After lunch comes a scenic ride on the winding mountain road to Challacancha. Here you will begin your hike to our flagship Salkantay Lodge at Soraypampa along a picturesque path called the “Camino Real” (Royal Path).
Trekking Time: Approximately 3 hours
Hiking Level: Easy to Moderate
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After lunch, you will take a scenic ride to Coronilla Ranch to meet and get to know your horse. Along with the MLP equestrian team, you will then begin your ride to Soraypampa, a great opportunity for everyone to acclimate to the altitude while enjoying a beautiful 3-4 hour ride to the Salkantay Lodge that takes its name from the majestic peak at the head of the valley. [Mt. Salkantay is the second most sacred peak in Inca mythology and, at 6,270m (20,600 ft), is the highest in the region.] Upon arrival, our friendly staff will welcome you and show you to your room, where you can freshen up before tea time and a fireside trip briefing with your guide. In the evening, enjoy aperitifs and dinner before settling in to rest for the next day’s ride.
Accommodations: Salkantay Lodge