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PRICE TOUR

LARES TREK TO MACHU PICCHU 4D/3N

inca trail
Contries: stay: Peru

OVERVIEW
If you are looking for the local experience and panoramic views then the Lares Trek is one of the
best options !!
Our travelers will have an extraordinary experience passing through breathtaking scenery along
small towns and finishing off in the thermal waters of Lares taking a break to relax.

Day 1: Cusco – Pumahuanca – Puyoc campsite
Day 2: Puyoc – Yanacocha – Cuncani camp site
Day 3: Cuncani – Lares town

Day 4: Machu Picchu & back to Cusco

ITINERARY
Day 1: Cusco – Pumahuanca – Puyoc campsite
We will pick you up at 4:30 am and drive to the town of Pumahuanca where we will have
breakfast. During the trek, we will meet some of our locals including the local muleteers
who will accompany us on this wonderful trip. Whilst the walk is about 3 hours, we get the
chance see the beautiful valleys and also meet local families and interact with them.
After lunch, we continue to climb up for 3 hours until we reach the Puyoc campsite. Be
sure to bring warm gear as sometime the temperature can reache to 0 degrees.
Day 2: Puyoc – Yanacocha – Cuncani camp site
Today is the longest day of the hike where we will climb to the top for 3 hours and a half.
Be ready to have your camera ready to take many photos of this majestic and unique site.
From there, we descend for another 3 hours to reach a lunch point.
Once we have finished lunch, we will continue on walking for 2 hours and a half until we
reach the thermal springs of Lares to relax our muscles in the hot springs.
Day 3: Cuncani – Lares town
Today will be a relaxing day where you will have the opportunity to taste a typical and
common drink of the Incas, Chicha.
On return we will have the last lunch with our team of Machu Picchu Tours. From there,
you will continue the rest of the trip with our guide to the town of Ollantaytambo (3hrs
driving) and then we take the train to Aguas Calientes (town near Machu Picchu) to
overnight in a 3 star hotel.
Day 4: Machu Picchu & back to Cusco
Today we hop on a bus and make the journey (30 minutes drive approx.) to the citadel of
Machu Picchu. Our guide will welcome you with a 2 hour guided tour and take you to the
most important temples and enclosures Machu Picchu has to offer. After the tour, you will
have free time to explore the citadel on your own.
In the afternoon, we will be departing Aguas Calientes to board the train at 2:30pm
(depending on availability) and arrive to Cusco at roughly 7:00 p.m.
USEFUL INFORMATION

 Level of difficulty: Moderate difficult
 Highest Altitude – 4780m / 15,682ft.
 Walking Distance – 34km / 21 miles
 Coldest Night – Day 1 around 0º celsius
 Accomodation – 3 Star Hotel (on Day 3)
 Weather – dry from May to October, wet from November to April
 To climb Huayna Picchu mountain you need to book in advance.
 Acclimatization is Recommended
INCLUSIONS
Includes
 Pick-up from your Hotel
 Professional Tour Leader
 Chef
 Entrance to Lares hot springs
 Mules to carry cooking and camping equipment plus 6kg of your personal items.
 Transportation by bus to Pumahuanca and from Lares to Ollantaytambo
 Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
 Return transportation by train and bus to Cusco
 Water (excluding the first 4 hours of the trek )
 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Afternoon Snacks and 3 Dinners. If you have a dietary request
such as vegetarian food please let us know.
 2 man tent for every 2 trekkers
 3 Star Hotel on Day 3
 Sleeping mattress
 Oxygen bottle
 First aid kit
 Entrance to Machu Picchu
 Return bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes

Does Not Include
• Wayna Picchu Entrance
• Sleeping bag: Us$20
• Inflatable Air Mattress Us$15
• Walking sticks Us$8
• Single supplement fee Us$ 35
• Lunch and dinner on the last day are not included
• Entrace to Huayna Picchu.
• Tips for your crew
• Travel insurance
Things we highly recommend packing for the trek:

• Original Passport
• Student card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
• Daypack, warm clothes (scarf, sweaters, gloves)
• Walking boots
• Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
• Warm jacket
• Hat and gloves
• T-shirts
• Comfortable Trousers
• Sun hat
• Sun cream
• Insect repellant
• Toiletries and hand sanitiser
• First aid + digestive meds, ibuprofen
• Camera and film
• Torch with spare batteries
• Sandals, bathing suit

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