Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

$ USD 590.00

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu (4 days)

CODE: CT006: Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu (4 days)

This trek is a great alternative to the traditional Inca Trail to get to Machu Picchu. It is more remote and less crowded and will leave you with unforgettable impressions of the unspoiled natural beauty of the Andes. Along the trek you will see amazing landscapes, discover typical Andean villages in which life has only changed little in the last century, visit various archaeological sites and take relaxing baths in the hot spring waters, until you finally reach the Lost City of the Incas and one of the 7 New Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu! Exploring this unique and sacred place is worth all efforts of the journey and a guide will make sure to provide all the information about the place you desire.

Excellent for: Adventure seekers - Couples - Friends - Nature lovers - Intrepid people - Families

Itinerary Day by Day

Day 1: Cusco – Lares – Huacawasi (L, D)

We’ll pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at around 6:00am and start our trip to Lares, where we will arrive at approx. 12:00 pm. We will enjoy a relaxing bath in the natural hot springs of Lares and have a delicious lunch. After lunch we start our trekking, enjoying the beautiful landscapes on our hike to Huacawasi where we have dinner and stay overnight (camping).

Day 2: Huacawasi – Chalhuayoccocha (B, L, D)

Very early in the morning, after a good breakfast, we start our journey enjoying the beautiful scenery, passing by the open of Huacahuasikasa (4300m). We’ll hike to “Laguna de Chalhuayoccocha” where our second camp is located.

Day 3: Paqaymayu – Chaq´Icocha – Wiñay Wayna (B, L, D)

After breakfast we start our walk to the village of Yanahuara where we board a car to continue your trip to Ollantaytambo, an important place in the Quechua time. From Ollantaytambo we take the train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town), a nice journey with some amazing views. You spend the night in a hostel with hot showers and enjoy a last dinner with the group.

Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (B)

Morning begins very early, around 4.00am. The plan is to experience a beautiful sunrise at the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. To get there, you can either walk for about 1.5 hours or take the first bus that leaves at 5:30 and takes about 25 minutes. Arriving we will see the magnificent citadel quietly being filled with the light of the day. After a short rest, a walking tour is given by your guide, showing you the most important sights of the archaeological complex. After the tour you will have time to explore the mysterious city by yourself. Optional you climb the peak of Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (prior booking!). Later in the afternoon you take the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and return to Cusco by bus where we’ll arrive at night. End of our services.

  • Transfer hotel – bus station
  • Bus Cusco – Lares
  • Train Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
  • Bus Ollantaytambo – Cusco
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
  • 2 nights of camping
  • 1 night in a hostel with private bathroom and hot water in Aguas Calientes
  • Professional, English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Cook
  • Horses and porters
  • Meals with vegetarian/special diet options available: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Full camping equipment: 4 people tent for two people, so there will be plenty of space for backpacks, mattress
  • Dining and cooking tent, tables, chairs, oxygen balloon, First Aid Kit
  • International and domestic flights
  • Bus Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
  • Breakfast on the first day
  • Lunch and dinner on the last day in Aguas Calientes
  • Sleeping bag (can be hired from us)
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees to the thermal waters in Lares (approx. US$ 5.00) and Aguas Calientes (approx. US$ 4.00)
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu, the “young mountain“(7.00 or 10.00am): US$ 12.00 p.p.
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu, the “old mountain“: US$ 10.00 p.p.
  • Bus Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes:
    One way: US$ 15.00 p.P.
    Round trip: US$ 25.00 p.P.
  • Backpack to rent (3 liters): US$ 12.00 p.p. for 3 days of trekking
  • Sleeping bag to rent: US$ 25.00 p.P.
  • High-quality rain ponchos to rent: US$ 15.00 p.p.
  • Plastic rain ponchos to buy: US$ 2.00 p.P.
  • Accommodation in Cusco, according to the standard you wish
  • Any kind of tours before or after your trip
  • Transfer Airport– Hotel – Airport in Cusco:
    One way: US$ 6.00 p.p.
    Both ways: US$ 12.00 p.

Hostel in Cusco

$000per person

  • 04 Days / 03 Nights
  • Based Two Persons

Hotel in Cusco

$590per person

  • 04 Days / 03 Nights
  • Based Two Persons

Hotel 3 Stars in Cusco

$000per person

  • 04 Days / 03 Nights
  • Based Two Persons

Hotel 4 Stars in Cusco

$000per person

  • 04 Days / 03 Nights
  • Based Two Persons
Recommended Tours: