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Monday, 05 September 2016 14:34

Salkantay and Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 9D

We start off by acclimatizing to the altitude by doing the Cusco city tour and then visiting the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Then we start the extraordinary hike combining the Salkantay trek + Inca Trail, trekking through the high Andes is a remarkable way to experience both worlds at once. Get a taste of the Sacred Apu Salkantay and then connect to the infamous Inca Trail.  Revel in the scenery changes and ruins in route to the long awaited eye-opening magical Machu Picchu. Stroll through the complex known to the local people but hidden from the world until it was rediscovered in the early 20th century.

Horses are used for the Salcantay trek portion and human porters for the Inca Trail.

Please, consider purchasing the Inca Trail permits at least 6 months in advance because they sell out quickly by the official system.

 

Additional Info

  • Duration 9 days
  • Locations CuscoSalcantay MtInca TrailMachu Picchu
  • Rating 5
  • Category Trekking
  • Difficulty Moderate - Difficult
  • Minimun Required 02 Passengers
  • Price From consult us
  • Itinerary

    Cusco and Salkantay + Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 9D

     

    Private Services Only with a minumum of 2 persons.
    Day 1 Arrive in Cusco - City tour

    Arrive in the Cusco airport (3300m/10827ft) and our staff will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy time at leisure to relax and have an early lunch. We will meet you in the afternoon to start the tour of the historical City of Cusco visiting the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and Qoricancha (Inca Sun Temple). Afterwards, drive above the city of Cusco, to visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Q'enqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay. Return to Cusco.
    Overnight in Cusco
    No meals

    Note: If you choose Private Service (more expensive but worth it) - Pick your departure time, exclusive visit to the Central San Pedro Market where the locals shop, at your pace, and drop off at your hotel.

    Day 2 Sacred Valley Tour

    In the morning we will take off from your hotel and drive to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our first visit will be of the Pisac complex (2972m/9751ft) admiring the numerous agricultural terraces and the ruins.  Then drive down to the town of Pisac and shop in the artisan market with many stalls selling many colorful handicrafts. Thereafter, we drive to Urubamba to have a delicious buffet lunch. After lunch, we continue to one of the original Inca towns of Ollantaytambo (2792m/9160ft) built by the Inca Pachacutec. Visit the archeological site which has many structures such as the Temple of the Sun and more. Afterwards, we will drive to the lovely town of Chinchero (3772m/12375ft) with the remains of what was the royal hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui, as well as a beautiful colonial temple built on Inca foundations. Return to Cusco.
    Overnight in Cusco
    Breakfast and lunch included
    Note: If you choose Private Service (more expensive but worth it) - Pick your departure time, exclusive visit of the Awanacancha weaving center, Pisac sun temple, and enjoy the have a more in depth visit of the ruins, stops for pictures, and at your pace.

    Day 3 Cusco ‐ Mollepata ‐ Soraypampa ‐Salkantaypampa

    We travel northwest of Cusco, by transport to Mollepata (2850m/9348ft), continuing to Soraypampa along the Rio Blanco Valley, there we will meet a horsemen to start our hike, where you will catch vistas of the lovely Vilcabamba range. Then ascend gradually to Soraypampa (3800m/12464ft) and continue walking up to Humantay lagoon to take in spectacular views of the mountains.  Thereafter, we walk down to our campsite at Salkantaypampa (4100m/13451ft).
    Meals: L, D

    Day 4 Salkantaypampa – Inca Chiriasca Pass – Sisaypampa

    After breakfast we will climb the highest pass of this fabulous exciting trek to reach the Incachiriasca pass (5200m/17060ft). Catch views of the surrounding mountains of Humantay, Salcantay, Tucarhuay, etc. Descend to our next campsite of Sisaypampa (3750m/12303ft) where you will see more flora and fauna.
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 5 Sisaypampa - Huayllabamba

    This morning our trek leads us to the Sacred Valley of the Incas passing the Inca canals to reach Huayllabamba (3000m/9842ft) that connects us to the Inca trail. Here, we will meet our porters to start the Inca trail the next day. In route we will visit the Pampacahua and Paucarcancha ruins.
    Meals: B. L, D

