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Trek Salkantay to Machu Picchu (Small Group and Best attention) - LocalAdventures
5 days

Trek Salkantay to Machu Picchu (Small Group and Best attention)

From Cusco to Cusco
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
12
Age range:
15 to 99 year olds
Operated in:
English
Our saving: $14
From
US $668
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Places You’ll See

  • Cusco
    Cusco
  • Salkantay
    Salkantay
  • Santa Teresa
    Santa Teresa
  • Llactapata
    Llactapata
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Voted one of the best tours in the world by National Geographic
  • Stay in the best camping zones and enjoy the epic views
  • Hike to the mountain paradise of Humantay Lake
  • Trek next to the majestic Salkantay and reach the ruins of Machu Picchu

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 4:30 am - 10:00 pm CUSCO | MOLLEPATA - CHALLACANCHA - SORAYPAMPA (LAKE HUMANTAY)
  2. Day 2 5:30 am - 10:00 pm SORAYPAMPA | SALKANTAY PASS - WAYRACPUNKU - CHAULLAY
  3. Day 3 6:00 am - 10:00 pm Chullay - Santa Teresa
  4. Day 4 6:00 am - 10:00 pm LUCMABAMBA | LLACTAPATA - HYDROELECTRIC - AGUAS CALIENTES
  5. Day 5 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
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What's included

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  • Guide
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  • Meals
  • Transport
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
    Camping

      Customer Reviews

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      • Trek Salkantay to Machu Picchu (Small Group and Best attention) reviewer 1
        January 01, 2019
        above excellent, fantastic accommodation five star restaurant food,great guide highly recommended. thank you so much for this lovely trip
        LocalAdventures commented on this review
        Thank you for your kind words! LocalAdventures hopes to see you again on your next adventure destination.
        Trip date: December 2018
      • RH
        November 30, 2018
        One of the more expensive tours but worth it. Unlike other tours you don’t have to stay in tents and a train is included.
        Trip date: November 2018
      • BP
        November 08, 2018
        An amazing trek and experience. If you're wondering to do it or not, I'd say book it ASAP. The trek itself is amazing and you get to see all the mountains down to the jungle and into Macchu Picchu itself. You get a cook for 99% of the trek and the food... Show more
        LocalAdventures commented on this review
        We are so happy you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you for another adventure someday soon!
        Trip date: October 2018
      • Trek Salkantay to Machu Picchu (Small Group and Best attention) reviewer 4
        November 07, 2018
        Well organized and a fantastic way to trek to Machu Picchu. I would absolutely recommend and use the company again.
        LocalAdventures commented on this review
        We are so glad you enjoyed your trek! Thank you so much for booking with LocalAdventures. See you again soon ;)
        Trip date: October 2018
      • A
        October 22, 2018
        Good job!!! Excellent and took care of our group of 10 from beginning to end.
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        Trip date: October 2018
      • BM
        September 05, 2018
        This was an absolutely brilliant trip. Everything was so will orchestrated. The highlight was Edgar though - he understood exactly how to provide us the right information at the right time; he was warm and friendly and very professional. The entire... Show more
        LocalAdventures commented on this review
        Best guide ever?!?! We love to hear words like that! Thank you so much, we will make sure to pass this on to Edgar.
        Trip date: August 2018
      • C
        August 29, 2018
        What an incredible experience! I recently returned from the Salkantay Trek and I couldn't have asked for a better expereince. The team leading the group were exceptional. Amazing food and hospitality made the long days hiking well worth it. Oscar, our... Show more
        LocalAdventures commented on this review
        Thanks Corey! We hope to see you again on your next adventure.
        Trip date: July 2018
      • P
        August 23, 2018
        This trek was so worth it! Really, I couldn't have asked for a better experience or team of guides. You guys really made me fell like I got my money's worth. Thanks again, fellas!
        Trip date: July 2018
      • J
        August 10, 2018
        Wow! LocalAdventures you really went above and beyond. Thanks so much for the best trip of my life!
        LocalAdventures commented on this review
        That's awesome to hear! We aim to please ;)
        Trip date: July 2018
      • S
        August 08, 2018
        Spectacular scenery all along this bucket list adventure! The LocalAdventures team was thorough in every way.... from the expert guides, to the meals prepared by the chefs, to the sky lodge accommodations. I could go on and on. This was a remarkable... Show more
        LocalAdventures commented on this review
        Ah shucks, you're making us blush ;) You are very welcome.
        Trip date: August 2018

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