Peru Day 8: Salkantay Trek – Collpapampa to La Playa

Start: Collpapampa 2,850m (9,350 ft)

Finish: La Playa 2,064m (6,771 ft)

Trek Time: 7 hours

Our third day was our easiest for both distance and terrain. We woke up to another sunny day, and had a delicious breakfast of omelets and quinoa porridge (which is an amazingly healthy “on the go” breakfast and super easy to make by the way!). We said goodbye to our horsemen; they took our gear to our third and final campsite via van and then headed home as their town was nearby.

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