SALKANTAY PRIVATE TOUR 4N / 3N
PASSENGER ARE ALLOW TO BRING 08 KILOS PER PERSON
DAY 01: CUSCO-MOLLEPATA- HUAYRAQMACHAY
DAY 02: KELKAMACHAY – PLAYA
DAY 03: PLAYA – PATALLACTA – AGUAS CALIENTES
DAY04: AGUAS CALIENTES- MACHUPICCHU-CUSCO
Our adventure team will provide you with the best tour service so that you can enjoy this walk, you will only carry a personal backpack with your clothes for rain, water, sun hat and camera.
The mountains of the Vilcanota mountain range rise forming a spectacular chain, located between two large rivers in the region of Cusco Urubamba and Apurimac along the north side of the mountain range.
The location of the snowy Salkantay is at the eastern, end of the chain and has a height of approximately 6,270 meters above sea level.
Mollepata is an attractive town built on a mountain slope in the upper part of the Apurimac, especially dedicated to agriculture and raising domestic animals.
During this walk we will do an ascent through different ecological microclimates, for this you must be prepared for changes of the climate and height in turn we recommend being in Cusco about 2 to 3 days before the start the hike, to achieve a good acclimatization.
We will pick you up from the hotel at 4:00 in the morning to go by paved road to the town of Mollepata 2,950 (masl) on the way we will stop at the archaeological site of Tarawasi, an Inca Temple, then continue to Mollepata where we will appreciate the Humantay snow capped mountain(5,917 masl), breakfast en route. Then we will board the bus to SorayPampa, where we will begin the walk through the grasslands appreciating the Salkantay mountain 6,270 (masl), the whole hike is in ascent to the Soyro Cocha lagoon lunch, then 2 more hours of walk we will reach the Huayrapampa pass 4,800 masl, then descend to the community of Kelkamachay.
KELKAMACHAY – PLAYA
Different day, this day we will descend and the weather varies because we are entering into the cloud forest, where you can see very lush vegetation, large waterfalls of approximately 80 meters and a variety of Orchids , share some experiences with residents of the camp site in the area called la playa.
PLAYA- PATALLACTA – AGUAS CALIENTES
Very early, we will begin the ascent by an Inca road to the archaeological site of Patallacta, from this area we will be able to appreciate a part of Machupicchu and mountain ranges of the jungle, then we will descend to the Hydroelectric sector where we will board the train to the town of Aguas Calientes (overnight in a hotel) according to itinerary.
AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU- CUSCO
Very early we will board the buses with direction to one of the 7 new wonders of the world MACHUPICCHU , Where you will have a guided tour of the great Inca city for 2 hours, At an indicated time you will board the bus to Aguas Calientes where you will have time to enjoy your lunch (not included) and then you must be on time at the train station to board the return train to ollantaytambo train station where you will have a representative of our company for your transfer to the hotel in Cusco.
A professional tour guide, who will be leading you during all the tour.
- Second tour guide up 09 passengers.
- Transfer by private tourist bus to Soraypampa
- Hot meals during the tours
- Wake up mate (tea)
- Hot water in lavatories for personal hygiene
- Bipersonal tents 4 seasons
- Bathroom tent
- Kitchen tent with floor
- Dining tent
- Kitchen staff
- Support staff (arrieros)
- Horses for your personal things 08 kilos
- Chair horse for each passenger (in case of exhaustion passengers can ride)
- First aid kit
- Duffle bag
- Matras (mats)
- Hydroelectric Train tkt to Aguas Calientes
- Entrance to Machupicchu
- Bus tkts up and down to Machu Picchu
- Expedition return train to Cusco or Ollantaytambobus – Cusco.
- Transfer from ollanta station to Cusco
- Dinner third night
- Lunch 4th. Day
- Hotel third night.
WE RECOMMEND TO BRING:
- Good sleeping bag 6 degrees below zero
- Rain poncho (plastic)
- Thick sweater
- Warm jacket (parka)
- Sun protection cream
- Cap or hat
- Boots or hiking shoe
- Short sleeve polo shirts
- Wool or sport socks
- Canteen or water bottle
- Personal medications suggested by your doctor.
- Walking stick for rental
02 passengers minimum
16 people max.
From March – November
December, January, February are not recommended because of the rains.
- 2 people US$ 975 per person
- 3 people US$ 875 per person
- 4 people US$ 775 per person
- 5 people US$ 685 per person
- 6 people US$ 665 per person
- 7 people US$ 655 per person
- 8+ people US$ 620 per person
Important: Prices includes up to 7 kilos of your personal belongings to be carried by the mules.
Sleeping Bag US$30
Walking Pole US$20
Inflatable Mattress US$25
Single Tent Supplement US$35