Ausangate is one of the places with landscapes of the Andes Mountains of Peru, Ausangate stands out as one of the highest mountains in Cusco, the Nevado Ausangate (6385m.a.s.l.) It is located about 100 kilometers southeast of the city of Cusco. This excellent trekking circuit offers the traveler everything they could wish for: spectacular mountain scenery, snow capped peaks, hot springs, turquoise lakes, glaciers, herds of llamas and alpacas, picturesque villages and traditionally dressed Quechuas. During the walk, you will be able to appreciate the presence of the diversity of ecosystems, with its variety of flora and fauna of the Peruvian highlands.
DAY 1: CUSCO – T’INKI - PACCHANTA – JAMPA (CAMPING )
Very early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel to go to the community of Ausangate, in this place our team of muleteers will be waiting for us, ready to start our walk. Once we arrive in this beautiful town, we will have some time to relax before starting the walk. Very early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel to go to the community of Ausangate following the Interoceanic Highway, we will pass through the different traditional towns of the region. Cusco, contemplating the fascinating gift of nature, different fields of cultivation and the daily life of our countrymen. Until reaching the community of Ausangate Pucarumi. Starting point of our walk, here we will take a pedestrian path to go to the town of Pacchanta, where we will have lunch. after enjoying the food.
• Walking distance: 8 km
• Initial altitude: 3950 m
• Highest elevation: 4350 m
• Hours of walking: 5 horas
• Difficulty: Moderate
• Camp altitude: 4350 m
• Night temperature: – 10° C.
DÍA 2: JAMPA - HUCHUY PHYNAYA - ABRA PALOMANI PASS 5200 m.n.s. AUSANGATE COCHA (CAMPING)
Challenging day, after having enjoyed breakfast, we will begin the trek crossing in the early hours through the different lagoons located at the foot of the great Apu Ausangate of blue, green, turquoise green, accompanied by peaks covered with permanent glacier, moraines of admirable landscape. until reaching the highest point of this day, JAMPA pass 5100 m then we will be enjoying the enchanting panorama, after some photos we will be descending to our camp where a hot drink awaits us.
• Walking distance: 18 km
• Initial altitude: 4350 m
• Highest elevation: 5100 m
• Hours of walking: 9 horas
• Difficulty: Difficult
• Camp altitude: 4550 m
• Night temperature: – 15°.
DAY 3: AUSANGATE COCHA – LAGUNA ROJA - ABRA WARMI SAYANA - ANANTAPATA (CAMPING )
Traveling around Ausangate will always give us surprises in turning every mountain hill, today will be no exception. After having enjoyed breakfast we will begin our ascent to the highest point of the day with an exceptional view of the Palomani pass located at 5200 m, from this point you will be able to appreciate the unique and picturesque panorama of the area and a part of the famous hill of colors mountain, a few hours of descent we will be arriving at the Ausangatecocha lagoon where we will take a break to enjoy lunch, after having enjoyed our food, we will continue our journey, skirting the mountain until we arrive at our camp.
• Walking distance: 17 km
• Initial altitude: 4550
• Highest elevation: 5200 m
• Altura mínima: 5600 m
• Hours of walking: 8 horas
• Difficulty: Difficult
• Camp altitude: 4750 m
• Night temperature : – 15° C
DAY 4: ANANTAPATA - MONTAÑA DE COLORES - MIRADOR DEL VALLE ROJO - CUSIPATA - CUSCO
Day visit to the famous mountain of Vinicunca, it is one of the most visited destinations in recent years, for walkers it is better to visit to make a small sacrifice of getting up very early and being the first on the mountain, this is to avoid the crowd of visitors. After having visited our objective, we will begin the return journey to the city of Cusco.
• Walking distance: 10km
• Initial altitude: 4750 m
• Highest elevation: 5040 m
• Hours of walking: 4 horas
• Difficulty: Moderate
Round trip tourist transport
Food: 03 Breakfasts, 03 Lunches, 03 Dinners
All meals and drinks prepared by a cook.
Boiled water and snacks.
Specialized guide on the route (Spanish - English)
All camping equipment and supplies.
Duffle bag to carry your belongings (on horseback)
Horses to carry all equipment and personal belongings (up to 6 kg per person)
First aid kit.
Does not include
Breakfast the first day, dinner on the last day.
Inflatable matras (optional you can take in our company.)
Sleeping bags (optional you can take in our company.)
Food not indicated in the program.
Additional expenses due to weather problems
Tips during the journey to our guides.
Water purification tablets.
Standard 45 liter backpack
1 pair of gloves
Rain jacket or poncho
Bathing suit and towel
Water purification tablets
Energy bars and chocolates
Hand or headlamp
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