Our Lares trek to machu picchu 4 days journey, will take us outside Cusco city, pass Ollantaytambo in the sacred valley until we get to a small town called Patakancha, a Quechua community, where people live very much like their Inca ancestors.
Families on this community have done their homes using the same principles from an Inca epic past and also much of their clothing, work the land with foot ploughs and live off their llamas and alpacas supplementing their income working as porters.
We will pay them a visit to this whole community and from here you also meet part of trekking crew who will take care of equipment so you can start your Lares trek 4 days,.
Once we are ready, we will leaving the village for what is coming next is worth to describe as a coming from a story book. The andean scenery of the high Andes is very different from flat terrain. their grass, Polylepis trees, LLamas, mountains and lakes all are unique. It will takes us some time to ascend ( around 1.5 hours ) until we get to a flat ground and beginning to glimpse the colours emerald and blue together on the ground surface and perceive the beautiful lake Ipsaycocha.
We have crossed our first high pass of Ipsaycocha pass at( 4,600m / 15,456ft) above the sea level and the rest of your hike will be downhill towards campsite (4,200m/13,780ft).
Lunch and dinner are included.