One of the most spectacular treks in the Urubamba range takes us through the Andean landscape and the home of the Incas direct descendants. In these communities we will be able to observe local customs and animal husbandry methods unchanged since Inca times. During this 5-day experience well see archaeological and cultural wonders, Machu Picchu and the spectacular Lares Valley with its cascading waterfalls, crystal clear streams and abundance of plant and wildlife. Relax in the outdoor thermal pools near the colonial town of Lares and visit the unique town of Ollantaytambo, the one remaining example of Inca urban planning still in use today. The trip ends with an unforgettable visit to the jewel in the Inca crown, the fabled Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
Considerations: Permit Required
Tour Type: History, adventure,Hiking
Good For: Moderate physical fitness
using coupon: ALTITUDX30
The student discount applies only for people who present a valid UNIVERSITY CARD. Minors 17 years old or younger. To grant the discount we need you to send us a copy of your university ID. For children 17 years old and under, we need a copy of passport for the reservation.
Vistadome Train: All our services include the regular train service, expeditions or Voyager. The vistadome train or panoramic train is an upgraded train that
Huaynapicchu: This mountain is a 50 minute walk to the top and another 50 minutes return. If you are planning to do this hike on your own, your guide will give you all the indications. For this hike an additional ticket is required and we can reserve it for you.
The entrance is purchased according to the start of the trip, the entrances are at 10 a.m., have time to enjoy Machupicchu.
# Immigration card
# Backpack ( small)
# water bottles
# mountain shoes ( light on recommendation)
# passport # student card ( if you booked as a student)
For you Duffel:
# absorbent shirts
# pants for walks
# warm jacket preferably feather
# sun hat
# flashlight for personal use
# waterproof jacket
#Garbage bag ( for trash)
# sleeping bag preferably feather
# hand sanitizer
# toilet paper
# personal medication
We will pick you up from your hotel and travel by road from Cusco through the town of Pisaq and Calca, from here we start driving along the gorge of Machacancha, we past a several villages like Totora, we can see a stone Inca path before we arrive to Quellopuyto pass where we have a spectacular views of Collque Cruz mountain (5,818 mt / 19,083 ft.) a short stop and we continue down to Valley of Lares, where will enjoy the nearby natural thermal pools. From here we will begin our mule / llama assisted trek to campsite at Quncani (3,700mt/12,136ft.).
Camp Elevation: 3,850 meters / 1,2631 fort
Distance: 10 km/ 6.21371 miles