.: Lares Valley :.
Length : 4 days / 3 nigths
Height : 3,500 m.s.n.m
Fate : Lares Valley
Season : All year
Recommendations: A small backpack, hats for the sun, camera and batteries, water bottle.
| DESCRIPTION |
On this trip we will hike for 5-7 hours per day, all the while at an altitude of about 2900m, where we will have impressive view points of the snowy mountains peaks and many beautiful lakes. We will camp close to communities in order to be able to observe and appreciate the art and the textile that is conserved by these communities. On this trip we will hike about 7 to 8 hours per day at an altitude of 2900 msnm, where we will have breathtaking views of different snow, as well as beautiful lakes. We will Camp in a community, where we can appreciate the art and textile, that is preserved in these places.
| ITINERARY |
Day 1: Cusco - Calca - Lares Hot Springs - Concany
We leave from Cusco early in the morning by bus and travel through the Sacred Valley arriving to Lares Hot Springs and seped the morning oaking in the medicinal Hot Springs, ofter Lunch we have two hours of trek to our Campsite.
Day 2: Concany - Ipsaycocha
After continuing up through the Valley, we arrive to the Community of Huacawasi. People here produce some of the finest weavings in Peru. Here we can observe their grat skills and brilliant techniques in the fabrication of the ponchos and other garments. Passing the village we begin climbing up to Condor Pass, the second of the trip at 4100m. From here we catch a stunning view of the renowned Mount Veronica. (5750m.) Descending gently for about one hour, we come to the beautiful Espsaycocha Lake, our last Campsite.
Day 3: Ipsaycocha - Patacancha - Huylloc - Pumamarka - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
After breakfast descending in to the valley, we aventually arrive to the community of willoc where we have a lunch, from here takes two hours to arrive to Pumamarka and enjoy the inca terraces, family we arrive to Ollantaytambo. Situated in a fertile river valley and sheltered by mammoth mountains, this ancient living museums in the world. This is a perfect place to appreciate the vast archeological remains and a wide variety of flowers and birds species the group take the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and spend there night in a confortable hostel.
Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Cusco
After an early breakfast, we’ll take the bus to Machu Picchu; we register and start on our 3 hour guided visit. After enjoying the remains, we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes where you will have free time to enjoy the town be fore we return to Cusco.