Cusco • Quishuarani (Lares) • Cuncani • Yanacocha • Wakawasi • Mantanay • Yanahuara • Aguas Calientes • Machu Picchu • Ollantaytambo • Cusco
4 D / 3 N
CUSCO – QUISHUARANI (LARES) – CUNCANI – YANACOCHA
At scheduled time, you will be picked up from your hotel by a representative of Yupi Adventure, then board a vehicle to take you to the community of Lares, through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, taking a detour through the town of Calca. The trip to Lares offers by the presence of interesting scenarios of the Andean peoples that exist in the route. We recommend bringing a camera always ready, as there are sections where the landscape presents views to remember. It will be ideal bringing some food for this trip, since the trip to the community of Lares takes about 3 hours. We recommend fruits and gifts for children of these villages, it is certain that we will find them welcoming us to the community of Quishuarani (3,700 masl), which is the starting point for the walk. Throughout the tour, we visit small Andean communities, spectacular landscapes and mountains, herds of llamas and alpacas, and have the company of peasants (people from local villages) in colorful traditional costumes. Carriers will have horses and the help of travel assistants. Begin the beautiful hike through the Andes with a gentle climb from 3,700 to 4,200 m, at which point you get to the lake called QueuñaCocha, where you can see Mount Sawasiray (5,400 m) and Colquhoun Cruz (5,600 meters) Here we will find a short climb, the more pronounced in the first tranche. Hualcacasa (4,400 meters), Mount Veronica (5,700 m, a sacred mountain to Apu in the Valley). It is frequent to see this in the high mountains, after which it descends for 30 minutes to reach the lunch place, located next to the picturesque “Seven Lakes”. After lunch, we will begin the descent, which will take about 30 minutes through community Cuncani. Then, little by little, for two hours, we will ascend the beautiful slopes in order to get to our second point, Qolqecasa (4,200 m). After 30 minutes of descent, find beautiful lakes and waterfalls, to finally arrive at approximately 16:30 pm at Yanacocha, where we will camp overnight.
Services: Overnight. (L, D)
YANACOCHA – WAKAWASI – MANTANAY
After breakfast, at 6.30 am, we will leave Yanacocha and gradually descend for about 2 hours to Chaqchapata (3,950 m).
Services: Overnight Camping. (B, L, D)
MANTANAY – YANAHUARA – AGUAS CALIENTES
Breakfast at hotel.
Services: Overnight Hotel. (B, L, D)
AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO
Very early, at 5:30 am, after the breakfast we will depart to experience a perfect visit to the ruins of Machu Picchu. You will need to leave early to avoid congestion with other groups of tourists and enjoy the spectacular view of sunrise over the mountains of Machu Picchu. To reach the ruins of Machu Picchu, it is necessary to take the local bus. This short bus ride takes only 20 minutes, and runs an unpaved track, very steep and winding through a jungle and mountain features stunning views. Finally, we arrive at Machu Picchu, where our guide will accompany us on a tour of the most important sectors of this beautiful citadel. In Machu Picchu we will go 2 hours with our guide and visit the agricultural area, consisting of sets of agricultural terraces, the urban area where the occupants lived and where some of the main civil and religious activities.
4 D / 3 N
- Lodging for 2 nights at camping + breakfast.
- Lodging for 1 nights at select hotels in Aguas Calientes + breakfast.
- Lares Trek 4 Days / 3 Nights in regular service.
- Expedition Train Mapi / Ollanta.
- Meals mentioned.
- Personalized assistance.
- Air tickets national and international.
- Travel insurance.
- Overweight in Luggage.
- Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
- Not specified meal.
- Personal charges.
- Other not specified.