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Lares Trek
Travelers who want an alternative route to the famed Inca Trail can find the same scenic Peruvian landscapes, challenging paths and epic views on the popular Lares Trek. This well-known route is a bit shorter, but offers a more challenging climb for outdoor enthusiasts looking a less traditional route to Machu Picchu. 

In addition to incredible landscapes and lush hillside vegetation, Lares Trek hikers will likely cross paths with traditionally dressed Andean farmers and local villagers along this scenic trek. Old-school settlements offer overnight shelter and mountainside markets showcase handicrafts and handmade items in an environment that allows travelers a chance to interact with locals.

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The trek kicks off in the village of Lares, about 40 miles north of Cusco and 35 miles east of Machu Picchu. Travelers will need to transportation to start of the trail, which is about a five-hour trip from Lares.
Address: Lares, Peru
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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu Including Hot Springs

Get off the beaten path on your trip to Machu Picchu during this 4-day, 3-night trek along the rugged Lares trekking route. During your walk you’ll visit remote Andean villages like Cancha Cancha not reachable by roads, walking among stunning snow-capped peaks and beautiful alpine scenery. Finish your trip off with an early morning exploration of Machu Picchu, including a guided site tour. Your Lares trek also includes airport and hotel pickup, professional guide, bus and train transfers, two nights of camping and one night in a hotel, high-quality camping gear and a horseman and mules to help carry baggage.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$625.00
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4-Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu from Cusco

Get off the beaten path on your hike to Machu Picchu with this incredible 4-day, 3-night trip along the less-crowded Lares trekking route. This high-altitude trail offers an unforgettable opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of local Andean communities, set among the jaw-dropping scenery of the region’s rugged terrain. Meet local families, admire scenic vistas of glaciers and observe the area’s diverse wildlife. Cap it off with a visit to Machu Picchu, enjoying a 2-hour guided tour and time to wander on your own. Your Lares trekking experience also covers hotel pickup, two nights of camping and one night of hostel accommodations, a guide, bus and train transfers, entrance fees, three days of meals and snacks and horses to carry baggage.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$757.00
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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu: 4-Day Tour

The Lares Trek is a 4-day trek that follows a remote path through Andean villages to the Inca citadel, without the busy crowds of the Inca Trail. Hike through small villages with stone houses and take in the beautiful scenery as you pass through Wacahuasi, Wacawasi, Patacancha, and more towns on your way to Aguas Calientes to see the incredible Machu Picchu.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$587.00
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4-Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

Skip the tourist trail in Peru as you enjoy stunning scenery, visits to unspoiled Andean mountain communities and amazing ruins during this 4-day trek to Machu Picchu via the rugged Lares trekking route. Trek along the less-crowded Lares trail, enjoying visits to small Quechua mountain villages, gorgeous alpine lakes and views of majestic snow-covered peaks. Along the way you'll traverse high-altitude passes reaching nearly 14,000 feet (4,400m) and have a chance to visit the ancient Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo. Finish your trekking experience by catching the train to Aguas Calientes, ascending to the amazing Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in the morning to beat the crowds. This 4-day excursion includes all meals, accommodations, a guide, entrance fees and transfers.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$640.00
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Abra of Lares Biking Tour from Cusco

The Lares Pass (Abra of Lares) is an adventurous alternative to the Inca Trail, but the wild mountain pass can also be tackling by bike. This private full-day bike tour from Cusco will take you off the beaten track as you explore the mountains, canyons, and valleys; admire little-visited Inca ruins; pass through traditional Andean villages; and enjoy spectacular views over the Sacred Valley. Tour includes lunch, hotel pickup, and bike rental.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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US$325.00
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4-Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu from Cusco

Embark on a 4-day journey to fabled Machu Picchu along the Lares Trek and experience Peruvian life en route. Drive from Cusco and enjoy a cleanse in the thermal baths at Lares before setting out on foot. Over the next few days encounter women in traditional dress, learn about local weaving techniques and visit several mountain villages amid views of snow-capped peaks and ancient Inca ruins. Arrive at the famed citadel in the early morning for a guided tour, then have some time to discover Machu Picchu on your own.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$600.00
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7-Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu Group Service

