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Embark on a mesmerizing adventure through the heart of Peru with our 5-day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. This exhilarating journey takes you on a scenic route through some of the most stunning landscapes in the Andes, including glacier-clad mountains, pristine lakes like Humantay and Salkantay Lake, and lush Amazon rainforest. As you trek along the original Inca Trail, you’ll be immersed in the rich history and breathtaking beauty of this iconic region. With our expert guides, exclusive campsites, and all-inclusive itinerary options, you’ll experience the best of the Salkantay Trek while creating memories to last a lifetime. Join us for an unforgettable adventure that combines thrilling trekking with awe-inspiring natural wonders and ancient Inca ruins.

Highlights of the 5-Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu:

  1. Glacier-Covered Peaks: Marvel at the majestic Salkantay and Humantay mountains as they tower over the Andean landscape.
  2. Pristine Lakes: Discover the stunning turquoise waters of Humantay Lake and Salkantay Lake, surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery.
  3. Amazon Jungle: Immerse yourself in the lush greenery of the Amazon rainforest as you trek through its diverse ecosystems.
  4. Inca Trail: Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Incas along the original Inca Trail, passing by historic ruins and sacred sites.
  5. Exclusive Campsites: Experience the beauty of the Andes with overnight stays in exclusive campsites featuring Mountain Sky Huts and glass igloos.
  6. Professional Guides: Our knowledgeable guides will lead you on an unforgettable journey, sharing insights into the region’s history, culture, and wildlife.
  7. All-Inclusive Itinerary: Enjoy hassle-free travel with our all-inclusive itinerary options, including transportation, meals, and accommodations.
  8. Spectacular Views: Take in breathtaking panoramic views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountains from the Llactapata ruins.
  9. National Geographic Endorsement: Recognized by National Geographic as one of the “World’s Best Treks,” the Salkantay Trek promises an extraordinary adventure.

Experience the best of Peru’s natural beauty and cultural heritage on the 5-Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu.

Trip Details:

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Route: Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu
  • Highlights: Glacier-covered peaks, pristine lakes, Amazon jungle, Inca Trail, exclusive campsites, professional guides, all-inclusive itinerary, spectacular views, National Geographic endorsement
  • Accommodations: Mountain Sky Huts, glass igloos, exclusive campsites
  • Difficulty: Moderate to challenging
  • Distance: Approximately 70 kilometers
  • Altitude: Up to 4,630 meters
  • Included: Transportation, meals, accommodations, professional guides, entrance fees
  • Duffle Bag: Included (7 kg capacity)
  • Vegetarian/vegan: Food available upon request at no extra charge
  • High season: From April to October
  • Recommended Gear: Hiking boots, warm clothing, rain jacket, sunscreen, camera, reusable water bottle

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Andes Mountains and discover the wonders of Machu Picchu on our 5-Day Salkantay Trek.

Salkantay Trail Distances:

  • Day 1: Mollepata to Salkantaypampa: 13 Km (8.08 miles)
  • Day 2: Salkantaypampa to Collpapampa: 22 Km (13.67 miles)
  • Day 3: Collpapampa to La Playa: 16 Km (9.94 miles)
  • Day 4: La Playa to Aguas Calientes: 19 Km (11.81 miles)
  • Day 5: Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu: 4 Km (2.49 miles)
  • Total Distance: 74 Km (45.98 miles)
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Day by Day Travel Schedule

Customize this itinerary by adding extra days to any location. Please contact one of our expert travel advisors for advice.
Cusco to Quiswarniyoc Private Camp: Soraypampa, Humantay Lake Exploration

