Day 1 CUSCO - QUISHUARANI (LARES) - 7 CATARATAS - CAMPSITE
We will pick you up from your
hotel located in the city of Cusco to go towards the Andean town of Calca at the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Once there, we have the last chance to
buy anything you think you might need.
We continue the tour by bus, for
2 more hours, until reach the Lares hot
springs, where you can take a nice bath and chill while you admire the
mountains around (optional). Have a well deserve rest and enjoy the healing
properties of these hot pool waters.
Then we are going to get the
starting point of the trekking Lares to
Machu Picchu. We will hike like one hour and a half until reach Quishuarani
(3,700 meters above sea level), to the lunch spot. Admire beautiful alpacas and
After lunch, we will visit the 7
waterfalls hiking around wonderful lakes until we will reach our campsite to spend the night. Dinner and
overnight. Distance traveled: 4.72 miles – Approximate time of walk: 4 hours.
Day 2 CAMPSITE - CONDOR PASS – CANCHA CANCHA
After a warm breakfast, the trek
will start along an uphill path until we reach the Condor Pass located at 4,800 meters above sea level. Taking a zig
zag path, we are going to make an offering to the mountains with coca leaves to
ask for protection. This place has wonderful views to the snowy Sahuasiray, and
you will see local flora and fauna such as vizcachas.
Going downhill for 1 hour and a
half, we are going to arrive to the lunch spot. You will admire beautiful
lagoons and wildlife in their habitat such as llamas and alpacas all over around. After a rest, the Lares trail to Machu Picchu continues
until we reach the community of Cancha
Cancha located at 3,800 meters above sea level. Our campsite is located in
Before the tea time, we will visit the local people to know their traditions.
Dinner and overnight. Distance traveled: 9.32 miles – Approximate time of walk:
Day 3 CANCHA CANCHA - HUARAN - OLLANTAYTAMBO - AGUAS CALIENTES
After breakfast, we will depart
at 07:30 am to go to the town of Huaran,
we are going downhill around incredible mountains until reach the high
altitude of 3,000 meters above sea level. You’ll feel how the weather changes,
and you will have the opportunity to see agricultural crops in corn, potatoes
Then, the transport will take
you to the town of Ollantaytambo in
a journey of 1 hour. Explore this magical Andean town with a walking tour
around one of the most beautiful towns in the Sacred Valley. If you wish, you
can take a tour to the Fortress of Ollantaytambo (optional). Enjoy a delicious
dinner at a local restaurant.
Later, a bus will take you to Ollantaytambo train station, to board
the train to Aguas Calientes in a trip of 2 hours. Upon arrival, we will go to
the hotel to spend the night. Distance traveled: 5.59 miles – Approximate time
of walk: 4 hours.
Day 4 AGUAS CALIENTES
– MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
Very early in the morning, we will take the tourist bus to
the entrance of Machu Picchu, and we
will finally be in one of the 7 wonders
of the world. Machu Picchu will be all yours because you will be the first
to arrive there.
Once there, if you are at the right time, you will enjoy the
sunrise and begin the guided tour of 2
hours, where you will learn each secret, each story and each fact about the
Inca citadel. We are going to visit Intiwatana, located on the top of Machu
After that, you can decide whether to climb the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountains
(optional). Feel the adrenaline climbing the steps of Huayna Picchu for 2 hours and get the best views of this incredible
We will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes, to then take
the train to Ollantaytambo where our transport will be waiting for you to drop
you off at your hotel located in the city