• Description
  • Parameters
  • Itinerary
Country: Peru
Location:
  • Cusco, Peru
  • Tinki, Cusco, Peru
  • Urcos, Cusco, Peru
  • Ausangate, Cusco, Peru
  • Andes, Peru
  • Querococha lake, Recuay Province, Ancash, Peru
Duration: for 5 day(s)
Physical strain: High
Tour starting point: Cusco
Options for Trekking:
Level of excellence: Difficult (D)
Height, meter(s): 5200

Description:
This is a trip to one of the highest glaciers of Peru: Ausangate (6384 m) imposing. Natives who live there live with their animals, far from the bustle of the modern world. During We pass ice walls, a glacier, waterfalls frozen rivers, hot springs and groundwater. We find lovely views of the surrounding snowcapped mountains. We see vicunas, vizcachas, condors, flamingos and Andean geese.

Services
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Professional guide (English / Spanish). Included
Accommodation in tents. Included
Camping equipment with tents: dining room, kitchen, tables, benches and comfortable mattress. Included
Cook and assistant. Included
Muleteer Included
Horses Included
First aid kit. Included
Oxygen ball. Included
Sleeping bag. Not included
Original Passport and card of migration (TAM). Recommended
ISIC card (www.isic.org) if applicable (must be submitted at the time of booking). Recommended
Sleeping bag (can be rented at the agency). Recommended
Hiking boots and sandals (very important). Recommended
Trekking poles (can be rented at the agency). Recommended
Coats: layers of varying temperatures, especially at night. Thermal / gloves / scarves: woolen socks / woolen hat for cold nights, shirts for the whole trek. Recommended
(Very important) Headlamp. Recommended
Camera and extra batteries. Recommended
Sunscreen / hat and sunglasses. Recommended
Personal medical kit. Recommended
Insect repellent. Recommended
Rain gear: a good raincoat and rain pants and a rain poncho plastic. Recommended
Toilet paper. Recommended
Small towel. Recommended
Extra money for drinks and gratuities, souvenirs, etc. (soles or dollars). Recommended
Swimwear for the hot springs (optional). Recommended
Water Bottle (recommended 1 liter). Recommended
Transport in tour
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Private transport. Included
Board
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All meals during the tour. (Not including breakfast 1st or the Last Supper). Included
First breakfast. Not included

Cusco - Tinki

Day 1

AUSANGATE TREK - 5D/4N

Location: Cusco, Peru

We pick you up from your hotel early and shuttle bus to Tinki a small rural community, which is the starting point of the walk. In Tinki we will comply with the rider and the horse that will transport our staff during the expedition. En route we pass picturesque small towns like Urcos. Continue to CATCA and then Oceangate. In these villages we will see people wearing traditional costumes of the country. Then continue through the communities reach Tinki. The bus journey takes after 2 hours and 30 minutes of spectacular green pastures of the Andean mountain where people live maintaining their traditions and customs walk.through. The stunning mountain scenery will make an extraordinary hike. You will see many llamas and alpacas that are used by people to transport their crops and belongings. We continue to Upis camping.

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Upiss - Ausangate Cocha

Day 2

AUSANGATE TREK - 5D/4N

Location: Ausangate, Cusco, Peru

Upis We leave early and start walking through the tips of ichu grass plains and then the trail climbs to the pass of Arapa (4900m). Then we continue the walk from Ausangate and Queullacocha watching attractive lagoons and spectacular mountain scenery with great wildlife. After this the trail descends to the lake Hatun Pucaccocha. We then walked to the second step called Pucapunta Pass (5000m). Later we short descent to the camp next to the lagoon of Ausangate.

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Ausangate Cocha - Hampa

Day 3

AUSANGATE TREK - 5D/4N

Location: Ausangate, Cusco, Peru

A fascinating day of trekking. We spent the highest point of your hike (Palomino Pass 5,200 m). At this point, you will be rewarded by splendid views. Then we descend to the former agricultural area where people live Finaya herding their llamas and alpacas. Let's look and see native crops friendly families. Later we will take a short walk down to our campsite in the Underworld community.

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Hampa - Phacchanta

Day 4

AUSANGATE TREK - 5D/4N

Location: Querococha lake, Recuay Province, Ancash, Peru

Today the Underworld Pass trail climbs up the last of our walk before descending through the ancient Moraine and rocky site This area is home to mountain Chinchilla (Andean rabbit). We continue the walk amid beautiful lagoon (Querococha) until we reach our camp located in a colorful community field (Pacchanta) where people live in harmony with nature. In this place there are hot springs where you can relax the muscles that will be well deserved after this challenging trek.

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Phacchanta - Tinki - Cusco

Day 5

AUSANGATE TREK - 5D/4N

Location: Tinki, Cusco, Peru

We left our camp early and continue to Tinki. Later we continue downhill through a pasture with a beautiful farm we see native crops such as potatoes, oxalis, beans, quinoa, etc. The road descends passing pastures and several communities of friendly people who will welcome in his native Quechua language. In Tinki the bus will be waiting for us to return to Cusco and transfer to your hotel.We leave our camp early and continue to Tinki. Later we continue downhill through a pasture with a beautiful farm we see native crops such as potatoes, oxalis, beans, quinoa, etc. The road descends passing pastures and several communities of friendly people who will welcome in his native Quechua language. In Tinki the bus will be waiting for us to return to Cusco and transfer to your hotel. End of services.

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