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A glamping trek around Mount Salkantay to the legendary city of Machu Picchu, journey through this portal to learn about the rise and fall of the Incas. Get a taste of one of the World's 25 Best Treks as voted by National Geographic Adventure Travel Magazine. Discover ancient trails where enormous snow-capped mountains give way to lavish forest of tropical fruits and unique orchids as well as a traditional Peruvian coffee plantation.

6 DAYS ADVENTURE PERU-
SALKANTAY EXPRESS TREK

(Level Easy - Moderate)

ITINERARY DAY-TO-DAY

1

DAY

CUSCO / CHONTA / PINCOPATA ECOCAMP

Arrive in Cusco. Take it easy today to acclimatise for the following days' hike. View the majestic Condors and explore archaeological sites important to the Inca Empire.

2

DAY

PINCOPATA ECOCAMP

Trek to the summit of Alpu Tica for amazing views of the snow-capped peaks of the Salkantay Mountains. Descend to the archaeological site of Choquechurco.

3

DAY

PINCOPATA ECOCAMP

​Option 1: Start your trail at Marcoccasa with a hike overlooking the spectacular Rio Blanco Valley and snowy peaks. After lunch, opt for a hike to the glacier lake of Humantay.

Option 2: Begin your trek at the bottom of the valley up to the challenging final climb at Abra Pass and be rewarded with spectacular views of Salkantay's snowy and wild south face. 

4

DAY

PINCOPATA ECOCAMP / MISMINAY / SACRED VALLEY

Immerse yourself in Quechua culture in the local villages en route to Sacred Valley.

5

DAY

SACRED VALLEY / AGUAS CALIENTES

Option 1: Train to KM 104 where you hike on a section of the legendary Inca Trail, leading you to Aguas Calientes, gateway to Machu Picchu.

Option 2: Trek to La Puerta del Sol along the ancient Inca road network and arrive at the Sun Gate, before continuing to Aguas Calientes.

6

DAY

AGUAS CALIENTES / MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO

Explore the UNESCO site of Machu Picchu where you will uncover the mysteries of this sacred city. Take a train to Ollantaytambo and drive back to Cusco.

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