Day 1: Begin Your Adventure

  • Departure: Your exhilarating Salkantay Trek adventure commences with a prompt pick-up from your accommodation in Cusco at 5:15 am.
  • Drive to Mollepata: Embark on a scenic two-hour drive to the charming village of Mollepata, where you’ll savor a hearty breakfast to fuel your day’s journey.
  • Entrance Fee: Please budget 20 soles for the entrance fee to the local municipality upon arrival (not included in tour cost).
  • Continuation to Soraypampa: After breakfast, enjoy another hour’s drive to Soraypampa, where our experienced muleteers and horses await to assist with transporting our gear and 7 kilos of personal belongings per hiker for the trek.
  • Hike to Humantay Lake: Lace up your hiking boots for a thrilling two-hour uphill hike to the captivating Humantay Lake, nestled amidst breathtaking mountain scenery.
  • Exploration and Insight: Spend quality time at Humantay Lake, capturing mesmerizing photos and gaining insights from our knowledgeable guide about the lagoon’s significance.
  • Descent to Quiswarniyoc: Following our lake visit, embark on a scenic two-hour downhill hike to our exclusive Quiswarniyoc campsite, where a delicious lunch awaits.
  • Free Time and Optional Activities: After lunch, enjoy free time to explore the stunning surroundings. Opt for an optional hike to the Salkantay Mirador for panoramic vistas or unwind in our cozy Mountain Sky Huts or glass igloos.
  • Trekking Details: As you acclimatize to the 4,100-meter altitude at our campsite, prepare for an invigorating 13 km hike, lasting approximately 6 hours, through the stunning landscapes of the Salkantay Trail.
  • Weather Preparation: Expect warm and windy daytime conditions, with significantly colder nights. Come prepared with appropriate clothing to ensure your comfort throughout the day.
  • Nourishing Meals: Throughout the day, indulge in nourishing meals, including breakfast, lunch, tea time, and dinner, to keep your energy levels high and spirits lifted as you embark on this unforgettable trekking experience.

Day 01 trekking Details:

  • Walking Distance: 13 km, approximately 6 hours of hiking
  • Campsite Altitude: 4,100 meters above sea level
  • Difficulty: Moderate day (acclimatizing to the Salkantay Trail)
  • Weather: Warm and windy during the day, with very cold nights
  • Accommodations: Mountain Sky Huts or Crystal Domes
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, tea time, and dinner
Quiswarniyoc to Chaullay Private Camp: Journey through the Salkantay Pass

Day 2: Conquer the Highest Point

  • Challenging Segment: Brace yourself for the most demanding leg of the journey as you cover 20 kilometers and ascend to the trek’s pinnacle at 4,630 meters above sea level.
  • Early Start: Rise and shine with a gentle wake-up call at 5:00 am. Enjoy a revitalizing cup of hot coca tea served by our cooks to kickstart your day before indulging in a hearty breakfast around 5:45 am.
  • Uphill Hike: Embark on a 3 to 4-hour uphill trek at a steady, manageable pace towards the trek’s highest point at 4,630 meters. Marvel at breathtaking mountain vistas, capture memorable photographs, and immerse yourself in the reverence of the Andean mountain gods.
  • Andean Ritual: Participate in a traditional Andean ritual to honor the Apus mountain god, enriching your trekking experience with cultural significance and spiritual connection.
  • Downhill Descent: After this memorable experience, descend for 2 hours before pausing for a well-deserved, mouthwatering lunch amidst the awe-inspiring landscape.
  • Second Campsite: Continue your descent for another 3 hours to reach the second camp, Chaullay, nestled at an altitude of 2,900 meters and marking the gateway to the Peruvian Amazon.
  • Campsite Amenities: Upon arrival at Chaullay, receive camping equipment, hot tea, and a delectable dinner to replenish your energy for the adventures ahead.
  • Optional Extras: Indulge in an optional hot shower for 10 soles, offered by locals, to refresh and rejuvenate after a day of trekking. Enhance your camping experience with refreshing drinks such as beer, soda, and water, available for purchase.

Day 02 trekking Details:

  • Walking Distance: 22 km, approximately 9 hours of hiking
  • Campsite Altitude: 2,900 meters above sea level
  • Difficulty: Challenging day (conquering the highest point at 4,650 meters above sea level)
  • Weather: Warm and windy during the day, with cold nights
  • Accommodations: Mountain Sky Huts
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, tea time, and dinner
Chaullay to Santa Teresa: Journey through Playa Sahuayaco and Indulge in Hot Springs

