Lares Trek

Of you’re talking South America and Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail is invariably the name that comes to mind. But not many people know about the Lares Trek’; a worthy alternative if ever there was one. In fact, many people who have done both swear that the Lares Trek is even better! Typically less crowded than the Inca Trail, the Lares Trek also concludes with a full day at Machu Picchu.

Hanging out in Cuzco

I absolutely loved this city, and I could easily have spent more time there. The architecture is lovely, with a definite European, colonial feel. If you feel like shopping, you’re in for a treat, with lots of lovely jewellery, handcrafts … Continue reading

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Choosing footwear for the Lares Trek in Peru

Before I embarked upon my Peru adventure with On The Go Tours I was racked with indecision about what footwear is suitable for the Lares Trek. After reading every blog I could find and now having completed the Lares Trek, … Continue reading

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The Inca Trail vs. The Lares Trek: Peru’s Hidden Gem

Inca Trail permits are limited to 500 per day, including porters etc, so you really need to book your Peru trip at least 6 months in advance to secure a place. If you can’t get on, don’t despair! I’ve just … Continue reading

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