Machu Picchu, Peru
Join the Legit Trips experience as we travel to Machu Picchu and take you on one unforgettable trek. This is one of our most popular trips and provides an immersive adventure, exploring the magical town of Cusco and learning from our local Peruvian trekking guides along the trail.
Join us for a private group adventure of the Salkantay trail and Machu Picchu! The best way to cross Machu Picchu off your bucketlist. Our trip will be private just for Legit Trips guests and we’ll be providing our signature fun along the way! This is a fully supported 40 mile trek along the Salkantay Trail as we travel to Machu Picchu. Two days in Cusco before the hike to acclimate to the altitude are included as well as a hotel night in the end to relax before we depart!
Please speak to a Legit Trips travel guide before booking your flights for this trip – email [email protected]
Itinerary subject to change based on discretion of trip leader or tour operator, due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.
Oct 9-16th, 2021: – SOLD OUT
2 Days acclimating in Cusco: Oct 9-10th, TREKKING: October 11-15th, Departure Day: October 16th
May 28th-June 4th, 2022 : 2 Days acclimating in Cusco: May 28th-29th, TREKKING: May 30th-June 3rd , Departure Day: June 4th
- 4 Nights accommodations in 3*+ hotels, 3 in Cusco, 1 in Aguas Calientes
- 1 night in a Sky Dome, 1 night in an Andean Hut, 1 night in a Jungle Dome along the Trek
- RT hotel transfers from Cusco airport
- 5D, 4N Salkantay Trek
- 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners on the Trek
- Drinking water while on the trail
- Transportation from and back to Cusco for trek
- Machu Picchu permits are included.
- Additional hiking items are available for rent as needed.
As soon as you put a deposit down for this trip, we begin submitting permits for Machu Picchu specifically with your name and passport information on them. Spots with our trekking operator and permits for Machu Picchu are non-refundable. Thus, we are not able to honor any refunds or transfers on this particular trip. Thanks for understanding.
Total Trip Package is $1895
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Fun Facts About Machu Picchu
Day 1 & 2
Arrivals to Cusco
private transfer waiting for you at the airport
2 Acclimatization Days for altitude adjustment
Group Dinner Night 1 in Cusco
Trek briefing Night 2 in Cusco
The Trek Begins! Depart at 5am
CUSCO | MOLLEPATA –
CHALLACANCHA – SORAYPAMPA
7.5 miles of hiking this day
Overnight in Sky Domes
SORAYPAMPA | SALKANTAY PASS –
WAYRACPUNKU – CHAULLAY.
Hiking Distance: 13 miles
Hiking Difficulty: Challenging
About 10 hours of hiking this day
Overnight in Andean huts
CHAULLAY | COLLPAPAMPA – LA
PLAYA – LUCMABAMBA.
Hiking Distance: 11 miles
Hiking Difficulty: Easy
About 7 hours of hiking this day
Overnight in Jungle Domes
LUCMABAMBA | LLACTAPATA –
HIDROELECTRICA – AGUAS
Hiking Distance: 11 miles
Hiking Difficulty: Moderate
Overnight in Aguas Calientes hotel
Optional visit to Hot Springs
THE MOST IMPORTANT DAY – MACHU PICCHU!
Touring Machu Picchu
2hr guided tour
Optional additional hiking, otherwise
addtl 3 hours exploring on your own
Bus & Train back to Cusco
Overnight in Cusco Hotel
Departures from Cusco
Private transfer will return you to the airport
IS MACHU PICCHU ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?
We’d love to have you on our private trek along the Salktantay Trail.
NOT SURE YOU’RE UP FOR THE HIKE?
We’d be happy to discuss options for train, bus, and horse to make the journey easier.
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