cusco salkantay trek 8d 7n package
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Cusco Salkantay Trek 8D/7N Package

This is one of our most popular package. This 8 day and 7 night package includes: Cusco, Sacred Valley ,Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. These destinations are a must for all those visiting Peru and the Cusco and Puno Region,

Realize why Bioandean Expeditions has a good reputation.First of all we are a 100% Peruvian Agency based in Cusco Peru and We offer the very best service, using carefully 3stars,4stars and 5stars hotels which are based on great Standards and the leaders in their category here in Cusco and Puno Region. When you arrive to Cusco you will be greeted by one of our representatives holding a sign with your name on it. After your arrival at your hotel you will meet your guide who will be given a pre-briefing. During our tours we look after our passengers every step of the way. There are no hidden surprises. Yes – we included the train to Machu Picchu and all internal land and air transportation (Included domestic flights) All our full day tours include lunch.

Tour Price

8 Days, 7 Night

Cusco Salkantay Trek 8D/7N Package
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Day 01

Cusco City Tour

Upon arrival to Cusco Airport. Reception and transportation to the Hotel where you will receive an aromatic coca tea to stimulating for the height, will have the free morning to rest and also we suggest you have a light lunch in either your hotel or in one of the surrounded; in the afternoon we will depart on a City tour (entrance to the archaeological centers and museums including) we will visit the Main square, Cathedral, the Koricancha (temple of the sun) and in addition we will make a route bordering archaeological centers like Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q’enko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, tour finishes 6:30pm approximately at the main square in order you can take dinner in one of the exquisite restaurants in the area, then overnight.

Day 02

Sacred Valley of the Inkas (Pisaq - Ollantaytambo) - Cusco

You will be picked up at 8:15 am. Full day excursion to the Urubamba Valley visiting: the colorful Indian market in Pisac where a mixture of color and tradition will be able appreciated besides will have a good opportunity to try our bargain skills on the free time to interact with the local craftsmen to purchase their hand-made souvenirs. The Valley has a distance of 31 km (19 miles) of Cusco, and an altitude of 2,970 ms (9,700 p), Pisac is located to the entrance of the Sacred Valley and followed by Ollantaytambo, the older town continuously occupied of the American continent. The narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, along with their channels that have not varied from the time Inca, evoke their ancestral inheritance, lunch in a typical restaurant and after we explore Ollantaytambo we take the train at Ollantaytambo train station 2 hours to get Aguas Calientes where we do overnight.

Day 03

Cusco - Challacancha - Soraypampa

We pick you up from your hotel and travel by bus for approx. 2 hours to Mollepata, where we will have breakfast, this first breakfast must be ordered at a local restaurant in Mollepata. After that, we take the private transport again to Challacancha for about 40 more minutes of travel, where our walk will begin.

The 3 hours trek will take us to Soraypampa where we will have lunch with panoramic views of our Domes and the beautiful Humantay (4,120 m / 13,500 ft) and Salkantay (6,271 m / 20,575 ft) snow-capped mountains. We will begin our trek towards Soraypampa, our first camp (3,800 m / 11,750 ft, the highest and coldest camp of the trip) admiring the beautiful landscape on the way as an optional visit we will go to the Humantay lagoon which is located 1:30 minutes walking from Soraypampa.

Day 04

Soraypampa - Salkantay - Chaullay

We will have breakfast around 5:30 am. and we will start our trek towards the highest pass of this trek (4,650 m / 15,200 ft) located midway between 2 huge mountains, Salkantay on the right and Tucarhuay on the left. From this pass, the views of the 2 snow-capped mountains are incredible, there is a possibility of seeing snow here.

After a break, we will continue our walk (downhill) through a spectacular cloud forest towards Huayraqpunku, where we will have lunch. We then hike again after lunch heading towards the beginning of the jungle until we reach our second camp, Chaullay or Colpapampa (3,000 m / 9,800 ft).

