Salkantay Trek On Your Own: Expenses

6. Expenses

Pre-Hike:

  • Sleeping bag rental (25 sols)
  • Food (125 sols)

Day 1: 

  • Bus to Mollepata (30 sols - 15 sols p/p)
  • Breakfast in Mollepata (30 sols - 15 sols p/p)
  • Campsite (10 sols)

Day 2:

  • No expenses as we camped for free

Day 3:

  • Campsite (5 sols)

Day 4:

  • Taxi to Hidroelectrica (we skipped the walk and took a taxi instead haha...) (50 sols)
  • Hostal Kusi Qoyllor in Aguas Calientes (60 sols)

Day 5:

  • Machu Picchu tickets (229 sols - 152 sols for adult ticket, 77 sols for ISIC student ticket)
  • Breakfast in hostal (20 sols - 10 sols p/p)
  • Sandwiches (10 sols)
  • Lunch (20 sols)
  • Collectivos back to Cusco/Ollantaytambo (90 sols)

Total for everything:

  • 744 sols ($USD 226) for 2 people