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We have created an adventure in which you can enjoy Peru in the best way and like never before. Salkantay Trek is an ancient and remote trail located in the same region as the Inca Trail, where the huge snow-capped mountains collide with a lush rainforest.

Discover Machu Picchu and Peru in this 8 day Salkantay Trek, which will show you the best sights, places and culture. Our professional staff will be with you and your group all the way while learning and experiencing Peruvian culture in all its intensity. This is the adventure of a lifetime and you should not miss out on those who enjoy discovering new cultures and seeing one of the most famous and recognized attractions in the world.

From USD 930

Type Tour

Hiking, camping, adventure, history, culture


Those who enjoy hiking and are in good physical shape

Distance - Dificulty

73 KM / 45.3 Miles Difficult


Day 1: Cusco: Excursión City Tour

8:00 AM. Reception in the city of Cusco, transfer to the HTL where an aromatic mate of stimulating coca will be served for the height of the city.
2:00 PM EXCURSION CITY TOUR: including visit to the Temple of the Sun or Koricancha, in addition to visiting the 04 ruins near the city, Sacsayhuamán Fortress, Kenko, Puca Pucara, finally “The Baths of the Inca” Tambomachay, 6:30 PM Transfer to hotel.
Night of hotel in Cusco.

Day 2: Cusco: The Incas' Sacred Valley

8:00 AM breakfast at the hotel, 9:00 AM Guided excursion to the “Sacred Valley of the Incas”, visit the village of Pisac and appreciate its fair and typical market.
P.M. Buffet lunch in Urubamba, we continue the tour until we reach the town of Ollantaytambo and visit the archaeological remains of the place. Then we will go to Chincheros to visit the colonial temple and its typical market and then return to Cusco.
Arrival time 7:00 PM, transfer to the hotel.
Night of hotel in Cusco.


5:00 in the morning Pick up from the Hotel, we will start our way in Tourist bus passing by high Andean villages, approximately at 9 am we will arrive to Mollepata place where we will have a delicious Breakfast is from this point where we will begin our walk until arriving at three Cruces, Where we will have lunch with a spectacular view of Limatambo Valley, we will continue our walk towards Markokasa. Choquekiclla, from this point we can see the Apus Salkantay and Humantay, approximately 16:30 p.m. we will arrive Soraypampa, (3500 masl or 20,671 feet), where we will camp.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


This day we will pass at the foot of the Snowy Salkantay, we will see the enchanting geography zone just below us. In the place called Paso Salkantay we will have an Inka Ceremony, through which we will ask for the Permission to pass and have a fabulous and unforgettable trip. This Ceremony is known as Pay to Earth or Pachamama (Jaywarikuy), we will have lunch at the point called Huayrac, We will start descending towards Challhuay. Following the course of the river Salkantay, at this point we will have the opportunity to see the most beautiful Andean landscapes, in this place we will camp. (2900 masl).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


The Salkantay road is already more stable, we will have the opportunity to enjoy the landscape that hides this part, the High Andean Jungle makes our trip more unforgettable, we will be able to appreciate numerous species of Flowers, among Orchids and ferns, birds of different colors, we will have The opportunity to taste some fruits like the Granadilla, the Orange, the banana among others, after the Lunch in the Sector denominated the Beach, we will leave to Santa Teresa, place where we will camp, in the afternoon we will be able to enjoy the thermal baths.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


We will start our trip passing a beautiful waterfall, arriving at Hidroeléctrica. Lunch, then continue towards Machu Picchu Pueblo passing through Mandor and its Waterfall, also known for their botanical gardens showing beautiful and colorful flowers, arrived at Machupicchu Pueblo where we will spend the night in a Comfortable Hotel.

Optional night visit to the hot springs of the town.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


(6:00 a.m.) After breakfast we will take the bus that will take us to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, this way we will be one of the first groups inside the city Inka which will allow us to enjoy a beautiful sunrise, then we will have approximately For 2 hours a visit to the most important sites next to your guide, then you can explore the mysterious city on your own. (Optional climb to Huayanapicchu mountain cost $ 15 USD).
At the right time we will descend from Machu Picchu to warm waters to board our train back to Cusco.
Night of hotel in Cusco.

Day 8: Cusco - Lima

At the right time pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport to take our flight back to Lima.
End of services.


  • Every night accommodation (hotel)
  • All scheduled excursions with English and Spanish speaking guide
  • All entries.
  • All scheduled transfers.
  • Meals in the trek salkantay (4 breakfasts / 4 lunches / 4 dinners).
  • Entrances to Machu Picchu.
  • English / Spanish speaking guide for all tours mentioned.
  • Cook in charge of the preparation of meals.
  • Porters (to carry equipment of tents, food and the kitchen).
  • Horses or mules.
  • Oxygen bottle.
  • First aid kit.


  • Sleeping bag can be rented at our office for the 5-day hike
  • Additional Personal Porter: You can hire an extra porter for your personal belongings.
  • First breakfast.
  • Lunch after visiting Machu Picchu.
  • Airfare Lima – Cusco – Lima (optional extra cost of $ 230.00 USD).
  • Optional lunch buffet Sacred Valley $ 20.00 USD (on request).
  • Optional lunch buffet Machu Picchu $ 27.00 USD (on request).
  • Insurance of any kind.


  • Original passport, ISIC card (if you are a student and want to enjoy this discount)
  • Walking boots.
  • Waterproof jacket / waterproof poncho.
  • Coat jacket.
  • Hat and gloves.
  • Tshirts.
  • Comfortable trousers
  • Sunscreen (factor 35 or higher).
  • Insect repellent.
  • Personal hygiene articles and hand sanitizer.
  • Personal medicines.
  • Camera and reel.
  • Flashlight with spare batteries

Booking Form

Go to the booking page and fill out our booking form.You make a person fill out the form for the group, so be sure to book all together. Have your passport ready, that is important for us that you enter all your information details.



About Us

Mario Expeditions is a young agency, offers adventure tours throughout Peru and also adventure tour to Machu Picchu through different routes and ways


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