Looking for a once-in-a-lifetime hiking trip to take with other hiking enthusiasts? If you have four days to spare for an incredible adventure, you’ll want to learn about our Lares Trek to Machu Picchu. The Lares Trek includes four days and three nights filled with history, culture, and breathtaking hikes. The trek is moderately difficult, so you’ll need to assess your skills before signing on. However, if you love a great outdoor challenge, be sure to learn more about this trek into Inca splendor.
About the Lares Trek
The Lares Trek exposes hikers to dazzling scenery. You’ll marvel at pristine landscapes that appear much the same as they did hundreds of years ago. Venture deep into the mountains to immerse yourself in arresting views that surely delighted the ancient Inca, too. During the hike, travelers will have the opportunity to visit two villages. There you witness authentic mountain culture and traditions. The villagers are friendly, and many enjoy engaging visitors by playing an exciting game of futbol. Although the hike is moderately challenging, it does attract families with older children who have the fitness level needed for such a hike.
Highlights of the Lares Trek
The village visits are always popular with hikers. However, there are many other highlights as well—not least of which is the final destination: Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu was an Inca citadel that dates to the 15th century. Visitors come from the world over to witness the estate that once belonged to Inca emperors. The majestic site was eventually abandoned during the Spanish Inquisition. Now intrepid travelers and hikers brave the mountains and altitude to visit and explore its stone walls and unique structures. During your trek to Machu Picchu, you’ll also witness natural hot springs and be treated to a wealth of information provided by local guides.
Food and Lodging
Hiking can be arduous, so you’re bound to be thrilled by the delectable food prepared for you during the hike. In the evenings, hikers will be escorted to private campsites where they can dine together and share their favorite experiences of the day. We provide your tent as well as a small pillow and insulating foam mat. Travelers can rent additional bedding supplies, like sleeping bags and inflatable air mattresses, as a matter of convenience.
If the thought of interacting with llamas, visiting mountain farms, and witnessing the splendor of Machu Picchu sound intriguing to you, learn more about Alpaca Expeditions. Obtain more details about the popular Lares Trek by contacting us today.