Lares Trek and Machu Picchu Tour

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  • duration 4 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 5-79 yrs
  • max group size 8
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Trek difficulty Medium
  • Maximum altitude 4200 meters
  • Tour Code BM-15618
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  • Operated in English, Spanish
  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
  • Explore Machu Picchu
  • Enjoy hiking in the Andes, cross the Wayruruyoc Qasa Pass
  • Take a train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calintes
  • Visit Huilloc, one of the largest villages comprising the direct descendants of the Incas
Want to visit Machu Picchu and other Inca ruins while doing the Lares Trek at the same time? If yes, then this is the tour for you. Book our small-group tour starting from Cusco and travel all the way to the mountains before heading downhill.

Follow the Weaver’s Way during this hike, walking through the villages of traditional weavers. Learn more about the lives of the locals as you travel. See the village of Huilloc (3500m), one of the largest communities of those who have descended directly from the Incas. Cross the Wayruruyoc Qasa pass, located at the altitude of 4600m. Admire the beauty of the snow-capped peaks that provide a backdrop to the thatched houses, small farms and herds of alpacas and llamas that you see en route. Take a train to Aguas Calintes from Ollantaytambo. See beautiful sceneries along the way.

Enjoy the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Peruvian highlands and learn more about its rich cultural heritage during this trip. End your journey at the monumental Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. For more information about this tour, please go through the itinerary below.
  • Day 1: Cusco – Lares – Huacahuasi
  • Day 2: Huacahuasai – Queunacocha
  • Day 3: Queunacocha – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 4: Aguas Calintes – Machu Picchu – Cusco
  • Licensed guides fluent in English, Spanish and Quechua, plus assistant guides for large groups
  • Support staff including professional cooks and wranglers for the mules and horses
  • Horses and mules to carry group gear as well as large duffels bags (provided after the initial briefing) for personal items. No weight limit
  • All meals during the trek. The meals incorporate traditional Peruvian dishes as well as modern cuisine. Special dietary requirements are considered
  • Driking water and snacks
  • Dining tents with table, stools, and all dining implements as well as toilet tents and kitchen tents
  • Sleeping tents, foam pads, and therm-a-rests. Three-person tents are provided for single occupancy and four-person tents for double occupancy to allow plenty of room for personal gear.
  • First aid kit, including oxygen cylinders
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes (3 star hotel)
  • Round-trip train tickets (Expedition Train Service)
  • All transfers, including private vans from your Cusco hotel to Lares; transfer to Ollantaytambo; bus to and from Machu Picchu; and a private transfer back to your hotel in Cusco
  • A personal riding horse. Additional horses may be hired according to the needs of individuals or groups and in case of emergencies at an extra cost
  • Entrance to hot springs or other entertainments in Aguas Calientes
  • Tips for guides, cooks, and wranglers
  • Personal hiking gear including backpacks, trekking poles, and sleeping bags. Poles and sleeping bags may be rented.
  • Dinner on the 3rd day in Aguas Calientes. Lunch and dinner on the 4th day
  • Flights
  • Insurance
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40% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 60 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, but the 40% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 60 days of departure.


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