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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu Salkantay Peru, has been owned and operated by Cusquenian People, for the past ten years. Arnol has many years of experience in the outdoor industry in Peru. http://www.salkantaytrektour.com/salkantay-trek-to-machu-picchu.html
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  Trekking Leaders Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu  Salkantay Peru, has been owned and operated by Cusquenian People, for the past tenyears. Arnol has many years of experience in the outdoor industry in Peru. Arnol startedout in the outdoor industry travelling the country representing two well know Peruoutdoor equipment manufacturers and then moved into the retail sector. Arnold haspassed his expert knowledge and training on to his staff who are all involved in using theequipment they sell in the outdoors.About  Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu  Salkantay Peru, is a dedicated group of travel professionals that specializes in Treks toMachu Picchu, most unique and rewarding travel destinations.We offer personalized advice on how to get the most out of your journey to Cusco, MachuPicchu and Salkantay. Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu  Is a travel service and tour operator based in Cusco - Peru. We regularly visit and inspect the hotels and tour operators that we work with. We do this to ensure our clients receivethe best possible services available. We have assisted thousands of clients by turning theirCusco dreams into a reality.We have a network of literally hundreds of hotels, tour operators and transportationcompanies country wide. To better assist our clients and associates, we also maintain anoffice in Cusco.   Tourist Package: Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu  Duration: 5 Days / 4 NightsType of Tour: Alternative Trek to Machu PicchuGroup Size: To suit group requirements - (no more than 8 hikers)Departures Day: Daily Departures - Small GroupsActivities: Adventure / Trekking / CampingPrice: From USD 350.00 Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu  Description:   This trekking expedition is one of the most pictures trips offered in Cusco region whichwill take you close of the sacred Salkantay snow peak (6,271 meters / 20569ft), one of thehighest and most stunning in the Peruvian Andes, passing through Quechua communitiesand lesser-known Inca ruins, to finally reach Aguas Calientes on the fourth day. Theimpressive Sacred Inca city of Machupicchu is visited on the last day of the program. This  itinerary is an interesting alternative for those not having found spaces on the Inca Trailtrek to Machupicchu. Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu  Itinerary   Day 1: Cusco – Machu Picchu (10 km / 6-7 hours approx.)We depart at 6 am by private transport to Mollepata (2,900 m / 9,515 ft). On the way, weenjoy a beautiful scenic journey through Mollepata, with stops for panoramic views of the “Salkantay Mountain” where we will have breakfast. One can see awesome chains of  magnificent snow capped mountains and the lush Apurimac River Valley. After we arriveto our trailhead, called Cruzpata (3,200 m / 10,500 ft), we meet our arrieros horsemen and our trekking staff, the cook and the assistants. We trek for about 3 hours throughtraditional Andean communities like Cruzpata and Challacancha where we stop for lunch.Day 2: Soraypampa – Chaullay (16 km / 9-10 hours approx.)After an early breakfast we start trekking at approx 7 am for 3 hours to start our ascent of the Apacheta pass 4, 600 m. From this point we can appreciate the spectacular views of the Mountain Salkantay, a stunning snow capped mountain (6,264 m / 20,550 ft) thesecond highest peak in the Cusco region, and also the mountains Humantay and Huayanay,white river, small lakes and moraines. From the pass on, we continue 2 hours downhill toHuayracpunku where we will have lunch. Then, we walk a further 2-3 hours downhill toour campsite in Rayan-niyoc at (2,890 m / 9,480 ft) or in Chaullay (2,920 m / 9,580 ft) (for experienced trekkers). To be decided by the guide depending on the group’s ability and walking conditions and the weather. Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu  Day 3: Chaullay – La Playa (10 km / 6 hours approx.)   We start walking at 7 am. We hike for 4 hours to LLuscamayu where we will be introducedto a high Jungle niche called Ceja de Selva.” We will see different kinds of plants, fruits, flowers, birds etc. We will also be able to observe coca and banana crops. There will betime to shower in a waterfall, take amazing pictures, and with luck we will be able to seethe famous Peruvian National Bird Gallito de las Rocas. Following lunch, we continue ona 2 hour walk to our last campsite in La Playa (2,350 m / 7,710 ft). La Playa is a smallvillage with electricity and a shop. Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu  Day 4: La Playa – Aguas Calientes (12 km / 6-7 hoursapprox.)   