    Day 6 Huayllabamba - Warmihuañusca Pass- Pacaymayo

    After breakfast we trek the up to Llulluchapampa where the hike becomes truly spectacular with scenery that more than compensates for the effort. Vegetation thins and the day warms on the approach to the highest point of the trail - Warmiwañusqa Pass (4236m/13894ft). We camp at the Pacaymayo Valley (3526m/11566ft).
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 7 Pacaymayo – Runkuracay pass- Phuyupatamarca - Wiñayhuayna

    Today we climb the Inca stairway to Runkurakay ruins, the final push to the Runkurakay pass (3962m/12996ft).  After visiting the amazing ruins of Sayacmarca (3657m/11998ft) perched on a mountain, continue on to the Phuyupatamarca ruins (3521m/11552ft). The trail becomes increasingly more dramatic as it leads down to the next campsite at Wiñaywayna (2740m/8990ft).
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 8 Wiñaywayna- Intipunku- Machu Picchu Tour – Cusco

    Morning arrival to the grand Machu Picchu entering through Intipunku (Sun Gate). Enjoy a professional guided walking tour of the stupendous ruins visiting the sacred temples and more.  Later return by bus to Machu Picchu town for lunch (on your own) before boarding the train to Poroy. You will be met at the train station by our staff and private transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
    Overnight in Cusco
    Breakfast included

    Day 9 Cusco - Lima or other destination

    Today transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
    Breakfast included

    End of Services

     

    ***Add an extra day so you can trek at ease and overnight in Aguas Calientes so you can be relaxed for your next day´s visit of Machu Picchu.

    ****Add more tours in Peru.

  • Services Included

    Services Included:

    • Transfer IN/OUT Cusco
    • Cusco and Sacred Valley tours
    • Entrance tickets to ruins in Cusco + Cathedral and Qoricancha, Sacred Valley ruins
    • Hotel in Cusco - 3 nights
    • Briefing before trek with your guide.
    • Bilingual guide (English-Spanish) and assistant from 9 pasengers and up.
    • Inca trail permits and Machu Picchu entrance.
    • Cook, waiter and assistant.
    • Horse handlers and mules/horses for all our equipment and personal belongings during the Salkantay trek portion.
    • Emergency horse Salkantay portion.
    • Human porters for the Inca Trail to carry camping equipment.
    • Private transportation from the hotel to the trailhead.
    • High quality camping equipment (Professional tents, Eureka extreme for 2 persons, sleeping pads, dining tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent).
    • Toilet biodegrable chemical tent.
    • Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea as on itinerary.  Optional vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals on request at no extra charge.)
    • One way bus from the Machu Picchu ruins to Aguas Calientes
    • Tourist class train from Machu Picchu village to Ollantaytambo or Poroy stations
    • Private transportationr from Ollantaytambo or Poroy to Cusco hotel.
    • First-aid kit, oxygen bottle and safety rope.
    • Trekperu uses walkie-talkies on all treks.
    • All trash produced during the trek returns to Cusco.

    Services NOT Included:

    • Domestic flights (we can book for you)
    • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain Peak
    • Breakfast first day and lunch on last day in Aguas Calientes.
    • Travel and health insurance. 
    • Any unexpected situations occurred during the journey and which are beyond our control, including changes in scheduling trains or flights, delays, strikes, cancellations, missed connections, etc.., shall be covered by the passenger as a whole. Also, if you cannot continue the trek or walk due to physical or health conditions and would require emergency evacuation then all charges incurred such as transportation, hotel, ambulance, doctors, medication, hospitalization, etc., will be at passenger's expense. You will be accompanied by our staff member back to Cusco or Machu Picchu village. We recommend you buy a travel and health insurance to be able to cover these charges.  This is money well invested! Trekperu will help you obtain all necessary documents so you can file a claim with your insurance
    • Personal items like individual gear, room service, sleeping bag, walking poles, medicines, laundry, telephone calls, airline excess luggage charges, visa fees, vaccinations, etc.
    • Single tent available: $35.
    • Sleeping Bag and liner $25.
    • Walking Pole Set $20.
    • Gratuities.

