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Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days

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Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days

Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days

7 Days from $ USD 700.00

This is the best program which will let you visit in few days the best of Cusco, Ausangate Trek, Machupicchu and you will have “A spectacular 7 days trek” around the amazing Ausangate peak, on the remote highland savannah’s of southern Peru. The heart of the eastern Andes, east of the ancient and magical city of Cusco, is dominated by Mount Ausangate (6372 mts – 20,900 ft), the main Apu or mountain spirit as well as the highest mountain in southern Peru. You will walk around 4 to 6 hours each day; horses will carry all our loads, letting us enjoy the hike just with a small daypack for the snacks and cameras.

This beautiful 7 day package starts in the small Andean village of Tinqui and takes you around Ausangate mountain and over multiple high passes. It is essential to be properly acclimatized for this hike, spending at least two or three days in Cusco (or equivalent altitude) before starting.

Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days
Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days
Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days
Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days
Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days
Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days
Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days
Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days
Ausangate Trek To Machu Picchu 7 Days

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY
1

Cusco – Upis – Yana Qocha

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DAY
2

Upis – Puccacpcha Pass - Hananta

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DAY
3

Hananta- Rainbow Mountain (5038m)- Ausangate Lake

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DAY
4

Ausangate Lake - Palomani Pass - Sorapampa

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DAY
5

Sorapampa - Qampa Pass- Paqchanta (hot springs/ Camping)

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DAY
6

Pacchanta - Tinqui – Ollantaytambo Town – Machu Picchu Pueblo

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DAY
7

The most important Machu Picchu - Cusco Hotel

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DAY
1

Cusco – Upis – Yana Qocha

Your guide will meet you in Cusco early in the morning, and take you via private transportation to the starting point of our trek- Tinqui. Here you will enjoy a local lunch, while your gear is being loaded onto pack horses. After lunch you will begin hiking to our first camp. This day we only hike for a few hours until we arrive at the village of Upis. Here you can take a soak in the hot springs, while enjoying coca tea, and relax your muscles until dinner.

Distance: 8km/ 3 miles
Elevation: 3800m- 4200m
Hiking time: 2-3 hours
Camp: 4200m/ 13,780ft

Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
2

Upis – Puccacpcha Pass - Hananta

today, we wake everyone up at 5am with coca tea brought to your tent and you will fuel up with a big breakfast for the day ahead. The morning starts with a hike up Arapa pass (4958m) before a slight decline to our lunch spot near Lake Puma cocha- a deep blue lake and a perfect stop for a break. Along the way you will see local herders and llamas, Ausangate mountain to your left, and you will have your expert guide explaining the history of the locals and talking about the landscape along the way. After lunch we continue uphill for our second pass for the day (Pucacocha pass-5000m) where if you’re lucky you may see condors and vicuñas until descending to our campsite of Anata where you will be surrounded by high mountains and incredible hanging glaciers- watch for the glacier crashing into the lake below! As always camp will be set up for you to change and rest your weary legs and dinner will be prepared.

Distance: 15km
Elevation: 4200m- 4930m- 4700m
Hiking time: 7 hours
Camp: 4700m/ 15,420ft

Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
3

Hananta- Rainbow Mountain (5038m)- Ausangate Lake

Today starts with Chillca pass (5050m), a very colorful mountain but only a precursor of what is to come. After crossing the pass you enter into a bright red valley, a wildly desert landscape with vibrant colors all around, and llamas roaming the ground below- as you approach the top of the pass you will see the beautiful Rainbow Mountain in the distance, but your not quite there! From here you begin descending to a wide valley and continue walking a Peruvian flat until we are presented with one final climb to the Rainbow Mountain. Soak in the sights and enjoy what you’ve worked so hard for. We will enjoy lunch in the surrounding area, and head back down the valley to make our way to the stunning Lake Ausangate where camp will be set up and waiting for you to take a rest.

Distance: 20km
Elevation: 4700m- 5050m – 4650m
Hiking time: 7-8 hours
Camp: 4650m/ 15,255ft

Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
4

Ausangate Lake - Palomani Pass - Sorapampa

today, as yesterday was a big day, we pass beautiful glacial tarns, lush green pampas, and follow the edge of the river. Today is a great day for spotting wildlife so keep an eye out for condors, and vicuñas.

Distance: 17km (10.5 miles)
Elevation: 4650m – 5100m – 4600m
Hiking time: 7-8 hours
Camp: 4600m/ 15,090ft

Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
5

Sorapampa - Qampa Pass- Paqchanta (hot springs/ Camping)

today enjoying the deep blue lagoons, and alpine glacial colored lakes along the way. If your brave enough you can even jump in to cool off. Views of the massive Ausangate mountain are still visible, only today you will get to enjoy them from a new angle along with views of Pacchanta Valley. Our goal is the hot springs of Pacchanta where we will enjoy a nice soak and the views of the Ausangate Mountain above.

Distance: 16k
Elevation: 4600m- 5050m – 4300m
Hiking time: 6-7 hours
Camp: 4300m/ 14,110ft

Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
6

Pacchanta - Tinqui – Ollantaytambo Town – Machu Picchu Pueblo

Today is another early morning as we make our way back to the starting point of Tinqui walking on flat ground and celebrating our accomplishments. Once we arrive at the village you will have your last lunch while everything is packed up in our private transportation to make our way back to Ollantaytambo where. You will be dropped off at the train stationarriving around 5pm. ​

We will board the train that will take us to the town of Machu Picchu, then we will go to our hotel with a staff of our agency (Peruvian walk) after showering, we will go to dinner and the guide will give you the information for the next day

Distance: 10k
Elevation: 4300m (descending)
Hiking time: 3-4 hours

Physical Level

1, Easy

DAY
7

The most important Machu Picchu - Cusco Hotel

Wake up will be 05:00 a.m. because we need to take the first bus to Machu Picchu citadel where you will watch the magical and majestic sun rise, while beautiful hummingbirds sing to welcome another day. After that, you will have a guided visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu (3 hours), following the guided tour you will have free time to visit and take pictures of Machu Picchu. At the conclusion of your visit to Machu Picchu you have to take the bus back to Aguas Calientes town, where you then have to take the train to Ollantaytambo where our transfer will be waiting to tack you back to your Cusco hotel.

Physical Level

1, Easy

Included

  • Emergency horse to escort us during the trek.
  • Sleeping bag
  • trekking stick
  • Extra oxygen
  • First Aid kit
  • One foamy sleeping pad per person
  • Inflatable Mattress
  • Transportation from hotel to Upis town.
  • Transportation from Pacchanta town to Ollantaytambo train station.
  • Round trip train ticket.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • 1 night hotel In Machu Picchu town.
  • Transportation from train station to hotel.
  • Camping Equipment 4 season tent(04 people tent for 02 people).
  • Thermarest mattresses
  • Other camping equipment, a dining tent with table and chairs, and a kitchen tent, manned by a professional cooking staff.
  • Trek leader
  • Meals: Breakfast (6), lunch (6), dinner (6), and snacks.
  • A professional Quechua chef.
  • Horses, and muleteers; horses carry your 8 kg / 16 pounds personal items.
  • Oxygen Tank.

Machu Picchu Tour

  • Transportation to Ollantaytambo Train Station
  • (Train Ollantaytambo To  Aguas Calientes ) (And Aguas Calientes To Ollantaytambo)
  • Tourist bus transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco to your Hotel
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Guided service by an knowledgeable and friendly, official tour guide fluent in English, and other languages.
  • Hotel in Machu Picchu Pueblo (1 night)
  • Dinner in Touristic Restaurant (Day 6) and snack in the morning (Day 7)

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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