Enjoy and explore the sacred peak of Ausangate Trek to Rainbow Mountain 4 Days (Ausangate Peak 6372 mt) which is still one of the savage peaks of the peruvian andes and also as main lord of the locals from Cusco and ending in the natural multi colors of the Rainbow Mountain in peru (5,020 m / 16,466 ft). even recently ranked by national geographic as one of the best option in Cusco, that way we are lunching our hiking through some isolated communities, in which you may interact with local who are still keeping the culture and traditions alive! Where we have chance to see snow capped peaks around, herds of llamas and alpacas and vicunas, glaciers and turquoise lakes, all set within an incredibly colorful mountain range. The Ausangate Trek Peru is one of the best option on the region and you’ll likely not see another trekker.
We set off early from Cusco driving to Upis Rainbow mountain by private van to the small village of Tinqui. Where will see the impressive mountain range of Vilcanota and pass through several traditional locals villages on the way we have time to stop to take some photos. When we arrive at Tinqui, Ausangate Trek to Rainbow Mountain start, we will have a delicious breakfast prepared by our master chef. Then our horsemen will arrange all the group gear and packs on the horses and our trek officially begins. We begin our walk through farming communities and enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountain. We will walk for around 3 hrs and then its time for a lunch stop. After lunch we continue for another 2 hours to reach Upis (4,100 m / 13,448 ft). There we will have the opportunity to soak in the local hot springs before
dinner, and camp for the night.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner + snacks
Minimum Elevation: 3,810 m / 12, 564 ft
Maximum Elevation: 4,500 m / 14,532 ft
Walking Distance: 12 km / 7 miles
Approximate Walking Time: 6 – 7 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate