The Luxury Salkantay Trail – 5 Days

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Embark in a one in a lifetime experience on the Salkantay trek. Hike during 5 days at the backdrop of the Sacred Mountains, also known as Apus (Guardians of the Andes) as well as the beautiful prolific cloud rainforest. Be amazed by the various climates, villages, as well as an original Inca trail and visit […]
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THE LUXURY SALKANTAY TRAIL – 5 DAYS

EXPERTISE

We have a expert team of travel specialists, who have all turned their passion for travel into a vocation. Between them, they have visited nearly every corner of Peru and Bolivia.

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We curate tailor-made, truly individual travel experiences for our clients. View Latin America approach leaves our travellers with unforgettable memories.

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At every stage of your holiday, from inception to conclusion, a View Latin America hand will be there to guide you.

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DAY 1
CUSCO – SORAYPAMPA - SOYROCOCHA (L, D)

● Trek starting time: 09:30 am
● Arrival to campsite: 17:00 pm
● Minimum altitude: Soraypampa Town – 3920 masl/ 12860.9 ft.
● Maximum altitude: Soyrococha campsite – 4480 masl/14698.2 ft.
● Distance covered: 7 kms/4.4 mls (6 hours walking approx.)
● Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging.
● Meals included: Snacks, lunch, tea time and dinner.

To commence with adventure today, we must arise early as we will pick you up after you have enjoyed breakfast at your hotel (or perhaps you have asked for a box breakfast to enjoy on the way). We will start our journey towards Soraypampa town (3920 mts/12860 ft) passing by Mollepata town (2803 mts/ 9196.2 ft)
During a 2.5-hour ride, from there we will witness an impressive sight of snow-capped mountains that will accompanied us on the way until shortly arriving to Soraypampa. Our expert guide will then explain what it would take for us to reach the stunning Humantay Lake, that in total will be a round trip hike of 3 hours, and on the way back we will need to faster your pace in order to return to the campsite.

Walking through an ethereal valley for about 3.5 hours, we will be able to appreciate the snow-capped mountains that surrounded the valley. Be marvel by the presence of the impressive Salkantay (6271 mts/ 20574.2 ft) and Humantay (5862 mts/ 19232.3 ft), both Apus which means guardians on the Incan ancient times. We recommend you to captures this precious moment with plenty of photos. After that, we will head towards Salkantaypampa (4154 mts/ 13628.6 ft) where our delicious lunch will be already awaiting us.

As we hike for another 2.5 hours, we will finally arrive to our luxury campsite of the night at Soyrococha (4480 mts/14698.2 ft). Before dinner, you will want to take benefit of a hot shower, followed by a massage session to ease the tension of your muscle and relax you. After your treatment, the dinning tent will be awaiting you with a delightful dinner prepared by our chef. Once you are ready, you can step into your bedroom tent and rest peacefully surrounded by pure nature.

DAY 2
SOYROCOCHA – SALKANTAY PASS – COLLPAPAMPA (B, L, D)

To embark on our second day of hiking, after you have enjoyed a nourishing breakfast to renew your energy. Our first accomplishment of the day will be walking for about 1.5 hours until we reach the Salkantay Pass (4638 mts/ 15216.5 ft). Upon arrival will be granted by the magnifencent presence of the Salkantay snowcapped mountain (6271 mts/ 20574.2 ft), to celebrate this incredible accomplishment on the hike we will make a toast. Cheers!

As our journey continues, we will be discovering stunning views along the path, also please note that if you would like to visit Salkantaycocha another turquoise lagoon it will take about an hour back and forth, it offers a gorgeous scenery. As we keep walking we might encounter mosquitos as the vegetation transforms into a thicker one, until we approach Wayracmachay (3906 mts/ 12814.9 ft) after a 3.5 hours. A delicious gourmet lunch with fresh beverages will be waiting for you in order to regain the strength needed to complete the day. Finally, we will continue on the way for a few more hours until reaching our luxury campsite for the night at Collpapampa (2870 mts/ 9416.0 ft). Once there, you will once again be able to soak your muscle in a hot shower followed by your soothing massages, and then you will be ready to be delighted by your dinner, before retiring to your bedroom tent to rest and enjoy a peaceful night of sleep.
● Wake-up time: 05:30 am
● Trek starting time: 07:00 am
● Arrival to campsite: 17:30 pm
● Minimum altitude: Collpapampa campsite – 2870 masl/ 9416.0 ft.
● Maximum altitude: Salkantay Pass – 4638 masl/15216.5 ft.
● Distance covered: 17 kms/10.6 mls (9 hours walking approx.)
● Difficulty: Challenging.
● Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, tea time and dinner.

DAY 3
COLLPAPAMPA – LLUSCAMAYO – PLAYA SAHUAYACO (B, L, D)

● Wake-up time: 05:45 am
● Trek starting time: 08:30 am
● Arrival to campsite: 13:30 pm
● Minimum altitude: Playa Sahuayaco campsite – 2100 masl/ 6889.8 ft.
● Maximum altitude: Collpapampa campsite – 2870 masl/ 9416.0 ft.
● Distance covered: 15 kms/9.3 mls (5 hours walking approx.)
● Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
● Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, tea time and dinner.
An early arise await you as you awake refresh, take a hot shower to relax your muscle before it is time to enjoy a delicious breakfast. Afterwards, we will be ready to being our journey passing by the villages of Wiñaypoco (2650 mts/ 8694.2 ft) and Lluscamayo (2420 mts/ 7939.6 ft), learning more of the ancient lifestyle. To complete the day, we will then arrive to Playa Sahuayaco (2100 mts/ 6889.8 ft) where our campsite is already settle and the delightful gourmet lunch is ready to be served. Afterwards you will have some time to rest, take a hot shower and a massage session to soak up your muscles and relax. By the afternoon, you will be taken on a private tour through the coffee plantation the perfect opportunity to interact with the local farmers and practice your Spanish. Later, we will return to the campsite to indulge in a delicious dinner and also the perfect opportunity to make a toast as it is the last evening along the team in order to celebrate this wonderful experience and thank the effort of all the staff.

