ausangate trek 5d 4n
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Max 12 People
Locations Visited
5 Places

Ausangate – 5D/4N

The Ausangate 5 days and 4 nights tour will take you to explore the impressive Ausangate Mountains in the Cusco region of Peru. You will enjoy spectacular landscapes, crystalline lagoons and the opportunity to interact with local communities. An unforgettable experience in the majesty of the Peruvian Andes. This tour is a challenging and rewarding experience for nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts. Get ready to explore breathtaking landscapes, connect with the essence of the Peruvian Andes and create unforgettable memories in one of the most fascinating destinations in the world.

Tour Price

5 Days, 4 Nights

Ausangate – 5D/4N
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Day 01

Cusco - Tinqui

We pick you up early from your hotel and transfer you by bus to Tinki, a small rural community which is the starting point of the trek. In Tinki we will meet the horseman and horses that will transport our staff during the expedition. On the route we will pass picturesque small villages such as Urcos, continue to Calca and then to Ocongate. In these villages we will see people dressed in the traditional clothes of the country. Then we continue through the communities until we reach Tinki. The bus ride will take approx. 2 hours.

Then we will walk through the spectacular green pastures of the Andean villages maintaining their traditions and customs. The impressive mountain scenery will make for an extraordinary hike. You will see many llamas and alpacas that people use to transport their crops and belongings, we will continue to the camp in Upis.

Day 02

Upis - Ausangate Cocha

We leave Upis early and start hiking through the spiky ichu grass of the plains and then the trail climbs to the Arapa Pass (4,900m). Then we continue hiking between Ausangate and Quelluacocha observing attractive lagoons and spectacular mountain scenery with great wildlife.

After this, the trail descends to the Hatun Pucaccocha lake. Then we walk to the second pass called Pucapunta pass (5,000m.). Later we have a short descent to the camp next to the Ausangate lake.

Day 03

Ausangate Cocha - Hampa

A fascinating day of trekking. We pass the highest point of our trek (Palomani pass 5,200m.). At this point, you will be rewarded with splendid views.

Then we descend to the ancient agricultural area of Finaya, where people live herding their llamas and alpacas. We will see native crops and see friendly families. Later we will take a short hike to reach our campsite in the community of Hampa.

Day 04

Hampa - Phacchanta

Today, the trail climbs up to Hampa Pass, the last of our hike before descending through the ancient Moraine and rocky site, this area is habitat for mountain chinchillas (Andean rabbits).

We continue hiking in the middle of the beautiful lagoon (Qomercocha) until we reach our campsite located in a colorful rural community (Pacchanta) where people live in harmony with nature. In this place there are natural hot springs where you can relax your muscles that will be well deserved after this challenging hike.

Day 05

Phacchanta - Tinqui - Cusco

We leave our camp early in the morning and continue to Tinki. Later we continue downhill through a pasture with beautiful agriculture where we will see native crops like potatoes, oxalis, beans, quinoa, etc. The trail descends passing past pastures and several communities of friendly people who will greet you in their native Quechua language. In Tinki, the bus will be waiting for us to return to Cusco and transfer you to your hotel.

Includes / Not includes


Professional bilingual guide (spanish - english).

Private transportation (Cusco - Tinqui - Cusco).

Horsemen and mules to transport equipment, food and personal luggage (7 kilos per person).

A cook to prepare all meals.

Meals: 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners and 5 snacks.

Kitchen equipment: dining tent, kitchen with table and chairs.

Camping tent.

Therma-rest air mattress.

First aid kit.

Not included

Last dinner.

Sleeping bag.

Trekking sticks.

Additional horse to ride.

What to bring

Waterproof jacket / rain poncho.

Warm jacket, hat and gloves.

Comfortable shirts and pants.

Sun protection cream (factor 35 is recommended).

Insect repellent minimum 30% DEET.

Sun hat and sunglasses.


Personal medications.


Flashlight with spare batteries.

Water purification tablets (Micropur recommended).

Toilet paper.

Suggested extra contribution.



Group Price

Price per person

USD $500.00 Per person

Required Pre-payment
USD $200.00


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