Tucan Travel presents:<br />The Lares Trek&Choquequirao<br />
The Lares Valley Trek...<br />
33 kms<br />2 nights / 3 days<br />
Commonly referred to as “the alternative Inca Trail” because it was still traversed by the Inca people.<br />
Far less commercial than the Inca Trail and you may not see another tourist, <br />outside of your group, for the whole ti...
Amazing variety of quality food.<br />
Travel with Llamas!<br />
They carry up to 7kgs for each person<br />
The scenery is just as spectacular as on the Inca Trail. <br />
Sondor<br />
Aruraycocha Lake<br />
Wakawasi Village<br />
Meet the locals!<br />
The trek finishes in Ollantaytambo, from where you take the train to Machu Picchu town.<br />
Machu Picchu town.  Also known as AguasCalientes.<br />
Lares Valley trekkers have a better chance of arriving at Machu Picchu ruins before the Inca Trail trekkers on the day of ...
The postcard photo!<br />
Included guided tour of the ruins<br />
View of Machu Picchu ruins from Huayna Picchu<br />
30 minute walk to the Sun Gate, where it’s possible to trek part of the traditional “Inca Trail” in reverse, which is the ...
Return to Cuzco by train from Machu Picchu town (AguasCalientes)<br />
The Choquequirao trek...<br />64 kms<br />You trek to and from the citadel, which is 3085m above sea level<br />
6 nights / 7 days, including pre and post-tour accommodation in Cuzco<br />
Re-discovered by a Spanish explorer in the 18th Century but since the 1970s still only 40% has been excavated.<br />
Choquequirao means “cradle of gold” in Quechua and is often referred to as the new Machu Picchu.<br />
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The Lares Valley Trek is a fantastic alternative to the Inca Trail. Created and traversed by the Inca People, this trek is far less commercial than the Inca Trail but the scenery is still as spectacular. You still visit Machu Picchu and you are still able to visit the Inca Trail. The Choquequirao Trek is much longer and goes the ruins of Choquequirao, which mean "cradle of gold" in Quechua. It is commonly referred to as the New Machu Picchu.

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Lares Trek & Choquequirao Trek

  1. 1. Tucan Travel presents:<br />The Lares Trek&Choquequirao<br />
  2. 2. The Lares Valley Trek...<br />
  3. 3. 33 kms<br />2 nights / 3 days<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Commonly referred to as “the alternative Inca Trail” because it was still traversed by the Inca people.<br />
  6. 6. Far less commercial than the Inca Trail and you may not see another tourist, <br />outside of your group, for the whole time you’re on the trek!<br />
  7. 7. Amazing variety of quality food.<br />
  8. 8. Travel with Llamas!<br />
  9. 9. They carry up to 7kgs for each person<br />
  10. 10. The scenery is just as spectacular as on the Inca Trail. <br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12.
  13. 13.
  14. 14.
  15. 15. Sondor<br />
  16. 16. Aruraycocha Lake<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. Wakawasi Village<br />
  19. 19. Meet the locals!<br />
  20. 20.
  21. 21.
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  23. 23. The trek finishes in Ollantaytambo, from where you take the train to Machu Picchu town.<br />
  24. 24. Machu Picchu town. Also known as AguasCalientes.<br />
  25. 25. Lares Valley trekkers have a better chance of arriving at Machu Picchu ruins before the Inca Trail trekkers on the day of their visit.<br />
  26. 26. The postcard photo!<br />
  27. 27. Included guided tour of the ruins<br />
  28. 28.
  29. 29.
  30. 30.
  31. 31.
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  34. 34. View of Machu Picchu ruins from Huayna Picchu<br />
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  36. 36. 30 minute walk to the Sun Gate, where it’s possible to trek part of the traditional “Inca Trail” in reverse, which is the most original part of the Inca Trail.<br />
  37. 37. Return to Cuzco by train from Machu Picchu town (AguasCalientes)<br />
  38. 38. The Choquequirao trek...<br />64 kms<br />You trek to and from the citadel, which is 3085m above sea level<br />
  39. 39. 6 nights / 7 days, including pre and post-tour accommodation in Cuzco<br />
  40. 40. Re-discovered by a Spanish explorer in the 18th Century but since the 1970s still only 40% has been excavated.<br />
  41. 41.
  42. 42.
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  46. 46. Choquequirao means “cradle of gold” in Quechua and is often referred to as the new Machu Picchu.<br />
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