Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2)

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5.0 Based on 12 Reviews
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  • duration 5 days
  • tour type Independent
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 18
  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Hike through Andes mountain villages
  • See magical Machu Picchu in the early morning light
  • Camp in the midst of snowcapped peaks
  • Enjoy authentic views of community life
The Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2) tour starts and ends in Cusco. The Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2) is a trekking tour that takes 5 days taking you through Cusco, Peru and other destinations in Peru.

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.
5 - Excellent
Based on 12 reviews
Very Good
4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • From Unites States
  • On Aug 21 2020
“Doing this trek is totally worth it, the hapy look on kids faces whenthey see you visit is priceles.”
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Germany
  • On Feb 04 2020
“The Lares trail far exceeded our expectations. The views were just gorgeous nd we were able to meet a few locals before reaching Machu Picchu.
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Spain
  • On Jan 20 2020
“ The landscape was impressive and beautiful and we saw also how the traditional inhabitants live in there. ”
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From United States
  • On Jan 03 2020
“I highly recommend the team and the company to do any treks or trips within Peru!

  • Day 1: Cuzco, Peru
  • Day 2: Wakawasi, Peru
  • Day 3: Patacancha, Peru
  • Day 4: Aguas Calientes, Peru
  • Day 5: Cuzco, Peru
  • 1 Cuzco Junior suite
  • 3 Cuzco Breakfast(s)
  • 3 Cuzco Dinner(s)
  • 3 Cuzco Breakfast(s)reakfast(s)
  • 3 Cuzco Dinner(s)
  • Active adventure
  • Trekking to Machu Picchu
  • Active adventure
  • Trekking to Machu Picchu
  • Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4D/3N (Start Trek on Day 1)
  • Airport pick-up/drop-off (please make your own way)
  • Day 1 breakfast, day 4 lunch & dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Accommodation drop-off in Cuzco
  • Guide for bus and train transfers (these portions are on your own)
  • Hot springs Lares Town (10 soles)
  • Small gift for communities
  • Accommodation in Cuzco
  • Sleeping Bag (Rental $15 USD for the trek)
  • Optional Huayna Picchu Trek (48 soles) must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Optional Machu Picchu Mountain Hike (48 soles) must be booked at least 1 week in advance
  • All the tips to the guides are optional and not included
  • Optional gratuities
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 04 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 04 June 2021, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 89 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N (Start Trek on Day 2) tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Implemented COVID-19 Protocols
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