Ausangate Trek 5 Days, an amazing and less-known trek surrounding the snow-capped Sacred Mountain (“Apu”) of Ausangate (6.372m/20900ft) that takes you over mountain passes, awesome mountain scenery, remote Andean villages, hot springs and turquoise lakes. This is an unforgettable hike recommended for lovers of mountain trekking searching for an intense experience in remote areas and wild nature.s,Ausangate Trek is in the Top Ten highly Recommended Treks in the World.
This is an unforgettable hike recommended for lovers of mountain trekking searching for an intense experience in remote areas and wild nature.
Highlight: ausangate mountain, colourfully dressed locals.
Location: About 3 hours drive east of Cusco, leaves from village of tinqui.
Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights
Adventure Rating: this can be quite popular in high season but is still challenging – particularly the cold!
Level: moderate – difficult if acclimatized
Inca Trail Alternative: can be combined with a day trip to machu picchu at the beginning or end of your trip.
Departs: Any day with two people. We offer affordably priced tours for 2 people so that you can depart any days.
Itinerary at a Glance
|DAY 1:||Cusco – Tinki Community – Upis Hot Spring|
|DAY 2:||Upis – Arapa Pass – Ausangateqocha|
|DAY 3:||Ausangatecocha – Huchuy Phinaya|
|DAY 4:||Huchuy Phinaya – Qampa Pass – Pacchanta|
|DAY 5:||Pacchanta – Tinqui – Cusco|
Departure Time5:00 AM
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
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