Salkantay

History

The Salkantay Mountain is a popular destination for trekking. The term “Salkantay” is a Quechua word that, according to some experts, means “who produces avalanches”. The mountain also has a religious importance for the people of the region. It’s considered an Apu, an ancient spirit who protects people and lands.

Geography

The Salkantay Mountain is part of the Vilcabamba mountain range, in the province of La Convencion. It has an altitude of 6264 meters above sea level.

Activities

The Salkantay Trail is a popular destination among visitors. The route stands out for its amazing Andean landscapes. Trekkers can enjoy the imposing mountains, lagoons and villages of the region. The Salkantay Trail also offers an alternative way to arrive at Machu Picchu.

Our Travel Packages

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Hidden Salkantay & Inca Trail Journey – 6 Days

Hidden Salkantay & Inca Trail Journey – 6 Days

6 Days
Cusco
Salkantay - Machu Picchu
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Salkantay Trek 5 Days - 4 Nights

Salkantay Trek 5 Days – 4 Nights

5 Days / 4 Nights
Cusco
Salkantay
Salkantay High Mountain – 4 Days

Salkantay High Mountain – 4 Days

4 Days / 3 Nights
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Salkantay