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Perfect for the adventurous to discover the secrets and history of the legendary Inca Civilisation as well as a dash of luxury glamping. Voted by National Geographic Adventure Travel Magazine, the Salkantay Pass Trek brings you pass glacial lakes, snow-capped mountains and cloud forests blooming with orchid species and unique birds. End the trip on a high, admiring the Machu Picchu ruins.

6 DAYS ADVENTURE PERU-

SALKANTAY PASS TREK

(Level Moderate - Challenging)

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 / SORAY ECOCAMP

As you trek to Soray Ecocamp, be rewarded with the spectacular views of Rio Blanco Valley and the snow-capped peaks of the Humantay and Salkantay Mountains. 

Optional: Hike to Lake Humantay, a spectacular turquoise-colored lake below a glacier.

3

DAY

SORAY ECOCAMP / HUMANTAY ECOCAMP

Cross the Salkantay Pass into the valley floor. The challenging final climb rewards you with dramatic views of Mount Salkantay's rocky southern face.

4

DAY

HUMANTAY ECOCAMP / MILPO ECOCAMP

Hike to impressive views of the Vilcabamba mountain range  where the trail leads you to the high grassy plains of the Abra Pass.

5

DAY

MILPO ECOCAMP / AGUAS CALIENTES

Hike down the valley and cross the Santa Teresa River. Visit a local highland coffee plantation before boarding the train for a scenic ride to Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo. 

6

DAY

AGUAS CALIENTES / MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO

Arrive at 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. 

RECOMMENDED ACCOMMODATIONS

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
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