If you are a mountain climbing lover, this Ausangate + Mountain of Colors tour is for you. In 4 days you will live an intense walk enjoying the landscapes, lakes, glaciers and the local people. It will definitely be an experience that will be engraved in your memory.
DAY 1: CUSCO – TINKI COMMUNITY – UPIS COMMUNITY.
Pick up will be at your hotel at 5:45 a.m., then we will leave Cusco around 6:00 a.m. in our private transport, heading south of the city, passing through different villages; like Urcos, Ocongate and then to Tinki, where we will start the trek to Ausangate. Our chef will prepare a succulent Andean breakfast before starting the trek. Then we will walk at the foot of the impressive Ausangate Mountain. This day we will pass through the local villages of native communities, who speak Quechua and are dedicated to grazing llamas and alpacas. Then we will arrive at the small settlement of Upis, this site is known for its sources of thermal baths where you can take a dip, the cost is 10 soles, place where we will spend the night, here you will also have the opportunity to enjoy the picturesque mountain bottom While the sun sets Here we will have lunch and dinner with a spectacular sky full of stars and the fabulous milky way, the nights are very cold, which is why we will wear warm clothes.
DAY 2: UPIS COMMUNITY – PUCACOCHA LAKE
Today we will get up at 5:30 am, then we will have the super nutritious breakfast since the day will be very difficult due to the ascent to the Arapa Pass (4950 m), from where you can see the mountain range of the Vilcanota mountain range, whose point more High is the Ausangate (6384 m), then we will have a slight descent, place for lunch and have a rest. After lunch we will continue towards Lake Pucacocha, a deep turquoise lake and a perfect stop to rest. On the way you will see lamas with their shepherds, and your expert guide will explain the stories and legends of the Andean people. Our camp tonight is located just below the imposing Ausangate Mountain, you will enjoy a true outdoor adventure experience, surrounded by mountains and fresh air. You will enjoy your dinner in our cozy tents, here you will be surrounded by its impressive glaciers.
DAY 3: LAKE PUCA COCHA – COMMUNITY ANANTA
This day the trek will have a good degree of difficulty, after breakfast, we start at 7:00 a.m., with a strong ascent to the Pucacocha Pass (5100 m). This step has incredible views and when you reach the top, you will be rewarded with a 360 ° view of one of the most incredible landscapes on earth. After overcoming the difficult passage of Pucacocha, we will have to descend very carefully with the help of our trekking poles to a green valley full of alpacas and lamas, where we will be waiting for a succulent and delicious lunch at noon. Then we will make a short walk to the camp in the Ananta community, if you are lucky, you can see an Andean condor or a vicuña. there we will finish the walk at 3:00 p.m. and at night we will have tea time and an Andean dinner.
DAY 4: ANANTA – MONTAÑA ARCOIRIS – VALLE ROJO – CUSCO.
This will be a very exciting day since we will visit the rainbow mountain, or called Apu Vinicunca, for this we will get up very early and leave the camp at 5 am, this allows us to approach and appreciate the mountain in all its splendor with absolute solitude, without visitors yet. After a hot breakfast and some coca tea, very close we will appreciate the other geological spectacle, the famous red valley, which is a group of small hills whose floors are red, ocher, green; You will surely feel the sensation of being on another planet! Around noon, we will descend to the community of Qesuno, where we will have lunch, and pack all our trekking equipment to return to Cusco, whose final point will be at the door of your hotel, the arrival is approximately at 5:00 p.m. Hoping you enjoyed it as much as we did.
RECOMMENDS TO CARRY:
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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||$500.00 (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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