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Salkantay Trek Weather along the trek to Machu Picchu

Weather on Salkantay trek is very varied, due to the fact that it winds its way through wildly different terrain at different altitudes. The only place where weather is a serious concern is the Salkantay Pass, and the nearby areas. Temperatures here, and at the nearby Soraypampa campsite, can fall below freezing. The other camps are much warmer, due to their proximity to the cloud forest.

Average Minimum and Maximum temperature in Cusco

  • The months September, October, November and December have a nice average temperature.
  • On average, the warmest month is September.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.

The monthly mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year in Cusco, Peru (Fahrenheit)

The monthly mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year in Cusco, Peru

Weather on Salkantay trek monthly mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year in Cusco, Peru (Celsius)

Weather on Salkantay trek monthly mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year in Cusco, Peru (Celsius)

Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in December – March.

Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in December – March.

AVERAGE HUMIDITY OVER THE YEAR

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

AVERAGE WIND SPEED OVER THE YEAR

This is the mean monthly wind speed (meters per second)

his is the mean monthly relative humidity

Know more about your travel destination in Peru, the best tourist destinations such as Cusco city and Machu Picchu, Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Puno and Lake Titicaca. besides other interesting for your trip to Peru issues.

This Trek is a great alternative to the Inca Trail. Going this route, you’ll be able to visit some of the most beautiful places in the Andean jungle and see the snow covered Salkantay Mountain (altitude is 6372 m). You will have the opportunity to see beautiful landscapes with a variety of endemic flora and fauna and stop by part of the Inca trail, Llactapata, which is an enclosure built on the mountain facing Machu Picchu.

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