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Lares Trek

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Here is a lengthy review of G-Adventures Lares Trek as I found there to be very limited information on it compared to the Inca trail option when I was planning our trip, so I hope this helps others. First off, if you wanted to book...More

3  Thank whitewaterc5west
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this climb due to the scenery. Having climbed Kilimanjaro before I thought this was a more approachable climb.

Thank Elliott W
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Based on the previous posts I was really looking forward to the Lares Trek. My wife allowed me one night to camp and Sam Travel Peru (who were really good) planned a two day and one night itinerary where we would hike from Quishuarani-Cancani-Huacahuasi-Patacancha. It...More

7  Thank AndrewDB18
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My trek through the Andes from Cusco toward Machu Picchu was the most adventurous trip I've ever taken. The landscape changes every day as you climb up, down, over and through mountain passes. We saw waterfalls, rushing streams, dark blue lakes and a glacier. Choose...More

1  Thank mcklshirey
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Did the 4 night Lares trek with Mountain Lodges of Peru and enjoyed every moment of it. Great Lodges/ hotels, well managed tours and hiking, great food and in our case, great company. The two Lodges are sensational with good accommodation and amenities. The other...More

Thank Bunnyrab
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Booked 7 day Lares / Sacred Valley trek with Mountain Lodges of Peru (MLP) with an extra day in Aquas Calientes (Machu Picchu town) - in summary, there were many problems, including the lead guide DRUNK for 2 consecutive nights, and other issues - I...More

2  Thank KAB6055
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Ended up doing the Lares Trek after being unable to access inca trail permit due to poor planning. Can be challenging at altitude, gets up to 4800m. Interaction with locals is mainly via young children lining the pathway while awaiting gifts. Reasonable scenery. Trek organised...More

3  Thank goony51
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We did Lares trek with Gadventures, they were an excellent company I'd highly recommend them .Our Guide Charlie was wonderful, he minded us as like family and was a great story teller. Lares trek was the most challenging and satisfying thing I've ever done. There...More

1  Thank MagusC
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I did the Lares Trek with G adventures and our tour guides and porters took excellent care of us. The hike was challenging but was well worth it! The views were incredible and the weather was nice too: cool at night and hot during the...More

4  Thank Laura G
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Our team of four (two couples) engaged Chris from Top Peru Trips to guide us through the Lares (Weavers) route trek and a trip to Machu Picchu. Chris arranged for everything to happen, from hiring the horseman, the server and cook for the trek, to...More

1  Thank Gerry M
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14 August 2017|
Response from mcklshirey | Reviewed this property |
We did the Lares Trek in June and the daytime temps were in the 60s and 70s Fahrenheit. At night it got down to 28 degrees F.
Will D
20 July 2017|
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Response from Steffi D | Reviewed this property |
Hello again Will! It's important that you are well acclimatized for the high altitude which you will face on Lares trek (4800/4900hm at the peak) !! The travel agencies recommend "be minimum 3 days before the hike in Cusco... More
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11 June 2017|
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Response from Rob P |
We just completed the Lares Trek with Sam Travel and we have the best experience ever, a long the trek we have not seen any other group. IFf you are looking for the most isolated trek, then contact Sam and you will not be... More
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