- Book with us and have flexibility
- As an alternative Inka Trail, Salkantay trek is the most popular route to Machu Picchu
- Visit incredible locations like Humantay lake, Salkantay pass and scenery like glaciers, colorful valleys, cloud forest.
- Our basecamp in SalkantayPampa offers you an authentic camping experience with comfortable tents surrounded by the magnificent glaciers.
- Enjoy on the 3rd day our base camp in Llactapata located in front of Machu Picchu and wake up at sunrise for a unique view.
- Enjoy the botanical garden, full of orchids and butterflies as well as the wonderful Mandor waterfall.
- On the last day, explore the ancient citadel Machu Picchu!
- All Transfer services
- Transportation back from Hydroelectric to Cusco
- Train back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
- Food as mentioned in the itinerary
- Vegetarian options available.
- 3 nigths campsite
- 1 night hotel in Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes).
- Professional bilingual guide,
- chef and assistants.
- Spacious dining tent and kitchen.
- Bus up and down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu ($24 USD)
- Personal care items.
- Tips for the guide and the horsemen.
- Breakfast on the first day, lunch and dinner on the last day.
- Cocalmayo hot springs (you can pay at the same place).
- Sleeping bag.
- Zip Line Activity
What is the Salkantay trek?
Salkantay trek is another of the Inca roads that leads to Machupicchu and also other wonders such as Choquequirao and Vilcabamba discovered approximately 20 years ago.
What is in the Salkantay trek?
In Salkantay Trek we find adventure activities, local people who are dedicated to the agriculture that works the coffee, the coca among other products of the zone also we found medicinal and exotic plants and also we found types of birds.
What to see in Machu Picchu?
Machu Picchu is home to almost 150 amazing constructions, these are some of the places that stand out:
- The Temple of the Sun.
- The Intihuatana.
- The Temple of the 3 Windows.
- The Temple of the Condor.
- The Hall of Mirrors.
- The Ladder of the Fountains.
- Huayna Picchu Mountain.
- The Temple of the Moon.
- The Door of the Sun (Intipunku).
- The Main Square.
- The Royal Tomb.
- The Sacred Rock.
Why is the Salkantay Way an alternative Inca trail?
It is called the ALTERNATIVE TRAIL because it is another way to get to Machu Picchu besides the already famous Inca Trail, which is in great demand and must be booked 8 months in advance.
The Salkantay Trek is the only alternative road specialized in adventure for different activities such as cycling, rafts, zip lines, hiking
Can Machu Picchu be visited by people of any age?
Yes, it can be visited by people of all ages. However, in order to ascend Huayna Picchu mountain, it can only be visited by people older than 12 years old.
From what time can I enter Machu Picchu?
Public access is from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.