Humantay Lake
Salkantay-trek
Caminata Salkantay a Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu - Private Service

Humantay Lake
Salkantay-trek
Caminata Salkantay a Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu
Humantay Lake
Salkantay-trek
Caminata Salkantay a Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu - Private Service

ACCOMMODATION
tent & hotel
GROUP SIZE
12
MAX. ALTITUDE
15,190 ft.
LEVEL
Moderate
  • Humantay Lake
  • Soraypampa
  • Salkantay Pass
  • Machu Picchu

EXPLORE GRANDEUR, CONQUER CHALLENGE: THE SALKANTAY TREK AWAITS YOU

We dare you to complete some of the most spectacular trekking routes in the world. The Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu offers you the opportunity to connect deeply with the magic of the Peruvian Andes. Each day of this exciting trek presents challenges that will push you to excel, and every step you take will be worth it as you witness breathtaking scenery on the Salkantay trail. You will be rewarded with the amazing Inca citadel, Machu Picchu, one of the world’s seven wonders today. This experience will be engraved in your memory forever, as an indelible memory of your courageous and extraordinary adventure after booking the Salkantay trek tour.

 


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FLEXIBILITY WHEN BOOKING WITH WAMAN ADVENTURES

  • Book only paying 30% or 20% of the total cost.
  • Book with an open date throughout 2024 and 2025 (Not applicable to the Inca Trail).
  • We offer daily departures throughout 2024 and 2025.
  • Replaces traveler or Modify travel date up to 45 days in advance (Not applicable to the Inca Trail).
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

SUMMARY

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 5 DAY SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU

  • National Geographic Adventure ranked it as one of the top 25 best trekking routes in the world.
  • A true alternative to the famous Inca Trail because it combines nature and culture in a single tour.
  • Travel through breathtaking and amazing landscapes in the Peruvian Andes’ hearth.
  • Renew your energy and connect with yourself in the imposing Salkantay mountain.
  • Private group experiences, either with friends or family, offer the perfect opportunity to forge deep and lasting bonds.
  • Immortalize the most memorable moments with photographs that capture the essence of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

05 Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu – Private Service

If you are looking for a more challenging and exciting way to reach the impressive site of Machu Picchu, there is no doubt that the Salkantay trek is the perfect choice for you. This unique and wonderful experience offers you an exceptional combination of culture and nature. The Salkantay trail takes you 70 kilometers/ 43 miles through amazing landscapes, fascinating archaeological sites, and historic sites.

It does not matter whether you are looking to strengthen bonds between friends or enjoy quality time in the company of your family while exploring the majestic Peruvian Andes, the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu – Private Service is exactly what you need. Being part of this adventure with your family and friends will allow you to connect with the rich heritage of these mountains which have witnessed an ancient history and are imbued with unique energy.

ITINERARY QUICK LOOK

  • Day 01:  CUSCO – MOLLEPATA -SORAYPAMPA – HUMANTAY LAKE – SORAYPAMPA

Overnight: Camping in Soraypampa

  • Day 02:  SORAYPAMPA – SALKANTAY PASS- CHAULLAY

Overnight: Camping in Chaullay

  • Day 03:  CHAULLAY – LA PLAYA SAHUAYACO – LUCMABAMBA

Overnight: Camping in Lucmabamba

  • Day 04: LUCMABAMBA – LLACTAPATA- HIDROELECTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES

Overnight: Hotel in Aguas Calientes

  • Day 05: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO

WE OFFER DAILY DEPARTURES!

Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO - MOLLEPATA - SORAYPAMPA

The highlight of the day: The crystal clear Humantay Lake, a natural beauty surrounded by majestic snow-capped mountains such as Humantay and Salkantay, behold its beauty firsthand!

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu Humantay Lake

The first day of the Salkantay 5 day Trek starts early. At 4:30 a.m., our private transportation will pick you up at your hotel in Cusco. The 2-hour drive to Mollepata town will allow you to rest and prepare for the trek. At Mollepata (2,900 m.a.s.l./ 9,514 ft), we will do some final shopping before continuing to Challacancha, the starting point of the Salkantay Trek 5 day. At Challacancha (3,800 m.a.s.l./12,467 ft), we will meet the support team and load our luggage onto horses and mules.

