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Salkantay Trek 5 day/4 nightCOD: BT/ST
Backpacker Trip: Salkantay Trek
5 day / 4 night trek to Machu Picchu.
Fast becoming the most popular backpacker alternative to the Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu, the Salkantay is definitely something different. Named after one of the magnificent giant peaks you will see during the trek, the 5 days of Salkantay will get you away from the crowds the Inca Trail will expose you. You will also visit little known Inca sites and ascend to an altitude of 4,600 meters. Some are calling this one of the greatest treks on the continent with the added feature of Machu Picchu awaiting you at the end of the trail.
Frequency: Daily Departures
Minimum No. of People: 1
Duration: 5 days
Age Range: 18-55 years
Suitability: for anyone with an average - good level of fitness and mobility. This tour takes place at altitude and does require you to carry your own belongings.
Note 1: It is best to arrive to Cusco a couple of days before departure to acclimatise to the altitude. You will need to arrive by at least 05:30pm the day before the trip to attend a pre-departure briefing.
Note 2: On your return to Cusco after the trip you are dropped in a central location.
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