Salkantay Trek Operator
Salkantay Trek Operator; Is your local operator from Cusco, 100% managed, and guided by local professional tour guides; adventure tours expert, specialized in: adventure hikes in peru such as: Machu Picchu Hiking Tours, Humantay lake, Ancascocha hike, choquequirao trek, day trips and hikes in Cusco, and all paths running by this fantastic mountain range.
The name of our Company, comes for Salkantay Mountains, which means”: SALK´AN = The Wildest, savage, and invincible and TAY = holly, Father, in (“Runa-Simi” = inca language).
This is the highest peak of the Cordillera Vilcabamba, part of Peruvian Andes, located at about 60 km (40 miles) north-west of Cusco City, above valleys, which are tributaries of the Amazon River.
Salkantay, is the 2nd highest mountain of the region, the 38th highest Andes peak, second most topographically prominent peak, the twelfth highest mountain in Peru, situated in deeply incised terrain, with a great vertical relief.
This mountain was associated to concepts of rain, and fertility, Considered to be one of the principal deities, controlling the weather of the region, creating fascinating landscapes, where is situated the wonderful humantay lagoon, which is located by the slopes of this mountain.
There are several old paths, that leads to villages, sacred mountains, shrines, holly places, including the sacred valley.
Some of them are new paths that stays unknown by other companies, we are glad to be here, to organize you tours, by this fantastic land.
By Salkantay trekking Expert guides
We are a group of tour guides, with many years of experience in cultural, day tours, and hiking; where our specialty are the trekking adventures in the region.
We operate directly tours such as: Ancascocha trek, and all trails; that are connecting to the inca trail, and the sacred valley, cusco day tours, inca bridge, etc.
Partner of “Inka Challenge Peru”, we operate adventure journeys in the area, including shamanic ceremonies, cleansing rituals, day sightseeing’s, cultural journeys, Inca quarry tour, Vinicunca hike, short inca trail, and all Machu Picchu Hiking Tours.
Come and take our tours: all organized in private services, small groups, and large groups, providing personalized service, our adventure journeys goes by paths, known only by few local tour guides.
Humantay Lake Hike Experts
Daily departures for the fascinating humantay lake, a nice blue color lagoon, situated below of a snow peak named humantay, leaded in private tour, that engages every visitor who has done this tour.
If you take our early departure, you will have opportunity for perfect pictures, and run away from the crowds.
For more information, just write us; we will feedback ASAP.