This tour and trek is full of beautiful landscapes and visits to the Humantay lake, Salkantay, Santa Teresa, Colcalmayo (thermal baths), Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes), the archaeological site of Machu Picchu (wonder of the modern world) and Huayna Picchu o Mountain (optional).
- Perfect for all ages and skill levels.
- Get advice from a local.
- Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour.
- All Transfer services
- Transportation back from Hydroelectric to Cusco
- Food as mentioned in the itinerary
- Vegetarian options available.
- Bus up and down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu ($24 USD)
- Train back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo ($80 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 spring
- Sleeping Bag
- Zip LineActivity
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.