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$747*
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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu: 4 Days, 3 Nights
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$640*
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4-Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

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it was something spectacular

we were here in december and there was only feeble rains that did not interrupted our trek, we were enjoying our vacations with a wonderful walk around the mountains and finally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
rosemary k
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were here in december and there was only feeble rains that did not interrupted our trek, we were enjoying our vacations with a wonderful walk around the mountains and finally machupichu.

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Thank rosemary k
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I can only highly recommend Sam Travel for our trek ending in Machu Picchu. We had put this trip together at the last minute and so there were no Inca Trail permits available for our travel dates during the week of Thanksgiving. Sam Travel was able to book us for the Lares Trek for the days that worked for us,... More 

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Thank John S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We did the shorter trek w HENRRY VICTOR CHAHUA PINEDO (our Guide) and Elvis (our cook). The trek is difficult but they made the experience memorable. The scenery was breath taking, the accommodations were great, and the food was spectacular (5 course hot amazing meals while on the hike!). Having our knowledgeable guide throughout made the journey even better

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Thank amish s
Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

My 18 year-old daughter traveled alone to Peru where she was to meet a group of students for gap year travel to the rainforest. She arrived a week earlier than the group so she could do the trek to Machu Picchu. I did a lot of research on tours and ended up choosing SAM Travel, they answered all my questions... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We loved the Lares Trek. The trip was 4 days (3 nights), walking through agricultural valleys, mountain passes and highland lakes, and then exploring the Inca ruins at Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu. We travelled with Quechuas Expeditions, and our guide (Abel), chef (Aurelio) and horseman (Pablo) were fantastic. Our guide spoke five languages including Quechua, which is so important in... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Up to high and great adventures. Traveling with G Adventures on tour. It such a life time trip. I could love to do Inca Trails and i love Peru. If you are fit you should do it cause i heard only 1% of the world able to reach to The Summit!

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

We did the 4 day / 3 night lares trek. All of the staff (our guide was Jarek) were amazing and looked after all of our needs. The food was incredible. The only change is to make sure you pay extra for the hotel the third night because the hotel we were put in was gross and was not acceptable... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

All of us had originally wanted the Inca trail but couldnt get on it. We were so lucky that this trek chose us!!! The vistas are incredible. The climb is a bit higher and tougher than the Inca trail. Two nights in tents and meeting only locals along the way. An incredible journey. Physically and mentally challenging and worth every... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We couldn't get on the Machu Picchu trek which turned out to be a blessing. The Lares trek is more remote, more peaceful, harder and visually stunning. We were only a small group of 6 plus guides and horseman and the only people we saw during our 3 days were local villages in the mountains. This trip is one of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We were 5 family members and had a private tour. We slept for two nights in tents which our rangers build up in different places. The route is challenging but theres is enough of time to reach the different check points. Dueing the day, the weather was mostly sunny and warm but at night temperatures reached minus degrees so you... More 

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