4 Days
Duration
18+
Age
Cusco
Location

The Lares Trek in Peru invites you to visit the living culture, meet the Quechua people in their daily activity, we will see llamas and the majesty of the mountains.

Walk with us to the best hot springs of Cusco. Lares is the name of a small town in the northern highlands of the city. This adventure begins in the Sacred Valley Huarán; We will ascend the narrow valley, where we can see the typical Andean landscape, stone houses with thatched roof, herds of lamas, alpacas and guinea pigs loose by the houses an intimate experience with the Andes that you should not miss.

The walk is considered moderate. We will cross two raised passages of 4,000 amsl or 13,200 feet in height. It is important to take into account that the passengers must arrive to Cusco at least two days before to acclimatize and to make the trek.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Hotel
DEPARTURE TIME Arrive 6:00 – 6:30 hrs.
RETURN TIME Approximately 19:30 hrs.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Pick up from the airport: At the time indicated by the passenger.
Informative Talk: We will meet with you one or two days before your tour at your hotel to give you details about the walk.
Professional Guide: English and Spanish for the entire adventure tour and Machu Picchu.
Transportation: Pick up in the morning in private transportation from your hotel at the agreed time to the starting point of the trek.
Personal Shop: 02 people per tent, in tents with capacity for 04 people for greater comfort and so they can place their backpacks.
Camping equipment: kitchen tent, dining tent, chairs and tables.
Inside the Tent: Matra or Insulation.
Assistant Guide: From 9 passengers.
Food: 3 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 3 Dinners, snacks and lunches.
Description of Meals: Pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruits, avocados, pastas, chicken, meat, rice, salads, all rich in carbohydrates to replenish energy losses during the walk, hot drinks including Coca mate, The altitude sickness.
Te Alarm Clock: Every morning the cook will serve you a tea inside your personal tent
Tea Time: Every afternoon one hour before dinner, the cook will put on the table Corn popcorn, cookies, coffee, chocolate and different types of mates.
Snack: 6 snacks, contain, one day, a fruit of the area, another day chocolates, another day Cookies or energy bar accompanied with candies, these will be delivered at the beginning of cadacaminata.
Train Tickets: Expedition (tourist train), you can request the panoramic view train by increasing USD 35.00 per ticket.
Personalized service 24 hours: During your stay in Cusco and Peru, our staff will provide personalized attention 24 hours cel. Emergency 984766436.
Transportation: Pick up from the Ollantaytambo or Poroy station to your hotel in Cusco
NOT INCLUDED
Breakfast on the first day: you can take it at the hotel or restaurant.
Lunch and Dinner on the last day: you can take it at the hotel or restaurant.
Sleeping bag: you must bring a bag 4 stations, if you can not rent in our offices cost of USD $ 25.00 (pen -15 ° C)
Walking sticks: if you do not have it you can rent in our offices the pair USD $ 20.00, brand Leki and Diamond.
Tips: For agency staff

Morel information
Local Information
The most important city of the Inca Empire, Cusco, is located at 3350 masl, where we will go by bus to the Sacred Valley passing through the villages of Maras, Chinchero, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo, towns with living identity that have been maintained through years. Our starting point starts at KM 82 at 2800 masl

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<em>Day 1: Cusco - Cancha Cancha</em>

The adventure begins very early in the morning. We will meet at your hotel to drive private bus to the town of Huarán (2,760 maslo 9,108 feet), in the valley of Urubamba (Sacred Valley of the Incas).

Here begins our trek through a narrow valley, we can enjoy the landscape and the typical nature of the area. After 5 hours of walking, we will arrive at Cancha Cancha (3,700 masl or 12,210 feet) where we will set up our camp to enjoy tea time and rest for a new day.

Meals: Snack, Breakfast, Lunch, Tea Time and Dinner.

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<em>Day 2: Cancha Cancha - Quisuarani</em>

The day begins with energy after breakfast! We will continue our trek up to the pass of the Condor to 4100 masl, by the way we will be surrounded by vegetation of the Puna and we will be able to observe the Huallatas, Andean birds.

It is time to make a stop to enjoy the majesty of Nevado la Veronica at 5,750 masl, where we will make a small ceremony of thanks to the Pacha Mama (Mother Earth). We can offer Coca candies and leaves. We will begin the descent for an hour until we reach the Laguna de Ipsaycocha where we will raise our camp on the 3,700 m.s.n.m.

Meals: Snack, Breakfast, Lunch, Tea Time and Dinner.

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<em>Day 3: Quisuarani - Lares Hot Springs</em>

Today we will reach the hot springs. Early and after breakfast, we will continue our walk through the second high pass of Huillquijasa (4,200 masl or 13,440 feet).

We will walk this beautiful and narrow path until hours of the afternoon, surrounded by beautiful landscapes with turquoise lagoons, until reaching the town of Cuncani (3,750 masl or 12,000 feet).

At a steady pace we continue downhill to the river Lares, near the hot springs. Then we will enlist to immerse ourselves in these hot and medicinal waters. We will set up our camp in the surroundings to enjoy tea time and dinner.

Meals: Snack, Breakfast, Lunch, Tea Time and Dinner.

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<em>Day 4: Lares - Cusco</em>

Do not miss out enjoying the hot springs of Lares, we have until the end of the morning to relax in its warm and medicinal waters.

Then we will return by private bus to the imperial city of Cusco in the afternoon to drive you to your hotel.

Board: Snack, Breakfast.

It is important to take into account that passengers arrive in Cusco at least two days before to acclimatize and make the trek. You can do practice tours like visiting the city and the Sacred Valley, these are gentle walks at considerable heights.

For this route it is also recommended to carry the following:

02 Long Sleeve T-Shirts (Thermo Skin).
01 thermal wool jacket.
01 hunting coat.
01 snow jacket
01 Trekking Trousers
02 pairs of socks
02 pairs of underwear
01 sun hat
01 rain covers (raincoats and others)
01 scarf
01 sunglasses

Mountain boots
01 pair of trekking shoes that support the ankles

Hygiene kit
01 towel for personal hygiene
01 biodegradable soap
Toilet paper
01 A personal cleaning kit (toothbrushes, toothpaste and other essential items).