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LARES TREK 4D / 3N

DURATION
04 Days - 03 Nights
GROUP
12 People
MAX. ALTITUDE
4350 m.s.n.m.
ACTIVITY
Hikking
PRICE
USD 500.00 / person

Description: LARES TREK 4D / 3N

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).

Tour Details

Tour Itinerary

DAY 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.

  • Distance: 5 kms.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

DAY 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.

  • Distance: 14 kms.
  • Difficulty: Medium - Difficult.

DAY 3: PACCHAYOC - 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.

  • Distance: 6 kms.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

DAY 4: MACHUPICCHU - 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.

Tour Prices

Number of People Price per Person
02 - 04 USD 550.00
05 - 08 USD 530.00
12 USD 500.00

Additional Items

Huayna Picchu: USD 75.00 / per person

Mountain of Colors: USD 75.00 / per person

Vistadome (one way): USD 75.00 / per person

Important Information

DO I NEED MY ORIGINAL PASSPORT FOR INCA ROAD AND ALTERNATE TREKS ?.

OF course!
You must bring your original passport and it is very important that it be the same number you sent us for reservation. The park guards verify the passports of the walkers every day 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 ask us to communicate immediately./ or bring both passports.

CAN I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER I HAVE PURCHASED THE TICKETS ?.

Fortunately NOT.
The Ministry of Culture does not allow any changes. In addition, tickets are not transferable or refundable. If you cancel the Tour, you will lose your deposit.

WHERE CAN I LEAVE MY BAGGAGE ?.

During the CAMINO INCA, TREK ALTERNAS OR TOURS A MACHUPICCHU Tour, your luggage can be left in the luggage store of your hotel in Cusco.

HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS DO YOU NEED TO EXPLORE?

At least 2 participants and the date does not matter. Inca Adventours is a direct tour operator and we do personalized service with small groups.

CAN I JOIN AS A SINGLE TRAVELER ?.

YES , as long as we have a trip that leaves that day. We have travelers traveling alone and they join our walks all the time. I would share accommodation with someone of the same sex and if you want to have only one hotel room, you can arrange it for an additional $ 25.00

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE MOUNTAIN HUAYNA PICCHU AND MACHUPICCHU MONTAÑA ?.

HUAYNA PICCHU: The hike to the top is approximately 45 minutes, along the narrow and steep Inca stairs. Once at the top, you can see the citadel of Machu Picchu and its surroundings. This is the famous peak at the bottom of every iconic photo of Machu Picchu. At the summit, Huayna Picchu is always a main topic in most of the Machu Picchu visitor lists, which means that you generally need to book months in advance. Only a certain number of people can walk this mountain every day.

Along this hike, you will see stunning views of the Machu Picchu ruins. The limited amount of tickets is a limit established by the Ministry of Culture in Cusco, not by INCA ADVENTOURS. This is completely out of our hands unfortunately. Tickets for this mountain are not transferable. If for a / or be suffering from vertigo or fear of height it is preferable not reserved is quite steep.

MACHUPICCHU MONTAÑA: The walk to its summit is approximately 1.30 hours. Once at the top, you get a much higher point of view, so you have an incredible view of the Machu Picchu Citadel and its surroundings. This hike is a great alternative to Huayna Picchu. Ideal for those who do not want the trouble to fight for a ticket, or who could not get one. Technically, the spaces for MOUNTAIN Machu Picchu are also limited to 400 per day, but they are rarely sold out. We simply need to reserve a space when we buy your entrance tickets. This hike is great because it will also take you high like Huayna Picchu, which offers excellent views. This hike has an easier inclination (it also makes it accessible to those who fear the heights of Huayna Picchu), but the road is much longer, which makes it equally challenging in its own way.

DO I NEED TO TAKE EXTRA MONEY TO TOUR OR WALK TO PERFORM ?.

Yes. This is very important !! We recommend that you bring 300 to 400 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 the Sacred Valley tour there are many places to buy gifts.

