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Salkantay trek or Salcantay trek, is the highest mountain is located in the region of Cusco, where the mountain range of the Andes, covered with snow for about 6271 meters above sea level also belongs, which in turn is surrounded by the snowy Umantay and others. The Salkantay trek - Salcantay lasts for 4 days and 3 nights, where you can enjoy spectacular scenery and very exciting experience.

For several treks we can get to Machu Picchu, but the Salkantay trek is a fascinating and beautiful route with various different climates that make us feel nature on end.

The temperature Salkantay trek, ranges from 26 ° C to -5 ° C; 4.650msnm bearable altitudes up to 1800 meters, where we find, hills, snow and dense, dry, fertile forests, rocky valleys, rivers and waterfalls.

The Salkantay trek has a total of 74 kilometers, consisting of roads, flat, uphill and down, only the second day is the day tired but nothing impossible, we will feel the imposing mountains and rich full of ecosystem found in our country.

The best time to do the Salkantay trek - Salcantay is from April to November, when there is no rain, is a dry season.

The Salkantay trek - Salcantay is a great alternative for those looking to escape the classic Inca Trail reservation and have a beautiful experience, where we have daily departures.

For the Salkantay trek or Salcantay Trek - includes one night in a hotel overnight in Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu for the third night and is already included in the price.

DURATIO: 4 days and 3 nights
 CIRCUIT: Adventure, hike, camp, hot springs.
SITES TO VISIT: Inca Trail, Mountains, snow, landscapes, coffee plantations, towns and hot springs.
TOTAL WALK: 52 kilometers.
DISCOUNTS FOR STUDENTS The People with student card ISIC CARD International have $ 20 discount, but must send a copy of the card, when booking..

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By 05:30 am to find his hotel and then continue the trip to the village of Mollepata, passing several picturesque villages: Poroy, Izcuchaca and Limatambo, then reach the village of Mollepata at approximately 9:00 a.m. where we will stop for quick breakfast and then continue our journey to the point of beginning challa court, where begin our trek to our first night Soraypampa camp (3835 m) Walking time 3-4 hours total walk is approximately 6 kilometers.


After a good breakfast, we are ready to continue our journey (considered the strongest of the trip) A 07:00 am start our trek to Salkantaypampa, then we continued immediately on the left side of the snowy mountain called Umantay is located ( 5.950msnm) near the Salkantay. At 12:00 approximately we reach the highest point of the Salkantay which is situated amid mountains called apacheta 2 (4.650msnm) from this point the mountains and glaciers of Salkantay are, and they can appreciate the terrible avalanches occurring in place, then we descend downhill towards Huayracmachay by a half-hour, which will be our lunch, after lunch we continue our trek to the edge of the cloud forest, taking advantage of the diversity of flora and fauna, to reach the second camp some called Chaullay . Walking time 8-9 hours and total hike is about 22 km.
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After having breakfast, journey appreciating the diversity of flora and fauna on the edge of the valley of Santa Teresa. On the way the road will pass through coffee plantations, banana, passion fruit, fruit trees and sacred coca leaf, we can also see different species of birds including hummingbirds, sparrows, thrush and traditional national bird, cock of the rock . At the end we arrive at the town beach where we will have lunch and then finally took leave of support staff. Then we take a shuttle to take us to hydro beach, where we see the opportunity to use the electricity production plant and hydroelectric reach the village and then continue our walk for 3 hours to the village of Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival to Aguas Calientes list have reserved a hotel for the night the night close to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
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After breakfast, around 05 am in the morning. We're going to walk out to the Inca city of Machu Picchu. The aim is to arrive early to Machu Picchu to see the sunrise and make the best classic photos of Machu Picchu, before arriving tourists make the Inca Trail and the first bus leaves from Aguas Calientes. Then we will have the opportunity to visit the main temples and archaeological complex of Machu Picchu and if we have time we can harness up to the Puerta del Sol or those reserves to climb Huayna Picchu have free time to climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu to see the scenery and visit the Temple of the Moon. After visiting Machu Picchu all in, we return to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then take the train back, according to the departure time of the train. The train will come from Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo for 2 hours and waiting for our transfer arrived and then take Ollantaytambo - Cusco for 1 hour and a half.
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PRICE: Hotel in Machu Picchu + Salkantay Trek
HOTEL OPTIONS Individual Double Triple 4 or more…
Hotel Continental 2* USD 450 USD 430 USD 420 USD 410
Hotel Intipunku Inn 3* USD 470 USD 450 USD 440 USD 420
Intipunku Mapi 3*SUP: USD 490 USD 470 USD 460 USD 440
Without hotel - - - USD 400

The group is formed from 8 people with 1 professional guide and a maximum of up to 16 people in the group with 2 professional guides registered with the municipality of the city of Cusco.

