Lares Trek 4 Days to Machu Picchu

Price from: $ 483.00 USD (See: Price List)

Lares Trek 4 Days to Machu Picchu

Price from: $ 483.00 USD (See: Price List)

Stunning 4 Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu – Choose an action-packed 4-day adventure and join us on an extraordinary trekking trip to the Lares Trek 4 Days near the Sacred Valley of the Incas!

Impressive 4 Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

The Lares Lares Trek 4 Days is the most spectacular route in the Andes from Cusco; the hike begins in Quishuarani and then ascends to the Condor Pass or Abra Pachacuteq. This outdoor hiking expedition includes campsites, a hotel in Aguas Calientes, an incredible hike through the Lares tourist circuit, and a magnificent guided tour of Machu Picchu.

Take an unforgettable 4-day trek in Peru’s stunning Lares Valley to explore ancient ruins and lush nature. See majestic mountains, glaciers, and lagoons on this incredible journey through history and natural wonders! Join us on a four-day trip to explore the spectacular Lares Valley of Peru! Enjoy guided tours, stay in rustic villages, and explore ancient Incan sites for an experience of a lifetime.

Live unexpected EXPERIENCES in the Andes that will never be repeated! Explore unique TOURS & HIKES with deep spiritual meaning. Connect with nature and awaken your senses to a new world, “Including meditation and ritual to Mother Nature with Coca leaves.”


Lares Trek 4 Days Overview 

Explore the breathtaking beauty of Peru’s highlands on a 4-day trek through the ancient Lares Valley and onto Machu Picchu!

Is the Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days right for me?


  • Day 1: Cusco – Kiswarani – Coyalay
  • Day 2: Coyalay – Condor Pass – Cancha Cancha
  • Day 3: Cancha Cancha – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 4: Machu Picchu – Cusco

Join us for a 4-Day Lares Trek through Peru’s spectacular Lares Valley region! Our experienced guides will lead you through lush scenery and high-altitude passes, culminating in beautiful views from the peaks.

Between the Lares Trek 4 Days vs. the Inca Trail: Choose the Lares Valley Trek to Machu Picchu!

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days Highlights

Why you will love this experience

  • Escape to Peru’s rural valleys for four days of exploration and adventure! Discover cultural treasures, spectacular scenery, and abundant wildlife on our 4-day Lares Valley trek.
  • Look at the weaver’s Way’ Lares Trek, a four-day adventure tour through the Peruvian Andes Mountains. The Itinerary includes visits to ancient Machu Picchu Inca ruins, hiking trails, and cultural activities.
  • Your 4-day Lares Trek experience is in the beautiful mountains of Lares, near the Sacred Valley and in the middle of the Andes Glaciers. You will get to explore some of the most breathtaking landscapes on earth!
  • Are you looking for a more extended trekking experience? The 4-day Lares Valley expedition is a perfect adventure! Visit ancient Incan ruins and discover secret valleys far from bustling cities.


Detailed Itinerary of Lares Trek 4 Days to Machu Picchu

Immerse yourself with KONDOR PATH TOURS in a 4-day Lares Trek that combines adventure, culture, and nature in Peru’s beautiful Lares Valley. Encounter archaeological sites, ancient civilizations, stunning glaciers, and more as you discover this unique landscape!

Lares Trek 4 Days: DAY 1

Travel by vehicle from Cusco to Lares – Initial hike from Kiswarani to Coyalay

At 05:30, we have the transfer service at the clients’ hotel to start the trip to the beginning of the Lares trekking. The Journey takes about 3 hours via Cusco towards the Sacred Valley, passing through the town of Calca; In Calca, we take another road to ascend towards the Andes de Lares until we reach Qiswarani, the “beginning of the walk.”

Our walk today is light and leisurely to adapt to the elevations of the Andes and take beautiful panoramic photos with unique details of the Lares environment. The hike begins in Quiswarani, passing through the spectacular seven mini waterfalls of Coyalay to climb the last section towards the top of the mini waterfalls and near the Coyalay lagoon.

TREK: A quiet day hike. The route takes hikers through two attractive weaving communities.
Let your heart take you away as you experience Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas in all its glory during our spectacular 4-day Lares Trek!

