One of the best excursions in the world: Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu
Are you looking to explore Peru and Machu Picchu? There are many tours to choose from, therefore, it is important to choose an experienced and enthusiastic team to direct your trip. Discover one of our best packages: our recently redesigned Salkantay Trek and Humantay Lagoon tour. Explore with a passionate and qualified Alpaca Expeditions guide and you will surely leave with an incredible experience.
Highlights of Salkantay Trek and Humantay Lake
First, this adventure trip is better for people in a moderate or better way. The trip to Salkantay Trek & Humantay Lagoon consists of 5.5 exciting days and 5 incredible nights. Start the trip from your hotel in Cusco and meet the Alpaca trekking team. From there you will be transferred to the campsite in Soraypampa. That night, you will enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world.
At the campsite, your guides are comfortably accommodated in their shops. Next, savor a delicious dinner prepared by our top-notch chefs. Later that night, contemplate the amazing night sky adorned by innumerable stars.
After a full night’s rest, you will get up early to have a hearty breakfast before the first walk. The first day’s walk begins with a visit to the Humantay Lagoon. Enjoy the crystal clear waters of this famous site. Some believe that touching the frozen waters ensures that you will stay young forever! At this point, walk towards Salkantay Pass, the highest point of your walk. From here you descend to your campsite.
Experience cool mountains and lush rainforests
Your second day of hiking begins in the cold mountains, but ends at a lower and warmer altitude. Explore the impressive waterfalls and the exuberant native flora and fauna of Peru. Each day of the trip brings you closer to the beautiful land and the people of the area. Day 3 offers his first look at Machu Picchu. Enjoy the sunset over this masterpiece of the Incas in our private camp.
After that, the highlight of the fourth day is to see an incredible waterfall that currently generates electricity for the Cusco region. Following the same path as the man who rediscovered Machu Picchu in 1911, he will marvel at natural beauty. Your hotel is waiting for you at the end of a long day of walking. Rest well, the next day you explore Machu Picchu!
Your last day is what you’ve been waiting for. Visiting Machu Picchu with our expert guides is an experience like no other. There is also time to take a look around the site on your own. Or, make arrangements to walk Huayna Picchu. Either way, your time in Machu Picchu will be amazing.
Why travel with Andean expeditions?
When booking a trip with Andean Peru Treks, you can expect local and friendly guides, delicious food, scenic itineraries and comfortable camping conditions. We recruit the best local guides. They expertly tell ancient tales about the sites in Peru and Machu Picchu. In addition, we believe that safety is paramount, therefore, our guides are trained and equipped to handle any situation. For more information about the Salkantay Trek or any other tour, contact us.