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Salkantay treks

  • The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Salkantay trek the second best option to reach Machu Picchu, you can experience coffe tours, autententic Inca Trail, Machu Picchu view from Llactapata Inca Site and more....!

If you have in mind to make a Trek to Machu Picchu in Peru, it is very likely that the Inca Trail is your first choice, however, it is not the only option to get to this destination.

The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu has become one of the most popular treks because the Inca Trail usually has limited spaces and when one verifies availability, it finds no available seats (you must reserve with 6 months of anticipation). But do not get frustrated, the Salkantay Trek is always available.

Salkantay, is the name of one of the protective mountains of the Vilcanota mountain range it has a height of 6200 meters above sea level, considered the second highest peak in the Cusco region and one of the 5 highest peaks in Peru.


We have a new training program for the Altitude Sickness. Our coaches recommend a proper preparation if tourists choose to do the trekking, hiking tours or adventure tours like Inca Trail hiking tours. Our program consist in 6 hours with an adequate training by experienced and  professional mountain guides and trekking tour guides in Peru. More information here.

The route of Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu has fantastic mountain views, exuberant vegetation, nice hot springs, coffe plantations, grate food, experince local people  and it could be your best trip ever.

Kenko Adventures offers Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu  tours from 3, 4 and 5 days with final destination at Machu Picchu Sunrise and you can hike to Machu Picchu Machu Picchu Mountain or Huayna Picchu mountain.

Our itineraries are properly designed by guides with many years of experience working on this trekking route. We invite you to take a look at our tours

Options for Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

camping on salkantay trek
Great hike among the mountains, glaciers, tropical forests, thermal baths and coffee plantations, after a great...
Humantay Lake is located by salkantay trekking route to machu picchu
 Experience the full Saltankay trek in 5 days with hot springs, delicious local coffee drinks and wake up ta Machu...
Machu Picchu Sunrise ending the salkantay trek 3D
Salkantay route is on its way to become one of the most famous across the world due to its ample geography and bio diversity...
Inca Trail sickness altitude training
Our statistics for altitude problems are increasing to 40% (Altitude Sickness), for those who are just exploring hight...

Our Reviews for Salkantay Trek

Salkantay Trek- Trip of a lifetime!

My two friends and I did the Salkantay Trek with Elvis in 2013. We are world travelers and by... (View more)


Excellent guide, unforgettable trip

Elvis guided me and five friends on the unforgettable 5 day Salkantay Trek in July 2018. He was... (View more)

Bridget M

Salkantay with Evlis - Awesome Experience!

We did the Salkantay trek with Elvis and had a fantastic time. He was a great guide, very... (View more)

Martin K

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

I did the trek to Machu Picchu, through the Salkantay mountains, with Elvis as a tour guide. The... (View more)

Florence W

Salkantay trek!

A group of friends and I did the Salkantay trek with Elvis last year and it was amazing! The... (View more)


Amazing trek!

I did the 5 day Salkantay trek with Elvis as a guide. The trek itself was amazing but Elvis made... (View more)


Best trip ever!!

We did a 5 day salkantay trip with Elvis and not only was he great fun and very informative and... (View more)

Prerana B

Best trip ever! with Salkantay Trek

I did the Salkantay trek with Elvis as one of the tour guides and he was a great organiser, a... (View more)

Marie S

Amazing Trip and Guide!

I did the 5 day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. The trek itself was incredible, and Elvis was an... (View more)

Sasha K