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.
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)