lares trek 4d 3n
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Lares – 4D/3N

The Lares trek is a once in a lifetime experience that will take you through some of the most spectacular landscapes of the Peruvian Andes. This tour will allow you to learn about the life of the local communities, who have maintained their traditions and customs for centuries. During the hike, you will enjoy breathtaking views of mountains, valleys and lakes, while walking along ancient Inca trails and discovering some of the most interesting archaeological sites in the region. In addition, you can soak in the natural hot springs and relax in the middle of nature.

Tour Price

4 Days, 3 Nights

Lares – 4D/3N
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Day 01

Cusco - Lares - Quishuarani

Early in the morning ready to start our trek. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel and we will drive through the Sacred Valley until we reach the city of Calca to head to the town of Lares, the trip takes approx. 3 hours. Once we arrive to the town, we go up to the hot springs where we can relax and enjoy these beautiful outdoor hot springs. Lunch is provided here, our bus waits for us during this time and then we continue our journey for about 20 minutes to the beginning of the trail known as Pascana.

From here we start our trek to Quishuarani. Here we meet our rider and pack the horses. The hike will take us about 2:30 hours. When we arrive, our camp would have been set up for us. In the free time we have we can meet some of the local “campesinos” and see some weaving techniques. This is a lovely day full of great scenery and the opportunity to visit several Andean villages.

Day 02

Quishuarani - Cancha Cancha

This morning we leave early, as this will be our longest day on the trek to Lares. We will hike approx. 7 hours today with lunch at noon. We begin our ascent to the highest point of the trek, the Pachacutec Pass (4,450m.). From the pass you will be rewarded with magnificent views of Lake Pachacutec and the snow-capped peaks of Pitusiray, Sawasiray and Chicon. Then, the trail continues downhill for approximately 2:30 hours to the village of Cancha Cancha, where we have our campsite waiting for us. Today you have the opportunity to see a lot of wildlife, fauna and flora.

Day 03

Cancha Cancha - Huaran - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes

After a delicious breakfast during the hike from Lares, we start our easy hike today. We will walk downhill for approx. 5 hours to the village of Huaran. From there we take local transportation to the village of Ollantaytambo, a beautiful well preserved Andean village. Depending on your train time, you will have time to explore before boarding the train to Aguas Calientes.

Day 04

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Nos levantamos temprano en la mañana alrededor de las 4 am. para desayunar y salir a Machu Picchu que toma 1:30 minutos caminando, pero hay otra opción de tomar el primer bus que sale a las 5:30 am. a Machu Picchu (toma 25 minutos) para apreciar la magnifica ciudad mientras sale el sol.

Su guía le dará un tour de 2 horas y luego podrá explorar la misteriosa ciudad por su cuenta. Si todavía tiene energía, también puede escalar el Huayna Picchu (2.720 m. / 8.890 pies.) Se tarda 1:45 minutos en llegar a la cima (opcional y consultar disponibilidad). Luego tomará el tren alrededor de las 2:00 pm a 4:00 pm o 6:20 pm dependiendo de la disponibilidad del tren, por lo que llegará a Ollantaytambo después de 2 horas de viaje, por lo que un transporte privado lo llevará de regreso a Cusco.

Includes / Not includes


Professional bilingual guide (spanish - english).

Pick up from the hotel.


Horsemen and mules to transport equipment, food and personal luggage (7 kilos per person).

A cook to prepare all meals.

Meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners.

Kitchen equipment: dining tent, kitchen with table and chairs.

Camping tent.

Therma-rest air mattress.

01 night hotel accommodation in Aguas Calientes.

Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.

Bus up (Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu).

First aid kit.

Not included

Last dinner.

Sleeping bag.

Trekking sticks.

Additional horse to ride.

Tickets to Huaynapicchu.

What to bring

Original passport and student card (ISIC) green card.

Essential insurance card.

Walking boots (with ankle protectors).

Waterproof jacket / rain poncho.

Warm jacket, hat and gloves.

Comfortable shirts and pants.

Sun protection cream (factor 35 is recommended).

Insect repellent minimum 30% DEET.


Personal medications.


Flashlight with spare batteries.

Tabletas de purificación de agua (se recomienda Micropur).

Toilet paper.

Suggested extra contribution.



Group Price

Price per person

USD $600.00 Per person

Required Pre-payment
USD $200.00


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