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8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco

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Cusco, Peru
8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco

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icon8 days  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Overview

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with an 8-day Machu Picchu trip via the rugged Salkantay Trek. Spend two days exploring the Inca and colonial history in Cusco and nearby Chinchero. Then set off on an unforgettable hike amid Andean mountains and gorgeous valleys. Along the way you'll traverse various climate zones, encounter fascinating wildlife and explore magnificent Inca ruins before arriving at Aguas Calientes. From here, it's an early start to watch the sun rise over Machu Picchu and spend a day discovering this famed Inca Citadel. 
  • 8-day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu
  • Spend two day discovering the wealth of Inca and Colonial history in Cusco and the nearby Sacred Valley
  • Learn traditional dyeing and weaving techniques in Chinchero and interact with local villagers
  • Embark on a five-day trek along the Salkantay route, a stunning alternative to the often-crowded Inca Trail
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed Inca citadel Machu Picchu both with a guide and during ample free time
  • Enjoy a mix of comfy lodgings and camping beneath the stars
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Before Salkantay Trek:
All transfers
All transportationd
All tours
Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
3 night's accommodations in 2 star hotels (Hotel in Cusco : Tandapata boutique and Taypikala hotels)
Hotel in Aguas Calientes (Waman hotels)
All breakfast included in the accommodations
Professional English Speaking Tour Guide.
Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+
Chef
Mules to carry cooking and camping equipment
Pick-up and transportation from your hotel to the start of the trail
Water (excluding the first 4 hours of the trek when you need to bring your own)
4 man tent for every 2 trekkers
Hotel in Aguas Calientes on Day 4
Inflatable mattress
Oxygen bottle
First aid kit
Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (round trip)
Transportation Ollantaytambo-Cusco
Breakfast (7)
Lunch (4)
Dinner (4)
Sleeping Bag (Can be hired from us)
Single Supplement US$400 (solo travelers)
Travel Insurance - you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip
International and internal flights.
Meals not otherwise specified
Gratuities for cooks, horse herders, guides (recommended)
Huayna Picchu Entrance fee
Entrance ticket to hot springs
First breakfast and last lunch at Aguas Calientes

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When you arrive in Cusco, one member of Inkayni team will be waiting for you in the airport or bus terminal. About tours, we will pick you up from your hotel we previously booked for you.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart disease or other serious medical conditions
  • Important: Upon booking, please contact the email address on your voucher to advise of any specific requirements and flight information
  • What you need to bring:
  • Original Passport, ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
  • Clothes: Walking boots, Waterproof jacket / rain poncho, Warm jacket, Hat and gloves, T-shirts, comfortable trousers
  • Other items: Sunscreen (factor 35 or higher), insect repellent, toiletries and hand sanitize, personal medication, camera and film, torch with spare batteries
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Inkayni Peru Tours
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco?
    A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco.
    Q:
    What is the policy on sanitization during 8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco.
    Q:
    What is the social distancing policy during 8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco?
    A:The policies on social distancing are:

    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco.
    Q:
    What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco?
    A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Salkantay Trek Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco.

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