At approximately 9:00 a.m., we will begin the trek to Soraypampa and spend the first night there. Throughout the journey, we will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Vilcabamba’s mountain range. Upon arrival at Soraypampa (3,900 m.a.s.l./9,514 ft), our team will prepare a delicious lunch for us. Then, we will embark on a 3-hour hike to Humantay Lake, a beautiful lake located 4,200 m.a.s.l./ 13,779 ft. After exploring the lake, we will return to Soraypampa, have dinner, and enjoy the starry sky.

  • Trekking distance: 12 km/7. 45 mi.
  • Estimated trekking time: 6 hours.
  • Starting altitude: 3, 350 m.a.s.l./10, 990 ft.
  • Camp elevation: 3, 900 m.a.s.l./ 12, 795 ft.
  • Highest altitude: 4,200 m.a.s.l./ 13,779 ft.
  • Difficulty level: Challenging.
  • Overnight: Camping at Soraypampa.
  • Meals: Lunch and dinner.
DAY 2: SORAYPAMPA - CHALLWAY

Highlight of the day: You will reach the highest point of the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu! You have conquered the Salkantay pass challenge!

Salkantay Pampa Caminata Salkantay a Machu Picchu

The second day of the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu begins early, with a nutritious breakfast to prepare us for the trek. At approximately 7:00 a.m., we will begin the trek to Salkantaypampa, where we will enjoy the spectacular landscapes of snow-capped peaks and rugged mountains.

From Salkantaypampa (4,100 m.a.s.l./13,451 ft.) we will ascend to the highest point of the Salkantay Trek, the Salkantay Pass, at 4,630 m.a.s.l./15,190 ft. From the top, we will have breathtaking views of Salkantay Mountain, the second highest peak in Cusco. After enjoying the views, we will descend to Huayracmachay (3,912 m.a.s.l./12,824 ft) and have lunch in that area.

To reach Chaullay (2,920 m.a.s.l./9,580 ft), the overnight camp, we will cross the pre-mountain and cloud forest area. As soon as we arrive at the camp, we will have dinner and rest for our third day of trekking, and start it with the best energy possible.

  • Trekking distance: 22 km / 13.7 mi.
  • Estimated trekking time: 9 hours.
  • Starting altitude: 3,900 m.a.s.l./12,795 ft.
  • Camp elevation: 2,920 m.a.s.l./9,580 ft.
  • Highest altitude: 4,630 m.a.s.l/15,190 ft.
  • Difficulty level: Tough.
  • Overnight: Camping at Chaullay.
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
DAY 3: CHALLWAY - LA PLAYA - LUCMABAMBA

Highlights of the day: Entering into the lush jungle that is home to a wide variety of plants and animals.

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

After enjoying breakfast at 7:00 a.m., we will begin our descent to Sahuayaco (2,064 m.a.s.l./6,771 ft), a journey that lasts approximately 5 hours. Along this trail, you will have the opportunity to contemplate unique panoramas and the variety of flora and fauna that characterize this region. Keep your eyes peeled and fingers crossed, as this environment is home to the emblematic “Andean Cock-of-the-Rock“, Peru’s national bird. If you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of it in its natural habitat.

Reaching to Playa Sahuayaco and enjoying lunch, we will continue our Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu in 5 days / 4 nights to our third day camp, which is located at Lucmabamba (2,000 m.a.s.l./6,561 ft).

  • Trekking distance: 18 km / 11.19 mi.
  • Estimated hiking time: 6 hours.
  • Starting altitude: 2,920 m.a.s.l./9,514 ft.
  • Camp elevation: 2,000 m.a.s.l./6,561 ft.
  • Highest altitude: 2,920 meters / 9,514 ft.
  • Difficulty level: Moderate.
  • Overnight: Camping.
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
DAY 4: LUCMABAMBA - LLAPTAPATA -HIDROELECTRICA - AGUAS CALIENTES

Highlights of the day: You will have the opportunity to explore the impressive archaeological site of Llactapata! You will be the envy of all your Instagram followers with your photos of this mysterious location.

Caminata Salkantay a Machu Picchu Caminata Salkantay a Machu Picchu

The fourth and final day of the Salkantay trail begins with a delicious and nutritious breakfast. At approximately 8:00 a.m., we will take part in Peru’s famous Inca Trail which will lead us to the archaeological site of Llaqtapata (2,702 m.a.s.l./8,865 ft). Here, we will explore a beautiful archaeological site that connects Sayacmarka and Machu Picchu. Then, we begin the two-hour descent to the hydroelectric power plant.

Continuing our journey from the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, a three-hour walk will take us to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the night in a comfortable three-star hotel. Aguas Calientes has a variety of restaurants where we will celebrate our accomplishment of completing the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu after leaving our luggage at the hotel.

