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5 Days
Cusco
Machu Picchu
Min Age : 9+
Max People : 10

Best Luxury Machu Picchu Tours 5 Days

Glamping the Luxury Salkantay trek for 5 days is a great way to experience adventure and nature in Peru. Relish being pampered, taking hot showers, indulging in massages, have Peruvian gourmet meals prepared by our professional chef, observe spectacular scenery, sleep comfortably in your bedroom tent, while immersing in an unforgettable experience while trekking  to the breathtaking Machu Picchu to discover the world of the Incas. Enjoy the Salkantay trek in Peru, in style, comfort and luxury with View Peru`s specialized staff.

  • 5 days/4 nights
  • Group Size: From 1 person
  • Physical Raiting: Moderate to Challenging
  • Accommodation: Our handpicked Luxury Hotels + Glamping
  • Starts In: Cusco - Ends In: Machu Picchu
Itinerary

DAY 1CUSCO – SORAYPAMPA – SOJROCOCHA (L, D)

A special adventure awaits you; discovering, impressive places, delving into culture and history

Today is the start of a luxurious adventure in Peru! After breakfast, (or box breakfast from your hotel), our professional local guide will greet you, and escort you in our comfortable private transportation for a drive of  3.5 hours until we reach the town of Soraypampa (3920 mt.).  If you are interested in visiting Humantay Lake, it is possible to accomplish this hike in 3 hours roundtrip, with a prior announcement to your guide. The trek begins winding through an awesome valley and overwhelming panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks and surroundings for more than 200 minutes. We will appreciate the stunning sites of Salkantay (6271 mt.) and Humantay (5862 mt.). We finally reach Salkantaypampa (4154 m. / 13628.6 ft), where we can unwind and enjoy our sumptuous lunch, which will be waiting for us.  After lunch, we will continue hiking for another 2.5 hours towards our luxury campsite, Soyrococha (4480 m. /14698.2 ft.). Before dinner, indulge in a hot shower, and afterward, enjoy a soothing massage with a professional massage in nature. It is time for a fantastic gourmet dinner using organic ingredients prepared by our specialized chef.  Finally, get tucked in your heated bedroo tent, and lay in comfort, for a well-rested sleep under the twinkling stars.

  • Trek starting time: 09:30 am
  • Arrival at the campsite: 17:00 pm
  • Minimum altitude: Soraypampa Town (3920 masl / 12860.9 ft.)
  • Maximum altitude: Soyrococha campsite (4480 masl / 14698.2 ft.)
  • Distance covered: 7 kms/4.4 MLS (6 hours walking approx.)
  • Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging.
  • Meals included: Snacks, lunch, tea time, and dinner.

DAY 2SOYROCHOCHA – COLLPAPAMPA (B, L, D)

Start the exhilarating hike at sunrise, discovering, and toasting our achievements to finally have a well-deserved rest.

With an energizing breakfast, we will continue our escapades of a demanding day on the Salkantay trek of Peru.. Hike for 1.5 hours towards the Salkantay Pass (4638 mt..), and be welcomed by the Salkantay Mountain (6271 mt.) and its stunning landscapes. Celebrate this milestone, toasting with champagne. Experienced hikers can add Salkantaycocha (1-hour round trip) to the trail and notice the lush vibrant endemic vegetation of the flora and fauna.  Descend for 3.5 hours until you reach our lunch place, Wayracmachay (3906 mt.) to savor a delicious meal prepared by our chef.  Next, we`ll take the 4 hours path to the campsite, hiking for 4 more hours featuring interesting sites such as Andenes and Chaullay, home to beautiful wild colorful orchids, bromeliads, and other flora species. Finally, we will reach our luxury and warm Collpapampa campsite (2870 mt..) in the beautiful cloud forest of Peru.  Rejoice in a hot shower and calming massage.. Complete your day with a delectable gourmet dinner, served in the dining tent by our waiter. Then a peaceful sleep under the starry skies in your bedroom tent.

  • Wake-up time: 05:30 am
  • Trek starting time: 07:00 am
  • Arrival at the campsite: 17:30 pm
  • Minimum altitude: Collpapampa campsite (2870 masl / 9416.0 ft.)
  • Maximum altitude: Salkantay Pass (4638 masl / 15216.5 ft.)
  • Distance covered: 17 km/10.6 MLS (9 hours walking approx.)
  • Difficulty: Challenging.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, tea time, and dinner.

