Ausangate Trek 3 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 3 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 3 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 3 Days Tour
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Ausangate Trek 3 Days Tour

Cusco - Cusco

Embark on the ultimate adventure with our Ausangate Trek 3 Days tour, designed for experienced hikers looking to maximize their time! Cross 3 mountain passes, hike through countless roaming alpacas and llamas, and witness breathtakingly diverse views. From snow-capped peaks to neon red desert mountains and marshy pampas. But don’t be distracted by all this beauty, because the real pot of gold is at the end of your journey… Rainbow Mountain! Hidden deep in the Andes, this stunning multicolored mountain will take your breath away!


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Tour Details

  • Duration3 Days
  • Type TripTrekking
  • Group SizeMax 8 people
  • LanguagesEng, Esp,
  • SeasonYear around
  • DifficultyChallenging


Why us

  • Reliable tour operator, certified guides, and drivers. Guaranteed Quality!
  • Personalized assistance before, during, and after the trip
  • Explore the hidden spots to take that epic photos.


    Travel Route

    Day 1: Cusco/ Tinqui /Upis

    Day 2: Upis/ Puca Cocha/Ananta

    Day 3: Ananta/Rainbow Mountain/ Qesuno/Cusco

    [See the Itinerary – Next Tab]


    Technical Details

    Starts at: Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
    Ends in: Drop off to your hotel off Cusco
    Name: Ausangate Trek 3 Days Tour
    Total Hiking: 34km/ 21.88 miles
    Altitude: 4,220 meters (Low), 14,430 (High)


    Tour Destinations

    Puca Cocha
    Rainbow Mountain


    Day 1 Cusco/Tinqui/Upis

    Leave Cusco bright and early, at 5 AM, for an exciting 3-hour journey to Upis Pampa. Along the way you’ll pass through Urcos and Tinqui Ocongate before reaching the village of Quinsapucyu. From there, a hike up to Upis Huarmisaya awaits with stunning views of Mount Ausangate and a chance to meet local farmers in their traditional costumes. After lunch at Upis, retire to your cabin then take a two hour round-trip hike to Upis Lake or take a dip in the hot springs nearby your campsite.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 2 Upis/Puca Cocha/Ananta

    Start your journey with a coca tea or coffee delivered to your cabin at 5 am, followed by a delicious breakfast. Hike up to Arapa Pass (4989 masl), and enjoy an amazing view of colorful mountains. Along the way observe llamas, alpacas and the snow-capped Ausangate with an English speaking guide. If you’re lucky, spot condors, chinchillas, and vicuñas! Later, hike up to Pucacocha Pass for a gorgeous view of Ausangate Mountain with 3 lakes below before descending to Ananta where you’ll spend the night in mountain huts and tents set up for changing and resting. Enjoy dinner prepared by a professional chef at the end of the day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 3 Ananta/Rainbow Mountain/Qesuno/Cusco

    Begin your journey at 03:45 am with coca tea delivered to your tent. Then ascend Ananta Pass (15,090ft-4500m-14,000feet) and witness the amazing Rainbow Mountain in the distance. Circle a lake and walk a Peruvian flat before reaching the final uphill to Rainbow Mountain for 360 views of its stunning landscape. Enjoy the vistas before visiting the Red Valley. Descend for an hour on horseback to reach a bus station, then drive another 3 hours back to your hotel around 5 pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    What’s included

    • English guide, plus an assistant guide for big groups.
    • Professional cook and an assistant cook for a big group and horseman for the mules and horses.
    • Mules which carry group gear and large duffels provided by the company, for personal belongings.
    • All food on the trek, which incorporates traditional Peruvian cuisine as well as modern fusion cuisine and specific dietary needs.
    • Boiled water and snacks.
    • Fees to access private lands.
    • Large Dining tent, table, stools, all cutlery, and kitchen tent.
    • Tents to overnight, and Thermarest. Two-person tents are provided for single person and three-person tents for double people to provide plenty of space for personal gear.
    • First aid kit, including oxygen.
    • Entrance fee to Rainbow Mountain.
    • Private transportation to and from your hotel in Cusco.
    • 7 kilograms of your personal belonging.
    • Tips (Optional)
    • Sleeping Bags.
    • Personal riding horse. Additional horses may be rented according to the needs of the individual and group.

