CLASSIC INCA TRAIL VIA SALKANTAY TREK 6D/5N (UNIQUE)

FIRST SALKANTAY & INCA TRAIL DAY : Cusco/Mollepata/Soraypampa

Early morning beautiful scenic drive from Cusco to Mollepata and up to Soraypampa where we camp at the head of the trail. Our Mule wrangles and mules will be waiting . You will enjoy tea time and later dinner in our dinning tent, with tables and stools and a good cook that will prepair excellent meals.

SECOND SALKANTAY & INCA TRAIL DAY: Soraypampa/ Sisaypampa

We start our trek escorted by a bilingual guide and camp crew. Mules carry our luggage and a few saddle horses are available in case they are needed. Today, we slowly hike up to the Inca Chirihasca Pass at 5,000 meters. We hike along the right face of the massive Salcantay with magnificent views of snow- covered peaks. Then we descend to our camp at Sisaypampa.

NOTE: we must get a permit to get the inca trail. click here to see inca trail avalabilities

THIRD SALKANTAY & INCA TRAIL DAY: Sisaypampa / Huayllabamba:

After a healthy breakfast, we start hiking, by passing the hamlet of Huayllabamba and entering the main Inca Trail. We then go through an Andean cloudforest to camp at Huayllabamba (where you join the group of the Inca Trail)

FOURTH SALKANTAY & INCA TRAIL DAY: Huayllabamba/ Pacaymayo:

Early morning rise to start our hike to the Warmiwanusca Pass. Entering a clear Inca Trail , this is one of the best days on the Inca trail Magnificent views of Salcantay snow mountain Ranges and the to paycaymayo campsite.

FIFTH SALKANTAY & INCA TRAIL SALKANTAY & INCA TRAIL DAY :Pacaymayo /Phuyupatamarca

Early morning wake-up to explore the incan sites of Runkuracay on the way up to the second pass 3900m.a.s.l and then sayacmarca incan site and we stop at chaskicocha to have lunch and the to phuyupatamarca to camp( where we will get a nice view of mountain range of Machupicchu and many more mountains

SIXTH SALKANTAY & INCA TRAIL DAY : Phuyupatamarca /MachuPicchu

After an early breakfast at 3:00am then we start going down to Wiñayhuayna and then to the sungate to see machupicchu city( we walk approximately 4 or 5 hours to get Machupicchu from the last camping spot and then you have two hours to explore the city of Machupicchu with your tour guide and then you will have free time to explore by yourself and then you must go down to aguas calientes to take the train back to ollanta and then bus back to cusco.

INCLUDES:

  • Private Tourist transportation Cusco – Mollepata and Soraypampa(The Trailhead) (We never share Bus service with other companies as most agencies do here to minimize costs)
  • English – Spanish speaking guide for 6 days of the Inca Trail and Machupicchu.(All our Guides work for us only) All of them speak Fluent English.
  • Second Guide Over 08 people Group(Large Group Service)
  • Thermarest air-inflate Confortable sleeping Mattress (While others agencies are using foam mat) Thats why many of them run away from us. Because they dont want their passengers to see the Quality of our Camping equipment)
  •  Cook and assistance of the Cook.(We have chosen the best cook/cheffs and all are trained by Amazon Garden Lodge every month)
  • Cooking equipment (We use New cooking equipment and change all every 3 months)
  • Snacks (Fruits, energy bars)
  • Daily tea service (Wake up Coca tea and afternoon tea time(Happy hour) with full of popcorn and special snacks made by our cooks)
  • Dining equipment including portable chairs and tables
  • Food service in the campsites (5 breakfast, 5 lunches, 5 dinners, 5 snacks) – nutritionally balanced menu: Buffet style Plenty of food you will never be hungry with us! as well as Guinea Pig for free because we want you to taste all from Peru.
  • Vegetarian and free Gluten menu at no extra cost (Please let us know at the time of booking)
  • Two person tents (3-people capacity tent used as doubles – Kayla Doite) 4 season tent Aluminium poles Tents
  • Porter Service. As detailed in the table authorised by the INC. (To carry our camping equipment and food) We Never overload our porters.
    Please, see a detailed page where you can see how we threat our porter Chaskis: And dont be fooled by some agencies who are offering free portering service. thats why many of our brother porters are forced to carry.
  • Horseman and Horses to carry all the camping equipment, food as well as 7 kilos of your personal stuff (Salkantay Trail Section 1,2 and part of the 3rd day only. then we will use Porters because horses are not allowed to use on the Inca Trail)
    Please note: On the inca trail you must carry all your personal stuff unless you hire an extra portering service.(See below Please).
  • Salkantay Trail, Inca Trail and Machupicchu entrance fees as well as all the Inca Trail permits, valid for 6 days
  • Inca Trail entrance fee/permits and insurance policy of life for porters and cooks.
  • Visit to Machu Picchu on the 6th day (2 hours guide tour to explore the whole incan site)
  • Camping equipment and basic field equipment for our porters as well as adecuate clothing like: (Sleeping bag, Mat, Jacket, T-shirt, pant, rain poncho, shoes, hat, belts, proper backpack to carry the equipment and all of them are limited to carry 20kg only)
  • Return Tourist Expeditions train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo. Train time is at 6:20pm and this time will allow you to stay in machupicchu almost all day without rushing your Exploration. and if you upgrade to Vistadome the train will be at 3:48pm.
  •  Private Transportation from the train station of Ollantaytambo to Cusco(2 hours drive) and drop off at the hotel.(we only use our Private Transportation. so you will never wait at the train station till the bus of 30 ppl gets full)
  • First-aid kit (Our Guide will carry while on the Inca Trail) Please, note all our Guides are trained every year in first-aid)
  • Emergency oxygen bottle (Our guide will carry while on the Inca Trail)
  • Rain waterproof cover for your day backpacks
  • Pre trek Orientation – briefing (Hotel or Office) Let us know once you are at the office or by email.
  • Single Tents upon request with no extra cost.
  • Water for Driking: we will supply with filtered and boiled water and your bottles will be filled at each meal time.
  • Free “I survived ” T-shirt and certificate (only for PEOPLE who successfully complete the trek!!!)

