Lares Inca Trail Information

Lares Inca Trail Information

Day 1: Cusco (3,350m) - Lares (3,100m) - Quishuarani (3,700m)

Early morning rise. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel and we drive through the Sacred Valley turning off at the town of Calca to head to Lares village - the drive takes around 3 hours. Once we arrive into the town we go up to the Hot Springs where we can relax and enjoy these beautiful outdoor hot springs. Lunch is provided here. Our bus awaits us during this time and we then continue our journey for around 20mins to the start of the trail known as PASCANA. From here we start our hike to Quishaurani. Here we meet up with our horseman and pack the horses. The trek will take us around 2.5hrs. When we arrive our campsite will be set up for us. In the free time that we have we can meet some of the locals "campesinos" and see some weaving techniques.This is a lovely day filled with great landscapes and the opportunity to visit several Andean villages. (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 2: Quishuarani - Cancha Cancha (3,800m)

This morning we depart early as this is going to be our longest day on the trail. We will hike approx. 7 hours today with a midday lunch break. We start our ascent to the highest point of the trek, Pachacutec Pass (4,450m). From the pass you will be rewarded with superb views of Pachacutec Lake and the snowy peaks of Pitusiray, Sawasiray and Chicon. The path then continues down hill for about 2.5hrs to the village of Cancha Cancha where we have our campsite waiting for us. Today you have a chance to see an abundance of wildlife, fauna and flora. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3: Cancha Cancha - Huaran (2,800m) - Ollantaytambo (2,700m) - Aguas Calientes

After a delicious breakfast we start our easy hike today. We will walk down hill for approx. 5 hours hiking to the village of Huaran. From there we take local transport to the town of Ollantaytambo - a beautiful well preserved Andean town. Depending on your train time, you will have some time to explore before boarding the train to Aguas Calientes. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4: Machu Picchu! - Cusco

A very early start after breakfast in order that we can arrive in time for sunrise at Machu Picchu. We take the first bus up at 5.30am. There will be a 2 hour fully guided tour around the ruins, visiting the main sites and monuments. After the tour you will have free time to wander around and explore by yourself. In the afternoon we take the train back to Cusco, where you will be transferred back to your hotel. (Breakfast)

Lares Inca Trail Information

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