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We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 5:30 am, and by bus go to Mollepata. From there, we will go to Marqoqasa. At around 9:30 am, we will begin trekking to Soraypampa (3,900m), where we will be spending the night at a camp site. Once there, you can either relax at the site, or venture to the Umantay lake (4,200m). That trip will take approximately 3 hours there and back.
We will wake up at 6:00 am, have breakfast and hike up to the highest point of the trek, the Salkantay pass (4,650m). It is a tough ascent and will take approximately 3 hours and covers 7 kilometers. You will get to see several peaks from the pass, including Salkantay. Afterwards, we will descend to the camp for lunch. After that, we will start trekking through the amazon rain forest until we reach the village of Chaullay (2,900m), where we will camp for the night.
After waking up at 6:00 am and having breakfast, we will begin trekking through the Santa Teresa valley to Playa Sahuayaco. The hike is beautiful, full of waterfalls, plantations and the village of Colpapampa. At Playa, we will eat lunch and then catch a transport to the Hydroelectric train station. From there, you can either take a train at your own expense, or hike on the tracks to Aguas Calientes, where we will enjoy dinner in a restaurant and sleep in a hotel.
On the final day, at around 5:00 am, we will wake up, have breakfast, and take one of the first buses up to Machu Picchu. You will have hours to explore the beautiful ruins. You can walk to the sun gate, or go to Waynapichu. After that, you can walk or take a bus down to Aguas Calientes, have lunch, then we will take the train to Poroy or Ollantaytambo, where you will then be transferred back to your hotel in Cusco.
Your hotel in Cusco where you will be picked up.
Camping at various campsites, hotel in Aguas Calientes.
Participants should bring the following items with them: light back pack, rain gear, plastic ponchos (can be purchased for 1 USD in Cuzco), strong, waterproof footwear, extra socks, sandals, warm clothes, thermal clothing, sleeping bag, flashlight with extra batteries, camera, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, toilet paper in a plastic bag, snacks, water purifying tablets, medical kit, small towel, swimsuit, emergency money, original passport and student card if you have one, walking sticks (can be rented if you don't have them) and binoculars if you have them.
We “Southamerica planet” are a Belgian / Peruvian travel agency. Our main offices are located in the INCA capital “Cusco”+ Lima
Vicky (Peruvian who work many years for tourists in Cusco and Arequipa) and Dirk (Belgian who traveled many years around South America as tourist and tour leader) are the owners.
Southamerica planet have already 18 years experience in the travel industry. We started 18 years ago in cusco. We like to show you this amazing different continent. With our professional team we show you this adventure in individual tours or in a tour group with professional tour leader.Read our clients travel reports, all happy with our service!
Also this year 2020 we are official Inca trail operator. With all good tents and material, good cooks and good English speaking guides.
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