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$720 Outdoor Activities

3 Day Salkantay Humantay Lake Sky Domes & Train to Machu Picchu

Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Humantay Lake – SoraypampaWe pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 a.m. to drive for about 3 hours to Mollepata where we start our Salkantay trek . As soon as we are at mollepata while you have breakfast the cook and the horseman will pack all the camping equipment and cooking stuff and we start hiking the first 3 hours will be a little bit uphill to get Cruzpata where we will have lunch with panoramic views of beautiful snow-capped mountains (Humantay; 4120m/13500ft and Salkantay; 6271m/20575ft) – just the start! We will begin our Salkantay trek towards Soraypampa, our first Salkantay Trek camping spot (3800 m/11750ft; the highest and coldest campsite of the trip) we will be very close to the second highest Salkantay snow capped -mountain of Cusco.1ST DAY:Total distance: 15 km (aprox.)Estimated walking time: 7-8 hoursMaximum altitude point: 3,800 m (aprox.)Campsite altitude: 3,800 m (aprox.)Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay Pass – Sakantay Lake – Soraypampa – Ollantaytambo- Aguas Calientes.After having our Salkantay Trek breakfast we start walking about 6:30 am ,because this day will take us 4 hours is uphill to get the highest point of the Salkantay Trek (4650m/15200ft) located halfway between 2 huge mountains; Salkantay on the right and Tucarhuay on the left. From the pass, the views of the 2 snow-capped mountains are incredible. There is a possibility of snow here. After a rest and get a group picture, we will be back on the same path to Soraypampa where have lunch and relax then after we will take the bus back to Cusco and the to Ollantaytambo to take the train to aguas calientes and do overnight in Aguas Calientes.2ND DAY:Total distance: 11 km (aprox.)Estimated walking time: 5 – 6 hoursMaximum altitude point: 4,650 m (aprox.)Day 3: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo – CuscoWe wake up early morning about 4 am to then to 4:30 to have the breakfast and leave to walk up to Machupicchu which takes one and half hours up to machupicchu but there is another option to catch the first bus which leaves 5:30 to Machupicchu (25-minutes long) in order to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun is rising. A walking tour (approximately 2 hours) is given by your Guide and after this you can explore the mysterious city by yourselves. If you still have energy you can also climb Huaynapicchu (2720m/8890ft)!!! It takes 45 minutes to reach the top.and after enjoying machupicchu you have to go down to aguas calientes to take the train back to ollantaytambo and then bus back cuscoMeals: BreakfastTotal distance: 4 km (aprox.)Estimated walking time: 1- 2 hoursMaximum altitude point: 2,700 m (aprox.)

$565 Cultural & Theme Tours


DAY 1: SACRED VALLEYThis day we will visit the "Sacred Valley of the Incas" The tour starts at 08:00 AM in the morning, we will drive from Cusco to Pisac wher we’ll visit the famous market of crafts as well as the archaeological site of Pisac with picturesque terraces on the mountains, after that we head to Urubamba where we can enjoy a buffet lunch with a variety of typical Peruvian dishes.Then we’ll visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, it was a Tambo or accommodation in the Incas time. It was named in honor of the Chief Ollanta, famous for his affair with an Inca princess, daughter of Pachacutec Inca. Ollantaytambo is the only city of the Incas in Peru which is still inhabited.Finally we will go to Ollantaytambo train station, where we will take the train at 15:37 hrs, we need to be 30 minutes in advance according to the requirements. You are goint to do a trip of 1 hours and 40 minutso by train to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town.Once you arreive to Aguas Calientes, ours staff will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel.Free afternoon to visit the hot springs.Overnight at hotel in Aguas Calientes. DAY 02: MACHUPICCHU TOUR AND RETURN TO CUSCOThis day at 06:00 am the tour guide will take you to the bus station, to take the bus towards to Machu Picchu. we will make a 30 minute journey by car to reach the entrance  Machu Picchu, Then we have the guidance in Machu Picchu, approximately 2 an half hours tour, visiting the most important places with our guide, places like the Inti Watana, the Temple of the Condor, the main square, the sacred rock and others, the tour guide also will take you to the special point to get the panoramic photos of Machu Picchu At an appropriate time we descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon you’ll board the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff is waiting to take you to the city of Cusco. Aprox. time to arrive to Cusco 08:00 PM

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