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The lares trek is an amazing 4-day and 3-night odyessy through the various local communities of the ancient Lares people. Cancha Cancha, Quiswarani, and Cuncani are just some of the many places that have preserved their heritage to this day. On this lares trek, you will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience, share, and learn from the local people while also having the chance to engage in homestays with them. After this unique and stimulating experience, you will visit one of the world’s most renowned wonders – Machu Picchu – for further exploration! This trek offers the perfect combination of culture, nature, and adventure!

This lares trek is one of a kind. You will get to explore the picturesque landscapes of this region, from the highlands to the lush valleys. On your journey, you’ll cross some incredible natural attractions such as glacial lakes and ancient Incan ruins. The Lares Trek is also an opportunity to observe amazing wildlife such as llamas, alpacas, and even Andean condors.

Throughout the trek, you’ll be accompanied by experienced guides who are passionate about their country’s cultural heritage and the environment.


Our Lares trek 4 days and 3 nights is guided professionally with a local crew

  • Duration                  : 4 Days/ 3 Nights
  • Tour type                  : Camping, adventure, and culture.
  • Accommodation      : 2 Nights Camping /1 Night Hotel **
  • Meals                       : 3 (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Walking distance     : 36 km / 22.3 miles
  • Minimum height      : 3,000 meters / 9,840 feet
  • Maximum height     : 4,700 meters / 15,419 feet
  • Temperature            : Minimum -5 °C (23 °F) / max. 24 °C (76 °F).
  • Physical difficulty     : Moderate, but challenging.

We know how important this vacation is for you, so we do not want you to have any doubts or questions before you take the trip to this unique wonder of the world. Therefore, your guide will meet with you at your hotel 1 or 2 days before departure, to review all previous information, personalized details and address any concerns or questions you may have.


We will leave the city of Cusco after picking you up from your hotel in our private transport service to go to the sacred valley and reach the beginning of Lares trek Huaran district (3,000 meters / 9,840 feet) located 1 1/2 hours from Cusco.  This is where we will meet our staff (porters and cooks), who come from the community of Cancha Cancha.  We will then begin our walk enjoying the views that nature offers us with a landscape rich in flora and fauna through native shrubs in the area, covering endemic bird varieties, and the capricious rock formations of the Urubamba range with a view of the sacred valley.  We will arrive at the community of Cancha Cancha (3,956 meters / 12,976 feet) where we will have the opportunity to observe the daily life of the locals in this community.

  • Meals: Snack, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: camping facilities.
  • Distance: 10 km / 6.2 miles.
  • Walking time: 5 to 6 hours.
  • Temperature: minimum -5 ° C (23 ° F) / max. 15 ° C (59 ° F).
  • Physical difficulty: Medium 3/5


We will begin Lares trek day 2 as soon as we finish breakfast and will gradually ascend towards Pachacuteq Pass (4,700 meters / 15,419 feet).  This will provide gorgeous views of the Puna region and the impressive Q’olque Cruz glacier (5,400 meters / 17,720 feet).  Along our journey we will see the grazing of llamas, alpacas and sheep that the country highland people herd to survive.  We will also be able to observe lagoons, snow-capped mountains and a lovely waterfall.  Finally, by the end of the day we will arrive at the beautiful Quiswarani camp (3,800 meters / 12,460 feet) where you can interact with warm indigenous people.

  • Meals: breakfast, water, snack, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: camping facilities.
  • Distance: 12 km / 7.2 miles.
  • Walking time: 8 to 9 hours.
  • Maximum height: 4,700 mt. / 15,419  ft.
  • Minimum height: 3,800 mt. / 12,460 ft.
  • Temperature: minimum -5 ° C (23 ° F) / max. 15 ° C (59 ° F).
  • Physical difficulty: challenge 5/5.


After breakfast we will start an uphill climb that will take approximately 2:30 hours.  This will put us at the summit of the Q’allaqasa Pass (4,400 meters / 14,430 feet) where we will be rewarded with a spectacular and unique view of the valleys and mountain ranges of the Urubamba.  After a break we will start our descent towards the community of Cuncani (3,800 meters / 12,460 feet).  During our decent we will see more herding along the way with hundreds of sheep, llamas and alpacas.  At the end of the hike we will take our vehicle to the Lares thermal medicinal baths (3,120 meters / 10, 2660 feet) where we will soak in the hot water as a reward after a hard days walk.  We will also enjoy lunch before getting started again.  After being totally relaxed, we will ride our private transport for 3 hours back to the town of Ollantaytambo (2,792 mt. / 9,158 ft) where we will have dinner.  After dinner, we will take the train to the town of Aguas Calientes for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Upon arrival we will go to the hotel for our accommodation and rest.

