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Salkantay & Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

His exceptional trek takes hikers around the base of Mount Salkantay. To the Incas, this great peak was the home of the gods. The highest peak visible from Machu Picchu, this snow-capped giant is still central to the beliefs of
per person
7D / 6N
Demanding
Cusco – Peru
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Salkantay trek – Chillca Path

To the Incas, the regal mountain called Apu Salkantay was the home of the gods (“Apu” means spirit).The highest peak near Machu Picchu, this snow-capped giant is still central to beliefs of the Incas’ descendants, the Quechua people of the
per person
5D / 4N
Moderate
Cusco – Peru
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Salkantay trek – Santa Teresa Path

This spectacular trekking route takes walkers through picturesque high Andean scenery and cloud forest ecosystems. After passing through a range of ecological niches, the reward on the final day is a guided visit to Machu Picchu, the greatest surviving legacy
per person
5D / 4N
Moderate
Yes
eco-camp

Salkantay EcoCamp (4 days)

For the Incas, the great mountain Apu Salkantay was the home of the gods (in Quechua, Apu means “mountain god”).
per person
Horses grazing in front of eco-domes.

Alternative trek to Machu Picchu in eco-domes

The new eco-camps among the 5-day trek from Cusco to Machu Picchu are the first sustainable, eco-friendly luxury camping experience in Peru. The campsites have organic gardens, solar energy and natural water sources providing our guests a luxurious experience surrounded
per person
5D / 4N
Yes
Log bridge river salkantay trek

Cusco and the alternative Inca Trail

We begin in Cusco, once the ancient capital of the Inca civilization and presently inhabited by the descendants of the Inca's and those of Spanish origin. The city’s narrow streets are bordered by Inca and Spanish architecture and the plazas
per person
11D / 10N
Moderate
Yes
Coca Leaf / Andean Adventures Peru

Dealing with altitude sickness in Cusco

When we meet our travelers in Cusco, among other things, we advise them about altitude sickness, known in Peru as soroche. By offering certain recommendations, our aim is to help them to avoid the symptoms of this condition. So that

Machu Picchu viewed from above

Machu Picchu

During this two day / 1 night tour you will visit the sacred valley of the Inca’s as well as the legendary lost city of Machu Picchu.
per person
Full Day
Yes
Year around