Salkantay Trek 2 Days 1 Night Summary
Salkantay is the second highest mountain in Cusco – Peru. Approximately 6275. It has a very interesting place in the surroundings with mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, rivers, lagoons. Salkantay Trek 2 Days 1 Night, on this tour, you will visit Humantay Lagoon and Salkantay Lagoon. these places are very beautiful and you will have a great time in the mountain if you have already visited Machu Picchu and like to explore the mountains, this tour is perfect for you.
Cusco – Humantay Lake – Quiswarniyoc private camp
After picking everyone up from their respective places or hotels, we leave Cusco around 5:45 towards the city of Mollepata by car for 2 hours
Once in Mollepata, we stop for breakfast and also pay an entrance fee of 10 soles to the local municipality
Then we continue by car 1 hour more to Soraypampa where we will meet the muleteers and horses that will carry all the luggage, food and 7 kilos of personal belongings of each hiker who will deliver them in the duffel bags.
We start the hike uphill to Lake Humantay for 2 hours. When you arrive at the lake, you will have enough time to explore, photograph the place and the guide will explain all the meaning of the Humantay lake.
After a couple of hours on the lake, we start going down to the exclusive Quiswarniyoc camp for 2 hours to have a healthy lunch.
After lunch you will have free time to explore the beautiful area and also, if you like hiking more, you can climb the Salkantay Viewpoint to enjoy a panoramic view of the entire region.
Quiswarniyoz – Lago Salkantay (4630M) – Cusco
The second day of the trek is a bit difficult because it takes you to the top of the highest point of the entire Salkantay trail to enjoy the fantastic views of the mountains and you will also visit Salkantay Lake.
The cooks will wake you up around 5:00 a.m. with a cup of hot coca tea, then you‘ll have time to repack and get ready for the nutritious breakfast served around 5:45 a.m.
Then it‘s time to start hiking to the highest point of the Salkantay trail, which is 4630m, which takes 3–4 hours, all uphill with a slow and regular pace.
Once you are at the highest point, you will have time to enjoy the mountains, take photos and the guide will teach you about the mountain gods and you will also be part of the small Andean ritual for the Apus, the mountain gods.
Then you walk back to Soraypampa for 2. 5 hours downhill where you will know the transports that Whois will take to Mollepara for an hour for lunch and after two more hours to Cusco by car.
You will arrive in Cusco at approximately 6:00 p.m
- STARTING POINT:
Pick up from 5:00 to 5:25 am from the hotel in Cusco. If you are close to the office in Cusco, you can walk until 5:30 am.
- FULL STOP:
Cusco, in the main square around 6:00 p.m., if you inform us in advance, we can drop you off at your hotel.
- TOTAL WALKING DISTANCE:
18 km / 11 ml.
- MAXIMUM ALTITUDE:
4630 m / 15228 pies.
1 night in the mountain cabins.
Two breakfasts, two lunches, one dinner, tea hours + teas to wake up.
- What is the best time to go?
This is a difficult question to answer, as Peru has a wide variety of conditions. The best time is the dry season, from May to November, and is usually the most recommended.
- What type of transportation do you use?
All the vehicles we use for this type of tour are modern Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibuses that have all the documentation required by the national authorities, all cars are serviced daily to keep them in good condition and clean, and each vehicle is properly registered.
- Will the altitude affect me?
When traveling through the Andes in Peru, some people will suffer some effects. If you plan to hike the rainbow mountain, we recommend arriving 2 or 3 days before the start to acclimatize and rest or you can do it on the last day of your stay in Cusco since the rainbow mountain is at 5000 m (16,000 ft).
- What can I do to prevent altitude sickness?
We recommend staying in Cusco for at least two days and drinking as much water as possible and drinking coca tea that you can order anywhere you want, you can also prepare it yourself with boiled water and dried coca leaves. At least one day before the tour, we recommend eating light food and if you have any medication prescribed by a doctor, you can take it and the best thing to do is to keep in mind that you will be fine.
- Do you require a deposit?
Yes. We require a $20 reservation deposit for Rainbow Mountain; if you cancel the tour 24 hours in advance, you will get a 100% refund, if you do not cancel within 24 hours, you will forfeit your deposit.
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Nota: Toda reserva se realiza con el 20% del importe total, por lo tanto el 80 % restante se paga a su llega a la ciudad del Cusco. Posterior a realizar el pago del 20 % de la reserva enviar al E-mail email@example.com : Comprobante de pago, una fotografía de los pasaportes, fecha del tour, también el nombre del hotel (recojo).
Salkantay Trek 2 días 1 noche