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Hiking Salkantay: Road to Machu Picchu

A photo journey to Machu Picchu.
Hiking Salkantay: Road to Machu Picchu

August 2018 > Cusco > Salkantay > Machu Picchu

4-day trek from 3,500m to 4,900m and back to 2,500m.

Cusco, Peru

Day 1: Training Day

4:30am // pick-up for 4 days of trekking

Day 2: Punishment Day

5am wake-up call for 12-hour trekking day (22km overall distance) in various climatic zones.

Day 3: Relax Day

6am wake-up for hot springs and 3-hour hike along rail tracks in djungle climate.

Day 4: Machu Picchu

2:30am wake-up for full-day of Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Mt ascent.


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