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Tour Salkantay 4 days 3 nights

4 DAYS | $ 522 USD per person

The Salkantay 4 days 3 nights tour (4,650 m.a.s.l. ) is a tourist circuit that has one of the best experiences to reach Machupicchu, ranked among the 25 best treks in the world, where you can see the beauty of the snowy mountains, flora and fauna of the rainforest of Salkantay, the second highest mountain in Cusco, on a hike to the Inca city of Machupicchu by trails that are part of the Inca Trail finally appreciating the sunrise in the Inca city of Machupicchu.

Ready to Travel Peru offers this Salkantay tour and invites you to be part of this tour where you can get in touch with nature and then have the magnificent experience ever lived in this Salkantay tour that leads you to Machupicchu.

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate

$ 532 USD

Foreign Tourist

$ 522 USD

National Tourist

ITINERARY

DAY 01: CUSCO – SORAYPAMPA – HUMANTAY LAKE

  • Pick up from your hotel starting at 04:00 hrs. 
  • We will leave in a tourist bus to Mollepata (2900 m.a.s.l.), place where we will have the first breakfast of the day.
  • Once ready we will have a 7 hours hike (17km) to Soraypampa during this hike we will be able to see the peaks of the Salkantay and Humantay, once we arrive to Soraypampa will be our first point of rest and overnight.

 

DAY 2: SORAYMAPA – SALKANTAY – CHAULLAY

  • We will leave very early in the morning for a total hike of 22 km from our first campsite towards the highest point which is the Salkantay pass (4638 m above sea level), a place where we will be able to see the splendor of the snow-capped mountains in all their splendor.
  • Then we will start a descent from the Salkantay pass towards Chaullay through rocky and tropical forests crossing rivers, an impressive experience and change of microclimates, once we arrive to Chaullay will be our second point of rest and overnight.

 

DAY 3: CHAULLAY – SANTA TERESA – HYDROELECTRIC – AGUAS CALIENTES

  • We will leave after breakfast to continue our 26 km trek to Aguas Calientes.
  • First, we will have a hike to Santa Teresa in the direction of the Hidroelectrica in a journey through part of the rainforest.
  • Then we will leave Hidroeléctrica on a 3 hours hike to Aguas Calientes, where we will rest and spend the night.

 

DAY 4: MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO

  • The most awaited day after a wonderful day is the beautiful sunrise in Machupicchu, for this we will have to get up at 04:00 a.m. to have this privilege.
  • People who booked the entrance to the mountain of Waynapicchu will be able to make the 2 hours staggered hike to the top, a unique and unforgettable experience.
  • Once there, we will have a 2-hour guided tour with a tour guide who will give us more details of the majesty of the Inca citadel of Machupicchu.
  • Then we will have some time to pass by and take photos.
  • After a wonderful day in Machupicchu in the afternoon we will take the train to Cusco.

 

INCLUDES

  • Pick up from your hotel 
  • Entrance ticket to the archaeological site of Machupicchu.
  • Tourist transportation
  • Qualified bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Pack mules that will be able to carry 7 kilos of luggage per person
  • Cooking equipment
  • First aid kit and oxygen bottle
  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes station to Cusco.
  • 01 tourist bus ticket from Machupicchu town to the Inca city(one way or return bus) *optional round trip bus
  • Lodging in private camps.
  • Lodging in Aguas Calientes

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee to Salkantay (20 soles)
  • Lunch and dinner on the last day
  • Entrance fee to Waynapicchu
  • Sleeping bag and walking sticks
  • Last lunch in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu)

 

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity document.
  • Bring entrance tickets to the attractions (provided by your guide).
  • Comfortable shoes, hat for sun and cold, sunscreen, snack.
  • Ponchos in case of rain.
  • Personal medication
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight
  • Walking stick
  • VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.

SALKANTAY 4D/3N

The Salkantay 4 days 3 nights tour (4,650 m.a.s.l. ) is a tourist circuit that has one of the best experiences to reach Machupicchu is through the Salkantay tour cataloged among the 25 best treks in the world, where you can see the beauty of the snowy mountains, flora and fauna of the rainforest of Salkantay, the second highest mountain in Cusco, and be part of the magnificent views of the Humantay Lake, with its turquoise waters passing through tropical forests of the area belonging to the archaeological park of Salkantay that connects with a hike to the Inca city of Machupicchu by trails that are part of the Inca Trail finally appreciating the sunrise in the Inca city of Machupicchu.

Ready to Travel Peru offers this Salkantay tour and invites you to be part of this tour where you can get in touch with nature and then have the magnificent experience ever lived in this Salkantay tour that leads you to Machupicchu.