 

DAY 3COLLPAPAMPA – LLUSCAMAYO – PLAYA SAHUAYACO (B, L, D)

A magical awakening to nature on the Salkantay trek, raising our positive emotions.

Take a hot shower, then a boost of energy with our nourishing breakfast to get you ready for the 5 hours hike through the most beautiful day of the trek, where you will observe the spectacular flora and sprawling plantations of Peru. Our hike will keep descending into a thick cloud forest that will surround us with beautiful orchids, bromelains, and other fascinating and exotic flora. Come upon a secluded valley filled with vast coffee, cacao, and fruit plantations. On the Salkantay trek,, we will pass through the farming villages of Wiñaypoco (2650 mt.) and Lluscamayo (2420 mt..) with many plantations of diversified products. On our trail, we will meet some local Peruvian families and have the possibility to peek into their lifestyles. Lastly, arrive at our final campsite named Playa Sahuayaco (2100 mt.) to find our well-organized staff waiting with our delicious gourmet lunch. After a delightful lunch, take a hot shower before your soothing, rejuvenating massage. Now, it’s time for a  private tour of the coffee plantations by our well-versed guide. Take a whiff of the aromatic coffee and sip it gently to taste its freshness. Thereafter, we will have our scrumptious gourmet dinner served in our dining tent.  Since this is your last night with our friendly crew, we suggest sharing a toast with them.  Sleep soundly under the night sky.

  • Wake-up time: 05:45 am
  • Trek starting time: 08:30 am
  • Arrival at the campsite: 13:30 pm
  • Minimum altitude: Playa Sahuayaco campsite – 2100 masl/ 6889.8 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: Collpapampa campsite – 2870 masl/ 9416.0 ft.
  • Distance covered: 15 kms/9.3 MLS (5 hours walking approx.)
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, tea time, and dinner.

DAY 4PLAYA SAHUAYACO - AGUAS CALIENTES (B, L, D)

Hike the final leg of the Luxury Glamping Salkantay Trek, engaging in dazzling encounters.

Today your supreme effort is required.  Start with a succulent breakfast at approximately 05:00 am to energize you for the last leg of the Salkantay Trek in Peru.  Proceeding with the trail, we will take a 20 minutes ride in private transport  to Lucmabamba (2062mt.), where an authentic Inca trail awaits you! We start hiking for  3.5 hours on an uphill trail towards the Llactapata ruins (2736 mt.), which is covered by endemic vegetation. Upon reaching the site, observe a side of the iconic Machu Picchu looming ahead of you.  Then, have a lovely gourmet lunch with extraordinary views from the Llaqtapata Lodge Viewpoint (2570 mt.) where you will see the breathtaking sight of  the mountains of Veronica and Vilcanota. Following an appetizing lunch, head down for 2 hours to the Hydroelectric train station (1771 mt.), where we will take a short rest and then board our train to Aguas Calientes for approx. 45 minutes, or continue hiking to Aguas Calientes town for another 2 hours.  Finally, we reach Aguas Calientes town (2070 mt.) with your guide who will escort you to your luxury hotel with many amenities. Coordinate with your guide the pick-up time for the following day visit to Machu Picchu.  Enjoy a delicious dinner and sleep heavenly in comfort.

  • Wake-up time: 04:30 am
  • Trek starting time: 06:00 am
  • Arrival to Aguas Calientes: 17:00 pm
  • Minimum altitude: Hydroelectric (1771 masl / 5810.4 ft.)
  • Maximum altitude: Llaqtapata archeological site – (2736 masl / 8976.4 ft.)
  • Distance covered: 22 km. /13.7 mi. (8.5 hours walking approx.)
  • Difficulty: Challenging.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, tea time, and dinner (only included with your hotel accommodation on luxury and premium categories).

 

DAY 5AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO (B,L)

A dream come true, explore the enigmatic Machu Picchu, with its astonishing beauty and mystery that will captivate your senses!

