Lares Trek Mountain Bikking River Rafting y 2 Dias

Lares Trek, Mountain Bikking , River Rafting and 2 Day Inca Trail to Machupicchu 5 Days 4 Nights

LANGUAGES

English, Spanish

DURATION

5 days 4 nights

PHYSICAL CONDITION

Moderate

MEETING POINT

Calle Santa Teresa

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Lares Trek, Mountain Bikking , River Rafting and 2 Day Inca Trail to Machupicchu 5 Days 4 Nights


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This unforgettable and less-known trekking combines 3 different kind of adventures in one expedition, Trekking in the andes, Mountain biking and River Rafting. During this tour you will enjoy amazing mountain scenery, glacier lagoons, valley cloud-forest and Quechua communities famous for their textiles, the first day you will have an opportunity to enjoy its fabulous hot springs. All along the way we are going to see thatched roof stone houses surrounded by herds of llamas and alpacas. This trekking itself is rated moderate, similar to the Inca Trail with two passes over 4450masl. Therefore, it is important that you are well acclimatized to the altitude.

PRIVATE SERVICE

A private service trek is organized just for you with private transport and your own personal tour guide. We do not add other people to your group, in order to provide you the best service possible with personal attention and added comfort.

DAY 1.- CUSCO – LARES HOT SPRING – MARANPAQUI.

We will pick you up at 7am from your  hotel and we drive the bus for about 4 hours until we arrive to Lares hot springs all along the way we will have the oportunity to stop in the view point of Ancasmarca, really important inca construction located on the Urubamba mountain range, then we continue to lares hot spring while the cook will prepare our lunch we can take advantage to swim in the pools. Atern lunch we begin our trek uphill to Maranpaqui where we will spend the night. (3900m ).

Total Walking Distance: 6km
Total Walking Time: 3.5-4hs
Minimum Altitude: 3200 m
Maximum Altitude: 3900m
Altitude of camp: 3900m
Approx. night temperature: 7°C

DAY 2.- MARANPAQUI - CHAULLACOCHA

Today we have to start early in the morning and after great breakfast we will start walking towards the Colquepata Pass (4450m ), From here, we continue along the ridge for most of the day, passing a series of stunning glacial lakes along the way.
Then, we turn and head down towards the village of Chaullacocha (4200m), arriving there in the late afternoon. we’ll have an opportunity to meet and to speak with some local people, perhaps learning about their weaving activity or visiting the school if it is a school day. We will camp in this community tonight.

Total Walking Distance: 12km
Total Walking Time: 6-7h
Minimum Altitude: 4200 m
Maximum Altitude: 4450m
Altitude of camp: 4200 m
Approx. night temperature: 0°C  to – 5°C

DAY 3.- CHAULLACOCHA – OLLANTAYTAMBO – BIKING AND RIVER RAFTING

After and amazing breakfast we will get on the bus to drive for about 20 minutes uphill, where we will get ready to start our next adventure day ( BIKING or by ATV or HORSE RIDING). As son as everyone is ready we have to start biking down hill all the way to ollantaytambo town for obout 2 hours. After lunch in the afternoon you will be ready for the next river adventure. We will take you for about 30 minutes by bus to the private dock where we have changing rooms, showers, bathrooms. After we give you all the instructions and safety information you will start your tour in gentle wáter where you can practice following your guide commands. Then you will continue to some rapids for about 2 hours. On the way we will see inca buildings and full of terraces. It is mainly class 3 rapids and some class 4 rapids. For this adventure tour you need to bring bathing suit, sunscreen and towel. It is included all the river rafting equipment. overnight in ollantaytambo.

* Optional 1: AM. Descend with mountain bikes from 4000 meters above sea level to Ollantaytambo 2700 m.
* Optional 2: PM. Here in ollantaytambo town we will make all the final preparations for a 2 to 3 hour river rafting in Urubamba river where we will have the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular view of the mountains and inca buildings.

* Optional 3: AM. Descend with ATV from 4000 meters above sea level to Ollantaytambo 2700 m.

* Optional 4: AM. Horse riding, from 4000 meters above sea level to Ollantaytambo 2700 m.

