Ausangate Trek 5 Days / 4 Nights
Ausangate is one of the most imposing mountains in the city of Cusco; it is to 6,400 meters on the sea level in “La Cordillera del Vilcanota”.
This magnificent trek, allows us to visit the Nevado Ausangate and appreciate the mountain chain that surrounds it, during the tour we will have panoramic views of snow-capped mountains that are still maintained intact, great plains, flora, fauna and the most important thing we can appreciate are some communities which until today retain their ancestral customs.
Ausangate is one of the most visited places by all those who love adventure, and those who love at all times be in contact with nature. During our tours we will walk approximately 4 to 5 hours a day, the walks are long, but slow at the same time. In this way you can enjoy the variety of climates that presents this area.
Day 1 – Cusco – Ocongate – Tinqui – Upis.-
Very early in the morning, we will pick you up from the hotel to head our bus to Ocongate, a place where we are going to start our trek in the direction of the village of Tinqui (3.800 m.a.s.l. ), here we will have our first rest and lunch. Then we will continue our trek noting some snow-capped mountains that offers our nature until reach our first camp at a place called Upis (4.140 m.a.s.l. ).
Day 2 – Upis – Abra Arapa.-
After a well-deserved breakfast, we will begin our walk towards Abra Arapa, this second day’s walk is one of the nicest, because walking is not so arduous, but the extraordinary thing is that we can see imposing snow-capped mountains, until arrive to our second camp.
Day 3 – Abra Arapa- Abra Campo.-
After breakfast, we will start our trek towards the Abra Campo. On this tour we will see majestic glaciers found on top of the plain and in the same way will have the opportunity to observe many animals, who live in these heights .
Day 4 – Abra Campo – Pacchanta.-
This day our walk is not so exhausting, since we will walk along an enormous flatness in company of any moraines that are a marvel to observe them, also we will observe some communities that even maintain its customs in the upbringing of its animals
Day 5 – Pacchanta – Tinki – Cusco.
Last day of trekking. After breakfast we will start our walk to arrive to Tinki, where will be waiting our bus to return to the city of Cusco, during this tour we will appreciate many communities still showing their rustic houses
- Transportation: Cusco – Tinki – Cusco.
- Camping Equipment.
- Mats, tent dining room with table and chairs, bathroom tent.
- Meal: 3 breakfast, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
- Professional Guide (English or Spanish)
- Cook and assistant with full equipment of kitchen
- Horsemen and horses responsible for the transportation of equipment
- Horse emergency.
- First-aid kit.
- Emergency oxygen.
- Sleeping bag.
WHAT TO BRING:
- Personal documents (passport).
- Walking stick.
- Walking shoes.
- Sleeping bag.
- Insect repellent.
- Toilet paper.
- Bottle and tablets to purify water.
- Waterproof clothing.
- Long pants.
- Short pants.
- Rain clothing.
- Slippers or sandals to relax the feet in the camp.
- A cap or hat.
- Personal medications