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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 1)

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 1) - Bamba Experience
Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 1) - Bamba Experience
Sabrina "As experienced hikers, we decided to book the 5d Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu with Bamba Experience as a way to try out something new and different. Our experience was phenomenal! Everything from the tour guide and itinerary to the hiking trail and accommodations was incredible. The hikes were a little challenging, which is what we were hoping for, but the views along the way made the trek wo..."
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6 reviews
Starts
Cuzco
+5 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Cuzco
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Highlights

Start and end in Cuzco! With the hiking & trekking tour Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 1), you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Cuzco, Peru and 5 other destinations in Peru. Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 1) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 100 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
20
Transportation
Train & Rail, Private Vehicle
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hikes, Attraction-Based Hikes, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Bamba Experience
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Soraypampa Camp, Peru
  2. Day 2: Colcapampa Camp, Peru
  3. Day 3: Santa Teresa Town, Peru
  4. Day 4: Aguas Calientes, Peru
  5. Day 5: Machu Picchu, Peru

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • R
    Written on December 14, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The diversity of activities was just right. Perfect pacing of hiking and relaxing. Loved the hot springs and ziplining. We were a family of 4. Two of us had altitude sickness which could have been a challenge for our guide. JC offered medicine and... Read more

    Bamba Experience commented on this review
    Dear Rose, Thank you very much for your kind feedback! We are so happy you had an excellent time! We would love to see you again on another Bamba tour. Please keep us in mind for your future travels! Katie & The Bamba Team
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  • Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 1) reviewer 2
    Written on May 20, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I haven't treked that much before but this really opend my eyes for this kind of adventure! . And all thanks to our guide Percy! He really made our group feel as a familj, and we learnd so much about Peru because of his passion! I would recomend this to... Read more

    Bamba Experience commented on this review
    Dear Jennifer, Thank you very much for your kind feedback! We are so happy you had an excellent time! We would love to see you again on another Bamba tour. Please keep us in mind for your future travels! Katie & The Bamba Team
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  • Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 1) reviewer 3
    Written on May 20, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This experience was really awesome. Not only was the scenic route close to perfect, but the people working with giving us a great time were fantastic. Good peruvian food throughout the whole trek. Concerning logistics our packing was always on time and... Read more

    Bamba Experience commented on this review
    Dear Patrick, Thank you very much for your kind feedback! We are so happy you had an excellent time! We would love to see you again on another Bamba tour. Please keep us in mind for your future travels! Katie & The Bamba Team
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  • TG
    Written on July 26, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The organisation of the trek was perfect from the starting point! We had a meeting with our guide before starting the trek. We were a small group of 4 people so it was very easy to go forward. It was difficult but it worth it. One of my best memory in South... Read more

    Bamba Experience commented on this review
    Dear Tamara, Thank you very much for your kind feedback! We are so happy you had an excellent time! We would love to see you again on another Bamba tour. Please keep us in mind for your future travels! Katie & The Bamba Team
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  • JT
    Written on July 10, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a great experience. Our guide, was fantastic. He was a fountain of knowledge and was very kind with all the group. The meals were great, and we had a lot of food :) The logistic and the organisation were good, and we recommend this trek with Bamba.

    Bamba Experience commented on this review
    Hi Jean-Luc, Thank you for your excellent review, it is very much appreciated! We are glad that you enjoyed your trek to Machu Picchu. We put a lot of efforts to make sure our customers travels in the best conditions. We want to thank our incredible guide, our chef and our team for the great organisation. We are very grateful you recommended Bamba and that you took the time to share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back on one of our tour! Take care, Marie-Loup Bamba Happiness Team
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  • SN
    Written on July 4, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    As experienced hikers, we decided to book the 5d Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu with Bamba Experience as a way to try out something new and different. Our experience was phenomenal! Everything from the tour guide and itinerary to the hiking trail and... Read more

    Bamba Experience commented on this review
    Hi Sabrina Thank you for taking the time such a good review! We are glad you enjoyed your trek and found it challenging enough for experienced hikers. Along the way on the Salkantay trek we make sure that you spot some of the most amazing natural wonders of Peru. Thanks for mentioning that our team always looked after your needs and that our guide shared his great knowledge about the area. Again thank you for your feedback, you are always welcome on a Bamba tour in any part of the world! Safe travel, Marie-Loup Bamba Happiness Team
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  • What is the Day1 itinerary of this tour?

    Day 1: Cuzco to Mollepata to Challacancha, Trek to Soraypampa Camp (3,920m) (L/D)
    Today we pick you up between 5:00 - 6:00 am and travel by tourist-class bus to Mollepata where you can stretch your legs and buy snacks. Continue by car to Challacancha where we will make final preparations and double check our equipment. Embark on a 3-hour walk that will take us to Soraypampa where we will have lunch with panoramic views of beautiful snow-capped mountains. Hike up to Laguna de Humantay for more incredible views of the Andes mountains and then return to camp for the night. Our first campsite is located at and is the highest and coldest campsite of the trip. Take some time to rest up, and enjoy your first night immersed in nature. Have dinner and go to sleep early.
    (14 kms, 6 hours approx.)

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About the countries

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Cuzco.
Max group size
15 is the maximum group size for Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 1).
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For any tour departing before 20 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 February 2020, a minimum payment of 50% is required to confirm your booking with Bamba Experience. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 90 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 197 km.
  • Cuzco (Peru)
  • 65 km
  • Mollepata (Peru)
  • 26 km
  • Colcapampa (Peru)
  • 23 km
  • Santa Teresa (Peru)
  • 8 km
  • Aguas Calientes (Peru)
  • 8 km
  • Machu Picchu (Peru)
  • 67 km
  • Cuzco (Peru)

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