Peru: The People of Lares and the Sacred Valley


A more in-depth cultural, fascinating way to see the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu… We’ve combined Mountain Lodges Peru’s award-winning Lares Trek (known for its exploration of hidden Inca Trails and their luxurious overnight lodging) with more ruins and markets in the Sacred Valley.   On the trek, you choose your level of activity and your interest – whether it’s hiking, mountain biking or visiting the people of the Lares area.

The Lares Adventure to Machu Picchu…a journey through the ancient history, living culture and magnificent landscape of Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Expert guides will tailor your individual experience with a choice of adventure activities and cultural encounters. Then, as breathtaking sunsets paint the Andean sky, you will settle into deluxe mountain lodges to prepare for the next day.

Take your time – we want you to see the real Incan culture and see the Peru that lies beyond the guidebooks.


Land Cost

Starting at



Based on 4-6 People
(excluding international air)

Custom Dates and Prices Available1.800.670.6984 OR 775.832.5454

ITINERARY at a Glance

Day 1

Arrive in Lima, overnight at airport hotel. *Must be a Saturday.

Day 2

Fly to Cusco (we recommend 9 am departure). Afternoon tour of ruins and city tour.

Day 3

Full day visiting Chinchero Market and sacred ruins of Maras and Moray with picnic lunch.

Day 4

Day at leisure, evening briefing for Lares trek.

Day 5

Sacred Valley of the Incas – Exploring Pisa.

Day 6

Lares Region – Inca sites and villages.

Day 7

Expedition to Ollantaytambo

Day 8

Discovering Ollantaytambo

Day 9

Machu Picchu – return to Cusco

Day 10

Fly to Lima (we recommend a 9 am departure), Lima city tour with Larco Museum, farewell dinner, transfer to airport.