On this spectacular horseback riding tour across Peru, ride and camp in the Lares Mountains and discover Peru’s true cultural identity that lives and thrives off the beaten path. Take a scenic train across the Sacred Valley to reach the spectacular Inca citadel and city of Machu Picchu!
On this spectacular 4-day Peru horseback riding tour in the Lares Mountains, discover Peru’s true cultural identity that lives and thrives off-the-beaten-path. Ride with a multi-lingual guide, professional cook, and riding/camping team for an immersive and comfortable experience camping in Peru’s stunning mountainsides. Travel on horseback from Cusco across the Sacred Valley, then take a scenic train ride to the spectacular Inca citadel of Machu Picchu
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Cusco
Accommodation: 2 nights camping/1 night hotel
Day 1: Hike and Ride into the Lares Mountains
Begin your trek with 5:30 am hotel pick-up in Cuscoand transfer to the stables at Lares. Stop along the way for breakfast, and arrive at the stables by mid-morning. Today, you’ll ride for 5.5 hours along spectacular ridges, stopping for lunch and a rest at a mountain lake called Ipsaycchocha. Pass plenty of llamas and alpacas along the way.
You’ll arrive at your campsite by 17:00 pm, and have time to relax and enjoy dinner. In the dry season, enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountainsides.
Day 2: Ride to the Famous Chachapata Kunkany Hot Spring
Wake up at 5:30 am for a hearty breakfast, then set out for a 6-hour ride along gentle slopes. Pass by several scenic lakes, and plenty of llama and alpaca. Stop for lunch at mid-day.
Arrive to the famous Chachapata Kunkany Hot Springs in the evening and soak in the warm, mineral-rich baths for a well-earned relaxation. At night, your team will set up camp along the hot springs
Day 3: Take a Scenic Train to Aguas Calientes
After a delicious breakfast at camp, say goodbye to the working team and horses and set out via private transfer to the scenic town of Ollantaytambo. From here, enjoy a scenic 2-hour train ride through the Inca Sacred Valley to Aguas Calientes town. Upon arrival, check-in to your well-deserved hotel room for the night.
Day 4: Discover Machu PicchuWa
Wake up at 4:30 am and enjoy an early-morning breakfast at the hotel. Take the 5:30 am train ride to Machu Picchu (~30 minutes) to beat the crowds to Machu Picchu.
Today, enjoy a private guided tour of this spectacular and magical world wonder. Explore and discover the Inca citadel, then take the bus back to Aguas Calientes in the afternoon to begin your return trip. Take the train to Ollantaytambo, and from there, catch the bus to Cusco. Your driver will drop you off at your hotel.
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