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3-day Salkantay Trek

3-Day Salkantay Trek

3 days

3-Day Salkantay Trek
from $495 USD

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This 3 day adventure to the base of Mt. Salkantay has been designed for those travelers with limited time. You will follow the path of the Salkantay Trek to a luxury lodge and explore trails and glacial lakes below snow capped peaks.  Add the Vistadome Train to Machu Picchu (not included), to complete your experience.


Day 1: Road to Soraypampa (LD)

Today is an exciting mix of culture and adventure. Pickup at your hotel.  The day begins with visits to the Inca archaeological site of Quillarumiyoc, followed by an afternoon hike to Salkantay Lodge. Late afternoon at leisure to enjoy the dazzling sunset over Salkantay Peak.  At dinner, there will be a briefing for day two.  Overnight lodge (LD).

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Hike to Salkantay Pass (BLD)

Today is a big day! After breakfast, you have an early morning departure from the lodge. With your guide, you will circle the Humantay glacier during your hike up the Rio Blanco River Valley to the breathtaking Salkantay Pass. Savor the views of the Salkantay glacier peak & Vilcabamba mountain range as you marvel at how far you have traveled.  Lunch en route.  Dinner and briefing in the evening.  Overnight lodge (BLD).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Visit to Humantay Glacier Lake (BL)

Today brings a unique opportunity for adventure and reflection. A vigorous morning ascent up the sloping hills adjacent to the Soraypampa plateau is rewarded with a stunning first view of the turquoise waters of Lake Humantay. Take some time to meditate in the tranquility of this magical spot and participate in a traditional Pachamama ceremony to honor Mother Earth. Return for lunch at the lodge.  In the afternoon, we drive back to Cusco and to your hotel (BL).  (Cusco hotel not included).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch


3-Day Salkantay Trek
from $495 USD
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NOTE: Prices are per person in U.S. dollars based on double/triple occupancy. All quotations are based on the current rates of park fees, VAT, other government taxes, and current exchange rates. Should any of these be increased or a new tax introduced, these increases will be added on even if your trip has already been paid for.

  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary (unless listed as excluded)
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • Pre-trek briefing
  • 2 nights accommodations at luxury lodge
  • Meals (lunch on day one through lunch on day three)
  • Bi-ligual guide
  • Guided hikes
  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses (visas, airport taxes, Internet, etc.)
  • Services in Cusco
  • Tips for your guide
  • Visit to Machu Picchu (train, entrance and tour is booked separately)
  • Personal expenses, e.g., travel insurance, alcoholic beverages, laundry, internet

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