DISCOUNTS: (Students who have an international student card green color and under 17 passport or identity card, a discount of $ 20 dollars, must send a copy when the reserve.)
To open a new "Fixed output for salkantay way in private service" We just need 2 people
From 2 People US $ 650 by person
// 3 // US $ 600 //
// 4 // US $ 550 //
// 5 // US $ 520 //
// 6 // US $ 490 //
// 7 // US $ 470 //
// 8 more people US $ 450 //

  • Matra
  • Private tent for 2 people.
  • Sleeping bag
  • 1 emergency horse
  • One pole of the agency.
  • 1/2 charger 7 kilos
  • Professional guide in the language of preference.

The group is formed from 8 people with 1 professional guide and a maximum of up to 12 people in the group with 2 professional guides registered with the municipality of the city of Cusco.

DISCOUNTS: (Students who have an international student card green color and under 17 passport or identity card, a discount of $ 20 dollars, must send a copy when the reserve.)
  • Transportation from your hotel to the village of Mollepata.
  • Professional guide in Spanish Language
  • Food 3 breakfast / 3 lunches / 3 dinners
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Horses for equipment (to carry tents, food and cooking equipment) Moving -Hidroelctrica Beach.
  • Hotel 1 night in Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
  • Train ticket (Expeditions Service) from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Transfer Ollantaytambo - Cusco
  • Tents and mattresses
  • Oxygen bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Breakfast on the first day.
  • Lunch and dinner the last day:
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Bus up and down Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu.
  • The climb to Huayna Picchu mountain
  • Train Hidro electrica - Aguas Calientes.
  • Visit to the hot springs of Aguas Calientes. Where you can relax while waiting for the train back to Cusco. It is a 10 minute walk from the village. Admission is S / .10.00. The towels can be rented in Aguas Calientes.
  • A backpack 40 or 60 liters with a change of clothes for the trek. We recommend: blouses, shorts and warm clothing.
  • Trekking shoe suitable for the road
  • Rain poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco)
  • Hat or cap.
  • Camera, films and batteries (batteries are consumed quickly in times of winter.
  • Sunglasse.
  • Students must bring their student ID card (ISIC CARD International)
  • Sunscreen
  • Repellent
  • Toilet paper
  • Snacks: cookies, lemon drops, energy bars, chocolate, etc.
  • Water bottle and sterilizing tablets (Micropur)
  • Original passport
  • Walking stick, it should be covered by rubber
  • To Salkantay trek 4 days, just have to take the necessary, the remainder of the things be left in the hotel where they will stay in Cusco.
  • Extra horse for personal items during 2 days. (20 Kilos) $ 75.
  • An extra hotel night in Aguas Calientes can be booked at an additional cost depending on the hotel you choose.
  • If you want to visit Machu Picchu again the following day, the value is $ 60.
  • Service Vistadome (first class) instead of (tourist class train) will have an additional cost of $ 59.
  • Sleeping bag to rent $ 20
  • Huaynapicchu Mountain $ 30.
  • Walking sticks $ 10 all the way.
  • Train Hydro Electric – Aguas calientes $ 25


The National Institute of Culture of Peru (INC) establishes a number of visitors to the entrance to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu (2500 day total spaces) so we recommend making reservations well in advance to avoid running out of quota.

  • The data we need for the reservation are the following:
    • Full name
    • Passport or identity card
    • Nationality
    • Date of birth of each passenger;

Down payment for booking is 30% of price per person (non refundable in case of cancellation).


The official language for SALKANTAY TREK program in English and Spanish, but if required a specific language, just send the request together with the booking.
The recommended minimum age for the Salkantay Trek is: 12 years
Backpacks are recommended only as needed for road and the rest can be left at the hotel in Cusco How can leave most of their belongings at the hotel in Cusco ?, normally all hotels in Cusco have to leave the service at no cost backpacks also if they choose not to leave the hotel, they can do at the agency. The ideal weight is the way up to 7 kg per person.

