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Ausangate 7 Days /6 Nights

Duration: 7 Days
Departures: 9:00 pm
Level: Medium and High
Service: In group.
Frequency: All Year – Except January and February
Reserves: We recommend booking the Ausangate Tour at least 2 Months in advance.

Itinerary:

DAY 1: Cusco - Ocongate – Tinqui

Driving along the Cusco - Puerto Maldonado route, we will travel from Cusco and pass through the towns of Urcos, Ocongate, and finally Tinqui. We will reach Tinqui (3,800 meters/12,467 feet above sea level) at 3:00 p.m., where we will camp for the night.

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DAY 2: Tinqui – Upis

We will begin our trek on Day 2, passing through Quinsapucyu and Huarmisaya until we arrive at Upis, where we will enjoy some of the most fantastic views of Ausangate Mountain.

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DAY 3: Upis - Pukacocha

On Day 3, we will hike toward the Arapa Pass at approximately 4,958 meters/16,266 feet above sea level. We will camp for the night near the Pukacocha Lagoon

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DAY 4: Pukacocha - Jampa

We will begin Day 4 with a visit to a group of small lakes, and from there we will hike to the highest pass of our journey - the Palomani Pass at 5,100 meters/16,732 feet above sea level. At dusk, we will arrive at Jampa and make camp for the night.

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DAY 5: Jampa - Komercocha - Pachaspata

We will hike into the Jampa Valley and then hike northwest until we arrive at the Ticllacocha Lagoon. Then, we will cross the last pass of the trek, located at 4,650 meters/15,256 feet above sea level. After making the pass we will arrive at the Pampa of Pachaspata, where we will camp on the banks of Komerqocha Lake

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DAY 6: Pachaspata - Pacchanta

On Day 6, we will descend into the valley and arrive at the town of Pachanta. In Pachanta, we will take a well-deserved rest and a relaxing soak in the thermal hot springs. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

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DAY 7: Pacchanta - Tinki - Cusco

On the last day of our trek, we will make a brief hike and arrive at the highway, where a private bus will be waiting to take us back to Cusco; we will arrive back in Cusco at sunset.

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* Campsites are subject to change according to the size of the group.

The Service Includes:

  • Transportation in and out: Cusco - Tinki - Cusco (private bus)
  • Guide: Professional English and Spanish speaking guide; 2 guides for groups over 12 people
  • Cook: In charge of meal preparation
  • Horsemen and horses: Carry tents, cooking equipment and also carry backpacks, sleeping bags and mattresses (Max. 15 kilos/ 33 lbs per person)
  • Emergency Horse: Just in case someone needs help
  • Meals: 6 Breakfasts/7 Lunches/6 Dinners/Snacks and afternoon tea
  • Equipment: tents (2 people in each, 3-person-capacity), Therm-a-rest sleeping pad, dinner tent, special biodegradable bathroom tent, kitchen tent, shower tent, tables and chairs, table settings, first aid kit, including emergency oxygen bottle.

Doesn't Include:

  • Breakfast: 1st day.
  • Dinner: 7ht day
  • Sleeping bag
  • Walking poles
  • Tips

Optional:

  • Sleeping Bag (- 10 Cº): $ 30
  • Extra Mule (15 Kilos): $ 80
  • Walking Stick: $ 15
  • Personal Tent: $ 60

Recommended Items To Bring:

  • Oficial papers: Original passport.
  • Sleeping Gear: Sleeping bag (You can rent it in our office if you don't have one).
  • Clothing: Fleece pants or tights. // Mid weight thermal underwear tops and bottom, synthetic or wool. // Hiking pants. // Hiking shorts. // Long-sleeve shirts. // T-shirts. // Underwear and casual socks. // Hiking socks. // Liner socks, synthetic. // Swimminsuit. //Cap. // Fleece hat.
  • Footwear: Sturdy hiking boots, waterproof, lightweight, broken-in, aggressive tread. // Camp shoes such as tennis shoes or sandals or other comfortable footwear to use in our campsites.
  • Travel Accessories: Bottle of water or Camelback. // Flashlight. // 3 roll of toilet paper. // Sunglasses and retainer // strap. // Sun block and lip balm. // Toiletry kit. // Small Washcloth. // Personal first-aid kit. // Hand sanitizer gel. // Insect repellent. // Several Ziploc plastic bags.
  • Extra: Money for drinks // tips and souvenirs.

Important:

briefing one day prior to departure at the agency.

Cost per person:

Ask about our prices.

Note: Minimum 02 People for reserve

Prices per person 2012 - 2013

We offer discount of a group of the passengers, the larger the group the lower the price per person.

Please contact us, specifying:

  • Trekking program.
  • Number of people in the trek.
  • Departure date.
  • Requested train service: Backpacker (Tourist train) or Vistadome (Superior).

Available discounts (these discounts are not cumulative):

Students: US$ 65.00 (students require a valid International Student Identity Card. Please note that Youth Travel Cards are not valid)

Teenagers: US$ 65.00 (up to 15 years of age, passport copy required for all bookings)