Lares Trek 4 days with Panoramic Train

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The Lares Trek takes you far off the beaten track to where you can meet and interact with members of traditional Andean communities, visit local schools, hot springs, and walk along with llamas and alpacas. This is a perfect trip to experience our rich history and culture of our country. During the Lares Trek, we will see more nature, lakes, birds and is one of the less crowded routes as well, this tour is perfect for couples, family, honeymooners, and solo travelers to join a nice fun group of travelers. Why book with TreXperience • Book with Confidence and Flexibility • Visit the natural hot springs of Lares. • Explore the Salineras of Maras and Ollantaytambo • Panoramic trains to return (Vistadome or 360°) • Support social projects in the villages we visit

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Lares Hot Springs

We will start from your hotel around 5:30 am (depending on your location) and drive to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where we stop at the local market to later continue to the famous Lares thermo-medicinal baths – arriving at approximately 8:00 am. We will jump straight into the medicinal pools - all of which are set at different temperatures. The water is great for your bones, muscles, stress, and headaches and therefore this is the perfect way to prepare for your TreXperience! After breakfast, we will start our 2-hour trek uphill until we reach Kiswarani village. Our lunch places. It’s then another 2-hour walk to our campsite, located on the bank of a beautiful blue lake at (3750 m/ 1230 ft). On reaching our campsite your tents and a hot cup of tea will be waiting for you. This is a perfect place to relax, stargaze. • Campsite Altitude: 3750m/ 1230ft • Distance: 9 km/5.5 miles • Duration: 4 hours • Meals: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner • Accommodation: Camping • Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 6 hour


Stop At: Lares Trek

We will wake you up bright and early with a hot cup of coffee or cocoa tea in your tent and prepare for our most challenging day, After breakfast, it is a 4-hour hike uphill to Condor Pass (4700 m / 15354 ft) – at the summit, we will take time to explore to later start over a 3-hour descent through the breathtaking scenery. Our campsite is located at Cancha Cancha (3750 m / 12 303 ft) - the only village in the Lares Valley that is completely isolated from any modern technology. This includes no drainage system, electricity, computers, internet connection, or cellphone service. Here they speak only Quechua - the ancient language spoken by the Incas. By the evening our chef will have prepared dinner for us to enjoy together before a well-earned night's rest. • Campsite Altitude: 3750 m / 12303 ft • Highest altitude: 4700 m / 15354 ft • Distance: 16 km/ 9.9 miles • Duration: 7 hours • Meals: Breakfast, snacks, lunch & dinner • Accommodation: Camping • Difficulty: Moderate to challenging

Duration: 8 hour


Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

Today we will wake up with a cup of coffee or tea again in a beautiful village surrounded by llamas and alpacas. After breakfast, we will begin our 4-hour trek downhill. Our TreXperience concludes in a small town called Huaran (2700 m / 8856 ft), and from here a private bus will drive us to Ollantaytambo; “Last Living Incan City”. Or as it is sometimes known; “World Capital of the Native American”. We will take some time to explore these ancient streets and the water channel that has been in use since Inca time. We will have dinner in a local restaurant in Ollantaytambo before catching the 7:00 pm train to Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the night in a hotel. • Campsite Altitude: 2700m / 8856 ft • Highest altitude: 3,750 m / 12,303 ft • Distance: 12 km / 7.4 miles • Duration: 4 hours • Meals: Breakfast, snacks, lunch & dinner • Accommodation: Hotel

Duration: 5 hour


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On our final day, we have to get up very early to prepare for the highlight of your TreXperience, visiting Machu Picchu - the Lost City of the Incas. On a clear day, you can watch the spectacular sunrise over Machu Picchu. This is truly an unforgettable sight. Your guide will take you on a 2 to 3-hour comprehensive tour of the city before leaving you in Machu Picchu to explore on your own or climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (tickets must be booked as far in advance as possible). Your guide will explain how to take the bus from Machu Picchu back to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not included) and then take the Vistadome Panoramic train and bus back to Cusco. The TreXperience Team will meet you off the train and return you safely to your hotel. • Duration: 2 - 3 hours • Meals: Breakfast (hotel) • Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 4 hour
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