Lares trek to Machu Picchu 5 days / 4 nights

5 Days/4 Nigths in Cusco

This great hike to the majestic Machu Picchu will take you in transport through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, watching green landscapes, colonial villages, incan monuments and a trek in which we will contemplate unique landscapes of crystalline lakes close by glaciers, waterfalls, typical flora and fauna of the Peruvian Andes creating a magical scene. We will spend time with the inhabitants of traditional villages and we will visit the famous medicinal hot springs of Lares.  


Lares trek to Machu Picchu 5 days / 4 nights

5 Days/4 Nigths

Itinerary of Lares trek to Machu Picchu 5 days / 4 nights

Day 1: Cusco – Huaran – Cancha Cancha Community

The excursion begins in Cusco, in the transfer we will go through the Sacred Valley until arriving to Huaran, starting point of the trek until arriving at Cancha Cancha where our first camp will be.

Day 2: Cancha Cancha – Quiswarani

During this day we will walk from Cancha Cancha on an ascendent trek to the Pachacuteq pass, appreciating amazing landscapes. Then we’ll descend to Quiswarani where it will be our second campsite will be.

Day 3: Quiswarani - abra Huiquijasa - Cuncani

We will begin a new ascent until the Huilquijasa pass. We will admire the beauty of the snowy Coluche Cross and the lagoons, then we’ll descend to the community of Cuncani.

Day 4: Cuncani - Lares - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes

Our last day of trek, we will get to Lares after 2 hours of trekking, where we will enjoy its thermal pools. Then we will take the transport to Ollantaytambo and then the train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village).

Day 5: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu Citadel – Cusco

This day we’ll visit the great citadel of Machu Picchu on a guided tour of 2 hours and we will have time to explore it on our own. Finally we will return to Cusco.

Foto 1 de Lares trek to Machu Picchu 5 days / 4 nights
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Foto 3 de Lares trek to Machu Picchu 5 days / 4 nights

Our services include

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Tourist-Class Transport: Cusco - Huaran
  • Professional Guide
  • Meals during the trek: 04 Breakfast, 03 Lunches, 03 Dinners
  • Roundtrip Train: Ollantaytambo – Machupicchu
  • Tourist-Class Transport: Lares - Ollantaytambo
  • Horses & Horseman for equipment and provisions
  • Camping Equipment: Kitchen Tent, Dining Tent, Tables & Stools, Tent & Camping Mattress
  • Admission: Machu Picchu Citadel
  • Lodging: Aguas Calientes
  • Tourist-Class Transport: Ollantaytambo - Cusco
  • Cook

Not included

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Breakfast on Day 01
  • Lunch on Day 04 & 05
  • Dinner on Day 04 & 05
  • Extra Horse
  • Roundtrip bus Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu
  • Admission: Huayna Picchu Mountain (optional excursion)
  • Admission: Machu Picchu Mountain (optional excursion)
  • Extra expenses
  • Extras

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