  • Trekking distance: 17 km / 10.6 miles.
  • Estimated trekking time: 7 hours.
  • Starting altitude: 2,000 m.a.s.l./6, 561 ft.
  • Camp elevation: 2, 050 m.a.s.l / 6,571 ft.
  • Highest altitude: 2,702 m.a.s.l./8,865 ft.
  • Difficulty level: Light.
  • Overnight: Three-star hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
DAY 5: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO

Today’s highlight: Your final reward awaits. Today you will see Machu Picchu!

Machu Picchu Machu Picchu

The last day of the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu 5 days begins early, at 7:00 a.m., taking one of the first buses to Machu Picchu. This choice allows us to be the first to enter the site, enjoying the tranquility and avoiding crowds, while observing the wonderful sunrise. The estimated guided time inside this wonderful place is 2 hours and during this time you will explore Machu Picchu, learning more about the history, and the Inca culture.

We suggest ascending Huayna Picchu after the guided tour (subject to the availability of permits and entrance fees). This ascent, which takes between 1 to 1 ½ hours, will reward you with a spectacular and exceptional view of Machu Picchu from the heights. At the end of our visit, we will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes town. From there you will have several options to have lunch, and then we will go to take the train that will lead you back to Ollantaytambo, and finally, the company’s transportation will bring you back to Cusco. Tre Salkantay Peru ends in Cusco city.

Activity description: Guided tour in Machu Picchu.  If you have the necessary entrance tickets, you can hike to “Huayna Picchu” or “Machu Picchu Mountain”.

  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Meals: Breakfast

INCLUSIONS

05 DAY SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU INCLUDES:

  • Briefing
    • A briefing with your guide will take place at your hotel two days before the trek begins.
  • A well-trained staff
    • An experienced bilingual tour guide.
    • Assistant tour guide (groups larger than 9).
    • Professional cooks.
    • Expert horsemen(will use mules for carrying camping equipment).
  • Best equipment
    • Camping equipment (EUREKA and DOITE).
    • Fully equipped and functional dining tent.
    • Duffle bag (for carrying your belongings).
    • Inflatable mattresses or sleeping mats (Therm-a-Rest or REI).
    • Portable toilet.
  • Medical kit
    • First aid kit.
    • Oxygen bottles.
  • Permits and Entrance Tickets
    • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • Accommodation
    • 3 nights in comfortable and spacious tents.
    • Hotel in Aguas Calientes on the fourth day.
  • Food and beverages
    • 4 breakfasts.
    • 4 lunches.
    • 4 happy hours.
    • 4 dinners.
    • Water for trekking (the first 4 hours of day 1 is on your own).
    • Please inform our booking partners of your dietary preferences.
  • Transportation
    • Private transportation from Cusco to Challacancha.
    • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (round trip).
    • Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
    • Private transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

05 DAY SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu mountain: $ 85.00 USD.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu mountain: $ 85.00 USD.
  • Sleeping bag (rent with us).
  • Trekking poles (rent with us).
  • Breakfast on the first day.
  • Lunch and dinner on the fifth day.
  • Travel insurance (it is recommended to purchase travel insurance during your tour).
  • Tips.

Packing list

PACKING LIST FOR THE SALKANTAY TREK

Here´s the essential items guide to pack for your adventure.

ESSENTIAL

  • Original physical passport.
  • Student ID card (ISIC).
  • Extra money (peruvian soles).
  • Water bottle or camelbak.
  • Medication for allergies (personal medication).
  • Sunscreen (SPF 70+).
  • Hat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Insect repellent.

CLOTHING

  • Waterproof trekking shoes.
  • Long sleeve T-shirts.
  • Trekking pants.
  • Trekking shorts.
  • Waterproof jacket.
  • Warm jacket.
  • Socks
  • Gloves
  • Wool hat (covering your ears)
  • Underwear
  • Long merino wool undershirt
  • Rain poncho or raincoat
  • Swimwear
  • Sandals or light shoes

EQUIPMENT

  • Trekking poles (rent with us).
  • Sleeping bag (rent with us).
  • Duffle bag (provided by us).
  • Backpack day.

