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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu
4 Days/ 4 Nights

Archaeological site of Pisac
Waterfall
Isolated indigenous communities
Llamas and alpacas
Shockingly glacial lakes
Peaking ice glaciers
Hot springs-Lares Trek
Machu Picchu
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Max Altitude4700m m.s.n.m
Group SizeUp to 8 people
ServiceGroup
TransportationVan, Train, Bus
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4 Days
Door to Door
From $559 USD
Per person
Tour Code: LTM4D
4 Days
Door to Door
From $559 USD
Per person
Tour Code: LTM4D

SAM Travel Peru is the only tour operator with its own scenic and cultural trekking route, that treks COMPLETELY OFF THE BEATEN PATH with the LARES TREK TO MACHU PICCHU. You pass through the most isolated indigenous communities keeping the Inca culture alive, and get the privilege to interact with them. Our own unique route is incredibly picturesque, with majestic ice glaciers, shockingly blue glacial lakes, waterfalls, llamas, and alpacas. We are the only tour operator that includes the SALT MINES + PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL AND SAUNA at our exclusive hotel in Ollantaytambo — NO ONE HAS A BETTER DEAL than SAM Travel Peru for this trek.

NEW 2019 MACHU PICCHU REGULATIONS

Machu Picchu was recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1983. UNESCO has been concerned with the increase of visitors to Machu Picchu within the last few years and worries that these crowds are causing damage. They have established new regulations for 2019 to reduce visitor traffic within this archaeological complex.

These new regulations took effect on January 1, 2019. All visitors are now limited to 4 hour visiting sessions. Tickets to Machu Picchu are now divided into three daily sessions: early morning (6AM – 9AM), late morning (9AM – 12PM) and early afternoon (12PM – 3PM). Within these sessions, visitors must choose a specific hour to visit. This is to regulate and reduce visitor traffic within the citadel– each hour is limited to 600 visitors.

The new regulations will have a direct impact on: Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain (not to be confused with the citadel itself). In order to enjoy your tour of the citadel and hike the additional mountains, you will need to purchase an extra entrance ticket to the ruins extending your time allowed inside. This means that Huayna Picchu tickets will go up from $35 per person to $75 per person

All tours include the entrance to Machu Picchu but, in order, to hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, you will need to purchase an additional Machu Picchu entrance ticket with the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu permit, which will cost a total of $75 per person. These new regulations will come into effect starting January 1, 2019 and will apply towards all tours. If you have booked Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain with us and do not want to pay the higher fee, please contact us at: samtravelperu@gmail.com

These are new regulations that took effect starting January of 2019, keep visiting our page and social sites for more information or updates on these regulations.

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