Take the road less-traveled to Machu Picchu during this 7-day, 6-night hike along the rugged Lares trekking route. Make your trip set amidst the trail’s scenery of snow-capped peaks, high-altitude mountain passes and majestic alpine lakes. As you trek, stop to visit a series rustic local Quechua communities, learning about the traditions of their Inca ancestors. Finish your journey at the iconic Machu Picchu, with a guided exploration at sunrise and time to wander the site on your own. This incredible Lares trekking adventure also includes airport and hotel pickups, site entrance fees, bus and train transfers, three days of meals and snacks, accommodations, camping gear and porters and mules to carry gear.
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Duration: 7 days
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US$977.00
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4-Day: Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

Off the beaten path Lares trek. Affords wonderful panoramic views, shockingly blue lakes, the opportunity to experience rural Andean life up close and a final day at Machu Picchu. The Lares trek offers glimpses of an area where traditional Andean life continues to this day: centuries-old weaving and farming practices and traditional dress, plus the opportunity to participate in optional homestays with local families.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$999.00
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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu: 3-Night Tour

Avoid the crowded Inca Trail without sacrificing any of the spectacular views of the Peruvian countryside on this Lares trekking tour to Machu Picchu. Hike across beautiful mountain scenery like the Pumahuanca pass, taking in views of the Maras Salt Mines and stopping to visit local villages along the way—pack mules make for more pleasant hiking. On the last day of the hike, catch the sunrise over Machu Picchu before touring the iconic ruins with a guide and returning to Cusco.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$827.00
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Lares Trek and Machu Picchu 4-Day Tour

Spend a few days surrounded by the pure magic of the Andes in the Lares Trek Valley for a unique and spectacular experience. The most beautiful town, colorful, traditional and full of breath-taking landscapes can be found in the Valley of Lares. Lagoons appearing suddenly behind giant mountains, lamas and alpacas, guided by children or women with their colorful skirts and braids in their hair. This hike will leave you with unforgettably wonderful memories.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$565.00
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10-Day Semi-Private Tour: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Lares and Machu Picchu

Go on this semi-private classic adventure to the Incan Empire. Visit Cusco City "The Capital of the Incas", The Sacred Valley of the Incas and go trekking through the beautiful Lares mountains until you reach the Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu. While in Cusco you will participate in our Color your Journey Experience in order for you to get a more cultural experience in Cusco. While traveling with your tour guide, you will learn all about the Incan and Peruvian Culture, how it was in the past but also today.
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Duration: 10 days
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US$1,625.65
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Lares Trek 3-Night Tour to Machu Picchu

The Lares Valley is one of the most picturesque treks in the southern part of Cusco, home of many traditional weavers and farmers. People live day to day, growing and knitting what they eat and wear. Each day is paced with plenty of time to enjoy the scenery. The walk is a bit hard but it is incredibly rewarded with the landscape. You will have lunch alongside cascading waterfalls and appreciate the life of the Andean farmers sharing time with them.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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US$650.00
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4 Day - Lares Trek to Machu Picchu - Group Service

Get off the beaten path during your trip to Machu Picchu on this 4-day, 3-night trip on the Lares trekking route. Visit with local Andean communities and immerse yourself in stunning alpine scenery of lakes and valleys during the course of your trip. You’ll also have time to soak in some hot springs before enjoying a spectacular Machu Picchu visit on your final day. Your Lares trek also features professional guide, hotel pickup, bus and train transfers, three days of meals and snacks, camping gear and horsemen and mules to carry extra gear.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$786.00
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Lares Trek to Machupicchu 4-days

This is an excellent alternative trek that offers a perfect combination of traditional adventure trek and cultural immersion with the native communities.Taking you off the beaten track where participant can interact side-by-side with the families, local schools, majestic glaciers, blue lakes, waterfalls, llamas, and alpacas.Highlights • Free airport transfer when arrive and leave • Live history shows, yoga & meditation sessions • Spiritual ceremonies, hot showers, buffet service • Professional highly trained Local Tour Guides • Bath in thermo-medicinal springs of Lares • Meet the local villagers, visiting their houses • Visit the Salt Flats of Maras and Ollantaytambo • Watch the sunrise over the sacred city of Machu Picchu
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$640.00
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