///Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4Days/3Nights

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4Days/3Nights

Pacha Expeditions: For hikers who want to escape the routine and experience the local life we offer a walk through the spectacular scenery of the Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4 Days. This remote and rarely visited region offers the trekker an insight into the real life of the Andean farmer, where people use dressed in their traditional brightly colored ponchos. You will have the opportunity to see stone houses with thatched roofs surrounded by herds of llamas and alpacas. Inside the houses you will see guinea pigs running loose Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4Days.

In recent years, this trip has become more and more popular especially as the number of hikers on the Classic Inca Trail has been limited and permits are being sold with 5 or 6 months in advance. The advantage of this hike is that you can organize a few days in advance However, most companies are combining these walks with a visit to Machu Picchu and therefore it is necessary to book in advance for the Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4Daysavailability of spaces to the city of Machu Picchu.

Useful information

  • Start- altitude of 2800m / 9186ft.
  • Higher altitude – 4780m / 15,682ft.
  • Total distance – 34km / 21 miles
  • Largo- day Day 2-12 km / 6.7 miles.
  • Coldest night – 1 about 0 ° C
  • Difficulty – Moderate

DAY 1: CUSCO – LARES (HOT SPRING) – WACAHUASI.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Lodging: camapament
Maximum altitude: 4.458 masl
Minimum altitude: 3.100 masl
Distance: 13 km
Approximate time: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

DAY 2: WACAHUASI – PATACANCHA.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Lodging: campament
Maximum altitude: 4,458 masl
Minimum altitude: 3,792 masl
Distance: 13 km
Approximate time: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

DAY 3: PATACANCHA – PUMAMARKA – OLLANTAYTAMBO AGUAS CALIENTES.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Lodging: Hotel
Maximum altitude: 3,458 masl
Minimum altitude: 2,792 masl
Distance: 13 km
Approximate time: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

DAY 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU

Meals: Breakfast
Maximum altitude: 2.440 masl
Minimum altitude: 2,010 masl
Distance: 3 km
Approximate time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

DAY 1: CUSCO – LARES (HOT SPRING) – WACAWASI.

We leave Cusco early in the morning and traveled by bus through the Sacred Valley to the town of Calca, we ascend this place 4 ½ hours to the town of Lares. Once here we can enjoy a relaxing dip in the hot springs after a long drive. Before the start our, Lares trek to Machu Picchu 4 days, hike of about 3 and 1/2 hours, we will enjoy a delicious lunch. Then we climbed up to the highland village of Wacawasi (3,600m / 11,800ft), where we camp. This is an authentic Andean community where you see its colorful fabrics and lifestyle. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Lodging: campament
Maximum altitude: 4,458 masl
Minimum altitude: 2,792 masl
Distance: 13 km
Approximate time: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

Lares Hot Springs

Lares Hot Springs

DAY 2: WACAHUASI – PATACANCHA.

After an Andean breakfast we start our trek steadily climb, through pleasant scenery of beautiful plants and flowers with herds of llamas and alpacas. After about three hours, we will reach the Ipsayccasa (4,500m / 14,760ft) pass and enjoy the stunning views of Mount Veronica (5,750m / 18,864ft) and the surrounding snow-capped peaks. Then descend to Lake Ipsaycocha, you enjoy the ride here Andean geese and other waterfowl. We will have a delicious lunch. Then we continue to the village of Patacancha (3,700m / 12,139ft), a well known and where people still preserve their ancient customs Quechua textile community. This will be our camp. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Lodging: campament
Maximum altitude: 4,458 masl
Minimum altitude: 3,792 masl
Distance: 13 km
Approximate time: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

Lares Llamas

Lares Llamas

DAY 3: PATACANCHA – PUMAMARKA – OLLANTAYTAMBO AGUAS CALIENTES.

After a delicious Andean breakfast, we begin the valley walk down along the river Patacancha through picturesque places where flora and fauna is diverse and can see Inca buildings along the path until you reach Ollantaytambo this ancient town Inca is considered one of the most important living museums in the world. It is a perfect place to appreciate the magnitude of the Inca buildings, this place will take the train to Aguas Calientes, installation in the hotel chosen place overnight.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Lodging: campamet
Maximum altitude: 3,458 masl
Minimum altitude: 2,792 masl
Distance: 13 km
Approximate time: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

DAY 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU

We get up early and after breakfast we board the first bus to the city of Machu Picchu, where we will be the first visitors of the day to enjoy the magic and mystery of one of the wonders of the world. The visit with your guide will take about 2-3 hours. After that, you will have free time to explore the city on your own. In the afternoon, will return to Aguas Calientes to board the train back to Cusco. And finally the bus to Cusco.

Meals: Breakfast
Maximum altitude: 2.440 masl
Minimum altitude: 2,010 masl
Distance: 3 km
Approximate time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Moderate

Machu Picchu Tour

Machu Picchu Tour

What’s Included?

  • Pick up from your hotel in the morning and transfer in private bus to Lares.
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu. (Mountain)
  • Camping: Igloo tents: 2 people in each tent.
  • Camping equipment: dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, oxygen, first aid kit)
  • All meals during the trip,
  • Cook and cooking equipment, cook’s helper,
  • Horsemen and horses to carry our equipment and passenger up to 6 kilos x person
  • Train Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo (Expedition Service).
  • Accommodation Hostal in Aguas Calientes
  • Bus: Machupicchu Aguas Calientes
  • Moving the train station to the hotel

What is not included?

  • First breakfast
  • Sleeping bag
  • Lunch on the last day
  • Extra expenses.

What to bring:

  • Small backpack
  • Original passport.
  • Sleeping bag suitable for temperatures up to -5
  • Rain jacket or poncho
  • Comfortable shoes
  • A complete change of clothes
  • Sweater and jacket (something warm)
  • Water bottle,
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Hat or cap for sun protection
  • Sunscreen (cream of protection)
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries, towel and toilet paper
  • Snack bars, chocolate, nuts, cookies, energy, etc.
  • Camera and batteries
  • Cash in soles and US $.
  • Swimsuit (for hot water)

OPTIONAL ITEMS TO TAKE:

  • Shorts
  • Walking stick (with rubber tip)
  • Plasters and bandages
  • Sandals
  • Extra money
  • Bathing suit (for hot springs in Aguas Calientes)

Group Service

  • US $690 per Person

Private Service

  • US $750 per Person

Discounts

  • Student Discount (only with active green ISIC card): US$20.00
  • Under 15 years will pay as student: US$20.00
  • Under 7 years Discount: US$35.00

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