2 Pax - $1,458
3 Pax - $1,075
4 Pax - $923
5 Pax - $800
6 Pax - $796
AUSANGATE GLACIER 5D/4N
This five day trek takes us through the Cordillera Vilcanota, South East of Cusco. We circumnavigate the mountain Ausangate (Apu Awsanqati) which stands at 6380m (20931ft). A good level of fitness and pre-trek acclimatization is necessary, this trek is not for the fainthearted. Ausangate is the largest and one of the most spectacular mountains in Southern Peru. In total there are three high passes of or above 5000m (16404ft), making it an excellent expedition for those looking for challenge.
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
DAY 1 - CUSCO TO TINKI TO UPIS
Maximum Altitude: 4447m / 14589ft
DAY 2 - UPIS TO AUSANGATECOCHA
Maximum Altitude: 4850m / 15255ft
DAY 3 - AUSANGATECOCHA TO QAMPA
DAY 4 - QAMPA TO PACCHANTA
DAY 5 - PACCHANTA TO TINKI, BACK TO CUSCO
Distance Travelled: 10 Km / 6.21 ml
The sights were unforgettable. Incredible microclimates with endless kinds of flora and fauna, butterflies, waterfalls, wild strawberries, racing clouds, tree canopies. Thousands of years old aqueducts and. ancient Incan ruins, meeting local people along the way. We were awed by the numerous valleys, towering mountain ranges, glaciers, and our summit views. On our 1st night of camp, our bright view of the milky-way galaxy was incredible. We loved touring the coffee plantation, zip-lining and very much enjoyed the hot springs on our 3rd day. Our camping tents were perfectly comfortable. Our train ride on Peru Rail and accommodations in Cola de Mono and Aguas Calientes were also very nice. Machu Picchu and its history was unreal and climbing Huayna Picchu was totally worth it!
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
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At Quechua Treks we aim to provide bespoke itineraries suited to each adventurer down to the last detail, we want to create your dream experience. Together, we can customize our itineraries with additional activities ranging from a variety of ‘adrenaline pumping’, ‘culture vulture’ or ‘relax and unwind’ options to best fit your needs throughout your tour. Check out our ideas for inspiration and let us know what captures your imagination!
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