Lares Trek Experience 8D/7N (Lima to Cuzco)
Live a real cultural experience through this Lares Trek adventure.
You will enjoy a decent amount of hiking and get some amazing views of the snow-capped mountains.
The main draw of the Lares Trek is hiking to remote Quechua villages where locals are dressed in their traditional clothes.
You will appreciate their unique way of living and how not much has changed in hundreds of years, before finishing your cultural experience with a guided tour of the amazing site of Machu Picchu.
- Hike to remote Quechua villages
- Interact with the local communities
- Enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped mountains
- Visit the archaeological site of Machu Picchu
Max group size:
- - 7 Nights in hostels, 3 or 4-star hotels and camping during the trek
- - Airport transfers, flights, train and bus transportation
- - 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
- - Active adventure and city exploration
- - Professional bilingual guide on trek and Machu Picchu tour
- - Briefing, entry fees, services during trek
Day 1: Lima, Peru
Welcome to Lima, the City of Kings.
Upon arrival to the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Once you have checked into the hotel, the remainder of your first day will be free.
Day 2: Lima - Cuzco, Peru
Enjoy the morning free to explore the city on your own.
In the afternoon, our driver will pick you up from your hotel’s foyer and will transfer you to the airport to take the flight towards the imperial city of Cuzco.
Day 3: Cuzco, Peru
Enjoy a free day in Cuzco to explore the city on your own.
Day 4: Cuzco - Wakawasi, Peru
Embark on your journey with a bus ride to Lares Town for a peek into local life where you will begin your 6-hour trek along a zigzagging ascent to the village of Wakawasi.
Enjoy encounters with friendly local families and spectacular views of glaciers and snow-capped mountains.
Day 5: Wakawasi - Patacancha, Peru
Enjoy a 4-hour trek to Patacancha town by crossing over the Ipsayccocha Pass.
Day 6: Patacancha - Aguas Calientes, Peru
Today you will walk another 4 hours to reach Ollantaytambo where you will have lunch and then hop on a train to Aguas Calientes.
Overnight in a hotel.
Day 7: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cuzco, Peru
Today’s the big day!
Marvel at Machu Picchu and explore this mysterious site with your guide.
You’ll then return to Cuzco after an unforgettable adventure!
Day 8: Cuzco, Peru
At the appropriate time, our driver will pick you up at your hotel and will transfer you to the airport to take your flight back to Lima.
Safe travels ahead!