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5-Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Cusco, Peru

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icon5 days  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English


Embark on a 5-day hike along Peru's Salkantay Trek, culminating with a visit to Machu Picchu: one of the 7 New Wonders of the World. Less congested than the popular Inca Trail, the Salkantay Trek is just as spectacular You'll wind your way over mountain passes, past incredible Andes peaks, through cloud forest and along riverbeds—stopping to soak in thermal baths as you go. Enjoy an early morning tour of the 'Lost Inca City' and extra time to explore on your own. This guided multi-day journey includes round-trip Cusco transport.
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
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Private transportation to the beginning of the trek
1 night in Aguas Calientes hostel
3 nights camping, with all camping equipment included, except sleeping bag
Chef during the hike, helpers, horsemen, cargo horses as well as riding horses for the passengers
All tours stated in the itinerary are with English-speaking guides
Train ride from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo on the Vistadome trains from Peru Rail or Similar
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Dinner (4)
Breakfast (4)
Lunch (4)
Sleeping bags for the trek

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Optional briefing orientation is held the night before departure. We will pick you up from your Cusco hotel the morning of the trek.


  • Velazco Astete Airport, Cusco Peru

Departure Time

6:00 AM
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Please provide a copy of every participants passport after confirmation so we can secure train tickets.
  • Note: There are optional activities including zip line in the rainforest and hot springs on the 4th day. You can contact the local tour operator to arrange these activities
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Amazing Andean Adventures

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during 5-Day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu?
This activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers.

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