Salkantay Trek & Amazon Basin, Peru

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Activities: Hike | Jungle River Boat
  • Activity Level: 3

PERU HIGHLIGHTS

  • Machu Picchu
  • Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Vistadome Train Ride, Andes Mountains
  • ​Ollantaytambo
  • Saqsaywaman
  • Urumbamba River
  • Aguas Calientes
  • Temple of the Sun and Qorikancha
  • Cusco, 16th century Spanish Culture
  • Amazon Basin
  • Puerto Maldonado

Salkantay Trek & Amazon Basin, Peru


Dates

  • Sept. 24 – Oct. 4, 2020

Pricing

  • Tour Pricing: $5,995

Salkantay Trek & Amazon Basin, Peru


DAY 1: ARRIVE - CUSCO, PERU

Welcome to Peru! 

After your international flight you'll be transfered to your traditonal Peruvian hotel in downtown Cusco. After you get checked in and comfortable, feel free to wander through the historical wonders found at the Plaza de Armas in the heart of Cusco.

This evening enjoy a welcome dinner with your group.

Meals: Dinner

Accomodations: Novotel Hotel, Cusco

Cusco Cathedral, Plaza das Armas, Cusco, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru

DAY 2: CUSCO | SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS

OPTOINAL DAY

  • Cusco (3,399m | 11,152 ft.)
  • Rainbow Mountain (5,200m | 17,060 ft.)

Meals: Dinner

Accomodations: Novotel Hotel, Cusco

DAY 3: SALKANTAY TREK | SORAYPAMPA

SALKANTAY TREK

  • Mountain village, Mollepata
  • Hike from Challacancha to Soray
  • 3 Hours
  • Easy to Moderate

Meals: B, L, D

Accomodations: Salkantay Lodge, Soraypampa (3,869m | 12,690 ft.)

Hike from Challacancha to Soray, Salkantay Trek, Peru

DAY 4: SALKANTAY TREK | HUMANTAY LAKE

SALKANTAY TREK

  • Humantay hike after breakfast
  • 4 Hours
  • Moderate to Challenging

Meals: B, L, D

Accomodations: Salkantay Lodge, Soraypampa (3,869m | 12,690 ft.)

Humantay Mountain & Lake, Salkantay Trek, Peru | Volant Travel

DAY 5: SALKANTAY TREK | SALKANTAY PASS

SALKANTAY PASS

  • Rio Blanco Valley
  • Hike: Soraypampa --> Wayraccmachy
  • Hike over Salkantay Mountain Pass (4,636m | 15,213 ft.)
  • 7 Hours
  • Challenging
  • Optonal horse ride available

Meals: B, L, D

Accomodations: Wayra Lodge, Wayraccmachy (3,906m | 12,812 ft.)

DAY 6: SALKANTAY TREK | CLOUD FOREST
  • Hike: Wayra Lodge, Wayraccmachay --> Colpa Lodge, Collpapampa
  • Hike into the cloud forest
  • 4 Hours
  • Easy to Moderate
  • Lunch at the Colpa Lodge, traditoinal Pachamanca meal
  • Confluence of the three rivers
  • Outdoor jacuzzi

Meals: B, L, D

Accomodations: Colpa Lodge, Collpapampa (2,870m | 9,414 ft.)

Salkantay Trek, Peru

DAY 7: SALKANTAY TREK | SANTA TERESA VALLEY
  • Santa Teresa River Valley
  • Hike: Collpapampa --> Lucmabamba
  • 6 Hours (including lunch)
  • Moderate to Challenging
  • Optional:
    • Zip Line in Santa Teresa:
      • Full day activity that replaces the terk
      • Operated by Cola de Mono
      • Additonal cost
    • Biking: 
      • A: Yanama Pass --> Hornopampa --> Lluskamayo
        • 5 Hours
        • Easy to Moderate
        • Additonal cost
      • B: Descent from Hornopampa to Lluskamaya
        • 3.5 Hours
        • Easy
        • Additional cost

Meals: B, L, D

Accomodations: Lucma Lodge, Lucmabamba

Salkantay Trek, Peru

DAY 8: SALKANTAY TREK | AGUAS CALIENTES
  • Santa Teresa River Valley
  • Hike: Lucmabamba --> Santa Teresa
  • 5 Hours
  • Moderate to Challenging
  • Transfer by vehicle to the beginning of the Llactapata Inca Trail, Lucma Lodge
  • Llactapata Ruins & Llactapata Pass (2,736m |8,974 ft.)
  • View of the back of Machu Picchu Ruins
  • Aobamba River Valley, which connects to Machu Picchu
  • Increased humidity
  • Organic coffee plantation
  • Edge of Amazon Jungle
  • Bamboo Forests
  • Hidroelectrica train station
    • 1 Hour scenic train ride to Aguas Calientes
  • Optional:
    • Zip Line in Santa Teresa:
      • Full day activity that replaces the terk
      • Operated by Cola de Mono
      • Additonal cost
    • Biking: 
      • A: Yanama Pass --> Hornopampa --> Lluskamayo
        • 5 Hours
        • Easy to Moderate
        • Additonal cost
      • B: Descent from Hornopampa to Lluskamaya
        • 3.5 Hours
        • Easy
        • Additional cost

Meals: B, L, D

Accomodations: Aguas Calientes at the base of Machu Picchu

Peru Rail, Aguas Calientes, Peru

DAY 9: AMAZON BASIN

A leisurely morning offers you a brief time period to enjoy Cusco. Feel free to go shopping, rest, or take in Cusceño culture.

This afternoon we'll fly to the Amazon Jungle, at Puerto Maldonado.

After arrving at Puerto Maldonado we'll take a river boat up the Rio de Madre to our backcountry, luxury lodge: EcoAmazonias Lodge.

Before dinner we'll go for a short walk in the Amazonian Jungle.

Dinner will be served back at the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accomodations: EcoAmazonias Lodge, Rio Madre de Dios

Madre De Dios, Puerto Maldonado, Peru | Volant Travel

DAY 10: AMAZON BASIN

 

Meals: Dinner

Accomodations: EcoAmazonias Lodge, Rio Madre de Dios

EcoAmazonias Lodge, Madre De Dios, Puerto Maldonado, Peru | Volant Travel

DAY 11: AMAZON BASIN | CUSCO

After a morning excursion in the Amazonian forest, we'll transfer back to Puerto Maldonado via river boat.

An afternoon flight will get us back to Cusco for the evening.  

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accomodations: Novotel Hotel, Cusco

Elefant Tree, Amazon Jungle, Peru | Volant Travel 2

DAY 12: CUSCO | DEPART

Your Peruvian adenture ends after breakfast.  You'll be transferred by a Volant representative to the airport so you can depart for home.

Thank you for choosing Volant!

Meals: Breakfast

Salkantay Trek & Amazon Basin, Peru


Inclusions

  • Scheduled restaurant meals in Lima
  • Round-trip domestic airfare: Lima to Puerto Maldonado and Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
  • All meals and overnight accommodations while on the tour
  • All entrances fees to museums, archaeological sites,  etc.

Exclutions

  • Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, laundry, etc.)
  • International airfare to Lima, Peru
  • Staff/guide gratuities
  • Nonscheduled lodging and meals
  • Any alcoholic beverages
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Medical rescue insurance

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