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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu Including Hot Springs

Highlights
  • No planning necessary on this ambitious Lares trek with Machu Picchu tour
  • Most meals provided, as well as all overnight accommodations
  • All camping and personal equipment carried by horses and mules
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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu Including Hot Springs
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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu Including Hot Springs
US$625,00
Overview
Leave the logistics and planning to experts on this 3-night guided trek of Peru's rugged Lares trail, ending in a guided Machu Picchu tour. Trekking this region independently can be daunting, and booking a guided tour ensures your safety and comfort along the way, with porters and mules to carry belongings and a chef. Visit the Andean village of Cancha Cancha, see pristine alpine scenery, and camp under the stars.
What to Expect

Begin your tour with pickup at your Cusco hotel. Depart for Pumahuanca, where your belongings are loaded on horses or mules and the trail starts. Trek for about four hours to the remote village of Cancha Cancha, where you spend the night.

On the second day, follow your guide through Pachacutec Pass for views of Pachacutec Lake and the snowy peaks of Pitusiray. Stop for lunch at a quarry overlooking nearby glacial lakes, and head for the village of Quisuarani, where you camp for the night.

Day three takes you to the town of Lares for lunch and a soak in the hot springs. You then take a bus bound for Ollantaytambo. After free time and dinner, catch a train for Aguas Calientes for a night in a  hotel.

The last day includes an early breakfast and a bus to Machu Picchu for a guided tour.

Reviews (37)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
A Truly Unique Experience

In this trek I learned about the perspectives and lifestyle of the Quechuan descendants who still live in the mountains, due in no small part to our tour guide Manuel Pacco. Our tour guide grew up with this lifestyle, but went on to take a...More

Thank scottviteri
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic Lares trek to Machu Picchu

We were amazed to find out that my husband and I would be alone on this trek. Sam travel runs the trek even if there are only two people! We had a wonderful 4 day 3 night experience with our Guide Marcelimo (sp). His knowledge...More

Thank AllenEllen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lares Valley Plus One Day Inka Trail 5 Days

Trekking with the most amazing team was truly a once in a lifetime experience. The guide, Elisbed (sp) and all the team were exceptional. Elisbed is very knowledgeable and provided a lot of information regarding flora and fauna, history, geography, culture, and the everyday life...More

Thank Pamela E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Once in a Lifetime Trek w/ an Exceptional Team! (4D/3N Lares Trek)

We had an unforgettable, once in a lifetime trek with our knowledgable group tour guide Henry, the talented chef Irineo, incredibly hardworking porters Juan, Victor, Gregorio and awesome driver, Ruben. First, the staff mentioned above left an imprint on our hearts... -Henry was extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank maricelleflores
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent, life-changing experience

My son and I hiked Lares with Wilbur as our guide. With every step, the views were more and more breathtaking. The porters carried our gear and we only had our day packs to worry about. The food was out of this world. They prepared...More

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14 April 2018|
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Response from Cary H | Reviewed this property |
On the traditional trek part of the Sacred Valley is done on the first day before you begin trekking. Then you head up to about 4000 meters. We did a whole two days in Cusco before we started the trek so we were able to do... More
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