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Leaving from your hotel in Cusco or the sacred valley by bus to Molletapata, we will start trekking until get to Wayraqmachay. We will camp in Wayraqmachay and Wiñay Poqo enjoying beautiful views, colourful lakes and amazing progression of ecological zones, in this variation of Salkantay Trek we walk directly from Wiñay Poqo to Aguas Calientes going by La Playa and Santa Teresa. we will spend the last night in an Hotel and finally visit Machupicchu.
Very early in the morning, about 5:00 AM, we will depart from Cusco by bus to Mollepata arriving time about 9:00 am; after breakfast we will start the trekking to Huayrac Pampa to get our first lunch. After take a rest we will continue walking until Wayraqmachay (2900 MASL) there we will have dinner and camp.
After having breakfast, we will start our trekking crossing Collpa Pampa and Chaullay, passing the highest point (Salkantay pass 4500 MASL) we will walk on a narrow trail on the mountain side continue walking until we get Winay Poqo.
We will start walking at 8:00 a.m. from Winay Poqo to a place called La Playa where we will take a bus to Santa Teresa town, in this place we can enjoy the thermal waters, after crossing the brigde we will walk about two more hours until we get Machupicchu´s hydroelectric to have lunch, after that we will walk to Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night in a hotel.
We will depart from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu by bus at 5:30 AM, we will have a guided tour in Machupicchu for about 2:00 hours, then there is a free time until 1:00 pm, meanwhile you can take pictures or you could climb to Waynapicchu (additional cost). After that we will get down by bus to Aguas Calientes town where we will take the train to Poroy and then a bus to Cusco.