Visit Machu Picchu by Lares Trek

The beautiful Lares trek 4 days starts from Sacred Valley and takes an incredible route adorned by mountainous landscape, valley cloud-forest, glacier ponds and genuine textile Quechua communities. It is a demanding trek that begins in Kiswarani Community with a textile experience and visiting a local school in the Andes, where you will see the kids who wear their traditional clothing as a uniform for the school; then enters a sharp climb to the hith pass over 4400 meters, viewing magnificent turquoise lakes along the way, then we dive into the sacred valley, to reach the wonderful city of machu pichhu by train.


  • Day1 - Cusco – Lares Kiswarani Community Weaving Experience with Gabina Sicus Mamani – Kiswarani Waterfalls

    Early pick up from your Cusco hotel at 05:00 am, then 3 ours driving we will reach Kiswarani community small peasant community, here we will visit the house of Gabina Sicus Mamani and Feliciano Aranzabal for our breakfast, after we will have a hand weaving demonstration experience by Gabina Sicus Mamani, an expert and wise weaver, here we will see the lifestyle in the Andes, also we will visit the local school to sharing experience with the kids, they speak just their native language Quechua, you can interchange languages with them. You may bring some school supplies to distribute to the kids. Lunch will be ready prepared by our chef, then time to prepare our duffel bags to give our horse man to carry until the campsite. 3 hours hiking gradually uphill we will reach our campsite. On the way we will enjoy the view of the waterfall coming from the lagoon place where we will spend the night - Overnight at the campsite – Qoyalay Lagoon. Estimated walking time: 3 hours Maximum altitude point: (3800m/12464ft)
    • Overnight: In Kiswarani Community next to Qoyalay Lagoon
    • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day2 - Kiswarani – Pachakutiq Pass – Cancha Cancha Village

    Breakfast in the campsite; time to pack and start hiking uphill until reaching the high pass called Pachakutiq Pass over (4,400m/14,436ft). Before start our hiking our chef will provide us a boiled water to fill your canteens or water bottles and you will begin the expedition, around 4 hours uphill companied with stunning views, llamas gracing, snow caped mountains, lagoons finally we will reach the highest point of our hiking Pachakutiq Pass. Here we will spend few minutes to relax and enjoy the view of snow mountains of Sawasiray and Chicon, then we will descent for around one hour to Accopata the lunch spot. Lunch with impressive view to the landscape, llamas grazing around. Our journey continues to Cancha Cancha village (3,800m/12,467ft), this downhill journey will take more or less 2 hours, we will meet with local people with colorful native clothing on the way, upon arrival to the campsite our staff will welcome you with the tents set up. Total distance: 13 km Estimated walking time: 6-7 hours Maximum altitude point: (4400m/14622ft)
    • Overnight: In Cancha Cancha Community
    • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day3 - Cancha Cancha Village – Ollantaytambo – Train to Aguas Calientes

    Wake up time with coca tea and hot water, time to pack before breakfast, after breakfast we will leave this native village, we start descending just few minutes later you will witness the change of microclimate, here starts the tropical forest towards the Sacred Valley the trail continues with lush plant life, and biodiversity of bird. Finally we will arrive to Huaran Villages, located in the middle of the Sacred Valley (2,850m/9,350ft), here our lunch will be ready, After the lunch we will say good bay to our horsemen, then continue with our private van to Ollantaytambo, from here we will take the train to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town, upon arrival in Aguas Calientes assistance and transfer to your hotel. Total distance: 9 km Estimated walking time: 3-4 hours Maximum altitude point: (3,800m/12,467ft)
    • Hotel: In Aguas Calientes - Flowers House or similar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day4 - Machu Picchu Tour – Back to Cusco

    Excursion to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, short ride (25 minutes) up to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, and you will participate in a guided tour, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the most important preserved Intihuatana, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows. Optional climb to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain: from where you can appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more, amazing being high and distant (not included in the price): In the afternoon you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for the train ride to Ollantaytambo. Upon arrival assistance at the station and transport to your Cusco hotel.
    • Meals Included: Breakfast in the Hotel

Whats included

  • Excursions

    Lares Trek Machu Picchu guided Tour
  • Tickets and Transportations

    Entrance Ticket to Machu Picchu Bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes (round trip) Train ticket from Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo (round trip) Comfortable bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco Comfortable minibus from Cusco to Huaran hiking start point Comfortable minibus from Lares to Ollantaytambo train station
  • Camping Equipment

    Overnight in 4 season tents including comfortable inflatable sleeping pads, cooking equipment, kitchen and dining tent including tables and chairs Horses to carry camping equipment, food, and your Extra belongings
  • Others

    Meals according to mentioned in the itinerary Local top quality English-speaking mountain guide 24-hour support by our local staff Pre-departure briefing, one day before trek departure First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle

Not included

  • Additional tickets

    Ticket to Huayna Picchu mountain Ticket to Machu Picchu Mountain
  • Insurance and Others

    No cover Travel Insurance during this tour Personal items, pre & post-tour accommodation, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips, and any extras Sleeping bag Walking poles First Breakfast Last Lunch
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