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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (5 Days) provided by Andes Peru Tour & Adventure

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (5 Days)

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If you’re looking for an alternative to the busy and often booked-up Inca Trail, look no further than this 5-day Salkantay Trail trekking tour from Cusco. Suited to travelers with a good level of fitness, this hike takes you through glaciers, high jungle, rushing rivers, and Andean mountain villages. The tour culminates with a visit to Machu Picchu, UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New7Wonders of the World. All meals, overnight camping or lodge accommodation, and entrance fees are included.
Full Map
6 stops
Day 1
Cusco – Mollepata - Soraypampa -...
Day 2
Soraypampa - Huayracpampa -...
Day 3
Chaullay - La Playa - Santa Teresa
Day 4
Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric -...
Day 5
Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu -...
Important Information
5 days
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Transfer from Cusco to Mollepata.
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.
  • Roomy dining tent and kitchen.
  • Chairs and dining tables.
  • Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
  • Professional bilingual guide, cook and assistants.
  • The following meals: 4 x lunch, 4 x dinner, 4 x breakfast (optional vegeterian).
  • 01 Night's accommodation in an ensuite room in Aguas Calientes
  • Bus up from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu citadel.
  • Entry/Admission - Humantay Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Salkantay Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Salkantay Trek
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
  • The bus to/from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu ($12/way)
  • Sleeping bags.
  • Personal care items.
  • Tips for the guide and the horsemen.
  • Lunch and dinner on the last day.
  • Huayna Picchu or Mountain Machu Picchu (+30 usd)
  • (Cocalmayo Hot Spring) is possible to pay on the site
  • Entry/Admission - Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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YndekDerek wrote a review Sep 2019
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An excellent company, me and my wife we booked this tour and are extremely satisfied with Jose and his knowledge. Everything was just as mentioned in my itinerary. The campsites were clan and well equipped, food was super delicious. We would recommend Andes Peru to our friends
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Jose_Ttito, Director de Recepción at Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (5 Days)
Responded 10 Sep 2019
We feel very happy and very grateful that you liked the tour and we wish to see you again very soon in Cusco. Thank you very much my dear friends.
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Ericka Chubakova wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
A big thank you to this tour company and in pirticular to Jose for an excellently organised Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. Aside from how incredible the trekking and the landscape are, we found the tour to be really fascinating and Jose really contributed a lot with bringing
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Jose_Ttito, Director de Recepción at Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (5 Days)
Responded 7 Sep 2019
Thank you, thank you for your wonderful recommendation, my super climber. You were a very positive group and we are very happy that you choose Andes Peru tours. we will miss you. And We will wait for your soon return.
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Brenden M wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions
We had an amazing time on the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu with Jose. Jose is a wonderful guide. Andes Peru is a well organised company, responsive and professional. Their service from booking to trekking guide to the transport and guide is top notch. The trek is somewhat
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Jose_Ttito, Director de Recepción at Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (5 Days)
Responded 6 Sep 2019
In this opportunity I would like to thank a very special client and we enjoyed the Salkaytay tour with you and we are waiting for you next year to go to the Inca Trail. Thank you very much once again.
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Wonderful tour with super courteous and friendly staff
My wife and I did the tour Machu Picchu by train tour from cusco. The day started early and ended well into the nig
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3 days with Andes Peru Tour & Adventure
We could not have asked for a better tour guide! What started as a trip for 2, became a trip for 6 and Jose was p
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Amazing trip!
I would like to recommend the Andes Peru Tour and the guide Jose Titio. We have been at Machu Picchu, Rainbow monta
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We are very pleased with the service and attention of this company. Me and my husband visited the Sacred Valley of
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an unforgettable experience
for us it was very interesting the different attractions that we had the opportunity to see and especially the expl
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Rainbow Mountain
It was a long day but well worth it. The guide was excellent and Vinicunca was even better in real life compared to
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A full day of visiting and surprises topped with a knowledgeable and funny guide
Our agency booked the one day Sacred valley trip while we were in Cusco. So we did not know too much about the sche
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Nice Introduction Trip
This was an unexpected yet a very fruitful trip. At first we were not that excited about the tour but as it started
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Incredible Adventure
Jose the tour guide and the rest of the crew at Andes Peru Tour and Adventure gave us a truly unforgettable and in
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The Best Guide
Very nice guide service by Jose. He is a very nice and experienced person with a lot of awareness and patience. He
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Jose The Best
No words to thank and appreciate the effort and work of Jose our guide. This trip would not have been so informativ
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Nice Half Day Excursion
We were unsure on what to do on our free day and decided at the last minute to do this tour to the South Valley as
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Exceptional Tour Service
I was very content after the visit to Machu Picchu and Hyuana Picchu Mountain. Both are stunning and the view from
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Short day trip
We visited three sites off the city of cusco on this short trip. We had our boleto turistico which included entranc
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Good Experience
Thanks to Jose and Andes Peru Tour and Adventure for such a wonderful introduction trip of Cusco. We learnt a lot a
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Key Details
  • Humantay Lake, Salkantay Trail, and 3 more
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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