     

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Thursday, 18 August 2016 16:28

Salkantay and Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 6D

An extraordinary hike combining the Salkantay trek + Inca Trail, trekking through the high Andes is a remarkable way to experience both worlds at once. Get a taste of the Sacred Apu Salkantay and then connect to the infamous Inca Trail.  Revel in the scenery changes and ruins in route to the long awaited eye-opening magical Machu Picchu. Stroll through the complex known to the local people but hidden from the world until it was rediscovered in the early 20th century.

Horses are used for the Salcantay trek portion and human porters for the Inca Trail.

Please, consider purchasing the Inca Trail permits at least 6 months in advance because they sell out quickly by the official system.

 

Additional Info

  • Duration 6 days
  • Locations CuscoSalcantay MtInca TrailMachu Picchu
  • Rating 5
  • Category Trekking
  • Difficulty Moderate - Difficult
  • Minimun Required 02 Passengers
  • Price From consult us
  • Itinerary

    Salkantay and Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 6D

     

    Private Services Only with a minumum of 2 persons.
    Day 1 Cusco ‐ Mollepata ‐ Soraypampa ‐Salkantaypampa

    We travel northwest of Cusco, by transport to Mollepata (2850m/9348ft), continuing to Soraypampa along the Rio Blanco Valley, there we will meet a horsemen to start our hike, where you will catch vistas of the lovely Vilcabamba range. Then ascend gradually to Soraypampa (3800m/12464ft) and continue walking up to Humantay lagoon to take in spectacular views of the mountains.  Thereafter, we walk down to our campsite at Salkantaypampa (4100m/13451ft).
    Meals: L, D

    Day 2 Salkantaypampa – Inca Chiriasca Pass – Sisaypampa

    After breakfast we will climb the highest pass of this fabulous exciting trek to reach the Incachiriasca pass (5200m/17060ft). Catch views of the surrounding mountains of Humantay, Salcantay, Tucarhuay, etc. Descend to our next campsite of Sisaypampa (3750m/12303ft) where you will see more flora and fauna.
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 3: Sisaypampa - Huayllabamba

    This morning our trek leads us to the Sacred Valley of the Incas passing the Inca canals to reach Huayllabamba (3000m/9842ft) that connects us to the Inca trail. Here, we will meet our porters to start the Inca trail the next day. In route we will visit the Pampacahua and Paucarcancha ruins.
    Meals: B. L, D

    Day 4  Huayllabamba - Warmihuañusca Pass- Pacaymayo

    After breakfast we trek the up to Llulluchapampa where the hike becomes truly spectacular with scenery that more than compensates for the effort. Vegetation thins and the day warms on the approach to the highest point of the trail - Warmiwañusqa Pass (4236m/13894ft). We camp at the Pacaymayo Valley (3526m/11566ft).
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 5 Pacaymayo – Runkuracay pass- Phuyupatamarca - Wiñayhuayna

    Today we climb the Inca stairway to Runkurakay ruins, the final push to the Runkurakay pass (3962m/12996ft).  After visiting the amazing ruins of Sayacmarca (3657m/11998ft) perched on a mountain, continue on to the Phuyupatamarca ruins (3521m/11552ft). The trail becomes increasingly more dramatic as it leads down to the next campsite at Wiñaywayna (2740m/8990ft).
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 6 Wiñaywayna- Intipunku- Machu Picchu Tour – Cusco

    Morning arrival to the grand Machu Picchu entering through Intipunku (Sun Gate). Enjoy a professional guided walking tour of the stupendous ruins visiting the sacred temples and more.  Later return by bus to Machu Picchu town for lunch (on your own) before boarding the train to Poroy. You will be met at the train station by our staff and private transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
    Breakfast included

    End of Services

    ***Add an extra day so you can trek at ease and overnight in Aguas Calientes so you can be relaxed for your next day´s visit of Machu Picchu.

