DAY 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa
Machu picchu Hike, will come pick you up from your place of stay between 4:15 and 4:45 am. We will start or hike of Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu at 5:00 am. During our tour in our transport we will pass through the towns of Izcuchaca and Limatambo , arriving at Mollepata approximately at 7:30 am, where we will have our first breakfast, and then we will start our hike of Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu until we reach Cruzpata where we will have our first lunch buffet. Subsequently, we will continue heading to Soraypampa, where we will camp out for the night and eat our dinner buffet.
DAY 2: Soraypampa – Collpabamba – Chaullay
On the second day we will wake up really early to enjoy our breakfast buffet, and we will leave camp at approximately 7:00 am. During this whole hike we will appreciate the snowy mountain of the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu and the different architectures of the Incan villages, we will also appreciate its crops and their raised animals like the llama/alpaca. On the hike of Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu we will get to Salkantay pampa and the valley of Collpabamba, where we will enjoy our lunch buffet. After having lunch we will continue until we reach the cloud forest in the jungle (1750 meters above sea level), where you will be able to appreciate the variety of orchids and the formation of the rivers and waterfalls of great magnitude and also on this day you will appreciate the majestic snowy caps of the Apu Salkantay. We will be camping out for the night at Chauflay where we will also have our dinner.
DAY 3: Chaullay – Bus from playa to Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes
On this day we will wake up really early to enjoy our breakfast buffet. We will start our hike by appreciating a variety of coca crops, considered the sacred leaf of our ancestors which is now grown in tropical areas. On this last section of our hike will be going downwards into we reach Playa, where we will take a shuttle to Santa Teresa and then up to Hidroelectrica. At Hidroelectrica we will start hiking again until we reach the town of Aguas Calientes, although if you desire you can also take the train from Hidroelectrica to Aguas Calientes (optional). We will stay the night in Aguas calientes.
DAY 4: Machu Picchu – Cusco.
This day is the most important day of our trek, we will wake up around 4:30 in the morning to start our hike up to the lost Inca city of Machu picchu. We will get there around 6:00 am to start our 2 hour guided tour around the most important archeological sites, after our tour we will have free time to explore the most interesting places and also visit the mountain of Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (Optional). We will head back to the town of Aguas Calientes in the afternoon where we will hop on a bus to Ollantaytambo, where our shuttle will be waiting for us to take us back to Cusco where we will finalize our Trek.
- Pick up from hotel.
- Transportation Cusco - Mollepata.
- Arriero (in charge of the mules).
- Mules only for camping equipment and kitchen, 5kg passenger backpack per 3d.
- Camping equipment, tents, insulation, tables, chairs, etc.
- 01 night hotel in Aguas Calientes.
- Entrance to Machu Picchu.
- Bilingual Professional Guide .ingles / Spanish
- Aguas Calientes Tourist Train - Ollantaytambo.
- Bus Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
- Oxygen ball.
- First aid kit.
WE RECOMMEND TO TAKE:
- 20 liter backpack
- Hiking shoes
- Mineral water bottle
- Flashlight, lenses
- Hat for the cold
- Sleeping staff
- Purifying Water Purifiers
- Personal clothing for the trip
- Mosquito repellent
- personal hygiene supplies