4-Day Lares Valley Trekking To Machu Picchu From Cusco

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    5:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We suggest to book your hotel near to the main square with a lot of facilities around.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This 4-day trek allows you to spend time with local people while trekking through the amazing Andean mountains ending with a tour at Machu picchu. This specialized route passes through two villages: Kiswarani and Cancha Cancha, where they still practice the Incan lifestyle. These visits are authentic and beautiful experiences and your guide will be at your side helping you to communicate since mainly Quechua (the language of the Inkas) is spoken here.

Highlights

  • All necessary equipment included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free snacks included
  • Vegetarian meal option available

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Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco-peru">Cusco - Pisac - Pampa Corral - Quishuarani Camping

Stop At: Lares Hot Springs, Lares, Cusco Region
We will pick you up from your hotel at 5:00 am. and drive for 45 minutes to Calca. There you will have breakfast. Then we will continue by minivan for 1 hour 40 minutes to Pampa Corralniyoc, an old village at 3450 m / 11320 ft, which is at the beginning of the trail. Our cook will provide you with a snack and then youll have time to prepare for the hike. There are some local houses at the trailhead and well start walking along the lovely Vilcanota mountain range. The first 4-hour of the hike are gradual up and down. It offers amazing views of the Lares Mountains, local farming areas, llamas; alpacas and along this route well have the chance to see the famous Puya Raimondii, also known as Queen of the Andes.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING TENTS

Day 2: Kiswarani - Condor Pass - Cancha Cancha Village Camping

Stop At: Lares Hot Springs, Lares, Cusco Region
Today you will be awakened by our porters with our service of hot drinks in your tents around 5.00 am. This is a perfect way to be awakened, as you will have amazing views of the colorful lake and the valley of Kiswarani. See the local people who will already be up and about, taking their llamas and alpacas out to graze. Breakfast will be served as soon as you finish packing your gear. Then well fill up our water bottles and organize snacks before beginning the most memorable day of your expedition to Machu picchu!
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING TENTS

Day 3: Cancha Cancha - Huaran - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes Hotel

Stop At: PeruRail - Estacion de Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, Sacred valley, Cusco Region
Our porters will wake you up with a hot drink at your tent. Then you will have some time to pack your backpacks and duffel bags, enjoy breakfast, and get to take in the lush green mountains that surround you. After breakfast youll still have some time to explore the village and maybe visit the local elementary school where the ancient Inca language, Quechua, is still taught. Once you are ready, youll begin the last leg of your Lares trek. Say Good bye! to native villages and your introduction to this fascinating civilization.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel Humantay Aguas Calienten town

Day 4: Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Cusco

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
You will wake up really early to take one of the first buses, at around 5:30 am, for the 30 minute ride up to Machu Picchu to see the sun rise over the ruins. Your guide will take you for a very informative about 2-hours, then afterwards you will have plenty of time to explore on your own for the last minutes pictures /or hike Huayna Picchun Mountain (this is a separate entrance ticket and costs $30 per person and must be booked 4 months in advance).
In the afternoon, youll catch a 2-hour train back to Ollantaytambo and then a bus back to Cuzco arriving approximately 22:35 hrs.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

3x Breakfast

3x Dinner

3x Lunch

Accommodation included: 3 nights

Pre-briefing in Cusco one day before the trek

Ground transportation to the trail-head, along the Sacred Valley with amazing views

English speaking tour guide

2 nights camping / 1 night hostal at Aguas Calientes town

Tourist train tickets Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes (round-trip)

Master chef during the hike

Camping gear tents, inflammable mats,

Horses to carry the camping gear and food, 7 kg/ to be carried by your personal belongings

Ground transportation Ollantaytambo train station - Cusco

Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu

Entry/Admission - Lares Hot Springs

Entry/Admission - PeruRail - Estacion de Ollantaytambo

Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

Exclusions

Sleeping bag -10 (Available for rent) $.25

Walking stick (Available for rent) $15

Last lunch and dinner at Aguas Calientes (You will be in town with lots of restaurant options)

Optional school supplies for kids

Water bottle (Able to buy on the route)

Bus: Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu round trip

Entrance tickets to the thermal bath Lares $. 20

Personal medication

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Minimum age is 7 years

Maximum is 10 people per booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not wheelchair accessible

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers