PACKAGE DETAILS | LARES VALLEY TREK
DAY 01 – CUSCO – LARES – LARES HOT SPRINGS – WUACA WASI
Our Willka travel personnel will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
We will stop briefly in the small village of Lares where we can buy some snacks for the road, and then we will continue via bus to the thermal baths where we will enjoy a tasty lunch and rest enjoying their warm medicinal thermal waters.
Following this relaxing break, we will begin the hike to the village of Wacawasi where we will spend our first night.
DAY 02 – WACA WASI – ABRA SIPSAY – PATACANCHA
We will wake up early to fuel up for this day of adventure.
From here we will continue our hike, which will be a tough one as we cross the highest point on the trail, the step of the Condor located approximately 4650 masl.
We will trek on to the beautiful place called Yanacocha where we will enjoy our lunch and a well-deserved rest.
During the afternoon we continue our hike to Patacancha where we will spend the night.
DAY 03 – PATACANCHA – WILLOQ – PUMAMARCA – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES.
For the third day, we will make our final hike to the village Willoq where we will be able to appreciate the typical life of the locals.
After, we will do a short hike through the village, approximately 2.5 hrs, before we ascend to our bus to take us to the traditional village of Ollantaytambo where we will have free time until the time of departure of our train.
Once we reach the town of Aguas Calientes via train, we will spend the night in preparation for Machu Picchu the next day.
DAY 04 – AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO.
We will wake up early in the morning to begin the ascent to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. We will visit the citadel for approximately 3 hrs. After, we will have free time before our return train takes us back to the town of Ollantaytambo, then catch our bus back to the city of Cusco.
WHAT TO BRING
- Backpack with rain shelter.
- Sleeping bag.
- Clothing for a warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
- Rain pants and lightweight pants.
- Rain poncho cold and sun hat.
- Trekking shoes.
- Slippers or sandals (for showers and hot springs).
- Woolen or synthetic sock sand a sweater.
- Long- and short-sleeved polo’s/T-Shirts.
- Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing
- tablets, toiletries, and toilet paper.
- Camera (wrapped in a plastic bag), a flashlight and batteries.
- Some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit.
- Original passport, original ISIC student card
- Extra money in soles (s/ 300.00 soles) emergency case and tips.
- Since the weather can be very cold and mostly, your clothes – once gotten wet – won’t dry at night. So take some clothes to change.
NOTE: See the Packing Lists page for more detailed information on what clothes and gear to bring on your hiking tour. The trip packet you receive when you contact us will have the most accurate clothing and gear list for the tour you’re interested in.
OPTIONAL AND RENTALS
Huayna Picchu Mountain:
If you want to climb Huayna Picchu, you have to add $25 per person, to book your spaces remember just 400 people can climb Huayna Picchu.
7:00am – 200 people
10:00am – 200 People
Machu Picchu Mountain:
If you want to climb Machu Picchu, you have to add $25 per person, to book your spaces.
remember just 400 people can climb Machu Picchu Montaña.
7:00am to 11:00am 200 people
Sleeping bag rent:
Price: USD $20.00 – 5 Days Hike.
Price: USD $15.00 – 4 Days Hike.
Our sleeping bags are –8ºC-comfort (0ºF) they are cleaned after every use
Extra Horse: USD $50.00
Personal horse and horsemen for riding or carrying extra personal belongings while on the trek.
Extra night in Aguas Calientes or Machupicchu:
Please let us know if you wish us to make the hotel booking and, in this case, your request
hotel category and accommodation, and the number of nights you wish us to book.