IT DOESNT INCLUDE:

  • Extra expenses
  • Breakfast – Day 1
  • Lunch and dinner – Day 6
  • Pillows
  • Entrance to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes town(US$5)
  • Tips (optional)
  • Travel and health insurance.(bring copies with you please):Amazon Garden Lodge highly recommend to get an insurance of trip cancellation/interruption insurance to protect your travel investment. Included with your pre-departure package, bring your travel insurance to cover trip cancellation, interruption, baggage loss and delay, emergency medical evacuation insurance and emergency medical expense insurance.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Original passport and copies (and Student card (ISIC) green card if you are student ). Note ( you have to bring your student card to machu picchu because you are going to be required to show at the Machupicchu control point
  • Travel Insurance card is essential
  • Sleeping bag (not included)
  • hiking water proof boots (with ankle protectors )
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Sun hat and gloves
  • T-shirts / shirts
  • Comfortable hiking zip off trousers
  • Rain pants
  • Bathing suit (for hot springs in Aguas Calientes)
  • Sun protection cream ( factor 25 recommended )
  • Insect Repellent ( for mosquitos )15 % of deet at least
  • Water bottle.
  • Water purifying tablets (Micropur recommended)
  • Toilet paper and wet wipes
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and films
  • Torch with spare batteries (flashlight) we recommend headlights
  • Extra contribution suggested in soles money for tipping porters, cook and guide. and for any emergency.
  • Previous acclimatization in Cuzco city, for at least 2 days and general good health. Amazon Garden Lodge offers easy one day and half day routes which can be completed before the main trek

CLASSIC INCA TRAIL VIA SALKANTAY 6/Days
Small Group Service: Group Size (02 Minimum – 06ppl Average – 08ppl Maximum) /02 person to open a new group & Leave any day you suit. Based on availabilty(See Above)

02 persons group / US$1200 per person
03 persons group / US$1180 per person
04 persons group / US$1160 per person
05 persons group / US$1140 per person
06-8 persons group / US$1120 per person

PRIVATE SERVICE CLASSIC INCA TRAIL VIA SALKANTAY 6/Days 

 and Includes: Special trek program just for you, and you can depart any day you wish and choose the group size, we don´t add any people, is arranged just for you. All private groups include additional services, such as: Based on availabilty(See Above)

02 persons group / US$1600 per person
03 persons group / US$1550 per person
04 persons group / US$1500 per person
05 persons group / US$1450 per person
06-8 persons group / US$1400 per person