Early in the morning, our guide will pick you up from your hotel to catch the shuttle bus up to the citadel, for a 30 minute ride. A divine sight of the magnificent Machu Picchu citadel (2430 mt.) will definitely be worth all the effort. Our well-versed guide will provide outstanding theories about the purpose, history, and mystery of the magical Machu Picchu of Peru.  Once you have fully relished in its beauty and taken many impeccable photos, we exit the park. Optional: If you are up to it, hike the steep climb to the top of Huayna Picchu for dramatic views. Otherwise, enjoy a scrumptious Peruvian lunch a la carte at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge. Later, take the bus to the town of  Aguas Calientes, to proceed to board the train of your choice, Expedition, Vistadome or Hiram Bingham. Upon arrival at the Poroy station, our View Peru Representative will collect you in our private vehicle and take you to your hotel in Cusco.

  • Pick up time: 07:00 am
  • Tour starting time: 08:00 am
  • Arrival at Cusco: 21:56 pm
  • Minimum altitude: Aguas Calientes Town (2070 masl / 6791.3 ft.)
  • Maximum altitude: Machu Picchu citadel (2430 masl / 7972.4 ft.)
  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
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OUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Briefing before the Salkantay Trek
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • All indicated pick-ups and transfers in private service 
  • 3 nights of ultra-luxury camping.
  • 1 night of our handpicked luxury hotels with amenities in Aguas Calientes
  • Meals indicated: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner (vegetarian, gluten free at no extra charge)
  • A private, hand-crafted, and fully personalized Luxury trek from start to finish.
  • Specialized massage therapists for every camping night (1 for every 4 customers)
  • All entrance fees and permits required
  • Train of your choice from Aguas Calienes (Machu Picchu) to the Poroy or Ollantaytabo station
  • All overland private transportation for customers
  • Separated private transportation for our staff members and camping equipment.
  • Private Chef, chef assistant, and waiter
  • Fully trained muleteers hailing from local communities to carry the main luggage (all the equipment and cooking stock)
  • Private extra muleteer for your personal stuff (10 kg/22.1 lb. in total) including your sleeping bag and mattress. 03 kg/6.6 lb.
  • Duffle bags for your belongings (1 per customer)
  • 1 emergency horse
  • Bedroom tent: Eureka Copper Canyon (maximum of triple use)
  • Air bed and camping cot
  • Bed duvets, sleeping bags, cotton sheets, blankets, pillows, and cotton, and silk robes
  • Heaters at the bedroom tents
  • Dining tent and chairs: Eureka Copper Canyon, Kingcamp KC 2808 chairs
  • Porcelain or ceramic crockery, glassware and unique stone or wood plates
  • Hot Shower Tent: Light Speed including Cotton towels for body, face and hands.
  • Portable chemical toilet: Cleanwaste toilet system and toiletries
  • First aid kit and oxygen bottle.
  • All the required Peruvian taxes (IGV)

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • International flights and  airport taxes
  • Domestic flights (we can book for you)
  • Hotels and tours (we can book for you)
  • Walking sticks (if you request them in advance, we will provide a pair of standard walking sticks per customer)
  • Extra transportation is required along the trek due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Hotel accommodation not mentioned
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Gratuities

Tour Price

Price per person, based in US$, depending on the grade of exclusivity and group size
Grade of Exclusivity:Based on 2 peopleBased on 3 peopleUp to 4 people
Luxury $4479.00$3,647.00$3,302.00
Premium $3,729.00$2,913.00$2,576.00
Superior$3,312.00$2,555.00$2,229.00
Select$3,043.00$2,372.00$2,122.00
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SALKANTAY TREK CATEGORIES OF EXCLUSIVITY TO COMPARE

Categories:SelectSuperiorPremiumLuxury
Kind of Meal:  Standard Gourmet Gourmet Gourmet
Train Class Vistadome Vistadome Vistadome Hiram Bingham
Camping Cot 10 cm. high 60 cm. high 60 cm. high 60 cm. high
Massages Not Included Not Included Included Included
1 Yoga Session Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Private Service Yes Yes Yes Yes
Luggage Allowance 5KL 7KL 7kl 10 KL
Lunch at Sanctuary Lodge Hotel Buffet Buffet Buffet A la Carte
Hotel Category (If Included) 3 Stars Sup.3 Stars Sup.4 Stars5 Stars

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    Lima Street B-7, Of. 401, Urb. Barrio Profesional, Cusco, Perú.

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