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Classic Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4D/3N

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  • Trekking
  • Cultural
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  • 3 nights camp
  • 1 night hotel
Meals
  • 3 Breakfasts
  • 3 Lunch
  • 3 Dinners
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Overview

Classic Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days, we offer a hike through the spectacular Andean landscape, the road from Lares to Machu Picchu 4 days. This remote and rarely visited region offers the hiker a glimpse into the real life of the Andean farmer, where people wear 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.

You will have the opportunity to see stone houses with thatched roofs surrounded by herds of llamas and alpacas. One of the best treks in the sacred mountains, tour lares trek to machu picchu 4 days, recommended for small groups is a 4-day Machu Picchu trek.

In recent years, tour lares trek to Machu Picchu 4 days, this trip has become increasingly popular, especially since the number of hikers on the Classic Inca Trail has been limited and permits are sold 5 or 6 months in advance. The advantage of this, tour lares trek to Machu Picchu 4 days, is that it can be organized a few days in advance. However, most companies combine these walks with a tour of Machu Picchu, therefore, it is necessary to reserve in advance the availability of spaces for the city of Machu Picchu. End the lares trek

*Difficulty level depends very much on your fitness and acclimatization.

  • Group size: A customer’s choice
  • Fixed departures: Depends on the client

Useful Information.

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

Overview Day to Day

  • Day 1: Cusco (Lares-HotSpring) – Wacawasi
  • Day 2: Wacawasi – Patacancha
  • Day 3: Patacancha – Ollantayatambo – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

PLEASE SEE: OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND F.A.Qs

Conditions for the Mountain – Machu Picchu & Wayna Picchu.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Lares (HOT SPRING) – Wacawasi.

Classic Lares Trek to machu picchu 4 days. 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

Day 2: Wacawasi – 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 Mountain 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

 Day 3: Patacancha- Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes.

After a delicious 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 – Machu Picchu – Cusco.

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: 6 km
  • Approximate time: 3 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate

*CONDITIONS FOR THE WAYNAPICCHU AND MACHUPI PICCHU MOUNTAIN 

PLEASE SEE: OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND F.A.Qs

Includes

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Pick up from your hotel in the morning
  • Shuttle bus to the beginning of the road.
  • Professional guide
  • Igloo tents – capacity of 4 people only used for 2 with space for backpacks.
  • Inflatable mattress.
  • Hot water every morning and evening for personal hygiene.
  • Accommodation: 2 nights camping, 1 night hotel.
  • Kitchen equipment and cook.
  • Board: Breakfast, lunch, tea, dinner.
  • We supply boiled water to fill your bottle.
  • Horsemen Horses for equipment and personal items of the passenger
  • Kitchen tent, dining tent with tables and chairs camp.
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency oxygen bottle
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Expedition train service
  • Bus Cusco Ollantaytambo.

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Breakfast the first day
  • Sleeping bag
  • Lunch last day
  • Expenses extras.(tips)

** Train included in all tours is Ollanta Expeditions) the train schedule is confirmed only after payment of the full amount of the tour. The first train to be 14.55.pm and the last train at 18:20 .pm PACHA EXPEDITIONS, arrange transport back to Cusco (by taxi or bus).

Note: The train schedules are subject to change depending on Peru Rail time table and availability. If pre-arranged, the train can be called up to Vista Dome (larger than the Expedition train windows) for a higher price.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE.

  • Original passport and student card
  • Insurance card is essential
  • Small backpack
  • Sleeping bag 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 U$.
  • Swimsuit (for hot spring)

* To qualify as a student, it is necessary to have a university card, with current and updated date

* If desired train back to Cusco can be upgraded to Vistadome (+$.30)

OPTIONAL ITEMS TO TAKE:

  • Shorts
  • Walking stick
  • bandages
  • Sandals
  • Extra money
  • Bathing suit for hot springs in Aguas Calientes town -not included in price-

OPTIONAL SERVICES (NOT INCLUDED):

  • Hire sleeping bag U.$25
  • Walking sticks U$.20
  • Daypacks U$.15
  • Single Tent U$.35

PLEASE SEE: OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND F.A.Qs

Acomodation

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Reviews

star rating  El Valle Sagrado tiene un encanto particular, pueblos tradicionales y puntos arqueológicos importantes, es interesante conocer las huellas que dejaron nuestros antepasados. Excelente la atención y cuidados recibidos por Javier... read more

Rosario Marisol
January 1, 1970

star rating  gracias por la organización fue una experiencia inolvidable, siempre estaremos agradecidos muy recomendable

raulitoc2022
May 7, 2022

star rating  Excelente organización. Todo genial. Súper recomendable. Los guías unos genios, bilingües a la perfeccion.

DanielaB4302
November 10, 2018

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By joining this trip, you are directly supporting a project with a positive impact, with the Goal of Sustainable and responsible Development for future generations.

The earnings that Pacha Expeditions receives, for each of our tours, a percentage is destined to support various Andean communities. Pacha Expeditions organizes activities for the benefit of the local community, for children and adults, throughout the year.

Our projects are backed by local authorities and with internationally recognized standards and are audited by third parties. Which imply positive impacts on the beneficiaries

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