Lares to Machu Picchu 4 days
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Connect with the natural beauty in the circuit of Lares to the wonderful citadel of Machu Picchu. Get breathtaking views of the main (Apus) Mountains surrounding the Sacred Valley.
Be part of the adventure of the mountains of Peru by watching closely the small towns and being part of the daily work of the Andean man.
We will see the elaboration of its textiles, agricultural works and raising guinea pigs. What better way to then dazzle us to know the fourth wonder of the world. Macchu Picchu.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Arrive 6:00 – 6:30 hrs.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 19:30 hrs.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
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
Day 1: Cusco - Calca - Thermal Baths of Lares - Huacawasi
This adventure starts very early in the morning. We will meet at your hotel between 06:00 and 06:30 am to head for the Sacred Valley of the Incas, passing by the communities of Pisac, Lamay, Huayllabamba and Calca.
We will prepare for the trip making a half hour stop to make the last purchases. Our trip begins to get good, we can reach the town of Lares where we will have the opportunity to visit the thermal baths at 3,100 masl. The warm and volcanic waters have temperatures from 35 ° C perfect to relax.
After lunch we continue the way to the community of Huaca Wasi, where we can be in contact with the Andean people participating in their daily tasks. Here we will set up our camp.
Food: Snack, Lunch, tea time and Dinner.
Day 2: Huacawasi - Ipsaycocha
The day begins with the energy of breakfast. We will take the road to the pass Condor Pasa (4,100 masl), on 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 start the descent for an hour until we reach the Laguna de Ipsaycocha where we will raise our camp on the 3,700 masl.
Meals: Snack, Breakfast, Lunch, Tea Time and Dinner.
Day 3: Ipsaycocha - Patacancha - Willoc - Pumamarka - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
Our adventure continues after breakfast. We will descend through the valley until we reach the community of Willoc where the villagers will share some of their work with us. We will continue our trekking for 2 hours approximately until arriving at the community of Pumamarka.
We will start the descent until we reach the town of Ollantaytambo to make way for lunch. Ollantaytambo is located in a fertile valley, protected by huge mountains. It is the only town of the incanate where the inhabitants live in the original houses from those times.
We will drive to the train station of Ollantaytambo to drive to the town of Aguas Calientes. We will settle in a hotel so we can rest to continue our adventure.
Snack, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco
The Bus awaits us very early to ascend to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, considered by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity. We will wake up, around 4:30 am to board the bus that will take us in 25 minutes to the fourth wonder of the world. Once there, we can visit the main sites within Machu Picchu, The Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Inti Huatana. We will not lose details when having a guided tour of two hours, having enough time to visit other places inside Machu Picchu and take pictures for the memory. You can even climb the Huayna Picchu mountain (not included in the package).
In the afternoon, we will return to the village of Aguas Calientes where we can have lunch (not included).
Our adventure is almost over, we will meet at 4:43 pm to take the train that will take us back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy where the buses await us to return to the imperial city of Cusco.
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 pair of trekking shoes that support the ankles
01 towel for personal hygiene
01 biodegradable soap
01 A personal cleaning kit (toothbrushes, toothpaste and other essential items).