6 Practical Tips for Surviving Salkantay Trek in Peru
The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is a great trek to the Inca citadel Machu Picchu. Some people choose this trek when the famous Inca Trail in Peru is sold out (which happens quite often). The Salkantay Trek is indeed a great alternative. Are you worried about the difficulty of the Salkantay Trek? Travelers in Peru say the Salkantay Trek is indeed a bit more difficult than the classic Inca Trail, but, well worth the effort. The scenery is amazing! And with these 6 Practical Tips for Surviving the Salkantay Trek in Peru, you will be fine!
The difficulty of the Salkantay trek is rated by experts at a level of difficulty of 3-4 on a scale that reaches up to 7. Therefore, if you are in good physical health, no special training is needed for this trek. Your guide will give you the most important information during a special briefing in Cusco, a few days before the start of your trek through the highlands of the Andes. He or she will also tell you the essential things to bring on the Salkantay Trek.