Lares Trek, Sacred Valley

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#4 of 17 in Trails in Peru
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 Calca tour planner to visit Lares Trek on your trip to Calca, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • 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 »
  • My trek through the Andes from Cusco toward Machu Picchu was the most adventurous trip I've ever taken. The landscape changes every day as you climb up, down, over and through mountain passes. We saw ...  more »
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43 days in Peru BY A USER FROM CANADA July, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Cusco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Cusco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in South America & United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Cusco Region BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Cusco BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Cusco BY A USER FROM ISRAEL February, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Cusco BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Cusco BY A USER FROM PERU May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in Peru BY A USER FROM PERU May, teens, kids, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in Peru BY A USER FROM INDIA September, outdoors, wildlife, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Peru BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
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