Salkantay Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Private 7 Days and 6 Nights
DURATION: 7 days / 6 nights.
SEASON: From January / to December 2013 (Not available on February)
DEPARTURE: Daily subject to availability
GUIDE SERVICE: Private
RETURN : Vistadome Train
Before taking this tour you must know about the new regulations created to minimize impact on the fragile environment of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary, now days only 500 people in total including guides, cooks and porters on the classic Inca Trail, the shorter Inca Trail and the Salkantay trek 7 days are allow to enter in Machu Picchu though the Inca trail daily.
We advise you to book early (at least 90 days in advance is recommended) to secure your spot.
On the other hand, you must have the following information to reserve as in your passport and from each participant in your group:
*Trek departure date:
*Prior arrival date in Cusco
*Name (as in your passport)
*Special Food Requirement
*Gender: Male / Female
*Student with ISIC card: No / Yes
*Accommodation in Cusco (Address and Phone Number)
Important: Take note that once your spot is reserve and confirmed is non refundable neither allow to do any modifications like names, passport numbers or so.
We appreciate your cooperation in this fact as we work with the new regulations.
Briefing the night before the departure
DAY 1: CUSCO – MOLLEPATA – MARKOKASA
At 9:00 am we drive to Mollepata to begin the journey. By our private bus, we pass the towns of the Anta Plains (Izcuchaca, Zurite, and Ancahuasi) and then enter the Limatambo valley, in which we can appreciate the ruins Tarawasi. In Mollepata we begin the hike, and camp in Markokasa.
DAY 2: MARKOKASA – CHOQUEKICLLA – SORAYPAMPA
From Choquekiclla we can see Salkantay Humantay Mountains, at whose feet we camp at about 4000 masl.
DAY 3: SORAYPAMPA – PAMPA JAPONESA – CANAL INCA
Today we pass close under Salkantay, then descend to the Inca Canal from where we can see lovely geography below us.
DAY 4: CANAL INCA - TRES PIEDRAS – LLULLUCHAPAMPA
We begin the hike towards Paucarcancha, down the Cusichaca valley to Llulluchapampa, also known as Inkaracay.
DAY 5: FIFTH DAY: LLULLUCHAPAMPA – PAKAYMAYU – SAYACMARKA
We begin the ascent to the high pass on the Inca trail, called Warmiwañuscca, 4200 m, then drop into Pakaymayu, and camp in Sayacmarka.
DAY 6: SAYACMARKA – PHUYUPATAMARCA – WIÑAYHUAYNA
We drop into the high jungle and see some lovely new trees and animals, along with the stunning series of palaces that make up the Inca Trail
DAY 7: WIÑAYHUAYNA – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO
We reach Machu Picchu, one of the world's greatest archaeological treasures, our guide we'll take us for a guided tour of the site, in the afternoon we'll take the train back to Cusco.
Note: We will use the Bathroom and Shower tents only for the Salkantay part, for the Inca Trail part won't be possible because of the INC regulations.
-Personal Sleeping Bag
-Back Pack and Day pack
-Rain coat / poncho
-Water bottle, flash light, hat, sun block, sunglasses
-Light clothes and warm clothes
-Chocolates, candies or other snacks
-Photo Camera + Films , Binoculars
Note: To apply to this discount It is necessary to send us your scan copy ISIC (International Student Identity Card) with your other information.
Without this copy we will not be able to make the discount.
When booking a trek: The government has strictly limited the number of people permitted on the Inca Trail during 2009 (permits are issued to about 200 trekkers per day plus 300 porters). We recommend that you make a trek booking as early as possible. In 2008 the trek permits for some dates sold out more than 4 months in advance!! However don't make a booking until you have all the group details (names, passport numbers, ages etc) and you are sure about your trek departure date since "these details cannot be changed after we have bought your trek permit"
* Participants need to be in good physical health and condition it is good for travelers who are in condition to hike up to ten hours, with breaks in a single day to enjoy the Inka Trail. The trekking will be difficult if you have not exercised regularly before your trip. To fully enjoy an Inka Trail adventure, we advise passengers to get into an exercise program for their own safety and enjoyment. If a passenger suffers from any medical condition, we advise him/her to consult a physician about joining an Inka Trail Expedition.
Take only the necessary items for the trek, You can leave the rest of your luggage at your hotel in Cusco (most of hotels and hostals has an storage rooms to keep it until your return)
Park authorities may occasionally designate different campsites than those indicate The Inca Trail is part of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary, a protected area of 32,592 hectares. Every visitor must obey park regulations prohibiting littering, cutting or damaging trees, removing or damaging stones of ruins and the Trail, removing plants, killing animals, lighting open fires or camping in the archeological sites (Only authorized campsites can be used)
The Vistadome connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel experience; is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.
Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures, Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru.
The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip and has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared with local ingredients
If you will take any trek with us. we ask you to fill the customer chart regarding the commentaries or otherwise you can inform to the Operations Department.
This is a very important requirement and necessary to do after take the tour to avoid problems regarding the quality of the service and help you to resolve it before you leave to your country otherwise our agency is assuming that all your services was ok therefore we are not going to accept any claims.
Lima: 998181709 (+51 Calling from abroad)
Fax Number +51 1 2421273
Cusco: 998182455 (+51 Calling from abroad)
946320668 (+51 Calling from abroad)