AUSANGATE MOUNTAIN TREK 8 DAYS

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Ausangate Mountain Trek

AUSANGATE MOUNTAIN TREK 8 DAYS

  • LOCATION: CUSCO AND AUSANGATE
  • TYPE OF TOUR: TREKKING, ADVENTURE
  • DURATION: 8 DAYS
  • AVAILABILITY: EVERY DAY
  • HIGHLIGHTS: OCONGATE, LAGUNA PUCACOCHA, PAMPACANCHA AND QOMERCOCHA
  • MAX. ALTITUDE: 5200 m / 17060 ft
  • DIFFICULTY: MODERATE TO DIFFICULT

The Ausangate mountain trek begins and ends in the city of Cusco, for which the passenger must arrive in the city at least one day before (2 days recommended), to acclimatize in our city.

In the Vilcanota range you can hike at heights above 5000m and have fabulous panoramic views at crystalline lakes and nearby mountains.You can see the typical Andean animals as lamas, alpacas and vicuñas, meet local people who speak Quechua and know about their religion (their contact with the Apus, the mountain spirit) , customs and life in the Andes.This hike is quite a long and difficult one (you walk 7-8 hours a day), so we recommend to prepare well, doing shorter walks at altitude during 3 days before starting the hike.

WHAT DO WE DO FOR YOU?

  • We give you the clearest information on the market and put at your disposal several means of contact (E-mail, Whatsapp, Facebook, Web Messenger) where we answer your questions at any time (Honest Tour without surprises).
  • We reserve all the necessary tickets for your trip such as tickets to the Ausangate circuit, as well as permits and tickets for equipment and muleteers, you don’t need to waste your time waiting in long lines or looking for where to buy them.
  • One day before starting the Ausangate mountain trek 5 days, we give you an informative talk in our office or in your hotel. Where we give you maps and more information about the trip you are going to do.
  • We make you understand why you came to Ausangate, our guide will give you the most accurate and updated information about Ausangate to make your experience more spectacular and unforgettable
  • We give you security on your trip since all our services are carried out with vehicles that have all the permits for tourist transportation, as well as with our staff who are continually trained.
  • We give you payment facilities where you can pay in two parts, one at the time of booking and the balance when you arrive in Cusco, we use secure payment methods such as: PAYPAL, or Credit or Debit Card, as well as Transfers via Western Union or Money Gram.

SHORT ITINERARY

DAY 1: Lima – Cusco

DAY 2: Cusco – Ocongate – Tinqui

DAY 3: Tinqui – Upis

DAY 4: Upis – Lagoon Pucacocha

DAY 5: Pucacocha lagoons – Palomani Step – Chilcapinaya

DAY 6: Chilcapinaya – Jampa Valley – Pachaspata

DAY 7: Lagoon Qomerqocha – Pacchanta – Tinqui – Cusco

DAY 8: Flight back home or your next destination

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COMPLETE ITINERARY

Day 1: Lima  Cusco.

Welcome at the Cusco’s airport. Transfer to your selected hotel. Free afternoon.

Day 2: Cusco – Ocongate – Tinqui

Pick up from the hotel and trip in bus at 6:00am. to arrive at Tinqui town, throughout the valley of the Huatanay river, beautiful cultivated earth extensions and colorful towns. We will camp in the environs of Tinqui. (Lunch and dinner) starts the hike next day.

Day 3: Tinqui – Upis

After breakfast, we initiated the long walk in the direction of the base of Ausangate majestic snow-covered (6372m), observing high-Andean customs in this zone we will enjoy the presence of great amounts of Flames and Alpacas. Also we will visit the small town of Upis (4140m) and soon we went towards the thermal water sector where we will encamp (on the snowed foot).

