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Cusco: 4-Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu with Panoramic Train

Cusco: 4-Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu with Panoramic Train

The Lares trek is an excellent alternative to the Inca Trail. You will learn all about life in isolated villages, become familiar with Andean culture and traditions, and visit a local school. This trek is also outstandingly beautiful, combining the majestic Andean mountains with spectacular glaciers, glacial lakes, stunning waterfalls, and countless llamas and alpacas. Finish your experience on a high, spending an unforgettable day exploring Machu Picchu, one of the most incredible locations on the planet. Day 1: Cusco - Lares Hot Springs - Blue Lagoon After being picked up from your hotel around 4:30 AM, you will drive through the beautiful landscape of the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the famous Lares thermal baths. Jump into the medicinal pools, all of which are set at different temperatures. The water is great for your bones and muscles, as well as for stress and headaches. The route on day 1 is relatively easy. It is a 2-hour uphill trek until you reach Kiswarani village for lunch. After lunch, continue for 2 hours to the campsite on the banks of a beautiful blue lake. Day 2: Blue Lagoon - Condor Pass - Cancha Cancha Village The second day is the longest and most challenging. After breakfast, set out on a 4-hour hike uphill to Condor Pass at 4700 meters, the highest point of your journey. After a break, descend for 3 hours through the breathtaking scenery to the second campsite at 3600 meters. Day 3: Campsite - Sacred Valley - Salineras Maras - Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu Pueblo Start day 3 with a beautiful view of the mountains and a delicious breakfast to prepare for the descent from the highlands into the sacred valley. Take some time to explore the ancient streets and the water channel that has been in use since Inca times. Have dinner in a local restaurant in Ollantaytambo before catching the 7:00 PM train to Aguas Calientes, where you will spend the night in a hotel. Day 4: Explore Machu Picchu - Return to Cusco On your final day, take the first buses to Machu Picchu and arrive as the sky brightens. You can watch the spectacular sunrise over Machu Picchu on a clear day. This is truly an unforgettable sight. Your guide will take you on a 2 to 3-hour comprehensive tour of the city before leaving you in Machu Picchu to explore on your own or climb either the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (tickets must be booked as far in advance as possible and are not included). After Machu Picchu, take the bus back to Aguas Calientes, then take the Panoramic Vistadome train and bus back to Cusco. You will be met at the station and dropped off safely back at your hotel.

From Cusco: 4-Day Alternative Lares Trail to Machu Picchu

From Cusco: 4-Day Alternative Lares Trail to Machu Picchu

Take an alternative route to Machu Picchu from Cusco via the Lares Trail. Discover the local communities and admire the breathtaking scenery during the 4-day hike. Explore the Maras Salt Mines and Machu Picchu with your guide. Begin Day 1 with pickup at your hotel in Cusco, then drive for around 3 hours to the hot springs in Lares. Have breakfast upon arrival, then start the approximately 4-hour hike to Cuncani. Take a break for lunch, then continue to Kiswarani, where you’ll stay overnight. On Day 2, start the day with breakfast before taking a 4-hour to the Condor Pass at over 4,700 meters above sea level. Carry on hiking for another 2 hours until you have a lunch break, then hike for just 1 more hour to Cancha Cancha and rest for the day. After breakfast on Day 3, hike to the Sacred Valley, where transportation will be waiting for you to take you to the Maras Salt Mines. Once at the mines, explore an area that has been used to extract salt since the time of the Incas. From the mines, head to Ollantaytambo for lunch before taking the train to Aguas Calientes, the town closest to Machu Picchu. Once you arrive in Aguas Calientes, make your way to the hotel for an overnight rest. On Day 4, wake up early in the morning and take a bus to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour, then get some free time to explore this awe-inspiring place on your own. Head back to Aguas Calientes afterward, then take the train to Ollantaytambo before returning from there to Cusco.