• Extra Personal Portering Service of 6kg allowance per person(Duffel Bags provided to carry your personal stuff) you will only carry day pack./7 kilos allowance to be carried by horse on salkantay trek portion.
• Extra horse to ride during the hike of salkantay
• North face 4 season tents
• Extra Entrance to Machupicchu to Climb Huaynapicchu Mountain or Machupicchu Mountain
• Vistadome Train(First Class Train back From Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo)
• Private Van back to Cusco from Ollantaytambo
• Bus Down from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes
• Lunch in Machupicchu or Aguas Calientes
• Sleeping bag / Silk Liner included.
• 02 walking poles per person / Rubber tips included.
• 01 Duffel Bags to carry all your sleeping bag, Self-inflating pad as well as your Clothes.(6 kilos allowance)
• Tour Guide to explore Machupicchu and Huaynapicchu all day. and of course we pay a little bit more to the porters and guide
• Note: Responsible Tourism and Well-paid and well-treated porters (HOW YOU CAN HELP ENSURE PROPER TREATMENT; we never overload our porters)(Click here to see a detailed page)
• Huaynapicchu Mountain. 1st Time: 7:00am-8:00am ( ) / 2nd Time: 10:00am-11:00am ( ) We recommend 2nd time after exploring Machupicchu city before crowds

CLASSIC INCA TRAIL VIA SALKANTAY 6/Days 
Small Group:(02-06ppl Average – 08ppl Maximum) /02 person to open a new group & any day you suit. Based on availabilty(See Above)
02 persons group / US$1100 per person
03 persons group / US$1080 per person
04 persons group / US$1060 per person
05 persons group / US$1040 per person
06-8 persons group / US$1020 per person

PRIVATE CLASSIC INCA TRAIL VIA SALKANTAY 6/Days 
Upon Request: 02 person to open a new group & any day you suit. Based on availabilty(See Above)

Why Quechuas

WHY Amazon Garden Lodge We have Extra Things that other companies wont provide you.

  • We have Our Medical Emergency Equipped Rescue Mountain Car(This car will be available for all our passenger) and this will ready for any Emergency you need.
  • Local 100% Peruvian 13 years experienced Tour operator(Based in Cusco)
  • We treat our team of porters the best with a HOUSE for them to sleep and proper equipment, wages and health insurance for everyone
  • Best Tour guides(Fluent English)
  • Master Cheffs The best in the Cusco region
  • The food provided on our treks is the best( buffet and plenty of food)
  • The best Camping Equipment (spacious tents 4 season aluminum poles tents, Eating & Cooking tents, Portable table & chairs, comfortable air Thermarest mattresses and more…)
  • No hidden prices or Surprises/ We Never Pass you onto another operator as most travel agencies do here. We will depart even if you are a group of 02 persons.
    We never share service with other companies as most travel travel agencies do here to Minimize cost.(that’s why porters are overloaded because they are forced to carry for 2 or 3 different companies)
  • Small groups & personalized services we also Cater Large groups
  • Sustainable and eco-friendly tour company
  • Committed to social projects and improving living conditions for the children of Peru. Lots of facilities to book any expedition in Peru.
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Why Amazon Garden Lodge?

  • Local 100% Peruvian Tour operator (Based in Tambopata Natural Reserve).
  • No hidden prices or Surprises/ We Never Pass you onto another operator as most travel agencies do here. We will depart even if you are a group of 02 persons.
  • Committed to social projects and improving living conditions for the children of Peru. Lots of facilities to book any expedition in Peru.
  • Our Amazon Garden Lodge is located in one of the most privileged locations in the area, since we are situated between the Lake Sandoval and Monkey island in the Natural Reserve of Tambopata Protected Rainforest; the lodge is a strategic point for flora and fauna sightings.
  • We are the closest lodge, located 30 minutes from the Lake Sandoval and Monkey island into the Tambopata Natural Reserve Zone.
  • Our itineraries can be modified according to the interests of our guests in order to make it an unforgettable and enriching experience.
  • The Amazon Garden Lodge offers accommodation for all kinds of passengers, from those who prefer the rustic and simple to those who like to travel in full comfort.
  • Being an Ecolodge, we try to minimize as much as possible our waste by not using canned goods. Everything that we serve in our restaurant is natural and fresh.
  • Our suites have privileged views of the Nature, a 100% natural Forest and one of the biggest in the Peruvian Amazon. Lake Sandoval is often visited by troops of different kinds of primates, offering great wildlife observation opportunities right from your suite's balcony.
  • We have some of the best national guides in the area with more than ten years of experience working in the tropical rainforest. We are located in what is considered one of the best areas in the Peruvian Amazon for birdwatching. Since the lodge's access from the Madre de Dios River is by foot and in a paddle canoe, we offer the opportunity for flora and fauna sightings from the very beginning of the tour.
  • We are the only lodge in the Tambopata Reserve and Madre de Dios River area that offers the option of a 'self-guided trail' for those passengers who want to do an activity without a guide.

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