Lares Trek to Machupicchu 4 days / 3 nights

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It is one of the most cultural and least popular trek where you can start from a hot sprint and reach the locals of the cuncani community dressed in traditional costumes from the Andes, you can also enjoy a variety of camelids such as: llama , alpaca and beautiful lagoons that are located in the place with their respective fauna such as Andean duck Andean geese and waterfalls . And a beautiful forest of polilepis known as (qeuña

 

INCA-ADENTOURSDAY 1: CUSCO – CALCA – CUNCANI.

Our private transport will pick you up from your hotel near the main square at 4 a.m. to 4.30 a.m. to transport you to where you will be able to dislike an exquisite breakfast, and you will also enjoy its market, once breakfast and visit are over. in the town of calca to then continue to the first stop at the archaeological site of ANKASMARCA, then continue our journey to reach the thermal baths that are in lares, you can get comfortable in this place while our professional chef prepares the delicious camping lunch we take a break and then continue a gentle walk for 3 hours until we reach the community of cuncani where we can camp on our first day.

INCA-ADENTOURSDAY 2: CUNCANI – SICCLLAQASA – P’ACCHAYOC.

We got up at 7 o’clock in the morning, we started the trek at 8 o’clock in the morning for 3 hours where you will be able to observe the daily life of the farmers cultivating varieties of potatoes as we will also see camelids as they come out of their respective houses towards pasture, the whole way is up and where you can enjoy the 360 ​​degree panoramic view with alpaca mountains and lakes 40 minutes before reaching the pass is the lake (yanaccocha) impressive attraction of the place once you reach the pass you will have a brief history of the place to then descend with a time of one hour to the lunch place. Lunch in the most beautiful place among the trees of Queuña and camelids like llamas and alpacas. Continue descending for two more hours to the campsite pacchcayoc where the vegetation is totally different impressive waterfalls.

INCA-ADENTOURSDAY 3: P’ACCHAYOC –  SALINERAS – OLLANTAYTAMBO –  AGUAS CALIENTES.

We start our hike at 7 o’clock in the morning towards Puma Huanca. This hike has a beautiful vegetation of unca unca bromelias qeuña. The trek will last 3 hours. Arriving at Puma Huanca we will also dislike the exquisite lunch prepared by our professional chef. At the end of lunch the transport will be waiting for you to direct it to maras salineras then to ollantaytambo. Where you will take the train according to your schedule for our final hot water stop where we will have dinner and you will take a break in a lodging according to the reservation you made with the company.

INCA-ADENTOURSDAY 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO.

Today Machu Picchu. You will visit the famous Sacred City of the Incas, the crystalline city of the Inca civilization. Determine, with your tour guide, the best time to start the day. Most people prefer to get up at 4 a.m. walk from the bus station to take one of the first buses to Machu Picchu. It can be nice to get to the ruins as soon as they open, at 6 a.m., to catch magical mists over the ruins as the sun rises. After a 25 minute bus ride to Machu Picchu, your tour guide will take you to the best views before hikers arrive. Then, we will begin the two-hour guided walking tour, exploring all the famous places of this impressive citadel: the Temple of the Sun and many others. After the tour, you will have time to explore the ruins on your own. If you have reserved permits to climb the Huayna Picchu mountain or the Machu Picchu mountain, you will go to that adventure. If you decide not to book a walk, you can go up to the Puerta del Sol and witness its incredible views. Around 2:30 or 3 p.m., you will have to take the bus back to Aguas Calientes to enjoy lunch at one of the many restaurants there. Be sure to get to the train station 30 minutes before your departure. Our train schedule is usually at 4:20 p.m. to Ollantaytambo, where you will take our private transportation for another two hours back to Cusco. where our driver will pick you up and take you back to Cusco.

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The Lares Trek can leave any day of the week.

02 – 04   Paxs    US$ 550.00 per person

05 – 08   Paxs    US$ 530.00 per person

         12   Paxs    US$ 500.00  per person

Aditional Items:

Huayna Picchu: $75 per person
Montana: $75 per person
Vistadome Train (one way): $75 per person

 

 

 

INCA-ADENTOURS DAY BACKPACK

 Everything you may need during the tour should be in your personal backpack, which you must provide and bring with you (we do not offer it as a rental). We recommend that they be as small as possible and you should only carry the essentials. In the citadel it is allowed to use maximum 30L backpack or smaller. If you have a larger bag, you can use it for trekking, but you must leave at your hotel in Aguas Calientes town, or you can pay to store it in one of the facilities outside the main gates of Machu Picchu. They are cheap, but they often have long lines.

INCA-ADENTOURS DO I NEED MY ORIGINAL PASSPORT FOR THE INCA TRAIL AND  ALTERNATIVE TREKS?

 OF COURSE!

You must bring your original passport and it is very important that it be the same number you sent us for the reservation. The park rangers verify every day the passports of the walkers and also to enter Machu Picchu. The train company will verify your passport before you board the train. If you have changed your passport after the reservation, please let us know immediately. / Or bring both passports.

