DAY 01: CUSCO-MOLLEPATA-SORAYPAMPA
We leave Cusco at 06: 00 am by bus and it take a few hours to get to the village of Mollepata, passing through the peaceful valley of Anta. In Mollepata we will pack our horses and begin the trek towards the majestic peak of Salkantay. After a breakfast in Mollepata , we start walking to Cruz Pata and finally we will arrive in Soraypampa (which is located at 3850 above sea level).
DAY 02: SORAYPAMPA-SALKANTAY-CHAULLAY
After a breakfast very early in the morning at about 6:00 am we continue walking to Pampa Salkantay. We cross the Umantay pass at 4500 meters above sea level. In this place we can observe the snow and glaciers from Salkantay. We descend to Chaullay which is located at 2 900 meters above sea level .
DAY 03: CHAULLAY – SANTA TERESA.
Continuing walking for another five hours we will cross a cloud forest. Than we take the bus to the village of Santa Teresa.
DAY 04: SANTA TERESA – HIDROELECTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES.
After breakfast we walk for approximately one hour to la Oroya , where we cross the river and continue to the the hydro electrical plant of Machu Picchu. From here we take the train to the town of Aguas Calientes.
DAY 05: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU-CUZCO.
We take the bus to up to the ruins of Machu Picchu, where the guide explains about this Inca city . The afternoon will be free to do some more exploring in the ruins. We return from Aguas Calientes by train arriving in Cuzco in the evening.
Transport Cusco - Mollepata
Meals, 5 x breakfast ,4 x lunch, 4 x dinner
Cook and kitchen equipment
Mules to carry the equipment and food
Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
Train ticket to return in Expedition service from Aguas Calientes to Cusco
Breakfast on the first day
Lunch and dinner on the last day
Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks bottled mineral water
Entrance ticket for the trail Mollepata-Pampa Salkantay-Lucmabamba-Llactapata (the cost is 127.00 soles but at the moment this fee has been suspended)
Personal porters (clients carry their own backpack and other personal belongings)
Any fines for over weighted luggage on the train