Are you looking for things to do in Cusco Region? Salkantay: All-Inclusive 5-Day Machu Picchu Trek, it is a good idea if you are going to visit Peru because in this city doing this activity, is one of the things that you should not miss. Currently, Cusco Region is one of the most visited destinations in Peru, notable for its leisure establishments and activities that you can do throughout the day and is one of the favorite destinations for foreigners. To make your life easier the next time you visit this beautiful city we have prepared the best experience in Cusco Region.
Things to do in Cusco Region
What to see and do in Cusco Region? There are many places of interest to visit in Cusco Region, but this time you should not miss in this city.
Salkantay: All-Inclusive 5-Day Machu Picchu Trek from 712.89$
Cusco Region Tour Description
One of the things to do in Cusco Region, is this experience based on 1033 reviews:
Take the Salkantay Trail on a guided trek to Machu Picchu. See snow-capped mountains, tropical forests, and the dense Inca jungle as you make your way to the famous Machu Picchu archaeological site.
What will you do in this Cusco Region tour experience?
Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Humantay LagoonStart your tour with pickup from your hotel in Cusco early in the morning. Have breakfast and drive to Challacancha, the starting point of your hike. After a 3-hour hike, arrive at a campsite in Soraypampa. Enjoy lunch and hike 1.5 hours to Humantay Lagoon. Head back to the campsite in Soraypampa. Arrive at approximately 6 PM, have tea and dinner, and spend the night in glass huts.Day 2: Soraypampa – Paso Salkantay – ColpapampaHave breakfast at 5 AM and start your 3-hour trek from Soraypampa to the highest point of Abra Salkantay for views of the snow-capped High Andes Mountains of Salkantay, Humantay, Tucarhuay, and Pumasillo. Passing through Salkantaypampa and Soyrococha, start the descent to Huarachmachhay. Enjoy lunch and then continue to the Colpapampa campsite. Have tea and dinner and sleep in the domes at the campsite.DAY 3: Colpapampa – Playa SahuayacoHave breakfast and set out on a 5.5-hour hike through the Peruvian jungle. Stop for lunch at Playa Sahuayaca and enjoy the option to visit the thermal baths in Cocalmayo. Return to the campsite at 6 PM for tea and dinner.DAY 4: Playa Sahuayaco – Llactapata – Aguas CalientesEnjoy breakfast at sunrise and walk along the Inca Trail, enjoying the beautiful views of the Santa Teresa Valley. After a 2.5-hour ascent, arrive at the Incan archaeological site of Llactapata, where a local guide will teach you about its history. Get your first glimpses of Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu Mountain. Enjoy lunch and then continue your hike to Hidroeléctrica. Either take the 3-hour walk to Aguas Calientes or opt to board a train. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in the village. Spend the night in a hotel.DAY 5: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – CuscoTake a guided tour of the Machu Picchu archaeological site and then enjoy free time to discover the site on your own. Take an optional climb to Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain at a pre-designated time – the first group will to the hike from 6-8 AM and the second group from 9-11 AM. Return to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then take the train to Ollantaytambo, leaving at 2:55 PM. Complete your tour with drop off from the train station to Plaza Regocijo in Cusco.
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