You’ll get a true sense of Andean life on the 4-day Lares Trek. Here you’ll visit small villages where people still practice Inca methods of agriculture & speak the Quechua language of the Incas. As a bonus, you can expect to witness a large number of alpacas. This tour is for you if you want to get away from the crowds and see real Peruvian culture.
Most notably, during the Lares trek & short Inca trail 5 days journey, you won’t be visiting Machu Picchu or any other Incan sites, making it stand out from the crowd.
Explore Flora and Fauna of Nature
Instead, the attractions are natural, such as the stunning glaciers, picturesque lakes, rare fauna, and multicolored mountains, as well as the world-famous Rainbow Mountain on the last day (the second most visited attraction in Peru).
And as a bonus, you’ll get to walk through some authentic Andean communities where modern life has not yet eroded their cultural heritage.
Why Visit Lares?
A trip into the wilds of Lares made it easier and more relaxed. Through this adventure, Lares trek to Machu Picchu 4 days. From the most famous snow-capped summits of the Vilcanota Range and the Rainbow Mountains to the finest paths of the uncrowded Lares trail, the trek takes us far from the madding crowds.
Glacial lakes, multicolored hills, herds of llamas & alpacas, cascading waterfalls, and the glittering peaks & glaciers of Lares provide a breathtaking backdrop on this hike (20,956ft).
Each of the spectacular campsites will have private, spacious tents, a dining tent, a toilet tent, and delicious meals to greet you after an action-packed day. The highlight of the four-day Lares hike is a visit to the otherworldly Rainbow Mountains.
Lares Trek is well-known and is widely regarded as one of the most rewarding mountain journeys on the planet. Windswept valleys, snow-capped summits, glaciers, amazing views, and an overall alpine paradise characterize Lares, a mountain range considered sacred in Incan mythology. A bit of investigation, however, revealed that Rainbow Mountain was the sole attraction on the Lares circuit that was not truly included.