Book Ausangate Trekking with plan Ausangate trek mountain 5 days 4 nights being amazing Ausangate Tour for the ones who like the hiking in the nature and watching some wild life like Vicuñas and while chinchillas and plenty llamas and alpacas and also some Inca living culture people in houses made of stone wall with thatched roof and speak Quechua language while this language has been spoken in Machupicchu.
So that means some Incas had arrived here running away from the Spaniards and nowadays still they live here conserving their ancestors skill of being good farmers and weaver and practicing the help each other like in the Inca time.
We leave from Cusco by our car to the village of Urcos and driving through main road to Puerto Maldonado which is the high way linking Peru and Brazil and called the Trans Oceanic road which is coming from the Pacific and going to Atlantic ocean and then we arrive to Tinqui Ocongate village.
Here we start our expedition out of the village of Quinsapucyu and we will end at Upis Huarmisaya hiking with sensational views including the spectacular snowcapped Mountain of Ausangate so we stay here the overnight.
We wake you up at 5:am then some breakfast and then we head over to Arapa pass which is uphill up to 4958 masl( 16266 ft) then a slight decline to our second camp near to lake Pucacocha and along the way we observe different glacier peaks and bubbling streams and small lakes then alpacas and llamas.
We stay here the overnight at Lake Pucacocha which means the red lake with some introduced trout from Canada long time ago so maybe we can have some fresh fish here.
After breakfast we see some lagoons in the Quinsacocha sector then we climb up to the highest pass of our trip which is at 5300masl (17, 388ft) called Palomani Pass so this is higher than all the other mountains summits. then you observe the great canyons and valleys of the Andes then we hike to the bottom of the Ausangate snow range mountain which is considered one of the gatekeeper of the water for the traditional people.
Then we will go downhill and arrives to our campsite named Campa.
We wake you up by 5:45am then some breakfast then we start climbing the hill for 3 hours in order to get to the last pass at 4900 masl (16, 076ft) so from here we can observe some glacier peaks and lakes so mainly here you are located between two snow range mountains and then we descent to our lunch place.
After a short break we hike for 3 hours downhill with great views of some lakes and then we arrive to our last campsite located in a little village populated by farmers who speak Quechua and Spanish language which means they belong the mixed race class and then we arrive to the camp called Pacchanta famous for hot spring with plenty minerals to release the pain muscles
This is our last morning so we have to pack to come back to Cusco so after breakfast we hike gradually downhill for 3 hours to get to the end of our hike where our cook and porters are going to prepare our last lunch and then time to say goodbye to them then we drive back for 3 hours back to Cusco city and drop you off at your Hotel.
Little presents for kids of communities along the trail such as school supplies and second hand clothes or toothbrush with toothpaste so this is up to you.
Total hike in kilometers: 50 kilometers
TIME TO GO: All year around
No need to add some additional hiking in the middle of the night when you have to use the bathroom so we set up our spotless, environmentally friendly toilet tents right at the camping site and lunch sites.
Note: We do some discount this year 2017