The Location

The Ranch is located close to the city of Urubamba in the Sacred Valley. This is approximately 1 hours drive from Cusco. Our small village, Pichingoto, consists of 60 families, many of whom live across from the ranch. At an altitude of 2,720 meters above sea level, we are considerably lower than the city of Cusco and offer an ideal location for acclimatizing in the Andes.

Private Transfer

We offer a private transportation service to and from our Ranch and recommend this option for the most comfortable and efficient journey! Our community is only accessible by the neighbourhood bridge, which other drivers can only access during hours of operation. With our drivers you are guaranteed to be dropped off at our door and will not have to pay the entrance fee to the Pichingoto community.

Our rates round trip

From Urubamba $40.00 USD
From Yanahuara $45.00 USD
From Ollantaytambo $55.00 USD
From Pisac $70.00 USD
From Cusco $90.00 USD

*Prices provided are for return transportation, up to 3 people, with moderate luggage.

*If your location is not included in this list, or if you need a larger vehicle please get in touch and we will provide a quote


Directions to Salineras Ranch

Although we recommend our transportation service, it is of course possible to reach the ranch via public transport or taxi.

From Cusco:

  • Take a taxi or walk, depending on your location, to Pavitos street in Cusco.

  • Here you will find a transportation service to OLLANTAYTAMBO (a minibus which carries 12 or so passengers). Fees should range between 8 to 10 soles.

  • The minibus will drive through Urubamba, calculate 4 km from when you leave this city and ask to be dropped off in TARABAMBA or TUNUPA Restaurant bus stop, This is the entrance to the Pichingoto community. Carefully cross the road and the railway crossing.

  • Follow the dirt road all the way down, turning right at the end. Continue on this track until you see a white sign on the wall.

  • Turn left here and walk until you meet the bridge. Take a right after the bridge and walk 400 meters to the ranch.

​This walk takes approximately 15 minutes.


Happy Trekking!