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Very early we had to pick it up at your hotel with the transport of the agency in the journey of our trip we will pass the towns of Izcuchaca, Limatambo and after 3 hours of travel from Cusco we arrived to Mollepata (2800 m.s.n.m). Arriving to this people we will have the option to take breakfast and also make the last purchases of the moment.
Then we will take again the transport to travel for an hour up to Challacancha , unspoiled (3.675 m / 12.057 ft) during this short journey we will observe the impressive valleys of Mollepata. In Challacancha , unspoiled to know our whole team on the way here we will find ourselves with our arriero and chef, who will accompany us during the course of the tour.
After 1 hour walk, we arrive to the area of Cruz Pata where we get the first views of the magnificent snow capped mountains of Humantay and Ausangate, continuing with our walk we will be able to appreciate the breathtaking panoramic views of the mountains covered with snow, well same diversity of fauna and flora until we reach our first camp at Soraypampa (3.850 m / 12.631 ft). Reaching our camp Soraypampa (3.850 m / 12.631 ft)In this camp we will be waiting for you our team where we will have our first lunch, after enjoying the lunch we will have a nap for 30 minutes and then start our trek toward the beautiful lagoon of Humantay That is approximately 1 hour and a half in ascending up to the lagoon of Humantay where we will have time to enjoy a beautiful landscape of the lagoon and the glaciers on the mountain, then decreased by 1 hour to our camp, we will arrive at the tea time where we can have a conversation with the group, then we will enjoy the dinner and rest at last.
Day 02 Soraypampa – Chaullay (2.920 m)
Your computer will be trekking a awake very early with a hot drink served in your tent. Later your guide will provide a sufficient time to pack your things and enjoy a nice breakfast after a good breakfast we prepare energy to undertake the walk more difficult of the road, we revisit the site and as first will be Salkantay Pampa (4.150 m.s.n.m )
Continuing with our walk as the second stop will be Suyroqocha (4480 m.a.s.l. ) and then move toward the left side of the Nevado Umantay (5.917 m), which is next to the Nevado Salkantay in the native language of Quechua means » The Wild Mountain), where we will arrive around noon. After passing through the highest point on the trail, the open between Salkantay and Umantay located to 4.650 m. (15.200 ft).
On this site look at the snow capped mountains and glaciers of the Salkantay we also appreciate the magnificent view of the fall of snow avalanches to then descend through the eyebrow of the jungle until you reach Wayramachay where will be our lunch and after a short break we will continue with our walking to Challway, our next camp where we spend the night.
Day 03 Chaullay – La Playa (2,200 m) – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas Calientes (2,160 m)
We adjourn at 06:00 hours., take the breakfast and start our trek. This will be an unforgettable day because along the way we will see a large amount of flora and fauna, the road is flat andean; by parties ascend no more than 100 meters And the rest of the way is down. We will walk approximately 5 hours toward Playa Sahuayaco and during this period we will be able to observe a city called Collpabamba, also called «Cloud Forest Brow», fruit trees, variety of flora and birds can be observed. If we are lucky, we may observe the famous bird called the «Cock of the rock.
Once in the Playa Sahuayaco, l (2.200 m / 7.218 ft), in this place we will have our lunch, after a brief rest we will take the transport to the train station of hydroelectric, by an approximate driving time of one hour to get us to the train station of hydro. Once in hydroelectric, again we’ll start with the walk Approximately about 3 hours until you reach the town of Aguas Calientes, this route is totally flat. To get to Aguas Calientes where our guide will lead us to the hosting and will coordinate the schedule for the dinner.
Day 04 Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu (2,490 m) – Cusco
This day will be exclusive to visit the wonder of Machu Picchu (2.490 m / 8.169 ft) .We will have an early breakfast before catching one of the first bus up to Machu Picchu (begins at 5:30AM). The bus takes about 30 minutes and once you get your guide will explain to Machu Picchu, considered one of the 7 Wonders of the world.
We head to a beautiful place to see the sunrise and take photos. Your guide will guide you around the citadel by approximately 2 and a half hours of history and culture of the Incas and the importance of this site.
After the guided tour you will have more free time to explore the citadel of Machu Picchu and take pictures for their own account and you will also be given free time to climb up to Huaynapicchu (not included) then descend to the town of Aguas Calientes in bus and be able to enjoy a lunch with greater peace of mind and in the afternoon we will take the train to Ollantaytambo where our transfer will be waiting for us to grasp the bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
Briefing where the guide will explain about your hike and we will deliver the maps.
Transportation from your hotel in Cusco to the starting point of the Salkantay Trail.
Professional bilingual guide in tourism.Additional Guide for groups over 9 people.
Expert Cook in roads.
Assistant cook for groups larger than 9.
Horses that loaded the camping equipment and food for our hike.
For our hike. During the journey: 3 breakfast, 3 lunch, 3 dinner.
A vegetarian option is free; you must inform us in advance
Ball of oxygen.
First aid kit.
Camping equipment, Tent for every 2 people + Matras (Mats 5 cm wide).
Kitchen equipment: kitchen tent, dining tent, kitchen utensils.
Basic accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
Entrance Ticket to Machu Picchu.
Return Train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo, Service Expedition, hours: 18:20 hrs. or 21:50 hrs., depending on availability.
Tourist transport: Ollantaytambo Station – Cusco (Square San Francisco).
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