Lares Trek To Machu Picchu 4 Days

Machupicchu, Perú

Duration: 4 days
Group size: 1 - 16
Lares Trek To Machu Picchu 4 Days
Machupicchu, Perú

Duration: 4 days
Group size: 1 - 16

About this trip

 Embark on the Lares Trek Tour to explore remote communities, Andean Lakes, hike along with llamas, alpacas and visit Machu Picchu trains with scenic views.

Lares trek combines spectacular views of mountains, lakes,  Local villages, waterfalls, herds of llamas and alpacas, and Machu Picchu. One of the best alternative hikes to the Inca Trail. Enjoy a rich combination of nature and culture, with extra value-added with our Pachamanca underground hot stone barbecue prepared on the hike's last day.

Overview of the Lares Trek 4 days 3 nights

  • Duration: 4 days 3 nights
  • Total Distance: 40 km - 24 miles 
  • From: Cusco to Cusco (Door to door service)
  • Age Range:10 to 65
  • Season: All year round
  • Depart: Lares Hotsprings
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Highlights of the Lares Trek Tour

  •  Get off the beaten path and explore remote villages
  •  Hike along with llamas and Alpacas
  •  Enjoy a Pachamanca underground hot-stone barbecue
  •  Beat the crowds to Machu Picchu before sunrise
  •   Support our Social projects booking with us

Day by day summary of the Lares Trek

Day 1: Cusco - Hotsprings - Kiswarani Falls - Blue Lake.- Pick up in Cusco at 5.00 am and drive for 3 hours to Lares hot springs. You'll have time to enjoy the pools with different temperatures. On the first day, the hike takes a gentle climb for 4 hours to the Blue Lake (3750m/ 1230ft), where we camp.

Day 2: Quiswarani – Condor Pass - Canchacancha.-  Wake up with a cup of coffee in your tent. After breakfast, start the 4 hours up to Condor pass (4700m / 15,354ft), where you'll take time to enjoy the spectacular view of the mountains, then continue down for two more hours to the Campsite located at Canchacancha Village (3,750 m / 12,303 ft).

Day 3: Cancha Cancha - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes.- After breakfast, explore the village and visit local houses to learn about Peruvian culture. Then, descend for 4 hours into the Sacred Valley for Lunch. After a well-earned lunch, drive to Salineras to visit the more and 3000 ponds, and go to Ollantaytambo to take the train to Aguas Calientes. Spend the night in a hotel.

Day 4: Machu Picchu (The Lost City Of The Incas).- Breakfast in the hotel and take the 30 minutes bus up to Machu Picchu. The guided tour takes about 3 hours, visiting the Inca Bridge, temples, and most significant constructions. After you finish with Machu Picchu, take the Vistadome Panoramic train back to Cusco, arriving at your hotel around 7.30 pm. End of Lares Trek.

Included during the Lares Trek tour

  • Complimentary transfer to and from the airport
  • The pre-departure briefing held the day before the trek
  • Professional Native tour guide
  • Second guide for groups 9+
  • All transportation included during the four days of the tour
  • Entrance ticket to Lares and Salineras
  • All meals included except the last day lunch in Aguas Calientes
  • Expedition train to Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Round trip bus ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Two nights camping with comfortable equipment
  • One night 3-star hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Camping equipment (Tents, table, chairs, porta-potty)
  • Trekking Chef, porters, muleteers
  • Cargo mules to carry food and equipment
  • Duffle bags for your stuff up to 7 kilos
  • Emergency horse (in case you struggle)
  • First-aid kit, oxygen tank

Not Included during the Lares Trek Tour

  • Huayna Picchu Mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain (Different form Machu Picchu citadel)
  • Sleeping bag, Air mattress, Trekking poles
  •  Last day lunch in Aguas Calientes
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance

Additional hikes after Machu Picchu guider tour:

Huayna Picchu Mountain – The ticket is $75 extra per person, must be booked in advance

Machu Picchu Mountain – This ticket is $75 extra per person, must be booked in advance

Available Packages

Group Service
Deposit: $200
Private Service
Deposit: $200

Available options

Sleeping bags
Trekking poles
Air Mattresses
Huayna Picchu Mountain
Montaña Machu Picchu
Vistadome Panoramic train upgrade

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