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Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days

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Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days

Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days

3 Days from $ USD 300.00

Ausangate Trek 3 Days

A surprising and shorter hike from Ausangate to the rainbow mountain, it is perfect if you are looking for an adventure that is as challenging as it is rewarding, they are the best options for hiking lovers. Do not miss this adventure towards the rainbow mountain, located in the Andes mountain range.

A hike around the sacred mountain (Apu) of Ausangate (6,372m / 20,900ft) that will take you through giant glaciers, crystalline lagoons, impressive mountainous landscapes, locals of typical uses, remote Andean villages and herds of alpacas and llamas. The area receives relatively few visitors, this means that you will be able to experience the local history almost in solitude, surrounded by nothing but spectacular views and an intense and wild nature experience

Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days
Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days
Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days
Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days
Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days
Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days
Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days
Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain 3 Days

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY
1

Cusco - Tinki - Upis

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DAY
2

Upis - Pukaqocha Lake - Hananta Campsite

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DAY
3

Hananta Campsite - Rainbow Mountain

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Highlights

The highlight of the Ausangate trek 3 days

  • Share experiences with the last descendants of the Incas, you will learn their ancestral rites and traditions, celebrate a ceremony to mother earth with the sacred coca leaves.
  • Enjoy the comforts of our legendary Ausangate Trek 3 days camping services—the best on the trail!
  • Get to know the textile tradition of the Andes of Ausangate, where they embody their sacred symbology in their outfits.
  • View the best part of ice-clad Ausangate mountain and diverse mountainscape of the Vilcanota range.
  • Camp along wilderness mountainsides, where we can savor peaceful nights beneath a star-filled sky.
  • Perfect for everyone whose time is limited but keen to see the best part of Ausangate, ending the adventure at Rainbow Mountain.
  • End your trip to the impressive Rainbow Mountains of Peru, you will be amazed at the formation of their natural colors.
  • Hike along the impressive Ausangate route, which is famous for impressive natural landscapes, red Valley, such as glaciers, huge peaks, turquoise lakes, and grazing alpacas.
  • Connect your body and mind with the best energy of the (Apus), sacred mountains.
  • Discover the ancestral paths of the Quechuas during the Ausangate trek 3 days.
  • Submerge your knowledge about the agriculture of the Incas, in these towns it is possible to see this activity.
  • Taste the only typical dish of the Incas, (Pachamanca).

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DAY
1

Cusco - Tinki - Upis

We will pick you up from your accommodation in Cusco in the morning in between 4:30 am to 5:00 am. Then we travel in our private van for 3 hours until to arrive to Tinki (Trailhead = 3800 masl = 12467 ft.) which is a small village, in here we are going to take our delicious breakfast where you will have on the table hot drinks like: coffee, coca tea, hot chocolate, also you we have pancakes, omelets, bread, eggs, butter, etc. On the table. After breakfast we have to walk for about 4 hours to ge our first campsite Upis (4400 masl = 14435 ft.) along the way we will have a great wiew of the Ausangate snow capped mountain which is the highest mountain here in Cusco Region. Once we get at Upis we can enjoy the Natural hotspring at Upis with a spectacular view of the Apu Ausangate. After enjoying this hotspring our chef with our horseman will be waiting for us with our delicious dinner. Then our tents and confortable airmattress will be waiting for us to dreaming with the Rainbow Mountain.

  • MEALS:Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
  • WALKING DISTANCE:6.21 miles – 10 km
  • CAMPSITE ALTITUDE:4.400 m – 14.435 ft
  • WEATHER:Cold
  • HIKING TIME:Aruond 6 – 7 h
  • HIGHEST ELEVATION:4.400 m – 14.435 ft
Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
2

Upis - Pukaqocha Lake - Hananta Campsite

After our delicious breakfast, we continue our walk with a slight ascent of approximately two hours to reach the Arapa pass (4850m / 15908ft). We then headed downhill to the place of our lunch. In this tour we will have the magical view of the Ausangate mountain (6372m / 20900ft), we will also be able to observe the three beautiful lakes with shades of red, green and turquoise (PukaqochaHatunPukaqocha and Qomerqocha) and some alpacas, vizcachas and llamas.
After lunch, we continue our tour with a long and slow ascent to our campsite which will be in Hananta (4740m / 15551ft), in this stretch of the way we will have some of the best views of the snow-covered mountain Ausangate.
After a long walk, we will finally recharge with our great and varied dinner, there will be hot drinks available.

