From USD
Duration 4 days
Dificulty moderate
Type adventure


The tour from Lares to Machu Picchu is the perfect opportunity to meet with the wonderful nature and its landscapes, in this beautiful region you can meet and see Andean communities with houses made of stones and straw, natural lakes, incredible places, with animals such as llamas and alpacas, and enjoy the company of its people knowing a little of their traditions, customs and culture.



Pick up from your hotel at the coordinated time (if the hotel is near the main square of Cusco), otherwise we will coordinate a meeting point.


  • Spanish or English.


  • Day 1 – We will pick you up from your hotel at approximately 06:00 a.m. and drive to the town of Lares traveling through the Sacred Valley and making a stop in the town of Calca where we can visit the local market. Then we will continue our trip by car until we arrive to Lares, where we will start our hike at an altitude of 3,260 masl. Before we will enjoy the thermal baths, have lunch and then start walking for an average of 4 hours to the first camp which is at 3,880 masl. Passing through the village of Wacawasi.
  • Day 2 – We will have breakfast to be able to continue with the trip beginning an ascent for an average of 3 hours passing by Ipsaykassa at 4,450 masl. Geographical area of the puna. Then we descend for half an hour to the lagoon of Ipsaycocha where we can have lunch. Then, we will continue the hike to the second camp for an average of 2 hours and a half until we arrive to the town of Patacancha at 3,700 masl.
  • Day 3 – After breakfast, we travel by local car for 40 minutes to the village of Pallata, where we begin the ascent for 45 minutes approximately to the archaeological site of Pumamarca. We will continue walking for 3 hours following the ancient Inca trail passing by agricultural terraces, then we will descend passing by a road along the Patacancha River until we reach the town of Ollantaytambo. Where we will have lunch, rest and you can visit the main square of Ollantaytambo, and the Inca Qolqas (warehouses), later we will have dinner at a local restaurant and then take the train to the town of Aguas Calientes which takes an average of 2 hours, arriving at your hotel to rest.
  • Day 4 – After breakfast at the hotel, we will take the bus to Machu Picchu citadel for an average of 25 minutes to start the tour that will last 3 hours approximately, once the tour is over, we return to the town of Aguas Calientes, and in the afternoon we will take the train back to the town of Ollantaytambo and the bus to the city of Cusco until arriving at your hotel where the service will be terminated.


  • Transportation from the hotel to the starting point of the tour and return to the hotel in Cusco.
  • Entrance ticket to the thermal baths of Lares.
  • Entrance ticket Machu Picchu.
  • Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and return in tourist service.
  • Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Tents for 2 persons, designed for the trip.
  • Matra Therm-a-Rest inflatable mattress and pillow included in your tour.
  • One 8 kg duffle bag for personal belongings that will go on the horses.
  • Other camping equipment, such as kitchen tent, kitchen utensils kit, dining tent with table and chairs, and toilet tent.
  • Official tour guide in Spanish, English equipped and trained in first aid, with radio communication equipment.
  • Meals and snacks included during the trek starting with lunch on the first day and ending with breakfast on the last day at your hotel.
  • Horses/mules to carry all the equipment.


  • Breakfast on the first day.
  • Lunch on the last day in Aguas Calientes.
  • Sleeping bag or walking sticks (you can rent from us).
  • Tips for the guide, cook, and muleteer (optional).


  • Original passport.
  • Sleeping bag (optional rental at the agency).
  • Small backpack.
  • Walking sticks (optional rental at the agency).
  • Bathing suit (if you wish to enter the hot springs).
  • Sneakers or trekking shoes.
  • Sandals.
  • Rain coat and plastic rain poncho.
  • Comfortable and light clothing.
  • Warm clothing, hat and gloves for cold weather.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Sun block.
  • Sunglasses and hat.
  • Small towel.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Water bottle.


  • Machu Picchu Tour Services S.A.C. is an agency that operates its tours directly and also hires the services of other operating companies according to the type of service requested by the client, to ensure the best possible service. These service providers are independent of the company and have been previously approved, the company has no direct control over them.
  • The payment of the reservation of our tours implies acceptance of the terms and conditions detailed and covers our services and all participants in them.
  • The company will provide the passenger with all tickets and/or booking confirmations through the passenger’s e-mail address provided in the booking form.
  • The services provided through the company’s system are intangible, therefore if the passengers for any reason do not take the services on the scheduled date and time, they will be responsible for the total cost of these.
  • Situations beyond our control that cause the operation of our tours to not develop normally due to strikes, protests, political movements, in case of declaration of a state of emergency, border closures, accidents, flight cancellations, weather conditions, or any other public act beyond the control of the company, which could not be foreseen, possible solutions will be suggested to try to operate the scheduled program, however customers accept and acknowledge that the company has no responsibility for the non-provision of the services offered. Likewise, in these cases, the value of the contracted service will not be refundable.


  • The company is not responsible for cancellations made by the client 45 days or less before the start date of the contracted service, which will be penalized with 100% per passenger.
  • Failure to appear on the day and at the time indicated for the provision of the contracted service has a penalty of 100%.
  • If the client does not pay the total balance of the trip within the agreed time, there is no refund of 50% of the deposit paid for administrative expenses per passenger.
  • For any cancellation, by the client, between 70 and 45 days before the start date of the contracted service will be penalized with 50% of the value of the program per passenger.
  • For any cancellation, by the client, between 90 and 70 days before the start date of the contracted service, a penalty of US $ 25 will be applied for administrative expenses per passenger.
  • For any rescheduling, by the client, 45 days or less before the start date of the contracted service, the request will be accepted as long as the client has no outstanding balances to pay, and there is no fare difference for the new rescheduling date.
  • The clients accept that Machu Picchu Tour Services S.A.C. has no responsibility for the non-provision of the services offered in case of adverse weather conditions or natural disasters that cannot be foreseen. Likewise, it recognizes that there will be no responsibility in case of political movements, accidents, declaration of state of emergency, border closures, strikes or any other public act beyond the control of Machu Picchu Tour Services S.A.C. that could not be foreseen. In these cases, the value of the contracted service will not be refundable.
  • Refunds will only be effective when the client requests it more than 90 days before the start date of the contracted service or when the company is unable to provide the contracted service, in the latter case, the company will not pay more than 100% of the amount paid by the client. Refunds will be provided in a period of no less than 30 working days and no more than 120 working days, discounting transaction costs, if any.
  • In the event that the passenger does not decide to complete any of the contracted services, the difference will not be refundable.

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