The Lares Trek Tour to Machu Picchu is a two or three day high-rise hike in Cusco, Peru, starting near the town of Lares, about 40 kilometers north of Cusco and 35 miles east of Machu Picchu. The Lares Valley is located in the east of the Urubamba Mountain Range, crossing part of the Sacred Valley. Arriving at the start of the Camino de Lares to Machu Picchu requires a bus or van trip of approximately 5 hours from the town of Lares. The Lares Trek Tour route crosses mountain areas of the typical Peruvian Andes.
The Lares Valley is home to many traditional weavers and farmers. The natives of this area speak Quechua and Spanish
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