The Salkantay trek (also spelled Salcantay trek) is one of the most spectacular and varied hikes around Cusco. Given the new restrictions of the Inca trail, Salkantay is the second most popular hike in the region. Reach Machu Picchu in a different and spectacular way; trekking through valleys, grasslands, snowcarpets, cloud forests and steamy jungles!!
The famous Salkantay Trek, recently named among one of the best treks in the world by National Geographic Adventure Travel Magazine, is a trek connecting the city of Cusco with Machu Picchu.
The Trail Salkantay runs approximately 35 miles ( 60 kilometers) through high Andean peaks, cloud forest and steamy jungle.