  • 05:30 am: Pick up time from the hotel and start of the vehicular trip to Lares
  • Private transfer service: From Cusco to the beginning of the trek, “Quishuarani.”
  • Explore – The ruins of Ancasmarca “During the trip.”
  • Walking distance: 10 km/ 6.21371 miles
  • Camp Elevation: Coyalay 3850 meters / 12631 feet.
  • Weather: It is hot during the day but cold at night, but the days can also be freezing!
  • Duration of the walk: 3 hours approximately
  • Trail Conditions: Rocky, dusty, and slippery.
  • Meals: Lunch, Snack, and Dinner.

Lares Trek 4 Days: DAY 2

Hike to the Pachacutec pass and descent to Cancha Cancha

Challenge yourself on the most strenuous day of the Lares Trek guided hike! Enjoy incredible views of the Abra Pachacutec or the Condor mountain pass. At the beginning of the walk, we border the Coyalay lagoon and then gradually ascend towards the top of the mountain, touring the beautiful landscapes of the Andes mountain range.

From the Condor pass, we head towards the domains of the Cancha Cancha valley with an impressive view of abundant herds of llamas and alpacas. During the entire walk between Coyalay and the Condor Pass to the Cancha Cancha camp, there are many irregular stones, so we recommend bringing a good pair of hiking poles.

HIKE: A challenging day to ascend the Pachacuteq Pass, also known as the Condor Pass; there are occasions when condors are seen flying over the Andes, looking for some alpacas.

  • Start time of the walk: 06:30
  • Walking distance: 14 km/08 miles
  • Highest elevation: Pachacuteq Pass at 4,400 meters (14,435 ft)
  • Elevation gain from Coyalay to the Condor pass: 830 meters / 2723 feet
  • Camp Elevation: Cancha Cancha 3750 meters/ 12,303 feet.
  • Climate: Cold and icy in sectors, definitely freezing at night.
  • Estimated duration of the walk: 07 hours
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner.

Lares Trek 4 Days: DAY 3

The last section of the hike is downhill until reaching Huaran – Travel by train to Aguas Calientes in the afternoon.

The hiking activities begin at 06:30 in the morning, taking the afternoon train to Machu Picchu Pueblo. The final walk runs through and descends along the side of the Cancha Cancha stream; we walk through beautiful landscapes of inter-Andean valleys with native forests that give a unique beauty to the tourist area of Lares.

In the town of Huaran, our tourist vehicle awaits us to travel to the Ollantaytambo train station “45-minute trip” In the afternoon, we board the train to enter the cloud forest of Machu Picchu.

TREKKING: The Huaran sector offers a gratifying view of the Andean valleys reaching the Sacred Valley. The hike is moderate to easy and enjoyable.

  • Starting time of hiking activities: 06:30
  • Last section to walk between Cancha Cancha and Huaran: 09 km / 6.2 miles
  • Weather: Cold in the morning, warm in the afternoon.
  • Estimated duration: 03 hours and a half approximately
  • Food: Wake up the tea; Coca tea, Breakfast, and Lunch.
  • Elevation at the end of the hike: Huaran city at 2700 meters / 8858 feet.
  • In Huaran, we board the tourist transport to the Ollantaytambo train station inside the Sacred Valley.
  • In the afternoon, Train Service: The Perurail company travels between Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu Pueblo “Aguas Calientes.”
  • Lodging: Aguas Calientes Overnight: Hotel 03 stars.
  • Elevation of Aguas Calientes: 2,000 meters / 6,562 feet.
Train service information: [Outbound Journey]
  • Train company: INCA RAIL
  • Service: OLLANTAYTAMBO to MACHU PICCHU “AGUAS CALIENTES” (1 hour and 40 minutes train ride)
  • Class: The Voyager 45
  • Departure: 16:36 
  • At Station: 16:06 – Otherwise, you may not be allowed to board.
  • Machu Picchu Pueblo Arrival: 18:09
HOTEL 03 stars “Organized by Kondor Path Tours.”

Lares Trek 4 Days: DAY 4

Guided visit inside the archaeological park of Machu Picchu for two hours – In the afternoon, return to Cusco.

This 2023 the general regulation of Machu Picchu was launched, in which you enter Machu Picchu from 6 am to 2 pm! For the guided tour of Machu Picchu, we chose 08:00 because it is a suitable time for visitors “if visitors require another time, write to us when filling out the KONDOR PATH TOURS form.”

Another detail in Machu Picchu is that there are five visiting circuits; the best circuit is number 2; if there is no availability, we will reserve circuit number 1, which also has the classic view of Machu Picchu from the Inca guardian’s house. WE RECOMMEND BOOKING THE LARES 4 DAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU MUCH IN ADVANCE!

  • Pick-up time at the hotel: 07:00
  • At 07:10, board the vehicle from Aguas Calientes to the ruins of Machu Picchu
  • Entrance time and guided visit to Machu Picchu: 08:00
    • 2-hour guided tour
    • There is no free time or re-entry to the citadel of Machu Picchu; The tourist circuit of Machu Picchu chosen at each moment must be followed without disturbing the other tourist circuits of Machu Picchu.
    • If the client requires more time in Machu Picchu, they must buy a new entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • The tour ends at approximately 10:00
Train service information: [Inbound Journey]
  • Train company: INCA RAIL
  • Service: From MACHU PICCHU to OLLANTAYTAMBO (1 hour and 40 minutes of train ride).
  • Class: The Voyager 44
  • Departure: 14:30
  • At Station: 14:00 – Otherwise, you may not be allowed to board.
  • Ollantaytambo arrival: 16:04
  • Cusco arrival by transport: 17:50
When you get to the OLLLANTAYTAMBO train station, Meet at the train arrivals area. Just look for a KONDOR PATH TOURS sign with your name.” Group name: Lares Trek 4 Days
CUSCO HOTEL: By customers.

Lares Trek 4 Days Recommendation

  • How can I help Lares valley trek to preserve nature?
    • The travel agency uses green, red, white, and black organic bags to recycle.
  • The town of Lares is the center of all the hunts around the Andes of the Sacred Valley.
  • The thermal baths in this valley are a 25-minute walk from the village.
  • Make sure you bring a professional sleeping bag; this helps you sleep comfortably in each camp.
  • Huayna Picchu, it is necessary to buy a new ticket “book in advance.”
    • The 1st. group of visitors enters from 7:00 to 8:00
    • The 2nd. group of trekkers enters from 10:00 to 11:00

Visit Lares Valley and discover the area’s culture, history, and nature with a 4-day Lares Trek. Enjoy stunning vistas as you explore this remote place with archaeological relics and unique wildlife.

4 Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu General information
  • The best time to visit is April through November.
  • Difficulty: Any reasonably fit person should be able to cover the route.
  • Coldest Night: Day 01, 02 around 0º Celsius/32° Fahrenheit
  • Temperatures: From minus 4ºC to 28ºC / 39° Fahrenheit to 82° Fahrenheit

Immerse yourself with KONDOR PATH TOURS in Peruvian beauty with this 4-day trek through the Lares Trek Hike to Machu Picchu near the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Explore awe-inspiring mountains and deep canyons, and go home with incredible memories.


Lares Trek 4 Days INCLUSION

  • Trek briefing with your guide 01 or 02 days before starting the walk in the reception area of your hotel.
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide.
  • Private transport and professional driver (to the starting point of the trek – Lares).
  • Mules and Indigenous horse riders carry the camping equipment: client tents, dining and cooking tents, tables, stools, cooking gear, stove, gas containers, cutlery, plates, food, and fresh vegetables.
    • Personal items to carry 07 kg/15.4 lb. (so you must bring your day backpack with everything you need during the day).
  • 02-night camping – Spacious tents and sleeping mat
  • A duffle bag for personal items
  • One cook
    • Excellent meals (03 Breakfasts, 03 Lunches, 02 Dinners)
    • Food includes pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruit, avocado, pasta, chicken, fish, meat, and rice, all rich in carbohydrates and suitable for trekking (Vegetarian, vegan, or special diet meals upon request).
    • Tea time before dinner (tea, coffee, cocoa, biscuits, popcorn)
    • Boiled water provided from the 2nd day (for drinking)
    • Wake up to coca tea in your tent.
    • Buckets of hot water for washing in your tent every day
  • Oxygen Tank & First aid kit
  • Train service by PERU INCA RAIL
    • Outbound Journey: OLLANTAYTAMBO to MACHU PICCHU (Aguas Calientes village); Class: The Voyager 45 at 15:36 
    • Inbound Journey: MACHU PICCHU to OLLANTAYTAMBO; Class: The Voyager 44 at 14:30 
  • 01 night in a Hotel 03 star in Aguas Calientes (HOTELS: Santuario Machupicchu, Waman Hotel Machu Picchu, or Hotel Retama Machu Picchu based on a DOUBLE or Matrimonial room). The rooms include private bathrooms with hot showers, Wi-Fi, buffet breakfast. Check-In: 11:00 Hrs | Check-Out: 10:00 Hrs.
  • Machu Picchu entrance fee [At 08:00].
  • 02 bus transfer to Machu Picchu (up and downhill)
  • 02 hours guided tour for exploring Machu Picchu with your guide. “No free time in Machu Picchu after the guided tour – new regulation applied in 2023.”
  • Private transfer “Kondor Path vehicle” from POROY to Cusco [We drop you off at your hotel
  • All local taxes

