Embark on an Incredible Journey: The Lares Trek to Machu Picchu.

Lares Valley

Lares valley is a small Andean village located in the valley of Lares al 3,200masl; it’s very popular for having the best hot spring and its people are popular artisans. Lares region offers off-the-beaten trails to Machu Picchu that begins near the town of Lares, 40 miles north of Cusco and 35 miles south east of Machu Picchu.

The Lares Valley is the region of the highest mountain peaks in the region of Cusco in Peru. Lares is also the birthplace of Mountaineering and other types of adventure tourism and ecotourism are important attractions for travellers from all around the world and thus, tourism is the largest industry of this region. The strong Peruvian and Inca cultures and the abundant mountains beauty is what attracts people to the region. It is located in the in the Andes and bordered to the north by Amazon Jungle and to the south whit the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

The region of Lares is popular for mountaineering, as the mountainous northeast of Cusco has the tallest mountain, including Mount Veronica, Mount Qolqecruz, Mount Chicon, Mount Sawasiray, ect. Visit lares and experience the culture and the thrill, all together.

Lares Valley trek itself lies in the Lares Valley, east of the Urubamba mountain range, which traverses part of the Sacred Valley. The trek can be completed as a standalone 3 or 4 day trail, or be incorporated with a visit to Machu Picchu – extending the tour by 1 day. The latter option is fast becoming a popular itinerary for trekkers due to the permit limits placed on the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

This trekking has the benefit of providing a true Andean cultural experience. The Lares Valley is home to a number of traditional Andean communities that have changed little in the last 500 years. It is very likely you will see many local weavers and farmers wearing colorful traditional clothing, and depending on your tour you might get a chance to watch or partake in some weaving action. The area is famous for its homemade textiles, so if you want to bring an authentic piece of Peru back home with you then take a few spare Soles. You can pick up a bargain here whilst making a local weavers day!.Lares Valley Trek to Machu Picchu

Our Featured Treks Through Lares Valley


Lares ValleyLares Valley Trek To Machu Picchu 4 days

This Trek pass small communities that offer a rare and fascinating insight into traditional Andean life, beautiful green valleys, lakes and high passes, turquoise colour lagoons, an ancient Inca Trail. It is considered moderated but the altitude can affects to anyone without good acclimatization; so that we recommend to arrive to Cusco at less two days before you start the trek… Read Moredescarga1


Lares ValleyLares Trek  Machupicchu 5 days

During our trek, we will pass over the “Ipsay” pass at 4,400m; The trekking takes three days to complete the trekking and one day we’ll dedicate to explore the magnificent Machu Picchu. Many travelers and pilgrims from all around the globe visits Machu Picchu…. Read Moredescarga1


Lares ValleyLares Trek & Sacred Valley Tour 7 days

The tour starts when you arrive to the city of Cusco, where our staff will wait for you and transfer you to the designated hotel; today you can explore the city and the surrounding Inca monuments like Sacsayhuaman, Koricancha, the Inca and colonial architecture. Then we’ll drive a tourist bus through the sacred valley of the Incas and visit the Inca ruins of Pisaq and Ollantaytambo … Read Moredescarga1


Lares ValleyLares Trekking & Amazon Jungle 9 days

It begins in the mysterious city of Cusco, where you can explore the ancient buildings of the Incas and then drive through the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you’ll see pre-Inca and Inca ruins Including the Inca ruins of Pisaq and the Inca fortress of  … Read Moredescarga1

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