Lares Trek And Machu Picchu

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  • COVID-19protected
  • CO2 neutral
  • Hiking
  • Hot springs
  • Natural landmarks sightseeing
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
See Itinerary
  • duration 4 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 12
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  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
  • Soak and relaxing in the hot springs of the Lares Valley
  • Reach Machu Picchu at sunrise, explore the Inca citadel
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of various snowcapped peaks, including Colque Cruz
  • Take train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
Choose the less-crowded alternative to the Inca Trail while not missing out on the chance to explore Machu Picchu. Enjoy magnificent sceneries along the Lares Trek. See remote settlements and encounter striking landscapes. Travel to the Lares Valley, a relatively untouched area offering quieter surroundings and a wealth of natural splendor that delight a trekker’s soul.

Travel from the Lares Valley to the Sacred Valley rather than other way round (as most people do) and camp overnight near the hot springs of the Lares Valley where you can take a dip if you want to. Hike down a river canyon to the village of Totora. Drive to Ollantaytambo and enjoy a train ride to Aguas Calientes, the town considered to be the base of those visiting Machu Picchu.

Enjoy a sunrise view from Machu Picchu and drive back to Cusco after exploring the most famous Inca citadel. This is where your trip ends. For more about this 4-day trip, please go through the itinerary below.
5 - Excellent
Based on 21 reviews
Deanna's review for another Aspiring Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Deanna
  • From Canada
  • On Dec 12 2014
“Aspiring Adventures allowed me to experience Peru in an authentic, non-obtrusive, bold, adventuresome way. It wasn't a run-of-the-mill "tour"... it was an experience that truly changed me and my life. I cannot recommend Aspiring Adventures enough.”
Carey's review for another Aspiring Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Carey
  • From USA
  • On Jun 18 2016
“We arrived home just a couple of hours ago and I wanted to make sure that I reach out to you and let you know about our wonderful experience. We gave a rave review on Trip Advisor, but I wanted to make sure I wrote you personally to let you know that we really thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Luis was brilliant! He was so kind and funny and helped us understand so much more than we ever knew. He was charismatic and sociable with us, really the perfect tour guide! Ronald was a great driver as well. I mean, we rode a lot around Peru as passengers and Ronald was by far the best. Anyway, I just wanted you to know that Luis is the best, Roni is awesome and the tour was absolutely amazing. We had THE BEST TIME, and thank you very much!!!”
Neale's review for another Aspiring Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Neale
  • From New Zealand
  • On Feb 09 2017
“Aspiring Adventures demonstrated to us that they understood the importance of customer care, in fact expectations were surpassed at every turn.”
  • Day 1: Cusco – Sacred Valley – Cuyoc
  • Day 2: Cuyoc – Cuncani – Lares Valley
  • Day 3: Lares Valley – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 4: Machu Picchu – Cusco
  • All accommodation (based on twin share)
  • All ground transport (private vehicle and train)
  • Dedicated Aspiring Adventures guides
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu and Lares Valley's hot springs
  • Extra permit to climb Huayna Picchu at Machu Picchu (if permits are available at the time of booking)
  • All meals as specified in itinerary
  • Drinking water on days 1, 2 and 3
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Single supplement
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mat
  • Mule hire
  • Tips for your guide, driver, cook and horse wranglers
  • Sleeping bags, mats
  • Mules to carry your personal belongings
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

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COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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