Day 4: Upis – Lagoon Pucacocha

After breakfast, very early, we will overcome the Arapapassage (4700m) soon descend towards the Pucacocha lagoons known with the names HatunPucacocha, Viracocha and HuchuyPucacocha, where we will have magnificent landscapes and we will be able to appreciate different species from Andean birds, We encamped to borders of a lagoon. (4575m).

Day 5: Pucacocha lagoons – Palomani Step – Chilcapinaya

This day we will be able to appreciate the snowed Ausangatedesglaciations. We will ascend to the passage of Alcatani (4650m), we continued the route descending towards the Ausangatecocha lagoon, soon to ascend towards the Palomani step (5050m) where we will have views of particular beauty, soon we descend to Chilcapinaya where we will encamp.

Day 6: Chilcapinaya – Jampa Valley – Pachaspata

We’ll continuous route throughout the Jampa Valley where we appreciated Andean settlers with typical suits of the region as well as alpacas, ewes, flames, we will ascend to our last passage of (4600m), to observe the beautiful Ticllacocha lagoon , the Pampas of Pachaspata, we´ll encamp to borders of Qomercocha lagoon.

Day 7: Lagoon Qomerqocha – Pacchanta – Tinqui – Cusco

Accompanied by magnificent high Andean landscapes we descend towards the town of Pacchanta. After a brief route in the middle of the typical Andean landscape we arrived to Tinqui where we embarked for our return to Cusco by bus.

Day 8: Flight back home or your next destination.

Transfer to the Cusco`s airport for your flight to Lima and then take your connecting flight to home or your next destination.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Included:

  • Breffing.
  • Transport towards the point of beginning the long walk.
  • Bilingual&professional guide.
  • Cook and carriers.
  • Horses for the load and equipment.
  • Foods during the trip (5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners).
  • Horses of chair (for support).
  • Camping equipment ,bipersonal tents, matress, tables, chairs, complete menaje, medicine kit of first aid and oxygenate ball.

Not Included:

  • Sleeping bag (renting 3 dollar per day).
  • Personal articles.
  • Any tipe of personal insurance.

IMPORTANTE

Important

  • Good health and state fi­sic.
  • Sharingservice.
  • Special discounts for groups and travel agencies.

PRICES

TOUR IN SHARED SERVICE

This shared or GROUP service means that you will do the tour with other people. This Standard service is done with a group of between 12 to 16 people per guide, this does not mean that you have to get that number of people to do the tour, we We have confirmed departures for every day, so if it is only one or two people, don’t worry, you can join one of our groups.

“BEST PRICE PER PERSON: US$ 439.00”

TOUR IN PRIVATE SERVICE

This service is an exclusive way to make this trip, where the service is much more personalized, prices vary according to the number of people in your group:

2 PERSON: US$ 850 PER PERSON
3 PERSON: US$ 750 PER PERSON
4 PERSON: US$ 690 PER PERSON
5 PERSON: US$ 615 PER PERSON
6 PERSON: US$ 579 PER PERSON
7 PERSON AND +: US$ 490 PER PERSON

HOW TO BOOK?

STEP 1: SEND INFORMATION

Fill out the reservation form or send information about the people who will make the trip to info@inkatimetours.com such as full name, passport number, nationality, date of birth, occupation, or copy of the passport (in the case of Peruvians and minors). A copy of the current DNI is essential; likewise for foreign students, a copy of the Current card is essential; ISIC cards are no longer accepted, this is to obtain the discount); in addition to the details of the arrival and departure flight from our city; Our privacy policies are strict, INKA TIME will use this information exclusively to nominate reservation tickets, we never share this information with third parties.

STEP 2: PAYMENT OF THE DEPOSIT.

Choose the payment method and make a payment of % of the total of the tour, there are 03 payment methods, payments via PAYPAL and with a VISA credit or debit card (These have a charge of 8% for interbank taxes); Transfers Via Western Union or Money Gram, For this tour the deposit must be 50%. The other 50% or balance must be paid in Cusco no later than one day before the tour begins before 6:00 p.m. in cash or credit or debit card (card payments have an 8% surcharge for interbank taxes); At the time you send the information you must specify the payment method and we will send you a payment request or deposit information

STEP 3: TOUR CONFIRMATION.

