Ausangate Trek 4 days 3 nights

Machupicchu, Perú

Duration: 4 days
Group size: 1 - 16
Ausangate Trek 4 days 3 nights
Machupicchu, Perú

Duration: 4 days
Group size: 1 - 16

About this trip

 Ausangate Trek 4 days 3 nights

Explore the beautiful natural scenery of the Ausangate and Rainbow Mountain region. Ausangate Trek is one of the most challenging treks to visit the most remote villages, snow peaks, glacier lakes, and colorful mountains.

Ausangate Trek takes you on a unique adventure around the Cusco region’s highest mountain, the Asusangate Mountain (6,384 m / 20,945 ft). This mountain is considered sacred by local villagers. Visit local communities, lakes, llamas, alpacas, and finish the tour in the well-known Rainbow Mountain.

Overview of the Ausangate Trek

  • Duration: 4 days 3 nights
  • Hiking Distance: 43 km – 26 miles
  • From: Cusco to Cusco (Door to door service)
  • Age Range: 12 to 65
  • Season: April to November
  • Depart: Tinki
  • Difficulty: Challenging

Highlights of the Ausangate Trek

  •  Get off the beaten path and discover the colored mountains
  •  Visi the glaciers and alpine lakes
  •  Soak in the natural hot springs at Upis
  •  Discover the untouched stunning wilderness of the Ausangate region
  •  Beat the crowds to Rainbow Mountain
  •   Support our Social projects while traveling

Day by day summary of the Ausangate Trek

Day 1: Cusco – Tinki – Upis – Hot Springs.- Depart from Cusco at 5:00 am and drive southeast to the town of Tinki (3776 m / 12388 ft) to start the Ausangate Trek. Todas’s hike takes 6 hours traversing the puna (highlands) until we thermal baths at Upis (4408 m / 14458 ft). Cam nearby the thermo-medicinal waters in comfortable tents.

Day 2: Upis Village – Pucacocha Lake.- Wake up early with a cup of coffee and teh spectacular view of the mountains. After breakfast,  hike for 8 hours across two mountains to our campsite at Lake Pucacocha (4561 m / 14963 ft) near the base of Mount Ausangate. This campsite is located at the bank of the lake.

Day 3: Pucaccocha – Vicuña Pass – Yanacocha.- Another early wake up for breakfast. To later start ascending to Alpaca Pass (5,100 m/ 16,732 ft) along the way, you’ll have gorgeous views of the blue lakes and the Ausangate Glacier Peak. The campsite is located after 8 hours at Lake Yanacocha (4644 m / 15236 ft).

Day 4: Yanacocha Lake – Rainbow Mountain – Cusco.- On the final day, wake up early and start the Rainbow mountain located at (5009 m /16433 ft), where you will have a 360° views of the sweeping landscape. Visit the red Valley and come back to Cusco. Drop off at your hotel around 6:00 pm.

Included on the Ausangate Trek

  • Airport transfers on request
  • Pre- Departure briefing the night before the trek
  • Collection from your hotel in the morning of the trek
  • Private Transportation for all four days
  • Duffle bags to your overnight gear  for up to 8 kilos
  • Four men Eureka tents for each two travelers
  • Sleeping foam mattress, pillows, hot water bags, warm blankets
  • Dining tent, kitchen tents, portable toilet
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • All meals during the trek except last day dinner
  • First-aid kit, oxygen tank, satellite phones, and emergency horse
  • Trekking chef, porter, and muleteers
  • Cargo mule to carry food and equipment
  • Comfortable camping equipment (table, chairs)
  • Dietary need provided (Veg, Vegan, GF)
  • Drinkable Water provided after first-day lunch
  • War water every morning and evening for hand washing
  • Entrance to the Ausangate trail and Rainbow Mountain
  • All Taxes and booking fees Included

Not included on the Ausangate Trek

  • Sleeping bags, air mattress, trekking poles
  • Dinner on the last day
  • Travel insurance (required)
  • Gratuities (Optional)

Important to know before booking the Ausangate Trek

  • Minimum 2 people required per booking
  • This trip doesn’t include Machu Picchu

Available Packages

Group Service
Deposit: $200
Private Service
Deposit: $200

Available options

Sleeping bags
Trekking poles
Air Mattresses

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