Ausangate Trek 5 Days

This is the unique tour located in the south of Cusco where you can get Unique Experience. Andean life, Mountains & Lakes, Alpacas & Llamas, Local people, walking around of Apu Ausangate the highest mountain in Cusco share the best moment with locals and enjoy the power of Pachamama (Mother Earth).

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    What's excluded :
    • Bathroom service
    • Water bottle
    • Propinas para el guía y su equipo de trabajo ( Cocinero, porteador o arriero)

  • Day 1: Cusco - Tinqui - Upis

    Pass By: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rora - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    Your guide will meet you in Cusco early in the morning, and take you via private transportation to the starting point of our trek- Tinqui. Here you will meet with the rest of our team Cook & horse driver then starting our hike after 2 hours we will get to the lunch spot while your gear is being loaded onto pack horses. After lunch you will begin hiking to our first camp. This day we only hike for a few hours until we arrive at the village of Upis. Here you can take a soak in the hot springs, while enjoying coca tea, and relax your muscles until dinner.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Distance: 8km/ 3 miles

    Elevation: 3800m- 4200m

    Hiking time: 3-4 hours

    Camp: 4200m/ 13,780ft

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tents

    Day 2: Upis - Arapa Pass - Ausangate Q'ocha

    Pass By: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rora - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    During our morning's trek, we will cross our the Arapa pass (4,850 metres/ 15908 feet). From here, we continue 3½ hours down the valley, passing the green lake of PuqaQ'ocha until we reach the turquoise Lake JatunPuqaQ'ocha. We then ascend the second pass of Apacheta(4,900 metres/ 16 072 feet) with the stunning turquoise blue Laguna AusangateQ'ocha below. This lake is fed from the melting snow of Ausangate. We will camp here for the second night.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Distance: 15km

    Elevation: 4200m- 4930m- 4700m

    Hiking time: 7 hours

    Camp: 4700m/ 15,420ft

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tents

    Day 3: Ausangate Q'ocha - Palomani Pass - Qampa Pampa

    Pass By: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rora - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    Covering less kilometers today, as yesterday was a big day, we pass beautiful glacial tarns, lush green pampas, and follow the edge of the river. Today is a great day for spotting wildlife so keep an eye out for condors, and vicuñas.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Distance: 17km (10.5 miles)

    Elevation: 4650m - 5100m - 4600m

    Hiking time: 7-8 hours

    Camp: 4600m/ 15,090ft

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tents (Camping)

    Day 4: Qampa Pampa - Qampa pass -Pacchanta

    Pass By: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rora - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    With only one pass to cross we will take our time today enjoying the deep blue lagoons, and alpine glacial colored lakes along the way. If your brave enough you can even jump in to cool off. Views of the massive Ausangate mountain are still visible, only today you will get to enjoy them from a new angle along with views of Pacchanta Valley. Our goal is the hot springs of Pacchanta where we will enjoy a nice soak and the views of the Ausangate Mountain above.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Distance: 16k

    Elevation: 4600m- 5050m - 4300m

    Hiking time: 6-7 hours

    Camp: 4300m/ 14,110ft

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tents (Camping)

    Day 5: Pacchanta - Tinki - Cusco

    Pass By: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rora - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    Today is another early morning as we make our way back to the starting point of Tinqui walking on flat ground and celebrating our accomplishments. Once we arrive at the village you will have your last lunch while everything is packed up in our private transportation to make our way back to Cusco where. You will be dropped off at your hotel arriving around 5pm.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Distance: 16k

    Elevation: 4300m (descending)

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We have a briefing a night before to start our trip is there where we should talk about what time will pick you up in your hotel.
    Departure Time :
    5:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Se proporcionará desinfectantes a lo largo del tour.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Organised by Vidal Expeditions

Activity ID: V-146929P4

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