Experience horseback riding in Peru, with plan Salkantay Horseback Riding Machupicchu 4 Days 3 Nights, this is a real Horseback Riding Salkantay Trek adventure through the beautiful landscapes of the brown Andes mountains and part of the amazon jungle on the way to Machupicchu, and also watch the two snow-capped mountains of Humantay and Salkantay along the route, with camping, wi-fi and fresh food cooked.

We are rooted in this magic adventure Salkantay trekking in Peru, which is super fun riding horses through the Peruvian Andes mountains, so enjoy the beauty of this outdoor adventure for a couple of days on horseback to Machupicchu with hiking at the beginning of the Amazon jungle.

Enjoy the beauty, challenge, and popularity of the Salkantay trek with us, which is filled with amazing scenery, and landscapes. Also, we are the tour company in Cusco, Peru with more than 376 excellent reviews from our real customers, who booked tours with us¡¡

Salkantay Trek On Horseback

Doing horseback riding through Salkantay trip in Peru to Machu Picchu is much better on the horse, so you will be enjoying the outstanding views of the two snow-capped mountains, such as the Humantay and Salkantay, without hiking much, but we need to hike some little parts on the downhill parts since is steep even for the horses but mainly is riding the horse for the entire trip, with some uphills and downhills and some gentle part.

In this Salkantay Horseback Riding, we have the chance to have more time for taking photos and enjoying the views of some snow-capped mountains, then arrive at the camping places on time, before getting dark.  So, you will enjoy your camping site with some hot drinks and food.

Horseback Riding Machu Picchu

This is an amazing adventure, riding horses through Salkantay trekking to Machu Picchu with camping, and having good Peruvian food, cooked along the route by our professional chef, and also guided by our expert tour guide.

Riding horses on the Salkantay trek is having an easy trip to Machu Picchu city, since the Salkantay trail has some difficult parts along the hiking time, like the way uphill to arrive at Salkantay pass, located at 4,400 masl.

So, enjoy this Horseback Riding Salkantay adventure with us, in a safe way, on the way to Machupicchu, which takes 4 days.

Description: Horseback Riding Salkantay Through Machupicchu Cusco Peru

Riding Horses To Salkantay Trek with Machupicchu is located at Cusco, Peru on the way down to Machu Picchu with riding the Andean strong horses, who are accustomed to the high altitude and cold weather of the Andes mountains, and also, they eat the type of grass that grows in these mountains, and then these horses are equipped with good saddles and stirrups for the comfortable trip of our customers.

Itinerary: Salkantay Horseback Riding Machupicchu 4 Days 3 Nights Peru

Day One: Cusco, Soraypampa, Humantay lake, Soirococha

The time to pick you up is by 5:am, then we go from Cusco by car for 3 hours and 30 minutes, arriving at the beginning of the Salkantay trek, at the place named Soraypampa, located at 3920 masl (12,861 ft) where we have some breakfast, afterward we go to Humantay lake on horses, this lake is located at 4,200 masl (13,799 ft).

Mainly is an hour and 30 minutes by horseback uphill to this lake Humantay, then you hike 10 minutes gentle trail to the Humantay lake, then explore the lake, then the way back is downhill, which is hiking downhill for an hour and 20 minutes, no riding horses because is downhill.

Then, have some lunch at this place named Soraypampa, located at 3920masl (12,861ft), then time to ride our horses uphill for 2 hours to the campsite named Soiroccocha, located at 4,400 masl (14,435ft)


  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Horses for riding
  • The first night, camping in tents

 Day Two: Salkantay Pass, Huayracmachay, Ccolpampa

The time to wake up is by 5:am, then have some breakfast, afterward time to ride the horses for 20 minutes uphill to the Salkantay pass located at 4,630 masl (15,190ft). Here are good views of the snow-capped mountains, like Salkantay and Humantay,  then we ride horses downhill for 2 hours and 30 minutes to the lunch place, named Huayracmachay located at 3,912masl (12,834 ft).

Then, ride the horses still downhill with some little gentle parts for 3 hours to the campsite named Collpapampa located at 2,850 masl (9,350ft).


