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Ultimate Machu Picchu - Salkantay Trail

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Ultimate Machu Picchu - Salkantay Trail - OneSeed Expeditions
Ultimate Machu Picchu - Salkantay Trail - OneSeed Expeditions
Emily "My mom and I went on the Ultimate Machu Picchu expedition last September and absolutely loved it! Our guide, Juan Carlos was great...very helpful, knowledgable, and kind. We had a great time getting to know him and enjoying the gorgeous views Peru had to offer. The trek itself was absolutely beautiful and everywhere we camped and visited along our way was lovely. We have since booked the Annapurna..."
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18 reviews
Starts
Cusco
+8 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Cusco
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Highlights

  • Visit the village of Pisac
  • Explore the Ollantaytambo ruins
  • Walk through cloud forests
  • Hike the Salkantay Pass
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
10
Transportation
Train & Rail, Private Vehicle
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, In-depth Cultural
Start and end in Cusco! With the hiking & trekking tour Ultimate Machu Picchu - Salkantay Trail, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Cusco, Peru and 6 other destinations in Peru. Ultimate Machu Picchu - Salkantay Trail is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  • CT
    Written on September 10, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Really good overall, for price and service

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  • KJ
    Written on August 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip. One Seed was very well organized and had everything planned out perfectly! Looking forward to another adventure trip with them

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  • E
    Written on August 14, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    What a wonderful experience! This expedition had a great balance of historical foundation, adventures in nature, delicious food, and cultural immersion. John was a fantastic guide who really enhanced the overall experience. I unfortunately got altitude... Read more

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  • C
    Written on June 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The hike was very difficult, partially because my husband and I are 63 and 57, respectively. That being said, however, it was VERY rewarding to actually complete the hike and see Machu Picchu on the last day. One Seed thought of... Read more

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  • AO
    Written on May 18, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything was planned so well. Meals were delicious. Accommodations were super nice. Transportation was so easy. Guides were amazing. The camping and trek were amazing. Peru is beautiful.

    OneSeed Expeditions commented on this review
    Thank you, Andrea! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with our crew in Peru and we hope to have you join us again soon!
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  • A
    Written on May 14, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was amazing. From pick up to drop off at the airport nothing was left undone. We saw amazing country, had historical lessons about Incas history, saw amazing ruins, ate fabulous food, camped in beautiful places and accomplished amazing physical... Read more

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  • A
    Written on May 14, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was amazing. From pick up to drop off at the airport nothing was left undone. We saw amazing country, had historical lessons about Incas history, saw amazing ruins, ate fabulous food, camped in beautiful places and accomplished amazing physical... Read more

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  • ML
    Written on December 5, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    After going on OneSeed's Ultimate Peru trip this May, I cannot wait until my next trip with OneSeed. Our guide, Edgar, was a local to the area and it was amazing to learn first-hand about the culture and the region. The entire team became like family by... Read more

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  • TE
    Written on May 14, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had such a great time! Such gorgeous scenery and excellent care from the OneSeed staff! Everything was well organized and it was great not to worry about details; they had everything well taken care of. I highly recommend them and will use them in future... Read more

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  • EE
    Written on December 27, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    My mom and I went on the Ultimate Machu Picchu expedition last September and absolutely loved it! Our guide, Juan Carlos was great...very helpful, knowledgable, and kind. We had a great time getting to know him and enjoying the gorgeous views Peru had to... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Cusco (11,155ft/3400m)
  2. Day 2: Cusco (11,155ft/3400m).
  3. Day 3: from Cusco to Salkantay Pampa (13,451ft/4100m)
  4. Day 4: Salkantay Pampa to Colcapampa (9,240ft/2816m)
  5. Day 5: from Colcapampa to Lucmabamba (6,562ft/2000m)
  6. Day 6 : Lucmabamba to Aguas Calientes (6,693ft/2040m)
  7. Day 7: Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu to Cusco (11,155ft/3400m)
  8. Day 8: Cusco (11,155ft/3400m)

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  • Transport

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  • William14th November 2018
    This is my first trip using a tour company and I must say that the professionalism and customer service provided was exemplary. Too many individuals to name, but the whole team deserves hearty congratulations. Very pleased with the pricing, hotels and itinerary.

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Vaccinations

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Typhoid
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
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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 Cusco.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $1,000 to confirm this OneSeed Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 February 2019 the full payment of $1,419 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1419 for Ultimate Machu Picchu - Salkantay Trail, but the deposit of $1,000 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and OneSeed Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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The following cards are accepted for OneSeed Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 332 km.
  • Cusco (Peru)
  • 24 km
  • Sacred Valley (Peru)
  • 26 km
  • Pisac (Peru)
  • 48 km
  • Ollantaytambo (Peru)
  • 43 km
  • Cusco (Peru)
  • 62 km
  • Mollepata (Peru)
  • 40 km
  • Aguas Calientes (Peru)
  • 8 km
  • Machu Picchu (Peru)
  • 8 km
  • Aguas Calientes (Peru)
  • 72 km
  • Cusco (Peru)

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