INCA-ADENTOURS HOW IMPORTANT IS BRIEFING ?

Very important is the time where you will meet with our trek guide. who will detail every inconvenience you have about trek, weather, departure time etc.

INCA-ADENTOURS TO GET CUSCO.

The airport in Cusco currently is only for domestic flights, so all international travelers by plane must disembark in Lima and go through Customs. Even if your flight to Cusco is the same day by the same airline carrier, you must grab your bags in Lima and then check them back in.

The best way to get to Cusco is by air and there are several options in airlines. LAN tends to be the most expensive, but has the most options and flights. Expect delays or flight cancellations. Due to the high altitude of Cusco, it tends to be difficult to land and any acclimate weather will stop air traffic. Bus travel is always available and while the trip can be long, especially from Lima, the buses in Peru are very well maintained and comfortable. This option is strongly encouraged if coming from a city closer to Cusco, like Puno. Lima buses will take about 22 hours to arrive.

INCA-ADENTOURS WHERE CAN I LEAVE MY BAGGAGE?

 During the INCA TRAIL; ALTERNATIVE TREK OR TOURS TO MACHUPICCHU, your luggage can be left in the baggage store of your hotel in Cusco.  Let us know  at briefing time we can help you with it.

INCA-ADENTOURS DO I NEED TO TAKE EXTRA MONEY TO  THE TOUR OR TREK THAT I DO?

 Yes. This is very important! We recommend that you bring from 400 to 500 Peruvian soles. You may not need any of this money, but in case of an emergency, you should make sure you have enough cash. If you are participating in sacred valley tour there are many places to buy gifts. 

INCA-ADENTOURS ABOUT THE ALTITUD

As soon as people book their trip to Peru, specifically puno, Cusco, they start wondering about altitude sickness. The air at high altitudes contains less oxygen than at sea level and forces your body to work harder to get the oxygen it needs. Over several days at high altitude, your body adjusts to the lower amount of oxygen in the air. This is why we always recommend spending at least two days in Cusco before beginning any trek. If you have more time, even better. Cusco is an amazing city with a lot to do, so you won’t be bored.

With altitude sickness, you may first feel like you have the flu or a hangover. You may have a headache, tiredness, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, dizziness, trouble sleeping, trouble breathing during exercise. Do not be panic just relax.

Most of the time, these symptoms will be mild. We always recommend easing into activity slowly, allowing your body to adjust. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or coca tea. Leaves from the coca plant contain alkaloids which helps bring oxygen into your blood, helping your body avoid the effects of altitude sickness. Avoid drinking a lot of alcohol and coffee. They will cause you to urinate more often and become dehydrated. Avoid smoking. Smoking makes it more difficult for your body to get oxygen. Avoid sleeping pills. They may cause shallow breathing at night, making it more difficult for your body to absorb oxygen while you sleep.

Remember the trek to Machu Picchu is not a race. Even those in the best shape will suffer from altitude sickness when they race to the top of the mountain too quickly. Go slowly, it will give your body time to adjust to the mountain.

Your healthcare provider may prescribe medicines, such as acetazolamide and dexamethasone, to help prevent altitude sickness. Start the medicine two days before you get to a high altitude. Continue to take it while you are at high altitude.

You must remember that this is your holiday and you do not want to stress out about the possibility of getting sick from the mountains. Do everything slowly. Drink lots of water. And enjoy the coca tea. If anything does happen and you unfortunately get sick, let your guide know right away .

INCA-ADENTOURS WEATHER IN THE ANDES

Of course weather is unpredictable. Typically the dry season in Cusco is from April through October, but this does not stop rain from falling in June or the sun from coming out in December – just be prepared. No matter what month you are doing the trek, please make sure that you have rain gear that includes a waterproof jacket, pants, poncho and waterproof gloves. Many people forget about gloves, but being cold and wet makes hiking very unpleasant.

Also prepare for four seasons. Many of the treks through the Andes involve many micro-climates and you will need to be prepared for all seasons. Layers are always key as they are easy to adjust to the different temperatures. And evenings will always be cold, so please be prepared with a warm, winter-weight jacket.

 INCA-ADENTOURS IS IT IMPORTANT TRAVEL INSURANCE?

 To protect your travel investment, we recommend buying travel insurance. Obtaining travel insurance before leaving home is highly recommended

IT INCLUDED:

Pick up from the hotel. transportation to Lares.

INCA-ADENTOURSProfessional bilingual guide.

INCA-ADENTOURS03 breakfasts.

INCA-ADENTOURS03 lunches.

INCA-ADENTOURS03 dinners.

INCA-ADENTOURSTrain ticket (Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo)

INCA-ADENTOURSEntrance ticket to the Sanctuary of Machupicchu

INCA-ADENTOURSGuided in Machupicchu

INCA-ADENTOURSCamping baggage

INCA-ADENTOURSCook and kitchen assistant

INCA-ADENTOURSA simple snack

INCA-ADENTOURSArriero with his respective mule where you can send 7 kilos of your personal luggage.

