Peru Cusco Tours

LARES TREK TO MACHU PICCHU 4 DAYS

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Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Cusco Hotel - Lares Hot Springs - Wacahuasi.
  • Day 2: Wacahuasi - Ipsaycocha - Patacancha.
  • Day 3: Patacancha - Willoq - Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu Town.
  • Day 4: Machu Picchu - Cusco.

Util Information

  • Starting Altitude - 3,200m / 10,498ft.
  • Highest Altitude - 4,450m / 14,599ft.
  • Walking Distance - 34 km / 21.12 miles.
  • Longest Day - Day 2, approximately 13 km/8.07 miles.
  • Coldest Night - Day 2 around 2º celsius
  • Overall Difficulty - Moderate.

DAY 1: CUSCO - LARES HOT SPRINGS - WACAHUASI.

We will pick you up from your hotel at approximately 5 am and then head to the town of Lares passing by the beautiful Inca sacred valley, after an hour driving we will reach the district of Calca (2,940 m.), where we will stop for a moment To stretch our legs, acquire what we lack in their small stores or have a moment of relaxation.
Finally, after a trip of approximately 4 hours we will arrive to Lares (3,200 m.) Where we will meet the rest of the team (muleteers and horses) and visit their thermal baths. After lunch we will start the trek for 4 hours to Wacahuasi (3,750 m), place of our first camp.

DAY 2: WACAHUASI - IPSAYCOCHA - PATACANCHA.

We will get up very early and take our delicious breakfast to gradually ascend through a beautiful landscape with beautiful herds of llamas and alpacas. After 2 and a half hours we will arrive at the pass of Ipsayccasa (4,450 m.) With its impressive views of the snowy Veronica (5,750 m.) And the mountain chain that surrounds it. Then we will descend to Lake Ipsaycocha (4, 350 m.) Which hosts Andean birds such as Andean goose, Andean ibis and other types of water birds that live in the area. Here we will rest and have lunch. Then we continue descending to the town of Patacancha (3,750 m.) Which is a beautiful Andean village that produces Andean textiles and keeps its traditional clothes.

DAY 3: PATACANCHA - WILLOQ - OLLANTAYTAMBO - Machu Picchu PUEBLO.

After breakfast we will continue our walk to the small town of Willoq which is characterized by still conserving native customs of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. During this journey we will also pass through the archaeological centers of Qochapata and Pumamarca.
Approximately 2:00 pm we will arrive at the town of Ollantaytambo, after lunch we will have free time until 7:30 pm then board the train to Machu Picchu pueblo, where we will spend the last night in a lodging with private bathroom and hot water.

DAY 4: MACHU PICCHU - MACHU PICCHU PUEBLO - CUSCO

We will get up early in the morning to begin our ascent to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu which we can do walking or taking the buses that go from the city of Machu Picchu to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. Once we have entered Machu Picchu we will have a guided tour for approximately 2 hours, then we will have time to explore the archaeological center on our own and take souvenir photos.
Finally, we must all be at the train station of Machu Picchu Pueblo at 18:00 with all our belongings to board the train that will take us back to Ollantaytambo where our private transport will be waiting for us to make the return trip to Cusco.

what is included?

  • Information about the tour before you depart.
  • Private transportation for transfers Hotel - Calca - Lares.
  • Pack animals to carry tents, cooking equipment and food (from day 1 to day 3).
  • 1 emergency horse every 8 people.
  • Professional expert guide in English / Spanish.
  • Train ticket (Expedition service round trip).
  • Bus tickets Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu (one-way).
  • Entrance tickets to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu.
  • Basic Hostal in Machu Picchu Pueblo.
  • Cook and cooking equipment.
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners more tea service daily for the first four days.
  • A cloth bag to avoid using plastic bags.
  • biodegradable soap.
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Oxygen bottle.
  • Personal tent for 2 people (tents for up to 4 people).
  • 1 daffor.
  • One blanket per person.
  • 1 small pillow.

what is not included?

  • Sleeping bags. Rent USD $ 6.00 per day.
  • Breakfast the first day.
  • Lunch on the last day of our trip (after a visit to Machu Picchu).
  • Entrance to the hot springs of Aguas Calientes.
  • Optional night in Aguas Calientes.
  • Travel Insurance.

