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Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

Book your AUSANGATE TREK which is amazing hike close to Cusco city to this snow capped mountain named Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights so this is very scenic trek and surrounded by many lakes like red color lake from mountain minerals where the Inca people farm some trout and also along the road we see plenty living culture people living in houses made of stone walls and thatched roof and see plenty wild llamas and alpacas and sometimes some vicuñas, chinchilla. So this Ausangate trek is better than classical Inca trail.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco Pikillacta Then Pikillacta To Tinki

We pick you up at 7:30am then we ride our car to south of Cusco city and arrive the the famous water fountains called Tipon Inca site located at 3550 masl (11,646ft) and also see the amazing Inca farming terraces and then we go to pre-Inca stone village named Pikillacta located at 3250 masl (10,662) and afterward we have some lunch along the road with amaing views to the andes mountains and then we ride our car to Tinki living culture people village for the overnight located at 4000 masl (13,123ft)

Distances and heights

Low Altitude: 3150 m. / 10334 Ft.
High Altitude: 4000 m. / 13123 Ft.
Campsite Altitude: 4000 m. / 13123 Ft.

Day 2: Tinki To Upis

After some good breakfast we start our trek to the camp of Upis (4,400 m.a.s.l.) so during the tour we pass by the ecological landscape of Quinsapucyu and the mountain Huarmisaya to the camp of Upis so here we have some lunch and then we  have the opportunity to freely explore the surrounding area with the mystical of the thermal lakes and the uniqueness of its glaciers. All this environment develops around the Apu Ausangate beautiful mountain and it will last in your memories forever.
Distance: 9 Km.
Walking Hours: 6-7 hours
Low Altitude: 4000 m. / 13123 Ft.
High Altitude: 4400 m. / 14435 Ft.
Campsite Altitude: 4400 m. / 14435 Ft.

Day 3: Upis To Pukaccocha

After breakfast we start our trek and climb through a covered broken rocks with mosses and lichens and we arrive to the Pass of Arapa (4,958 m.a.s.l.) from there we can see the forest stone so from here we see the Ausangate and the chain of mountains and afterward we descend and camp near the lagoon Pukacocha (4,510 m.a.s.l.) a Quechua word that means “Red Lagoon” and in this place we some some Inca people living in typical houses made of stone walls and thatched roof
Distance: 10 Km.
Walking Hours: 7-8 hours
Low Altitude: 4400 m. / 14435 Ft.
High Altitude: 4958 m. / 16266 Ft.
Campsite Altitude: 4510 m. / 14796 Ft

Day 4: Pukaccocha To Qampa

After breakfast we begin our ascent to our second pass called Apacheta 4855 masl (15,928ft) so from here we will have different angles views to  this snow capped Ausangate famous mountain and then we descend to have lunch near lake called Ausangate Cocha (4,680 m.a.s.l.) and afterward we hike uphill to the third pass so this pass is the highest of our entire trip and it’s called the Open Palomani 5200 masl (15,928ft)  and then we go downhill into Pampacancha (4,500 masl) and afterward we go to our camp named Qampa located at 4,650 masl (15,255 ft)
Distance: 15 Km.
Walking Hours: 9-10 hours
Low Altitude: 4500 m. / 14763 Ft.
High Altitude: 4855 m. / 15928 Ft.
Campsite Altitude: 4650 m. / 15255 Ft

Day 5: Qampa To Qomerccocha With Pachaspata

After breakfast we start our trek watching giant glaciers and huge ice blocks that are part of the mount-snow Qolque Cruz (Silver Cross) then we hike to the lagoon Ticllacocha and afterward we cross the last pass called Qampa (5000 masl) and see some piled stone called in Quechua “apachetas” do one as well for the best wishes and then we go pampas of Pachaspata; where we camp on the banks of Lake Qomercocha “Green Lake”  located 4,580 masl( 15,912ft).
Distance: 10 Km.
Walking Hours: 7-8 hours
Low Altitude: 4500 m. / 14763 Ft.
High Altitude: 4855 m. / 15928 Ft.
Campsite Altitude: 4650 m. / 15255 Ft

Day 6: Pachaspata To Pachanta

After breakfast we get ready to keep hiking and see more lagoons in the way; which they shine through the clear waters and vegetation so the brightness of these lakes makes mystical groups visit these places and the Andean priests perform ceremonies on behalf of Mother Earth then we keep hiking and pass through meadows and find various shepherds with their llamas and alpacas and then arrive to the village of Pacchanta (4,300 masl) so this small town has a hot spring that is a mandatory place to visit for relaxing our muscles after 5 days hiking and then we some lunch adn afterward our car back to Cusco city.
Distance: 8 Km.
Walking Hours: 5-6 hours
Low Altitude: 4300 m. / 14107 Ft.
High Altitude: 4580 m. / 15026 Ft.

