Innovative & Unique Itineraries,
" Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu " specializes in off the beaten path trips that most other travel companies do not! Even on the most popular routes, we make every effort to avoid crowds and personalize your experience.
Support a 100 % Local Business Based in Cusco
Locally owned and operated travel company with local office staff with firsthand knowledge different destinations in Peru. Many companies claim to be local experts we think that is an exaggeration because most of them are not even based in South America, they just outsources services to local operators. We always have the most up-to-date information on everything from the weather to festivals. Having born and lived here, we have seen how things work on a day-to-day basis and have an understanding of daily life that just cannot be achieved without experiencing it first-hand
We take care of the details
Personalizing our attention from beginning to the end of your trip; leave the legwork to us, we take care of the logistics and details so you can relax and enjoy. Remember this is your vacation and don’t want to stress out about any detail except enjoying.
Affordable and a good value for money
If you have looked at other companies selling tours of similar length, quality and included activities in Peru, you will notice that " Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu " is very sensible. It is not because we cut corners or compromise on excellence, but rather we reap the benefits of being a small, local, efficiently run company with small overheads. We can be this competitive because we are based locally and we manage all operations ourselves. We are committed to creating best value for people: our customers, our employees, our shareholders and our business partners.
Lower Prices + Top Testimonials = Best Value.
Real Peru experiences & Cultural exchanges
Our tours and expeditions are not designed for you to have an ordinary travel experience in Peru. Instead, they are designed for you to have an extraordinary experience. One of the most valuable and long lasting experiences of travelling is the cultural encounter that you can experience. Be able to participate in daily activities, tasting new food and encountering new ways of life, all of which greatly enrich you experience in Peru and have a unique cultural adventure.
Small Groups in our “Regular trips” and “Trekking”
We at " Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu " think ‘the smaller the group, the better the experience you get’, so by limiting our group size to 10 - 12 travelers guaranteed, you not only get to see more of Peru, you experience it! (You get closer to nature and wildlife, you make authentic cultural connections and you journey off the beaten path).
*** We recommend Private Tours when possible as you will be treated like royalty; you have all the flexibility and independence to tailor your travel needs.
Expert Local Guides
" Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu " employs only the best licensed and/or certified local guides who are fluent in English. We believe that first-hand experience makes a trip authentic; we seek local guides native to each specific destination, ensuring that your travel will be a rich cultural experience. These qualified and knowledgeable local tour guides will provide you with practical guidance, while offering priceless insight into the true identity and nature of their homeland. They are charismatic professionals and ensure everything is well organized!
We do not operate a large network of tours worldwide nor do we claim to be experts on every South American country, but instead keep our focus on this country making our knowledge unbeatable. We are the local experts; our sales and operations offices are based in Cusco, Peru. We live and work here and have done for many years.
Escorted trips in Peru
For groups more than 6 travelers we provide a professional English-speaking tour managers to handle all of your needs along your journey, so you won’t be worry about anything except enjoying. On partially escorted tours, a portion of your vacation may be independent; sightseeing tours are provided by professional English-speaking local guides.
As professional tour guides we understand “the responsible tourism” We have a deep respect for the preservation of local communities and the environment. We avoid activities which involve a potential damage to the environment and local culture. We are involved in a number of social projects within the communities, we give a percentage of our profits to our social and environmental projects, but we prefer not to exploit the communities that we help by posting pictures or videos on our website. We strongly believe that community support needs to be provided with honesty, decency, and not as a form of publicity as most of the travel companies do.