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TREK TO LARES VALLEY HUARAN

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no space on the inca trail, entering machupicchu via sun gate, came with us to the no touristy trek rout including machupicchu. we offer you an alternative trek. our treks don't enter machupicchu through the famous sun gate, but we offer to enjoy your trek through the quiet valleys rich in nature, culture and isolated peaks not frecuentlly to see or camp with other trek groups.

Our trek start early during the morning in Cusco city where we catch our tourist bus or van with some stops on the way to the trail head, first stop Limatambo village to enjoy the Inca remains of Tarawasi (Archeological site ) then we continue to Mollepata village finally through the Soraypampa valley we arrive to the trail head. Day five we catch the early train to Machupicchu Inca City. Afternoon back to Cusco. In the sixteenth century the Cordillera Vilcabamba area was the refuge of the last Incas, from there they aimed to re/conquer their lands from the Spanish Crown.

Two of the most important ruins in Peru, Machu Picchu and Choquequirao, were settled in the region. The transition between the tropical forest and the snow mountains occurs in a few kilometers. The area is great for climbing, hiking and visiting archaeological sites.

The highest mountains are Salkantay 6,271m.a.s.l. / 20,568ft. Pumasillo 5,991m.a.s.l./ 19,650ft. Lasunayoc 5,960m.a.s.l./ 19,548ft. Soray 5,928m.a.s.l./ 19,443ft. Padreyoc 5,771m.a.s.l. / 18,928ft. Panta 5,605m.a.s.l. / 18,384ft. Huayanay 5,464m.a.s.l. / 17,921ft. Huamantay 5,450m.a.s.l. / 17,876ft. Palcay 5,400m.a.s.l./ 17,712ft. Moyoc 5,209m.a.s.l. / 17,085ft. Choquezafra 5.152m.a.s.l. / 16,898ft. and Ocobamba 5,126m.a.s.l. / 16,813ft.

LOCATION:
  Cusco Urubamba Range
DURATION:
  6 days and 5 nights
PRICE:
  USD. On Request
SEASON:
  April to November
ACTIVITIES:
  Nature, adventure and healt.
GROUP SIZE:
  Minimum 4, maximum 15

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1: CUSCO - HUARAN - CANCHA CANCHA.

We leave Cusco city early during the morning on a private bus or van toward the Huaran Village trailhead then we will trek uphill gradually, the camp gear and personal equipment will be carried by horses. Lunch on the way, the scenery of this fist portion is with lush vegetation, then we arrive to Cancha Cancha small village with few population of farmers, campsite with spectacular scenery.

DAY 2: CANCHA CANCHA - PACHACUTEC PASS - QUISHUARANI.

We leave campsite and we will trek uphill gradually toward the fist pass named Pachacutec 4,400m.a.s.l. / 14,450ft. around to the pass we can enjoy amazing and spectacular views glacier mountains of Pitusiray 5,200m.a.s.l. / 17,050ft. Sahuasiray 5,050m.a.s.l. / 16,500ft. then we will descend toward to Quishuarani small village, campsite by the village.

DAY 3: QUISHUARANI - WILLKIQASA - CUNCANI.

Again the trail leads uphill toward the second and the last pass of Willkiqasa 4,100m.a.s.l. / 13,500ft. just under the pass is located a nice lake named Queullaqocha from the pass another spectacular views at the both sides of the pass, then we will descend to our campsite located at Cuncani village with farming fields regular quantity of population, after the pass all the way downhill.

DAY 4: CUNCANI - TRAPICHE - LARES - CUSCO.

Last day hike downhill along to the rich valley of Cuncani and Huacawasi, glacier water for irrigation system along the valley several kind of crops such as potatoes, beans, peas, corn, flowers, etc .we will arrive for lunch to Lares District and the main attraction is the Natural Hot Springs, here we can enjoy the swing pools before to catch our bus or van back to Cusco city.

WHAT TO BRING

  • A sleeping bag.
  • A backpack (20 or 25 liters).
  • Hiking boots, sneakers and shoes.
  • Long pants and shorts.
  • Long sleeved shirts and T-shirts.
  • Warm clothes sweaters, jacket and fleece.
  • Rain gear.
  • Camera, films, batteries.
  • Flashlight and batteries.
  • Insect repellent and sun block.
  • Personal toilet items and first aid kit.
  • A pocketknife.
  • A water bottle and purified pills.
  • A change of underwear.
  • Hat or cap to protect from the sun, rain or cold.
  • A pack towel.
  • Snacks: Energy bars, chocolate, biscuits, dry fruits etc.
  • Cash USD and local currency (no option for ATM machines)
  • Swimsuit (optional hot springs visit)
  • Walking sticks with rubber covers (optional).

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INCLUDED DURING THE TREK

  • Pre-Departure Briefing at your hotel 1 or 2 days before your trek.
  • Pick up from hotels all the members, then transfer by Bus or Van to Huaran Village (trailhead).
  • A large igloo tents, for each 2 persons.
  • Mattress, one per person.
  • Kitchen tent.
  • Dining tent.
  • Enough tables and chairs.
  • Toilet tent.
  • English speaking professional tour guide.
  • An expert cook.
  • Wranglers and horses
  • Full meals during the trek.
  • Daily snack bag.
  • Daily afternoon tea service.
  • Daily wake up call tea, and hot water for washing.
  • Daily morning boiled and cold water to fill the water bottles.
  • Emergency oxygen bottle and medical kit.
  • Transfer by Bus or Van from Lares to Cusco.

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NOT INCLUDED

  • Day 1 Breakfast ( you can order an early breakfast at your hotel)
  • Day 4 Dinner (on your own ).
  • Tips to the crew ( guides, cooks, wranglers)

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES:

  • Sleeping Bag, Rent should be requested in advance, charge is USD: 40
  • Single Tent, if you prefer to have guaranteed single tent the charge is USD:40

WE RECOMMEND:

  • Participants in this trek should plan on at least two or three days of acclimation at around 3,400m (11,100 ft.)(Cusco's altitude)
  • To be in good health and shape to be part of this adventure.
  • We can arrange for accommodations and Pre or Post tours.

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