DAY 4
PLAYA SAHUAYACO – LLAQTAPATA – HYDROELECTRIC - AGUAS CALIENTES (B, L)

We hope you have enjoyed this experience and ravishing time. We must rise at 5 am, to have enough time to warm up with a nourishing breakfast, and then continue and accomplished the larger portion of the trek. Firstly, we will then be transfer in a private vehicle towards Lucmabamba (2062 mts/ 6765.1 ft) after 20 min. Upon arrival we will be on the original Inca Trail track that today we will have the opportunity of discover and explore, we will walk uphill until reaching the site of Llaqtapata (2736 mts/ 8976.4 ft).

Once we have arrived and encounter a stunning view of the Llaqtapata Lodge Viewpoiint (2570 mts/ 8431.8 ft), our gourmet lunch cooked with fruits and vegetable that grow on the Sacred Valley will be already awaiting us. From here, the sight of the Veronica Mountain is impressive and so the Volcanota River. Afterwards, we must keep on our journey this time towards the Hydroelectric train station (1771 mts/ 5810.4 ft) where we will have some time to rest and stretch our legs, before continuing on the train track for the following 3 hours until we finally reach Aguas Calientes, enjoy the lush and diverse vegetation on this area that decorates our walk. Upon your arrival into Aguas Calientes (2070 mts/ 6791.3 ft) at the end of this wonderful excursion, you will be taken to your previously selected accommodation. Once you had settled at your hotel and coordinated with your guide the pick-up time for the following day.
It’s time for a well-deserved dinner (included with your accommodation) and to have a restful sleep in your luxurious room.

● Wake-up time: 04:30 am
● Trek starting time: 06:00 am
● Arrival to Aguas Calientes: 17:00 pm
● Minimum altitude: Hydroelectric – 1771 masl/ 5810.4 ft.
● Maximum altitude: Llaqtapata archaeological site – 2736 masl/ 8976.4 ft.
● Distance covered: 22 kms/13.7 mls (8.5 hours walking approx.)
● Difficulty: Challenging.
● Meals included: Breakfast, snacks

DAY 5
DAY 05: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - AGUAS CALIENTES – POROY – CUSCO (B, L, D)

● Pick up time: 07:00 am
● Tour starting time: 08:00 am
● Arrival to Cusco: 21:56 pm
● Minimum altitude: Aguas Calientes Town – 2070 masl/6791.3 ft.
● Maximum altitude: Machu Picchu citadel – 2430 masl/ 7972.4 ft.
● Difficulty: Easy.
● Meals included: Breakfast

The day has arrived, we hope you have lots of energy to make the most of your time at the wonderful World Wonder of Machu Picchu. You will take the bus in order to breach the citadel. It is a short 30-minute journey.
During the peak seasons between April to July, queues may be a little longer than usual but we assure the wait will be worth it! You will be given an in depth tour as you wander the premises of this destination. Ask every question that you have, as your guide will be more than happy to answer. Discover the theories and secrets of this impressive citadel and its enclosures. Afterwards, you will some time at your leisure to get lost and captures theses precious moments with many photos. In honor to celebrate your time at Machu Picchu, a scrumptious lunch at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge which is of course included with the program.

Once you have digested your lunch, you may want to take the bus back to Aguas Calientes, it will be 30 roughly minutes. Feel amazing as you board the exclusive Pullman wagon, which will take you back to Poroy train station. Once you arrive at Poroy train station, a View Latin American representative will be present to make sure that you board your private transportation and promptly arrive back at your hotel in Cusco. The journey will take about 40 minutes of the road.

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TOUR PRICES

Price Per PersonFor 1 personFor 2 peopleFor 3 peopleFor 4 people
At Luxury Class$7.749$4.479$3.647$3.302
At Premium Class$6.413$3.729$2.913$2.576
At Superior Class$5.795$3.312$2.555$2.229
At Deluxe Class$5.548$3.043$2.372$2.122

GRADES OF EXCLUSIVITY

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  • 1 Yoga Session

  • Private Service

  • Limited Alcoholic Beverages

GRADES OF EXCLUSIVITY

GRADES OF EXCLUSIVITY

  • LUXURY

    Indulge yourself with the finest service and upscale accommodations. Feel like sleeping in the hotel, like dining in the restaurant ... but among the magic of the Andes! Would you like a glass of Champagne? Have a wellness moment through Yoga? The this is the ideal package for you!

  • PREMIUM

    Explore, discover and be soothed with our outstanding facilities. First class service, with unique details. A good massage and good wine. Enjoy a massage service every night for about 30 minutes, also sleep in our characteristic cozy sleeping tent, gourmet food, and so much more.

  • SUPERIOR

    Delving into high-end camping and first-class service along a reasonable price. Have the privilege of sleeping in a large tent as if it were a room, and instead of just a sleeping bag, have a portable bed. Gourmet food for your delight; A glass of wine overnight.

  • DELUXE

    Hiking along the Andes with comfort and style. Are you looking for comfort along a fairly price? Then this is for you! A spacious tent with an air mattress armed on the floor as if it were a bed. Standard meals accompanied with one glass of wine will be served for you!

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