RECOMMENDED

  • Power bank
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Waterproof bags for clothes/camera
  • Snacks (Nuts, electrolytes, energy bars)
  • Camera
  • Headlamp
  • PackTowl Personal
  • Anesthetic cream for knees/sore body parts
  • Wet wipes
  • Notepad and pen
  • Painkiller

Prices

SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU – PRIVATE SERVICE

NUMBER OF PEOPLE PRICE PER PERSON ACTION
*02 people US$ 780.00
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*02 people US$ 750.00
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*03 people US$ 720.00
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*05- 08 people US$ 630.00
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****Daily departures with a minimum of 02 people ****

Discounts for the Salkantay 5 day trek:

  • Children under 16 years old: US$ 35.00 Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking the tour.
  • Student Discount (24 years old maximum): US$ 35.00 The Student Discount applies to anyone who has a valid UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD at the time of the hike and is between 17 and 24 years old. To access the discount, we require a copy of the card at the time of booking. For those booking 17 and under, we require a copy of your passport at the time of booking. Please send everything to info@wamanadventures.com.

Extra Services

SERVICE

PRICE

 Trekking poles  $ 15.00
Sleeping bag  $ 25.00
 Single supplement  $ 70.00
 Additional night at 3 star hotel  $ 85.00

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FAQS

What is the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu?

The Salkantay trek is a popular trekking route, the best selling version being the Salkantay trek 5 days and 4 nights ending in Machu Picchu. The Salkantay trek 5 days offers more spectacular views of the Andes and the Amazon jungle, crossing the Vilcabamba mountain range, home of the Salkantay mountain, and the second highest in Cusco.

What to expect on Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

The Salkantay Trek offers an unforgettable adventure experience in the majestic Peruvian Andes. During the Salkantay Trail, you can expect exciting challenges and unforgettable rewards as you traverse breathtaking landscapes ranging from snow-capped mountains to lush rainforests. In addition, you will connect with local culture and explore fascinating archaeological sites on the way to Machu Picchu.

How does the Salkantay trek compare to the Inca Trail?

Both are very similar hikes due to: visiting archaeological sites before reaching Machu Picchu, traveling along original Inca trails, having identical flora and fauna, similar difficulty levels, passing through breathtaking landscapes, etc.

Is Salkantay trek better than Inca Trail?

Both recover in different places. This answer depends on 2 important points:

  • If the client wants to see more archaeological sites on the route, the Inca Trail is the most appropriate option.
  • If the client is focused on walking in the Andes and overcoming challenges, the Salkantay trek is the right option.

Note: There is a difference, the price.

Where does Salkantay trek start and finish?

Our tour starts once we pick you up from your hotel, and also ends in the city of Cusco, specifically at the hotel where you were picked up. If we talk about the trek of the tour, it starts in Challacancha and ends in Machu Picchu!

What is the best time to do the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu 5 days?

The best time to do the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is in the dry season, which runs from May to October. During this time, weather conditions are more favorable, cause there is less rain and humidity around cloud forest and the trekking challenges.

How difficult is the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

The Salkantay trek 5 days to Machu Picchu is rated with a difficulty level of “challenging”. Along the route, there are daily hikes of several hours through mountainous, rocky, windy, and wet terrain. Bearing in mind, the highest trek’s altitude is 4630 m.a.s.l./15,157 ft.

How to prepare for the Salkantay trek 5 days?

Preparing for the challenging Salkantay Trek involves getting physically fit, acclimating to the altitude, packing essentials, securing permits, and having proper travel insurance. Investing in quality hiking gear, training with loaded backpacks, and staying hydrated are essential. It’s important to respect local culture and the environment while mentally preparing for the journey. Following the guide’s instructions ensures a safe and enjoyable experience.

What to pack for Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu?

Start with sturdy hiking boots that provide ankle support and are well-worn to prevent blisters. Layering is key, so pack moisture-wicking base layers, long-sleeved shirts, a fleece or down jacket, and a waterproof outer layer for unpredictable weather. Don’t forget to include a warm hat, gloves, and a swimsuit if you plan to visit hot springs. Lastly, remember to bring necessary documents, personal medications, and snacks for energy during the trek.

Are there showers during the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

The showers, in all the campsites, are provided for your comfort, but it is important to note the following details:

First day – Soraypampa (3,900 m.a.s.l./12,795 ft): Cold water showers.

Second day – Chaullay (2,920 m.a.s.l./9,514 ft): Cold water showers.

Third day – Lucmabamba (2,000 m.a.s.l./6,561 ft): Hot water shower and no additional cost.

Fourth day – Hotel in Aguas Calientes (2,050 m.a.s.l./6,571 ft): Hot water shower and no additional cost.

