Lares Trek to Machu Picchu (6 Days)

Perfect for those looking to experience the region’s archaeological and cultural treasures in a short amount of time, this adventure includes 1 day in Cusco, 1 day in the sacred valley and 4 day hike along the Pre - Inca Trail. This is one of the world’s best-known hikes and will reward those willing to break a sweat with a stunning combination of mountainscapes, cloud forests, and high jungle. We run our own treks, which ensures the fair treatment of our team, quality equipment and organic Peruvian food.

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 3 nights hotel (Cusco, Sacred valley and Aguas Calientes).
    • Machu Picchu entrance ticket
    • tent, foam mattress and a duffel bag to carry 8 kilos of your personal belongings
    • Emergency horse and first aid kit
    • Entry/Admission - Cuncani
    • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
    What's excluded :
    • Tips for your Lares trek TEAM
    • Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountain tickets
    • Walking stick & sleeping back (Can be rented from us).
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo

  • Day 1: Cusco City and Orientation

    Stop At: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    Your guide meets you at the Cusco airport and accompanies you to the hotel to help you check in. Free Afternoon to visit the center of the city with your guide. After the walking tour, you have orientation in you hotel
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 star hotel in Cusco

    Day 2: Sacred Valley tour (Full day).

    Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru
    Enjoy a one day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the Lares Trip women’s weaving coop before visiting a local textile making community. Break for lunch in Urubamba province. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria - corn beer bar.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: You spend the night in Sacred Valley - Urubamba

    Day 3: Urubamba - Pumahuanca - Puyoc

    Stop At: Sacred Valley, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
    Depart Urubamba by van to Pumahuanca village, where the hike begins. Spend the first night at a Lares Trip-supported campsite in Puyoc.

    Lares Trip for Good Puyoc Community Campsite
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: The first night in tent (Base campsite - Puyoc).

    Day 4: Puyoc - Yanacocha or black lake - Cuncani Village

    Stop At: Cuncani, Calca Province, 08125, Peru
    Start early to hike from the foothills of Sicllaqasa Mountain to its high pass (4,850m / 15,583 ft), providing scenic views of lagoons and the snow-capped Chicon Mountain. Celebrate after reaching the highest point by making an offering of Coca leaves to the Andean spirits. After the morning hike, stop to rest and take in the amazing view. Continue hiking downhill to our second campsite Cuncani near the stream for the night.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Second campsite - Cuncani village

    Day 5: Cuncani - Hot Springs - Machu Picchu Pueblo

    Stop At: Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
    Enjoy the last few hours of hiking before traveling by van to Ollantaytambo and train to Aguas Calientes. Spend some time relaxing in town or visiting the nearby hot springs.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 3 star hotel in Aguas Calientes town

    Day 6: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
    Enjoy a guided visit to Machu Picchu at sunrise. Use some free time to explore the ruins on your own. Later, travel back to Cusco.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The pick is from the hotel
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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Activity ID: V-208335P9

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