Today your Lares Valley Trek begins through the Lares Valley at 5 am, our team are going to your hotel to pick you up and travel for an hour to Huaran village, here we have our first delicious breakfast served by our chef, after that we meet your all support staff and horses. Time to get ready, backpacks on, boots on and starts our gradually ascending hike by 3 hours to Cancha Cancha Community, along the trail to this community we appreciate how change little by little the landscape next to the river. We have an energizing delicious lunch prepared by our staff.
Cancha Cancha is a traditional communities located at (3,900m/12,800ft), there is not a road there and the local government recently connected an electricity in December 2019, after to take a short break, we continue with our ascending trek for two hours more to Accopata hamlet where we will overnight in our tents. There life just two Alpaca breeding families and you will learn about their daily life and about the alpacas, an ancient ceremony, etc. after dinner your guide will show you the Andean Inca constellations and the meaning for those highlands people.
– Meals includes: Breakfast, Snack, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner.
– Accommodation: Nice million stars camping.
– Distance: 12kms
– Time: 5.5hrs approximately
– Difficulty: Moderate
Today you will be woken at 5am, with our services of hot Andean drink with an spectaculars views of the Andes, after and delicious breakfast begging our second day by the Lares Valley or Lares Trek, it starts with a gradual ascending with incredible views towards Pachacutec or Condor Pass (4,680m / 15,350 ft), from here the views are breathtaking because you are above the clouds and peaks and in from us is the beautiful snow peak called Pitusiray (5.700m / 18,700 ft), here we will have a short rest to enjoy a hot tea served by our team. Afterwards of phenomenal pictures will continue with our hike for 15 more minutes before to start our descent. Our descend is for 3 hours by the Lares Valley to Campsite located in the village of Quishuarani at 3,700m / 12,130ft. along the way, we are going to see a local people herding alpacas and sheeps. Also, we will see spectacular views of Andean remote lagoons, a breathtaking waterfall descending of the mountains, Chinchilas, Cara cara falcon, Geese’s and if we are lucky will see on the sky a condor flying.
After to arrive to our lunch spot and take a short break we are going to interact with the local villagers in quechua. Our tour guide will be your translator to immerse in their culture. After enjoying our last meal prepared by our staff is time to say goodbye to our porters and chef, them we are travelling in our transportation for 2 hours to Ollantaytambo and finally the train to Aguas Calientes Town, where we spend the night in a hotel.
– Meals included: Breakfast, Snack, Lunch, Dinner.
– Distance: 7km
– Time. 5 hours
– Difficulty: Challenging
– Accommodation: hotel
After to hike two days by the Lares Valley, Today is the big day, after an early breakfast provided by your hotel, we are going to the bus station to take one of the first buses up to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. Before to enter to explore Machu Picchu, our tour guide will provide you the entrance tickets and show the facilities to be use, remember inside doesn’t has toilets and the tour are in one way, also cannot re-enter to the Inca Site according the new regulations.
This Inca Site of Machu Picchu is extremely amazing and you’ll not want to miss. The Guide will do a full tour in two hours, you are going to see all of the most important of Machu Picchu, like the Sun Temple, Temple of the Condor, Temple of the three windows, sun dial, the Quarry, the house of the Inca Leader, also the Agricultural and Residencias areas.
After the tour, if you booked in advance an extra hike up to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu peak, your tour guide is showing you the main entrances to star this extra hike by your own, after to conquer the peak your will back and take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes town for lunch, remember this lunch is not include and take rest or go to explore the village until 40 minutes before depart your back way train to Ollantaytambo, your train will depart at 14:55 or 15:20.
The train follows the same rail of the day before, following the spectacular River, along the trip you will some small villages and archeological Incan sites like Wiñay Wayna, once you will arrive to Ollantaytambo, our driver will meet outside at main entrance to train station to take you back to your hotel of Cusco in our private transportation, approximately you will arrive to your hotel at 19:00pm.
A group tour means that it is open for other travelers to join.
100% guaranteed departures, because we operate since two travelers.
This tour can be done from March to January. we dont leave on february because rain a lot.
The Prices are per person in double, Marital or Triple accomodation (for a single room or solo Traveler there is an additional cost).
Please let us know when you are booking to give you the discount.
Required Deposit to Book: To book you need to make a pre payment of US $ 200 per person by PayPal with any credid or debit card. To make it sure we will send you a payment link with the deposit amount.
Please, after deposit send us the transfer number and passports copy, Only with this we will be able to confirm your pre payment and booking.
Balance: The balance have to be paid in Cusco at briefing with cash.
Notice: If you are going to pay the balance with credit or debit card there is an extra charge of 5% .
Here are some intens that you can include in this tour if you don’t have them, here are the rental prices.
These extensions can be included before or after the tour, each one needs an additional day, also needs an extra touristic ticket. The price depends of your group size or Service Type.