Salkantay trek 5 days by Inca Aqueduct

5 days
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Peru » Cusco

This tour and trekking is full of beautiful landscapes and visits to , Salkantay, Santa Teresa, Colcalmayo (thermal baths), the city of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes), the archaeological site of Machu Picchu (wonder of the modern world) and Huayna Picchu or Mountain (optional).

Attractions You’ll See


Whats Included
  •    TOURIST TRANSPORT Cusco - Mollepata trip approximately 02h and 30 minutes.
  •    Transportation Mollepata - Challacancha, approximately 45 minutes trip.
  •    Transportation KM 82 – Ollantaytambo.
  •    TOURIST TRANSPORT Ollantaytambo station - Cusco (Plaza regocijo).
  •    Entrance ticket to the Inca city of Machupicchu.
  •    Train service round trip Ollantaytambo- Aguas Calientes.
  •    01 tent for every 02 people - the tents we provide to our customers are large, with an initial capacity for 04 people, but we only use it for 02.
  •    Sponge mats (Matras) with a thickness of 7 centimeters.
  • The accommodation that we include in the package is a BASIC HOSTEL in the town of Aguas Calientes.
  • Official Tourism Guide.
  • Cook specialized in high mountain cuisine - ACCOUNT WITH A UNIQUE SURGICAL STEEL HOUSE.
  • Horsemen, porters and horses to carry all camping equipment, kitchen.
  • 5 kilos of the things people of each passenger for the first 3 days - Inside the passenger luggage will also include the weight of their sleeping bags.
  • 03 meals per day, but not the breakfast the first day, lunch and dinner the last day.
  • We wake you up every morning with a cup of Coca tea mate for the first 4 days.
Does not include
  •     Entrance to Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.
  •     Service and extra expenses.
  •     Sleeping bag.
  •     Trekking poles.
  •     Buses consettur.

Packing List

Trekking Accessories

Strong walking shoes for trekking.
Lightweight backpack of 20 liters
Some cash in small bills


Sweater and thick jacket.
Rain coat.
Long and short pants.
Long sleeve shirt.
Hat or cap

Biodegradable Plastics

Optional plastic raincoat (poncho)
Plastic bags.

Personal Care

Toilet paper.
Camera with extra batteries and memory.
Eco-friendly Tomatodo (canteen).

We start the day picking up from your hotel from 2:00 pm, then we will go in a private transport passing through the towns of Izcuchaca and Limatambo arriving at Mollepata (2900m.snm) where we will be at approximately 5:30 pm, then the Transportation will take us to Challacancha for 1 hour (3380m.snm), from that point our walk will begin in approximately 3 hours arriving at Soraypampa (3900m.snm).

LAGUNA HUMANTAY: Ascent for 1; 30 minutes where we will arrive at the impressive Humantay Lagoon (4220 masl) where we can appreciate the turquoise color of the lagoon and the snowy Apu Humantay


Very early in the morning we get up to have our breakfast and start our walk to the Inca Trail. Continuing through the valley towards Salkantay we take a side road that will take us to the Japanese Pampas where we can see some lagoons before reaching the Inkachiriaska Pass (frozen Inca Pass, 5100msnm), which is the highest point of the trek. From the pass we will continue to sisaypampa where we will stop for our lunch after a nap we will begin our walk to the small community of Pampacawana (4000msnms) where we will spend the night.


This third day after breakfast we will begin our walk towards Paucarcancha point where we will have lunch and have the afternoon free to enjoy the magical place, views and visit the archaeological site of Paucarcancha and then have dinner and rest.


This day we will wake up very early to have breakfast and start our walk towards km 82 we will pass through impressive places we will enjoy the flora, fauna and climate of the place prior coordination with the guide and cook we will take our lunch in half way and then continue until the km 82 along this distance path we can visualize the archaeological site of Llactapata. From this point we will take a transport that will take us to Ollantaytambo to board the train to the town of Aguas Calientes where we will accommodate in our respective accommodation and spend the night. Hours and kms of walk (15 km, 06 hours approximately)

Day 5: Machu Picchu

We will wake up very early in the morning to have a visit to Machu Picchu, where we will have a guided tour of the citadel of Machu Picchu to visit temples, terraces, palaces and platforms, then you will have time to take pictures and explore on your own. Then you will return to the town of Aguas Calientes to wait for your Expedition train at 6:20 PM

Note: If you have mountain MachuPicchu or HuaynaPicchu you would be entering the first schedule from 6AM - 8AM and second schedule from 9AM - 11AM

Schedules day 5:

  • 04:00 - 04:20 Wake up all passengers for the last day.
  • 04:20 - 06:00 Start Trekking to see the spectacular sunrise in the citadel of Machu Picchu.
  • 06:00 - 08:30 Our group will have a private guided tour in the Inca citadel of machupicchu.
  • 08:30 - 10:00 Free time to enjoy Machu Picchu on their own (also passengers who booked for an additional, can climb to the Mountain or Huayna Picchu at 9am with the second group).
  • 10:00 - 11:30 The group will descend walking to Aguas Calientes.
  • 11:30 - 13:00 walk to the Hidroelectrica for the departure time to Cusco.
  • 15:00 - 20:40 returning from Hidroelectrica by bus to Cusco.