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Ausangate Trek 6 days / 5 nights

  • Day 1: Cusco / Tinqui
  • Day 2: Tinqui / Upis
  • Day 3: Jatun Pucacocha / Pampacancha
  • Day 4: Huchuy Finaya / Qomercocha
  • Day 5: Qomercocha / Pacchanta
  • Day 6: Pacchanta /Tinki /Cusco

The tour Ausangate 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 Andean communities . This is a moderate hike challenging, with several quite some overpasses and often very icy nights. This beautiful six-day hike begins and ends in the small Andean town of Tinqui and leads to very high places around the mountain of Ausangate and more than three flyovers (two of them over 4800 meters). The peak of Ausangate is considered by locals as a sacred Apu and is the most powerful of pilgrimage for today descendants of Quechua central point.


Walking difficulty: Difficult

Camianta Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights

Starting point: Cusco

Point: Cusco

Type of trek: Archaeological, Cultural, Camping, Ecological, Hiking

Day 1: Cusco / Tinqui

We headed to Tinqui (4000m) where we will begin our trek. The trip takes about 4 hours. We passed through beautiful countryside and several traditional villages, especially in Urcos, Cattca and Oxangate, where we will have the opportunity to take some pictures. Our journey begins climbing a path to the northwest front of the huge mountain of Ausangate. We walked through fields of agriculture dispersed, then, we Upis (4435m). It is stable Upis camp and can relax in the hot springs.

Day 2: Tinqui / Upis

We begin our tour today with a rise of 2.5 hours to Arapa step (4757m). From the pass we continue through the valley, sometimes slowly, into a deep valley of lakes and glaciers. Camp near Lake Jatun Pucacocha (4585m), which is located at the bottom of one of the glaciers of Ausangate.

Day 3: Jatun Pucacocha / Pampacancha

After breakfast we start our trip to the Apacheta Pass (4850m). Then we descend to a beautiful lake called Ausangatecocha, formed by a melting glacier. From here we begin our hardest climb glacial terrain to step Palomani (5165m). The view of the Cordillera del Vilcanota from here makes it worth the hard work today. When you finish viewing the incredible view, facing and descend to camp near the remote village of Pampacancha (4500m).

Day 4: Huchuy Finaya / Qomercocha

We jampamayo follow the river through the gorge to a small town called Jampa (4650m), where you can see stone houses. On the way here we will see the spectacular Signal peak Nevado Pico Tres (6093m). Jampa village, we continue our moderate climb, then the road begins to climb sharply again to our camp even closer to the lake Tillacocha (4800 m).

Day 5: Qomercocha / Pacchanta

We walked in a circle around the lake and up Tillacocha 1.5 to 2 hours for the last step Jampa 4950m. Glaciers, huge mountains and glacial lakes surround Jampa. We descend to the village of Pacchanta (4250m) where we camp and have the opportunity to visit the thermal baths.

Day 6: Pacchanta / Tinki / Cusco

Today the day consists of three easy walks through open fields. Today is your last chance to have a narrow view of Ausangate. We arrived back in Tinqui where we meet our transport back to Cusco at night.

Our services Include

  • Pick up from your hotel in the morning
  • Shuttle bus to the start of the walk (Cachora)
  • English speaking professional guide (2 guides for groups over 7 people)
  • 2 people in each tent
  • Futons
  • Kitchen tent, dining tent with tables and chairs Field
  • Accommodation: 3 nights camping
  • Accommodation for our Staff
  • First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
  • Choquequirao and Machu Picchu income
  • Hot water every morning and evening for washing (while hiking)
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Excellent Meals (03B, 03L, 03D + 04 snacks in the morning)
  • food includes pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruit, avocado, pasta, chicken, fish, rice, meat ,, all rich in carbohydrates necessary for trekking, hot drinks including coca leaf tea which is excellent for the altitude
  • We supply boiled water to fill your water bottle all the time (during a trip) if you may need more, please apply in time
  • Tea time the first three days (tea, coffee, biscuits, popcorn)
  • Horses (for equipment and personal items, will be carried by horses, means that only take a small bag 01 emergency horse.
  • Ida Y Vuelta train Ollanta – Machu Picchu – Ollasnta Ò – Cusco
  • private bus back to Cusco
  • Transfer to your hotel

It not included in the service

  • Drinks
  • Sleeping bag
  • First day breakfast
  • Entrance to Hot Springs
  • Mineral water
  • Bus up and down to Machu Picchu
  • Last lunch and dinner last machupicchu

What do I have to bring

  • Original passport (the same he made the reservation)
  • Hiking shoes or waterproof shoes are recommended
  • Backpack (You may need one for the horse and one to carry.
  • Sleeping bags
  • Clothing hot and cold temperatures
  • Camera or camcorder
  • battery
  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses)
  • -minimum Insect repellent recommended 20% DEET
  • waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Water bottle or cantinplora
  • water purification tablets (if you want to take water from the river)
  • Personal medical kit
  • Passport and ISIC card if you are a student (originals required)
  • Money for souvenirs, drinks
  • Toilet paper
  • Snacks like chocolate, energy bars, dried fruit etc.
  • Travel towel
  • Swimwear
  • Staff, if you think you’ll need


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