- Day 01: Cusco – Soraypampa – Salkantay – Huayracmachay.
- Day 02: Huayracmachay – Chaullay – The Beach – Town of Aguas Calientes.
- Day 03: Machu Picchu full day – Cusco
DAY 01: CUSCO – SORAYPAMPA – SALKANTAY PASS – HUAYRACMACHAY
For this amazing trek we pick you up from your hotel at 4:00 a.m. to drive for about 3 hours to Soraypampa where we will start our Salkantay walk here, we will also have our breakfast before the start of the walk. After breakfast we start our trek to the snowy Salkantay, the first 3 hours will be a little uphill to get to Soyrococha where we will have lunch with panoramic views of the mountains (Humantay, 4120m / 13500 ft and Salkantay, 6271m / 20575 ft), then lunch we will restart our hike to the highest point that is 4600 meters high “the Salkantay pass”, after taking beautiful panoramic photos with the snowy Salkantay and receive a talk from our guide, we begin to lose about 3 hours to our Camp Huayracmachay (3800 m / 11750 ft, the highest and coldest camping of the trip).
- Estimated time to walk: 6 to 7 hours.
- Total distance: 16 km
- Altitude of our camp: 3,800 meters above sea level.
DAY 02: HUAYRACMACHAY – CHAULLAY – LA PLAYA – AGUAS CALIENTES TOWN.
After having our breakfast, we start the hike and descent to Chaullay an average of 2 hours, from this point begins the high jungle where we can observe many flora and fauna of the area, we will also have the opportunity to observe coca plantations, coffee and some Fruit trees, after having walked about 5 hours from our camp, we will arrive at “La Playa Sahuayaco” where a delicious lunch prepared by our cook will await us.
After lunch, we will take a private transport that will take us to a hydroelectric trip of approximately 1 hour, from this point we will make another hike of 2 hours and 30 minutes average until we reach the town of Aguas Calientes, we will walk along the side of the railway line bordering all the mountain of Machu Picchu, we can enjoy the first views of some terraces and Inca constructions of Machu Picchu, arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes we will have our dinner and spend the night in a very cozy hotel.
- Estimated time to walk: 8 to 9 hours.
- Total distance: 19 km
- Altitude of our accommodation: 2,000 meters above sea level.
DAY 03: MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO
This day finally we visit Machu picchu, after breakfast your guide will meet you by your hotel lobby and you go to the bus stop to board the bus, we will drive for about 30 minutes to reach the citadel of Machu Picchu. We will have a 2-hour private, guided tour, to visit the most important places in Machu Picchu. After the visit, you will have free time to visit Machu Picchu on your own (optional, climb the Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu mountain, this costs an additional $ 35 USD per person). You can also hike to the Sun Gate or the Inka Bridge, for these 02 places there are no additional payments.
At the appropriate time, we will take the bus and descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes usual train departure to Ollantaytambo is in the afternoon, followed by car two hours drive to your hotel in Cusco.
Hotel night in Cusco.
End of our service.