The Lares trek (known as the Lares trek) is a hike in height in Cusco, Peru, that begins near the town of Lares, approximately 64 kilometers north of Cusco and 56 kilometers east of Machu Picchu, 1 and that leads from two to three days. The Lares Valley lies to the east of the Urubamba mountain range and runs through part of the Sacred Valley. To get to the starting point of the walk, a trip of approximately 5 hours by bus or van is required from the town of Lares. The Lares trek route crosses the typical mountainous Andean areas of Peru.
The Lares Valley is home to many weavers and farmers famous for their handcrafted fabrics. The natives of this region speak Quechua and Spanish and are always willing to give you a chance to weave something with your own hands. 2
The Lares trek is one of the main alternative routes to Machu Picchu.3 It is slightly shorter but higher than the Inca Trail, and can be accessed from Cusco.4 Unlike the Inca Trail, they are not required permits to hike the Lares trek.