This is a tour of the mountain of Colors in two days on a 100% recommended hike where we can appreciate the scenic beauty of the Peruvian Andes, with beautiful panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, crystalline lagoons that are around the Ausangate mountain. We will also have the opportunity to live with the villagers and appreciate their dances and customs.
Day 1: CUSCO – ABRA PUKAKASA – ANANTA.
We leave Cusco very early, in our tourist transport, we will pass through towns of the South Valley of Cusco for an approximate time of 3 hours, until the beginning of our walk. Along the way we can see the impressive Vilcanota mountain range, small traditional Andean villages near Ausangate Mountain.
Then we begin our ascent hike until we reach the Pucacocha Lagoon where our lunch will be and enjoy the beautiful landscape that surrounds it, then we continue our walk for 2 hours uphill, towards the Pucacocha pass, on the way we can observe Andean camelids, Like beautiful panoramic views of the snowy Ausangate. In the afternoon we continue our walk for 2 hours of descent to the mountain until we reach Ananta our first camp.
Food: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Maximum Altitude: 5,000 masl.
Minimum Altitude: 4,300 masl.
Walking distance: approx. 14 km
Day 2: ANANTA – VINICUNCA – CUSCO.
Very early we will have our breakfast to start our hike, they are 2 hours of gradual ascent through the mountain, on the hill of Ausangate we can also observe camelid animals on the way such as those already mentioned, as well as appreciate mountains with colorful of different colors.
Then we will continue ascending the mountain until we reach the Vinicunca pass (5,080msnm), where we will have our first visualization of the famous mountain of colors (cerro colorado), then we will climb a few meters more towards the viewpoint of vinicunca place where you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Vinicunca mountain and the Vilcanota mountain range
After enjoying and taking the souvenir photos we will start with our return with a descent of Mountain, in an approximate time of an average hour until we reach the town of Quesoyuno where we will have lunch.
Then we will take our return tourist transport with a duration of approximately 3 hours arriving around 18:00 pm to Cusco.
Food: Breakfast and lunch.
Maximum Altitude: 5,100 masl.
Minimum Altitude: 5,000 masl.
Walking distance: approx. 13 km
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Tourists living in places less than 1000 meters high, we suggest that they are at least in Cusco 1 to 2 days to acclimatize before taking this tour
Prices per person are subject to service:
|SERVICE||NUMBER OF PEOPLE||PRICE|
|PRIVATE||2 to 3 Persons||$200.00 (Per person)|
For a group of 4 or more, request a discount from the Sales Department of To Machu Picchu Travel.
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