Lares Trek 4 days
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Lares trek 4 days
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.
Lares Trek 4 days itinerary
DAY 01 CUSCO – PUMAHUANCA- QUYUC – CAMP!
Lares trek 4 days start at 5 am from Cusco we will drive for 2 hours until Pumahuanca here we will have our first breakfast here is when you will give your duffle bag to the horsemen they will take to the camp, then will start our Lares trek we will hike for 3 hours more or less until the first lunch spot the hike is gradual uphill along the way you will see organic potato farm and medicinal plants used in the place by our Andean people then we will arrive at Quyoc will stop for lunch after lunch we will continue our hike to the camp it will take us another two hours with beautiful landscape and waterfall, outstanding view of the sacred valley and finally we will arrive at our camp where we will spend the night by the time we arrive everything will ready for us
DAY 02 QUYOC- SICLLAQ’ASA PASS – KUNKANI!
Wake up at 5 am have breakfast after we will start with our Lares trek to Machupicchu this day is the challenging day and why not the most beautiful day with outstanding views along the way from the camp we will start going up for three hours in some sections we will go in zigzag in order to avoid the steep sections the reward of these sections will be the view as long as we get elevation we will have a better view of the Andes mountains.
The highest point of our trek is Sicllaq’asa pass with an elevation of 4830 m 15846ft here will have time to take photos after we enjoy we will start going downhill for two hours until we arrive at the vista point where we will have lunch after lunch we will continue with the downhill for 2 hours with a nice view of the valley of Kunkani as well we will see llamas and alpacas before we arrive at our camp will pass the village some authentic style houses from the farmers this technique they get from our ancestors their houses with stone walls and thatched roof, here is our camp too
DAY 03 KUNKANI –LARES HOT SPRINGS – OLLANTAYTAMBO – MACHU PICCHU PUEBLO
the last part of our Lares trek 4 days this section is all downhill for like two hours more or less once we lose elevation the environment will change we will see native forest and no natives, when we get closer to Lares hot springs we will see farmlands and different crops that grow in Lares trek valley and the most important could be the yellow corn they make chicha (wich is naturally fermented corn beer).
This was their sacred drink of the Incas, at the hot spring finish our Lares trek!!, we will stop for our last lunch after lunch after you will have time to enjoy the pools this water is volcanic and it has different minerals that are medicinal for your bones, sore muscle and stress after we enjoy this hot springs then we will say goodbye to our team it is a tradition to show our appreciation for their hard job done after this small ceremony we will drive to then we will take the train to Machu Picchu pueblo we will do our check-in at the hotel then in the evening you will go to a restaurant where you will have dinner after dinner you will get information for the following day recommended resting early.
DAY 04 MACHUPICCHU THE LOST CITY OF THE INCAS!!
Early in the morning, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel you will go to the bus station in order to take a bus to Machupicchu the wonder of the world once you arrive you will have a guided tour for two hours where you will visit the most important temples after the guided tour you have your free time in order to explore more if you have permits to hike either waynapicchu or Machupicchu mountain. Your guide will give you your bus tickets to go down to Machupicchu pueblo as well will offer you a meeting point in a restaurant to enjoy your last lunch in a local restaurant, of course, this is optional.
In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo where our bus driver will be waiting for you with the Cusco Explore logo and take you back to Cuzco end of our Lares trek 4 days
Activities to be carried out
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