The Lares Hot Springs | All You Need To Know

The Lares Hot Springs

Located in the province of Urubamba, this beautiful valley of Lares is surrounded by imposing snow-capped mountains.

For visitors who love to live with the culture and nature of the Andes, this is an excellent opportunity to meet the people who speak the language of the Incas, Quechua is a predominant language throughout the route where the tour Lares trek to Machu Picchu 4 days and also in the tour Lares trek and short Inca Trail. It offers a memorable experience because the communities that are visited on the tour route maintain intact the ancestral traditions in the elaboration of looms and fabrics, cultivation of tubers, and grazing of alpacas and llamas.

The Lares Trek Hot Springs

The thermal baths of the Lares Valley have an altitude of 3 227 meters above sea level and have a climate of min. 1 ℃/ max. 20 ℃. Therefore, it is recommended to bring.

  • Water bottle
  • Personal medication
  • Hat for the heat
  • Warm clothes



How to get to the Lares Valley?

Take a flight from Lima to Cusco, which has an estimated time of approximately 1 h 15 min. You also have the possibility of going by bus or car, which takes approximately 26 hours and covers 1,650 km.

How difficult is the Lares Trek tour?

The Lares Trek is considered a moderate hike. It is not a technical hike but the altitude may affect some people. Overandes Travel recommends buying a walking stick during your stay in Peru, as it will help you keep your balance and reduce the load on your knees and ankles.

Where does the Lares tour end?

Our tours Lares trek to Machu Picchu 4 days and Lares trek and short Inca Trail 5 days end in Machu Picchu, but there are some variations, most end in Ollantaytambo. From there, hikers have the option of taking a train to Aguas Calientes to visit the citadel of Machu Picchu or return to Cusco.

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