Orange Nation Peru is offering a combination of a variety of off-the-beaten track experiences to Lares Valley. We have created independent travel experiences catering to your free spirited passion for exploration. Slide into the negotiation of life and nature near the town of Lares, 40 miles north of Cusco and 35 miles southeast of Machu Picchu. The trek lies dormant awaiting your call to the legendary Lares Valley. East of the Urubamba mountain range, which traverses part of the Sacred Valley.
The Lares trekking route is famous for its scenic route through isolated indigenous villages, spectacular snow-capped mountain peaks, tranquil glacial lakes and rivers and streams gently flowing through mountain slopes. Pass through indigenous communities with the locals dressed in their colorful traditional outfits. Immerse yourself into the culture as the natives herd hundreds of llamas and alpacas or tend to their potato fields, harvested on the mountain side in the most unforgiving terrain. Indulge in star studded night skies and crisp morning air free of pollution.
The trail may lead you to the therapeutic hot springs of Lares. Finally, the journey culminates in the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu.