Huchuy Qosqo & Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days

Thanks to our passion for walks and for the well-being of the people, we are able to offer you various options that other agencies in Cusco cannot. Our goal is to find tranquility and places without many people in order to make you enjoy your journey in the nature

Briefing

Our guide will give you all the information about the journey the previous day of your adventure with us. This will be ample infomations about huchyqosqo &  lares trek to machupicchu.

DAY 1: Cusco-Huchuyqosqo Trek

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

You will have breakfast in your hotel before we pick you up with our touristic bus and leave to the community of Patabamba. The journey will start from there to the archaeological site of Hushuy Qosqo (3550m) for a 3 hours walk first until Pucaccasa (4100m), a little archaeological site where we will stop for lunch and rest for a while. We will then keep walking downhill on a nice track for 2 hours and have a wonderful view

Over the Urubamba Valley before reaching Huchuy Qosqo where we will camp.

  • Accomodation for today: Camp .
  • Min Altitude: 3550 m. / 11424 ft.
  • Max Altitude: 4100 m. / 13452 ft.
  • Difficulty of this day: 2.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 06:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 12:0 hours, Total Walking Time: 06:00 hours,

DAY 2: Huchuy Qosqo –Lamay – Lare valley

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

After having a delicious breakfast, you will be able to explore the site of Huchuy Qosqo and take a lot of pictures. We will then walk for about 3 hours to the Lamay Valley and have lunch over there. The bus will then take us to Lares and arrive 2 hours later exactly where are located the hot springs or medicinal baths. We will have plenty of time to enjoy the natural water and have dinner and will stay there overnight at the campsite (3250m).

  • Accomodation for today: Camp .
  • Min Altitude: 3000 m. / 9654 ft.
  • Max Altitude: 3250 m. / 10663 ft.
  • Difficulty of this day: 3.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 06:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 12:0 hours, Total Walking Time: 06:00 hours,

DAY 3: Lares – Ipsaycocha Laguna

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

We will have an early breakfast and get loads of energy for the long day awaiting for us, a 12km walk before reaching the next campsite.

First, we will take the local bus to Huacahuasi where we will start walking for about 4 hours until Ipsayccasa. Lunch will be taken half-way before arriving at the highest mountain of the walk (4400m). We will then walk downhill for about 1h30 and arrive at the campsite, which is close to the last ayllus. You will love this walk for all the animals you will see all along the way like Llamas and Alpacas but also for the Incan constructions.

  • Accomodation for today: Camp .
  • Min Altitude: 3250 m. / 10459 ft.
  • Max Altitude: 4400 m. / 14436 ft.
  • Distance to walk for today: 12 Km. / 7.46 mi.
  • Difficulty of this day: 2.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 06:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 12:0 hours, Total Walking Time: 06:00 hours,

DAY 4: Ipsayccasa lake-Ollantaytambo town-Aguas Calientes

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

We will take breakfast together before leaving to Patacancha which is a quite easy 3 hours walk going downhill. We will then take a local bus for an hour to go visit the archaeological site of Pumamarca, located in the Pallata Valley. After the visit, we will go down to Ollantaytambo to get lunch and take the train to Aguas Calientes for 1h30. We will stay overnight in a touristic hotel and later on have dinner in one of the most beautiful restaurant of the town

  • Accomodation for today: Hotel .
  • Difficulty of this day: 1.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 06:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 12:0 hours, Total Walking Time: 06:00 hours,

DAY 5: Aguas Calintes-Machupichu,Aguas Calientes-Cusco

Included today: Breakfast.

That day will be the most important one for us as we will visit the wonder of the world.

The guide will come get you after breakfast and you will take a bus for about 30 minutes before reaching the ruins of the Incas. The tour inside Machupichu will last 2 hours maximum and will cover the most important places of the site, but you will have free time afterwards to explore on your own. We will go down later on until Aguas Calientes to get the train back to Ollantaytambo, and then take our bus back to Cusco and to your hotel.

  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 08:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 10:0 hours,

Included in this Tour:

  • Bathroom tent.
  • Breakfast.
  • Comfortable tent for 4 persons.
  • Cooks.
  • Dinner.
  • Drinking water.
  • Emergency horse.
  • Entrance ticket for Machu Pichu.
  • Horses carrying 8 kg of luggages per each person.
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes town.
  • Kitchen tent.
  • Lunch.
  • Mattresses.
  • Muleteers.
  • Oxygen tank.
  • Round bus ticket from Aguas Calientes town to Machu Pichu- machupicchu to aguas calientes town.
  • Round train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Machu Pichu- machupicchu to ollantaytambo-cusco.
  • Tables and chairs.
  • Tourist guide fluent in English, Spanish and quechua.
  • Transport to bring you to the start of the trek.

Not Included

  • First Day Breakfast.
  • Lunch for the 5th day.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Tips for the Crew, cook and muleteers.

Extras for aditional fee

  • Sleeping bag.
  • Walking Sticks.

What to Bring

  • Camera.
  • Flashlight.
  • gloves.
  • Hat for the sun and for the cold.
  • Hiking shoes, trousers and jumpers.
  • Hiking sticks.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Original passport.
  • Personal backpack.
  • Personal medication.
  • Raincoat.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Thermal clothing.

Our prices for this tour:

    * Note: A minimum travelers is required to run the trek, and there is a maximum of eight people per group.
    Number of People Price per person Book
    1 Person* Not available Book Now!
    2-4 Persons* USD$ 545.00 Book Now!
    5-6 persons* USD$ 375.00 Book Now!
    7-8 persons* USD$ 310.00 Book Now!

Disccount for this tour:

Departure for: 2022 - 2023

Departure dates 2021 2022

Every Day.

Important:

  • Camelbaks ( or water bottle).
  • comfortable Daypack.
  • comfortable hiking boots.
  • immigration card.
  • Original passport.
  • valid student card.

Gear inside your Daypacks

  • 2 Hiking pants.
  • 3 sets of hiking socks.
  • 4 Sets s-shirt.
  • Bug Spray.
  • Camera.
  • For your Duffel.
  • Hand sanitizer.
  • Head cap, glasses.
  • Personal backpack.
  • Personal medication.
  • Rain jacket and pants.
  • Rain Poncho.
  • sets of undergarments.
  • sleeping bag recommend down bags for -10c at least.
  • Sunhat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Toilet Paper.
  • toothbrush and paste.
  • water proof jacket.
  • Wet Wipes.

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