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The Salkantay trek is one of the many treks that can be found in the region of Cusco, Peru. It is about 46 miles (75 km) long and about 10,000 feet (3,000 m) high, so it is considered to be a tough trek compared to other trekking options in the area.
This experience begins with the pick-up of your Hotel from 04.30 AM we leave Cusco passing through the towns of Izcuchaca and Limatambo arriving at Mollepata where we will be at approximately 07:30 am, where we will have our breakfast.
After breakfast we board again the transport from Mollepata to Soraypampa for the time of 1 hour, then we will start the trek to the beautiful and very famous Humantay Lagoon, after this experience in the lagoon we will return to Soraymapampa to have lunch and continue to Salkantaypampa, where we will sleep in our first night, from here we will have a unique experience of the snowy SALKATAY.
We get up early to have breakfast and continue with our walk, making a gradual ascent of 04 hours to the point of the Salkantay pass located at 4650m.snm on that route we will appreciate the majesty of the snow that was SACRED FOR THE INKAS THE AWESOME SALKANTAY in addition We will have the opportunity to make an offering with coca leaves to our pachamama and the apu SALKANTAY, and we will talk about the history and religion of the Incas.
We make the descent of 02.30 minutes to the Huayraqmachay lunch point where we will taste a delicious lunch, prepared by our work team we continue the walk from 4100m.snm to 2900m.snm for the time of 03.30 minutes all this journey in jungle eyebrow arriving at the camp called Chaullay where we will have our tea and dinner
After a comforting breakfast, we continue descending for the time of 5.30 hours all through our jungle eyebrow with descent very rich in flora of this ecological floor, in this way we will appreciate coffee plantations, orchids, begoneas, bromeliads and many fruit plants such as avocado and granadilla and some plants used for natural medicine, arriving at our lunch point Playa Sahuayaco where we will have lunch, then we will take a transport to hydroelectric and then walk for 3 hours towards hot waters, where we will spend the night at Hotel and we will have dinner in this very tourist town and then recover energy for the main day – MACHUPICCHU
After breakfast we go to the bus station to transport us to MACHUPICCHU, we will have the visit of this beautiful citadel built by the Incas in the fifteenth century Machupicchu, after our visit to MACHUPICCHU we will get down to the village to have lunch, and board the train that will transport us to OLLANTAYTAMBO, here we board a transport to take us to your Hotel in CUSCO with a trip of approximately 2 hours