Experience AUSANGATE TREK PERU. This brilliant adventure is hiking for a couple days through the famous bottom of Ausangate snow-capped mountain, also along the route we see some beautiful lakes, and this adventure covers the very best of all the Andes mountain range for eager travelers, with plan Ausangate trek Cusco Tipon 6 days 5 nights. This Trekking Ausangate Peru is with everything included.

Let us know your date adventure trip to send you a personalized quote based on your preferences, and discover with us the natural beauty of the Ausangate mountains in Peru country, also travel light, and have everything waiting for you at the following campsites.

Ausangate Trek Peru

Firstly, along the Ausangate trek Peru, we see living culture people, living in houses made of stone walls and thatched roofs, moreover, we see plenty of llamas and alpacas, and sometimes some vicuñas, chinchilla animals, so this Ausangate trek is better than classical Inca trail to Machupicchu since you get more option to see along this trek, such as lagoons, animals, living culture people, a snow-capped mountain.

In conclusion, trekking Ausangate in Peru country for a couple of days is well recommended and much better with camping and local Peruvian food prepared along the trekking days, by a professional chef.

Ausangate Peru Trek

This is a proper adventure with camping & Peruvian food cooked along the route by a professional chef, moreover, be guided by an experienced tour guide with everything included from beginning to end.

Mainly, this adventure trek is through the Andes mountains with hiking through the valley of the famous Ausangate snow-capped mountain and passing some remote Quechuas villages.

Itinerary For Ausangate Trekking

Day 1: Cusco Pikillacta Then Pikillacta To Tinki Cusco Peru

We pick you up at 7:30 am then we ride our car to the south of Cusco city and arrive at 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 a pre-Inca stone village named Pikillacta located at 3250 masl (10,662).

Afterward, we have some lunch along the road with amazing 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 For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

  • 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 trek, we pass by the ecological landscape of Quinsapucyu and the mountain Huarmisaya to the camp of Upis so here we have some lunch.

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 some breakfast, we start our trek and climb through covered broken rocks with mosses and lichens, and we arrive at the Pass of Arapa (4,958 masl) from there we can see the forest stone so from here we see the Ausangate and the chain of mountains.

Afterward, we descend and camp near the lagoon Pukacocha (located at 4,510 masl) and  means in Quechua word  “Red Lagoon” and in this place, we see some Inca people living in typical houses made of stone walls and thatched roofs
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 a lake called Ausangate Cocha ( located at 4,680 masl).

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 5,200 masl (15,928ft),  and then, we go downhill into Pampacancha (4,500 masl) and then  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 then 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 on 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 at 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 have some lunch and 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, for cooking very clean way food to prevent stomach infection
  • Horses to carry personal belongings from passengers up to 8Kg
  • Emergency horseback riding
  • Good sleeping tents and chairs with a dining tent
  • Bathroom Tent / Portable Toilet
  • First aid kit with an oxygen 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 the client’s personal belongings more than what is included (from 8 kilos to 15 kilos).
• Personal saddle-horse
• Tips

Optional Services For Ausangate Trek At Cusco Peru

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 horseback riding for this trek from the beginning to the end.

Price: For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

  • US$590.00 per person

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

  • 2-3 person group US$ 600 Per person
  • 4-5 person group US$ 450 per person
  • 6-8 person group US$ 420 per person

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

How I Book This Ausangate Trekking?

For booking this trek, you have to send us a deposit of US$100 dollars through our PayPal account, and PayPal charges the 7% from any amount of money to send, so that means you need to send us, US$107 and then the rest of the money in cash, when you arrive in Cusco city and then, you need to send us the following details to our Gmail: chacrastravelperu@gmail.com

  • The date of the tour and type of tour
  • Number of people
  • Address in Cusco city to pick you up for the following tours
  • Email and WhatsApp to keep in touch
  • Passport copy through WhatsApp to pay the Peruvian tax

Then, we send you an email confirmation of the deposit and the tour.
Note: The US$107 dollar deposit, is per person, for booking this tour, then the rest of the money in Cusco city in cash, it can be in dollars or soles, this is up to you, also please the final payment with good US$ bills, because the broken dollars bills no working in Peru.
This is our PayPal account to send the deposit:   deposit@chacrastravelperu.com

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 arriving 2-3 days before your trek. Two of the most common health issues among tourists in Cusco are Altitude Sickness (Soroche) and stomach pain provoked by slow digestion.

Altitude Sickness For  Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

Some of the symptoms are headache and nausea. There are some over-the-counter medications (pills) that help to minimize the symptoms of this problem, such as Glucose Coramina, Aspirina, Diamox, Soroichi Pill, and Acetazolamide, among others. If the symptoms persist, the use of oxygen is the next step. Under these 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 especially recommended for 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 options. In general, all food is easy to digest. Do not have to 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.

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

  • A good 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 for 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 in local currency (optional).

Expect For Ausangate Trek Cusco Tipon 6 Days 5 Nights

Ausangate trek trail is a very challenging trek since most of the path has a 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. In the same way, this trek presents strong winds and heights that reach 5,000 masl (16,912ft) but an amazing trek and see plenty of llamas and alpacas and vicuñas, then living culture people.

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