A Trek through high andean scenary, visiting highland villages where life goes on much as it did centuries ago and local inhabitants continue the ancient textile traditions of their ancestors. From these high,open we descend into the lush forests .
DAY 1: CUSCO / LARES / HUACAWASI.
After an early departure from Cusco you will be driven to Calca, and then climb to the highest point of this road at 4265 meters, and from trere we will be able to see the mountains of Sawasiray and pitusiray before desending into the warm valley of Lares at an altitude of 3207 meters, this is a typical colonial village with a church, a main plaza and narrow streets. there we will meet your porters and the trek begins. Our trail ascends towards the community of Huacawasi (3780 m), a charming litle commnity of small houses built from mud brick and thatch. We will walk for approximately for to five hours. Campsite
DAY 2: HUACAWASI / MILLPO LAKE
leaving in thr early morning we make a brief ascent to the Huahuaqasa pass at 4398 meters before descending to Aruraycocha and Millpo lakes which are formed by the melt waters of the Pumahuanca and Capacsaya snow peaks. This is a spectacular days trekking, through the Urubamba Mountain Range, you will have ample opportunity to spot a number of Andean birds, including condors. Campsite
DAY 3: MILLPO LAKE / YANAHUARA / CUSCO
We descend towards the farmers community of Yanahuara and its agreeable climate at an altitude of 9931 ft. The tiny hamlet of Yanahuara is located in the Urubamba Valley, which for the Incas was the fertile Sacred Valley. Nowadays it is the breadbasket of Cusco, with its terraced slopes seeded with corn and watered by the glaciers of the great snow peaks and the river, which they worshipped as the “Willkamayu” or “Holy River”.Then late in the afternoon we go back to Cusco.
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