Ausangate Trek 4 Days Tour The Highest Mountain of Cusco Classic

From: 310.00 USD$

Locations Visited : Ausangate Snow Capped Mountain ( The Highest Mountain of Cusco)
Trip Style : Trekking Tours
Length : 4 Days / 3 Nights
Frequency : Every Day
Group : Min 8, Max 16
Physical Grading :

Located over the heart oriental Andes, situated in the Cusco south, Ausangate (6.333above sea level) considerate as a Apu or tutelary divinity from country towns of the Peruvian Andean south. We used a track with a part asphalted who is access to this solid, taken the route from Tinki. You need to be in good fitness for this ramble because it could be around seven or twelve days and you suffer heights and temperatures changes too.

The experience as a agency are becoming into a confident company and you always can trust in our services at the same way as local guides. You can see both an Andean spectacular scene and Quechuas villages that continue living as a typical way (developing communal agriculture and raising llamas, alpacas, vicuñas etc).

DAY 1:CUSCO-OCONGATE-Tinki (3950 m.s.n.m.)

The departure is scheduled early in the morning in order to be able to stop along the route. We will pass through nice villages of the Andes in the heights of Urcos, the sightseeing offers us the spectacular view of the Vilcanota mountain range. After traveling for three hours, we will arrive to Ocongate, an important village of much historic significance. We will then reach the village of Tinky, at 3,850 m.a.s.l., to a nice and typical hostel, where we will spend the night. This is the spot where our trek begins.

DAY 2:Tinki-UPIS (4200 m.)

After breakfast, we will start the trek towards the mountain crossing, at 4,500. m.a.s.l., in order to continue through the outskirts of the snow peak Ausangate towards the camping-site of upis. Along the way we will witness lagoons of a variety of colors, as well as grazing llamas and alpacas.

DAY 3:UPIS-Pacchanta (4450 m.)

The next day, after having breakfast, we will prepare to start the trek towards pacchanta. The way is quite clear, with a continuous and moderate slope. The trek takes five hours, in front of a group of mountains, with a really marvelous scenery. The camping site is very close to the glacier, giving it a special location and nice view to take some pictures. Optionally, you may have a bath in the thermal waters close to the camping site.

DAY 4:Pacchanta-Tinki (3950 m) CUSCO

On the fourth day we will walk approximately for three hours to the village of Tinki. We will have lunch, and then take the return bus to Cusco.

 

What Is Included :

  • Ausangate Trek Briefing at Hotel or Office * Let us know where are you going to stay in cusco.
  • Professional Bilingual guides.
  • Collection from hotel ( we will come to pick you up between 08:45 am to 09:00am )
  • Bus from Cusco t – Tinki – Cusco
  • 3 breakfast, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 3 nights Camping
  • foam sleeping mattresses note (if you want hire a comfortable air mattresses it also can be hired from us)
  • cook horseman mules (carry up to 5 kg per person  mules or porters (they just carry cooking stuff and camping equipment )
  • doble occupancy tents
  • First Aid kit
  • Vegetarian Option or  special diet-Free available.

What is  not Included :

  • First Breakfast , last lunch and dinner .
  • Entry to hot springs in Pacchanta  (10 soles)
  • Mineral water (boiled water provided with food but you can buy it along the way )
  • sleeping  bag ( you can hire from us US$15 )
  • Walking poles (you can hire from us US$10)
  • Travel and health insurance.( bring copies with you please) :PERU TRAVEL COMPANY  highly recommend to get an insurance of trip cancellation / interruption insurance to protect your travel investment. Included with your pre-departure package, bring your travel insurance to cover trip cancellation, interruption, baggage loss and delay, emergency medical evacuation insurance and emergency medical expense insurance.

What you need to Take:

  • Hiking water proof boots ( with ankle protectors )
  • Trekking poles metal tips are not allowed on the trail
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Sun hat and gloves
  • T-shirts / shirts
  • Comfortable hiking zip off trousers
  • Rain pants
  • Bathing suit (for hot springs in Aguas Calientes)
  • Sun protection cream ( factor 35 recommended ) sun is strong
  • Insect Repellent ( for mosquitos )15 % of deet at least
  • Water bottle
  • Toilet paper and wet wipes
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and films
  • Torch with spare batteries (flashlight) we recommend headlights
  • Emergency money at least 200- 300 ) extra soles.(USD$ 120)
  • Short pants , Plaster and bandages
  • Walking poles (with rubber tips) they can also be hired from us (they can be used on the Inca Trail if they have rubber tips)