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Private 3 Days Lares Community Trek

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What to Expect

Day 1: Cusco - Pisac - Quisharani

Stop At: Pisac Archaeological Park, Pisac 08105, Peru
We depart Cusco in the morning and drive to Pisac, where we tour the ruins perched high above the Sacred Valley.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pisac Market, Central Plaza, Pisac Peru
We'll also visit the local artisan’s market and have lunch in the charming Main Square.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lares Trek, 08000 Peru
We continue through the Sacred Valley and climb by vehicle into the Cordillera Vilcanota. We have a short acclimatization hike to the village of Quishuarani, our first campsite.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Campsite in Quishuarani

Day 2: Quisharani - Cancha Cancha

Stop At: Lares Trek, 08000 Peru
Distance: 13.5K / 8 miles
Approximate walking time: 8 hours

Following the trail out of Quishuarani community, we climb past a series of cascading waterfalls and lagoons. An original Inca stone path leads us steeply up the ridge to Pachaqutec pass (4700m.), the highest point on our trek. Close to the top, we enjoy spectacular views of the snow-covered peaks of Pitusiray (5750m.) and Chicon (5530m.). The trail leads down into the opposite corridor to the brilliant glacial lakes of Suirococha and Yuraccocha. Here we can see several bird species, including Andean Ibis and Andean geese. Descending further, we begin to see the thatched-roof stone houses and corrals of Cancha Cancha community, our last camp site.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Campsite in Cancha Cancha

Day 3: Cancha Cancha to Huaran to Cusco

Stop At: Lares Trek, 08000 Peru
Today our hike follows the Cancha Cancha River down into a fertile green valley replete with flowers, plants, and birds of the region. After a gentle descent of approximately 3-4 hours, we reach the village of Huaran where we have lunch before driving to Ollantaytambo.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru
Once arrived in Ollantaytambo we'll visit the arqueological site.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ollantaytambo Village, Pueblito DE Rumira a 2.5km DE Ollantaytambo Trayecto Hacia, Camino Incaico, Ollantaytambo 08675, Peru
During our time in Ollantaytambo we'll also stroll through the village. Afterwards we'll drive back to Cusco.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Travellers are picked up from their hotels/hostels/AirBnB in the city center. If the accomodation is far outside the centre, the meeting point will be in the center. There will be a briefing the day before departure.
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8/1/2019 - 10/8/2021Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:30 AM
3 days
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Transportation to trailhead
  • Transportation back to Cusco or Ollantaytambo
  • Guided tour of Pisac Market or ruins
  • Drinking water during trek; Hot water for washing in the morning
  • High quality, double-occupancy tents and equipment; camping mattress
  • Duffle Bag (personal baggage; carried by pack animals)
  • Pack animals (horses and llamas) to carry baggage and equipment
  • Emergency horse(s) for riding in case of illness or injury
  • First aid kit and oxygen tank
  • Entrance fee to the arqueological sites of Ollantaytambo and Pisac
  • Entry/Admission - Pisac Archaeological Park
  • Entry/Admission - Lares Trek
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
  • Walking poles
  • Sleeping bag
  • Breakfast Day 1 /Dinner Day 3/ Lunch and Dinner on Day 4
  • Tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
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