A perfect alternative to the classic Inca Trail. Immerse yourself in some of nature’s most beautiful landscapes by passing through different landscapes in a span of just a few days. Feel the crisp and arid temperatures of high Puna, get closer to the vast blue sky at the Salkantay Mountain Pass, experience the sacred value of Apu Salkantay by looking at its imposing snow-capped peaks, walk through lushy cloud forests full of fauna and flora, and reach the crown jewel of the Inca Empire hidden in the warmth of brow of jungle.
The Lares Trail is known for its picturesque and typical Peruvian Andean mountain landscapes. This area is home to some of the most traditional weavers and farmers of the region known for their beautiful textiles. The Lares trail is a perfect alternative trail for those looking to experience local-life first hand.