  • Services Included

    Services Included:

    • Briefing before trek with your guide.
    • Bilingual guide (English-Spanish) and assistant from 9 pasengers and up.
    • Inca trail permits and Machu Picchu entrance.
    • Cook, waiter and assistant.
    • Horse handlers and mules/horses for all our equipment and personal belongings during the Salkantay trek portion.
    • Emergency horse Salkantay portion.
    • Human porters for the Inca Trail to carry camping equipment.
    • Private transportation from the hotel to the trailhead.
    • High quality camping equipment (Professional tents, Eureka extreme for 2 persons, sleeping pads, dining tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent).
    • Toilet biodegrable chemical tent.
    • Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea as on itinerary.  Optional vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals on request at no extra charge.)
    • One way bus from the Machu Picchu ruins to Aguas Calientes
    • Tourist class train from Machu Picchu village to Ollantaytambo or Poroy stations
    • Private transportationr from Ollantaytambo or Poroy to Cusco hotel.
    • First-aid kit, oxygen bottle and safety rope.
    • Trekperu uses walkie-talkies on all treks.
    • All trash produced during the trek returns to Cusco.

    Services NOT Included:

    • Domestic flights (we can book for you)
    • Cusco and Sacred Valley tours (we can book for you)
    • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain Peak
    • Breakfast first day and lunch on last day in Aguas Calientes.
    • Travel and health insurance. 
    • Any unexpected situations occurred during the journey and which are beyond our control, including changes in scheduling trains or flights, delays, strikes, cancellations, missed connections, etc.., shall be covered by the passenger as a whole. Also, if you cannot continue the trek or walk due to physical or health conditions and would require emergency evacuation then all charges incurred such as transportation, hotel, ambulance, doctors, medication, hospitalization, etc., will be at passenger's expense. You will be accompanied by our staff member back to Cusco or Machu Picchu village. We recommend you buy a travel and health insurance to be able to cover these charges.  This is money well invested! Trekperu will help you obtain all necessary documents so you can file a claim with your insurance
    • Personal items like individual gear, room service, sleeping bag, walking poles, medicines, laundry, telephone calls, airline excess luggage charges, visa fees, vaccinations, etc.
    • Single tent available: $35.
    • Sleeping Bag and liner $25.
    • Walking Pole Set $20.
    • Gratuities.

     

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Published in Inca Trail & Treks

An extraordinary hike combining the Salkantay trek + Inca Trail, trekking through the high Andes is a remarkable way to experience both worlds at once. Get a taste of the Sacred Apu Salkantay and then connect to the infamous Inca Trail.  Revel in the scenery changes and ruins in route to the long awaited eye-opening magical Machu Picchu. Stroll through the complex known to the local people but hidden from the world until it was rediscovered in the early 20th century.

Horses are used for the Salcantay trek portion and human porters for the Inca Trail.

Please, consider purchasing the Inca Trail permits at least 6 months in advance because they sell out quickly by the official system.

 

Additional Info

  • Duration 6 days
  • Locations CuscoSalcantay MtInca TrailMachu Picchu
  • Rating 5
  • Category Trekking
  • Difficulty Moderate - Difficult
  • Minimun Required 02 Passengers
  • Price From consult us
  • Itinerary

    Salkantay and Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 6D

     

    Private Services Only with a minumum of 2 persons.
    Day 1 Cusco ‐ Mollepata ‐ Soraypampa ‐Salkantaypampa

    We travel northwest of Cusco, by transport to Mollepata (2850m/9348ft), continuing to Soraypampa along the Rio Blanco Valley, there we will meet a horsemen to start our hike, where you will catch vistas of the lovely Vilcabamba range. Then ascend gradually to Soraypampa (3800m/12464ft) and continue walking up to Humantay lagoon to take in spectacular views of the mountains.  Thereafter, we walk down to our campsite at Salkantaypampa (4100m/13451ft).
    Meals: L, D

    Day 2 Salkantaypampa – Inca Chiriasca Pass – Sisaypampa

    After breakfast we will climb the highest pass of this fabulous exciting trek to reach the Incachiriasca pass (5200m/17060ft). Catch views of the surrounding mountains of Humantay, Salcantay, Tucarhuay, etc. Descend to our next campsite of Sisaypampa (3750m/12303ft) where you will see more flora and fauna.
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 3: Sisaypampa - Huayllabamba

