DAY 1: Cusco – Lares Hot Spring – Quishuarany
Our pick-up will be from cusco city, either from the hotel or apartments, this pick-up will be early in the morning to go to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and the magical town, Lares with a time of 2 hours, until we reach the hot springs. hot water in the community of Lares. The thermal water is located in the Wakahuasi valley, from where the Lares river is born, in this valley is the magical thermal spring of clean water, for our inhabitants this sacred places, because many people take baths with the purpose of curing arthritis, pain back or simply a natural massage to stress. As soon as we arrive at the place we will have time to shower, enjoy a medicinal bath to relax for a moment before starting the hike to our destination, which is the Quishuarani community. This day our hiking will be 2 hours uphill enjoying the scenery offered by Mother Nature and its inhabitants of this place quishuarany, hey have local people, animals such as llamas, alpacas from the high Andean.
- Walking Distance: 10 km/ 6.2137 miles
- Elevation Camp: 3.850 /1.2631 ft
- Weather: Cold
DAY 2: Quishuarany – Pachacutec Pass – Cancha Cancha Village
This second day, we will wake up at 5:30 am to start trekking before the sun comes up. When you walk before the sun comes up, it will be cool for each one of you, it will be a great challenge for each one of our adventure travelers, who challenge this magnificent mountain, it is not Everest but you can feel the height area. A 3-hour tour to reach the highest point of our challenge, which is on the top of the Pachacutec mountain with an elevation of 4600 mt. Also with a wide view to all sides, to see the mountain of pitusiray with a height of 5200 mt. After enjoying the view, we will descend downhill with a time of 2 hours to reach our second camp called, Cancha Cancha community where we will spend the night under shooting stars, a place where constellations can be seen in space. Also throughout the walk our guide will show you the medicinal plants, which exist until now and are widely used by the inhabitants of the area, plants that are very good for kidneys, diabetes, liver and other plants that were an advanced medicine. by our ancestors quechuas or runas.
- Walking distance: 14 km / 8 miles
- High of the walk: 4600 mt / 15.01980 ft
- Lower walk: 3600 mt / 8118.11 ft
- Weather: cold and wing
DAY 3: Cancha Cancha Village – Huaran Salt Mine – Ollantaytambo – Machupicchu
Early in the morning our work staff will wake you up with a hot tea or coffee or chocolate as you wake up in your tents, there will be time to prepare your travel backpack or travel suitcase, at 6:30 am, we will have breakfast Healthy with fruits from the Sacred Valley of the Incas, either fruit salad or other healthy food for our health. After breakfast, we will walk downhill with a time of 1:30 to reach the sacred valley of the Incas, where we can appreciate the different products of the valley that are worked by local people of the valley, one of the most appreciated is white corn, large grain, fruits such as orange, pear, apple and avocado plants. Once arriving at the valley of the Incas, we will take our car to continue to the Urubamba valley, where we will pass through many agricultural sectors, we can also feel the climate of the sacred valley, with an estimated time of 1:00 hours to Urubamba and from there We will go uphill for about 30 minutes until we reach the salt mine in the community of Maras Moray. Our guide will be in charge of showing you the salt mine, where until now, it continues to be exploited by the population of maras and moray is the largest economy in the community for their family support. After the view to salt mines, we will drive our car to the town of Ollantaytambo with an approximate time of 40 minutes, to have a guided tour of the place, after that dinner before boarding the train to the citadel of Machu Picchu, where we will stay in a hotel in the same town. We will take the train at 7 pm to Aguas Calientes or Machupicchu town to rest and spend the night here.
- High Elevation: 3600 mt /11,811.02 ft
- Low Elevation: 2000 mt / 6,562 ft
- Distant To Walk: 9 km 6 miles
- Weather: Cold in the morning, During the day hot
DAY 4: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu Ruins – Cusco
Early in the morning you will have breakfast at your hotel before taking our tourist bus to the lost citadel of the Incas that is Machupicchu, With a time of 30 minutes for you at the control gate, here we can identify ourselves to do our guiding Machupicchu inca site. Our guide will be 3 hours maximum according to the rule of the government of Peru and local government rules, also our guide will be with you entire city of the Incas, then we will take a bus to go down to Aguas Calientes town, to have lunch and later board to the train return to Ollantaytambo and Cusco arrival time at your hotel will be 6:30 pm or 7:00 pm, this would be our plan for lares trek and machupicchu.
- Weather: warm in machupicchu