 

DAY 4.- OLLANTAYTAMBO – 2 DAY INCA TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU

It’s another early day, from the hotel we will walk few minutes to the train station and we travel by train on a very picturesque route for about 1:30 minutes  until we arrive at Km 104 which is the startting point of the Inca Trail to Machupicchu. after crossing the bridge over the Vilcanota River we visit the first archeological place of Chachabamba (2100m ), an amazing inca building with water channels and fountains.
From here, we will hike uphill for about 6km (approximately 3 hours). The trail is mostly uphill. This is one of the easiest treks around the Cusco region, but you still need to have a reasonable level of fitness to complete it. After 3 hours climb uphill, we arrive at place that many people consider the most impressive inca construction on the whole Inca Trail: Wiñay Wayna (‘Forever Young’) (2700m). This is an impressive complex made up of an agricultural terraces, a religious sector and an urban sector.
After you enjoy your box lunch we continue for about another hour until we arrive at Inti Punku, the Sun Gate (2750mft), where you will have your first amazing view of Machu Picchu (2400m ). After taking the panoramic photos, we will walk down the last part of the inca trail towards Machu Picchu. After we finish takking all the clasical panoramic pictures we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes town. After checking into our accommodations for the night, we’ll have a celebratory dinner.

Total Walking Distance: 12km
Total Walking Time: 6hs
Minimum Altitude: 2100 mt
Maximum Altitude: 2750mt

DAY 5.- AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO

After a very early breakfast at the hotel, we will take the first bus up to Machu Picchu, first to enjoy the sunrise and then we will give you a 2-3 hours walking tour of this amazing inca city of Machupicchu.
If you’re feeling adventurous you may wish to hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountains, but if you really want to take this extra tour, this requires an extra ticket and we have to buy in advance. Be sure to tell us at booking if you would like to add one of these hikes

After visiting Machu Picchu, you can take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes town. From there, we return to Cusco in the afternoon by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo, where our driver will meet us and transfer you directly back to your hotel in Cusco.

Included

  • Hotel collection
  • Private bus to Lares hot springs (trailhead)
  • Round trip train tickets
  • Entrance tickets to the inka trail and machupicchu
  • All the bus tickets in Machupicchu
  • Professional bilingual tour guide
  • Complete high quality camping equipment (4 person tents used just for 2 persons), Roll mattress, cooking equipment, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, chairs and tables.
  • Excellent cooking and staff
  • Plentiful meals (4 B, 4 L, 4 D) (Meals includes, Pancakes, Omelets, soups, Fresh fruit, Avocados, pastas, chicken, fish, meat, rice, vegetables) snacks, everyday we have afternoon tea, vegetarian option.
  • Hot drinks (including coca leaf tea which is excellent for the altitude)
  • Food is rich in carbohydrates and suitable for trekking.
  • Boiled water is also provided to fill up your water bottles.
  • Horsemen
  • Pack animals (horses and mules) to carry your personal items and camping equipment
  • Saddled horses
  • First aid kit
  • Oxygen bottles
  • River rafting equipment.
  • Horses for the dey 3
  • ATV for the day 3.

Not Included

  • Breakfast on the first day
  • Lunch on the last day
  • sleeping bag (you can rent this in our office US$ 20 for the whole trek).
  • walking sticks ( you can trent these in our office US$ 15 for the whole trek)
  • Inflatable mattress ( you can ren it in our office US$ 20 for the whole trek
  • Flight tickets
  • Airport taxes
  • Tips to tour guides and staff
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses.

Optional extras not included (need to book in advance)

  • Machu Picchu Mountain climbing: USD 60 (Need to book in advance)
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain climbing: USD 70 (Need to book in advance)
  • Vistadome/Panoramic 360° Train Aguas Calientes-Ollanataymbo: US75.00 (Need to book in advance)
  • Extra Night in Aguas Calientes: Depends on the type of Hotel desired (Need to book in advance).
PRIVATE SERVICE:

A private service trek is organized just for you with private transport and your own personal tour guide. We do not add other people to your group, in order to provide you the best service possible with personal attention and added comfort.

GROUP SIZE: Private Group.
DEPARTURES: From March to January, it depends on your request.

