PRIVATE EXPEDITION LARES
DAY 1 CUSCO – HUARAN – CANCHA CANCHA
We will leave Cusco very early in the morning and we will travel by private bus through the Sacred Valley
After 1 hour with approximately 30 minutes we will arrive at Sayhuapata at 2,800 m.s.n.m.
Where we will begin our walk and appreciate a fertile valley, houses of stone and thatched roof in the community of Cancha Cancha at 3350 m.s.n.m. here we will set up our camp for the night.
DAY 2 CANCHA CANCHA – QUISWARANI
On the second day, shortly after starting our morning expedition, we will reach two bright glaciers, Los Lagos, Suirococha and Yuraccocha. Here, we can see an endless number of bird species, including the Andean ibis and the Andean geese.
After 2 hours of walking we will arrive at the first pass called Pachacuti at 4,500 m.s.n.m. Near the top of the pass, we will enjoy a spectacular view of the snowy Pitusiray at 5,750 m.s.n.m. and Chicon located at 5,500 m.s.n.m.
Then we will continue our walk towards the village of Quiswarani, where we will camp for the night.
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DAY 3 QUISWARANI – THERMAL WATERS
In the morning after breakfast we will go downhill going through the wonderful vegetation with a variety of flowers and hummingbirds. We will arrive at the colonial village of
Lares and spend the rest of the morning in the thermal baths.
After lunch, we will continue our more gentle walk above a picturesque valley after 2 hours we will arrive at our camp.
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DAY 4 THERMAL WATERS LARES – EPSAYCOCHA
On the fourth day, we will continue to make an uphill journey through the valley until we reach the community of Huacawasi. The people here produce a certain amount of the finest fabrics in Peru.
Here, we will observe his great ability and his brilliant techniques of weaving, like ponchos, blankets and other garments. Passing the town we will begin to walk towards the pass of the Condor, the second of the trip to 4,100 m.s.n.m.
Here, we will have a sensational view of the snowy “La Verónica” at 5,750 m.s.n.m. Then, we will make a descent of 1 hour towards the lake of Epsaycocha, where we will have the last camp.
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DAY 5 EPSAYCOCHA – OLLANTAYTAMBO
The Last Day of our journey, the road will lead us downhill towards a wide valley.
Descending in the valley, we will arrive to the community of Willoq from where a bus will take us to the town of Ollantaytambo which is considered as one of the most important museums in the world. In this place we can appreciate the archaeological complex of the village and a wide variety of flora and many species of birds.
In the afternoon after visiting Ollantaytambo, we will return to Cusco by private bus.
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PRIVATE SERVICE CLASS
- Group size: Customer choice
- Departure date: At the customer’s choice
- Hotel-Sayhuapata (Private bus).
- Ollantaytambo-Cusco (Private bus).
- Professional Guide: Spanish / English.
- Assistant guide: from 12 people.
- Cook: Food preparation manager.
- Horsemen and horses: they carry tents, food, cooking equipment but
- passenger 8 kilos.
- Food: 4 breakfasts / 5 lunches / 4 dinners and snacks.
- Equipment: Double tents, inflatable mat, dining tent, bath tent, tent
- kitchen, chairs and tables.
- Breakfast first day.
- Sleeping bag.
- US $ 20 Synthetic Sleeping for 5 days.
- US $ 20 Accommodation in simple tent.