Ausangate is the mountain most representative for the Cusqueno Andeans. It is situated at the cordillera of Vilcanota at 6,372 meters above sea level with large lagunes with a bright blue/green color. Walking through the mountain of Ausangate is an indescribable adventure, and it is not posible to be not impressed by the enormous beauty of the eternal snow. Often you will find rocks with a point with an altitude of more than 5000 meters and als o rocks with tongues of ice which go down in magnificent ways and form icelagunes. The route of Ausangate is one of the most attractive ones of Cusco.
1st Day Cusco - Tinke (5 hours by car)
We will camp in Tinke.
2nd Day: Tinke – Upis
We will walk from Tinke to Upis by 6 hours.
During this trail we will visit the community of Upis that is situated 4,400 meters above sea level and there live approximately 5 or 6 families. This day we will walk very closely to the mountain Nevada Ausangate, at the end of the day we will have our campsite.
3rd Day: Upis – Arapa
We begin our day with a breakfast. Afterwards we will go to Arapa, which is about 7 hours walking. We will arrive at the mountain Arapa from where we can enjoy a lovely view over a beautiful mountain chain and lakes surrounded by a formation of rocks. This place is situated at 4850 meters above sea level.
4th Day: Arapa – Ausangate
We begin our day with a breakfast. We will walk from mountain pass Arapa to the pass of Ausangate, which will take about 8 hours of hiking. During this part of the trail we will see the lake Yanaccocha and other impressing high mountains. This pass has an altitude 4750 meters above sea level.
5th Day: Ausangate – Huchuy Finaya
Afterward the comforting breakfast. We will walk from Ausangate to Huchuy Finaya, which is about 7 hours walking. At this part of the trek we will have a magical view over very high mountains like Ausangate, Santa Catalina, Parco Calle and Maria Huamantilla. All these mountains are at 6372 meters above sea level and have snow formations that look like caves.
6th Day: Huchuy Finaya – Pacchanta
Immediately of the breakfast.We walk to Pacchanta. This walk will take around 7 hours and on our way we will visit the thermal baths of Pacchanta an other attractive thing to do will be the Inca Trail, which is -like its name says- an union of brooks.
7th Day: Pacchanta – Tinke
This day we leave Pacchanta and walk to Tinke in 2 hours. In Tinke we will take a car back to Cusco and so we bring our crossing of Ausangate to an end.
The travel begin in Mollepata, above the Apurimac River, and cross the mountains to Machu Picchu, we pass under the shadow of Salkantay, the Apu of the range, to which the Incas offered up all the fruits of their labours.
1st Day: Cusco - Mollepata - Markokasa
At 9:00 AM we drive to Mollepata to begin the journey. By car, we pass the towns of the Anta Plains (Izcuchaca, Zurite, Ancahuasi) and then enter the Limatambo valley, where we can appreciate the ruins of Tarawasi. In Mollepata we begin the hike, and later we will camp in Markokasa.
2nd Day: Markokasa - Choquekiclla - Soraypampa
We will begin the day with a breakfast, afterward From Choquekiclla we can see Salkantay Humantay, at whose feet we camp at the height of about 4000 masl.
3rd Day: Soraypampa - Pampa Japonesa - Canal Inca
Afterward the breakfast we will continue the hike today we pass under Salkantay, from where we can see lovely geography below us.
4th Day: Inkachiaska - Sisaypampa - Inkaracay
Afterward the breakfast we will continue the hike towards Paucarcancha, down the Cusichaca valley to Llulluchapampa, also known as Inkaracay.
5th Day: Inkaracay – Huayllabamba – Pakaymayu
Afterward the breakfast We begin the ascent to the high pass on the Inca trail, called Warmiwañuska at 4,200 masl, and then drop into Pakaymayu and camp in Sayacmarka.
6th Day: Pakaymayu – Sayacmarca – Phuyupatamarca
This day we will arrive tp into the high jungle and see some lovely new trees and animals, along with the stunning series of palaces that make up the Inca Trail.
7th Day: Phuyupatamarca – Wiñawayna – Machupichu
At the end we will arrive to Machupicchu, one of the world's greatest archaeological treasures.
- Round trip transfers
- Private transportation
- Professional guide (English/Spanish)
- Tickets of entrance to the archeological places
- All meals during the trekking
- Camping equipment
- Tables and chairs
- Comfortable mattresses
- Porters to carry the equipment
- First aid kit
- Sleeping bag *we can to rent
- First breakfast
- Lunch and dinner the last day
- Backpack for personal things
- Raincoat or poncho
- Comfortable clothes
- Hiking shoes or boots
- Original passport
- Water bottles and tablets to purify the water (very important)
- Cap or hat
- Sun block
- Insect repellent