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Lares Trek And Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4 Days

This trek takes 4 days/ 3 nights and ends in Machu Picchu.

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS Inca Trail

Lares Trek And Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4 Days 23 reviews
Lares Trek And Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4 Days

Lares Trek And Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4 Days

This trek takes 4 days/ 3 nights and ends in Machu Picchu.

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS Inca Trail

Lares Trek And Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4 Days 23 reviews
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Lares Trek And Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4 days, is one of the most beautiful treks in Cusco.

If you did not get tickets for the Inca Trail or you do not like treks with large numbers of people, this is the perfect alternative, with beautiful scenery with visits to local villages that preserve their traditions.

On the way you will see llamas, alpacas that are native to many Latin American countries, these were especially sacred to the Incas.

On the Lares Trek and Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu for four days, you will meet the cheerful local people who still wear the traditional attire (bright and colorful) of the original natives of the area.

Inca Trail two days and one night to Machu Picchu with a sunset experience in Machu Picchu on our 1st day are to now very much the Inca culture; having this adventure day hike we will visit the most important Inca site of the famous Inca Trail, Chachabamba, Wiñayhuayna «Forever young», at noon we will arrive at La Puerta del Sol (inti punku) and in the afternoon a beautiful sunset with free time to get nice pictures for your family album. Both days we will enjoy one of the seven wonders of the world Machu Picchu.

CAUTION: It is necessary that you acclimatize for at least 2 days in the city of Cusco to avoid altitude sickness.


Day 1: Cusco – Huaran – Cancha cancha

Sites to Visit

The day will start at 5:30 a.m. when we pick you up from your hotel. Heading to the City of Pisac (1 hour approx.) there we will have a historical account of the ruins of Pisac while enjoying the sunrise and the breathtaking view of the Pisac Valley and a delicious breakfast.  Afterwards, we will travel to the town of Huaran (40 min.).  It is here that you will link up with our staff, regroup and organize for our adventure to Lares Trek to Machu Picchu.

We will start the day with a gentle and easy hike where you will see the natural way of life of the local people of this region and observe the corn and potato fields.

We will continue hiking for 3 hours, until lunchtime.  After lunch, we recommend a siesta. Then we will walk for about 1 hour until we reach the «Cancha – Campo» camp with an impressive view of the snow-capped mountain and the main road that we will follow for the next three days.

We will be able to share moments with local families who preserve their ancestral traditions and enjoy a hot drink. In the evening we will delight in watching the constellations and snow-capped peaks.

Day 2: Cancha Cancha – Quishuarani-ollantaytambo

Sites to Visit

We will start the day at 5:45 a.m. with a refreshing «coca tea» to avoid altitude sickness.  After preparing for the hike, we will visit local villages where we recommend bringing gifts (clothes, toys, especially books and pencils).  In case you have altitude sickness during this steep climb to the top, we will have horses to ride while resting (Approx. 4 hrs.) to the peak called «Pachacutec».

Arriving at the village called «Acopata» we will enjoy a cup of coca/soda tea while contemplating the crystalline lagoons and observing part of the sacred valley.  The hike will have its ups and downs (40 min. Approx.) until we reach our lunch area near a lagoon with abundant «trout».

We will continue with the hike to the Quishurani area, still descending for 1:40 min. approximately, to stop for lunch.  After lunch, we will continue for another 2 hours to reach Quishurani.  Here we will enjoy the way of life of the local communities and then take a bus to Ollantaytambo for 2 hours. Once there, we will have dinner and sleep in the camp or lodge.

Day 3: Ollantaytambo-km 104-wiñayhuayna-Machupicchu

Sites to Visit

Nuestra aventura comienza con el recojo en su hotel (5:30 a.m.) donde nos dirigiremos a la estación de tren, (para tomar nuestro tren) hasta el «Kilómetro 104».es 1 hora y 30 minutos de recorrido; una vez allí pasaremos el control, comienza nuestra caminata del Camino Inca Corto.  Nuestra primera caminata es de aproximadamente 4 horas para llegar al complejo arqueológico «wiñayhuayna». Después, se servirá el almuerzo. (En realidad, tendré un box lunch. Si usted es vegetariano o tiene alguna alergia, hágamelo saber).

