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Cusco & Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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33 reviews
Starts
Cusco
+5 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Cusco
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Highlights

  • Embark on a trail covering 15 different ecosystems
  • Learn the art of weaving in rainbow city Chinchero
  • Take in stunning vistas on paths of up to 3,900m
  • See the sunrise over Incan citadel Machu Picchu
  • Reward yourself with a hearty meal in Cuzco
Age range
5 to 70 year olds
Max Group Size
12
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Discovery, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in Cusco! With the hiking & trekking tour Cusco & Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu , you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Cusco, Peru and 5 other destinations in Peru. Cusco & Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  • Cusco & Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu  reviewer 1
    Written on October 27, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was a fantastic experience. Our guide Freddy was the best - always positive, incredibly helpful and eager to share about his culture and traditions. Accomodation was pretty nice - I kind of expected we would be spending our nights in tents, but... Read more

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Alina, Thank you so much for your commentary. We appreciate the trust placed in us, it motivates us to move forward and we are very happy to have been part in this wonderful experience. Our guide Freddy is grateful with your review. We hope you come back soon. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.
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  • AC
    Written on October 14, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    We were a group of 4 mature trekkers who met at 530am and bonded straight away. Walking to the lagoon was a good opportunity to introduce ourselves and the lagoon was beautiful and worth the walk. After lunch we started the trek which was one of the... Read more

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Amanda,thank you so much for your commentary. We are happy to know that you enjoyed so much during your tour Salkantay trek to Machupicchu. For us, organizing your tour and having everything ready for your new experience in Peru was a pleasure. All our staff thanks your review. We hope you come back soon. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS
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  • M
    Written on October 12, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    I had a delightful time. Our guide was very positive, on time and organized, knowledgeable. I really enjoyed our small group.

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Marcene, thank you so much for your commentary. We are happy because you could enjoyed during the tour with the company of our guide and all our staff. We hope you can back soon. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.
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  • Cusco & Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu  reviewer 4
    Written on October 5, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    One of the most amazing experience I ever had! People, places, food and culture it's absolutely fascinating. The Salkantay trek is really challenging, you need be very fit in order to do it, but it's really worth the fatigue and day by day you'll get... Read more

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Ilaria, thank you so much for your commentary and recommendation. It was a pleasure to able to help you in the organization of your trip to Peru. Our guide Miguel and all our staff thanks you your review, it helps them to continue improving. We hope you come back soon. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.
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  • YH
    Written on July 20, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything was amazing! The treks were tiring but so worth it! Everyone was so accommodating! Highly reccommend

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Yuh hu Chen, many thanks for your recommendation. We hope you have the best memories of us, our staff is grateful with you because you allowed us organise all for your tour. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.
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  • Cusco & Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu  reviewer 6
    Written on July 4, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    had a great tour cant wait to go back

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  • Cusco & Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu  reviewer 7
    Written on June 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything about this adventure completely exceeded my expectations. The itinerary kept us busy without rushing us. The chefs prepared delicious meals and were very accommodating. The partner hotel was attentive and the rooms were nice. The scenery along... Read more

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Daniel, Thanks so much for your commentary. We are really happy to know we did a good job during your tour around the Salkantay trek. Our guide and all our staff are grateful with you. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.
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  • AJ
    Written on June 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I just came back from my short South America trip. The Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu is one my highlights. The trek was excellent and we appreciate the flexibility offered, like on our 3rd day, when we were too tired to walk any further we went on a side... Read more

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Analaine, We really appreciate your commentary. It is look that you enjoyed around the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, also our guide percy is so happy to know that he did a good job. We hope that you come back soon, Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.
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  • AG
    Written on June 4, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Machu Picchu of course! Overall it was an excellent, challenging experience!!

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Adriana, thanks so much for your commentary. We are happy that you had enjoyed in the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu tour. We hope that you come back soon, Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.
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  • BR
    Written on May 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic tour overall. The guide was excellent, and the hiking part of the tour was meticulously planned. It was clear that everyone involved was highly experienced and professional. Some minor concerns, though, were that my guides were consistently late... Read more

    Inkayni Peru Tours commented on this review
    Dear Brandon, Many thanks for your commentary. We are grateful for your entrusted in us. It was a pleasure to able to help you in the organization of your trip to Peru. Warm regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1: CUSCO NAVEL OF THE WORLD - INCA MUSEUM Y QORICANCHA
  2. DAY 2: CHINCHERO (TEXTILE INTERPRETATION CENTER)-MARAS -MORAY.
  3. DAY 3: FIRST DAY TREK: CUSCO - MOLLEPATA - SORAYPAMPA (L)(D)
  4. DAY 4: SECOND DAY TREK: SORAYPAMPA - CHALLWAY (B)(L)(D)
  5. DAY 5: THIRD DAY TREK: CHALLWAY - LA PLAYA - LUCMABAMBA (B)(L)(D)
  6. DAY 6: FOURTH DAY TREK: LUCMABAMBA - LLACTAPATA -HIDROELECTRICA - AGUAS CALIENTES (17KM , HOURS 9)
  7. DAY 7: FIFTH DAY TREK: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO (B)
  8. DAY 8: FREE WALKING TOUR - TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT (END OF THE TOUR)

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  • Accommodation

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8 Day Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu by Inkayni Peru Tours

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour concludes with a free morning to relax at Tandapata Boutique Hotel (or similar) in Cusco and in the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport for your departure to Lima. It's time to say goodbye to your new friends and continue your separate ways! Please be aware the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are included in this tour, please contact our customer support team for more information.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour generally starts from Tandapata Boutique Hotel or similar in Cusco and as the first day is just an arrivals day you can arrive at any time. At the terminal, keep your eyes open for the staff of Inkayni Peru Tours, as they pick you up from the airport and take you to their partner lodge. The morning is reserved for resting or free time, however, in the afternoon you will visit the Inca Museum, which is the home of thousands of years of Andean culture so we recommend arriving beforehand. Please note that the joining point is subject to change until your final documents are released.

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    Start and end in Cusco.
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    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Inkayni Peru Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 January 2019 the full payment of $811 is necessary.
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    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $811 for Cusco & Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu , but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 192 km.
    • Cusco (Peru)
    • 17 km
    • Chinchero (Peru)
    • 56 km
    • Mollepata (Peru)
    • 40 km
    • Aguas Calientes (Peru)
    • 8 km
    • Machu Picchu (Peru)
    • 47 km
    • Sacred Valley (Peru)
    • 24 km
    • Cusco (Peru)

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