Salkantay hike 2 days. Salcantay is the second highest mountain in Cusco – Peru. About 6275. It has a very interesting place in the surrounding area with mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, rivers, lagoons. In this tour, you will visit Humantay Lagoon and Salkantay Lagoon. these places are very beautiful and you will have a great time on the mountain if you have already visited Machu Picchu and you like to explore the mountains this tour is perfect for you. As operators of the Salkantay trek, we give you the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Salkantay trail and the best is that you can do it in 2 days. You just need a few personal things to do this hike and the rest we are going to provide you and the best is that you will sleep at our exclusive and private campsite called Quiswarniyoc a unique area to be around and sleeping in the MOUNTAIN SKY HUTS.
Enjoy the scenic view of the Salkantay mountain.
Visit the most beautiful lagoon of Humantay.
Hike up to the highest point of the Salkantay trail
Enjoy the wildlife of the Andes.
Enjoy the beauty of the Salkantay lagoon
Make a ritual for the mountain gods of the Incas at the top of the Salkantay trail
Enjoy our friendly customer service and delicious Peruvian cuisine.
Sleep one night in our exclusive campsite. MOUNTAIN SKY HUTS.
After picking up everyone from their respective places or hotel, we left Cusco around 5:45 am to the town of Mollepata by car for 2 hours. Once in Mollepata, we stop to have a delicious 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 with the muleteers and horse who will take all the luggage, food and the 7 kilos of personal belongings of each hiker which is going give to them in the duffle bags. We start the uphill hike to Humantay lake for 2 hours, When you arrive at the lagoon you will have enough time to explore, photograph the place and the guide will explain all the meaning of the Humantay lagoon. After a couple of hours in the lake, we start going down to Quiswarniyoc exclusive camp for 2 hours to have a healthful lunch. After lunch, you have free time to explore the beautiful area and also if you like more hiking you can go up to Mirador of Salkantay for the panoramic view of the entire region. If you are tired, you can rest in the MOUNTAIN SKY HUST which are the cabins with glass door, inside there is pillows, sleeping pad and the illumination for the night.QUISWARNIYOC PRIVATE CAMP: It is an exclusive camp located at 4000 m, it is a unique camp that has places for short hiking, overlooking the mountains and has waterfalls. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains. The is many llamas at the camp that you can take pictures of them while you explore de area.
The second day of the trek is a little hard because it takes you up to the top the highest point of the whole Salkantay trail to enjoy the fantastic views of the mountains an also you will visit the Salkantay Lake. The cooks will wake you up around 5:00 am with a cup of hot coca tea then you have time to repack and get ready for the nutritious breakfast which serves around 5:45 am. After is time to start hiking up to the highest point of the Salkantay trail which 4630 m that takes from 3 to 4 hours all uphill hike with a regular and slow pace. Once you are at the highest point, you have time to enjoy the mountains, to take pictures and the guide will teach you about the mountain gods also you will 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 meet the transportations whois is going to take to Mollepara for one hour for lunch and after two more hours to Cusco by car. you will arrive in Cusco approximately 6:00 pm.
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