Lares Trek 4 days to Machu picchu

Lares Trek 4 days to Machu picchu

Day 1: Cusco – Calca – Huaran – Canchacancha We will pick them up early to start the walk along a path that will take us to the community of Canchacancha. After 3 hours of walking we will stop at a strategic point where we will have lunch to replenish energy, after eating we will walk 2 hours to the community of Canchacancha. Here we will set up our camp around 5:00 p.m., at night we will have a delicious dinner around 7:00 p.m., you will be able to enjoy a clear sky full of stars. Day 2: Canchacancha – Pachacutec pass – Lake Coyalayo – Quiswarani The second day we will arrive to the Abra Pachacutec Mountain pass, which is more than 4400 meters above sea level. In the place we will enjoy impressive views of the lagoons of the valley. Then we will have a delicious lunch to recharge our batteries and continue the walk downhill to Quiswarani, a community dedicated to textiles from where we will continue uphill towards the beautiful Queuñaqocha Lagoon where we will set up camp. Day 3: Quiswarani – Lares Hot Springs – Machu Picchu town We will start with a good breakfast to start the walk passing Andean villages until we reach the Willkiccasa Pass, at 4100 meters above sea level. From there we will enjoy impressive views of both sides of the pass, especially the Colquecruz and Pitusiray mountains. Then we will arrive at the community of Cuncani from where we will depart for Lares, the capital of the district of the same name, the main attraction is its hot springs, all of which are optional if you wish to enter. In the afternoon we will take a bus that will take us to Ollantaytambo where a train to Aguas Calientes awaits us. Overnight in a hostel in Aguas Calientes Day 4: Quiswarani – Lares Hot Springs – Machu Picchu town. We will get up very early to have breakfast and then start a meandering walk that will take us to the mythical citadel of Machu Picchu. We will have a guide and then free time to explore the area. You will return to Aguas Calientes on your own and we will take the return train to Cusco at the indicated time. End of our services of the Tour Lares Trek 4 Days to Machu Picchu

Private tour | Excursion Lares trek 4 days to Machupicchu

Private tour | Excursion Lares trek 4 days to Machupicchu

Day 1 Cusco - Calca - Huaran - Canchacancha We will pick you up early in the morning to start the hike through a trail that will take us to the community of Canchacancha. After 3 hours of walking we will stop at a strategic point where we will have lunch to replenish energy, after lunch we will walk 2 hours to the community of Canchacancha. Here we will set up our camp around 5:00 p.m., at night we will have a delicious dinner around 7:00 p.m., you can enjoy a clear sky full of stars. Day 2: Canchacancha - Pachacutec pass - Lake Coyalayo - Quiswarani The second day we will arrive to the Abra Pachacutec Mountain pass which is over 4400 m.a.s.l. in this place we will enjoy impressive views of the lagoons of the valley. Then we will have a delicious lunch to replenish energy and continue with the hike downhill to Quiswarani, a community dedicated to textiles from where we will continue uphill towards the beautiful Queuñaqocha Lagoon where we will set up camp. Day 3: Quiswarani - Lares Hot Springs - Machu Picchu village. We will start with a good breakfast to begin the hike passing Andean villages until we reach the Abra Willkiccasa, at 4100 m.a.s.l.. From there we will enjoy impressive views of both sides of the pass, especially of the Colquecruz and Pitusiray mountains. Then we will arrive to the community of Cuncani from where we will leave to Lares the Capital of the district of the same name, the main attraction is its hot springs in all is optional if you wish to enter. In the afternoon we will take a bus that will take us to Ollantaytambo where a train to Aguas Calientes awaits us. Overnight in a hostel in Aguas Calientes. Day 4: Machu Picchu We will wake up very early for breakfast and then depart on a winding hike that will take us to the mythical citadel of Machu Picchu. We will have a guided tour and then free time to explore the area. You will return on your own to Aguas Calientes and take the train back to Cusco at the appointed time. Note: Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rains, floods, floods, etc.), strikes and/or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary. Any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated above, does not apply refund. The itinerary may vary at the discretion of the operator, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service in its entirety. If you do not attend the day of the service, it is considered as "Done" without any claim, postponement or refund.

