Salkantay Trek Machu is one of the most acclaimed travel agency and the best operator in Peru. Offer hiking to Machu Picchu, Inca Trails and Salkantay Trek. The best alternative trail to get to Inca Trail The Salkantay Trek is named among the 25 best treks in the world, by National Geographic Adventure Travel Magazine.

jueves, 25 de agosto de 2016


Salkantay Trekking Packing List

The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu Camping
The Salkantay Trek Camping

You can consider this trek Packing List for 4 Day Salkantay Trek or 5 Day Salkantay Trek and make your trip more amazing doing this trek with the appropiate clothing, lugage and package.


You should pack as lighly as possible. There are horses that carry your luggage in a part of the route (Soraypampa - Playa Camping), but we recommend you to keep the weight under 5kg / 10lb.


The things you have to consider to bring are:
  • Original passport (+ copies for a case of lost),
  • Original ISIC (an international student card if applicable)
  • Travel insurance (+ copies for a case of lost),
  • Pocket money in Nuevos Soles,
  • A backpack
  • A small rucksack,
  • Rain gear (a rain-jacket and a waterproof trousers or a rain poncho - this can be purchased in Cusco),
  • Resistible footwear, waterproof trekking shoes are recommended,
  • Sandals (for a higher comfort while at a campsite),
  • Warm clothes such as a jacket, a fleece (thermal clothing is also recommended for cold nights during camping),
  • Hat or a cap (to protect you against the Sun, rain as well as cold),
  • Sun cream or sun block,
  • After-sun cream or hydrating cream for face and body,
  • Insect repellent – recommended minimum is 20% DEET (please note that no malaria cases have been reported during this trip!),
  • Camera and its charger/batteries (please note that batteries are consumed quickly under cold conditions),
  • Flashlight/headlamp + batteries,
  • Handkerchiefs and toilet paper,
  • Small towel and toiletries,
  • Sufficient reserve of underwear,
  • Swimsuit (to visit the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes),
  • Snacks (biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc.)
    Please note: we do provide a daily morning snack and our meal service is very complete and well supplied. The recommendation of taken own snack applies only for customers who like a specific snack that might not be in our menu.
  • Bottled water for the first morning and a water bottle to be refill.
  • Optional: walking sticks; you can also rent it from us,
More information: SALKANTAY TREKKING

viernes, 19 de agosto de 2016


Basic Information about Salkantay Trek

The Salkantay Trek gives you the best experience of travelling the ancient Incan paths in Cusco Peru

General Information about the Salkantay Trek

Enjoy you travel to Peru and visit Cusco and Machu Picchu, you can do different Machu Picchu tours, the most famous trek is the Classic Inca Trail and if you want another alternative trail we recommend you the 5 Days Salkantay Trek that gives you the oportunity to apreciate flora and fauna diversity, various ecosystems, remote Andean Villages and the incredible view of the snow-capped Salkantay Mountain.

More information about: Salkantay Trek and Inca Inca Trail