Ausangate and Mountain of Colors 4 Days

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The reason why you should do this tour is because Ausangate is one of the places with landscapes of the Andes mountains of Peru, it stands out as one of the highest mountains in Cusco, the Ausangate Nevado (6384 masl) Accompanied by its 7 turquoise lagoons and multicolored colorful mountain geological formations.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Machu Picchu Peru World

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Cusco - Tinki - Upis - Hot springs

Stop At: Cusco

We will pick you up from your hotel at 5:00 am to begin your expedition. You will have tourist transport for 3 hours until you reach the beginning of the Tinki village. Tinki is a small Andean town located near Ocongate, located at 3,900 masl / 12,795 feet above sea level. Here, you will meet our personal managers. where we will take a break to visit the village market. And knowing their customs so we can also make some necessary purchases for our journey. Then, the gradual walk will start, uphill. It will be three or four hours until we reach our lunch area. Along the way, we will have incredible views of Ausangate, far off in the distance. We will pass through traditional villages and we will meet some local people, dressed in their colorful traditional clothes. They can accompany their alpacas. Our lunch spot is in an amazing location, surrounded by breathtaking mountains and a great view of the Ausangate Glacier Peak. After lunch It will be another two hour walk until we reach our camp in Upis Alto, near the famous hot springs. Upis Alto is a small town located at 4,100 meters above sea level / 13,451 feet elevation. This will be our first camp at the foot of Ausangate. • Distance traveled: 13 km / 8 m • Campground elevation: 4,100 m / 13,450 ft. • Meals: snack, lunch, dinner, hot drinks, mineral water • Climate: dry and cold.

Day 2 Upis - Arapa pass - Pucaccocha

Stop At: Ausangate

After a very early and nutritious breakfast, you will prepare for the second day of the trek. Today, you will have wonderful views of the peaks of the Ausangate Glacier. You will also see the lakes and waterfalls, and perhaps some llamas, alpacas and wild vicuñas, as well as the Andean condors that rise above. We will have a three hour uphill walk until we reach the first pass, which is 4850 meters above sea level / 16,404 feet high. You will have magnificent views of the surroundings, especially in the dry season. In some months of the year, we will walk through snow. You will most likely see vicuñas, which are the most impressive wild animals in Peru. They belong to the Andean camelid family. Today, their wool is the most expensive wool in the world. After taking some amazing photos, we will continue in two and a half hours, gradually, downhill road until we reach a beautiful area, where you will enjoy lunch on your second day. Then, it will take another two and a half hours until we reach our camp, in (Pucca Ccocha). This campsite is one of the most beautiful campsites, located behind the Apu Ausangate and on the shore of the lake. You can see incredible birds, of different kinds that inhabit and also some condors and eagles that fly nearby. Distance traveled: 12 km / 7.5 m • Campground elevation: 4,300 m / 14,100 ft. • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner, hot snacks, mineral water • Climate: dry and cold.

Day 3 Pucaccocha - ananta pata - warmi sayana

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We will wake you up early with a cup of hot coca tea, to start one of the most beautiful days of the trek. You will enjoy the majestic views of some of the highest peaks in the Andes and the depths of the beautiful valleys. You will have two mountain passes to do today. After an early breakfast, we will start with a steep two-hour climb to the pass of Abra Pucaccocha 4900 m.a.s.l. m / 16,732 ft. Along the way, you will have beautiful views of the Blue Lakes and the peak of the Ausangate Glacier. You can even see avalanches happening from the glacier hills. Once you reach the top of this mountain, you will be right in front of Ausangate, so you can enjoy the Chillca Valley and the large number of alpacas that graze along these hills. After taking some great pictures, you will continue for another two hours on a gradual downhill hike, then we will arrive at our lunch spot, located in the ananta pata valley. You'll see views of waterfalls, green hills, and snowy peaks. After enjoying your lunch and a short nap, you will continue until the second step of the day, called warmi sayana pass, at an altitude of 4900 masl / 17,388 ft. It will be a slow hike, an hour and a half to reach the top of this highest step of the hike. Along the way, it may be possible to see some condors, and vicuñas. Once we are on top of the mountain, we will have a magnificent colorful mountain view. Then it will be another hour of walking downhill until we reach our camp on the shores of the Soroccocha lagoon, where you will enjoy our daily happy hour of hot drinks. This campsite is located a few hours from our final destination, the Rainbow Mountains. It may be possible to see some condors, and vicuñas. Once we are on the top of the mountain, we will enjoy, This is a perfect place to observe the famous Inca constellations and observe the stars. • Road Distance: 15 km / 9.3 m • Camping elevation: 4,400 m / 14,435 ft • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water • Climate: dry and cold

Day 4 Soroccocha - mountain of colors - Chillihuani - Cusco

Stop At: Montana de Siete Colores

After another early breakfast with your trekking team, you will gradually climb for an hour, until we reach the famous 7-color mountain. and the Red Valley viewpoint (Mountain Valley), located at 5,000 m / 17,060 ft elevation. Your guide will guide you to the perfect places for postcard photos. It will also explain why these mountains are different from any other mountain in the Vilcanota Mountain Range. Part of the difference is due to the composition of various minerals, which create different colors of stone striations in the middle of the Red Mountains. This is one of the main tourist attractions in South America and one of the most beautiful natural attractions in Peru. After taking photos and enjoying the views, you will continue on the expedition until the end of the tour. This is all downhill, you will travel an hour until you stop to enjoy your final lunch with your team. Then, we will drive for 3 hours to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel. The path provides beautiful views of the Andes and we will pass by some traditional villages along the way. You will arrive in Cusco around 5:00 pm Distance traveled: 12 km / 7.5 m. Meals: breakfast, lunch, snacks. Climate: dry and cold.

Duration: 40 minutes
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