Salkantay Bike

New and surprising! Looking for a different adventure of pure adrenaline enjoy the wonder of the Andes and the city of Machu Picchu, we offer this new option Salkantay bike enjoy this adventure, Salkantay! (Wild Mountain) enjoys a different perspective, crossing mountains, valleys, forests and rivers.

* Difficulty level depends a lot on your fitness and acclimatization.


DAY 01: MOLLEPATA - SORAYPAMPA.

We pick you up from your hotel and travel by bus about 03 hours to Mollepata (2.700.msnm) where we have a technique for breakfast and to use the restrooms and make last-minute shopping, then continue to Sayllapata place to begin our tour. This place will use bicycles to Soraypampa lunch spot, after lunch visit the Laguna de Humaytay where the scenery is spectacular and the evening will continue with a hike of 2 hours Soyrococha campsite.

Meals: Lunch - tea - Dinner
Accommodation facilities: Camp
Minimum height: 2.700 m
Maximum altitude: 4,400 m
Distance: 09 km / 7 miles
Time: 5 hours approx
Difficulty: Moderate

DAY 02: SALKANTAY MOUNTAIN.

Early we start, our breakfast will be at 5.30am and begin our adventure at 07.30. We will have a walk of about 40 minutes to reach the salkantay step (4.600.msnm) of this point begin the descent on bicycles on a path of adrenaline and adventure, we will have a 3 hour downhill to reach Chaullay this is a small town, a place where you control the bikes to continue for 2 hours at the beach where we have lunch and then continue to santa teresa place overnight.

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Tea - Dinner
Camping facilities: Accommodations
Minimum height: 1500 m
Maximum altitude: 4620 m
Distance: 35km / 15 miles
Time: approx 7h
Difficult: challenge

DAY 03: THE FOREST CLOUDY.

After breakfast, at 6: 30 we continue our journey this day we will tour the Zip line for about 2 hours and then continue on our bikes to the Hydroelectric where we have lunch. After lunch we will start a walk through a very beautiful place for approximately 2 hours to the town of Aguas Calientes where we spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Facilities Accommodation Hostel
Minimum height: 1,500 m
Maximum altitude: 2000 m
Distance: 18 km / 5 miles
Time: Approximately 5h.
Difficulty: Moderate

DAY 04: MACHU PICCHU.

We will have breakfast at the hotel and then go to the bus station and we can get on the first bus to the city, about 25 minutes on a winding road to reach the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. The guide will offer a visit (about 2 hours) and after that, you have free time to explore the city and if you still have energy, you can also climb Huayna Picchu mountain (2720m). It takes 45 minutes to get to the top.

To return to Aguas Calientes has 2 options, on foot or by bus (optional), where we boarded the train back to Cusco.

Meals: Breakfast
Maximum height: 2440 m
Difficulty: Easy.

The train service that includes all tours (Expedition to Ollanta) and bus to Cusco.

* If you want to stay an extra night in Aguas Calientes you have to tell us in advance to arrange your hotel and change the return train service,

OUR SERVICE INCLUDES:

  • Professional and bilingual guide
  • Pick up from hotel
  • Transport Cusco - Mollepata - Sayllapata.
  • Transportation return: Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu + Huaynapicchu / Machu Picchu (Optional)
  • Food: 03 breakfasts / 04 lunches / 03 dinners.
  • Dining tent with tables and chairs
  • Chef
  • 2 person tents
  • Colchonetas
  • Horseman and mules (they carry cooking and camping equipment and up to 07 kilos of belongings of the tourists)
  • 01 nights in tents - 02 nights in hostel
  • Oxygen bottling.
  • First aid kit
  • Vegetarian diet available.

** Train included in all tours is (Ollanta Service Expedition) was confirmed only after payment of the full amount of the tour. The former train can take is 16: 20.pm and be the last train at 18:20. Pacha Expeditions, organize transportation to Cusco (by taxi or bus).

Note: train schedules are subject to depending on Peru rail schedule and availability changes. The train can be changed to Vista dome (larger than the windows of the expedition train) with an increase in price.

WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING:

  • Original passport and student card
  • Insurance card is essential
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • shirts, comfortable pants
  • Sun hat
  • Sun Protection Factor 50
  • Insect repellent
  • Water
  • Water purification tablets (Micropur recommended)
  • Personal medications
  • The camera and battery.
  • Flashlight with extra batteries

OPTIONAL TO TAKE:

  • Shorts
  • Bandages
  • Flips flops
  • Extra money
  • swimwear hot springs in Santa Teresa / Aguas Calientes - Not included in the price.

OPTIONAL SERVICES (NOT INCLUDED):

  • Backpack Small ($ 15)
  • Personal Tent / Room Simple $ .40

"We explored Native places in the Andes."

We operate our own programs, we have a highly qualified for the job, offer a private and personalized service. Our tours are designed for the most demanding tourists have a proper camping equipment for each zone, as the Andes, offer a variety of climates and microclimates.

Our Guides: They are educated professionals at the National University of Cusco and institutes are native language, Quechua and Spanish and the specialists working languages: English, French, Italian, German, Portugués... etc.

Our Cooks: They are professionals with research institutes cuisine in the city and are trained annually in Peru and Andean cuisine of Novo, which is revolutionizing the world.

Our food: it is varied and rich in quantity and quality, we use products from our region, and often the places where we work to support local people. During our travels we offer, varied breakfasts, lunches or dinners with nutrition that the Pacha Mama gives us, for our tourists enjoy the local cuisine. The support staff. Are people in the areas, where Pacha Expeditions works. And we provide work and employment opportunities to the local community, provide support for school children and adults

Our camping equipment: we have a proper camping equipment for all the different geographical areas of our Andes, sleeping bags feather and synthetic, inflables.etc mattresses.

We develop a responsible and sustainable work: in each of the locations and routes where it operates Pacha Adventure Expeditions, protect nature and the environment in general for future generations.

WE ARE RESPONSIBLE TOURISM OPERATORS.

The concept of responsible tourism refers to a specific niche market comprising various forms of tourism characterized by sustainability principles consciously raise and / or aim at generating profits for local societies and ecosystems. Responsible tourism is to generate and promote tourist offers small format (unlike mass tourism) This concept of responsible tourism has generated the interest of the business sector.

Seven years ago I undertook this adventure, to launch a different travel agency. Convinced that tourism is a means of unity and understanding between different peoples and cultures, Salkantay Expeditions. We are committed to the principles of Responsible Tourism as the best way to travel.

  • Preservation of the environment
  • The beauty and diversity of Peru is impressive - we want to continue, protecting and spreading the wonder of our country.
  • In all our travels, we have a policy of cleanliness that must be respected by all our employees and tourists, not dirty places to visit.
  • Use the proper fuel for the preparation of our food and not harm the environment.
  • Ensure proper use of pollutants to keep clean rivers, lakes and nature in general.
  • Prohibit deforestation and to fire and prevent others from doing so.
  • Avoid activities that threaten wildlife, or may be potentially damaging to our natural environment

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM:

Sustainable tourism or sustainable tourism is a form of tourism that follows the principles of sustainability. Sustainable tourism is committed to making a low impact on the environment and local culture industry, while helping to generate income and employment for local people.
Solidarity tourism is understood as a form of travel that is based on respect for travelers to people and places visited by a deeper reality of the country and a positive cultural exchange between the two sides approach. In addition to contributing to the economic development of the area with the accommodation managed by the community places, consuming fair trade products and visiting and working in solidarity projects that are carried out there. In short, a way of traveling that have a positive impact on the communities they visit and the traveler himself.
In organizing all our tours, we incorporate the universal principle of tourism; protect the environment and benefit the community and local culture. Therefore Expeditions Salkantay. Jobs for the local population is created; porters, cooks, porters, guides. We provide educational support for children in communities.

HELPS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Salkantay Expeditions, committed to welfare and employment for the local population and ensuring the benefits of tourism for all and not just a social class company, the help offered by Salkantay Expeditions to remote communities City Cusco where we do different campaigns for children and adults.
We work all year and part of our savings are assigned to carry this helps communities to support education, health, infrastructure (Javier Mendoza Zarate Guide and Administrator Salkantay Expeditions) Thank you for your trust and we appreciate your trust in our project)

"HELP US TO HELP".

Details

Total Duration: 05D / 04 N
Destination: MACHU PICCHU
Departure Date: DAILY DEPARTURES
Difficulty Level: EASY
Trip Category: TREK