Set course to the village of Lares where we will start hiking. During this journey, we will make a stop in the village of Calca. After lunch, we will start our hike towards the first campsite in Huacawasi.
Transfer to Lares via Calca, and hike to Huacawasi (L/D)
At approximately 6:00 hrs, you will be picked up from your hotel to set course to the village of Lares where we will start hiking. During this journey, we will make a stop in the village of Calca, where you will be able to visit the local market and buy breakfast or other supplies for your trek. (Your guide might advise you to buy some bread to hand out to the children you will meet during the trek.)
When arriving at Lares we will visit the hot springs (optional) where you will be able to enjoy the hot water while our cooks prepare a scrumptious lunch.
After lunch, we will start our hike towards the first campsite in Huacawasi (3850m). During 4 hours you will walk gradually uphill so that you get a good training for the next day when we will reach the highest point of the trek. The first night, we will spend the night at the house of our horsemen who are joining us on the trip. Upon arrival your tents will be ready, and you will receive popcorn, sweets and some hot tea before having dinner.
Transport time: 4 hours
Hiking time: 4-5 hours
Day Climate : Warm
Night Climate : Cold.