Ausangate Trek 5 Days

Price from: $ 333.00 USD (See: Price List)

Ausangate Trek 5 Days

Price from: $ 333.00 USD (See: Price List)

Overview Ausangate Trek 5 Days Day 01:  Cusco to Tinqui – Upis – Yana Qocha Day 02: Yana Qocha to Puca Qocha Pass to Qomer Qocha Day 03: Qomer Qocha to Rainbow Mountain to Ausangate Qocha Day 04: Ausangate Qocha to Palomani Pass to Qampa Day 05: Qampa to Qampa Pass to Pacchanta – Cusco […]

Hike Aunsangate 5 Trek

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 one of the world’s 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.

Overview

Overview Ausangate Trek 5 Days

  • Day 01:  Cusco to Tinqui – Upis – Yana Qocha
  • Day 02: Yana Qocha to Puca Qocha Pass to Qomer Qocha
  • Day 03: Qomer Qocha to Rainbow Mountain to Ausangate Qocha
  • Day 04: Ausangate Qocha to Palomani Pass to Qampa
  • Day 05: Qampa to Qampa Pass to Pacchanta – Cusco

Highligths Ausangate Trek 5 days

Why you will love this Ausangate Trek 5 Days

  • Explore the remote Andes mountains on an epic expedition
  • The incredible panoramic views are waiting on your next trip to Peru.
  • Walk the ancient Ausangate Trek through the Andes of Peru
  • Visit the natural habitat of the Andean camelids with gorgeous landscape views
  • Explore 5-Day Ausangate Trek in all its gloriousness

Itinerary

ITINERARY AUSANGATE 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. 

Day 1:  Cusco – Tinqui – Upis to Yana Qocha

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

  • Lowest point: 4,350 meters / 14,272 feet
  • Highest point: 4,800 meters / 15,748 feet
  • Walking distance: 12 kilometers / 7.46 miles
  • Hiking time: Between 06 to 07 hours, approximately
  • Meals: Lunch, snack, and dinner

Day 2: Yana Qocha – Puca Qocha Pass – Qomer Qocha

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

  • Lowest point: 4,600 meters/ 15,092 feet
  • Highest point: 5,000 meters / 16,404 feet
  • Walking distance: 12 km / 7.45 miles
  • Walking time: Between 08 to 09 hours, approximately
  • Meals: Wake you up in the hikers’ tent based on fresh Coca leaves; breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner

Day 3: Qomer Qocha – Rainbow Mountain – Ausangate Qocha

Our 5-Day Ausangate Trek start 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 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

  • Lowest point: 4,600 meters / 15,091 feet
  • Highest point: 5,000 meters / 16,400 feet
  • Walking distance: 15 km / 9.32 miles
  • Walking time: Between 09 to 10 hours, approximately
  • Meals: We wake you up with a cup of fresh MUÑA to give us strength on our Ausangate Peru trek, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea time, and dinner

Day 4: Ausangate Qocha – Palomani Pass – Qampa

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 really a swamp, BUT it has the appearance of moving like a swamp but always walk carefully” until we reach our beautiful remote camp of QAMPA 4,750 meters / 15,580 feet.

INFORMATIVE NOTE FOR OUR GROUP OF TREKKERS

Every night before going to rest, our leading tour guide gives us the plan for each day. 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

  • Lowest point: 4,600 meters / 15,092 feet
  • Highest point: 5,130 meters / 16,826 feet
  • Hiking distance: Some 10 km or 6.21 miles
  • Hiking time: Between 07 to 08 hours on average
  • Hike Difficulty Level: Challenging
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5: Qampa – Qampa Pass – Pacchanta to Cusco

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 begin to 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

  • Lowest point: 4,300 meters / 14,104 feet
  • Highest point: 5,030 meters/ 16,498 feet
  • Hiking distance: 12 km / 6.83 miles
  • Hiking time: Just 05 hours, approximately
  • Meals: Last breakfast and lunch prepared by our expert chef in adventure cuisine.

Inclusions

Includes

  • Unique hiking activities in the Andes of Peru
  • Briefing before the trek at your hotel one day before starting your adventure through Ausangate Trek 5 days / 4 nights at 17:30
  • An official tour guide who speaks English, Spanish, and Quechua “trained for high mountains, every two years they update their knowledge of different kinds for the tourism sector.”
  • Private tourist transportation from Cusco to the end of the Upis dirt road
  • All entrance tickets and exit tickets to the Ausangate Peru trail. Who will use access to all camps in our walking circuit?
  • Packhorse for the mountain equipment to use in our expedition
  • Cargo horse for personal items of hikers up to 08 kilograms / 17.6 pounds per person
  • Camping equipment includes a kitchen tent, dining tent, chairs, and folding tables.
  • Tents for hikers “02 people per tent”.
  • Mats
  • 01 chef with experience in remote areas to cook nutritional meals
  • Breakfasts (05), Lunches (05), Afternoon Tea (04), and Dinners (04)
  • Boiled water for every day of walking. We recommend bringing reusable bottles to keep the tourist circuit of Ausangate Peru green.
  • First aid kit and 01 oxygen tank
  • All local taxes

NOT INCLUDED

  • SLEEPING BAG: Bring from your country of origin a 01-sleeping bag perfect for low temperatures to rest excellently every day of your expeditions. If you forgot to bring your sleeping bag, you could buy or rent lower-quality sleeping bags in downtown Cusco.
  • THERMAL BLANKET: Take a couple of thermal blankets to insulate yourself from the frigid nights of the Andes.
  • Some meals, such as breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day
  • Personal trekking equipment such as warm thermal clothing, trekking poles, etc.
  • HEAD FLASHLIGHT with an extra battery to organize your things at dawn or night. It is essential to mention that the flashlight batteries run out quickly in the Ausangate 5 Days Train heights. You have to bring some extra batteries or cover them with some device that insulates the cold conditions.
  • Tips for your workers, such as muleteers, cooks, and tour guides, would be greatly appreciated.

Travel Facts

Travel facts Ausangate Trek 5 Days

PRICE LIST

Cost Ausangate Trek 05 days 04 nights

PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2023. We carry out this hiking circuit through the Andes of Ausangate, PERU, only as a private service.

  • 02 participants $789. “Prices reduce if there are more people in your group.”
  • 03 participants $590.
  • 04 participants $465.
  • 05 participants $450.
  • 06 participants $395.
  • 07 participants $365.
  • 08 participants + $333.

* Price based on 02 people sharing one tent.
** Kondor Path Tours operates the Ausangate Hiking Trail 5 days and 04 nights 😊


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