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Lares Trek & MachuPicchu 4 Days

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu, 4 days takes you to visit villages with Inca roots, you will know the town of Calca, Huacawasi and the customs of the villagers, we will continue through Sondor, past some huge mountains, farmland and enjoy breathtaking views.

Finally, we will visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, here you will feel the magic from the first step. This tour is experiential, as you can see more closely the customs and experiences of the Andean people. lares trek

Get ready for an incredible trek to Machu Picchu in Peru. A four-day tour of the Lares Valley and Machu Picchu.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO – PASO HUACAWASI – LARES – CUNCANI – HUACAWASI

At approximately 6:00 a.m. We will pass by your hotel to leave for the city of Lares and we can cool off in the pools before continuing to the city of Cuncani, where we will begin the tour.

During this trip, we will make a stop in the city of Calca, where you can visit the local market to go shopping, then we will have our first breakfast.

Your guide can advise you on things to buy for your trip and also on gifts or food to distribute to the children you will meet during the trip.

When we arrive in Lares, we will visit the Aguas Calientes de Lares, where you can enjoy the baths while our cooks prepare a wonderful lunch.

After lunch, we will begin our journey to the first camp in Huacawasi (3,600 m.s.m.). During 3 hours, you will gradually climb the hill to be able to exercise and get used to (training) for the second day of the trip, when we reach the highest point of the trip.

We will spend the first night in the home of the members of our community, who will welcome you very warmly in their homes upon arrival; they will be ready for you to provide some snacks and a hot drink before dinner.

  • Transportation time approximately 04h00min Hrs.
  • Estimated time of 4:00 Hrs. Walking.
  • The climate in the day: hot.
  • The climate in the night: cold. lares valley trek

DAY 2: HUACAWASI – SONDOR – PASO SACSAYLLAME – ARURAY COCHA – YURAK COCHA – MISKI INU

After a nutritious breakfast, we will start the walk to the highest point, the Sacsayllame pass at 4,400 m.s.s.m. The tour will take approximately 4:00 an hour. and it will be very steep.

Of course, an emergency horse will accompany us so that everyone feels more confident to reach the top.

During this trip, you will be able to enjoy huge mountains, farmland, and breathtaking views. Keep in mind that we will reach great heights and the weather can be very cold.

After reaching the highest point, we will descend and pass a beautiful lagoon before having lunch by the river.

You will have free time to rest and recuperate while our chefs prepare a delicious lunch for you. Then we will descend further through a forest, where you can enjoy the «Queuñas» (Polylepis), a typical Peruvian tree.

This ride will take approximately 1:00 a.m. Before reaching our camp in Inu Miski (3,550 m.s.m.).

A wonderful place in the middle of the landscape where you will receive hot tea and some snacks on arrival before dinner.

  • It is estimated a time of 07h00min Hrs.
  • Walking The weather is cold in this area.

DAY 3: MISKI UNU – QUESHUARCHALLOC – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES

This day will be spectacular, we will visit the different forests. You can enjoy the rich biological diversity, the change of fauna and flora during the walk that will last approximately 3h00min hours.

To get to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Be careful, you have to take mosquito repellent which is abundant in the forest.

Let’s enjoy our last lunch in Queshuarchalloc, where we say goodbye! For cooks and horses. After lunch, we will take a local transportation service to reach Ollantaytambo. We will visit the beautiful city of Ollantaytambo before having dinner at a local restaurant.

At 7:00 p.m. we will take the train to travel to the final destination of the day, the city of Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the night in a hotel.

  • It is estimated in the time of 04h00min Hrs.
  • Walking The use of transport will be approximately 30 minutes.
  • The climate is warm in this area.

DAY 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

We left the hotel at 5:30 in the morning. After breakfast, we will go to the Citadel of Machu Picchu (2,400 m.a.s.l.) in a tourist bus.

We arrived at the citadel around 6:00. After a guided tour of the archaeological site, including information about the life and culture of the Incas, you will have plenty of time to enjoy Machu on your own. Wayna Picchu (2,750 m.s.m.).

After the visit to Machu Picchu, we will get off by bus to Aguas Calientes to return to Est. Ollanta at the designated time. Until then, you will have time to have lunch in one of the most beautiful restaurants. In addition, you can visit the warm waters of the city to relax a bit.

  • Walking time: 02h00min Hrs.
  • With a moderate, warm climate.

Included

TOUR INCLUDES

  • Tourist Transport, Cusco – Calca – Lares.
  • Professional bilingual guide service (request language).
  • This tourist train. Ollanta to Aguas Calientes – Est. Ollanta, depending on availability.
  • Bus Consettur Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu.
  • Hot water houses entrance.
  • The entrance citadel of Machu Picchu.
  • 01 nights in Basic Accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Camping equipment (sleeping tent, dining tent, mats, tables, chairs).
  • Crutches and crutches (camping equipment and food).
  • Cook and Assistant (kitchen equipment)
  • Meal 3 breakfasts – 3 lunches – 3 dinners.
  • First aid kit – Oxygen balloon.
  • Emergency horse (minimum 2 people)

NOT INCLUDE

  • Sleeping bag.
  • First breakfast, last lunch in Aguas Calientes.
  • Extra tips for horses
  • Expenses not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance to Huaynapicchu (+ 30.00 USD – depending on availability)
  • Bus ticket to Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes. (This is possible on foot and takes 1:20 Hrs. Or also the possibility of buying a ticket and it costs $ 12.00 per person)