Day 3: Explore the Enchanting Santa Teresa Valley

  • Morning Refreshment: Awaken to the warmth and beauty of the lush jungle as our cooks serve you a cup of coca tea around 5:30 am to kickstart your day.
  • Scrumptious Breakfast: Indulge in a scrumptious breakfast prepared to fuel your adventure, ensuring you have the energy needed for the day ahead.
  • Hiking Adventure: Set off at 6:30 am on a 5-hour hike through the enchanting Santa Teresa Valley, characterized by the meandering Salkantay River, leading you to Lucmabamba, your lunch destination and the third campsite.
  • Bountiful Plantations: Marvel at the thriving plantations of coffee, bananas, avocados, coca, passion fruit, and more as you traverse through the picturesque valley, immersing yourself in its natural beauty.
  • Optional Hot Springs: After reaching the campsite, enjoy a delightful lunch before embarking on an optional visit to the Colcampayo hot springs in Santa Teresa, accessible via a 1.5-hour car ride.
  • Relaxation and Recreation: Unwind in the pristine, natural waters of the hot springs, indulging in a few hours of relaxation before returning to camp for tea time, a delicious warm dinner, and a cozy group bonfire.
  • Optional Activity Note: Please note that the hot springs activity is optional; if you prefer to relax at the campsite, you are more than welcome to do so.
  • Leisurely Hike: Later in the day, embark on a leisurely 16 km hike lasting around 5 hours, allowing you to explore captivating landscapes and immerse yourself in the warm, tropical climate.
  • Campsite Comfort: Rest and rejuvenate in the comfort of our provided tents, nestled amidst the lush jungle backdrop, ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep after a day of adventure.
  • Nourishing Meals: Throughout the day, indulge in a variety of nourishing meals, including breakfast, lunch, tea time, and dinner, ensuring a delightful culinary experience as you savor the flavors of the Peruvian cuisine amidst the wilderness.

Day 03 trekking Details:

  • Walking Distance: 16 km, approximately 5 hours of hiking
  • Campsite Altitude: 2,100 meters above sea level
  • Difficulty: Easy and relaxing day
  • Weather: Warm, hot, and tropical
  • Accommodations: Sleeping in tents
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, tea time, and dinner
Santa Teresa to Aguas Calientes: Llactapata Trek, Hidroelectrica, and Aguas Calientes Adventure

Day 4: Journey to Llactapata and Aguas Calientes

  • Unique Experience: Prepare for a unique and memorable experience as you visit the captivating Inca site of Llactapata, offering a spectacular view of Machu Picchu from a distinct vantage point.
  • Early Start: Begin your day with an early breakfast around 5:30 am to fuel your adventure-packed day ahead.
  • Trek to Llactapata: From Lucmabamba, embark on a 3-hour uphill trek along the original Inca trail, leading to the enchanting ruins of Llactapata. Marvel at the awe-inspiring views of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Mountain from this historic site.
  • Scenic Descent: After exploring Llactapata, hike downhill for 2 hours towards Hidroelectrica, where a delicious lunch awaits, providing some well-deserved downtime.
  • Final Stretch: The final stretch consists of a 3-hour walk along the train tracks, culminating in your arrival at the charming town of Aguas Calientes.
  • Group Dinner: Gather for a final group dinner at 7:00 pm in a local restaurant in Aguas Calientes, building anticipation for the ultimate reward of visiting Machu Picchu the following day.
  • Hiking Details: On this intense yet rewarding day, you will cover approximately 22 kilometers over the course of 8 hours of hiking. The trek’s difficulty is considered challenging due to the distance and varied terrain.
  • Lodging Altitude: The lodging altitude in Aguas Calientes is 2,000 meters above sea level, providing a comfortable and relatively cooler environment for resting after the day’s hike.
  • Weather Conditions: Expect hot, humid, and tropical weather conditions as you journey through the lush landscapes, ensuring you’re prepared with appropriate attire.
  • Meal Inclusions: Throughout the day, you will be treated to a variety of nutritious and delicious meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, to keep your energy levels high and your spirits lifted as you embark on this unforgettable journey.

Day 04 trekking details:

  • Walking Distance: 22 KM – Approximately 8 hours of hiking
  • Lodging Altitude: 2,000 meters (high) above sea level
  • Difficulty: Challenging and long day
  • Weather: Hot, very humid, and tropical
  • Accommodations: Overnight stay at a hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Machu Picchu - Cusco

Day 5: Machu Picchu Exploration and Return to Cusco

Arrival at Machu Picchu’s Main Gate from Aguas Calientes:

  • Your day begins bright and early at 4:00 am with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Choose between a scenic 1.5-hour hike or a convenient bus ride (costing $12) to reach Machu Picchu’s main gate. The decision can be made on the same day of your visit.

