INCA TRAIL SALKANTAY TO MACHU PICCHU: 5D4N
Inka trail five days around the slopes of Salkantay and its’ snowy cordillera, through altitudes, landscapes and ecosytems from Alpine to Cloud Forest. Backcountry trekking, visiting isolated farmers villages and quechua speaking peoples, recovered Inca Trails and Archaeology, dramatic scenery and extra Explorations of Machu Picchu
We Provide and Include: Itinerary transport roundtrip from Cusco-Licensed, Bilingual, history and naturalist Tour Guides-All Itinerary Meals, including vegetarian & snacks, Safety orientation and Equipment for optional activities-First Aid kit and Oxygen-Tour specific Sleeping bags, air mattresses and Expedition grade tents-Dining tent, Cook & Services-Horses,Mules,Llamas, wrangler staff, and emergency or back-up horse-Ecological, portable toilets-All Entrance Tickets-Bus up and down for Machu Picchu-Pre-purchased Return Train connections to Cusco.optional hikes in Machu picchu and Huayna picchu mountains and the Intipunku Inca trail.
Difficulty of the trek: easy to moderate , good physical conditions.
Day 1: Distance: 7km, Altitude: 3553 to 4000 mts, hours 5, camping 4000mts
Day 2: Distance: 15km, Altitude: 4000 to 4600 mts, hours 8 camping 3000mts
Day 3: Distance: 14km, Altitude: 3000 to 2100 mts, hours 7, camping 2100mts
Day 4: Distance: 11km, Altitude: 2100 to 2950 hours 6.hotel 2060mts
Day 5: Distance: 7km, Altitude: 2060 to 2450 mts, hours 7, Hotel Cusco 3300mts
Ecosystems: Scrub bush vegetation, Andean semi dry forest, cloud forest, inter Andean valleys. Grass land, alpine, glaciers.
Highlights: Some Inca remains. High biodiversity, flora, fauna. Ancient Inca road, sacred mountains, amazing landscape.
Climate: The temperature varies in between below ºC to 2ºC,morning ,night to 20ºC,middle day to 25ºC day.mountain weather sunny to cloudy,windy.
Note: For adjusting to tour altitude, we suggest one day tours like the Sacred Valley, River Rafting and the City Tour of Cusco. As Guides we offer 100% Gauranteed Information, for your sensibilities – about the best specific hotel rooms and services around Peru, like extra windows and other amenities.