Salkantay Trek: 5-Day Adventure - AdventureTripr


Salkantay Trek: 5-Day Adventure

duration: 5 days

difficulty: Moderate

group size: 12

experience: Intermediate


Experience the ultimate adventure with our 5-day Salkantay Trek, a journey that starts from the historic city of Cusco and takes you through diverse landscapes, from the serene Humantay Lake to the rugged heights of Salkantay Pass. Traverse cloud forests, explore organic coffee farms, and enjoy stunning views of Machu Picchu from your campsite. Each day promises new challenges and unforgettable sights, culminating in a sunrise visit to the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu, all while enjoying the comfort of well-planned campsites and a final night in a cozy hotel. Join us for an adventure that blends natural beauty, cultural richness, and the thrill of high-altitude trekking  

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Day 1: Journey to Salkantay Pampa

Distance: 10 miles, Duration: 8hrs  

Begin your Salkantay Trek with a morning pick-up from your hotel in Cusco. Travel approximately 3 hours to the trailhead. After a hearty breakfast, start your hike to Soraypampa, enjoying scenic views along the way. After lunch, hike up to Humantay Lake at 13,779 feet, and set up camp near Salkantay Mountain at 13,615 feet.  

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All meals
Admission fees
Personal gear
Guide fees
Luggage transfers


Alcoholic beverages
Travel insurance
Airport transfer
International flights
Domestic flights
Local guide
Some meals

Do not forget to arrange for the requisite passport, visa and travel insurance, if you are booking an international trip.

We try our best to ensure accurate and up-to-date guide information, but in some cases this may change due to emergencies or other unforeseen guide scheduling challenges. In any case, another highly-rated, certified guide with similar experience would lead your trip and you will be kept informed of any such case.

Cancellation Policy

* You will receive a full refund minus $100 cancellation fee. For our full cancellation policy, see our Terms & Conditions


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$750 USD