Walking Option from Aguas Calientes:

  • If you choose to walk, your journey starts around 4:30 am from your hotel in Aguas Calientes to Puente Ruinas, a 30-minute walk serving as the first checkpoint.
  • Pass through Puente Ruinas checkpoint, present your Machu Picchu tickets and original passports, then embark on an uphill hike of approximately 1,700 steps, lasting between one to one and a half hours.
  • Upon reaching the main gate of Machu Picchu, meet your group and guide to enter the site and commence your exploration of this ancient Inca citadel.

Bus Option from Aguas Calientes:

  • Purchase a bus ticket in town (either the night before or on the same morning) for $12. Board the first buses departing from Aguas Calientes at 5:30 am.
  • Enjoy a 30-minute bus ride to reach Machu Picchu, where you’ll meet your group and guide around 6:00 am to begin exploring the remarkable ancient Inca city together.

Machu Picchu Guided Tour:

  • Our program includes a Machu Picchu ticket, offering various circuit options based on availability.
  • Upon arrival, an experienced tour guide will lead you on a 2.5-hour guided exploration of the Inca city, sharing insights about its history and significance.
  • After the guided tour, enjoy leisure time to explore on your own or opt for additional activities like hiking Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.

Return Journey to Cusco:

  • Choose between returning by car or train for a smooth and comfortable journey back to Cusco.
  • By Car: Begin your walk from Machu Picchu to Hidroelectrica around 10:30 am for a 3 to 3.5-hour trek. Arrive at Hidroelectrica by 2:00 pm to board the car, departing at 2:30 pm and arriving in Cusco around 9:30 pm.
  • By Train: Walk down to Aguas Calientes or take a bus (for $12) for a 30-minute ride. Catch the train to Ollantaytambo at either 2:30 pm or 2:55 pm, with a transfer arranged to return to Cusco, arriving around 6:30 pm in the city center.

What's Included

What’s Included:

  1. Pre-Trek Briefing: Receive a comprehensive briefing at 7:00 pm the day before departure at the Machu Picchu Reservations office.
  2. Duffle Bag: Pack your belongings, with a limit of 7 kilos, to be carried by horses throughout the trek.
  3. Professional Guides: Benefit from knowledgeable English/Spanish-speaking tour guides throughout the journey.
  4. Chef and Cooking Equipment: Enjoy the expertise of a professional chef and the convenience of all necessary cooking equipment.
  5. Horse Support: Horses are available to carry up to 7 kilos of personal luggage and essential equipment.
  6. Hotel Pickup: Begin your adventure with hassle-free pickup from your hotel in Cusco.
  7. Private Transportation: Travel comfortably with private transportation to the head of the Salkantay trail.
  8. Meals: Indulge in 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners prepared with fresh ingredients to fuel your trekking experience.
  9. Accommodation: Spend 3 nights camping and enjoy 1 night in a hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  10. Mountain Sky Huts: Experience comfort in Mountain Sky Huts featuring thick mattresses, glass doors, night lighting, and panoramic views during the first and second nights.
  11. Personal Comfort: Receive a personal pad (double foam – 2.5 inches thick) and pillows at the first and second camps.
  12. Transportation: Benefit from transportation from La Playa to Santa Teresa and from Santa Teresa to Lucmabamba for the Llactapata trek.
  13. Entrance Ticket: Gain entry to Machu Picchu with included entrance tickets.
  14. Guided Machu Picchu Visit: Explore Machu Picchu with a guided tour to uncover its rich history and significance.
  15. Return Journey: Choose between returning to Cusco by train or by car, depending on your preference.
  16. Dietary Options: Enjoy vegetarian/vegan meal options upon request at no additional charge.
  17. Safety Equipment: Feel secure with provided first-aid equipment and an oxygen bottle for emergencies.

