4D Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Cusco, Peru

Duration: 4 days
Group size: 1 - 10
4D Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu
Cusco, Peru

Duration: 4 days
Group size: 1 - 10

About this trip

 he Salkantay Trail 4 Days in Peru is one of the stunning trails you can take up to Machu Picchu Inca site. Along this route you get to enjoy and experience the incredible views of the snowy peak of the Salkantay mountain which is the highest mountain of the Vilcabamba mountain range in the Peruvian Andes. Standing at over 6,279 m it is the tallest peak in the whole area of Cusco and is considered to be the most Sacred Mountain in the land of the Incas.

This trail is one on the 5 top treks in Cusco and is considered as best alternative trek to Machu Picchu and also you don't have to rely on permits like for the Classic Inca Trail. This Trek is highly recommended for anyone that loves mountains, nature and outdoor adventures.

What’s included

  • Professional Tour guide
    Bilingual (English, Spanish)
  • Assistant tour guide
    For groups of 9+
  • Chefs
  • Horsemen
  • Mules
  • Pick up and Drop off
    Hotels in Cusco
  • Private Bus Transport
  • Boiled Water
  • 3 Breakfasts
  • 3 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners
  • Bus tickets
    Machu Picchu
  • Return Train tickets
  • Tent
    3 man sized tent used for each 2 persons for comfort
  • 3* Hotel
    (Last Night)
  • Machu Picchu ticket
  • Walking poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Air Mattress
  • Huayna Picchu ticket
  • 1 Breakfast
    (First Day)
  • 1 Dinner
    (Last Day)
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
    Each passenger is required to purchase their own private travel insurance for their trip

Available Packages

Group Traveller
Available until 10 days before departure

This option is for people booking in groups of 2 or more.

Deposit: $200
Solo Traveller
Available until 10 days before departure

This option is for passengers booking by themselves.

Deposit: $200

Available options



Day 1

We will pick you up from your hotel at approximately 5:30am and we will travel by private bus to Mollepata where there will be a quick stop for breakfast. Then we continue driving for another two hours until we arrive at Soraypampa. From there we will begin our hike to the scenic Lake Humantay, a lake fed from mountain glaciers that has views of Mount Salkantay, a sacred mountain in Incan mythology. After enjoying our lunch along the trail we keep hiking up for another 2 hrs more to reach our camp site for the night.

WALKING DISTANCE: 10 km / 7.45miles
STARTING ELEVATION: 3350 m / 12477 ft
HIGHEST ELEVATION: 3850 m / 12,690 ft
DIFFICULTY: Moderate to Challenging
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (including a snack and afternoon tea)

Your Organizer

Andean Path Travel
Andean Path Travel is a Peruvian Travel Company that caters to world´s travelers that want to step off the beaten truck, embrace the unexpected and immerse in the authentic and extraordinary of alive culture of peru, history and nature. Our staff people have the ideal balance of passion, attitude, intuition and high-guality expertise to make and deliver truly unique and unforgettable experience for you, under a fulfilling selection of innovative and off the beaten truck trekking adventures, non-conventional tourism and most authentic