Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu


Cusco: SalkantayA remote and ancient footpath in the same region of the Inca trail, but less traveled with more spectacular views. A magnificent wilderness alternative for those who wish to escape the more congested trekking routes or those who are looking for alternative if the traditional Inca Trail has no spaces available.




  • Day 1
    Cusco: Salkantay05:00 bus to Mollepata
    10:00 start hike
    14:00 lunch
    18:00 dinner & camp
  • Day 2 - 3 - 4
  • Day 5
    05:00 visit to Machu Picchu
    16:00 train back to Cusco.
Practical Information
  • Leaving:
    Cusco: MachupicchuIn highseason daily
  • Transport:
    Bus and Train
  • Length:
    5 days
  • Price 2020:
Bring with you:
  • Personal things
  • Warm and Light clothes
  • Camera, films, battery´s
  • Sun Block and Insect Repellent
  • Hat
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Flash Light
  • Sleeping Bag
  • 01 liter of water
  • Water Pyrifying tablets
  • Transfer from Hotel to Busstation
  • bus from Cusco to Mollepata
  • horses
  • food
  • camping equipments and cooking
  • equipments
  • first aid kit + oxygen
  • 01 night in a hostal in Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaybambo
  • Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
Not Included:
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Busticket from Machu Picchu to trainstation
  • Breakfast at Day 01
  • Lunch and Dinner at Day 05
Additonal Options:
  • Extra night in Aguas Calientes
  • Upgraded Hotel in Aguas Calientes on Day 04
  • Other
    The trek is only a little more difficult than the Inca Trail, and horses can be used to carry food and equipment. But it is worth it! There are less tourist and better scenery and views!
Service offered by:
DOS MANOS PERU - Travel Agency

Tour Arrangement in Cusco

Museos In many museums in the city you can find intact remains of the Inca culture.
Gastronomia The creativity and the wide variety of Cusco cuisine was achieved without a lot of effort and has great prestige on an international level.
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