SALKANTAY TO MACHU PICCHU 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHT
DEPARTURES: EVERYDAY TOUR LENGTH: 4 days and 3 nights PERIOD: March through October Day 1: CUSCO -MOLLEPATA – WAYRACPATA (L)(D) Pick up time from the hotel at 4:00 a.m. to head towards Mollepata where we will arrive after a 2 and a half hours trip we'll have breakfast in here and afterwards continue to Soraypampa after a 30 minutes rest and finish loading the mules we'll start hiking through Pampa Salkantay heading towards the Umantay white peak located close to the Salkantay mountain. We'll arrive to the highest point Salkantay pass at 4800 m.a.s.l. In this place we will observe glaciers and snow capped mountains then we'll be heading to Wayracpata, where we will camp for the night. L/D. Day 2: WAYRAPATA – LA PLAYA (SAWAYACO) – SANTA TERESA (B)(L)(D) Early in the morning (6:00 a.m.) we'll have breakfast and then continue with the trek this day we'll appreciate the change of landscape and weather we'll observe a wide variety of flora, medicinal plants, orchids and more. We'll pass through the Arrayanpata, Chaullay, Collpapampa villages. In this area also called the cloud forest we'll be able to see cascades, fruit trees and dense vegetation, we'll arrive to a village called La Playa where we will rest and have lunch then we'll continue with the trek afterwards we'll board a transportation to our last camping site Santa Teresa. Close to this village it will be possible for us to enjoy the Cocalmayu hot springs. Dinner and Overnight. Day 3: SANTA TERESA – HYDROELECTRIC - AGUAS CALIENTES (B)(L)(D) After breakfast we'll walk for approximately 3 hours from Santa Teresa to Hydroelectric we'll see the Urubamba valley and waterfalls close to the Hydroelectric camp. Once we arrive to the Hydroelectric train station we'll have lunch and wait for the local train departing at 4pm. we'll board this train to Aguas Calientes where we will rest in a comfortable lodge afterwards we'll have our last dinner. Day 4: MACHUPICCHU (D) We'll have breakfast at 6.00 a.m. then we'll board the bus up to the Machupicchu city where we will have a two hours tour. Included: Pick up from your hotel Transfer Mollepata to Soraypampa in private transportation. Transfer from La Playa to Santa Teresa. Hostel in Aguas Calientes (basic). Entrance ticket to Machupicchu. Bus R/T Up and Down the Inca city. Train tickets Hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes. English speaking guide (bilingual guide) Meals 3 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 3 Dinners. Snack: everyday Four people tents, double occupancy. Mats First aid kit Oxygen bottle Return train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco. No included: Sleeping bag Breakfast the 1st day, Lunch and dinner the last day. Entrance tickets to the hot springs Extra horse Tips