How high is Salkantay trek 5 days?

On the first two days you will reach levels of up to 4620m/15,157ft. On the following days the hike is at a lower level, averaging 2700 m.a.s.l/8,858 ft.

How cold is the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 days?

The first two days of the trek are the coldest because you will trek in areas above 4000 m.a.s.l./13,123 ft. Temperatures during this period can reach minus 0° C/32 F. The last 3 days of walking are at lower elevations, so the temperature is better even if it is raining.

How long is Salkantay trek Peru?

The Salkantay trek takes 5 or 4 days. Only one difference can be found between the three treks, which is that the 4 day trek involves much more physical effort than the five-day trek. Check out this link for the Salkantay Trek 4 Days Tour.

Is the Salkantay trek dangerous?

Safety largely depends on proper acclimatization to altitude, following your guide’s instructions, and using appropriate gear. While some steep sections and high altitudes can be physically demanding, with the right preparation, it’s a safe and rewarding adventure. Overall, with proper planning and a reputable tour operator such as Waman Adventure, the Salkantay Trek can be a safe and enjoyable experience.

Are there toilet facilities along the Salkantay trail to Machu Picchu?

Yes, along the 5 day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu route, you will find restrooms at all the campsites; and it is important to note that these restrooms are usually basic and shared, they are simple facilities such as latrines.

How much cash to bring on Salkantay trek?

If you choose to book the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu through our agency, all costs are included in the package. However, it is advisable to have extra money for extra purchases during the trek. This money could be used for unexpected purchases and tips along the trek. It is advisable to bring local currency, Peruvian soles, for convenience.

How many miles is the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

It is possible to walk almost 43 mi/70 km during the 5 days of the Salkantay Trek Peru. This Trek puts your mind and body to the test, so it is important to train these aspects a lot before doing it.

How much to tip Salkantay trek?

Tips are not a mandatory requirement, but it is a way to express gratitude to the team who helped you during the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. So, I recommend you consider them according to your experience and satisfaction level.

What kind of hiking boots are needed for Salkantay Trek?

For the Salkantay Trek, you’ll need sturdy, waterproof hiking boots with good ankle support.  Make sure you choose the shoes that fit you best, but they must have detailed features.

Do you need a permit for the Salkantay trek?

No special permit is needed but a ticket is required for the Salkantay trail. This entrance ticket is included in the tour, so don’t worry about that.
Note: The ticket costs 20 soles or 7 dollars.

What size pack for Salkantay Trek?

It is recommended to carry backpacks with 25 to 35L capacity. These will allow you to accommodate your necessities such as snacks, a waterproof jacket, a flashlight, and medicine that can be used on the trek.

What is the food like during the 5-day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

During the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, we provide balanced and nutritious meals, with high carbohydrate content. Our chefs and cooks are trained to prepare exquisite dishes inside Peruvian Andean landscapes. Meals include a varied selection of traditional Peruvian dishes. Lunches and dinners include omelets, pancakes, fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, chicken, rice, soups and desserts.

If you have dietary restrictions or allergies, it is vital to let our sales agents know in advance so that they can customize meals according to your needs.

I have a dietary restriction, can I still participate?

Please inform us in detail of your dietary restriction at the booking time, as well as the severity of your reaction and any medication you take in case of emergency.

If your allergy is severe, we remind you to be accompanied by a friend or person aware and fully responsible for your situation and ready with any medication.

WE CANNOT ACCEPT CLIENTS WITH LIFE-THREATENING ALLERGIES.

Can I buy food and water during the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

After Soraypampa, there will be just one opportunity to purchase food and water in Wayraqmachay until you reach Chaullay. It is important to know that the stores at this point are basic. Therefore, we recommend you to take snacks and other essentials with you to ensure enough during the trek.

Is drinking water included during the 5 day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

Yes! During your Salkantay Trek, we will provide you with drinking water. The water is filtered, boiled, and cooled every single day. This water is distributed to hikers in canteens, and bottles during each meal.

Do we provide route information, maps, and details?

Yes, our guide will provide you with an informative briefing prior to embarking on the exciting Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu route. During the briefing, you will receive valuable advice and recommendations on what to bring with you, as well as a detailed explanation of the Salkantay Peru and a presentation of the extraordinary itinerary to follow.

Can I climb Huayna Picchu during the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu in 5 days / 4 nights?

Our Salkantay trek 5 day package does not include Huayna Picchu’s entrance ticket. However, we are available to help you acquiring a ticket to climb this mountain. We remind you to do this in advance because the maximum capacity is 200 people can climb daily.