WILL WE INCLUDE WATER DURING THE TREK ?.

Yes. Please bring your own water container. In case of an excursion our team will provide boiled water in lunch places and camps.

IF I DECIDE TO CANCEL THE TOUR WILL I BE REFUNDED?

No. Our company has a no refund policy. All 50% deposits are not refundable or transferable. We understand that unexpected things happen that are beyond your control, but we cannot make exceptions. Since tickets are purchased and the group is already organized food and transportation paid.

HOW DO I BOOK FOR THE TOUR OR TREK ?.

Please fill in the form located in RESERVATIONS on the home page and you need to send a 50% deposit per person of the tour or trek you are going to make, through WESTER UNION , interbank transfers VISA or Paypal and send us to: incadventours@gmail.com or reservas@incadventours.com. You will have to add the 8% commission, At the time of making the deposit, once the information is received we will make the reservation and send you a confirmation email of the amount deposited and the invoice in addition to including the outstanding balance to be paid . Balance that will have to be canceled at the end of the briefing.

IS IT IMPORTANT TO ASSIST THE GUIDANCE BEFORE DOING HIKING ?.

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

DO YOU HAVE DISCOUNTS FOR STUDENTS OR MINORS?

Only in entrance ticket to machupicchu:

  • Students with a Student card: From 18 to 25 years old: US $ 30 Information required on the student card: name of the university, name of the student, photo of the student, expiration date, etc. A copy of the card is required at the time of reservation and government approval for the discount.
  • Under 18 years old: US $ 30 Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking.
  • Children under 11 years old: US $ 40 Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking.

NOTE:

If you do not cancel 50% of the balance you will not be able to make the tour or trek that I request.

Includes in the Tour

Includes

  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Transportation to Lares thermal baths.
  • Professional Bilingual Guide.
  • Camping equipment.
  • 03 breakfasts.
  • 03 Mondays.
  • 03 dinners.
  • Horses to transport food and utensils
  • Arriero for your trip.
  • Entrance to Salineras de Maras.
  • Entrance to Machupicchu.
  • Ollantaytambo Train - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation Ollantaytambo - Cusco ..
  • Lodging in Aguas Calientes.
  • Duffle bag for its 7 kilos.

Does not include

  • Entrance to Lares Thermal Baths (S /. 10.00 per person).
  • First breakfast and last lunch.
  • Expenses during the tour.
  • Bottle of water.
  • Canes, (you can rent with us).
  • Sleeping Bag, (you can rent with us).
  • Extra horse to ride.
  • Tips for the route staff.

We are a Guaranteed Agency

Incadventours

INCA ADVENTOURS is a 100% Cusco agency, (PERU) we are direct tour operators 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 walks are strictly organized by INCA ADVENTOURS and its professional team, our purpose is to provide a high quality service.
  • We are proud of our team because thanks to them, we are growing in a responsible way.
  • We only require a minimum of 2 travelers to start an excursion.
  • We have highly trained guides who have degrees in the area of ​​tourism and speak fluent English.
  • Fantastic organic food on all treks prepared by our professional chef.

INCA ADVENTOURS. It is a company that cares for orphaned children and parents of low income. Therefore book a trekking or tour with INCA ADVENTOURS.

Travel Requirements

What to bring?

  • Identification document. Original passport (the passport I use to book the tour).
  • A lightweight backpack of 25 - 40 liters. It will be easy to use throughout the trip. (The smaller the better, why? In Machupicchu you can use a backpack of maximum 30 liters).
  • Jacket or waterproof clothing, a rain poncho. (Waterproof equipment is very important in the Andes, the weather is constantly changing.
  • Extra Money in soles (For any type of emergency).
  • flashlight.
  • Repellent for mosquitoes.
  • Sunblock.
  • Trekking shoe.
  • Cap and sunglasses.
  • Bottle of water.

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