Upon receiving all the information of the passenger(s), we will send you a confirmation email of the reserved tour with a reservation and payment code as well as details of the reserved trip (in a maximum of 12 hours considering our office hours GMT – 5) and once we receive the payment we will send you your RESERVATION VOUCHER, at this moment your reservation will be 100% guaranteed

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1.- I arrive in Cusco one day early, do you think I will have problems with the altitude in Ausangate?

If you arrive in Cusco a day early, you will not experience problems with the altitude when doing the Ausangate mountain trek, as you gave yourself time to gradually acclimatize to the altitude to undertake this trek, although some people are more sensitive to the altitude so you should be attentive to your body’s signals.

2.- I am traveling with my family, we have a 12 year old child and a 65 year old, will there be much difficulty for them?

As for the children, it is not very advisable to take them, as this hike is a bit challenging, which would make it difficult for children who are not experienced in hiking. On the other hand, if the older adults in your group are in good physical condition, they can do the hike without any problems.

3.- I don’t like to give my personal information from my passport, is there any way to book the tour with names only?

We understand your concern, but the data requested are exclusively to fill the data in your tickets, these tickets are electronic tickets, it is like to take a plane, you have to show the ticket and your original passport; our privacy policies are very strict, your information will be in safe hands, we also hate SPAM.

4.- What happens if I have a delay and I can’t do the tour?

Unfortunately, all tickets would be purchased and you would lose the whole tour, any change or cancellation of tour, has a penalty, this never happens, but if it were to happen we assure you that we would do everything in our hands, we recommend you to see our refund/cancellation policies.

5.- What is the best season to do the Ausangate mountain Trek?

The best time to Ausangate mountain trek is during the dry season in the region, which generally runs from May to September. During these months, the weather tends to be more stable, with less chance of rain and more moderate temperatures, which facilitates the hike and offers better views of the mountains.

6.- How far in advance should I book the Ausangate mountain Trek?

It is recommended to book the Ausangate mountain trek at least a few months in advance, especially during the high tourist season, which is usually from May to September. This guarantees availability in the services of guides, porters and lodging in the camps during the trek.

7.- Does this hike include the Upis hot springs?

No, but there is no problem if you want to visit the hot springs while the other members of the group rest. The entrance fee is 5 soles per person.

8.- Do I have to be physically prepared for this hike?

Yes, it is advisable to prepare yourself physically before trekking to Ausangate, since it is a bit challenging, as a preparation you can go for a walk or exercise your legs.

9.- Should I bring extra money for the Ausangate mountain trek?

It is advisable to bring extra money for the Ausangate mountain trek to cover unforeseen expenses, buy souvenirs or pay for additional services that may arise during the tour. As another tip we recommend you to bring cash and preferably soles, since most of the locals only accept soles and not dollars.

10.- Can I rent my equipment for the hike?

Yes, you can rent equipment for the Ausangate mountain trek in some specialized stores in Cusco.

11.- Will there be electricity available along the way to charge my devices?

No, during the hike there will be no electricity available to charge your devices, so we recommend that you bring portable batteries.

12.- Are there restrooms along the hike?

Yes, there are restrooms along the Ausangate mountain trek at some campsites and designated areas. We also have portable toilets, but unlike the restrooms you will not find showers.

13.- What will the weather be like during the Ausangate mountain trek?

The weather during the Ausangate mountain trek can vary considerably depending on the season and altitude. Generally, during the day it can be hot and sunny, while at night temperatures can drop considerably. It is common that during the trek it can be cold, so it is recommended to bring adequate clothing such as layers to keep warm in case of lower temperatures. In addition, it is common to have rain during the rainy season, so it is important to bring raincoats and protection against the rain.

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