What’s Not Included:

  1. Humantay Lake Entrance Ticket: The entrance ticket to Humantay Lake, charged by the local government of Mollepata, is 20 soles per person.
  2. Sleeping Bag Rental: If you do not have a sleeping bag, you can rent one from us for $10 USD for the entire trek.
  3. Trekking Poles Rental: Trekking poles can be rented from us for $10 USD for a pair for the entire trek if you do not have your own.
  4. Santa Teresa Hot Springs: While visiting the hot springs on the third day afternoon is optional, if you choose to go, the guide will organize local transportation at an additional cost of 30 to 40 soles for round-trip service. The entrance fee for the hot springs is 10 soles, and you can enjoy approximately 2 hours of relaxation.
  5. Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is not included, so we recommend obtaining it independently for your peace of mind.
  6. Extra Expenses: Additional expenses such as a hot shower in the second camp for 10 soles or access to internet wifi for 10 soles are not covered in the tour cost.
  7. Tips: Tips for guides, cooks, and supporting staff are not included but are greatly appreciated as a gesture of gratitude for their excellent service.

Trip Info

Packing List for Salkantay Trek 5 Days:


  • Moisture-wicking T-shirts (long and short-sleeved)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Fleece jacket or sweater
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Hiking pants
  • Shorts
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Hiking socks
  • Undergarments


  • Sturdy hiking boots
  • Camp shoes or sandals


  • Backpack (30-40 liters)
  • Sleeping bag (or rented)
  • Sleeping pad
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat or cap
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm with SPF
  • Personal toiletries
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Trekking poles (or rented)
  • Personal water bottle or hydration system
  • Snacks (energy bars, nuts, etc.)


  • Passport (required for Machu Picchu entry)
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Cash (for tips, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories
  • Portable charger or power bank
  • Ziplock bags (for waterproofing)
  • Plastic bags (for trash)
  • Optional: journal, book, or entertainment device

Note: Pack light and prioritize essentials. Keep in mind the weight limit for personal belongings carried by horses during the trek.

Pricing for Salkantay Trek 5 Days, 4 Nights (Group Service) – 2024 Season:

Salkantay Trek Return Options:

  • By Car:
    • Student: $210 USD
    • Adult: $230 USD
  • By Train:
    • Student: $279 USD
    • Adult: $299 USD

Additional Enhancements:

  • Huayna Picchu Mountain: $60 USD (subject to availability)
  • Machu Picchu Mountain: $60 USD (subject to availability)
  • Sleeping Bag Rental: $10 USD (for the entire trek)
  • Trekking Poles Rental: $10 USD (one pair for the entire trek)
  • Upgrade to Vistadome – Panoramic Train: $35 USD (for train return option)

Student Price:


  • Original PVC student ID issued by a university
  • ID with university information, student name, picture, and valid expiration date within one year
  • Applicable for students aged 25 or younger
  • International Student Identification Card (ISIC) not valid
  • Only original student ID meeting Peruvian government requirements accepted

Application Process:

  • Email photos of both sides of student ID to gotreksperu@gmail.com when booking
  • Student discount eligibility void if not submitted with booking

Frequently Asked Questions about the Salkantay Trek 5-Day Tour

  1. What is the Salkantay Trek, and why is it popular? The Salkantay Trek is a renowned hiking route leading to Machu Picchu, offering breathtaking scenery, including snow-capped mountains, lush jungles, and Inca ruins. Its popularity stems from its challenging yet rewarding nature, providing adventurers with an unforgettable experience.
  2. How difficult is the Salkantay Trek? The Salkantay Trek is considered moderately challenging, with varying terrain and altitude changes. While no technical climbing skills are required, participants should be in good physical condition and prepared for long, uphill hikes.
  3. What is the best time of year to do the Salkantay Trek? The dry season from May to September is typically the best time to undertake the Salkantay Trek, as rainfall is minimal, and the weather is generally clear. However, treks are available year-round, each season offering unique experiences.
  4. What should I pack for the Salkantay Trek? Essential items include sturdy hiking boots, weather-appropriate clothing (layers are key), a backpack, sunscreen, insect repellent, a refillable water bottle, and a camera. Additionally, consider packing altitude sickness medication and personal toiletries.
  5. Are permits required for the Salkantay Trek? Unlike the classic Inca Trail, permits are not required for the Salkantay Trek. However, entrance tickets to Machu Picchu and other associated fees are necessary. Your tour operator will handle these arrangements.
  6. What is the accommodation like during the trek?Accommodation varies depending on the tour package but may include camping in tents or staying in mountain lodges or eco-lodges along the route.
  7. Is altitude sickness a concern on the Salkantay Trek?Altitude sickness is a potential concern during the trek due to the high elevations reached. Proper acclimatization in Cusco before starting the journey is crucial, along with maintaining hydration throughout the trek. Your tour operator will offer guidance on preventing and managing altitude sickness effectively.
  8. How physically fit do I need to be for the Salkantay Trek?While the Salkantay Trek is challenging, it is accessible to most active individuals with basic hiking experience. Regular exercise and cardiovascular fitness will enhance your experience, but there’s no need to be an elite athlete.
  9. Can I customize my Salkantay Trek experience? Many tour operators offer customizable options, allowing you to tailor the trek to your preferences. Whether you want to add extra days, include specific activities, or modify the itinerary, discuss your options with your tour operator to create your ideal adventure.
  10. What safety measures are in place during the Salkantay Trek? Safety is a top priority for tour operators, who provide experienced guides, emergency equipment, and communication devices. Guides are trained in wilderness first aid and are equipped to handle various situations, ensuring a safe and enjoyable trekking experience.

