Lares Trek to Machu Picchu Tour 4 Days

Lares trek is an Andean community which still maintains its Incan customs, adventure with Llamas and Alpacas to Machupicchu. Those type of places will make you understand how the Incas used to live and work and also how they manage the Alpacas and Llamas. Lares is an isolated community in the city of Cusco many companies are dedicated to support because they are remote communities in the field of tourism. For machula expeditions, involve in tourism is a good option to show the world, also show our Andean culture.

Briefing.

We will meet the previous day to give you all the information about the trek. Our tour guide will explain you specifically and in details all the daily walks so you can have a clear idea of your adventure with us to Machupichu.

DAY 1: Cusco – Lares Valley – Huacahuasi

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

We will come to pick you up early in the morning at your hotel with a touristic bus and leave first to Pisac ( 2925m) located in the Sacred Valley, and then Calca, Our last chance to buy things for our Trek and you can take fruits to the kids as a present passing by the lares trek 

It is approximately 2 hours with the bus to get to Lares town, a small village in the mountains. We will then walk for about 5 minutes to arrive at the hot springs, Where we will enjoy a medicinal baths and have a healthy food which is fresh and hot.

After lunch, our walk will last 4 hours until the campsite in Huacahuasi (3750m).

  • Accomodation for today: Camp .
  • Min Altitude: 2925 m. / 9413 ft.
  • Max Altitude: 3750 m. / 12304 ft.
  • Distance to walk for today: 7 Km. / 4.35 mi.
  • Weather Sensation: Warm, Wind.
  • 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: 04:00 hours,

DAY 2: Huacahuasi- Patacancha- Pumamarca

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Two Hours to Ipsayccasa  pass (4450m) and then going down for about 30 minutes to visit a beautiful lagoon. We will enjoy the company of various birds, llamas and alpacas before going more downhill to get lunch. With a lot more energy, we will be able to keep walking to the village of Pata Cancha where we will take a local bus to go to Pallata. Our campsite of Puma marca will only be 45 minutes walk from there. this day  we are going to see 100 and 100  Llamas and alpacas along of way up also we are going  to have friend  as a local people besides those are waiting for some coca leaf to chew on  to keep llamas and alpacas  

  • Accomodation for today: Camp .
  • Min Altitude: 3750 m. / 12068 ft.
  • Max Altitude: 4450 m. / 14600 ft.
  • Distance to walk for today: 13 Km. / 8.08 mi.
  • Weather Sensation: Cool, Wind.
  • 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: 08:00 hours,

DAY 3: Pumamarca-Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

After having a delicious breakfast, we will explore the wonderful place of Pumamarca, a ruin with a lot of history where you will discover the great work of the Incas. We will then walk down, going through various microclimate and enjoying several Incan constructions like towers, hydraulic system and Incas warehouse. Lunch will be taken in a small village before going to the train station and leave to Aguas Calientes. this day in the afternoon already we are going to be in machupicchu town or  aguas calientes town ( hot sprint)

  • Accomodation for today: Camp .
  • Min Altitude: 2040 m. / 6565 ft.
  • Max Altitude: 3750 m. / 12304 ft.
  • Distance to walk for today: 9 Km. / 5.59 mi.
  • Weather Sensation: Warm, Wind.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 07:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 11:0 hours, Total Walking Time: 05:00 hours,

DAY 4: Aguas Calientes town- Machupicchu Ruins –cusco

Included today: Breakfast.

We will take the bus at 5:30 am after your breakfast to go to the ruins of Machupichu, and then take an other one for 30 minutes to get inside. The tour with the guide will last 2 hours maximum in accordance to the rules of the site, but you will have free time to explore later on. We will then go back to Aguas Calientes with the bus, take the train to Ollantaytambo and finally the touristic bus to Cusco

  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 05:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 13:0 hours,

Included in this Tour:

  • Bathroom tent.
  • Breakfast.
  • Comfortable tent for 4 persons.
  • Dinner.
  • Dinning room tent.
  • Drinking water.
  • Emergency horse.
  • Entrance ticket for Machu Pichu.
  • Horses carrying 8 kg of luggages per each person.
  • 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.
  • Transport to bring you to the start of the trek.

Not Included

  • First day lunch.
  • Lunch for the 4th day.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Tips for the Crew, cook and muleteers.

Extras for aditional fee

  • Mattresses.
  • Round bus ticket from Aguas Calientes town to Machu Pichu- machupicchu to aguas calientes town.
  • Sleeping bag.

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$ 475.00 Book Now!
    7-8 persons* USD$ 420.00 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.
  • Fleece.
  • 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.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Toilet Paper.
  • toothbrush and paste.
  • Warm clothes.
  • water proof jacket.
  • Wet Wipes.

Our Reviews

Unforgettable experience

Fantastic trip!

Choquequirao to Machupicchu - Hike With The Real Local!

Marvellous trek from Salkantay to Machu Picchu

More Alternatives for Alternative Treks

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in 4 Days

Salkantay 4D

Huchuy Qosqo & Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days

Huchuqy Qosqo & Lares 5D

The best Choquequirao Trek

Choquequirao 9D

Additional Tours and Treks for you

Machu Picchu Tours

All the best alternatives to know the Inca's city, hiking or by bus or train. ...

Inca Quarry

Inca Quarry is the new alternative Inca Trail for travelers who likes new and few explore lands...

Inca Trail

The ancient Inca's Trail will be hiking for everyone who likes the adventure and treks in, one, 2 o more days....

Cusco Full Day Tours

Explore Cusco with the best full day tours, the city, Humantay, Rainbown and more...