cusco:Lares to Machu Picchu 4 day tour

cusco:Lares to Machu Picchu 4 day tour

The Lares trek is an excellent excursion. You will learn all about the life of the Andean people, their culture and traditions. This trek is also extraordinarily beautiful, combining the majestic Andean mountains with spectacular glaciers, glacial lakes, impressive waterfalls and countless llamas and alpacas. Day 1: CUSCO - VALLE SAGRADO - HUARAN - CANCHA CANCHA. will pick you up at your hotel at 5:00 am and drive to Huaran. It will be a two hour drive through the wonderful scenery of the Sacred Valley. Once we arrive in Huaran you will enjoy your first breakfast prepared by the chef of Ali Peru treks. Then the trail ascends gently following the Cancha Cancha River towards the community of the same name. We will have lunch at the halfway point. After lunch you will have time to explore the village and visit some local houses. Then it will be another two hours of gradual ascent and passing by the Rios waterfalls until we reach the campsite. Día 2: CANCHA CANCHA - PASO PACHACUTEC - QUISHUARANI. Después del desayuno, comenzará una caminata de 3 horas cuesta arriba hasta el punto más alto, el Paso Pachacutec, Luego, es un descenso de 2 horas desde la cima de la montaña hasta el valle donde disfrutará de un almuerzo de pachamanca y presenciará cómo se prepara la pachamanca. Después del almuerzo, continuaremos descendiendo dos horas más cuesta abajo hasta nuestro campamento Quishuarani donde la gente todavía practica las tradiciones incas y al llegar al campamento podrá visitar a las familias locales y aprender más sobre sus costumbres y tradiciones. Day 3: QUISHUARANI - LARES MEDICINAL HOT SPRINGS - HOT WATERS. We prepare for the last hike. We climb to the second pass Willcaccasa. After the pass we walk downhill for 1 hour, passing many magnificent lakes. This takes us to the village of Cuncani. Then we continue downhill for 3 hours to the Lares Valley and its hot springs, where we can enjoy the medicinal waters. These thermal medicinal baths are composed of volcanic water, so it is considered medicinal, once enjoyed the thermal medicinal baths we prepare for lunch. then we board our private van, which will be waiting for us, for a 3 hour trip to Ollantaytambo. Dinner at a local restaurant in Ollantaytambo. After dinner, we will take the train to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival, you will check into your hotel and relax. day 4:Machupicchu-Return to Cusco: Today is the most beautiful day today we will visit Machu Picchu and we recommend you wake up early to board the first bus 5 30 a.m. your guide will take you to take your postcard photo of Machu Picchu, then start the guided tour of the main sectors of the citadel, for a time of 2 hours. Once the visit is over, you will have time to walk on your own. Finally, you will return to Aguas Calientes to have lunch and get ready for your train back to Ollantaytambo, CUSCO.

LARES TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU 4 DAYS ALL INCLUDED.

LARES TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU 4 DAYS ALL INCLUDED.

The Lares trail is an excellent alternative to the Inca Trail. You will learn all about life in isolated villages, become familiar with Andean culture and traditions, and even visit a local school. This trek is also outstandingly beautiful, combining the majestic Andean mountains with spectacular glaciers, glacial lakes, stunning waterfalls, and countless llamas and alpacas. Finish your experience on a high, spending an unforgettable day exploring Machu Picchu, one of the most incredible locations on the planet. Day 1: After pickup from your hotel at around 5:00 AM, you will drive through the beautiful landscape of the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the famous Lares thermal baths. Jump into the medicinal pools, all of which are set at different temperatures. The water is great for your bones and muscles, as well as for stress and headaches. The route on day 1 is relatively easy with a 2-hour uphill trek until you reach Kiswarani village for lunch. After lunch, continue for 2 hours to the campsite, located on the banks of a beautiful blue lake Day 2 Star the day with breakfast before taking a 4-hour to the pachacuteq Pass at over 4,700 meters above sea level. Carry on hiking for another 2 hours until you have a lunch break, then hike for just 1 more hour to Cancha Cancha and rest for the day. Day 3 After breakfast we hike to the Sacred Valley, where transportation will be waiting for you to take you to the Maras Salt Mines. Once at the mines, explore an area that has been used to extract salt since the time of the Incas. From the mines, head to Ollantaytambo for lunch before taking the train to Aguas Calientes, the town closest to Machu Picchu. Once you arrive in Aguas Calientes, make your way to the hotel for an overnight rest. Day 4 Wake up early in the morning and take a bus to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour, then get some free time to explore this awe-inspiring place on your own. Head back to Aguas Calientes afterward, then take the train to Ollantaytambo before returning from there to Cusco.

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