  • Meals: breakfast, water, snack, lunch, coffee break and dinner
  • Accommodation: camping facilities
  • Distance: 11 km / 7 miles
  • Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
  • Maximum height: 4,400 meters / 14,430 feet
  • Minimum height: 3,800 mt. / 12,460 feet
  • Temperature: minimum 0 ° C (23 ° F) min and 18 ° C (59 ° F) max.
  • Physical difficulty: moderate 3/5


After a pleasant breakfast at your hotel, your guide will pick you up to take you by bus to the citadel of Machupicchu and watch the sunrise and take advantage of the tranquility and the pure air during the sunrise. You will have a guided tour for approximately 2 hours, during which you will visit the most important places of the winding citadel.

Afterwards, board the bus back down to Aguas Calientes town, and then board the train. Trains usually leave in the afternoon between 14:55 - 18:20 hours depending on the reservation availability train service EXPEDITION. Then you will return to Ollantaytambo station. Of course, our private transportation will be waiting at the stations to take you back to your hotel in Cusco. The return trip from the Aguas calientes town to Cusco the city is about 4 hours.

  • Meals: breakfast
  • Temperature: minimum 8 ° C (46.4 ° F) / max. 26 ° C (78.8 ° F)

Lares trek 4 day Maplares trek 4 day


  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Entrance to the Lares thermal baths (optional)
  • Entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu citadel
  • Hotel ** (3th night) in a double room
  • Bus service Aguas calientes - Machupicchu (round-trip)
  • Train service Expedition (round trip)
  • Food : 3 ( lunches, dinners and breakfasts)
  • Boiled cold water along the walk (after each meal). You will only bring the first day until lunch
  • Mattress (sponge)
  • Camping Tents (accommodation for 2 people)
  • Transportation of your personal belongings along the trek 8 kg/17.6 pounds
  • All transport service 
  • Oxygen tank


  • Huaynapicchu mountain
  • Machu picchu Mountain
  • 1st breakfast and 4th day lunch
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented from the company)
  • Inflatable mattress (can be rented from the company)
  • Walking sticks (can be rented from the company)
  • Pillow
  • Tips for the guide and support staff


  • Original passport (the same one that you used to make the reservation)
  • Backpack (must be very comfortable to carry all your belongings during the day)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping Bag Liner
  • Silicone earplugs
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Extra Flip flops or river shoes
  • Rainwear or rain poncho
  • Outerwear for the nights like a jacket, scarf, gloves and a woolly cap
  • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses
  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Light clothing
  • Trekking pants
  • Shirts or t-shirts (we recommend long sleeved) preferably quick-dry or regular cotton
  • Head lamp
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Quick-Drying Travel Towel
  • Personal medication
  • Walking stick with rubber bands on the tip
  • Reusable water bottle or CamelBak water bladder
  • Hand sanitizer gel
  • Toilet paper
  • Extra money

Group service

$ 650.00 US per person

Private Service

  • 02 Hikers: $800.00 USD per person
  • 03 Hikers: $750.00 USD per person
  • 04 Hikers: $700.00 USD per person
  • 05 Hikers +: $650.00 USD per person


Students: $ 25.00 US

Applied for people who have valid UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD.

Under 17 years old: $ 25.00 US

Please send all the information to info@allynpachacusco.com


  • Huayna Picchu Mountain: US $ 75 per person
  • Machu Picchu Mountain: US $ 70 per person
  • Vistadome Train service (upgraded): $ 25 USD

Equipment rental

  • Walking stick (1 pair):   $ 20.00 USD
  • Sleeping bag:                  $ 25.00 USD
  • Inflatable mattress:       $ 20.00 USD

Support staff service

  • Emergency Horseback riding:  $ 80.00 USD

Note: Remember that you will have included transport of your personal belongings 8 kg/17.6 pounds



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Allyn Pacha Cusco