We begin our trek at approx 6 am to the village Lucmabamba. At Lucmabamba, we travelalong the remains of an Inka trail. We follow this rising trail, from which we will seeplantations of coffee, banana, passion fruit and a lovely view of the Santa Teresa Valley. Wewill follow the trail for 4 hours to Llactapata (2,700 m / 8,858 ft). From here, we will seeMachu Picchu for the first time (Inca city) and enjoy some free time to rest, approx 2  hours. We then continue downhill to the hydroelectric plant (1,870 m / 6,135 ft) where wehave the last lunch with all staff. At 13:30, we start our walk to Aguas Calientes town(2,000 m / 6,560 ft), about 2 hours.Day 5: Machu Picchu – CuscoWe wake up at 5:30 am, have breakfast. We will leave our luggage at the hostel and takethe earliest Tourist bus up to Machu Picchu. We usually get to Machu Picchu by 6:50 am,which is ideal to visit since at this time Machu Picchu is rather empty and offers the best chance to enjoy the beauty and magic of this stunning location quietly and peacefully. Wego through a guided tour of about 2 1/2 hours and then you will have time to explore thewhole site on your own for about 3 hours. There is time as well to climb Huayna PicchuMountain and get the best view over Machu Picchu. http://www.salkantaytrektour.com/salkantay-trek-to-machu-picchu.html  Trekking Leaders<a href= http://www.salkantaytrektour.com/salkantay-trek-to-machu-picchu.html / >Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu</a>Salkantay Peru, has been owned and operated by Cusquenian People, for the past tenyears. Arnol has many years of experience in the outdoor industry in Peru. Arnol startedout in the outdoor industry travelling the country representing two well know Peruoutdoor equipment manufacturers and then moved into the retail sector. Arnold haspassed his expert knowledge and training on to his staff who are all involved in using theequipment they sell in the outdoors.About <a href= http://www.salkantaytrektour.com/salkantay-trek-to-machu-picchu.html / >Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu</a>Salkantay Peru, is a dedicated group of travel professionals that specializes in Treks toMachu Picchu, most unique and rewarding travel destinations.We offer personalized advice on how to get the most out of your journey to Cusco, MachuPicchu and Salkantay.<a href= http://www.salkantaytrektour.com/salkantay-trek-to-machu-picchu.html / >Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu</a>Is a travel service and tour operator based in Cusco - Peru. We regularly visit and inspect the hotels and tour operators that we work with. We do this to ensure our clients receivethe best possible services available. We have assisted thousands of clients by turning theirCusco dreams into a reality.  We have a network of literally hundreds of hotels, tour operators and transportationcompanies country wide. To better assist our clients and associates, we also maintain anoffice in Cusco.   Tourist Package: <a href= http://www.salkantaytrektour.com/salkantay-trek-to-machu-picchu.html / >Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu</a>Duration: 5 Days / 4 NightsType of Tour: Alternative Trek to Machu PicchuGroup Size: To suit group requirements - (no more than 8 hikers)Departures Day: Daily Departures - Small GroupsActivities: Adventure / Trekking / CampingPrice: From USD 350.00<a href= http://www.salkantaytrektour.com/salkantay-trek-to-machu-picchu.html / >Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu</a>   Description:This trekking expedition is one of the most pictures trips offered in Cusco region whichwill take you close of the sacred Salkantay snow peak (6,271 meters / 20569ft), one of thehighest and most stunning in the Peruvian Andes, passing through Quechua communitiesand lesser-known Inca ruins, to finally reach Aguas Calientes on the fourth day. Theimpressive Sacred Inca city of Machupicchu is visited on the last day of the program. Thisitinerary is an interesting alternative for those not having found spaces on the Inca Trailtrek to Machupicchu.<a href= http://www.salkantaytrektour.com/salkantay-trek-to-machu-picchu.html / >Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu</a>ItineraryDay 1: Cusco – Machu Picchu (10 km / 6-7 hours approx.)We depart at 6 am by private transport to Mollepata (2,900 m / 9,515 ft). On the way, weenjoy a beautiful scenic journey through Mollepata, with stops for panoramic views of the “Salkantay Mountain” where we will have breakfast. One can see awesome chains of  magnificent snow capped mountains and the lush Apurimac River Valley. After we arriveto our trailhead, called Cruzpata (3,200 m / 10,500 ft), we meet our arrieros horsemen and our trekking staff, the cook and the assistants. We trek for about 3 hours throughtraditional Andean communities like Cruzpata and Challacancha where we stop for lunch.Day 2: Soraypampa – Chaullay (16 km / 9-10 hours approx.)After an early breakfast we start trekking at approx 7 am for 3 hours to start our ascent of the Apacheta pass 4, 600 m. From this point we can appreciate the spectacular views of the Mountain Salkantay, a stunning snow capped mountain (6,264 m / 20,550 ft) the
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