Salkantay Trek Luxury tour 5 days
Explore the rarely visited local villages, glacier lakes, and Inca sites on the Salkantay Trek Luxury service. Travel along with the Vilcabamba mounatin range, camping with luxury equipment, ecological bathrooms, shower tents, massage, top-notch cuisine, and arrive at Machu Picchu at exclusive hours.
Salkantay Trek Luxury Tours 5 days takes you along the most popular alternative trek in Peru, glamping on a luxury expedition to Machu Picchu with the best equipment, professional Tour Guides, professional Chefs, massage service, hot showers, and everything needed to make this journey. This unforgettable experience will last for a lifetime.
Day 1: Cusco – Soraypampa – Humantay Lake – Salkantay Basecamp.- Depart from your hotel in Cusco at 5:00 am, drive for 3 hours to Soraypampa, and have breakfast with your trekking team. After breakfast, start a half-day hike to the stunning Humantay lake. The campsite is at Salkantaypampa (3900 m / 12795 ft)
Day 2: Basecamp – Salkantay Pass – Collpapampa.-Wake up early with a cup of coca tea served in your tent facing the Salkantay Mountain (6271 m / 20574 ft). After breakfast, start the day with a 2-hour ascent to Salkantay Pass (4620 m / 15190 ft). Then, descend for 6 hours through various ecological zones until you arrive at the Jungle village of Collpapampa (2827 m /9274 ft).
Day 3: Collpapampa – Lucmabamba – Llaqtapata.- After breakfast in the village, begin hiking for 3 hours along the cloud forest to Lucmabamba. Stop for lunch along the way and then continue to the coffee plantations located in Lucmabamba (2009 m / 6591 ft). Lunch is a special Pachamanca barbecue. Then hike for 3 hours to the 3rd campsite Llaqtapata (2573 m / 88447 ft), here you’ll have the first glimpse of Machu Picchu.
Day 4: Llaqtapata – Hidroelectica station – Aguas Calientes.- Wake up, open your tent, and you’ll see Machu Picchu from your luxury tent. The day starts with a 2 hour downhill to Hidroelctica station, and follow the trains track for 3 hours to Aguas Calientes (2040 m / 6692 ft). Along the way, you’ll visit the sundial rock and Mandor gardens, both of them visited by Hiram Bingham III. Spend the night in a 4-star hotel.
Day 5: Explore Machu Picchu – Return To Cusco.- Explore early the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. The guided tour takes around 4 hours. Optional, you can hike Huayna Picchu Mountain (must be requested in advance). Lunch is at Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge and Vistadome Train to Return to Cusco. The Salkantay trek Luxury Tour will finish back at Your hotel In Cusco around 7.30 pm.