Ready for an adventure? Join this Ausangate 5-day trek that takes you through some of the highest parts of Peru’s Andes! Explore landscapes and local cultures as you go on this challenging hike.
Ausangate Trek 5 Days is an expedition through the slopes of the Ausangate glacier in Peru. Incredible itinerary to fully enjoy your next vacation in the surroundings of the Ausangate mountain range, thus having spectacular panoramic views of unique landscapes every day of hiking. Kondor Path Tours directly operates the trek starting in Upis and ending in Pacchanta, “surrounding the snowy Ausangate” and returning to Cusco.
Embark on the adventure of Ausangate Trek 5 days southwest of Cusco to have unforgettable experiences of unique trekking and camping in the Andes. The Ausangate Trek 05 days 04 nights circuit is among the best outdoor walkers’ hiking circuits. Explore Peruvian geography and wildlife, such as the herds of alpacas found throughout the adventure and the inhospitable flora of the beautiful Ausangate Glacier area, Cusco, Peru, South America.
Live unexpected EXPERIENCES in the Andes that will never be repeated! Explore unique TOURS & HIKES with deep spiritual meaning. Connect with nature and awaken your senses to a new world, "Including meditation and ritual to Mother Nature with Coca leaves."
Experience the beauty of Peru’s five days of Ausangate Trekking and capture unforgettable memories with this guide. Discover amazing views and valuable photography tips when you hike Ausangate in Cusco!
Why you will love this Ausangate Trek 5 Days
IMPORTANT: Ausangate Trek 5 Days is an expedition through the slopes of the Ausangate glacier in Peru. Incredible itinerary to fully enjoy your next vacation in the surroundings of the Ausangate mountain range, thus having spectacular panoramic views of unique landscapes every day of hiking. Kondor Path Tours directly operates the Trek starting in Upis and ending in Pacchanta, “surrounding the snowy Ausangate” and returning to Cusco.
Embark on the adventure of Ausangate Trek 5 days southwest of Cusco to have unforgettable experiences of unique trekking and camping in the Andes. The Ausangate Trek 5 days circuit is one of the best hiking circuits for outdoor walkers. Explore Peruvian geography and wildlife, such as the herds of alpacas found throughout the adventure and the inhospitable flora of the beautiful Ausangate Glacier area, Cusco, Peru, South America.
Our travel Company does fully authorized by the Ministry of Culture Peru.
Ausangate Trek 5 Days, we start with the pick-up service at the clients’ hotel at 05:30 am. As a guide, driver, and vehicle, our adventure team meets the group of hikers to start the journey to the southwest of Cusco in the direction of Tinqui – Upis. The trip lasts approximately 03 hours and a half until the trail end to start the Ausangate Peru Trekking expedition.
The incredible and exciting thing is already having a spectacular unreal view of the Andes with several groups of alpacas; observe them from different sectors of the Andes Mountain range. They surprise us giving joy to the entire group of adventurers; it is ideal for taking several spectacular photos and videos of the Andean camelids.
In the UPIS sector, 4,350 meters or 14,272 feet, we find the pack horses for hikers from the company’s adventure team; After packing all the equipment, we start the Trek of the Ausangate Peru circuit.
After approximately 03 hours of walking, we arrive at the Andean community of UPIS 4,600 meters or 15,088 feet “lunch zone,” entering a broad valley to have a panoramic view of the Ausangate glacier.
From the UPIS COMMUNITY, we ascend for approximately 02 hours towards the ARAPA Pass, 4,800 meters/15,748 feet. From Arapa Pass, we descend and ascend again for about 02 hours until we reach the first base camp of YANAQOCHA, 4,650 meters / 15,256 feet.
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND
Dear hikers, bring sleeping bags for temperatures below zero to rest well every night on our Ausangate Trek Hike 05 Days. Also, bring thermal clothing for our expeditions and the necessary equipment for this trekking in the Andes of Ausangate, Peru.
Summary of the Ausangate hiking warm-up
Ausangate Trek 5 Days, we are on our second day of hiking, which takes us along a brittle trail that passes through the beautiful blue glacial valley. In this first section of the hiking trail, we have a period of 1 hour and a half where we find the Yanaqocha (black lake) and Puca Qocha (red lake) lagoons until we conquer the Puka Qocha pass 5,000 meters / 16,404 feet.
We continue the expedition with impressive views of the Andes Mountains, almost always accompanied by the tremendous Ausangate glacier. The guide information describes that we continue towards ANANTA 4,650 meters or 15,256 feet “lunch zone,”
After refueling the group of hikers with enough carbohydrates, we continue with more conquests of more steps to produce what we athletes like best: the pure adrenaline of hiking.
We ascend for approximately 02 hours to conquer the WARMISAYA Pass, 5,000 meters or 16,404 feet. We have a big surprise for our entire group of hikers.
Guess what! We have the first views of the rainbow mountain of Vinicunca. After taking the group and personal photos, we descend for about 45 minutes to reach our base camp of QOMER QOCHA, 4,680 meters or 15,354 feet.
Summary of QOMER COCHA
Our 5-Day Ausangate Trek starts at 05:30 to go to the mountain of colors of Vinicunca. The additional hike through the alternative route takes about 1 hour and a half to reach the top of the rainbow mountain and have an impressive view of the colorful and famous hill. WHEN YOU ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL AND COLORFUL VIEWS OF VINICUNCA, we return to the same hiking trail to Qomer Qocha.
After lunch, we restart our classic Ausangate Trek 5 days / 4 nights hiking route, ascending for an average of 03 hours until we reach our other outdoor camp of AUSANGATE QOCHA, following the foothills of the Andes. Several panoramic views of the Ausangate glacier with its different mountain ranges, valleys, and inter-Andean ravines with unique and colorful geographical features make each explorer enjoy their vacations in the Peruvian Andes.
Summary of Ausangate Qocha
We start our challenging Trek for around 03 hours until we conquer the PALOMANI Pass, 5,130 meters/16,831 feet. From the Palomani, we descend towards the lunch area. We then continue hiking through 03 through the high mountain swamp area “it’s not a swamp, BUT it has the appearance of moving like a swamp but always walks carefully” until we reach our beautiful remote camp of QAMPA 4,750 meters / 15,580 feet.
INFORMATIVE NOTE FOR OUR GROUP OF TREKKERS
Our leading tour guide gives us the plan for each day and every night before going to rest. The hiking guide will make the best decisions, such as if it is necessary to change camp, start time of the walks, gradual evolution of the group of walkers, etc.
Summary of Qampa of the penultimate day of Ausangate Trek 5 Days
Finally, we have our last leg of the Trek until we reach the top of the QAMPA Pass, 5,020 meters / 16,380 feet, for around 02 and a half hours. Having our panoramic view of the high inter-Andean valleys, we descend towards the side of the QOMER QOCHA (green lake), surrounded by a reddish terrain like other unique colors that the Andes present to us. After two more hours of walking, we arrive at the community of Pacchanta to take a dip and relax our athletic bodies. After lunch, we say goodbye to our team of muleteers, horses, and cooks to start the return trip to the city of Cusco “the trip lasts approximately 03 hours and a half.
INCREDIBLE HIKING THROUGH THE ANDES OF PERU
Ausangate Trek 5 days 04 nights carried out in the surroundings of the slopes of the Ausangate glacier with unique and incredible mountain passes. We find several Andean hamlets of the last lineage of the Inca Empire that wear colorful costumes in each community. Thank you for visiting the Ausangate Trek of 05 days and 04 nights located south of Cusco, Peru – South America.
Hike summary of the last leg of the Ausangate Peru trek
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* Price based on 02 people sharing one tent.
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