The road to the Lares valley, also known as the “weavers circuit”, takes us on a journey through the high Andean landscape, visiting many Andean towns where life continues as it does shekels. The descendants of the Incas, They continue and live in a very traditional way and maintain the ancestral customs, agriculture and the way of dressing. They continue to practice the old Inca cloth technique and are known for producing high-quality traditional textile colors.
This hike combines varied Andean landscapes, with lush forests, mountains and lakes, with an ancient culture and the opportunity to meet and make friends with the locals. The highest point that is passed is 4450 masl. (IPSAYCOCHA).
Pick up from your hotel at 06:00 a.m. In our transport we will move to Calca, where we will stop to have breakfast and take a short tour of the typical market of Calca, continuing, we will arrive at the “Abra de Hualcapunku” (4300 masl / 14,107 feet) where we can see the views of the snow-capped mountain. from Ausangate, which is the highest snow-capped mountain in the Cuzco region (6,370 masl / 20,898 feet) continuing we will arrive at the hot waters of Lares we will have time to enjoy the waters continuing, we will have lunch and prepare to start our way to Hucahuasi a walk between 2 to 3 hours (3,800 masl / 12,467 feet), where we will spend the night in tents.
In the morning, we will enjoy our breakfast to begin our walk to “Abra de Ipsaycocha” with beautiful views of the Vilcanota mountain range. Then, we will go down to the Ipsaycocha lake with views of the Patacancha valley, which will be our second camp.
After our breakfast, we will continue our walk. From this point, we will find agricultural terraces and we will pass through the Willoq community, a very picturesque town, the attraction above all is for its very characteristic clothing of a place made by themselves where the red green yellow color predominates in their textiles. We have one for lunch in the town of Ollantaytambo. In the afternoon, we will take the train to "Machu-Picchu" and spend the night in a hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will take one of the first buses that will take us to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, where we will have a guided tour, in a time of approximately 2 hours. Then, we will return to the town of "Machu-Picchu", to take our train back to Ollantaytambo and then transport back to Cusco, where they will be dropped off at your hotel.
• Transportation to Lares.
• Train-Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo.
• Bus-Ollanta - Cuzco.
• Camping equipment, tents, matras, dining tent, kitchen, tables and chairs.
• Entrance to Machu Picchu.
• Bus to go up and down from Machu Picchu.
• Hotel in "Machu-Picchu".
• First aid kit, oxygen.
• Professional guide.
• Horses or mules to transport the equipment.
• Food (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners).
• First breakfast, last lunch.
• Sleeping bag.
• Entrance to the hot springs in Lares.
• Original passport.
• Rain jacket and rain poncho.
• Good walking shoes (sandals).
• Sleeping bag (feather).
• Flashlight - batteries.
• Binoculars (optional).
• Walking stick (optional).
• Extra money.
• Small backpack.
• Personal medication (if necessary).