This Wilderness Salkantay route will start in Cusco, Visit Humantay Lake, Salkantay Mountain, and at the final part will allow you to hike along a section of the Inca Trail before reaching Machu Picchu as well.
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Highlights of the Trek:
DAY 1: CUSCO – SORAYPAMPA– HUMANTAY LAGOON –SALKANTAYPAMPA:
We pick you up in your hotel located in Cusco at 3.30 am and drive for 3 hours to Soraypampa, where we have breakfast; after a delicious breakfast, we will visit the Humantay Lake at 4200mts and hike towards the Salkantay Mountain. We camp near Salkantay Mountain.
DAY 2: PAMPA JAPONESA - FROZEN INCA PASS–PAUCARCANCHA.
Wake up early in the morning in your tent with a cup of coffee or tea; after breakfast with the mountains, we will start hiking towards the Salkantay Mountain until we reach Frozen Inca pass at 5100 meters high, after spending some time at the top, we start descending into the second campsite in Paucarcancha at 3300 meters.
DAY 3: PAUCARCANCHA – LLACTAPATA – KM 82 – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES:
After breakfast, we start hiking backward along the first day of the Classic the Inca Trail, visiting the Inca archaeological site of Paucarcancha, Wayllabamba, Patallaqta, Willkarakay. As you are trekking, you will be enthralled by the surrounding valleys and mountains' stunning views. At the end of the trek, you will meet up with our private van and be transferred to the city of Ollantaytambo and Cusco.