PRICE PER PERSON 2024

2 persons $ 17500 per persons
3 persons $  1320
4 persons $ 1250
5 persons $ 1190
6 persons $ 1150
7 persons $ 1100
8 persons $ 1050
9 persons $ 1000
10 persons $ 950

IMPORTANT: Price is based on a double room accomodation.

An aditional USD 35.00 will be charged for a single room if there’s no one else to share a double room with or if you are travelling alone.

DISCOUNTS:

Student Discount: US$20 with  univesity student Card to qualify
Under 18’s Discount: US$20

TREK OPTIONS

Horse for personal use or saddle horse.- US$30 for the whole trip.
(2) Vegetarian meals.- We can provide vegetarian meals or special diets with no extra cost. Just let us know at least 2 days prior to trek departure.
(3) Sleeping bag rental.- We have sleeping bags in our office for rent. US $ 20 for the whole trip.

BOOKING INFORMATION

Choose in the Calendar the date of when you would like to start this Tour -select the month, year and the day, (Starting Date). Fill in your details as requested, and details of the people traveling with you, once you have finished and sent us your reservation, you are registered to pay a booking deposit of US$ 300 + 5% . Once we receive your payment, we will confirm your tour in your email and send you more details.

BOOKING DEPOSIT REQUIRED.- Online payments.

1.- Pay a booking deposit of US$ 300+5% card fee per person.
2.- Pay a booking deposit of US$ 300+6% per person through Paypal.
3.- For group bookings, transfer to our bank in Peru, US$ 300 per person, or pay with the methods mentioned above.

FINAL PAYMENT: We require the remaining balance payment of your tour 1 month before of your tour start, paying online with your reservation code in our website in How to pay OR pay in US$ cash or with a card in our office in Cusco at your arrival.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1.- You must inform us of any medical problems or allergies. You need to be in good physical health and if your health is questionable, then you should consult a doctor. If you are over the age of 70, then you will need to present us with a current medical certificate as Lares trek goes to 4450 masl. (it is highly recommended that you have to be in cusco 2 or 3 days in advance to acclimatize or to use to the altitude).
2.- You must tell to your tour guide if you wish to leave the group or the camping area for independent walks. If you are having any problems with the service you have to inform to your tour  guide in that moment so he can solve any problems as soon as possible.
3.- If you have vertigo you do not want to climb Huayna Picchu for any reason then indicate NO in the reservation format and write this in the comments section. (If you want to climb up to machupicchu mountain or waynapicchu mountain you have to book 4 or 5 mouths in advance because the passes are sold out, this is alternative walk.
4.- You must carry your original passport and valid student card on the trail, If you do not take the correct original passport as indicated in your permit, the control will annul your permit and refuse you entrance to the inca trail. If for any reason, you organize a new passport after we have purchased your permits, you must bring the old passport with you, or if this is impossible advise us in writing with a scan of the old passport and your new passport for us to present to the INC with official documentation to avoid problems. Administration charge for this formal change is (US$ 15 pp).
5.- The student has US$20 discount for use of student cards is regulated by the park itself, not our company. All student cards are validated by the control of the park and only accepted if you scanned a clear copy of your valid student card through with your deposit at the time of booking and it was confirmed.
6.- We include in this trek 8 kilos from each passenger for the horses, we will provide you a duffle bag to put your sleeping bag and personal clothes and mattress.
7.- Please hotel in Aguas Calientes town is 3 star hotel. If you are wanting alternative accommodation this can be organised, these are some upgrade options and the corresponding supplemental cost based on double occupancy see Recommendations. Please let us know of this request at the time of booking.
8.- However if you are unable to participate on this tour we can organize an alternative tour to visit Machu Picchu joining your group and utilising your train tickets and entrance, completing the tour as normal from Aguas Calientes (Day 4, Train to Aguas Calientes, Night in a Hostal, bus to Machu Picchu, Guided tour, Lunch at Aguas Calientes and Train return to Cusco.
9.- Change of dates is only possible if the group is still left with more than a minimum and the train tickets and Machu Picchu entrance have not been finalised. US$ 25.00 is charged.
Change of dates when train tickets have been finalised incurs a further fee as Peru rail also charges for changes of dates. This administration charge of US$20.00 per ticket in this case is incurred. At times a change of date may only be possible in an upgrade to a higher standard carriage and so the difference in price would need to be paid additionally.
10- If you become ill or injured on the trail and are unable to continue, a porter and mule will be provided to accompany you back to an area with emergency assistance capabilities. Helicopter air lifts and medical assistance are paid at the expense of the passenger. If you fail to complete the tour due to illness we will assist you to meet with your group at Machupicchu to recommence your tour at that point. There will be no refund from the original payment, however we will prepare a document to certify illness which can be used to present to your travel insurance company.
11- Our company will take all reasonable care in providing service to our clients to avoid accident, illness, loss of personal property and will only employ suitably qualified staff. We accept responsibility for the actions of our own employees. we cannot however be responsible for any action or event that was unavoidable. We also cannot be responsible for improper acts by clients or other third party. You are totally responsible for your own personal property and rented equipment.
12.-Our travel agency does not take responsibility for additional costs due to unfavorable weather conditions, natural catastrophe, strikes, accidents, illness, injury, loss of personal items, etc. It is the clients responsibility to carry insurance to cover these types of events. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the program due to any of the unforeseen conditions listed above.

