• Once-in-a-lifetime journey through the magnificent Salkantay area en route to the legendary Inca site of Machu Picchu.

  • Hike historic sections of Inca trail through 15 different eco-systems.

  • Cross a 4,572m/15,000ft pass, offering beautiful views of glaciers, valleys and mountains.

  • Each day’s trek ends with a hot shower in a cosy lodge, complemented by a massage or a dip in an outdoor jacuzzi.

Although it was only a short trip, it exceeded all our expectations. Truly amazing.

J Gibb

Salkantay Lodge Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Pick up from Cusco and drive to the start of trek.  Trek to Salkantay Lodge, Soraypampa (L,D)

  • Day 2

    Free day with optional acclimatisation walk, Salkantay Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 3

    Trek from Salkantay Lodge to Huayraccmachay, overnight in Wayra Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Trek from Salkantay Lodge to Huayraccmachay, overnight in Colpa Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Trek from Colpa Lodge to Lucmabamba, overnight in Lucma Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Trek Lucma Lodge to Aguas Calientes via Llactapata pass, overnight in hotel (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    Guided visit to Machu Picchu, train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco, end of tour (B,L)

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What's Included?

Accommodation as listed, all meals as indicated, transportation to/from Cusco, bilingual guide, mules/porters on trek, guided visit of Machu Picchu (incl. entrance fee), transport to/from Aguas Calientes, tips for lodge workers and staff in the field

What's Not Included?

International flights (we can look into these for you), insurance, tips, items of a personal nature, alcoholic or soft drinks, tips for guides (USD 5-10pp, per day)

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