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5-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu

A mix of Andean mountains, glacier lakes, the jungle and Machu Picchu.

Group size
1 - 14
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
5 Days
Difficulty
Medium
why Why you'll love this experience
  • Challenge yourself and hike with small group through Andean mountains and jungle.
  • Forget about simple food for on the go - enjoy excellent food prepared by professional chefs with years of experience in the mountains.
  • We include shuttle bus tickets to Machu Picchu that others charge you for additionally.
  • Stay in comfortable domes instead of rustic tents.

"The food was excellent, the guide was passionate and took care of each traveler, the service & communucation with exploor was really good!"

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  • 5/5

5-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu

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ONE DAY BEFORE THE START OF THE 5-DAY SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU

At 5:00 pm o at 7:00 pm, you will have a short briefing about the tour at your hotel. You will be given recommendations what to bring and you’ll have another chance to ask your final questions before the start of the trek.

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SALKANTAY TREK DAY 1: VISIT OF HUMANTAY LAKE
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This 5-day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu is one of the most stunning tours in Cusco and an excellent alternative to the Inca Trail. During this hike, you will experience a constantly changing terrain and environment, characterised by mountains, snow, jungle, sun, thermal baths, humidity and ruins. Each day, you will hike between 6-10 hours passing the snow-capped Salkantay mountain, the beautiful Humantay lake, the jungle and of course the majestic Machu Picchu!

Compared to a normal hike where you eat simple food and sleep in tents, on the Salkantay trek tour you eat excellent Peruvian food and you fall asleep in comfortable beds looking at glaciers and the stars. Prepare yourself for a challenging but completely rewarding few days of hiking in the Andean mountains!

In order to participate in the Salkantay trek tour, we recommend you to have a good level of fitness and that you are acclimated to the altitude.

This 5-day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu is one of the most stunning tours in Cusco and an excellent alternative to the Inca Trail. During this hike, you will experience a constantly changing terrain and environment, characterised by mountains, snow, jungle, sun, thermal baths, humidity and ruins. Each day, you will hike between 6-10 hours passing the snow-capped Salkantay mountain, the beautiful Humantay lake, the jungle and of course the majestic Machu Picchu!

Compared to a normal hike where you eat simple food and sleep in tents, on the Salkantay trek tour you eat excellent Peruvian food and you fall asleep in comfortable beds looking at glaciers and the stars. Prepare yourself for a challenging but completely rewarding few days of hiking in the Andean mountains!

In order to participate in the Salkantay trek tour, we recommend you to have a good level of fitness and that you are acclimated to the altitude.

This 5-day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu is one of the most stunning tours in Cusco and an excellent alternative to the Inca Trail…

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