cusco salkantay trek puerto maldonado 9d 8n package
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Cusco Salkantay Trek Puerto Maldonado 9D/8N Package

This is one of our most popular package for passangers who have short time in Peru. These 9 days and 8 nights package includes: Cusco, Sacred Valley , Salkantay trek Machu Picchu and finally Puerto Maldonado Jungle tou 3d/2nr. These destinations are a must for all those visiting Peru and the Cusco Region ;Puerto Maldonado ending in Lima.

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 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 Hotels, train Back from Machu Picchu and all internal land and air transportation (Included domestic flightsin Peru) All our full day tours include lunch.

Tour Price

9 Days, 8 Night

Cusco Salkantay Trek Puerto Maldonado 9D/8N Package
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Day 01

Cusco City Tour

Upon arrival into Cusco you will be met by one of our professional and friendly representatives. They will be holding a sign with your ‘last name’ on it. You will be transferred to your comfortable Cusco hotel in the air conditioned comfort of our modern van. Upon arrival to your hotel you will be given a pre-briefing about your upcoming trip and you will be presented with all your vouchers for your upcoming trip. You will have the morning free to relax and acclimatize to the altitude.

In the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel for your half day City Tour of Cusco. Our tour will start with a visit to the San Cristobal Plaza where we will enjoy panoramic views of the city. From there we will make our way to the San Pedro Markets where we will soak in the local flavours and learn about the products grown in the area which supply the whole city. Our visit to the Koricancha Temple is an interesting one. This temple in Quechua means ‘Gold Enclosure’ and back in Pre-Colombian times it was completely covered in gold. We will continue on and visit the Santo Domingo Church and then up the cobblestone streets visiting the artisans’ neighbourhood of San Blas stopping by the Inca Roca Palace which today is the Archbishop’s Palace and home of the famous 12 Angled Stone. We will finish our tour visiting the main square in Cusco, the Cathedral and its many precious colonial materpieces. After your tour of Cusco you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cusco.

Day 02

Sacred Valley Of the Inkas - 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 will be visit Chimcheros which is another great archeological site in the Sacred Valley we will be back in cusco at around 6:00 pm.

Day 03

Cusco - Challacancha - Soraypampa

We pick you up from your hotel at 4:00 am. and we traveled 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-hour trek will take us to Soraypampa where we will have lunch with panoramic views of our Domes and the beautiful Humantay (4,120m. / 13,500 feet) and Salkantay (6,271m. / 20,575 feet) peaks. We will begin our trek towards Soraypampa, our first camp. (3,800m. / 11,750 feet, 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 - Chaullay - La Playa

We will have breakfast around 5:30 am. and we will start our trek towards the highest pass of this trek (4,650m. / 15,200ft) 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. Then we walk again after lunch in the direction of the beginning of the jungle until we reach Chaullay or Colpapampa (3,000m. / 9,800ft), where we will take a transport to the Domes.

Day 05

La Playa - Llaqtapata - Aguas Calientes

After breakfast, at 6.30 am, we will try to arrive as early as possible in Llaqtapata, we walk a part of the original Inca trail and get some experience of the natives who live here in the area. Have the opportunity to harvest various fruits and have one of the best views of the Urubamba Valley. See the Salkantay mountain in the background and have your first glimpse of Machu Picchu, after arriving at Hidroelectrica where we will have lunch, then continue walking, passing a variety of crop plantations, coca, banana we will be walking approx. 2:30 minutes along the train track until we reach the town of Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night in a hostel in Aguas Calientes, you can take advantage of the hot springs of the town (entrance 10 soles) a real pleasure after finishing the walk.

Day 06

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

We get up early in the morning around 4 am. 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 (2,720m. / 8,890ft) 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 Cuzco.

Day 07

Cusco - Puerto Maldonado - Tambopata

Your guide will pick you up from the airport or from the bus station. You’ll then go to our office based in Puerto maldonado to register (passport number and flight number). Then, you’ll take the boat down Madre de Dios River to get to our Lodge. After a one-hour boat ride, you’ll arrive at the Lodge where you’ll be given a fresh exotic fruit juice. You’ll get the key to your room.

After resting for a bit, you’ll go for a two-hour walk in the jungle. Your guide will tell you about the lush vegetation (some trees are 500 years old). You’ll also have the chance to see birds (parrots, macaws…), monkeys snakes, butterflies… You’ll discover our wonderful jungle.

In the evening, you and your guide will go for a boat ride on Madre de Dios River to look for caimansYou’ll spot the shiny red eyes of the caimans with a flashlight. You might also observe capibaras, the biggest rodents in the world. They can weight up to 60 kilos.
Back at the Lodge you will be served dinner.

Day 08


You’ll wake up early (5.30am) to get to a canopy and Zip lining , that is 40 metres high. From up there you’ll get to see different species of birds, such as macaws or Eagles.
After breakfast, you’ll go to the Monkey Island, which is jsut across from our Lodge. There, you’ll see different kind of monkeys. Then , you’ll take the boat again to get to the National Tambopata Reserve. After a five kilometre walk, you’ll discover the amazing Sandoval Lake. It’s a real wonder, where you’ll see a great varierty of animals, such as birds, monkeys, sloths…After a typical lunch, you’ll go for a boat ride on the lake to see the animals from closer. If it’s a lucky day, you might see giant otters (animals in danger of extinctiuon) or very big black caimans (the biggest one registered is five metre long).

Day 09

Tambopata - Puerto Maldonado

After breakfast you’ll head back to the city to visit the local market and discover some tropical fruits. Your guide will take you to the airport or to the bus station.

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.

No Included - Sacred Valley

1 breakfast and 1 dinner.

Included - Salkantay

Professional bilingual guide (Spanish - English).

Pick up from the hotel.

Private 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: 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners and 4 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.

Included - Puerto Maldonado

Professional bilingual guide (Spanish - English).

Pick up from the hotel.

Transportation (Cusco - Puerto Maldonado - Cusco).

Food: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners.


Tickets to Lake Sandoval.

Zip line.

Kayaking activity.

Walk across the canopy bridge.

Motorized boat.

Rubber boots.

Mineral water during the trip.

First aid kit.

Not included - Puerto Maldonado

First breakfast and last dinner.

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.

Water purification tablets (Micropur recommended).

Toilet paper.

Suggested extra contribution.



Group Price

Price per person

USD $1,850.00 Per person

Required Pre-payment
USD $200.00


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