Embark on a beautiful 2 day trek through the Lares Valley as you move through traditional native communities where you can see how these populations survive & thrive using local resources.
Day 1 - Cusco - Lares Hot Springs - Huacahuasi
Setting off from Cusco at 6 am, you'll weave through the mountain routes of the sacred valley towards Lares arriving in time for some lunch.
After lunch you'll begin trekking from the 'Bano Termales' of Lares & following an old Inca trail along the Rio Huacahuasi. The rustic towns and children help you along the way.
On arriving in Huacahuasi you'll overnight, in this welcoming Quechuan valley town, with the local community.
Meals included: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 - Huacahuasi - Ipsaycocha - Patacchanta - Cusco
On leaving Huacahuasi the route weaves through more local 'poblados', with
glimpses of the Apu Pitusiray Nevada always in the background. Potatoes being
cooked using traditional methods out in the open countryside.
Herds of Llamas graze the slopes with valley girls shepherding them high on the mountainsides. Quechua is the native language in these parts of the Andes.
Passing 4,800m the descent then weaves via Ipsaycocha lake, winding down the
valley below heading towards Pataccancha. Crop fields here are being harvested
by local families.
Pathways carved into the hillsides show the way down to Pataccancha where dinner will be prepared.
From here, it's either onwards to Machu Picchu or a drive back to Cusco late on the last evening caps a great couple of days.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
We can help design your whole stay, all treks and tours can be fully customized.
Does not include:
Must have a moderate fitness level. The minimum age limit is 18 years old, but can be reviewed on a case by case basis.