Lares Trek, Sacred Valley

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Explore Lares Trek to traverse a landscape of picturesque valleys, remote villages, and mountain passes leading to Machu Picchu. The hike is a quieter alternative to the famous Inca Trail and can be completed in about three days. Comfortable shoes and clothing are of the essence. Use our Cusco tour planner to visit Lares Trek on your trip to Cusco, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Here is a lengthy review of G-Adventures Lares Trek as I found there to be very limited information on it compared to the Inca trail option when I was planning our trip, so I hope this helps others. F...  more »
  • I really enjoyed this climb due to the scenery. Having climbed Kilimanjaro before I thought this was a more approachable climb.  more »
  • Based on the previous posts I was really looking forward to the Lares Trek. My wife allowed me one night to camp and Sam Travel Peru (who were really good) planned a two day and one night itinerary wh...  more »

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Where to stay in Cusco

One of Peru's most visited cities, Cusco boasts lodgings suitable for every traveler's needs. Scores of hotels ensure plenty of comfortable rooms for tourists coming to explore the nearby archeological sites. Despite the abundance of hotels, room rates remain among the highest in the country, especially during peak season (June to mid-September). Budget-conscious visitors can choose from a range of hostels and small family-run hotels, many located in quiet streets just a walk away from the town's central area.
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