The tour program, Lares 4 days trek to Machu Picchu is an excellent way to get to know the Andean landscape, with valleys, rivers, lagoons with crystal clear waters, waterfalls, Queuñas forests and know the way of life in the Andes. In addition to the excursion in the Andes, the program connects with the visit to one of the wonders of the modern world Machu Picchu
The Lares trek combines the beauty of the mountains, lakes, and valleys with the culture because the route that we offer goes through authentic Andean villages where we will see the authentic culture of our ancestor is still alive you can learn the traditions.
- Type of trip: Hiking, camping, adventure, history, culture
- Good for: All hikers, including families with younger and active children
- Difficulty: Moderate, but challenging
- Considerations: Emergency horse is available during the entire walk
- Start altitude – 2800m / 9186ft.
- Highest altitude – 4780m / 15.682ft.
- Walking distance – 34km / 21 miles
- Longest day – Day 1, approximately 14km / 8.7 miles
- Coolest night – Day 1 around 0º
- General difficulty – Moderately difficult (depends on your level of physical fitness).
- Acclimatization is advised.
The program of the tour, Lares 4 days trek to Machu Picchu is an excellent way to know the Andean landscape, with valleys, rivers, lagoons with crystal clear waters, waterfalls, forests of queuñas and to know the way of life in the Andes. In addition to the excursion in the Andes, the program connects with the visit to one of the wonders of the modern world Machu Picchu. Where will be a unique and unforgettable adventure!
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Cusco, 2900m / 9514ft.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 6:15 AM for a prompt departure at 6:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket, and sunscreen.|
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
The villages that we will pass Pumahuanca the starting point of the trek that belongs to the sacred valley where they grow the biggest corn in the world after a few hours will be in the highland in this area we will see alpacas, llamas and potatoes farm day three you will change to relax in the medicinal hot spring of Lares town them we will take bus to Ollantaytambo from here will continue by train to Machu Picchu.
It is an adventure through the Sacred Valley of the Incas passing through the rich pastoral regions of the Urubamba mountain range, through snow-capped peaks and subtropical valleys, along with the trip we enjoy landscapes and scenic lagoons, natural thermal baths, Inca remains. Because it is a remote place, the area has allowed its people to preserve traditions of weaving llama and alpaca wool, growing potatoes, and weaving colorful handmade garments with Inca motifs. This tour is experiential because you can see closely the customs and experiences of the Andean people.