INCA-ADENTOURSDuffle bag for your 7 kilos

INCA-ADENTOURSAcomodation in Aguas Calientes. (optional you can increase money and reserve at your convenience)

INCA-ADENTOURSPick up from Ollantaytambo – Cusco.

DOES NOT INCLUDED:

INCA-ADENTOURSHuayna Picchu Ticket (you can book with the agency)

INCA-ADENTOURSMachupicchu mountain ticket (you can book with the agency).

INCA-ADENTOURSFirst breakfast, last lunch and last dinner.

INCA-ADENTOURSExpenses during trek.

INCA-ADENTOURSWater bottle.

INCA-ADENTOURSSleeping bag (you can rent with us).

INCA-ADENTOURSWalking sticks (you can rent with us).

INCA-ADENTOURSEntrance to Hot Spring in lares(S / .10.00 per person).

INCA-ADENTOURSTips for the staff of the route.

WHY SHOULD I DO THE TOUR OR TREK WITH INCA ADVENTOURS?

INCA ADVENTOURS is a 100% Cusco agency, (PERU) we are direct tour operator without intermediaries. INCA ADVENTOURS is a friendly agency and a tour operator based in the city of Cusco whose owners are from Cusco (Peru).

All our tours and hikes are strictly organized by INCA ADVENTOURS and their professional team, our purpose is to provide a high quality service.

We are proud of our work team because thanks to them, we are growing in a responsible way

We only require a minimum of 2 travelers to start a tour

We have highly trained guides who have a degree in tourism and speak fluent English.

Organic food in a fantastic way in all the treks prepared by our professional chef.

Each tour or trek is organized strictly for our clients

INCA ADVENTOURS. It is a company that cares for orphaned children and low-resource parents. Therefore, book a trek or tour with INCA ADVENTOURS.

WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING

 Identification document. Original passport (the passport that I use to book the tour)

INCA-ADENTOURS A lightweight 25-40 liter backpack. which will be light to use throughout the trek (the smaller is better, why? in machupicchu you can use maximum 30 liter backpack)

INCA-ADENTOURS Jacket or rainwear, a rain poncho (waterproof gear is very important allways in the Andes the climate changes constantly)

INCA-ADENTOURSHiking boots or good water resistant shoes,

INCA-ADENTOURSSandals to use in the hot springs and rest your feet after the walk.

INCA-ADENTOURSWarm clothes including jackets, gloves, scarves, wool hat. We recommend that you bring thermal clothes, especially for sleeping.

INCA-ADENTOURSSleeping bag (-10c.at least or you can rent from us -20c.) per $20

INCA-ADENTOURShead lamp

INCA-ADENTOURSwalking sticks (or you can rent from the company for $ 15)

INCA-ADENTOURSPhoto camera with batteries for the whole tour (the batteries are consumed very fast by the cold), binoculars

INCA-ADENTOURSsun Hat, sunscreen and a rehydrating cream for the skin, sunglasses

INCA-ADENTOURSInsect repellent.

INCA-ADENTOURSToilet paper

INCA-ADENTOURSRefreshments: like chocolates, cookies, dried fruits, raisins etc.

INCA-ADENTOURSWater bottle or camelback

INCA-ADENTOURSYour own emergency kit if you have a special medication.

INCA-ADENTOURSSwimwear , bikini, towel etc. for the hot springs …

INCA-ADENTOURSEnough cash for lunch in Aguas Calientes town, some gifts and tips

INCA-ADENTOURSHandsanitizer

INCA-ADENTOURSToothbrush and paste

INCA-ADENTOURSEarplugs

 

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UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES

NEW 2019 MACHU PICCHU REGULATIONS
Machu Picchu was recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1983. UNESCO has been concerned with the increase of visitors to Machu Picchu within the last few years and worries that these crowds are causing damage. They have established new regulations for 2019 to reduce visitor traffic within this archaeological complex.These new regulations will take effect on January 1, 2019. All visitors will now be limited to 4 hour visiting sessions. Tickets to Machu Picchu will be divided into three daily sessions: early morning (6AM – 9AM), late morning (9AM – 12PM) and early afternoon (12PM – 3PM). Within these sessions, visitors must choose a specific hour to visit. This is to regulate and reduce visitor traffic within the citadel– each hour will be limited to 600 visitors. The new regulations will have a direct impact on: Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain (not to be confused with the citadel itself). In order to enjoy your tour of the citadel and hike the additional mountains, you will need to purchase an extra entrance ticket to the ruins extending your time allowed inside. This means that Huayna Picchu tickets will go up from $35 per person to $75 per person All tours include the entrance to Machu Picchu but, in order, to hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, you will need to purchase an additional Machu Picchu entrance ticket with the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu permit, which will cost a total of $75 per person. These new regulations will come into effect starting January 1, 2019 and will apply towards all tours. If you have booked Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain with us and do not want to pay the higher fee, please contact us at: incadventours@gmail.com

These are new regulations that will take effect starting January of 2019, keep visiting our page and social sites for more information or updates on these regulations.

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