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Salkantay Trek 5d/4n BE LOCAL

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From : 450.00 USD$
Trip Style : SALKANTAY TREK
Places to visit : MACHU PICCHU
Lenght : 5 DIAS
Frequency : EVERY DAY
Group : Min. 2 / Max. 16
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SALKANTAY TREK

If you couldn’t book in advance and have an available place in the classic inca trail, Don’t Worry because we want you to enjoy so much this trip reason by which we offer you  alternatives trek to Machu Picchu, hiking by different altitude like the classic inca trail.

SALKAN = SAVAGE; QAY: THIS IS. I mean “Savage is this”, I don’t need to explain why? Let work to The tour guide on the trail. But the great mountain which you will see, is a big snow-capped mountain, which has 6572 masl and consider by Quechuas People as an APU, “Mountain spirit”. The pilgrims still give offering.

This is your itinerary:

 

FIRST DAY: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA – MARQ’O Q’ASA – SALKANTAYPAMPA

(3400 – 3000 – 3500 – 4100 masl / 11150 – 9842 – 11482 – 12467 feet)

 

We don’t use “the Peruvian time”, we like “Inca Time”, this mean we pick you up early in the morning from the hotel where you are staying, this will at 4:00 O’clock, because we need to drive from Cusco to Mollepata which journey last 1 hour and 30 minutes, once there if you didn’t have chance for breakfast at hotel, no worries please, because we stop at Mollepata village, them be need to drive by 45 minutes to Marq’o Q’asa, this is not the boring and tradicional way, this option has a nice views  and of curse because the first day should be a training day, will be easy ,we start hiking at 3500 masl = 11482 feet, after 3 hour hiking we arrive to SORAYPAMPA, for lunch having a nice view to SALKANTAY MOUNTIAN, our YAWAR PERU TEAM will make to feel a trip on your home, the food , you have on trail will be the best in all the Cusco.

After lunch we have 2 more hours hiking up to the mountains, getting to SALKANTAYPAMPA, located at 3800 masl = 12467 feet, we camp the first night, experience below 0°, we don’t want to scary you. Some people camp at Soraypampa and is so noisy, but at this altitude will be quite, just nature and us. This night will cold reason by which bring even lamas.

 

SECOND DAY: SALKANTAYPAMPA – SALAKANTAY PASS – WAYRAQPAMPA – ANDENES

(4100 – 4650 – 3900 – 3200 meter/ 13 451 – 15 255 – 12 795 – 10 500 feet)

After surviving the first cold night, early in the morning the YAWAR PERU TEAM crew will wake you up with an hot and sweet Coca tea, after breakfast we need to start hiking to our challenge which is the Salkantay pass 4650 masl = 15 255 feet, once on top will be easy starting hiking down to HUAYRAQ PAMPA the lunch place. This is located at 3900 masl =12 795 feet, this spot is the mixture between the highland and jungle, having the chance to see “The Elfin Forest”, lush vegetation. After lunch hiking by 3 hour getting to CHAULLAY 3200 masl = 10 500 feet, nice weather no really cold a little bit humid. We camp tonight, dinner.

 

THIRD DAY: CHAULLAY – HUAYRAQ PUNKU – SAWAYACO

(3200 – 2800 – 2050 meter / 10 500 – 9 186 - 6 725 feet)

Because you are on holidays, we don’t want to punish you hiking up and down, reason by which this day will be easy (flat / down), having lunch in Huayraq punku (2800 meter / 9186 feet). we look for the comfort and tranquillity of the nature for you, reason by which we don’t camp with tourist people who want to have party. SAWAYACO is located at 2050 masl = 6725 feet, the third day is easy because we need to take a rest a recharge body with energy, next is coming the next challenge, hiking to PATA LLAQTA Mountain.

 

FOURTH DAY: SAWAYACO – PATALLAQTA – HIDROELECTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES

(2050 – 3100 – 1780 – 2040 meter/ 6725 – 10 170 – 5840 – 6692 feet)

 

Hiking at the morning will be nice, fresh, is flat at least until Lucmabamba, starting point of the inca trail to Patallaqta next challenge which is located at 3100 masl = 10 170 feet. IF YOU WANT TO HAVE A SCENERY like INCA TRAIL this is the proper place to Have good view, even from this spot you have chance to see Machu Picchu from distance, don’t lose to explore the inca site, them start the downhill 1000 meter hiking down, TAKE YOUR TIME. Once we are getting to Hydroelectric or Hydropower, we have lunch. We don’t want make suffer that’s why you will take train to Machu Picchu Town instead to hike 10 more kilometres. Once in Machu Picchu Town take a rest at the hotel, dinner at night.

 

FIFTH DAY: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO

 

The hike is starting at 4.30 am, this will last 1 hours and an half because now we are getting to one of the new wonder of the world Machu Picchu. I don’t want to describe because I prefer you to do it. After 2 hour of guiding tour by the most important places you will have time to explore by yourself. After Machu Picchu. We need to come back to Aguas Calientes to catch the train back to Ollantaytambo, where we the transportations is waiting for you. We drive back to Cusco, our challenge is done.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

 

Transportation Cusco – Mollepata

Transportation Ollantaytambo – Cusco

Camping equipment (mattras, tent, table staff for eating)

Oxygen and first aid kit.

Horses to carry the camping equipment and 5 kilos which is going to help to you.

Professional cook

Professional Quechua, Spanish and English speaking Tour Guide.

Meals 04 breakfast, 04 lunch, 04 dinner. (VEGETARIAN OPTION, AND IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO SOMETHING PLEASE LET US KNOW)

01 night in Hotel in Aguas Calientes

Entrance fee to Machu Picchu

Train ticket back from Aguas Caliente to Ollantaytambo

 

 

 

 

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