The Best Route From Lares to Machu Picchu – Group Tour
The trek from Lares to Machu Picchu 4 days is a spectacular way to visit one of The New Seven Wonders of the World – Machu Picchu. On the other hand, this impressive Lares trek from Cusco offers you unique opportunity to enjoy your Machu Picchu trek.
The Lares Trek, Peru combines beautiful lakes, snow-capped mountains, local Quechua communities and herds of Llamas, Alpacas and Vizcacha (Andean Rabbit). You will visit villages of farmers and weavers who are still living traditional lifestyles in the mountains, cultivating the practices of ancient knowledge and continuing to build stone houses similar to those of Inca times. Therefore, after three days of hiking and reaching a summit of 4850m (15912 ft), you will finish the trek in the Lares Hot Springs. The Lares Trek is an exciting adventure to make your way to Machu Picchu.
Why book the Lares Cusco Trek with us?
✔ We are the only ones in Peru that offer Organic Peruvian Food during treks to Machu Picchu – Treks designed for health-conscious and curious travelers
▬ Arrival in Machu Picchu at sunrise
✔ Our Lares Trek ends at the Lares hot springs, allowing you to relax after your 3 day trek. (Other agencies begin their trek at the hot springs)
▬ We pick you up from and drop you off at your hotel in Cusco
✔ Free luggage storage during your trek
▬ Happy Gringo Tours is a company founded by locals from the Sacred Valley. During your trek, we will pass through communities that our staff grew up in.
✔ You will learn about the local Quechuan traditions with which our staff grew up
▬ Local expert guides, cooks and porters
✔ Our Lares expedition begins in the Sacred Valley and ends in the Lares Hot Springs
▬ We are the only company in Cusco that offers hot water bottles
✔ Free pick-up service from Cusco airport (Please inform us in advance of your arrival time)
▬ Experience the Pre-Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – See the video
✔ We have received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award, the world’s largest travel website. Please read our reviews!
✔ In real time, Lares Trek allows you to explore the land and communities of the ancestors of the Incas, therefore enriching your trip to Machu Picchu.
✔ We have our own camps without crowds.
☼ Note: After the hot springs of Inca in the Lares valley: we take the bus to the Ollantaytambo train station and take a train to Aguas Calientes, where we spend the last night of Lares walk.
Overview on the 4 Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu
4-Day Lares trek to Machu Picchu is spectacular alternative to the inca trail tours. Taking you off the beaten track with visit to authentic Andean villages, whilst being surrounded by stunning mountain peaks, meet native people, you get to see impressive lake blue color, the chef prepares amazing organic Peruvian food, we have good camping gear to enjoy Machu Picchu hike and travel with Horses/Llamas as in the past!. Our Lares trek in Peru offers you, starting the hike in Pumahuanca village located in the famous sacred valley of the Incas, passing through the Lares hot springs and finishing the lares trek 4 days with walking tours in Machu Picchu – The Inkas capital citadel.
Useful Information in Lares Trek Peru
✔ Trip Type:
➳ Hiking ☁ 🌄 Adventure
⚤ 👓 Camping ❣ History
📗 🌎 Culture 🌽 Healthy Food – Based in Peruvian food recipes and prepared by local chefs
✅ Good For: Moderate physical fitness.
✅ Difficulty: Moderate.
✅ Starting Altitude: 3000 m – 9186 ft.
✅ Highest Altitude: 4850m – 15,682 ft.
✅ Hiking Distance: 36 km – 22.5 miles
✅ Accommodation: 2 nights in tents and 1 night hotel
✅ Coldest Night: Day 1 around -5º celsius
🎺 Recommendation: We recommend you to arrive in Cusco 48 hours before your trek departure in order to acclimate at high elevation.
🚦Lares Trek Reviews
You can read all our Lares trekking to Machu Picchu reviews on TripAdvisor. Hiking with Happy Gringo Tours, you are traveling with the best organic food benefits and staff selection commission.