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prices are fixed from the time of confirmation, therefore they are subject to change without notice, in case of change of prices of service providers or third devisas change.

The accommodations for the third night may be other category according to customer request and will be confirmed at time of booking.

In the period of Christmas, New Year, holidays and Fiesta del Sol (22 to 24/06), some hotels accept reservations with a minimum of nights and charge different values. Please, if you want to travel in these periods, consult..

Note that according to the Ministry of Culture, which aims to improve safety, control and maintenance of Huayna Picchu, passengers wishing to visit this attraction, must be booked well in advance, as no tickets you can buy in Machu Picchu. This entry should be sent along with the entrance of Machu Picchu. Seats are limited and sold only 400 people. In the first group includes 200 people from 7.00 to 8.00 and the second group also 200 people from 10h00 to 11h00.


To enter to Peru. needed passport or identity document that has to be original with less than 10 years old and in good condition, it must be current (including children) is required.

NOTE: Under no circumstances the following documents will be accepted:
Birth certificate, driver's license, military documents, etc.


Perurail train company announced that as of August 6, 2012 of zero tolerance policies apply to baggage on all routes.
  • The hand luggage allowed on board are the parts which, by their nature and use must necessarily accompany the passenger.
  • All baggage must be carried in compartments authorized for that purpose, so it is essential not to exceed the control measures listed below. Excess Baggage / each passenger may bring:
    • A bag or backpack;
    • The maximum weight of 05 kg / 11 lbs;
    • 62 linear / 157cm inches (length + width + height);
    • The luggage should not be placed in hallways, emergency doors or seats;
    • The luggage will be transported in custody and responsibility of the passenger;
    • Baggage not meet the above measures will not be sent.


To travel to Salkantay Trek is necessary to have a safe travel for 5 days, because of having any kind of acedente along the trek, because along the trek you reach the highest to the 6400 m.a.s.l. is the reason that the agency will recommended travel insurance.


The request for cancellation of travel and / or refund for any reason and at any time, will be refunded the total by the Contractor, there will be charging 12% for adminitrativos expenses (twelve percent) of the total value of the trip and / or plus fines providers / contractual service suppliers that can reach 100% (one hundred percent) of the contract value, and product and services purchased, operates as follows:

  • Cancellation more than 30 days before the loss will be 30% of the price of the trek;
  • Cancellation between 29 and 20 days before departure, the loss shall be 50% of the trek;
  • Cancellation between 20 and 11 days before your trip will be 70% of the trek;
  • Cancellation 10 days or before the start of path loss will be 100% of the total

General conditions

The itineraries of our website are only indicative and can be fully tailored to meet your expectations. See our private service.

Los valores expresan una cotización y se fijarán en el momento de la confirmación de las reservas. Ellos por lo tanto están sujetos a cambios sin previo aviso, en este caso, también debido a la fluctuación de divisas entre las monedas.

The values express a quote and fixed at the time of confirmation of reservations. They are thus subject to change without notice, in this case, also due to currency fluctuations between currencies.


  • To enter Peru in the country need the original RG, in good condition and less than 10 years of broadcast or passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • Note: documents are not accepted as CRM, OAB, driver's license, birth certificate or any other document.
  • Children under 18, the child must be in the company of a parent or an authorization issued by the Federal Police of each country.
  • The yellow fever vaccine is not required, but is suggested by the Peruvian government.


  • All our trips / tours are made in the regular tours, which will be shared with others. Usually, this group consists of a maximum of 15 people, but there may be cases where it is up to 30 people.
  • Because of the new baggage handling standards in Peru Rail, Route To: Ollantaytambo / Aguas Calientes / Ollantaytambo, only allowed to carry a purse or backpack.
  • The large bags should stay in the hotel luggage storage * All our hotels offer this service free of charge.
  • The hand luggage allowed in transport by rail, per person: 1 bag or backpack of 5 kg / 11 pounds and 62 linear inches / 157 cm (length + height + width).


They are ideal for individuals or groups wanting a private and personalized service.
  • Tour schedules are more flexible.
  • The circuits may be appropriate according to the choice of the passenger.
Hotels are reported from those anticipated in the itinerary, and be remedied at the time, if it was not confirmed at the time of booking.