  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Horses for riding
  • The second night, camping in tents

Day Three: Transport To Hydroelectric Train Station Then Hiking To Aguas Calientes Town

This day is the end of the horses, today after some breakfast we ride a private car for 3 hours to the place named hydro-electric train station, located at 1,890 masl (6,200ft)

Then, we have some lunch at one of the restaurants at the train station, or just some boxed lunch, then we hike for 3 hours and 20 minutes, through a nice valley of Machupicchu, and the trail is shaded by trees and hiking is a side of the train track, then arriving at Aguas Calientes town for the overnight located at 2,000 masl (6,700 ft).


  • Breakfast, lunch
  • Private transport from the camp to the hydro-electric train station
  • The third night is in a hotel

Not Included:

  • No horses today
  • Dinner in Aguas Calientes town

Day Four: Machupicchu Tour, Then Train Ride To Ollantaytambo, Then Transport To Cusco

Wake-up time is by 5:am, then some breakfast, then we go by car for 30 minutes up to Machupicchu, then first we go to the viewpoint, then some tour in Machupicchu for 3 hours.

Afterward, we are back to Aguas Calientes town by car, then have some lunch on your own, then in the afternoon, we ride a train to Ollantaytambo train station for 2 hours, then by car for another an hour and 40 minutes to Cusco city.

This day is included:

  • The bus ride, round trip to Machupicchu Inca site
  • Machupicchu entrance fees
  • Train the way back to Ollantaytambo
  • Private transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco city

Not included:

  • The lunch in Aguas Calientes town

Why Choose Us For Salkantay Horseback Riding Machupicchu 4 Days 3 Nights?

  • Local Machu Picchu Tour Operators
  • We’re serious about our clients
  • Small Groups, Big Adventures!
  • Good accommodation
  • Fixed departures are guaranteed!
  • Experienced tour guide!
  • Responsible hiking, Consistent customer service!
  • Operate 100% of the services!
  • We love to be close to the mountains
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Professionals Cooks!Safety First!
  • Organic food cooked along the adventure

Is Included For Salkantay Horseback Riding Machupicchu 4 Days 3 Nights

  • All services and transportation (vehicles and trains), pick up from Cusco City and return to Cusco city
  • 2 nights camping  in campaign tents with roll mattresses with feather sleeping bags
  • All meals along the hike Salkantay
  • Service of a bilingual experienced tour guide(English/Spanish)
  • Transportation of personal belongings on the trail by pack horses/mules and/or porters.
  • Guided visit of Machu Picchu Sanctuary in a private way (includes entrance)
  • Mainly everything included in this horseback riding tour
  • Riding helmet
  • Train tickets
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes town to Machupicchu, round trip

Not Included For Salkantay Horseback Riding Machupicchu 4 Days 3 Nights

  • Some food at Aguas Calientes town
  • Hotel in  Aguas Calientes town
  • Gratuity for the working team

Price: Salkantay Horseback Riding Machupicchu 4 Days 3 Nights

  • Per person US$1,595

Note: Salkantay Horseback Riding Machupicchu 4 Days 3 Nights

  • We do some discounts for groups all year round, just write us on our Gmail: chacrastravelperu@gmail.com

How I Book This Salkantay Trek Horseback?

For booking this tour, you have to send us, a deposit of $150 dollars through our PayPal account, and PayPal charges 7% from any amount of money to send, and the %7 is charged to you, so that means you need to send us $160 and then the rest of the money in cash when you arrive in Cusco city and then, you need to send us the following details to our WhatsApp number: 51 943388685

  • The date of the tour and type of tour
  • Number of people
  • Address in Cusco city to pick you up for the following tours
  • Email  to keep in touch
  • Passport copy,  the profile side to pay the Peruvian tax

Then, we send you an email confirmation of the deposit and the tour.
Note: The $160 dollars deposit, is for any number of people, for booking this tour, then the rest of the money in Cusco city in cash, it can be in dollars or soles, this is up to you, and also please the final payment with good US$ bills, because the broken dollars bills no working in Peru.

This is our PayPal account to send the deposit:    deposit@chacrastravelperu.com

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