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Trekking Ausangate 4 days / 3 nights alternative to the Inca Trail

  • Día 01: Cusco, Ocongate, Tinki
  • Día 02: Tinki, Upis
  • Día 03: Upis, Pacchanta
  • Día 04: Pacchanta, Tinki

Ausangate Trekking: This beautiful hike to high ground around the mountain Ausangate (two of them on 4800msnm). The peak Ausangate considered by local people as a sacred Apu and is the most powerful of pilgrimage for today descendants of Quechua central point. This hike can also be combined with the famous festival of Inti Raymi, Festival of the Sun in Cusco or the winter solstice festival in the snowy mountains Qoyllority in front of Ausangate.


Day 01: Cusco, Ocongate, Tinki (3950m.snm)

We started the trip by bus at 06:00 am to make some stops on the route, passing through typical villages sympathetic to the mountains, on the heights of Urcos the scenery is spectacular, you can see all the Cordillera Vilcanota. Then we arrived at the Ocongate population, large population of great historical significance (Lord of Qoyllorrity) and after 30 minutes we reached the town of Tinky located at 3850 meters above sea level, reaching our first camp where we spend the night. This is the place where we will start our trek. (Lunch and dinner).

Day 02: Tinki, Upis (4200m.)

After breakfast we begin the trek to a step of 4500 m and then continue on the slopes of Mount Ausangate, noting gaps in different colors without neglecting the high Andes of the inhabitants of this area customs and also enjoy the presence of large amounts of Llamas, Alpacas. We visit the small town of Upis (4140m) which will be held in our camp (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Day 03: Upis, Pacchanta (4450m.)

After breakfast, continue the journey brisk towards the town of Pacchanta in the tour we will see great views and we also see different species of Andean birds, this area is known as the natural reserve of huallatas and vizcachas and other wild animals place. This day will arrive early to camp to enjoy the thermal baths and exquisite Pachamanca. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Day 04: Pacchanta, Tinki (3950m) Cusco.

After breakfast, we will walk 3 hours through typical Andean landscape and then arrive at the village of Tinqui where we have lunch then board the bus back to Cusco. (Breakfast lunch).

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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