Contact Us

  • info@dreamy.tours
  • reserve@dreamy.tours

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • All rates for our Peru Packages are expressed in US dollars (optional for currency exchange) and are programmed per person.
  • The rates valid for Peruvians only include VAT.
  • All our rates are subject to availability and changes.
  • Children under 02 years and 11 months are considered INF (babies), do not pay any service and do not have the right to food, bed or seat on the tours.
  • DCC (child) is considered a child from 03 to 10 years and 11 months, has a special rate and shares a room with parents.
  • Children over 11 years old considered adults.
  • Minors must travel with an identity document.
  • Rates do not apply to holidays, Easter, long weekends, national holidays, Christmas or New Years.

More Information

Did you know that the Lares tours, is a traditional and experiential adventure that offers us the experience of the Lares Trek 4 days and 3 nights on a path full of history and tradition still alive in the villages that we will find during our hike.

This experience gives us endless emotions from the first day visiting beautiful hot springs or lares baths, in a valley full of flora and fauna, this allows us to discover that nature is our best refuge from the routine and stress that can be in the day to day of our daily lives.

Where is Lares located?

Lares is located in the Andes Mountains, in the south of Peru. This district of Cusco belongs to the province of Calca.

At what altitude is Lares located?

Lares is located at 3,150 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.).

Climate in Lares:

The climate in Lares is temperate with cold nights. The average temperature is 11ºC. During the day, the heat can reach 21ºC. At night, temperatures can reach 1ºC.

Rainy season: The rainy season is from November to March. During these months, there will be heavy rainfall and fast-flowing rivers. Therefore, the roads will be bumpy and the sky will always be cloudy; as for the temperature, the maximum recorded temperature is 18° C and goes down to 7° C.

Dry season: This season is from April to October. During these months it is advisable to hike, since the roads are in better condition.

However, the presence of rainfall is very occasional and snow is very rare in higher altitude areas, which in June and July is the frost season. Therefore, these months will be colder than usual with the presence of snow.

What is the Lares Trek?

The Lares trek is a 4 days and 3 nights alternative trek to Machu Picchu, which crosses high Andean landscapes inhabited by Quechua people. This adventure tour is also known as the Weavers’ Circuit because along the way, you learn the ancestral weaving techniques of the native villages.

This hike is not very challenging, the only day in which you will have more physical effort will be the second day. Due to the fact that part of the trek is uphill until you reach the highest point of the whole tour.

How difficult is the Lares Trek?

The Lares Trek has a medium difficulty (medium trekking). In parallel with the Inca Trail or the Salkantay Trek, this route is less arduous. The only difficulty is altitude sickness, due to the trails located in high altitude geography.

The best time to do the Lares Trek

The best time to do the Lares Trek is considered to be during the dry season (April to October). During these months, the skies are clearer and there is less chance of rain. Therefore, the trails are in better condition for trekking.

History of Machu Picchu

The history of Machu Picchu says that mountain people from the Vilcabamba and Sacred Valley regions inhabited the Picchu gorge.

In the Middle Horizon period there is a demographic explosion by groups not historically documented, but possibly linked to the TAMPU ethnic group of Urubamba, and it is believed that these peoples could be part of the Federation that were rivals of the first Inca of Cusco.

Huayna Picchu

Huayna Picchu mountain is undoubtedly the most desired and popular attraction of Machu Picchu, it is the unique mountain that you see in all the classic photos of Machu Picchu, climbing it is an incredible adventure.

When you see the mountain from below it looks very steep and climbing it can generate intense vertigo, but reaching the top can be the best moment of your life, the sensations from there are many and the views will be fabulous and unforgettable.

And it is not the only thing, because on the Huayna Picchu mountain you will also find the Temple of the Moon, as well as several Inca constructions from where you can see the whole sanctuary.

Remember that to climb this incredible mountain you must buy the Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Ticket, but you must do so at least two months in advance, as it is in high demand.

The entrance to Huayna Picchu

Huayna Picchu is the mountain that crowns the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Its steep peaks are one of the main attractions for visitors. The entrance to this place can only be done with the Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Ticket.

To enter Waynapicchu you must book your entrance up to 3 months in advance due to the high demand. Only 400 people divided into three groups can enter.

Price

HOW MUCH?

We have price alternatives that accommodate all budgets, prices per person, expressed in US Dollars.

Make your quotes and reservations by email info@dreamy.tours, you can also communicate with one of our sales executives at the telephones detailed below, we will be happy to assist you.

Office: +51 084-548558
Phone – WhatsApp: + 51 969 787221
Phone – WhatsApp: +51 969 787221

HOW TO BOOK?

To start the process of your reservation, please, we need you to send us the following information:

  • Name and surname:
  • Passport number:
  • Nationality:
  • Date of Birth:
  • Sex:
  • Phone:
  • Your information about your hotel in the city of Cusco is very important, to be able to pick you up there at the time of starting the tour.

To confirm reservations, 50% of the advance payment is required and the other 50% can be paid upon arrival at your destination.

PAYMENT METHODS

  • WESTER UNION
  • PAYPAL
  • TRANSFER TO OUR BANK IN PERU
  • MONEYGRAM
  • NIUBIZ

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