🙂 Optional: Go to the pricing button and click it for service upgrades. 

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days NO INCLUSION

  • Cusco Hotel or Airbnb.
  • Sleeping bag (If you do not bring it to Peru, you can rent it in the center of Cusco by the main square.)
  • Breakfast on Day 1, Dinner on Day 3, Lunch on Day 4
  • Energy snacks that can be very useful, such as chocolate and granola bars and dried fruits
  • Other meals not written in the Itinerary
  • Tips: Guide, Cook, Porters

What to bring for the 4 Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

  • A good daypack: Eagle Creek Afar Backpack –appropriate pack to carry your personal belongings.
  • Original passport (for Trains, Machu Picchu Park, and Hotels)
  • Sleeping bag “If you did not bring your backpack from your country of origin, you could rent it for 04 days in the center of Cusco by the main square; there are several rental sites. It recommends 01 small, practical sleeping bag that supports -10°C below zero | -5°F.
  • Lighter trekking boots (with good ankle support)
  • Two pairs of trekking pants (not jeans): 01 hiking, one cotton–which is just enough.
  • Rain jacket: The first night, the temperature can be 05 degrees Celsius/41 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • 01 warm/winter jacket
  • Thermals: wool socks, gloves, scarf, and woolen hat for cold nights.
  • 02 t-shirts, two long sleeve shirts
  • Iron tablets and pills for altitude sickness.
  • Sun protection cream (SPF 45 or higher recommended).
  • Water (only for the first-day hike).
  • Camera and film
  • A headlamp to navigate camp in the evenings and pre-dawn mornings with spare batteries
  • Bandages or moleskin
  • Flip flops to change into at night–your toes will thank you!
  • Medication (Imodium).
  • Plastic bags for dirty and wet clothes
  • Something to read in the evenings
  • Extra money.

Travel Facts

Frequently asked questions for the 4 Day Lares Trek 

Please leave your usual routine and join us for an unforgettable adventure through the beautiful Lares Valley on a 4-day trek. Explore historical sites and discover diverse wildlife!

Lares Valle Calca is one of the eight districts of the province of Calca in Cusco. It has an average altitude of 3,171 meters above sea level and does locate in southern Peru’s Andes Mountains.

Lares is famous for its thermal baths, thermo-medicinal, the Mantto waterfalls, and trekking trails.


Lares during the year have two seasons: the rainy and dry seasons.

  • The rainy season covers October to March, when the maximum temperature reaches 20 ° C, and the minimum gets 5 ° C.
  • The dry season: This time for Lares is from March to October, with a maximum temperature of 21° C and a minimum of 1° C.
  • NOTE: Rains and cold are present throughout the year, especially in the highlands of Lares.


The route of Lares is untraditional and exciting because we can enjoy the beautiful scenery during the Journey without the presence of more visitors. The objective of this route, like others already know, is to reach Machu Picchu and gain a different travel experience.

In the Lares trek, we will observe beautiful lakes and local communities that communicate through their mother tongue, which you will learn at the end of the tour because we will do some experiential tourism. Also, you will learn a little more about the practices based on ancestral knowledge.

Another thing that highlights the Lares Trek is that houses’ construction remains still made of stones, similar to those of Inca times.