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate

 

ITINERARY

DAY 01: CUSCO – SORAYPAMPA – HUMANTAY LAKE

  • To start the Salkantay tour, we will pick you up from your hotel starting at 04:30 hrs. 
  • We will leave in a tourist bus to Mollepata (2900 meters above sea level), in a two-hour trip and in this place where we will have the first breakfast of the day and will be given the respective indications and recommendations by the guide to start this tour.
  • Already ready we will start this tour of Salkantay with a walk of 7 hours in a journey of 17 kilometers in an ascent to Soraypampa where our camp is located, during this hike you can see the peaks of the snow-capped mountains of Salkantay and Humantay, During the night you will be able to see shooting stars in the sky as well as part of the constellation of stars in an experience that you will never forget and the dawn of another view of the snowy Salkantay.

 

DAY 2: SORAYMAPA – SALKANTAY- CHAULLAY

  • This day we will leave very early from our first camping point which is Soraypampa, before leaving we will have breakfast before our hike that will have a total of 22 kilometers, this is the highest point of our tour which is the Salkantay pass (4638 m.a.s.l.), a place where you can see in all its splendor the snowy mountains surrounding the snowy Salkantay.
  • Then we will start a descent from the Salkantay pass to Chaullay (2900 m.a.s.l.) through rocky and tropical forests crossing rivers, an impressive experience and you will be able to notice the change of microclimates every time we go down, once we arrive to Chaullay it will be our second resting point and overnight.

 

DAY 3: CHAULLAY – SANTA TERESA – HYDROELECTRIC – AGUAS CALIENTES

  • We will leave after breakfast to continue our 26 km trek to Aguas Calientes.
  • For this we will have a walk to Santa Teresa Teresa through the valley that this has observing plantations of cocoa, bananas, avocados and observing a variety of orchids and abundant flora.
  • Then we will depart on a 3 hour hike to Aguas Calientes passing first by the hydroelectric plant in a journey through part of the rainforest by trails and paths of the railroad line to reach the town of Aguas Calientes, and once located there we can rest and spend the night in a hotel.

 

DAY 4: MACHUPICCHU

  • The big day has arrived after a magnificent experience of hiking trails and beautiful landscapes through this 4 day Salkantay tour is the sunrise at Machupicchu.
  • We will start the guided tour in the citadel of Machupicchu, but people who have or booked the entrance to the mountain of Waynapicchu may have access with a staggered walk of 45 minutes to the top a unique and unforgettable experience that presents a natural form very similar to a puma, in this place we can find an altar of offerings.
  • The guided tour in Machupicchu will have an approximate duration of two hours where he will give us more details of the majesty of the Inca citadel of Machupicchu since its discovery, findings, and will give us explanation of the most important areas such as the astronomical observatory of the Intihuatana where we will highlight the function that this fulfilled in Inca times, the temple of the three windows which is oriented towards the sunrise at the winter solstice and other urban and residential sectors that Machupicchu presents throughout its route.
  • After the guided tour, we will have some time to take all the pictures we want of this wonderful place.
  • After a wonderful day in Machupicchu you can choose to descend on foot to the town of Aguas Calientes and / or choose to take the bus to Aguas Calientes and then take the train from the station to Cusco.
  • We end the Salkantay tour with a unique and unforgettable experience.

INCLUDES

The Salkantay 4 days 3 nights tour includes the following services:

  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Entrance ticket to the archaeological site of Machupicchu
  • Tourist transportation
  • Qualified bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Mules that will be able to carry 7 kilos of luggage per person
  • Culinary team
  • First aid kit and oxygen bottle
  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes station to Cusco.
  • 01 tourist bus ticket from Machupicchu town to the Inca city. (one way or return bus) *optional round trip bus
  • Lodging in private camps.
  • Lodging in Aguas Calientes

 

NOT INCLUDED

The Salkantay 4 days 3 nights tour does not include the following services, take into account them.

  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee to Salkantay (20 soles)
  • Lunch and dinner on the last day
  • Entrance fee to Waynapicchu
  • Sleeping bag and walking sticks
  • Last lunch in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu)

Discover the Charm of Cusco with Our Tour Salkantay 4 days 3 nights

At Ready to Travel Peru, we tailor our tour to offer you exactly what you are looking for, whether you prefer the shared experience with other travelers or a private tour for you and your companions.

How to book? It’s easy. Just send us an email to info@readytotravelperu.com or call our contact numbers +51 935520609 or +51 953469081. We will be happy to inform you about our special rates, as well as discounts available for students, children, and adults, depending on the season in which you visit us.

Costs or prices:

PRICES 

NATIONAL TOURIST

FOREIGN TOURIST

SHARED SERVICE

 522 USD

532 USD

PRIVATE SERVICE

FROM 790 USD (2 PAXS) (CONTACT US)

FROM 790 USD (2 PAXS) (CONTACT US)

Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the treasures of Cusco with us, contact us today and prepare your adventure!

 

These are some recommendations that are suggested to visitors to do the tour Salkantay 4 days 3 nights.

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity document.
  • Bring tickets to the attractions (provided by your guide).
  • Comfortable shoes, hat for sun and cold, sunscreen, snack.
  • Ponchos in case of rain.
  • Personal medication
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight
  • Walking stick
  • VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.