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Salkantay Dome to Dome to Machupicchu by train – 4D/3N

The Salkantay to Machu Picchu tour is an exciting trekking adventure that takes travelers through some of the most breathtaking landscapes of the Peruvian Andes. During this tour, travelers trek through impressive mountains, pass through beautiful green valleys, cross crystal clear rivers and experience the local culture.

The highlight of this trek is reaching Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. Travelers will have the opportunity to explore the ancient ruins and learn about the history and culture of the Inca people. In addition, on the way to Machu Picchu, travelers will have the opportunity to interact with the local inhabitants and learn about their customs and traditions.

Tour Price

4 Days, 3 Nights

Salkantay Dome to Dome to Machupicchu by train – 4D/3N
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Day 01

Cusco - Challacancha - Soraypampa - Domes

We pick you up from your hotel at 4:00 am. 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 again the private transportation to Challacancha for about 40 minutes more of trip, where our trek is going to start.

The 3 hour hike will take us to Soraypampa where we will have lunch with panoramic views of our Domes and the beautiful snow-capped peaks Humantay (4,120m. / 13,500 ft.) and Salkantay (6,271m. / 20575 ft.) we will start our hike to Soraypampa, our first campsite (3,800m. / 11,750 ft., the highest and coldest camp of the trek) admiring the beautiful scenery on the way as an optional visit we will go to the Humantay lagoon which is located 1:30 minutes walk from Soraypampa.

Day 02

Soraypampa - Chaullay - La Playa

We will have breakfast around 5:30 am. and start our hike to the highest pass of this trek (4,650m. / 15,200 ft.) located halfway 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 rest, we will continue our hike (downhill) through a spectacular cloud forest to Huayraqpunku, where we will have lunch. Then we hike again after lunch towards the beginning of the jungle until we reach Chaullay or Collpapampa (3,000m. / 9,800 ft.), where we will take a shuttle to the La Playa Domes.

Day 03

La Playa - Llactapata - Aguas Calientes

After breakfast, at 6.30 am, we will try to arrive as early as possible to Llactapata, walk along a part of the original Inca trail and get some experience from the natives who live here in the area. We will 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 Hydroelectric 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 arrive to 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 treat after finishing the hike.

Day 04

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

We get up early in the morning around 4 am. to have breakfast and leave for Machu Picchu which takes 1:30 minutes walking, but there is another option to take the first bus that leaves at 5:30 am. to Machu Picchu (takes 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. / 8,890 ft.) It takes 1:45 minutes to reach the top (optional and check 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 to Ollantaytambo after 2 hours of travel, so a private transportation will take you back to Cusco.

Includes / Not includes


Professional bilingual guide (spanish - english).

Pick up from the hotel.

Private transportation (Cusco - Soraypampa and Ollantaytambo - Cusco).

Train (Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo)

Andean ceremony, 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, 3 lunches, 3 dinners and 3 snacks.

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

Luxury domes with private bathroom and hot shower.

01 night hotel accommodation in Aguas Calientes.

Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.

Bus up (Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu).

Wood burning fireplace.

First aid kit.

Not included

Last dinner.

Sleeping bag.

Trekking sticks.

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 $650.00 Per person

Required Pre-payment
USD $200.00


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