LARES VALLEY TREK 3 Days / 2 Nights

 

ITINERARY:

 

Day 01:- Cusco – Huaran – Cancha Cancha (L) (D)

We leave Cusco by bus, following the route of the Sacred Valley to the district of Huaran (2850 m.s.n.m) from where we will begin our journey, observing several types of crops and fruit trees. After a two-hour walk to Sumacpampa, we will stop for a snack, continuing the uphill excursion to the town of Cancha Cancha (3900 m.s.n.m). During this two-hour walk we will observe the different species of flora and beautiful waterfalls. We will setup our first camp here.

 

Day 02:- Cancha Cancha – Queuñaccocha (B) (L) (D)

Very early in the morning we will depart for Queuñaccocha observing the two beautiful lagoons of the town of Acopata, followed by a two-hour climb to the highest part of the Spur of Pachacuti located 4600 m.s.n.m. Afterwards we will descend the Candarian spur viewing the Candarian lagoon and much further down we will continue our journey to Qollalay, our resting spot. Continuing towards Queuñaccocha we cross the village of Quiswarani, a small village engaged in agriculture and from there we begin our climb to Queuñaccocha (4100 m.s.n.m.), site of our second camp.

 

Day 03:- Queuñaccocha – Lares (B) (L)

Departing from the aforementioned lagoon we continue on our journey towards the thermal baths of Lares, climbing up the Cuncani Spur, from where we may view the two most beautiful lagoons existing on this course, the Willkiccocha and Azulccocha lagoons and opposite the Qolquechacana Snowpeak and the Awayman waterfall.

 

From here we descend to the village of Cuncani, where Trout fishing is possible. After a four-hour trek we arrive at the thermal baths of Lares to eat a snack and enjoy soothing baths in its hot waters, after which we will begin our four our journey back to the city of Cusco.

 

INCLUDED:

 

• Transport from your hotel in the morning and transfer in bus to Huarán, the starting point of the trek

• Personal camping equipment such as tents, pad

• Horsemen and horses (to carry tents, food and cooking equipment)

• English/Spanish speaker professional guide

• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

• Entrances

• Transportation from Lares to Cusco, including transfer to your hotel in Cusco

 

NOT INCLUDED:

 

• Breakfast on the first day.

• Dinner on the last day.

• Sleeping bag

• Tips

 

 

 

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