ITINERARY

This 3 adventure to the base of Mt. Salkantay has been designed for those travelers with limited time. You will follow the path of the Salkantay Trek to our signature lodge and explore trails and glacial lakes below snow capped peaks - an experience with the same high touch guiding and services for which MLP is well known.



THE ROAD TO SORAYPAMPA

Day 1 is an exciting mix of culture and adventure. The day begins with a visit to the Inca archaeological site of Quillarumiyoc, followed by an afternoon hike to Salkantay Lodge. Late afternoon at leisure to enjoy the dazzling sunset over Salkantay Peak.

  • Early morning pick-up in Cusco
  • Visit to Quillarumiyoc
  • Lunch at El Pedregal in Mollepata
  • Afternoon hike to Soraypampa
  • Dinner & information briefing for Day 2

Challacancha - Soraypampa

Approximately 3 hours

Easy to Moderate

Overnight at Salkantay Lodge (12,690’/3,869m)





A View from the Top: Journey to the Salkantay Pass

Day 2 is a big day! After an early morning departure from the lodge, you will circle the Humantay glacier during your hike up the Rio Blanco River Valley to the breathtaking Salkantay Pass. Savor the views of the Salkantay glacier peak & Vilcabamba mountain range as you marvel at how far you have traveled.

  • Early breakfast at lodge
  • Hike to the Salkantay Pass (15,213’/4636m)
  • Round-trip hike to the Salkantay Pass (15,213’/4636m)
  • Lunch en route
  • Late afternoon at leisure
  • Dinner & information briefing for Day 3

Salkantay Lodge – Salkantay Pass (round-trip)

Approximately 6 hours

Challenging

Overnight at Salkantay Lodge (12,690’/3,869m)



TRANQUILITY AT HUMANTAY GLACIER LAKE

Day 3 brings a unique opportunity for adventure and reflection. A vigorous morning ascent up the sloping hills adjacent to the Soraypampa plateau is rewarded with a stunning first view of the turquoise waters of Lake Humantay. Take some time to meditate in the tranquility of this magical spot and participate in a traditional Pachamama ceremony to honor Mother Earth.

  • Early breakfast at lodge
  • Hike to Lake Humantay (round trip)
  • Pachamama ceremony
  • Lunch at lodge
  • Drive back to Cusco (drop-off at hotel)

Salkantay Lodge – Lake Humantay (13,780’/4200 m)

Approximately 5 hours

Moderate





Join us for an exciting adventure in the Andean highlands.

US$499
3 day program
2018 / 2019

Details

  • 3D/2N round-trip itinerary starting in Cusco
  • Departures from November 2018 – March 2019 (except December 15th-31st)
  • Rate is per person based on shared accommodations.
  • Single traveler accommodation request: Subject to a 50% supplemental charge
  • Single traveler willing to share: Subject to a 25% supplemental charge
  • A non-refundable deposit of US$ 250.00 per person is required to confirm a reservation.
  • We recommend arriving in Cusco 1-2 days prior to your departure date for altitude acclimatization.
  • Please review the Terms and Conditions for a full list of inclusions and details.

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Extend your Salkantay Excursion with a half-day visit to Machu Picchu

MLP offers an additional Machu Picchu excursion including
an overnight in the Sacred Valley and a half-day guided visit to Machu Picchu.

Itinerary

  • Afternoon departure from Salkantay Lodge on Day 3 of the Salkantay Excursion
  • Scenic drive to our hotel in the Sacred Valley
  • Overnight at hotel
  • Morning train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (approximately 1.5 hours)
  • Short bus ride to Machu Picchu (approximately 20 minutes)
  • Guided visit of Machu Picchu (approximately 2 hours)
  • Train ride back to Ollantaytambo to meet our vehicle for transfer to Cusco

Please note: This program will only be available as an extension of our 3-day Lodge Excursion program and will operate from November 2018 - March 2019 (except December 15th - 31st).



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