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CUSCO & LARES TREK


CUSCO & LARES TREK
From $708 6 DAYS
THE PROGRAM INCLUDES
  • Transfers In/Out Cusco.
  • 02 nights' accommodation in Cusco (02 breakfasts)
  • Lares Trek includes:
  • Transfer Cusco/Lares Valley (bus) - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes/Cusco (train)
  • Bus Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu
  • Camping and Cooking equipment.
  • Meals according itinerary (optional vegetarian)
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Horseman and mules, for all camping and personal equipment (up to 5 kg)
  • Emergency horse (minimum 2 persons)
  • Entrance to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Entrance to the thermal baths in the Valle de Lares
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle
NOT INCLUDES
  • Breakfast on the first day
  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes the 4th day
  • Sleeping bag
  • Bus Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes

TARIFF

Prices Per Person in American Dollars ($)

HOTELS CATEGORY SINGLE DOUBLE TRIPLE
Tourist 708 681
First Class 751 715
Deluxe 860 809
ITINERARY

Day 1: Cusco

Arrival at Cusco, assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to rest and acclimatize to the altitude. Accommodation in Cusco.
Meals: None

Day 2: Cusco/ Huaca Wasi Pass/Lares hot springs/Huaca Wasi (04 hrs)

Take an unforgettable journey through the most inhospitable and wonderful ways of the Andes, the Lares - Machu Picchu route, a fantastic trek that takes you through the most beautiful mountains, landscapes whose high mountains and majestic snows are the prelude to the magnificent Machu Picchu, a wonder of the world. At approximately 6am, we will pick you up at your hotel to set course to the village of Lares where we will start hiking. During the journey we will make a stop in the village of Calca (2940 masl), where you will be able to visit the local market. When arriving at Lares we will visit the hot springs while our cooks prepare a wonderful lunch. After lunch, we will start our hike towards the first campsite in Huaca Wasi (4400masl). During 3 hours, you will walk gradually uphill so that you get a good training for the next day when we will reach the highest point of the trek. The first night we will spend the night at the house of our riders who are joining us on the trip. This is the perfect opportunity to know this little town as well as its Andean culture. At arrival, your tents will be ready and you will receive popcorn, sweets and some hot tea before having dinner. You also have the chance to sleep in one of the typical houses. Overnight at the Campsite.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 3: Huaca Wasi/Sondor/Sacsayllame Pass/Aruray Cocha/Yurak Cocha/Miski Unu

Early in the morning, we will be welcomed by local children in traditional clothing. After breakfast, we begin hiking towards the highest point, the Sacsayllame Pass (4400 masl). The hike will take about 4 hours of very steep uphill. During this trek, you will enjoy seeing enormous mountains, a patchwork of agricultural lands and breathtaking views. After reaching the highest point, we will descend and pass a beautiful lagoon before having lunch next to the river. Then, we will descend further through a forest where you will enjoy the "Queuñas" (Polylepis), a typical three from Peru. This walk will take about 1 hour before reaching our campsite at Miski Unu (3550masl). A wonderful place in the middle of nowhere where you will receive hot tea and some snacks upon arrival before dinner. Overnight at the Campsite.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4: Miski Unu/Queshuarchalloc/Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes

Today will be another spectacular day of hiking downhill through different forests. You will enjoy the rich biodiversity and change of fauna and flora during 3-hour walk that will end in the Sacred Valley of the Inca's. We will taste our last lunch in Queshuarchalloc where we will say goodbye to the riders and cooks. After lunch, we will take a local bus to Ollantaytambo. We will visit the beautiful town of Ollantaytambo before having dinner at a local restaurant. At night, you will take the train to reach our final destination of the day, the town of Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night. Accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5: Aguas Calientes /Machu Picchu/Cusco

We will leave our hotel towards Machu Picchu by bus. After our arrival at the citadel, our guide will give us detailed information about Machu Picchu and the history and culture of the Inca. Thereafter, you will have enough free time to enjoy and explore the site on your own (f.ex. go to the Inka Bridge, explore the variety of buildings or climb Waynapicchu for an amazing panorama picture). A bus takes you down to Aguas Calientes. Here you have the possibility to join the town's hot springs. We will leave Aguas Calientes in the afternoon and get back to Cusco. Tansfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Cusco
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 6: Cusco

At according time transfer to the airport and board your flight to Lima.
Meals: Breakfast

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