day 4: The Salkantay trekking.
Hike by an old inca trail to reach the inca complex of Llactapata (8497 feet), once in the time it was a rest and stop over place to reach the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu. If conditions allow, to see the remains of the lost city of the Incas. Then go down again towards the Hydroelectrica station where have lunch (6398 ft. After that, walk to Aguas Calientes (about 3 hours), located at 6726 ft.
All over the day; beautiful views.
Walking time: about 8 hours.
Difficulty: + 3117 / - 2957 (6562 ft - 9678 - 6726)
This day allows to have a wonderful overview to Machu Picchu, from the Llatapata pass. However depending your physical condition, it will be possible to avoid some difficulties by joining hydroelectrica directly or by opting for the train. This will be decided at the moment, with the guide.
Steps: Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu PicchuHydroelectricLlactapata