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Trek Salkantay Machu Picchu 4D/3N

Trek Salkantay Machu Picchu 4D/3N

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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days Trekking, many trails from the Inca period join the Vilcabamba Mountain Range, which surrounds Machu Picchu. The highest point is the Incachiriasca pass. From the Alps’ peaks and snowy peaks, we descend into the cloud forest to go to the lost city nestled on a cliff, Machu Picchu.


  • Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa.
  • Day 2: Soraypampa- Challway.
  • Day 3: Challway – Santa Teresa Hydroelectric – Aguas Calientes.
  • Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco.

Sites to visit

  • Cusco , Mollepata, Soraypampa.
  • Challway.
  • Santa Teresa
  • Hydroelectric – Aguas Calientes.
  • Machu Picchu

Tour Details

  • Type of tour: Walking/hiking, cultural, adventurous.
  • Recommended for: Those in moderate physical shape or better.
  • Difficulty: Challenging due to elevation.
  • Considerations: The Salkantay Mountain Trek follows a different route than our classic 5-day Salkantay trek. The first night’s camp is near.
  • Salkantay. On the third day, we will hike the first day of the Classic Inca Trail.

Trek Salkantay Machupicchu


The Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu is one of the most famous treks in Cusco and is undoubtedly the best alternative route to experience the original Inca trails. This hike takes you through many different types of landscapes. You will have the best opportunity to see the typical Andean landscape up to the snow-capped mountains, down to the tropical forests and finally even venture into the dense jungle. If you are thinking of doing a trekking trip to Machu Picchu and want to be off the beaten path, close to Andean communities and appreciate the beautiful and diverse nature of Peru, the Salkantay Trek is highly recommended.


Day 1: Cusco - Mollepata - Soraypampa.

At 4:30 a.m. we will pick you up from your hotel to start our trip to Mollepata where we will have breakfast, from here we start our hike. Then we continue by the same transport to Challacancha. Then we continue by the same transport to Challacancha. Here we can have lunch, we will have 3 hours to explore the Humantay lagoon, on the way back to the camp we will have dinner and rest for the second day.

  • Accommodation: Camp.
  • Food: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Maximum altitude: 5,200 masl.
  • Transportation: Hike.
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Day 2: Soraypampa- Challway.

The next day starts at 5:00 am. After having breakfast, we start the walk towards the Salkantay pass for 4 hours approx. Later, we descend for 2 hours to Arayanniyoq where lunch awaits us and sfter we get rest for a few minutes. Then, continue to the camp for 3 hours to the town of Chauwllay.

  • Accommodation: Camp.
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Maximum altitude: 3,500 masl.
  • Transportation: Walk.
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Day 3: Challway - Santa Teresa Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes.

The next day starts at 6:00 am after breakfast. We continue our journey to Santa Teresa an we are having lunch there. Then, continuing to hydroelectric. In the afternoon, we continue our 3-hour walk along the side of the railway to the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu).

Upon reaching the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu), we will move to our hostel where we will spend the third night there. In the evening we are having dinner in a tourist restaurant. Here, our guide will give you directions for the next day’s tour to Machu Picchu.

  • Accommodation: Hotel according to Choice.
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Maximum altitude: 5,200 meters above sea level.
  • Transportation: Walk.
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Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Cusco.

At dawn at 4:30 a.m. you will have breakfast at your respective lodges, then you will begin the hike of approximately 2 hours until you reach the control point at 6:00 a.m. Here we will begin the tour for a time of 2 hours with the guide inside the historic center of Machu Picchu. Then we continue with our 1 hour hike to Machu Picchu mountain (entrance time from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.). Afterwards (1:00 p.m or 2:00 p.m) we will descend to the village of Machu Picchu to take the train back (Inca Rail) to Ollantaytambo and take the bus to the city of Cusco.

Trek Salkantay Machu Picchu 4D/3N


  • Pick up from your hotel in Cusco.
  • Transportation From Cusco to Mollepata – Challacancha.
  • Professional bilingual guide.
  • Cook.
  • Horseman and Horse for the transport of Camping Equipment.
  • 3 Breakfast / 3 Lunch / 3 Dinners.
  • Sleeping tents.
  • 01 night in Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu.
  • Return train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo (at available times).

No Included

  • Saddle Horse.
  • The first breakfast.
  • Last lunch and last dinner.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu.
  • Round Trip Bus ( US$ 24 Up and Down ).
  • Entrance fee to Salkantay (10 soles per person).
  • Extra porter or horses.


  • Bring a small backpack for the Salkantay – Machu Picchu trek.
  • Flashlight for the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu.
  • Mosquito repellent for travel.
  • Sunscreen for travel.
  • Sunglasses for travel to Machu Picchu.
  • Passport and student card if you have one.
  • Extra money for travel.

How to Get

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

This is one of the most popular trails for adventurers looking for outdoor adventures, where you can enjoy the different attractions of the route:

The Humantay Lagoon:

The Humantay Lagoon is one of the main attractions of Cusco, located at 4200 meters above sea level, at the foot of the Nevado Humantay, what makes it attractive is the turquoise color of the lagoon from where you can closely observe the mountain ranges and the valley of Soraypampa.

Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu is one of the 7 Wonders of the world, which has several access to reach, among the most important is the Inca Trail 4 days, Choquequirarao trek, Inca Jungle and Salkantay trek 4 days to Machu Picchu.

Within Salkantay trek 4 days to Machu Picchu we will cross the Andes and the tropical jungle and the plantations of fruits and coffee, where we will be able to be participants of some traditions and customs.

Why choose Andino Tours Peru


We are a travel agency tour operator located in the city of Cusco, we have tourism professionals dedicated to quality service.

Our team is integrated by professionals with experience and responsibility to meet each of the requirements of our passengers and offer the best moments and unforgettable trips during their estimated travel time.


Our company is legally constituted for more than 3 years in the market, we are registered in SUNARP and SUNAT, as regulatory authorities of commerce in Peru, as well as registered in the GERCETUR-CUSCO as tour operators and retail travel agency. We have also received the certification as Licensees of the PERU BRAND, and registered in PROMPERU and IPERU.
In order to provide the best service to our customers we are in constant search of certifications that endorse us as a travel agency 100% recommendable.


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