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This stunning trek passes under the magnificent mountain Salkantay (6.271 m.a.s.l / 20569 Pies), one of the highest and most impressive of the Peruvian Andes. His first two days will be dominated by the impressive "Apus" Salkantay and Huamantay, while touring the high puna landscape. The third day descend to the warm cloud forest to reach Aguas Calientes the fourth day. The impressive Inca city of Machu Picchu sacred visiting during the last day of the program. This tour is an interesting option for those who have not found space trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu alternative. The Salkantay Trek (Salcantay Trek or), was recently named among the 25 best treks in the world by National Geographic Adventure Travel.
Along the Salkantay trail, you will journey through varied terrain both challenging and awe-inspiring. Up-close views of glacier mountain peaks, mysterious fog surrounding fields of boulders, and cattle drives through the most remote of mountain areas are sights that will only enhance the spectacular topography, lush vegetation, and intriguing archaeological areas that you will encounter. Locals, still proudly attached to their Andean heritage, will greet you along the way and give you a glimpse into their rarely seen world. Led by well-respected and extremely knowledgeable Qeros Tours Peru guides, you are guaranteed personal attention and a commitment to safety.
Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu
Have a great time hiking the electrifying Salkantay Trek combined with the renowned Inca Trail relishing in nature's wonders while walking the path of the Incas. The Salkantay Mountain (6,264m/20,551ft) known as one of the Sacred Apus surrounding Abancay & Cusco is the most remarkable peak in ...
The breath-taking Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu combines remarkable cultural highlights and natural scenery, and is therefore the number one alternative to the Inca trail. This trekking experience has been designed to offer a challenge: feel the thrill of climbing up to high passes and ...