days / 3 nights
Day 1 Soraypampa - Huayracmachay:
leave Cusco at about 05.00 for the 4-hour bus ride to
the Mollepata District. We will arrive approximately at
8.30 a.m. in Mollepata. Here we will have an excellent
American breakfast. After the breakfast we drive 2 hours
with an open truck reaching almost Soroypampa. Here our
horses and horsemen will be waiting for carrying our
camping-equipment and food. We will pass the campsite
of Soroypampa. After we will continue our walking to
Salkantaypampa, where we will have our lunch. We will
walk for a few hours, to the Salkantay snow covered
mountain, with an altitude of 4650 m.s.n.m., the highest
part in our trip to Machu Picchu. We will see here the
spectacular view of the Andes, the flora and the fauna
typical from this region, including the beautiful Laguna
Soroycocha. After we will be going down to Huayracmachay,
the place of our first campsite. Here we will have
dinner and spend the night in our tents.
Day 2 Huayracmachay – La Playa:
an early breakfast at 6.00 a.m. we will
start our day walking to la Playa, Chaullay, Colpapampa,
Wiñaypuquio, and Lluscamayu. We will have lunch in one
of these campsites. After lunch we will walk for more
than four hours before arriving to La Playa village
where we will set up our camp, and where we will have
dinner. On this trip we will see many kinds of tropical
plants, like oranges, bananas, avocado, papaya, lemons,
Day 3 La Playa – Aguas Calientes:
an early breakfast in La Playa we will take a local
transport for approximately one hour to Santa Teresa
District. After arriving to Santa Teresa we will cross
the river and walk to the Hydroelectric Train Station
for having our lunch. At 3.25 PM we will take the train
to Aguas Calientes, which will take 45 minutes. In the
evening we will be having a menu in a nice restaurant in
Aguas Calientes. In the night you will have here the
possibility to visit and enjoy the hot springs.
Day 4 Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu – Cusco:
wake up at 5.00 a.m. for having breakfast in our Hostal
and after we will be taking the bus for arriving to the
Lost City of Machu Picchu. Our guide will give a two
hour explanation about everything concerning the ruins.
After this we will have free time for taking pictures.
The lunch and dinner on this day will not be will
belong to your free-time. In the afternoon we will go
back to Aguas Calientes at 4.00 pm to the train station
to take the backpacker train to Cusco Optional to be
considered the possibility of one extra night in Aguas
Optional instead of backpacker train, Vistadome.
What is excluded
What to bring
One sleeping bag per person: You can rent a sleeping
from Bramatours/Birdingperu. Costs US$ 16.00 for 4
Backpack with a change of clothes for the whole
period of the trek.
Rain jacket or poncho
Strong footwear, ideally trekking or sport shoes.
Warm clothes, including jacket, fleece and sweaters.
Flashlight and batteries.
Camera, films and batteries
Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain or
Sun block and insect repellent.
Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, etc.
Water bottle, ideally non disposable canteen and
sterilizing tablets ie.Micropur.
Swimsuit (if you intend to go to the hot springs)
Cash in soles and/or US$
Optional: walking sticks or poles
extra horse to carry your additional personal items
US$ 80.00 / 4 days.
Transfer from your hotel in the morning with private bus
to Soroypampa, the starting point of the trek, breakfast
Igloo tents: max. 3 persons in each 4-persons-capacity
tent, to allow for higher comfort and a safe keeping
One mattress per person
Dining tent combined with kitchen tent
Cook and cooking equipment
Horsemen and horses (to carry tents, food and
Accommodation for our guides, cook and horsemen
Meals (04B, 03L, 03D + morning snacks + tea service
for 3 days)
Others: hot water every morning and evening for
washing purposes / boiled water to fill in your
water bottle every morning and night, and at lunch
time if requested with enough time ahead
First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
Entrance Fee to Machu Picchu, bus up and down,
transport back to Cusco
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