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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N

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From 694 EUR
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Duration
6 days
Starts in
Cuzco
Ends in
Cuzco
Travel type
INDEPENDENT
The most famous hike to reach Machu Picchu is the Inca Trail, yet other great and less crowded alternatives exist, such as the Lares Trek. This high altitude trek will please hikers interested in interacting with the local communities and seeing their way of life in the countryside.

Highlights

  • Hike through Andes mountain villages
  • See magical Machu Picchu in the early morning light
  • Camp in the midst of snow-capped peaks
  • Enjoy authentic views of community life
Itinerary

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N

Day 1: Cuzco, Peru

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own

Day 2: Wakawasi, Peru

Embark on your journey with a bus ride to Lares Town for a peek into local life where you will begin your 6-hour trek along a zigzagging ascent to the village of Wakawasi. Enjoy encounters with friendly local families and spectacular views of glaciers and snow-capped mountains.

Cuzco to Lares Town & Trek to Wakawasi (3,850 m) (L/D)
Today, you will be picked up at your accommodation between 5:00- 6:00 am and transferred by bus to Lares Town (2,900 m). You will get the opportunity to relax in the Hot Springs (at an extra cost) before starting your 6-hour trek. You will hike a zigzagging climb to reach the town of Wakawasi (3,850 m). There, you will enjoy beautiful views of glaciers, wildlife, and local communities. You will have the chance to meet local families that live in harmony with nature.
Note: Today, you will hike for about 6 hours (14 km).

Day 3: Patacancha, Peru

Enjoy a 4-hour trek to Patacancha town by crossing over the Ipsayccocha pass.

Trek to Patacancha Town (3,800 m) (B/L/D)
Today, you will trek up for about 4 hours to the top of Ipsayccocha Pass (4,400m) where you will enjoy a peaceful moment before stepping down for 40 minutes until your lunch stop next to the lake. You will continue 3 more hours to Patacancha town (3,800m) where you will get the chance to camp surrounded by llamas, alpacas and amidst native crop plantations.
Note: Your today's trekking will be about 15 km (8 hours).

Day 4: Aguas Calientes, Peru

Today you will walk another 4 hours to reach Ollantaytambo where you will have lunch and then hop on a train to Aguas Calientes. Overnight in a hotel.

Trek to Ollantaytambo & Train to Aguas Calientes (B/L/D)
Today, you will walk for 4 hours until Ollantaytambo. After lunch, you will take off on a train that will lead you to Aguas Calientes, where we will overnight in a hotel. Your guide will give you indications for the next day. If you have time, stroll through the streets where you will find many cafes, plenty of shops and places to relax.
Note: Your today's trekking will be about 12 km (4 hours).

Day 5: Cuzco, Peru

Today's the big day! Marvel at Machu Picchu and explore this mysterious site with your guide. You'll then return to Cuzco after an unforgettable adventure!

Explore Machu Picchu & Return to Cuzco (B)
This morning, you will take the bus early at 05:30 am to Machu Picchu (25-minute ride) so that you will enjoy the mysterious city as the mist dissipates in the early morning light. You will get the opportunity to have a 2-hour guided tour of the spectacular archaeological site and learn more about the history of the place. You will then explore this incredible city on your own. You will also be able to climb the Huayna Picchu Peak (to book in advance at an extra cost). You will then head towards Aguas Calientes by bus where you can visit the local marketplace next to the train station before returning to Ollantaytambo. From there, you will take a bus back to Cuzco arriving around 08:00 pm. You will be dropped off at the Plaza San Francisco. Please make your own way to the accommodation of your choice.

Day 6: Cuzco, Peru

Arrive in Cuzco and make your own way to the hostel of your choice. Your once-in-a-lifetime adventure comes to an end. We hope to see you soon for your next adventure!

Summary

What’s included?

Extra expenses at the destination
No Local Payment

Activities

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4D/3N (Start Trek on Day 1)
  • Live a real cultural experience through this Lares Trek adventure. You will enjoy a decent amount of hiking and get some amazing views of the snow-capped mountains. The main draw of the Lares Trek is hiking to remote Quechua villages where locals are dressed in their traditional clothes. You will appreciate their unique way of living and how not much has changed in hundreds of years, before finishing your cultural experience with a guided tour of the amazing site of Machu Picchu.
Free Day
  • Arrive in Cuzco and make your own way to the hostel of your choice. Your once-in-a-lifetime adventure comes to an end. We hope to see you soon for your next adventure!

Guides

Professional bilingual guide on trek & Machu Picchu tour

Accommodation

4 night(s) accommodation included

Meals

  • 4 Breakfast(s)
  • 3 Lunch(es)
  • 3 Dinner(s)

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N

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