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Salkantay

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Salkantay

PROGRAM

Salkantay
5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

PROGRAM

Salkantay
5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
This exciting tour makes a less demanding tour but at the same time allows us to come into direct contact with the majestic nature of the Peruvian Andes, visiting lagoons, snow-capped mountains, fields, river beaches and, at the end, the mystical Machu Picchu.

DAY 1: CUSCO - SAYLLAPATA - SOYROCOCHA.-

6:00 AM we will pick you up from your hotel. We will leave in our private transport to go to Mollepata at 2800 m .snm spectacular journey through Limatambo and excellent panoramic view of the Apurimac Valley, where we will have breakfast in a typical restaurant of the town. Then we will continue by bus for 1 hour, until the beginning of our walk to Sayllapata at 3,200 m .snm there we will meet our muleteers and our expedition staff, who will take us to the communities of Cruzpata, Challacancha, Andean towns near Soraypampa which is at 3750 m .snm where we will have lunch. Then after 4 hours we will arrive at our first camp, Soyrococha at 4,200 m .snm

LUNCH / DINNER

 

DAY 2: SOYROCOCHA - HUAYRAQMACHAY - COLPAPAMPA.-

On the second day after breakfast we will make an ascent to the highest point of our expedition, the Salkantay pass at 4500 m .snm from this point we can appreciate the Salkantay snow-capped mountain, we will also have a spectacular view of the Humantay and Huayanay mountains. we arrive at lunch in Huayraqmachay at 3700 m .snm then we descend for 3 and a half hours to our second camp , Colpabamba at 2600 m .snm

BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

 

DAY 3: COLPAPAMPA - THE BEACH.-

The third day we will walk for 4 hours. Downhill an easy walk, we will start the walk through Ceja de Selva where coffee, coca and fruit plantations can be observed during the journey, taking a bath is very common due to the waterfalls and crystalline rivers, an amazing panorama, with luck we can observe the famous Bird "Gallito de las Rocas" in La Playa (The beach) at 2250 m .snm.

BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

 

DAY 4: THE BEACH - HIDROELECTRICA - AGUAS CALIENTES.-

After a short bus trip, we will arrive at Santa Teresa bridge, where we will meet our porters, we continue with the walk to La Hidroeléctrica , where after lunch we will take the train at 3:20 pm. Arriving after 1 hour to Aguas Calientes we can rest in a comfortable hotel.

BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

 

DAY 5: MACHUPICCHU / CUSCO.-

We will depart by bus to the citadel of Machupicchu where we will have a guided tour of 3 hours and plenty of free time to explore it if you can visit Wayna Picchu, Temple of the Moon, or the Puerta del Sol, then we will return to the town of Aguas Calientes to board our train back to Cusco where we will be waiting to take you to your hotel.

BREAKFAST / LUNCH

• Transportation in - out: Cusco - Sayllapata / Poroy Train Station - hotel (private bus)

• Vistadome train: Aguas Calientes - Cusco

• Train: Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes

• Entry: Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

• Bus: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Aguas Calientes

• Bus: Beach - Sta. Teresa / Oroya Bridge - Hydroelectric

** Hotel: Aguas Calientes (Fourth day)

• Professional Guide: Spanish / English

* Assistant guide: from 12 people

• Cook: In charge of food preparation

• Muleteers: Managers of horse management

• Horse: They carry tents, food and cooking equipment (plus one or two horses for emergencies according to the size of the group)

• Personal carrier : Bring backpack, sleeping bag and passenger mat (maximum 10 kilos)

• Food: 4 breakfasts / 5 lunches / 4 dinners and snacks

• Equipment: Double tents, inflatable mat, dining tent, bathroom tent, kitchen tent, chairs, tables and First Aid Kit including emergency oxygen bottle.

** Double accommodation, in case of single accommodation you must add US $ 20

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

• Breakfast first day and lunch third day

• Sleeping bag

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