Day 05

Chaullay - La Playa (The Coffee Plantation)

After breakfast, at 6.30 am, we start the day’s hike through the high jungle crossing the Lluskamayo River and a variety of streams to reach Playa walking approx. 4 hours, where we will camp in Geodesic Domes in a coffee plantation where we will learn about the coffee process so we will harvest, roast and grind the coffee as part of this trek.

Today we will pass through valleys and we will have wonderful views of waterfalls, tropical fruits, plants and as soon as we are at the beach place where we will spend the night, on the other hand, the horses will return to Mollepata. From here there is something optional to do so we can take a local bus to drive one hour to santa teresa where we can enjoy the natural hot springs (bus fees and entrance fees to the hot springs are not included on this tour and are optional).

Day 06

La Playa - Llaqtapata / Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes

We will have breakfast at 8am and leave our campsite at la Playa we will walk for about 20 minutes to get to Lucmabamba so wi wil do the original trail of Lacctapata after we arrive to Hydrolectric where we are going to have lunch then we continue walking, passing a variety of crop plantations, coca, banana we will be walking about two and half hours along the train road till reaching Aguas Calientes town where we will spend the night in a hostal.
In Aguas Calientes, you can take advantage of the thermal springs in the town (entrance 10 soles) a real treat after finishing the trek.

Day 07

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

We get up early in the morning around 4am. then to have breakfast and go to Machu Picchu, which takes 1:30 minutes walking, but there is another option to take the first bus that leaves at 5:30 am. towards Machu Picchu (it lasts 25 minutes) to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun rises.

Your guide will give you a 2-hour tour, and then you can explore the mysterious city on your own. If you still have energy, you can also climb Huayna Picchu (2,720 m. / 8,890 ft) It takes 1:45 minutes to reach the top (optional and see availability). Then you will take the train around 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm or 6:20 pm depending on the availability of the train, so you will arrive in Ollantaytambo after 2 hours of travel, so a private transport that will take you from return to Cusco.

Day 08

Cusco - Airport

Breakfast in your hotel. At the designated time you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your departing flight.
You will be assisted at the airport before you board your plane.

Includes / Not includes

Included - Cusco

Professional bilingual guide (Spanish - English).

Private Transportation.

Private Guided Tour.

Tickets to City tour.

Tickets Archeological sites.

No Included - Cusco

Ticket to Cusco Cathedral.


Included - Sacred Valley

Professional bilingual guide (Spanish - English).

Private transportation.

Private guided tour.

Tickets to Sacred Valley.

Tickets archeological sites.

Buffet Lunch.

Not included - Sacred Valley

1 breakfast and 1 dinner.

Included - Salkantay

Professional bilingual guide (Spanish - English).

Pick up from the hotel.

Transportation (Cusco - Soraypampa and Ollantaytambo - Cusco).

Train (Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo).

Andean ceremony of the first day, offering to mother earth.

Horsemen and mules to transport equipment, food and personal luggage (7 kilos per person).

A cook to prepare all meals.

Meals: 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners and 5 snacks, foods suitable for the walk and rich in carbohydrates.

Kitchen equipment: dining tent, kitchen with table and chairs.

Luxury domes with private bathroom and hot shower.

1 night accommodation in Hotel in Aguas Calientes.

Tickets to Machu Picchu.

Bus up and down from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu.

Boiled water.

First aid kit.

Not included - Salkantay

First breakfast and last dinner.

Sleeping bag.

What to bring

Original passport and student card (ISIC) green card.

Essential insurance card.

Walking boots (with ankle protectors).

Waterproof jacket / rain poncho.

Warm jacket, hat and gloves.

Comfortable shirts and pants.

Sun protection cream (factor 35 is recommended).

Insect repellent minimum 30% DEET.


Personal medications.


Flashlight with spare batteries.

Tabletas de purificación de agua (se recomienda Micropur).

Toilet paper.

Suggested extra contribution.



Group Price

Price per person

USD $1,550.00 Per person

Required Pre-payment
USD $200.00


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