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Apu Ausangate Trek

(5 days / 4 night)

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Apu Ausangate Trek


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Description

The Ausangate was and is today one of the most important mountains since Inca times, as in the concept of the Andean man, this mountain is one of the principal deities as the Andean cult and so is in the contemporary Christian worship. It is also known as Apu Ausangate.

The package that we offer below is made for you to meet wonderful mountain scenery on a route that has not been promoted for tourism , will appreciate native communities , beautiful landscapes of mountains, lakes of different colors, and andean camelids in their natural habitat such as llamas, alpacas and vicunas.

DAY 1: CUSCO - TINQUI – UPIS:


DAY 2: FROM UPIS TO AUSANGATE Q'OCHA LAGOON:


DAY 3: FROM AUSANGATE Q'OCHA LAGOON TO QAMPA:


DAY 4: FROM Q'AMPA TO PACCHANTA:


DAY 5: FROM PACCHANTA TO CUSCO:

It includes:

• Transportation from the hotel to the city of Tinqui (Round Trip).
• Entrance to the Ausangate Park.
• Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English).
• High quality equipment camping (professional tents, Doite model Cima 4, extra light / 4,5kgs for two. Beds, eating tent with table and chairs, bathroom tent).
• Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks/vegetarian option).
• Cook and cooking equipment.
• Horseman and mules, for all our camping equipment and personal baggage (up to 8 kg).
• Emergency horse (for a minimum of two people).
• First aid kit and oxygen bottle.

IT DOESN´T INCLUDES:

• The first breakfast.
• Sleeping bag (if you don´t have one, you can ask us for one)

Important Information

The majority of people that live in the Ausangate Region are so poor and they live on animal raising and crop. A little group of farmers and our travel agency want to support all those poor families. A small voluntary donation can help them on buying some things like meals and school sipplies.

The families will be thankful.

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Full itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO - TINQUI ? UPIS:

We leave Cusco early in the morning; we pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and go ahead to the south - east of the city, about three hours away by private transportation to the small town of Tinqui (3,800 meters / 12,464 feet). We pass through beautiful landscapes and several traditional villages such as Urcos, Cattca and Ocangate. After lunch at Tinqui, we start walking, and the first 3 hours, the road will be an unforgettable experience as we cross the mountains in the Cordillera Vilcanota and if the weather permits us, we can envision the Apu Ausangate. We walk two hours to reach the hot springs in Upis (4,400 meters / 14,432 feet). We camp here for the night (4-5 hours of trekking).

DAY 2: FROM UPIS TO AUSANGATE Q'OCHA LAGOON:

In the morning we cross the Open Arapa (4,850 meters / 15,908 feet) being one of the highest points on the walk. From here, we continue to 3? hours down the valley, past the green lagoon Puqa Q'ocha down to the turquoise waters of the lagoon Jatun Puqa Q'ocha. Then we walk the second climb of Apuchata (4,900 meters / 16,072 feet), overlooking the stunning lagoon Ausangate Q'ocha blue and turquoise waters. This lake is fed by the melting snow of Ausangate. Camp here the second night.

DAY 3: FROM AUSANGATE Q'OCHA LAGOON TO QAMPA:

From the lagoon, ascend again towards the open Palomani (5,200 meters / 17,056 feet) - the highest point of the walk. From the Open we follow the path into the valley where we can relax and have lunch. In the afternoon, we will appreciate the snow-capped Three Peaks and Punta Puca. We will continue through the broad green valley of Pampa Jutunpata and up the valley of the River Q'ampa. Overnight the third night in this area.

DAY 4: FROM Q'AMPA TO PACCHANTA:

Very early in the morning we start with the highking through the small community of Q'ampa, then we go to the northwest to the last pass of this hike open Q'ampa (5,000 meters / 16,400 feet). Once again, we will have the opportunity to observe lagoons of different colors and have lunch near the lagoon Q'oma Q'ocha. We walk for several hours before reaching the small town of Pacchanta. We can enjoy the hot springs for a couple of hours and even take a well-deserved beer! We establish a camp near Pacchanta and you will have the afternoon free to explore this interesting Andean village. (You have the option of staying in a basic hostel this night).

DAY 5: FROM PACCHANTA TO CUSCO:

They are 3-hour walk back to Tinqui, where we will have time to explore this traditional Andean village before taking private transportation back to Cusco, arriving at approximately 18:00.

What to bring:
• Backpack with rain shelter.
• Sleeping bag.
• Warm clothing and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
• Rain pants and light pants. Trekking shoes.
• Shoes or sandals (for showers and thermal baths).
• Wool or synthetic socks and a sweater. Shirts short and long sleeves.
• Rain poncho and a hat. Bathing suit (for hot springs in Aguas Calientes).
• Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfectant alcohol gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets, toiletries and toilet paper.
• Camera (wrapped in plastic bag).
• Flashlight and batteries.
• Some snacks like chocolate bars and nuts.
• Original passport, student card ISIC and extra money in soles.
• Since the weather can be very cold and wet, her clothes - once wet - will not dry at night. So bring some clothes to change.


NOTES:

We will go up to 5200m / 17060f. Combined with the extreme climate of this trip can be a hard work. We want you to remember this walk with a smile on your face, therefore, please make sure you are well acclimatized, in good shape and healthy. You know the weather can be very cold and if your clothes are wet, they might not dry at night. So take some clothes to change.

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