Type of trip : Adventure, Cultural
Activity(ies) Hiking, Trekking, Guided tours
Our trip from Lares trek to Machu Picchu lasts 4 days, we start in the hot springs of Lares located three hours from the city of Cusco, and pass through Huacawasi at 4300masl, down through Yanahuara and Ollantaytambo to access the town of Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu.
Yes, we know that this hike is not as famous as the Inca Trail, but many find it just as beautiful. This trek (also sometimes called Lares Trek), is ideal for travelers looking for alternatives to trekking.
A trek through a dramatic Andean landscape with a rich variety of cultures, centered in the magnificent Lares Valley surrounded by magnificent snow-capped peaks and many hot springs. You will observe villages where people live as in previous centuries and perpetuate the Inca customs of their ancestors, our journey ends with a magnificent sunrise and a visit to the famous “lost city Machu Picchu”.