Included For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

  • All transportations
  • Pick up from the last point of the trek Pacchanta in a private VAN and transfer to the city of Cusco
  • Professional plus paramedic tour guide
  • Professional chef cooking a very clean way to prevent stomach infection
  • Horses to carry personal belongings from passengers up to 8Kg
  • Emergency horseback rinding
  • Good sleeping tents and chairs with dining tent
  • Bathroom Tent / Portable Toilet
  • First aid kit with oxigen tank and fingertip pulse oximeter

Not Included For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

• Sleeping Bag
• Inflatable mattress, if you want, you rent it in our office
• Hiking Poles you can rent it from us
• Extra horse to carry client’s personal belongings more than what is included (from 8 kilos to 15 kilos).
• Personal saddle-horse
• Tips

Optional Services

1. Extra horse and saddle-horse
Depending on your physical condition the hike can be exhausting so if you would like to have assistance to carry your belongings more than the included quantity (more than 8 kilos), you can hire a personal horse to carry 8 kilos (18 pounds) per U$$ 70.00 or personal horse carrying 15 kilos (33 pounds) per U$$ 140.00. Similarly if you need to use a horse to ride (chair), you can also contract for $ 140.00. This service would be exclusively for you. also you can do the horseback riding for this trek from the beginning to the end.

Important

 

Price

Price Information:

  • US$550.00 per person

Please For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights Price Group

  • 2-3 person group US$ 550Per person
  • 4-5 person group US$ 450 per person
  • 6-8 person group US$ 420 per person

NOTE: We help you 6kg from your personal belongings for the trek and also we do some discount for groups.

Health Condition

Health For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

1. Medical Considerations
If you have medical restrictions for some or all the activities detailed in your booking. Please contact your doctor and inquire about the risks of doing said activities.
• Altitude Sickness (Soroche) and Stomach Pain
For those trekkers that come to Cusco directly from places at sea level; we recommend to arrive 2-3 days before your trek. Two of the most common health issues among tourists in Cusco are: The Altitude Sickness (Soroche) and stomach pain provoked by slow digestion.

Altitude Sickness

Some of the symptoms are: headache and nausea. There are some over the counter medication (pills) that help to minimize the symptoms of this problem, such as Glucosa Coramina, Aspirina, Diamox, Soroichi Pill, Acetazolamida, among others. If the symptoms persist, the use of oxygen is the next step. Under this circumstances, we have the equipment and staff ready to assist our trekkers.

Stomach Pain

It is recommended to drink between 3-4 liters of water per day. Your body will need this to stay hydrated. It is specially recommended hot drinks like coca leaves tea. Also some soups, vegetables and carbohydrates (not fried or heavy). Candy, chocolates, cookies and fruits are also a good option. In general, all food that is easy to digest. Do not have drink alcohol or smoke.

Medical restrictions and scheduled drugs

It is very important that passengers before making the trip tell our sales consultant that they have any medical restrictions: allergies, special diet, medications you are taking, health problems or any item that has to be taken into account in order to make your journey much more pleasant and has no concerns over the same.

Bring

What To Pack For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

  • A goog backpack
  • A sleeping Bag that can resist preferably up to -10 Celsius minimum. It can be synthetic or feather. If you do not have one.
  • You can rent it from Chacras Travel Peru as well.
  •  Hike Poles with rubber tip. You can bring your own or rent it from Chacras Travel Peru
  • Trekking Clothing: Trekking shoes and waterproof pants, shirts a light sweater and jacket for rain, underwear and shirt and pants heaters, clothes in camp to rest and sleep, socks, hat, sunglasses and underwear. As for the clothes resting or sleeping, it is necessary to clarify the following: Must be warm cotton. On the other hand for the Ausangate trek it is advisable to bring warm clothing because the weather is cold. Therefore it should be a warm coat and thick cotton clothing for the night due to low temperatures is reached.
  • Swimwear if you are planning to use the thermal bath (hot springs)
  • Extra money to buy some beverages or other products during the trek, preferably local currency (optional).

Expect

Expect For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

• Ausangate trek trail is a very challenging trek since most of the path has high altitude. That’s why the landscapes are from the Puna and dry and cold. The temperature of the trek is low, the maximum temperature is about 20° Celsius. On the same way this trek presents strong winds and heights that reach 5,000 masl (16,912ft) but amazing trek and see plenty llamas and alpacas and vicuñas then living culture people.

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