salkantay trek domo to domo to machupicchu 5d 4n
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Salkantay Trek Domo To Domo To Machupicchu 5D/4N

The Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu tour 5-day, 4-night is an exciting trekking adventure that takes travelers through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Peruvian Andes. During this tour, travelers hike through impressive mountains, pass through beautiful green valleys, cross crystal clear rivers and experience local culture.
The highlight of this hike 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. Also, on the way to Machu Picchu, travelers will have the opportunity to interact with the local inhabitants and learn about their customs and traditions.
This tour is ideal for those looking for a challenging and rewarding trekking experience. Travelers will hike between 5 and 7 hours a day and camp in high-quality campsites amid some of the most spectacular landscapes in the Andes. Expert local guides will be in charge of guiding travelers and providing them with a safe and comfortable experience in nature.

Tour Price

5 Days, 4 Nights

Salkantay Trek Domo To Domo To Machupicchu 5D/4N
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Day 01

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 02

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 03

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 04

La Playa - Llactapata / Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - 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 05

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 (2,720m. / 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 Cusco.

Includes / Not includes


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, 4 lunches, 4 dinners and 4 snacks.

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 (Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu).

First aid kit.

Not included

First breakfast and 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 $550.00 Per person

Required Pre-payment
USD $200.00


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