Booking a Salkantay trek requires a deposit of 50% of the total trek price. This deposit is of USD $200 per person. Please note that this deposit is required to purchase train and Machu Picchu entrance tickests, all subject to availability. After your deposit and booking confirmation, your outstading balance is due when you arrive in Cusco either 48 hrs prior to departure or during your briefing session. Failure to pay any outstading balances prior to departure will result in the inability to partake in your trek. Final acceptance of any participant is subject to receipt and review of all required forms, documents, and payment.


All Salkantay Trekking hikes are subject to itinerary changes based on a variety of circumstances, including, Salkantay Trekking  reserves the right to cancel or change any trip due to river, road, weather conditions, or political climate. We also reserve the right to cancel any trip due to client unsuitability because of age, ill health, poor fitness, intoxication etc.
Any missed tours due to the above listed incidences (eg weather conditions or political climate) cannot be refunded or recuperated.
The price and duration of a hiking trip will never change once you’re registered. Payments are not refundable for itinerary changes or public land closures. If a trip is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control a trip credit equal to the full amount paid will be issued.


If you wish to change the date of departure/ and or route of your trek after making the reservation/deposit, there will be a $50 per person fee to make the change, except if the change is made in the 48 hours prior to the trek, when the change will cost $100 per person.


The Salkantay Trekking reserves the right to cancel trips. If this is the case a full refund of the amount paid will be given, including the deposit. The Salkantay Trekking Company is not responsible for additional expenses incurred by preparing for the trip (for example: non-refundable advance purchase air tickets, clothing, equipment, visa fees, medical expenses, etc.).

If you cancel or leave a multi-day trip for any reason:

  • 1.- All USD $200 deposits needed for the confirmation of any Salkantay trek, are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
  • 2.- Full payment is required 48 hrs prior to departure. In case of not being able to make full payment within said time frame, an alternatice payment system must be arranged and coordinated. Failure to do either of the above can result in CANCELLATION of your tour.
  • 3.- In case of delayed arrivals to Cusco (due to delayed flights, buses etc.), Salkantay Trekking assumes no responsibility for missed tours or trek departures. Salkantay Trekking staff will do their best to accommodate and make the required modifications. However, all additional costs for such modifications will not be included in the original trek price.
  • 4.- In case of sickness while on the trail, emergency costs for transportation, etc. are not included.


We require medical releases for prospective guests over 70 years of age and for various circumstances such as history of cardiovascular disease, chronic illness, and other conditions and factors.
Let know to the guides if you consume any medical tab, pill or chronic illness to prevent the any accident or emergency case, if you have the first aid kit bring for the trail will be very useful for member’s hikers.


For your protection, we strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance. Travel insurance provides you with trip cancellation or interruption, travel delay, medical expenses, emergency assistance, baggage and baggage delay coverage to protect your financial investment. Medical coverage purchased with your policy will also satisfy our requirement for health insurance.

Thank you so much for choosing Salkantay Trekking!!!.

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