    Not suitable for

    • Pregnant women
    • People with heart problems

    What to Bring

    • Day pack with a Rain cover.
    • Torch/ headlamp.
    • Extra socks (wool is best).
    • Hiking pants and shirts- layers.
    • Rain pants.
    • Camping shoes/ sandals- to wear in the evenings.
    • Camping pillow.
    • Water-resistant trekking shoes.
    • Warm clothing (thermal underwear, fleece, hat, and gloves).
    • Waterproof clothing (poncho).
    • Synthetic or cotton clothing (trousers, shorts, t-shirts).
    • Sunhat and sunglasses.
    • Sun cream.
    • Lip Balm.
    • Camera/ extra battery.
    • Water bottles such as Nalgene.
    • Basic medications.
    • Walking sticks.
    • Personal items.
    • Personal snacks.
    • Cash (if you’d like to purchase souvenirs).

    Important information

    Looking for more inspiration? Visit our gallery: Experience Peru. Before taking our 3 day Ausangate Trekking tour you should take into count the following information:

    Can I change my departure date?

    Yes, you can. But please let us know 48 hours in advance.

    Is it necessary to bring my original passport on the Ausangate Trek 3 Days?

    If you want to remember your visit to Rainbow Mountain for years to come, make sure to bring along your passport! It's not a requirement for visiting the mountain, but having a stamp on your passport is an awesome addition to your experience. Plus, it only costs 2 soles.

    Is it possible to stay in the Sacred Valley foy my 3 Days Ausangate Trek?

    We don't recommend staying in the Sacred Valley because our tour groups leave from Cusco and there's an additional $30 fee for picking you up earlier. However, if you do choose to stay in the Sacred Valley, we'll make sure to pick you up one hour before our regular departure time from Cusco.

    Is the terrain difficult?

    The trek does involve some challenging terrain and elevation changes but experienced local guides are always on hand to support you if needed.

    Frequent Questions

    Customize this tour

    This, and all the tours we offer online can always be customized, whether you are looking for upgrade alternatives, large groups, more flexible hours, have a special occasion (honeymoon, engagement), are a content creator, or are simply looking for something more private. We have all the alternatives to personalize your trip. Email us to, leave us a message at +1 949 299 8915

    How To Pay And Book?

    How do you make a reservation?

    1. Choose your departure date from the calendar
    2. Select the number of passengers
    4. Click on the BOOK NOW button
    5. Fill in the information requested on the form
    6. Complete the secure online payment

    What are your payment methods?

    Our online payment methods are PayPal, Stripe (credit card payment), and bank transfers in the U.S. or in Latin America. The options have a use tax of 2% to 4%

    How and when will I receive the reservation confirmation?

    Once the payment is made, we will send you a tour confirmation email. If the travel dates are very close, we will contact you as soon as possible, if they are extended dates we will keep in touch by email or WhatsApp contact 3 to 5 weeks before.

    What happens if my reservation cannot be confirmed?

    99% of the reservations are usually confirmed, however, if there is the availability of hotels, services, or others, we will offer an alternative of dates, lodging, or services. In the event that we are unable to help, full refund policies apply.

    Is it necessary to reconfirm my reservation before the trip?

    No, the confirmation email in your inbox is enough to validate the adventure.

    How do I modify, update, reschedule or cancel my reservation?

    Any modification, cancellation, or update of data must be done by email by mentioning the unique reservation # code generated to

    What happens if a booked service cannot be carried out due to weather conditions or reasons of force majeure?

    In case of force majeure such as natural disasters, bad weather, problems that put your safety at risk, or others, our team will contact you immediately to provide some alternatives.

    Booking & pricing

    100% money-back guarantee (see our totally flexible Terms & Conditions)

    Best price. Select # travelers w/ preferential discounts

    $ 390.00 /person


    Where you will be

    Ausangate, Cusco, Peru
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