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Lares Trek To Machupicchu 3 Days / 2 Nights

"Lares Trek: Ancestral Routes, Living Culture and Dazzling Nature"

The Lares plus Machu Picchu trek is an unforgettable experience, a journey that will take you through the mysterious trails of the Peruvian Andes. For three days, you will immerse yourself in the very essence of this region, discovering the living culture of the local communities, exploring dazzling landscapes and finally, crowning your adventure with a visit to the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu.

On this trek, you will not only walk on ancient Inca trails, but you will also witness the daily life of the people who call these remote places home. Each step you take will bring you closer to the grandeur of Machu Picchu, while sharing moments with warm and hospitable people who will teach you the richness of their ancestral culture.

This trip is an opportunity to connect with nature, with history and, above all, with yourself. An adventure that awakens your curiosity, your spirit of exploration and reminds you that sometimes the most enriching experiences occur when you step out of your comfort zone. Get ready for a journey that will leave its mark on your heart and soul!

Itinerary

Day 1 Cusco – Huaran – Cancha Cancha

We pick you up at your hotel and take our mini bus to Huaran. We will have  horses to transport all the camping equipments, food and 5 kilos of your luggage. We will walk the first stretch all the way up until Cancha Cancha Town, here our Andean chef will serve a delicious lunch. In the afternoon we will have free time to share with locals and relax. overnight in this beautiful place

Day 2 Cancha Cancha – Hot Springs of Lares – Journey to Machupicchu

This day, after a strengthening breakfast, we will continue way up for the next 2 more hours to reach Pachacuteq pass over 4640 meters above sea level, a long the way the landscape will be changing from those grasslands full of Lamas and Alpacas, now will be a Queuñales forest to reach the qiswarani valley. After an energetic lunch, you will travel to Ollantaytambo in our bus, here you will take a train that will take you to the town of Machupicchu where you will spend the night.

Day 3 Machupicchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco

Going up early is a good idea, so you can enjoy Machupicchu more peacefully. We will walk along a zigzagging road full of bleachers that climbs from 2000 meters to 2440 meters when we reach Machupicchu. You will be accompanied by a professional tour guide who, with his explanations, will make you live an unforgettable experience during your visit to Machupicchu. In the afternoon you will return by train enjoying the beautiful landscape of wild forests and corn crops of the Urubamba river valley until you reach Ollantaytambo. From here our transportation will take you to your hotel in Cusco city.

Include / Not include

INCLUDES

– Meeting to receive instructions at 18:00 hours, 1 or 2 days before the start date of the tour (Must be confirmed at time of booking).

– Tourist train service from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.

– Tourist train service from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.

– Transfer by tourist bus from the train station to the center of the city of Cusco (Plaza San Francisco or Plaza Regocijos).

– Entrance tickets to the Inca city of Machu Picchu.

– Bus to go up and down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes (Place where the train station is located).

– Professional bilingual tourism guide (Spanish and English)

– Camping equipment (double tent brand DOITE, model Kailas 3, Doite Himalaya model and Eureka tents, inflatable Matra, dining tent with table and chairs).

– Specialist cook in High Mountain and kitchen equipment. Lunch includes (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners).

– Lunch in the afternoon at the campsite (tea, coffee, popcorn and crackers).

– Horses and Muleteers to carry camping equipment such as: sleeping tents, kitchen equipment, dining room and food.

– Our horses carry 5 kilos of their luggage.

– First aid and oxygen balloon.

NOT INCLUDED

– Breakfast on the first day and lunch on the last day.

– Sleeping bag (If you need one, you can rent with us)

Recommendations

 WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

– A backpack of 20 or 25 liters with rain cover.

– Sleeping bag resistant to -10°C/14°F.

– Sufficient clothing for cold weather and warm weather (Since the weather can be cold and humid, therefore your wet clothes will not be able to dry overnight).

– Waterproof jacket and trousers and rain poncho.

– Trekking shoes.

– Sandals and bikini (for bathing and thermal baths in Aguas Calientes).

– Sun block, insect repellent, alcohol gel, canteen, water purifier and toilet paper.

– Camera

– Flashlight and extra batteries.

– Snack: chocolates, cereal bars, jungle fruits and nuts. etc.

– Original passport, original student card (if admitted).

– Extra money in soles.

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