In our Salkantay Tours you will take an exhilarating experience that will takes you to the wild and thrilling heights of the Andes. Traverse through mountain passes, explore ancient Inca ruins, and enjoy some of the most stunning views in all of Peru. Adventure awaits as you witness breathtaking glaciers, glacial lakes, snow-capped peaks, and rolling green meadows, to name a few highlights. Whether taking a full tour or any of our Salkantay trek tours, get ready for an unforgettable journey! Join Us.
Get a unique view of Machu Picchu: Along your journey, you will explore ancient ruins, and at the highest point on the trek (4,600 meters), you’ll experience a majestic backdrop for Machu Picchu.
Explore Inca Ruins: The Salkantay Trek is an amazing opportunity to explore Inca Ruins. Throughout your five-day trek, you’ll come across beautiful stone relics from the pre-Columbian era.
Challenge yourself: The Salkantay Trek is a great way to challenge yourself while enjoying Peru’s spectacular landscapes. As you traverse over rugged mountain trails, lush forests and glacial lakes, you’ll experience the thrill of facing Mother Nature’s wildest elements.
Make friends along the journey: Trekking the Salkantay Trail provides wonderful opportunities to make friends with local people and other travelers.
Experience Different Peruvian Climates: Exploring the Salkantay Trail offers a range of microclimates that you won’t find anywhere else on Earth. On the trek, you will traverse through snowy mountain peaks, lush cloud forests and humid jungles, with each offering unique experiences in terms of climate and wildlife
Did you know that...
Salkantays meaning Quechua words "Slaca", which means wild, and Antay, is “a cloud or snow..
How tall is Salkantay?About 15,090 feet (4,600 meters)
How difficult is Salkantay?3-4 on a scale that reaches up to 7
How many km is Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu?Approximately 74 km (45.98 miles),
Follow your own rules
Tell us about your interests and get a call with one of our travel experts so we can plan your trip together.
We recommend you to plan your adventure during the dry season, between April and October.
How many days should I trek?
The Salkantay Trek usually takes 4 days and 3 nights to complete. This includes time for acclimatization, taking in the scenery, and visits to various Incan ruins along the way. If you're looking for a challenging yet rewarding experience, the Salkantay Trek is definitely one for you.
Best Itinerary tour for saltantay
Day 1: Arrive to Cusco/Mollepata/Challacancha/Soraypampa/Humantay Lake/ Sky Camp
Day 2: Salkantay Pass/Huayracmachay/ Chaullay/Andean Huts
Day 3: Colpapampa/La Playa/Lucmabamba /Jungle Domes
Day 4: Llactapata/ Hidroelectrica/ Aguas Calientes
Day 5: Machu Picchu/ Ollantaytambo/ Cusco OUT