1. CUSCO – TINKE – UPIS
From Cusco early at 7.00 am depart by bus, and head towards Ocongate, by the way we pass through the villages of (Urcos, Ccatca and Ocongate), on the way you will appreciate the chain of the Cordillera Vilcanota, after this tour reach the village of Tinke. Here we meet our horsemen and horses. From here depart for lunch at Upis (4400 m.s.n.m.), where will be our night camp 1. From here we can scrutinize the north side of Ausangate, where there is full of Andean flora and fauna ecosystem, reaching Upis, we will have the opportunity to enjoy the hot springs. (Dinner)
2. UPIS – LAGUNA AUSANGATE
This wake up early, eating breakfast Arapa cross the step (4850 m.s.n.m.). From here, continue three hours down the valley, past the lagoon Pucaqocha, reaching Jatun Pucaqocha. Then we climb up to Laguna Pass (4850 m.s.n.m.), overlooking the stunning lagoon Ausangate Qocha and blue waters. This lake is fed by the melting snow of Ausangate, here is our camp. (Lunch and dinner)
3. AUSANGATE LAGUNA – VINICUNCA (Cerro Colorado)
We have breakfast with the sun, to continue our walk. Climb a slope to reach Palomani Pass (5100 m.s.n.m.), from here we can see the true panoramic view of Ausangate. Then we will go down a path that is an awesome route, and reach to Vinicunca, here we see the magnificent red hill, called by having stains that were made of stone sediments arsenic. We will do our night camp 3. (Lunch and dinner)
4. VINICUNCA – TICLLAQOCHA
This day we will Ticllaqocha, accompanied by the Colorado trails, we reach Paso Apacheta, then descend to Huchuy Jampa, from here go along a light path which will Ticllaqocha arriving to our camp. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
5. TICLLAQOCHA – PACCHANTA
Getting up early in the morning, have breakfast with the reception of the Andes and beautiful mountains, then climb up the Jampa (5100 m.s.n.m.) and then descend, observe and appreciate the lakes, our light trail following our walk, always appreciating the beautiful landscapes and then reach Pacchanta (4200 m.s.n.m.), where will be our camp for the night 5 and relax our muscles have the opportunity to enjoy the hot springs. (Lunch and dinner).
6. PACCHANTA – TINKE – CUSCO
Today is the last day of our trek through the Peruvian Andes, so we get up early, have breakfast and go down with all the vivid memories and landscapes explored in our life story, down to village which is Tinke (3950 m) and then go to the imperial city Cusco.
Includes + Not Includes
THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- Round TripTransport to and from the Head Trail
- Horses to carry the Food and The Camping Equipment
- 8 kilos of your personal stuff
- 4 Season Tents
- Dining tent, kitchen tent, chairs and tables.
- Food (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
- First Aid Kits and Oxigen.
- Entrance to the Park and The Rainbow Mountain
THE PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Sleeping bag.
- Dinner on day 6.
- Tips and personal expenses.
- Breakfast on Day 1.
- Entrance fees for the Natural Hotspring
RECOMMENDATION TO BRING WITH YOU:
- Bring sleeping bag -15 C.
- Warm clothes.
- Lightweight clothing and rainwear.
- Bathing suit if you are willing to enjoy the magnificent hot springs at Upis And Pacchanta.
- Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, hats.
- Insect Reppellent Minimum 30 % deet
Price & availability
We can leave any day of the week, as long as permits are available. Please remember, permits are only needed for your start date.
Fixed Departure Groups (March 2018 through January 2019):
*April : 28th(2pp)
*May: 26th (1p)
Private Tours are based on Group Size:
Two trekkers: 660 USD$
Three trekkers: 550 USD$
Four trekkers: 530 USD$
Five – to more trekkers: 500 USD$