CANCELATION MADE BY CLIENT

A.- Cancelation of the tour once you have paid a deposit and received a confirmation incurs in the loss of the booking deposit. (US$ 300) per person. Non-refundable booking deposit.
B.- Cancelation of tour within 45 days to 31 days before departure incurs a loss of 70% of total tour cost…
C.- Cancelation of tour within 30 days to 8 days before departure incurs a loss of 80% of total tour cost…
D.- Cancelation of tour within 7 days – 48 hours of departure incurs a loss of 90% of total tour cost…
E.- Cancelation of tour within 48 hours of departure incurs a loss of total tour cost…

YOU SHOULD BRING

Backpack, 4-season sleeping bag (you can rent it in our office), warm clothes, fleece, sweater, rain jacket and rain poncho, change of clothes, hiking boots and sandals, trousers and shorts, wool socks, wool hat, gloves, baseball cap, flashlight and extra batteries, sun glasses, water bottle and purification tablets, sun block, insect repellent, toiletries, bathing suit and towel.

TREK OPTIONS

Horse for personal use or saddle horse.- US$30 for the whole trip.
(2) Vegetarian meals.- We can provide vegetarian meals or special diets with no extra cost. Just let us know at least 2 days prior to trek departure.
(3) Sleeping bag rental.- We have sleeping bags in our office for rent. US $ 20 for the whole trip.

We rate this 5 days Lares and inca trail trek as moderate.

The main challenge on this  hike is the altitude. Beacuse we will be over 4450 masl. and you must be well-acclimatized prior to this trek.

The best time of year to plan your Lares and 2 days inca trail trek to Machupicchu is the dry season from April to october when there is little rain, this time is considered as winter, during the day is really sunny and hot and the night time the temperature is below freezing point
November to March is the wet season in Peru . But we still have several turists treking because sometimes we have great weather.

The average walking time per day on this trekking is 7 hours, but it is not every day, Days 1 and day 5 will be 3 hours walking, Days 2  8 hours, day 4  6 hours  walking.

Our camping equipment is top quality (4 season tents that our staff will sets up for you at each campside and you will be gratefull for this quality tents, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent and cooking equipment). Excellent cooking staff, plentiful meals (morning tea room service, breakfast, snacks, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner every day), vegetarian option. Food includes: pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruit, avocado, pasta, chicken, fish, meat, rice, hot drinks (including coca leaf tea which is excellent for the altitude). Food is rich in carbohydrates and suitable for trekking. Boiled water is also provided to fill up your water bottles.
we have a lot of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free travellers and our cooks know how to cater to their needs. With adequate preparation and clear communication, we can accommodate all other types of dietary requests.

What you need to carry with you each day on the tour is a light day pack. In your day pack, you should carry bottle of water; some extra warm layers, scarf; a camera; a sun hat; and sunscreen.
Water is very important while hiking. You should start each day with 2L, but you can fill up your water bottles at meal times.
The rest of your belongings – up to 8kg  – are carried in a duffel bag that we provide, by mules. All of the camping equipment needed on the trek is also carried by mules.

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