1Day 7 Lakes of Ausangate Photography Tour

Cusco, Peru

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Duration: 1 day
Group size: 2 - 8
1Day 7 Lakes of Ausangate Photography Tour
Cusco, Peru

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Duration: 1 day
Group size: 2 - 8

About this trip

TRIP TYPE: Hiking / Trekking / Photography Tour

SEASON: Year Round

DISTANCE: 21 km ( 13 mi)

ELEVATION: 4,630 m (15,190 ft) 

DIFFICULTY: Moderate / Challenging

Let’s go on a breathtaking photography tour as you discover the stunning beauty of the seven colorful lakes in the Andes Mountains. Start your day with a delicious traditional Andean breakfast with a local family in Pacchanta, surrounded by breathtaking vistas. Your experienced guide will lead you on a 15-kilometer hike, providing insights and history about the area and taking you to the serene lakes, including Comercocha, Patacocha, Azulcocha, and China Otorongo.

Take a break for a picnic by one of the lakes and make the most of this opportunity to relax, snap some photos, and capture the breathtaking beauty of the Andes. This is the perfect time to let your creativity run wild with your camera or phone, capturing memories to last a lifetime. After a fulfilling day of hiking and exploring, treat yourself to a relaxing soak in the hot springs before returning to Cusco. This incredible one-day adventure is not only a physical journey but also a visual feast, perfect for nature and photography enthusiasts alike. So grab your camera and join us on this once-in-a lifetime experience.


  • Explore the North Face: Set off on an exciting adventure to Ausangate on its stunning north face.
  • Seven Treasures: Marvel at the seven beautiful and colorful lakes that you will come across.
  • Picnic with a View: Enjoy a delicious picnic by one of the lakes, surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
  • Soak in the Serenity: End the day with a relaxing soak in the hot springs, letting the heat ease away any aches and pains.

What’s included

  • Meals
    Breakfast, Snacks, Lunch (Peruvian Homemade stile)
  • Private Van
    Comfortable car ride (Pillows and Blankets)
  • Oxygen tank
    In the van and with the guide
  • Camping gear
    (sleeping bags, tent, sleeping pad)
  • First Aid kit
    In the van and with the guide
  • Entrance fees
    to private property
  • Pro photographer
    during the tour
  • Drone Footage
    if the weather allows it
  • Pro-Portrait
    Digital Photos of the experience
  • Personal hiking gear
  • Photography gear
  • Emergency horses
  • Travel insurances
  • Tips
    your guide(s) and staff are optional


  • Your adventure starts with a prompt pick-up from your hotel at 3:30 AM.
  • Journey to Pacchanta - Get ready for a scenic drive to the east of Cusco to Pacchanta.
  • Start your day with a delicious and nutritious fresh-made breakfast, served by our chef.
  • Alpaca Fields Hike through the stunning alpaca fields with Ausangate in the background.
  • Discover the Seven Lakes - Explore the seven beautiful and colorful lakes of the Andes Mountains, each with its own unique features and breathtaking views.
  • Picnic by the Lake - Take a break and enjoy a picnic lunch by the lake.
  • Photography Session - Snap photos of the incredible views and take advantage of the perfect lighting for a photoshoot after and during lunch.
  • Relax in the Hot Springs - Hike back to Pacchanta and unwind in the hot springs, the perfect way to soothe tired muscles.
  • Return to Cusco - Ride back to Cusco and enjoy the scenic views along the way, reliving the memories of the day.
  • Hotel Drop Off - Arrive back at your hotel and be dropped off

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