Completely necessary

  • Original passport and ISIC card if you are a student and want to qualify for a discount.
  • Hiking shoes.
  • Warm Clothes.
  • Comfortable Trousers
  • T-shirts.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Insect repellant.
  • Camera.
  • Lantern with extra batteries.

IMPORTANT

Price includes up to 7 kilos of your personal belongings to be carried by the mules.

Discounts:
Student Discount: US$20 (Requires ISIC Card to qualify)
Under 18's Discount: US$20

Optional Extras:
Sleeping Bag US$30
Walking Pole US$12 
Inflatable Mattress US$25 
Single Tent Supplement US$35

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PRICE

Price:

$ 580.00

per person (Group Service)

PRIVATE SERVICE:

To open a NEW "FIXED DEPARTURES DATE IN A PRIVATE SERVICE" We only need 2 paxs
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WHAT IS THE ROUTE OF THE SUN?

Tourist bus Cusco Puno

It is the bus route between the cities of Cusco and Puno, which has as main characteristic, guided tours to each of the main attractions that this route has. Due to this feature, the bus tour becomes quite entertaining and comfortable.
The buses that travel this famous route depart daily, either from the city of Cusco to Puno or vice versa. If you take the bus from Cusco to Puno, the first stop will be in the picturesque and cozy town of Andahuaylillas to visit the Sistine Chapel of America (named for its beautiful murals, paintings of the Cusco school, its beautiful images and its magnificent works in wood), then visit the Inca Temple of Raqchi dedicated to the god Inca Wiracocha, built in Inca imperial style (finely carved stones) and has pre Inca and Inca constructions that were used as religious, administrative and monitoring center in the ancient Inca empire . Finally, we will go to the stone museum of Pucara in Puno to appreciate the works carved in stone found in the place and the beautiful landscapes that surround this beautiful village, in case you take the bus from Puno to Cusco, the first place to visit will be the Pucara lytic museum and then the other attractions of the route.

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WHY "PERU CUSCO TOURS"

  • 1

    We are a specialized company in cusco - Machu Picchu

    With over 5 years of experience and absolute dedication to the organization of travel packages in Cusco, our company had to innovate and improve all its processes to become a leader in tourism.

  • 2

    Delivery of your bus tickets at your hotel in Cusco.

    Do not worry about the subject of bus tickets, we will take your tickets to your hotel in Cusco, at no extra charge for shipping.

  • 3

    The best tourist guides, experts on the route.

    A group of dedicated professionals with extensive experience in organizing successful walks

  • 4

    24-hour assistance

    We are with you 24 hours a day to resolve any questions or queries you have about any topic you want to know. We are a company totally dedicated to the clients so your satisfaction is our priority.

  • 5

    100% committed to your satisfaction.

    We seek to continuously improve our services always looking for the best prices and providing the best attention to your requirements with the sole aim of guaranteeing your complete satisfaction.

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special offer: Salkantay 5 days.

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Group Service Prices
Price per person : US$ 380.00
Discounts:
Student Discount: US$20 (Requires ISIC Card to qualify)
Under 18's Discount: US$20
Optional Extras:

  • Sleeping Bag US$ 30
  • Walking Pole US$ 12
  • Inflatable Mattress US$ 25
  • Single Tent Supplement US$ 35
  • Extra 7kg of personal items US$ 70
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Full day tours

salkantay trekking to Machu Picchu

If you are looking for one day trips, we recommend taking the following tours:

  • Horse Riding in Sacsayhuaman.
  • Vinicunca Full Day.
  • Sacred Valley of the Incas. (Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros.
  • South Valley of Cusco: Beautiful views, History, Ancient Customs, Pre Inca and Inca's buildings..
  • Full Day Rafting in the Vilcanota.
  • Maras Moray tour.
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    10 tips to remember

    salkantay trekking to Machu Picchu
  • Allow enough time to acclimatize, the city of Cusco is located at 3500 masl.
  • Drink lots of water and always stay hydrated.
  • Take the time to get to know and enjoy the wonders of Cusco.
  • Don't be afraid to ask for help.
  • Spend some time meeting the locals.
  • Make sure you have the right clothes, the city of Cusco has two seasons well marked, season of droughts and rains.
  • It is not always low prices, but good service.
  • Respect the customs
  • Keep your sense of humour
  • Respect the rules of conservation of the attractions of the city.