- This trek takes us into the Lares region of the Peruvian Andes, passing green valleys, tranquil mountain lakes and high passes with breathtaking views of snow-capped Andean peaks rising up at 6,000 meters! Our route will takes us through many fascinating small village communities
Day 1 :ARRIVE TO CUZCO
We will meet you at Cusco and take you to your hotel. Here you will join your guide for a short briefing about the wonderful tour that awaits you. Today begins with a guided tour of the Inca Museum of Cusco.
Day 2 :OPTIONAL: FULL DAY SACRED VALLEY TOUR (FOR AN EXTRA COST)
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00am. This is a full day excursion to the Urubamba Valley visiting the colorful Indian market in Pisac . Followed by Pisac is Urubamba where we will have a lunch then we continue through to Ollantaytambo, the oldest continuously occupied town on the American continent. The last visit will be the Chinchero market. Chinchero is believed to be the mythical birthplace of the rainbow.
Day 3 TIME TO START OUR ADVENTURE, ON THE WAY TO LARES
We depart at 5:00am from Cusco and travel to the township of Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley of the Inca . the trek named Patakancha, a Quechua community .We will visit the community and school. After the community visit, you will meet your trekking crew, your kit will be loaded and you will start your hike. you will reach Lake Ipsaycocha, a beautiful small lagoon.
Day 4 HUACAHUASI - LARES HOT SPRINGS
After breakfast, we will arrive the community of Huacahuasi.
Many of the houses that we see in the small village of Huacahuasi, are built from stone and have thatched roofs.
A further walk of 2 to 3 hours will take you to the hot springs near the colonial village of Lares , where we will set up camp
Day 5 LARES - OLLANTAYTAMBO - AGUAS CALIENTES!
Our transportation will be waiting to take us down the valley to the Incan town of Ollantaytambo, where we will rest and have lunch. In the afternoon, we will catch a train to Aguas Calientes. We will spend the night in a hotel in Aguas Calientes. Where you'll no doubt enjoy the opportunity to soak in the hot springs!!.
Day 6 MACHU PICCHU IN ITS GLORY – BIG DAY!
your guide will pick you up at 5:30am to take the bus station and board the bus up to the majestic Machu Picchu Inca.
Then, we visit Machu Picchu itself with a walking tour for at least 2 hours, which is given by your guide, Later we will take we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch . Then we will board the train back to Poroy train station where we will be waiting for you and take you back to your hotel.
Day 7TRANSFER OUT, BYE CUSCO!.
After breakfast, we will take you back to the airport according your flight itinerary.