Note that according to the Department of Culture Cusco, which aims to improve the security, control and maintenance of Huayna Picchu, passengers wishing to visit this attraction, must be confirmed in advance, because the ticket can not be purchased on site. This entry should be sent along with the entrance to Machu Picchu. However, you can only join two groups up to 200 people each group. The first group will enter from 7:00 to 8:00 and the second group of 10:00 to 11:00.

The same agency reports that visits to Machu Picchu begin to have a limit number of tourists per day. Maximum number of people is 2,500 tourists a day.


In case of change by the passenger an administration fee of 15% relative to the value of the elect, subject to availability and supplier policy package will be charged.


The request for cancellation of travel and / or refund for any reason and at any time, will result from the Contractor, in the payment of an administrative fee of 15% (fifteen percent) of the total value of the trip and / or product and services purchased, plus fines providers / contractual services suppliers and could reach 100% (one hundred percent) of the contract value, and operate as follows:
  1. Cancellation more than 30 days prior to departure, the loss of 30% of the value of the trip.
  2. Cancellation between 29-20 days prior to departure, the loss of 50% of the value of the trip.
  3. Cancellation between 19-11 days prior to departure, the loss of 70% of the value of the trip.
  4. The cancellation of 10 days or less before or during the trip, the loss of 100% of the value of the trip.


For reservations must transfer the value of 50% of the package for each person. After the deposit must send the voucher number or scanning the proof of payment and data:

The value must be deposited WESTER UNION (Bank your Country), CREDIT CARD : VISA, PAYPAL or BANK TRANSFER and the rest is paid in Cusco, and may be in soles or dollars.

The data we need are:

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How to make the transfer.


To make the transfer by Western Union, have an additional fee of 4.5% of the deposit to cover the costs of the transfer, which will be charged at the time of deposit.

The shipment must be done in my name, do not send another name other than the one below:

With the Western Union® service, you can send and get money quickly at any of the offices and 117,000 agents worldwide. Search the Internet the closest home agent.

You can also send directly from your bank in your country, ask there sending money to other countries, then you handed a form of money sent.

Complete the form to send money.
  1. Ensure you get the form to send money
  2. States that the shipment must be in US dollars and write the amount in letters
  3. Write in numbers the amount of money sent.
  4. Copying data recipient in the manner described here. They are:
    • Name: NICOLAS
    • Address: Calle Triunfo 392  2do  0f. 210
    • City: Cusco
    • Country: Perú
In the Sender field, enter your personal data.

Pay in cash the amount you want to send the shipping fee.
Once the deposit has been made must give you a bill that includes your MTCN: Transfer Control Number (Money Transfer Control Number).
Please let us know by email the value sent and the MTCN number. To confirm the deposit and proceed to make payments and confirmations of reservations.


To pay by credit card or Visa debit is an additional fee of 8.4% of the deposit to cover the commission charged automatically Visa.
To pay with the card:
Click here PAY NOW. or click the "Payments On-Line" button

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Fill in all the data requested in the form to which the payment is successful.
After filling 100% data, click GO TO PAYMENT
You will then see a form to make the data in your credit card and debit cards. And finally, click the pay.
This is the procedure.


To make payment by Paypal, you have an additional fee of 8.6% in the deposit to cover the commission of Paypal, which is automatically charged.

  • To pay with the card:
  • You have to go to the link and click PAY NOW.
  • Enter the amount to be paid to the left side
  • And enter your email address and password that you registered on PayPal.
  • Click logon.
  • You will see a form to make the data in your card. And finally, click pay. This is the procedure.
  • After making payment send a copy of the receipt.
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BANCO DE CREDITO DEL PERU (BCP) in this case, we ask you to pay an additional 6% of the deposit to cover the transfer costs.
  • Savings account: Nº 285-22934140-1-63
  • Code swift:  BCPLPEPL.
  • Name of owner: Nicolas Cusihuaman Uscapi
  • Address: calle triunfo nº 392
  • Country: Cusco – Peru
  • DNI: 40635798

Our booking form for: Salkantay Trek

All data (*) They are required to be required by the Ministry of Culture

The personal information of the person responsible
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polar jacket USD 15 : Hiking boots  USD 20 :
Trousers walk USD 15 : Cap  USD 5 :
Sleeping bag USD 20 : Stick USD 8 C/U :
Poncho USD 5 : Lantern USD 5 :
Backpack 30 liters, 40 liters, 60 liters USD 15 :      
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