Ultimate Machu Picchu - Salkantay Trek

Cusco, Peru

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Trek into the Andes on this less-crowded alternative to reach Machu Picchu. Visit local markets, temples, and a coffee farm while marveling at the beautiful scenery.

Details

Duration: 8 Days
Starts in: Cusco, Peru
Ends in: Cusco, Peru
Group Size: 1-10
Difficulty: 4/5

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OneSeed Expeditions

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
Hike up and over Salkantay Pass for breathtaking views of the valley below
Stay overnight with a family in Lucmabamba to learn about their local coffee farm
Explore Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and the stunning archaeological site at Machu Picchu

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive to Cusco
Day 2: Day hike to Sacred Valley
Day 3: Trek to Salkantay Pampa
Day 4: Trek over Salkantay Pass to Colcapampa
Day 5: Trek to homestay in Lucmabamba
Day 6: Complete trek and travel to Aguas Calientes
Day 7: Explore Machu Picchu and return to Cusco
Day 8: International departures

NOT INCLUDED BUT REQUIRED
Emergency medical & evacuation insurance (required)

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