The 5 day Salkantay Trek takes you along the mountain chain south of Machu Picchu. You will leave Cusco for a drive to Molepata from where you will start hiking to the camping site located at 3900 meters surrounded by lakes and snowcapped mountains. The hike will show you an amazing diversity in landscapes ranging from snowcapped mountains to highland pampa and cloud forests, before reaching Machu Picchu.