Lares Machu Picchu Hike

Lares machu picchu hike, trek by the weavers village

Lares Machu Picchu Hike: leads by the native community of lares, in the lares valley, this this is a wonderful and unforgettable. Take this experience and be part in the lares trek machu picchu – lares machu picchu, The name comes from a small town called lares. so, the called lares trek to machu picchu is located in the north highlands of cusco city.

To discover all this villages and of course get machu picchu,  we have a nice program called lares trek machu picchu – lares machu picchu. We begin in the sacred valley of the incas  at the village huaran. from this site a peaceful ravine; in this trek you will have the opportunity to see straw thatched stone houses, surrounded by herds of llamas and alpacas, inside  this lares trek valley houses guinea pigs are part of attraction running loose.

The lares trek machu picchu – lares machu picchu takes place on a hidden valley that only few visitors had have visited, to see llama shepherding and weaving is part of the daily activity of its people wearing kind andalucian custom from the XXV century, this less-known lares valley trek.

This Hike combines amazing communities, glacier mountains, lagoons and impressive landscapes, with the best end “machu picchu”, also there is to enjoy its fabulous hot springs. The lares valley hike – lares machu picchu is unique came and discover it with us.

Lares Machu Picchu Hike Itinerary:


Day 01: Cusco – Lares – Waca Wasi. Our fantastic lares machu picchu trek, begins departure at 05:00, and drive our private transport through the sacred. After a brief stop to buy some fresh breads, and coca leafs we continue driving on a recently asphalted road, we reach the Chayña Pass at 4265m. From here the road descends into a valley and arrive to the village of lares, it is a typical colonial village, with a small church located in the main plaza, Drive for 10 more minutes up to hot springs (3100m) where you can take a bath.

After breakfast we will begin our trekking up the valley, which is very scenic, we pass through corn and potato fields, and small Andean settlements, then after about 1.5 hours of walk arrive in to a quiet river bank and stop for lunch.

After lunch we continue towards Waca Wasi, a charming village (3800m), community of llama and alpaca farmers, where we set up our camp. We´ll have the opportunity to meet llama herders, weavers and kids dressed in their colorful traditional clothing.

DAY 2: Waca Wasi – Millpo Lake: We leave in the early morning through Waca Wasi village, place where we observe people in their typical dress and continue with our brief ascent to the Huahuaqasa pass at 4398 meters before descending to Aroraycocha and Millpo lakes which are formed by the melt waters of the Pumahuanca and Capacsaya snow peaks.

This part of the lares trek to machu picchu / lares machu picchu is a spectacular, through the Urubamba Mountain Range, you will have ample opportunity to spot a number of Andean birds, including condors. Campsite

Day 03. – Mantanay camp – Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu Town “Aguas Calientes”: We start our day by a gentle downhill path to the sacred valley, the walk takes for about 3 hours, we pass through stands of native polylepis forest and finally we arrive into the famous Sacred Valley of the Incas. The trail ends at the charming tiny hamlet of Yanahuara (2800m) with its agricultural terraces sown with corn and irrigated by glacial water.

We have lunch to Yanahuara and then our private trek transport takes us for the short 20 minute drive to Ollantaytambo. We catch the afternoon Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes (departs about 03:30 pm), arriving there about 05:10pm. Check in to our hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner in a local restaurant.

Day 4: Machu Picchu Tour – Cusco: At 05:30 hrs, our guide will meet you at your hotel, then will escort you to the bus stop and take the 30 minutes bus to Machu Picchu. (Regarding the departure to machu picchu we are flexible, if you want a bit late departure, we can discus and do it a late departure).

Once arrived to the control, you will climb up to the viewpoint of machu picchu, and take your photos, after a brief machu picchu history background, our guide will take you to visit all the most important sectors.

After tour, you take shuttle bus back to town, and catch train back to ollantaytambo, where you will meet our driver, who will take you back to cusco city.


  • Private Transport from cusco to trail head.
  • English speaking professional guide (2 guides for groups over 10 people).
  • Muleteers and horses for equipment and food.
  • Camping equipment (tents, mattresses, dining tent, tables, stools).
  • complete meals during trek.
  • professional cook to will provide us excellent meals every day.
  • Horses to carry equipment and 14 pound of hikers stuff
  • Emergency Horse.
  • Entrance fee for the campgrounds.
  • Train from Ollanta to Machu Picchu “Nice panoramic train”
  • Hotel, with private bathroom, hot water and clean hotel,
  • Bus, up and down to machu picchu.
  • Machu Picchu fee.
  • Train From Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo.
  • Private transport pick up from Ollanta to Cusco.
  • First Aid kit and oxygen bottle.


  • Sleeping bag (the trek has one cold camp site).
  • Lunch in Machu Picchu.





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