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Salkantay Trek 5 Days

5Days & 4 Nights
from US$299 per person
Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days / 4 Nights

Salkantay trek 5 days – If you are looking to disconnect from the city, test your endurance, visit places that will captivate you and leave you amazed, the salkantay trek to machu picchu 5 days is one of those experiences that you must live; since, it will allow you to enter a beautiful and sacred path that the Incas walked a long time ago.

The hike to Salkankay 5 days is one of the most exciting activities and out of the ordinary, since the tour will show you beautiful panoramic views, the imposing turquoise day Humantay Lake and huge mountains where in its flora abound orchids, bromeliads, and in its fauna you can appreciate the majestic condor, chinchillas, the Andean fox and the peculiar spectacled bear.

The Salkantay mountain is a sacred mountain, full of beautiful routes that test hikers, mountaineers, extreme sports and nature lovers, as it is the highest point of the Vilcabamba mountain range with 6264 meters above sea level.

During the 5-day Salkantay trek you will cover 70 km until you reach Machu Picchu, with a temperature that goes from 1 C° in the highest parts of the mountain to approximately 26 C° when you get closer to the jungle.

During your hike from Salkantay to Machu Picchu you will visit the snowy Salkantay, which is located at an altitude of 4600 meters high, the jungle of Cusco and the town of Santa Teresa which is at 1550 meters, and to culminate with the Salkantay 5 day hike you will visit the town of Aguas Calientes, where you can replenish your energy in its hot springs and then drive to the imposing city of Machu Picchu.

Finally, remember that this journey through the Salkantay trail to Machu Picchu has a moderate to challenging difficulty, therefore, before venturing to explore and learn about this treasure that Cusco offers to tourists and locals, you should be in good physical condition to enjoy the Salkantay hike to the fullest.


  • DAY 1 Cusco to Quiswarniyoc Private Camp: Soraypampa, day Humantay Lake Exploration
  • DAY 2  through the Salkantay Pass to Chaullay
  • DAY 3 Chaullay to Lucmabamba: Journey through Playa Sahuayaco and Include Hot Springs in Santa Teresa Town
  • DAY 4 Lucmabamba to Aguas Calientes: Llactapata Trek, Hidroelectrica, and Aguas Calientes Adventure
  • DAY 5 Machu Picchu – Cusco


  • Salkantay Peak, The second-highest peak in the Cuzco region with breathtaking views and a height of 6,271 meters (20,574 feet) some daring mountaineers often climb it.
  • Humantay Lake: A beautiful lake located in the foothills of Humantay, which also includes a hike on the first day and has spectacular views where you can take amazing pictures.
  • Private camp: We have a private camp made of igloos and thatch and a panoramic roof where you can observe the majestic peak of Salkantay.
  • Salkantay Pass: Is at an altitude of (4630 masl – 15250 ft) and the Inca Pass (5100 masl – 16,732 ft) both have incredible views.
  • Jungle Edge : Go into the jungle where you can taste typical fruits of the place as passion fruit, bananas, avocado, tumbo a fruit similar to passion fruit, tomato fruit, and to culminate the tour of the coffee.
  • Archaeological center of Llactapata: Embark on the 4th day on the original Inca Trail to the ruins of Llactapata to have an exciting view and perspective of Machu Picchu and to know the history of the place and surroundings.
  • Qoqalmayo Thermal Baths: On the 4th day we will have the opportunity to visit these thermal baths after a few days of arduous trekking will be sensational.
  • Machu Picchu: Every day will be great and beautiful but definitely the 5th day will be the most spectacular as we will visit a wonder of the world.
Tour Price 5 Days Tour 4 Nights
Salkantay Trek 5 Days Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days / 4 Nights
Price From
$ 210 per Person


Stude: 210 USA

Adult: 230 USA


Stude: 279 USA

Adult: 299 USA

Group SizeUp to 12
Activity LevelChallenging
Trip StylesHiking
Lodging TypeCamps, Hotel

Trip details


  • Start point: Cusco, hotel pick up from 4:30 to 5:00 am
  • Ending point: Cusco city
  • Duration: 5 days – 4 nights
  • Departure: Daily departures
  • Group size: 2 Up to 10
  • Duffle Bag: Included (7 kg capacity)
  • Machu Picchu tickets: included in the package
  • Meals included: 5 Breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Vegetarian/vegan: Food available upon request at no extra charge
  • Free storage: Available
  • High season: From April to October

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