Hello bloggers today we will talk about the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in CUZCO Peru, that’s an alternative to the Inca Trail and considered by many as the best alternative route. Read more on our blog. The Salkantay Trek is a famous trekking in Cusco PERU and is a great alternative to the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Going on this hike, you will be able to see some of the most beautiful places of Cusco – Peru and see the snow covered Mountain, and also pass through the Salkantay Pass.
You will have the opportunity to see beautiful scenery with a variety of endemic flora and fauna and camp at night in the middle of the sacred mountain. Salkantay is a mountain of snow whose name translated from Quechua would mean (Wild Mountain). This summit is known as (Apu – Lord) by his majesty and elevation.
The Salkantay Trek for Machu Picchu in Peru is an alternative to the Inca Trail and considered by many as the best alternative route and perhaps even better for many. This magnificent trail is perfect for adventurers who wish to make a wonderful and incredible trek. You will go through magical, sweeping landscapes from a snow-capped mountain paradise to a tropical jungle where you will find a wide variety of animals, medicinal plants and varieties of flowers.The highest you will go through all the time is up to 4,650 above sea level.
It is recommended if 2 days of acclimatization before the trek are ideal to visit the city of Cusco, its nearby Inca ruins and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. An economical alternative to reach Machu Picchu in CUZCO PERU, the Salkantay Machu Picchu route, is considered one of the best by National Geography, and the level of difficulty is similar to that of the 4-day Classic Inca Trail. This will be an exciting adventure for those who enjoy enjoying nature at its best and walking surrounded by beautiful scenery. We are direct operators in Cusco, we will not move to any other agency. Due to its proximity to the city, it is easily accessible by car and has been climbed by climbers for many decades.
To complete the Salcantay Trek in Peru, you need to have a reasonable level of conditioning, but age should not be a barrier and the most important thing is to be well acclimated to altitude.It is an excellent snowy peak, located less than fifty miles northwest of the city of Cusco, in south-central Peru. Due to its proximity to the city, it is easily accessible by car and has been climbed by climbers for many decades. To complete the Salcantay Trek in Peru, you need to have a reasonable level of conditioning, but age should not be a barrier and the most important thing is to be well acclimated to altitude.
ABOUT THE SALKANTAY TREK:
The Salkantay Trek is listed as one of the 25 best trails in the world by National Geographic Adventure Travel Magazine.
The Salkantay Trek is definitely one of the best trekking adventures you’ll find in Peru and on the continent of South America.
After the Inca Trail, the Salkantay Trek is the second most popular trek to Machu Picchu (and much less crowded).
Walking alongside the magnificent Apu Salkantay and reaching the ruins of the majestic Machu Picchu is one of the best experiences known to mankind.
Trekkers can see natural bridges, snowcapped mountains, colorful valleys, waterfalls, wildlife, unique plants and cloud forests.
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