Kondor Path Tours has also designed a package to get to Machu Picchu differently, knowing beautiful places with your new group of friends. Remember that our staff of guides will always be attentive to your needs, guiding you with passion and vocation.

Best season for hiking the 4 Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu:

The best time to walk in good weather is between April – October, as we have the presence of clear skies and, on a smaller scale, river precipitation. The driest months are between June and August, winter in the Andes.

January – March is summer in Peru, which means the rainy season for Cusco and especially the Inca Trail, and it is not advisable to travel at this time of year.

Things to bring for the Lares Trek 4 Days to Machu Picchu:

  • Original passport: It is essential to carry your documents to verify data when entering the Machu Picchu Archaeological Complex and in other places that, by law, order, and discipline, this verification does make.
  • Current University Student Card: If you are a student and want to qualify for a discounted price.
  • Hiking/trekking boots: These shoes should already be molded to your foot to facilitate the hike.
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho: It does suggest foreseeing because the weather in Cusco is varied.
  • A warm jacket: To protect yourself from the cold at night
  • Hat and gloves: To protect yourself from the sun’s rays.
  • T-shirts: Preferably quick-drying.
  • Trekking pants: They should be the most comfortable ones.
  • Sunscreen (SPF 35+)
  • Insect repellent: We highly recommend a NATURAL insect repellent
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer.
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and video camera
  • Flashlight with extra batteries (or an environmentally friendly option)

Where is Lares Trek 4 Days located?

Lares does locate in the Andes Mountains in southern Peru. This district of Cusco belongs to the province of Calca.

What is the climate like in Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days?

The climate in Lares is temperate, with cold nights. The average temperature is 11ºC. During the day, the heat can reach 21ºC. At night, temperatures can reach 1ºC.

How to get to Lares?

Lares does separate from the city of Cusco by 149 kilometers of road. From this point, it does reach by a drive through Pisac and Calca in the Sacred Valley.


Lares Trek 4 Days Cost

Take your experience to new heights with a 4 Day trek through Peru’s stunningly beautiful Lares Valley! Our knowledgeable guides will help you navigate spectacular mountain paths, revealing unparalleled views.



Solo travel is $1,319.
02 participants $860.
03 participants $705.
04 participants $595.
05 participants $570.
06 participants $535.
07 participants $510.
08 or more participants + $483

Private tours are available and priced based on group size.

4 Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu Item Upgrade

Make memories that will last a lifetime – hike and explore Peru’s stunning Lares Valley on a 4-Day Trek! Our experienced tour leaders will guide you along challenging mountain paths with spectacular views of the valley below.



+$80. Vistadome train (round trip: OLLANTAYTAMBO – MACHUPICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO)
+$498.00 Hiram Bingham train (Inbound Journey: Train MACHUPICCHU – POROY)


+$75 Huayna Picchu
+$75 Montaña


The best hotels in Aguas Calientes, Peru; there are options to upgrade to a premium hotel! At Kondor Path Tours, we try to make it easier by searching and focusing on our experience and travelers’ experiences from Lares Trek 4 Days for the third night. We show you a range of hotels at your service.


-$30 Book on your own “It is possible to reserve this excursion without a hotel.”

Gringo Bill’s Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$43 Suite

Inti Punku Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$25. Standard
+$33. Superior
+$39. Junior Suite
+$63. Senior Suite

Casa Andina Standard Machu Picchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$29. Traditional
+$35. Superior
+$45. Suite

Taypikala Boutique Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$35. Standard SGL/DBL
+$80 Suite

Jaya Suite Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel

El MaPi ByInkaterra – 4-Star Hotel
+$69. Superior Deluxe SGL or DBL
+$91. Suite SGL o DBL

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel – 5-Star Hotel
+$244. Superior
+$271. Superior Deluxe
+$298. Junior Suite
+$389. Junior Suite Deluxe
+$488. Suite
+$555. Inkaterra Suite

Discounts of Lares Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days

This applies to the following services
Machu Picchu Fee

College students -$25 off

4 Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu RECOMMENDATION

  • Due to the new regulation, the entrance to the citadel of Machu Picchu, remember that from January 01, 2023, the tickets have a specific entry time: From 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, and 14:00.
  • Tickets can only be used once a day from the chosen time.

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