  • MEALS:Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
  • WALKING DISTANCE:7.46 miles – 12 km
  • CAMPSITE ALTITUDE:4.740 m – 15.551 ft
  • WEATHER:Cold
  • HIKING TIME:Aruond 8 – 9 h
  • HIGHEST ELEVATION:4.740 m – 15.551 ft
Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
3

Hananta Campsite - Rainbow Mountain

This day we will get up earlier to continue our adventure towards the famous rainbow mountain or also called Vinicunca, we will have breakfast very early to be the first to arrive towards the rainbow mountain since many visitors come from Cusco.
We will start with an ascent of approximately 1 hour to the pass (5000m / 16,400ft) from here you can see a landscape taken from dreams.
From Hananta, it takes around 3 hours to reach Rainbow Mountain. Once we reach Rainbow Mountain (5100m / 16404ft) your guide will explain about this amazing and imposing work of art created by nature (remember that this type of formation can be seen in only two places in the world: Peru and China), where you will learn about the formation process, the natural minerals that make up colors and everything related to this beauty of the world.
After enjoying this surreal landscape, we descend to the place of our lunch where our succulent, delicious and varied lunch awaits us, to recharge all the energy expended on this walk.
Also our private transport awaits us in this place to return to the city of Cusco, after 3 hours of driving we will arrive in Cusco around 6:00 pm approximately.

  • MEALS:Breakfast – Lunch
  • WALKING DISTANCE:7.45 miles – 12 km
  • CAMPSITE ALTITUDE:Cusco hotel
  • WEATHER:Cold
  • HIKING TIME:Aruond 7 – 8 h
  • HIGHEST ELEVATION:5.038 m – 16.528 ft
Physical Level

1, Easy

Included

High Quality Service & Safety

  • Pre-departure briefing: Before your departure to Ausangate peru trek 2 days, you will meet your guide at your hotel where you are staying, for an orientation before your trek. At this time, it is where we will provide you with the duffel bags for your items that our horses will carry. The meeting takes place in the evening before the trip begins.
  • Experienced Guide: Travel guides are part of the core of PMA TRIPSand your perfect local companion.
    Our team of PMA TRIPSLeaders is comprised of passionate, local travel veterans, seasoned tour veterans with rich backgrounds in history, culture, geology, archeology, biology, cuisine, and more.
    They will make sure your trip is memorable.
  • Camping Equipment: Dining and kitchen tents, tables, chairs, and cooking equipment (all carried by the horses).
  • 1 duffle bag: There, you can carry your personal belongings (including sleeping bag) up to a maximum weight of 6 kg / 14 lbs.
    All duffel bags will be carried by your porters or horses and will only be available at your campsite every day (morning and evening). Any items that are necessary during the hike should be packed in your backpack.
  • Medical Kit:  All PMA TRIPSguides have received first aid training. Your tour guide will always have a first aid kit for basic medical situations (traveler’s diarrhea, altitude sickness, cuts, scrapes, etc.) as well as oxygen. If necessary, we will evacuate you from the road as quickly as possible and ensure that you arrive at a clinic for treatment.

Food

  • Meals: PMA TRIPSchefs cook the best dishes in the middle of the mountain. We respect all food restrictions (vegetarian, vegan or special menus are available at no additional cost), so be sure to add the ones you have on your booking form and let your guide know at your briefing. Food is typically served family style.
  • Wake up tea: Every morning at the camp, you will wake up to a cup of hot drink! Our staff will bring the tea to your store.
  • Tea time daily: Happy hour for tea and snacks! Every evening before dinner, our chefs will provide you with popcorn, hot chocolate, cookies, teas, coffee, hot water, etc. After a long day of hiking, you won’t have to wait until dinner to relax.
  • Snacks on the trail daily: Every morning we’ll give you your snack to enjoy it during the walk; our tour leader will provide you a Cloth bag with local fruits, biscuits, chocolate, caramels, etc. We will give this snack to you at the beginning of each day in your cloth bag.
  • Water: From your first lunch to your last breakfast, PMA TRIPSwill provide all the water you need. This water is boiled, filtered, and then cooled before distributing. You must bring personal water bottles and / or camel back. We recommend bringing around 2 liters. You will be able to refill your water at every meal.
  • Products for hygiene: You will be provided with a small towel before each meal to clean your hands.

Transportation

  • Transport:
    Day 1: You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and travel by private transport to Upis, the starting point of the Ausangate peru trek 2 days.
    Day 2: Once you complete the tour, we will take you back to the door of your hotel in Cusco.
  • Cargo Mules
    The muleteers are responsible for carrying your luggage on days 1 and 2.
    The pack mules carry all the camping equipment and your personal travel bag (7 kgs / 15 lbs).

Permits & Entrance Tickets

  • Entrance Tickets
    Entrance ticket to Ausangate trek
    Entrance ticket to rainbow mountain

EXTRAS included in our service

  • Emergency horse: In the Ausangate peru trek 2 days, we include emergency horse so that you can accompany you during your tour and use it if necessary for a rest in the trek.
  • Sleeping bag: Sleeping bags are comfortable and suitable for the mountains.
  • Walking sticks: The trekking poles are of great help during the walk that we are going to do.
  • Extra oxygen: We include an oxygen tank for any emergency that may arise during the trip.

No Included

  • Travel insurance: Travel and health insurance.
  • Gratuities for our staff: cook, porters or muleteers and other personnel.
  • Additional cost: Delays beyond management’s control: landslides, bad weather conditions, modification of the itinerary due to a security problem, illness, pandemic, change in government policy, political instability, strikes, etc.

What to Bring

  • Original Passport
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Toiletries and hand sanitiser
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and film with extra batteries
  • Torch with spare batteries
  • Daypack

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