Travel Guide: Salkantay Trek 5 Days

Introduction: Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the breathtaking landscapes of the Salkantay Trail, a journey that culminates with a visit to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. This 5-day trek offers an immersive experience in nature, cultural encounters, and a glimpse into the rich history of the Incas. From towering mountain peaks to lush jungles, each day presents a new and awe-inspiring landscape to explore.

Day 1: Cusco to Soraypampa

  • Departure from Cusco around 5:15 am.
  • Breakfast in the charming village of Mollepata.
  • Drive to Soraypampa, the starting point of the trek.
  • Uphill hike to Humantay Lake, a stunning turquoise gem nestled in the Andean mountains.
  • Descend to Quiswarniyoc private campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Soraypampa to Chaullay

  • Early morning wake-up call and breakfast.
  • Trek to the highest point of the trek at 4,630 meters.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Descend to Chaullay campsite through diverse landscapes.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Chaullay.

Day 3: Chaullay to Lucmabamba

  • Breakfast at camp.
  • Hike through the Santa Teresa Valley, passing by lush plantations.
  • Lunch at Lucmabamba campsite.
  • Optional visit to the Colcampayo hot springs.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Lucmabamba.

Day 4: Lucmabamba to Aguas Calientes

  • Early breakfast followed by a trek to Llactapata ruins.
  • Explore the ancient Inca site with stunning views of Machu Picchu.
  • Descend to Hidroelectrica and enjoy lunch.
  • Walk along the train tracks to Aguas Calientes.
  • Check-in at the hotel and free time to explore the town.
  • Group dinner in Aguas Calientes.

Day 5: Machu Picchu Exploration and Return to Cusco

  • Early morning departure to Machu Picchu.
  • Choose between hiking or taking a bus to Machu Picchu entrance.
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu.
  • Free time to explore the site or hike Huayna Picchu/Machu Picchu Mountain (optional).
  • Return to Aguas Calientes and depart for Cusco by train or car.

Tips for a Memorable Trek:

  1. Pack light and prioritize essentials.
  2. Stay hydrated and carry snacks for energy.
  3. Dress in layers to accommodate changing weather conditions.
  4. Listen to your body and take breaks as needed.
  5. Respect the environment and follow Leave No Trace principles.

Embark on this epic journey and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Andes, the spirit of the Incas, and the magic of Machu Picchu.

Why Choose Go Treks Peru for the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days Tour

At Go Treks Peru, we offer a wide range of outdoor adventures, including the Salkantay Trek, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu tours, and day hiking trips like Rainbow Mountain Hike and Humantay Lake. Additionally, we provide alternative trekking options such as the Inca Jungle Trail and Choquequirao Trek. Whether you prefer guided or supported trips, glass igloo-based tours, or camping-based tours, we have something for everyone.

Our tours are all-inclusive and expert-led, allowing our guests to focus 100% on the trip experience without worrying about planning, packing, permits, or tickets. With exceptional and personalized service, we ensure that every aspect of your journey is taken care of, earning us a 5-star rating on TripAdvisor, Google, and other social networks.

For travelers who love adventure and exploration, Go Treks Peru is the ultimate choice in Cusco. Join us for an unforgettable experience surrounded by the stunning landscapes of Peru’s ancient wonders.

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