side of the mountain can be terrifying for people afraid of heights because they are steep and narrow;

    The mountain Machu Picchu:

    The Machu Picchu mountain does not have any Inca construction but it has a panoramic view of the whole valley and is located at a height of 3,100msnm and has a duration of 2 hours 1/2 average of ascent and descent, offers less steep roads, wider

     

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