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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4 Days / 3 Nights

Native Communities of the Andes Lares Trek 4 Days / 3 Nights

Overview Lares Trek 4 Days

The lares trek, take place on a hidden valley that very few outsiders have ever entered. The llama shepherds and weavers that inhabit some of the villages of this obscure place, of high andean glaciers and brilliant lakes, wear the clothes of andalucia, spain in the 16th century! This garb was imposed on them by the conquistadors, who extracted the tribute of their colorful textiles.

Their isolation has allowed this tradition to continue. You will be furnished with porters that can carry up to 35 pounds. You will also get double-occupancy sleeping tents; kitchen, dining and latrine tents; and the services of professional english-speaking guides and cooks. All meals will be furnished for us during the trekking portion of the trip. You will walk approximately only 4 hours a day; ascending from 9,514to 11,811 you will camp by small towns inhabited by the andean people called huaruros, known by their vivid hand-woven red will have the opportunity to visit their villages and mingle with the children and towns folk.

Highlights of Lares Trek 4 Days

This four-day trek to Machu Picchu in Lares includes 2 and a half days of walking in the mountains visiting the local villages you can find along the way. The beauty of the mountains can only be compared to the warmth and generosity of the local people, ideal for a family outing. Although all hikes in the Andes are challenging, this hike is quieter compared to others, making it a favorite with our younger hikers.

Detailed Itinerary Lares trek

Early morning a private vehicle will pick us up at our hotel and take us through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and to the head of the trail ,where you start the trek.Our hike begins in a fertile valley and follows the Huaran river up through a mountain corridor. After walking for about 4 hours, we arrive to the stone houses with thatched-roofs of the Cancahacancha community (11,000′).

Camp after the town.


Include in the 2-Days Inca Trail

  • Private Transportation to head of the trail.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Cook and porters
  • Double occupancy tents.
  • All the meals while on the trek.
  • Dining tent, kitchen tent and latrine tent .
  • Pack animals and drivers to carry Luggage and Equipment
  • Fees and Entrances on communal Land or Sites on the visit where applicable
  • Emergency saddle horses
  • Private Transportation to Cusco

No Included

  • Hotels in Cusco, Aguas Calientes or Ollantaytambo.
  • Local or International flights.
  • Meals while on towns or cities.
  • Personal equipment.
  • Sleeping bags and mat.

We Recommend to bring to the Short Inca Trail

  • Hiking shoes or boots
  • Light clothes
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Water bottle
  • Windbreaker jacket, hat, sunblock, sunglasses
  • Chocolates, candies, and other snacks.
  • Camera with good batteries
  • Extra money in “Soles” (Peruvian national currency)

NOTE: If you need any assistance with local flights, airport transfers, hotels in Lima, Cusco, Aguas Calientes or MachuPicchu ,Train reservations or any additional tour , just let us know that we will be glad to help you.

Prices for this tour

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Prices Lares trek 4 Days / 3 nights

From 2 participants
USD 987.00

From 3 to 5 participants
USD 737.00

From 6 to 16
USD 617.00

To confirm your reservation just send us US$ 250.00 per person and your trip application Our accounting department will contact you in less than 24 hours, with your invoice and voucher.

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Contact Information

In Mayuc we have a group of professionals specialized in adventure travel; write to us and one of our experts will organize your next vacation, you can also contact us by Phone or WhatsApp 24 hours a day, we speak Spanish and English and all our guides are local