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Ausangate Trek 5 days / 4 nights

Overview
  • Day 1: Cusco – Ocongate – Upis
  • Day 2: Upis – Laguna Pucacocha
  • Day 3: Lagunas Pucacocha – Step Palomani – Chilcapinaya
  • Day 4: Chilcapinaya – Jampa Valley – Pachaspata
  • Day 5: Laguna Qomerqocha – Pacchanta – Tinqui – Cusco

The Ausangate Trek 5 dias is an excellent circuit walk that traveler is offered as a spectacular mountain landscape, snow-capped peaks, hot springs, turquoise lakes, glaciers, herds of llamas and alpacas, picturesque villages and traditionally dressed communities Andean. This is a moderate hike challenging, with several quite some overpasses and often very icy nights.

Itinerary

Walking difficulty: Difficult

camianta Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Starting point: Cusco

Point: Cusco

Type of trek: Archaeological, Cultural, Camping, Ecological, Hiking
(D) = breakfast / (A) = lunch / (C) = dinner

Day 1: Cusco – Ocongate – Upis (A, C)

We leave Cusco at 6.00am and traveled five hours to the town of Tinqui, passing through picturesque villages along the river valley Huatanay and beautiful stretches of cultivated land. Then we continue our journey by 30 minutes until Upis (4140m), where we will camp in front of the majestic Ausangate. We observe the high-Andean customs of the people in this area and also enjoy the presence of large amounts of alpacas.

Day 2: Upis – Laguna Pucacocha (D, A, C)

After breakfast, very early, we remount the Arapa (4700m) step to descend to the Pucacocha lagoons known with the names of Jatun Pucacocha, Viracocha and Huchuy Pucacocha, where we have great views and we also see different species of Andean birds, camped banks of a pond. (4575m).

Day 3: Lagunas Pucacocha – Step Palomani – Chilcapinaya (D, A, C)

This day we will see the deglaciation of Ausangate. Ascend to the passage Alcatani (4650m) and continue the journey descending toward the lagoon Ausangatecocha, then ascend to the Palomani step (5050m) where we will have views of particular beauty, then we descend to Chilcapinaya where we camp.

Day 4: Chilcapinaya – Jampa Valley – Pachaspata (D, A, C)

Our continuous along the Valley of Jampa where we appreciate Andean people in traditional costumes of the region and alpacas, sheep, llamas, alpacas tour, ascend to our last pass (4600m), to observe the beautiful lagoon of Ticllacocha, la pampa of Pachaspata camping on the banks of the lagoon Qomercocha.

Day 5: Laguna Qomerqocha – Pacchanta – Tinqui – Cusco (B, L)

Accompanied by magnificent high Andean landscapes descend to the village of Pacchanta we have the option to visit the thermal baths Pacchanta. After a brief tour through the typical Andean landscape Tinqui got to where we embarked for our return to Cusco by bus.

Our services Include

  • Pick up from your hotel in the morning of departure
  • Private bus transfer from your hotel to the start point of the walk
  • Horses (to carry tents, food, cooking utensils and personal items 6kgs)
  • An emergency horse
  • Food for: 6 breakfasts, 5 dinners, 5 lunches (food includes: pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruit, avocado, pasta, chicken, fish, meat, rice, all rich in carbohydrates and suitable for walking hot drinks.: hot chocolate, coffee and tea, including coca leaf tea which is excellent for altitude!)
  • Teatime / Snacks: coffee / tea, popcorn and cookies
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Tents for 2 people (but can accommodate 3), so there is plenty of room for your backpacks
  • Mattresses, tables and chairs, kitchen. professional chef
  • First aid kit including oxygen
  • 5 nights in tent
  • Transportation Tinqui – Cusco

It not included in the service

  • Sleeping bags
  • Lantern
  • Lunch on the last day Tinki
  • Tips for the guide, cook and porters

What do I have to bring

  • waterproof hiking shoes or boots are recommended
  • Backpack (You may need one for the horse and one to carry. We Canvas available for rent if needed)
  • Sleeping bag to -8 degrees Celsius
  • Warm clothes (coats recommended)
  • Thermals (woolen hat, socks and scarf are recommended)
  • Flashlight, camera or camcorder.
  • batteries
  • Sun protection (hat, sunscreen, sunglasses)
  • waterproof jacket or poncho
  • Water bottle
  • Water purification tablets (if you want to collect water from rivers)
  • Personal medical kit
  • Money for souvenirs, drinks and tips
  • Toilet paper
  • Snacks like chocolate, energy bars, dried fruit etc.
  • Travel towel
  • Swimwear
  • Staves, if you think you’ll need

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Tour Price

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