Here we will appreciate the memory of a culture that nowadays still conserve their typical clothing, an amazing flora and fauna in this magic and charming area.

 

Day 1: Cusco - Lares Thermal Baths - Huaca Wasi

We will begin the tour early in the morning leaving Cusco by bus; along this trip we will be able to appreciate archaeological places, handmade markets and large farming lands where we will find the delicious Peruvian corn which is exported around the world. In the route we will arrive to Calca (2940 m.a.s.l.), where we will take an alternative route and we will cross the pass of Huaca (4400 m.a.s.l.); the rest of the trip we will descend until reaching the Lares Valley (3250 m.a.s.l.).

 

In a few minutes we will arrive to the thermal baths (3200 m.a.s.l.), where we will find many swimming pools with different temperatures each one naturally adapted, the temperatures go from 28º to 34º. After having lunch we will trek to Huaca Wasi (3600 m.a.s.l.) where we’ll camp. It takes 5 hours to get there by bus and we will trek for 3 hours approximately.

 

Day 2: Huaca Wasi - Abra Ipsay - Patacancha.

It will be the hardest day because of the altitude, it takes 4 hours to reach abra Ipsay (4400 m.a.s.l.). We will trek for 7 hours; along the route we will be able to see some communities that in spite of time they still preserve their costumes and their traditions. They have a great knowledge about the agriculture and the textillery and nowadays they are the only group of people in the entire sacred valley that conserve their unique way to dress (colorful clothing). We will descend to Patacancha where we will camp, it will be cold (3800 m.a.s.l.).


Day 3: Patacancha - Willoc - Pumamarca - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes Town

Practically we will descend the entire day to Patacancha Valley, in the route we will see many communities as Willoq (3600 m.a.s.l.), Pumamarca (3400 m.a.s.l.) and others. With all the costumes and traditions taught by our ancestors along the Tahuantinsuyo Empire. Ollantaytambo (2971 m.a.s.l.), it has archaeological precincts, a great history and a unique Andean anthropology. We will walk for 4 hours, warm through the day and cold at night. Overnight it is advisable to take the train to Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu (2050 m.a.s.l.) where we will rest at a hotel.

 

Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu – Cusco

After having breakfast, early in the morning, we will take a bus which will take us to the citadel of Machu Picchu (2400 m.a.s.l.); we will be surrounded by humid jungle and the Willcamayu River. We will appreciate the citadel at the sunrise, with a few tourists; it will be perfect to have a guided visit of the entire citadel and then, you will have some free time to visit the citadel by your own. We will come back to Cusco by train in the afternoon.

 

INCLUDES:

·         Transportation Cusco - Lares Valley (private service).

·         Transfer htl/st/htl.

·         Thermal baths entrance fees.

·         Porters in charge of the equipment and the food.

·         Meals (3B, 3L, 3D).

·         Bus tickets (one way) Machu Picchu Town -Machupicchu Citadel*.

·         Train tickets Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu Town – Cusco*.

·         Machupicchu Citadel entrance fees*.

·         Tourism professional guide.

 

Camping equipment:

·         Bipersonal tents.

·         Dinner tent.

·         Cook tent.

·         Mattresses.

·         Tables.

·         Chairs.

·         Kitchen equipment.

 

First Aid Kit:

·         Oxygen cylinder.

·         Cooking service and muleteers.

·         Horses.

·         Hotel.

 

(*) Rates are subject to change.

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