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4 Days - From $735

 Cuzco, Little villages along the route

The Lares Trek is an excellent alternative to the Inca Trail. Taking you off the beaten track with visits to authentic Andean communities whilst being surrounded by stunning mountains, lakes and valleys this fabulous trek offers a real insight in to the lives of the people of Cusco as it once was.

Useful Information

  • Starting Altitude – 2800m / 9186ft.
  • Highest Altitude – 4780m / 15,682ft.
  • Walking Distance – 34km / 21 miles
  • Longest Day – Day 1, approximately 14km / 8.7 miles
  • Coldest Night – Day 1 around 0º Celsius
  • Overall Difficulty – Moderate

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Your itinerary

  • DAY 1

  • Lares Trek: We include your transfer to the starting place where the trek begins. We will hike about 6 hrs. a day. All meals, camping equipment and camping mats are included during the 4 days. Sleeping bags, trekking poles and personal porters are NOT included and are available upon request. The Inca trails and treks are rated number two out of 100 treks for the most colorful interesting indigenous people, culture, history, and beautiful and unique mountain scenery. An outstanding Inca Trail alternative is the Lares Trek if you seek a unique enchanting insight into the tradition and culture of Andean life – off the normal beaten path. You may encounter the Andes locals including adorable children and people in their traditional dress of very colorful handwoven cloth. Visit secluded farms and ancient townships and you may see a variety of animals including mountain sheep, high altitude goats, and alpaca llamas on this trek.
    Meals: B,L,D.
  • DAY 2

  • Lares Trek – Arurayccocha.
    Meals: B,L,D.
  • DAY 3

  • Lares Trek – AguasCalientes.
    Meals: B, L.
  • DAY 4

  • Machu Picchu Tour: We will visit main areas of the Inca Citadel such as ritual baths, the Palace of the Princess, the main Fountain and the Temple of the Sun. Later, train back to Cuzco and transfer to your selected hotel.
    Meal: B.

Pricing & Accommodation

$735 per person


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Things to Know

  • Sleeping bags and trekking poles are available upon request
  • This tour is fully customizable
  • This tour has daily departures, take it whenever you want!
  • Hotel nights in Cuzco city NOT included.


  • Tours and transfers
  • Accredited tour guides
  • Train to/from Machu Picchu
  • Camping equipment and all meals during the trek
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personalized service through our 24/7 Help line


  Fernando, queríamos saludarte y felicitarte por la magnífica organización de nuestro viaje. Todo ha ido fenomenal. Nos encantó Peru, la comida, la gente, todo. Tenemos muy buen recuerdos de ahí y fotos estupendas. Seguro los paisajes más bonitos que hemos visto en nuestras vidas!! In...

Marta & Ricardo



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