In this hike you walk through the beautiful landscape of the Lares valley, with its magnificent mountains, lakes and lamas. You’ll meet and interact with the local people and stay in their small villages

 

TYPE: Culture
DURATION: 4 Days / 3 Nights
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate
TYPE OF TRIP: Standard and Private
DAYLE DEPARTURES: Everyday
RECOMMENDED DEPARTURES: April to December
INCLUDED: English speaking guide and trip briefing before departure.
Bus transportation
Cook and meals from first to last day lunch
Porters to carry equipment
All camping equipment

ITINERARY

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Day 1: HUARÁN - CANCHA CANCHA

Pickup from the hotel and transfer to the village of Tinqui (7 hours) and start the hike next day.

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Day 2: PACHACHUTEQ- KISHUARANI

After the breakfast we start walking to Upis (6-7 hours). You’ll enjoy the typical high Andean landscape of glaciers and mountain lakes

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Day 3: KISHUARANI - LAKE QUEÑACOCHA - KKOCHUYCKAZA - CONCANI

From Kishuarani, start climbing (about 3 hours), first passing Lake Queñacocha, then on to the second pass – Kkochuyckaza (4,240mt-13,900ft). From here, there are fabulous views of snow-covered mountains and the Huillke lakes. Before lunch, it’s an hour’s walk near the Huillke lakes (3,960mt-12,990ft) and then another hour down to the campsite in Concani (3,800mt-12,465ft).

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Day 4: LARES - CALCA - CUSCO

An easy walk, all downhill (about 2½ hours) to the hot springs near Lares. Continue on another hour to the village of Lares. Take the bus back to Calca and then Cuzco (about 5 hours).