Después del almuerzo, continuará la caminata hacia el (Intipunku-Sungate), una hora y media entonces Tendrá tiempo para tomar algunas fotos (EL PRIMER MIRADOR DE MACHUPICCHU) y luego va a ser sólo 40 minutos a Machu Picchu, una de las siete maravillas del mundo y el lugar misterioso, tendremos que coger el autobús a «Machu Picchu Pueblo», y usted tendrá la cena en el restaurante y pasar la noche en nuestro albergue.

Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu (The Sacred City of The Incas) – Cusco

Sites to Visit

After a delicious early breakfast, we will board the bus that will transport us to the Majestic Lost City of the Incas, «Machu Picchu».   The trek leader will impart the history of this mystical place.  We will have the opportunity to visit the «Temple of the Sun», the «Royal Palace», the «Main Temple», the «Temple of the Three Windows» and the «Sun Dial».  Here we promise you an unforgettable experience.  After the guided tour, you will have free time to explore.

If you have booked your visit to «Huaynapicchu» (tickets limited to 400 per day – not included), you will start your hike at 7:00 – 10:00 a.m.; please coordinate with the Tour Guide your visit depending on the schedule programmed by the Municipality.

There are many more activities that you can do.  These activities are optional (not included in the package), for example, the «Puerta del Sol» (2 hours walk up and down), where you will appreciate the Inca city from a different point of view.

In the afternoon, you will take the train (4:20 p.m.) to reach the town of Ollantaytambo. Upon arrival in Ollantaytambo, we will have transportation waiting to take you back to your hotel in Cusco (2 hours approx.).

It depends on the capacity of the train to return to Ollantaytambo.


  • 7 kilograms of your personal belonging.
  • English speaking guide, plus an assistant guide for big groups.
  • Professional cook and an assistant cook for a big group and horseman for the mules and horses.
  • Mules which carry group gear and large duffels provided by the company, for personal belongings.
  • All food on the trek, which incorporates traditional Peruvian cuisine as well as modern fusion cuisine and specific dietary needs.
  • Boiled water and snacks.
  • Large Dining tent, table, stools, all cutlery, and kitchen tent.
  • Tents to overnight, and Thermarest. Two-person tents are provided for a single person and three-person tents for double people to provide plenty of space for personal gear.
  • Additional horses for riding can be provided for an additional cost.
  • First aid kit, including oxygen.
  • A pre-trek briefing.
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu.
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Round trip Train ticket Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo.
  • Private van from your hotel in Cusco to Lares(the starting point of hiking).
  • Private van from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

No Included

  • water the day 5
  •  Gratuity for guides, cooks, and horseman
  • lunch on the day 4


Huayna Picchu Mountain – The tickets must be booked in advance, and the cost is $75 per person.
Montaña Machu Picchu – The tickets must be booked in advance, and the cost is $75 per person

What To Bring

  • Small backpack or a daypack
  • A warm and good Sleeping Bag (Minus 8ºC) : (Can be rented at “SUNRISE PERU TREK” office)
  • Gloves, Scarf
  • Insect Repellant for Valleys and Machu Picchu there are mosquitos but no malarias.
  • Rain Poncho / Good rain jacket, plastic poncho can be purchased in Cusco.
  • Toiletries, Toilet paper, small towel
  • Bathing clothes for the hot springs
  • Trekking pants or similar
  • Hiking boots (sneakers or running shoes are not recommended)
  • Warm clothes layers for variable temperatures especially at night
  • Flashlight with extra batteries necessary
  • Camera & Extra Film & Batteries / Charger
  • Sun Protection: Hat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses
  • Thermals, Wool Socks & Woolen Hat for cold nights
  • Water bottle, Water purification tablets
  • Personal medical kit
  • Original passport and ISIC student card is applicable
  • Extra money for souvenirs, drinks & tips to your staff
  • OPTIONAL: Little presents for kids of communities along the trail such as school supplies, second hand clothes, etc.


Luxury All Inclusive Service
Number of personsPrice per person

Permits are needed for your chosen start date. Tour prices are based on the number of people in a group. Prices are valid from March 2022 through January 2023. All prices quoted are $USD

  • 1 Trekker:  $700 per person

Important: Price includes up to 7 kilos of your personal belongings to be carried by the mules (NO need of extra Porter hire!).


