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Lares Trek

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

We just completed the challenging but incredible Lares Trek thru G Adventures. My good friend (52) and I (53) joined a collection of 9 younger hikers from Norway, Sweden, Finland, England and Canada for this incredible experience. In addition to hiking to a reported elevation...More

11  Thank Lzemp
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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

17  Thank AndrewDB18
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a fabulous time in Cusco and surrounding area w G Adventures. I opted not to trek but have 2 extra days for a cusco city tour including Sachuayaman and a tour of Maras Moray site and salt mines. It was really well organized and...More

Thank Nathalie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 7 days hiking in the Cusco region in Oct 2018 as part of a Charity Challenge trek. 4 of those days were on the Lares Trek. The route varies, depending on the guides and the group. Ours started at the Lares Hot Springs,...More

Thank Gideon W
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We booked the trip to lares trek with terra quechua peru, 3 months ago with a previous deposit to reserve the quota, we just returned home after our total experience in our adventure to Machupicchu. The service was great, the staff of the agency very...More

3  Thank cochranvise
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I did this trek as the Inca trail was booked out. The scenery was outstanding. I also enjoyed meeting the locals and giving the children fruit. This is something you would not have gotten from the Inca trail. It was snowing at the summit and...More

Thank uplands99
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My friend and I had a wonderful experience on the Lares Trek with G Adventures in May. Our guide, Lucy, and assistant, Ever, were friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. The mountains and trails were beautiful and dynamic, and trails were quiet. We camped in very different...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This is a hiking you'll never forget. I traveled with G Adventures for three days, and can truly recommend it. It's a little bit tuff, but take it slow and stop for the fantastic wiev and drink water. Sleep in a tent for 2 night's...More

Thank Cathrine J
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I did the Lares Trek with Orange nation in middle of August. The trek definitely was everything that Orange nation promised. We did really get “off the beaten track.” With their unique trekking route, we rarely saw any other trekkers. The lakes, glacier topped mountains,...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I am so happy I chose G Adventures. I could not have done this trek on my own. They guides were very helpful and the porters and chefs were incredible. Everything felt very organized, and we were well-taken care of. G Adventures pays fair wages...More

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We booked the Lares Trek through g Adventures. The trek itself was incredible. The scenery was spectacular. It was very remote in that we didn’t see any other tour groups and got to meet Peruvian children and their families along the way. We were encouraged...More

Thank POC-CW
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Mountains and scenery unbelievable but the most wonderful experience was to meet Inca elders. Made friends with a good group of international travelers of varying ages. Guides took very good care of us. O2 and an emergency horse available at the very top when air...More

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3 March 2018|
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Response from Jolien B | Reviewed this property |
Xtreme Tourbulencia Cusco
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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.
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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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