    This morning our trek leads us to the Sacred Valley of the Incas passing the Inca canals to reach Huayllabamba (3000m/9842ft) that connects us to the Inca trail. Here, we will meet our porters to start the Inca trail the next day. In route we will visit the Pampacahua and Paucarcancha ruins.
    Meals: B. L, D

    Day 4  Huayllabamba - Warmihuañusca Pass- Pacaymayo

    After breakfast we trek the up to Llulluchapampa where the hike becomes truly spectacular with scenery that more than compensates for the effort. Vegetation thins and the day warms on the approach to the highest point of the trail - Warmiwañusqa Pass (4236m/13894ft). We camp at the Pacaymayo Valley (3526m/11566ft).
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 5 Pacaymayo – Runkuracay pass- Phuyupatamarca - Wiñayhuayna

    Today we climb the Inca stairway to Runkurakay ruins, the final push to the Runkurakay pass (3962m/12996ft).  After visiting the amazing ruins of Sayacmarca (3657m/11998ft) perched on a mountain, continue on to the Phuyupatamarca ruins (3521m/11552ft). The trail becomes increasingly more dramatic as it leads down to the next campsite at Wiñaywayna (2740m/8990ft).
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 6 Wiñaywayna- Intipunku- Machu Picchu Tour – Cusco

    Morning arrival to the grand Machu Picchu entering through Intipunku (Sun Gate). Enjoy a professional guided walking tour of the stupendous ruins visiting the sacred temples and more.  Later return by bus to Machu Picchu town for lunch (on your own) before boarding the train to Poroy. You will be met at the train station by our staff and private transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
    Breakfast included

    End of Services

    ***Add an extra day so you can trek at ease and overnight in Aguas Calientes so you can be relaxed for your next day´s visit of Machu Picchu.

  • Services Included

    Services Included:

    • Briefing before trek with your guide.
    • Bilingual guide (English-Spanish) and assistant from 9 pasengers and up.
    • Inca trail permits and Machu Picchu entrance.
    • Cook, waiter and assistant.
    • Horse handlers and mules/horses for all our equipment and personal belongings during the Salkantay trek portion.
    • Emergency horse Salkantay portion.
    • Human porters for the Inca Trail to carry camping equipment.
    • Private transportation from the hotel to the trailhead.
    • High quality camping equipment (Professional tents, Eureka extreme for 2 persons, sleeping pads, dining tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent).
    • Toilet biodegrable chemical tent.
    • Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea as on itinerary.  Optional vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals on request at no extra charge.)
    • One way bus from the Machu Picchu ruins to Aguas Calientes
    • Tourist class train from Machu Picchu village to Ollantaytambo or Poroy stations
    • Private transportationr from Ollantaytambo or Poroy to Cusco hotel.
    • First-aid kit, oxygen bottle and safety rope.
    • Trekperu uses walkie-talkies on all treks.
    • All trash produced during the trek returns to Cusco.

    Services NOT Included:

    • Domestic flights (we can book for you)
    • Cusco and Sacred Valley tours (we can book for you)
    • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain Peak
    • Breakfast first day and lunch on last day in Aguas Calientes.
    • Travel and health insurance. 
    • Any unexpected situations occurred during the journey and which are beyond our control, including changes in scheduling trains or flights, delays, strikes, cancellations, missed connections, etc.., shall be covered by the passenger as a whole. Also, if you cannot continue the trek or walk due to physical or health conditions and would require emergency evacuation then all charges incurred such as transportation, hotel, ambulance, doctors, medication, hospitalization, etc., will be at passenger's expense. You will be accompanied by our staff member back to Cusco or Machu Picchu village. We recommend you buy a travel and health insurance to be able to cover these charges.  This is money well invested! Trekperu will help you obtain all necessary documents so you can file a claim with your insurance
    • Personal items like individual gear, room service, sleeping bag, walking poles, medicines, laundry, telephone calls, airline excess luggage charges, visa fees, vaccinations, etc.
    • Single tent available: $35.
    • Sleeping Bag and liner $25.
    • Walking Pole Set $20.
    • Gratuities.

     

  • Picture Gallery salcantay
Published in Inca Trail Treks

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