Salkantay trek considerate by many the second main trek activities in South America. This sections of an Inka trail as many of them in the Andes is connecting two important valleys in whole region. The Apurimac Valley towards the Urubamba Valley, further down from Machupicchu city at Santa Teresa town, by then get access the jungle area to a well know privileges region already occupied by Andean people long time ago.
This alternative experience will let you know how Andean merchants used this path herding their llamas carrying supply from the high lands to trade with tropical products in Cusco’s jungle, some offering where taken to the Apus, the sacred mountain Salkantay to drop at the highest point of their journey “Salkanyay pass” (4,600 m/15.091ft.). A journey which now a days is linked to the new seven wonders in the world Machupicchu ¨The lost city of the Inkas¨