Here to check Salkantay Trek Availability, Unlike Inca Trail, there is no access limit on this route. This is the reason why this route is the favorite of many tourists after the Inca Trail.
This route is so beautiful that in 2022 a Netflix movie was released with shots of this route that were exceptional.
So, You don’t need a permit for the Salkantay Trek.
Salkantay trails is always available, check with a tour operator to see if they will be departing on the day you want.
Most popular months for Salkantay trekking
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Salkantay trail availability and minimum of passengers
It can be accessed all year round, but this will depend on the month you want to go, because many times, not every day, there isn’t an option to go by the number of trekkers, to be able to leave, a minimum of 5 passengers is required.
The trekking in Salkantay includes the permit to Machu Picchu (entrance ticket).
To hike Huayna Picchu requires another ticket or permit, and must be booked at least 3 months in advance.
Huayna Picchu is the highest mountain behind the citadel of Machu Picchu.