  • Student Discount 20$ dollars
  • Under 15 years will pay as student: US$20.00
  • Under 7 years Discount: US$35.00

Frequently Asked Questions: Lares Trek And Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4 Days

Travel Guide Lares Trek And Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4 Days

Located in the Urubamba, between imposing snow-capped mountains, is the Lares Valley, a paradise dotted with beautiful glacial lakes and warm ravines.

For lovers of living cultures, Lares offers a memorable experience, as its small Quechua-speaking communities keep intact their ancestral traditions of growing tubers, herding llamas and alpacas, and weaving and weaving.

In addition, Lares offers the possibility of one of the best trekking routes in Cusco, after the famous Inca Trail.

Why Sullpayky Experiences!

In SULLPAYKY EXPERIENCES we are not only a Travel Agency, we are a 100% Quechua family with more than 15 years of experience in the world of tourism. Our mission is to offer an unforgettable experience that will mark your life, based on Inca values: honesty, love and respect. For this reason, we offer a different kind of tourism, in which our priority is to give you more than a fun trip, a trip of reunion with yourself, to know your essence through the most sacred thing we have, our land, the Pachamama.

We are specialists in creating a personalized experience, so we have more than 28 tours that can be modified according to your needs (from the classic Inca Trail to innovative and alternative tours such as Moonstone) because there are many ways to know Machu Picchu, however, we are convinced that there is only one right for each client. . We also offer tours for clients with special needs.

We offer personalized assistance 24 hours a day, before and during your trip. When you contact us, you will be attended by our Peru travel experts, who will be happy to assist you and help you as soon as possible, answering your questions and providing you with information, as well as recommendations to prepare you physically and mentally for the experience you will live.

All our staff is 100% Quechua and is in constant training to always offer the best possible service. Our guides are Quechua mystics who will provide you with a unique experience. They also have basic training in photography and are equipped with a semi-professional camera to document your entire trip so you don’t have to worry about anything except enjoying every moment. Our cooks have chef training and will be informed of any dietary restrictions (such as allergies).

SULLPAYKY EXPERIENCES is a local travel agency and tour operator authorized by the institutions that govern tourism regulations in Peru. That is why we have the necessary licenses and permits to operate within our country.
We also emphasize that we are against the exploitation of the Pachamama (earth) and our wayki (brothers), so we offer a totally ecological tourism and well paid for all our workers, as we seek to be the difference in everything.

We know you will be happy with our service, as evidenced by the hundreds of testimonials from our traveler clients from all over the world. See the recommendations and memories of travel experiences in various social networks such as TripAdvisor, which will explain why you should choose SULLPAYKY EXPERIENCES for your next vacation in our country.

About our growth process
Continuous improvement is one of our commitments. One of our principles is that the work of each area is important to achieve the best final product. Therefore, throughout our history we have developed several projects with different areas, which have given us the following results:

We have completed the policy of our Integrated Management System as a sign of the guarantee of our organization.

Continuous training to tour guides, cooks, porters, drivers, people in charge of different areas such as Sales, Reservations, Operations, Administration, etc., in customer service, quality of service to tourists, knowledge of the route, and other topics concerning the tourism industry in Peru. Due to our progress in these areas, we have received the CALTUR 2021 Certification from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism.

About SULLPAYKY EXPERIENCES Licenses and Authorizations
SULLPAYKY EXPERIENCES – Travel Agency and Tour Operator, complies with all the requirements and licenses necessary to operate and offer various services in the field of tourism throughout the Peruvian territory. The institutions mentioned below are in charge of regulating the tourism industry in Peru and we are subscribed to them:

We are authorized by DIRCETUR (Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Cusco), a government agency that promotes competition, sustainability, and diversification of Peruvian exportable products, tourism, and handicrafts.

We are subscribed to PROMPERU (Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Exports and Tourism), an institution belonging to the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of our country.


We are also subscribed to SERNANP, in order to operate in the Inca Trail Network. The National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State, which is a specialized technical public agency of the Peruvian government, under the Ministry of Environment of Peru, is in charge of directing and establishing the technical and administrative criteria for the conservation of the Natural Protected Areas of Peru.


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