Salkantay Horse Ride to Machu Picchu
Experience this unique ascent to Machu Picchu that only a handful of travellers experience. On this 7 day guided trek on both horseback and by foot, you can plant your feet firmly in the footsteps of the ancient Inca's. Wind your way into the towering Andes mountains and through the Salkantay Pass. During the trek, you will visit incredible historical sites of cultural significance to the ancient Incan traditions as well as witness beautiful natural vistas of turquoise lakes, verdant valleys and snowy peaks. The final stretch of the trek is by foot to Aguas Calientes where you are offered views of Machu Picchu that few other travellers get to experience. Your adventure culminates in a guided tour of Machu Picchu. The UNESCO World Heritage Site provides a fitting apex to an incredible journey.
Accommodation throughout the tour is in luxury guest lodges. Here you will be able to immerse yourself in Andean culture through traditional feasts and learning the ways of the equestrian team and their relationship with their horses. Enjoy an active adventure with a difference through beautiful Peru.
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Hike to the turquoise waters of Lake Humantay, fed by glaciers and surrounded by magnificent mountains
Ride to the Salkantay Pass and its highest point at 4,638 metres
Visit famous Machu Picchu - the ancient Incas' sanctuary in the Andean mountains