Salkantay or Salcantay, is the second highest mountain in the region of Cusco, belongs also to the chain of mountains of the Andes, located approximately to 6271 masl., is surrounded by the snowfall of Humantay and others. The Salkantay - Salcantay trail runs for 4 days and 3 nights, where you can enjoy spectacular scenery and many exciting experiences.
We can reach Machu Picchu by several roads, but the Trail to Salkantay is a fascinating and beautiful route, with varied climates that will make us feel the nature in extreme.
The temperature in the salkantay road, is between 26 ° C to -5 ° C; With an average altitude of 4,650 masl to 1,800 masl, where we will find mountains, hills, snowfall and forests (dense, arid and fertile) rocky valleys, rivers and waterfalls.
The Salkantay trail 5 days, has a total of 74 kilometers, we in 4 days will make a total of 50 kilometers of hiking, the rest will complete in land transport, the walk is formed by trails, planes, uphill and down, except for the second Day that is the most tired but not impossible day, will allow us to enjoy the imposing mountain range of the Andes and a natural wealth full of ecosystems that is in our country.
The best time to make the Salkantay - Salcantay Trail is from the month of April to the month of September, since there is no rainfall on the salkantay road, it is a dry season.
The Salkantay - Salcantay trail 4 days is a great alternative for those people who have little time or also for those people who did not manage to make the reservations to the classic Inca Trail, where we have daily departures in the indicated months.
The Salkantay-Salcantay road includes an overnight stay in a hotel in the town of Aguas Calientes for the third night said hotel is included in the package.