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Salkantay & Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

9 DAYS Starting from $3,990 per person

Explore Cusco, the erstwhile capital of the Incas, then venture off the beaten trail with this 9-day Salkantay & Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. This trek will take you past Incachiriasca, an impressive peak in the Vilcabamba Range that offers an exciting twist on the regular Salkantay route and boasts the added advantage of solitude while you hike through glorious scenery. While on the trail, you’ll camp and eat in comfort, and your adventure will be supported by experienced guides. Top it all off with a private tour of magnificent Machu Picchu.


Trip at a Glance



  • Get to know Cusco, the one-time capital of the Incan empire, as you acclimatize to the altitude. You’ll have time to spend at your leisure, as well as a guided tour of the vibrant city’s key sites, including Sacsayhuaman, Koricancha and Cusco’s Cathedral.
  • Admire the breathtaking views of the snowy peaks of the Vilcabamba mountain range as you hike along the lesser-known trail past Humantay and Salkantay, exploring ruins, ancient canal systems and lookout points along the way.
  • Hike through gorgeous scenery from tropical cloud forests to bamboo groves, tiny Andean villages, valleys of rich vegetation and waterfalls.
  • Hike to the Inca Gate of the Sun, from which you will enjoy your first view of the ancient mountaintop citadel of Machu Picchu.
  • An early start will allow you to explore Machu Picchu in tranquility before the crowds arrive. You will be given a tour that reveals the history and mystery of the ruins.
  • Camp in ultimate comfort and warmth, with quality sleeping bags and Therm-a-Rest sleeping mats in your spacious two-man tent. Porters will carry your kit, and you'll even have the use of a private tented bathroom in the campsite.
  • Time allowing, take in a fascinating tour of Lima, with stops at the Larco Archaeological Museum, the San Francisco Monastery and the waterfront district of Miraflores.

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