Do you need to book Salkantay trek in advance?

To guarantee a worry-free experience, make your Salkantay Peru reservation at least three months in advance. This action secures your place on the route and allows you to plan your trip with precision. Furthermore, booking in advance allows you to obtain the necessary permits and choose the services that are most appropriate for your needs.

How is the reservation and payment process for the Salkantay trek 5 days?

You are just one step away from this exciting adventure! Follow this link to book this exciting trek: https://www.wamanadventures.com/es/contactenos/

Once you complete the form, you will receive a confirmation message in the email you provide us. This message will include all the necessary details to finalize your reservation.

If any further questions or queries arise in the process, our sales and reservations colleagues will be glad to help you every step of the way.

How is the reservation and payment process for the 5 day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

You are just one step away from this exciting adventure! Follow this link to book this unforgettable trek: https://www.wamanadventures.com/es/contactenos/

Once you complete the form, you will receive a confirmation message in the email you provide us, and this message will include all the necessary details to finalize your reservation.

If any further questions or queries arise in the process, our sales and reservations colleagues will be glad to help you every step of the way.

Is there cell phone service during the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu 5 days 4 nights tour?

Signal availability is limited and unstable during the first three days of the trek. However, on the fourth night, when you stay in a hotel in Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes), you will have access to a more stable and convenient connection.

Will I be able to charge my devices during the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?

At some campsites, you can charge your electronic devices, as they have electricity. However, it is essential to consider that these points may be limited. I recommend you bring external batteries or power banks in order to ensure sufficient energy for your devices during the entire 5 day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu. As a result, you will not experience battery problems.

In case of a last-minute change of plans, what is the cancellation policy?

Waman Adventures´ cancellation and refund policies vary depending on your trek proximity. At the time we receive written notification that you wish to cancel your trip, you will be charged the following fees:

Proximity of the starting date Cost to be charged
30 to 60 days prior to departure date 40% of the trip´s cost
7 to 29 days prior to departure date 60% of the trip´s cost
Less than 7 days before departure date or in case of no-show. 100% of the trip´s cost
Can I rent trekking equipment fo the Salkantay Peru?

If you wish, we can offer a variety of camping items for you.

Some of the items available are:

Sleeping bag – $25.00 USD

Trekking poles – $ 15.00 USD

If you already have this equipment, you are welcome to bring it with you.

Hotels

IN AGUAS CALIENTES

1.-Golden Sunrise Machu Picchu ****
 

Why Us?

WHY BOOK THE 5 DAY SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU WITH WAMAN ADVENTURES?

In Waman Adventures, we have extensive experience organizing trips. We are constantly working to improve our service and offer exceptional experiences to our customers. Our reputation is based on the full satisfaction of numerous travelers who trusted and enjoyed our services.

Our goal is to provide you with a journey without any worry, where your satisfaction and safety are our top priorities. From the planning to the execution of the tour, we are committed to make the Salkantay trek unforgettable and allow you to enjoy the most of this unique adventure.

  • Professional and experienced team. – We want you to live an unforgettable experience. Each member of our team is highly trained to offer you a quality service at each stage of the Salkantay 4 day trek.
  • Eco-friendly treks. – We value both nature and the local communities we visit. We use biodegradable products, recycle waste, support local businesses, and participate in social projects to ensure an eco-friendly trek.
  • Door-to-door service. – Our priority is to guarantee your comfort and safety at all times. Therefore, we offer you the transfer service from your hotel in Cusco to the starting point of the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, as well as the return to your hotel at the end of the trek without additional cost.
  • Culinary delights on the trek. – We nourish your body and soul. Our Andean chefs and cooks will prepare exquisite meals in the open air. They will delight you with authentic flavors while immersing yourself in the natural environment.
  • Best camping equipment. – Your comfort is essential. At our campsites, you will find spacious and comfortable tents from renowned brands such as Eureka and Doite. You will experience the rest and tranquility needed in the middle of nature when you stay in these tents.
  • Labor welfare. – We care deeply about our team’s well-being. We are proud to guarantee fair salaries and provide comprehensive insurance for our beloved tour guides, cooks, muleteers, and other essential staff members.
  • Personalized groups. – We choose quality over quantity. Our groups are small, ranging from 2 to 10 people, allowing for personalized attention and a welcoming atmosphere.

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Starts and Ends in: Cusco/Cusco

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