From$689USDPer person for 2 travellers
7 days,Cusco to Cusco

Discovering the wonders of Cusco, interacting with the locals, conquering the Lares Trek to Machu Picchu.

Price Options

  • From$779.00USD Per Adult for 1 traveler
  • From$689.00USD Per Adult for 2 travelers
  • From$679.00USD Per Adult for 3 travelers

Avoid the crowds on this independent adventure and head off the beaten track! The challenging Lares Trek is a great alternative to the Inca Trail, offering opportunities for insight into rural Andean life as the trail passes through very remote mountain communities, allowing hikers learn about the Inca’s fascinating culture. Sandwich it between charming colonial Cusco and magical Machu Picchu and you couldn't ask for a more complete Incan experience.

What's Included

  • 3-day Lares Trek with local guide and cooks. Guided tour of Machu Picchu. Arrival transfer
  • 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners. (Allow USD75-100 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (4 nts), camping (2 nts).
  • Train, bus, hiking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) in Cusco, specialist CEO on the hike, local guides
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Inca Trail & Lares Trek

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Day 1 Cusco

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Cusco (1B)

Free day to explore Cusco or relax. Take an optional Sacred Valley tour or indulge in active options like whitewater rafting, horseback riding or mountain biking.

Days 3-5 Lares Trek (3B,3L,2D)

3-day guided Lares trek to Ollantaytambo, then take the train to Aguas Calientes.

Day 6 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)

Guided tour of Machu Picchu. Optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco in the evening.

Day 7 Cusco (1B)

Depart at any time.

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