Ausangate Trek 5 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 5 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 5 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 5 Days Tour
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Ausangate Trek 5 Days Tour

Cusco - Cusco

Explore the beauty of Ausangate with our Ausangate Trek 5 days tour! You’ll get to enjoy many activities like mountain climbing and as you explore the region’s pristine valleys, traditional villages and majestic peaks. Local guides will give you insider knowledge of the area and share some of their culture with you. At night, take a break from your adventure with cozy accommodations and delicious local cuisine! Discover why Ausangate is a jewel in Peru’s crown—you won’t be disappointed.

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Tour Details

  • Duration5 Days
  • Type TripTrekking
  • Group Size2 to 8 people maximum.
  • LanguagesEng, Esp,
  • SeasonYear around
  • DifficultyChallenging/ Hard


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/Ocongate/Tinqui / Upis
    Day 2: Upis / Puca Cocha/Ananta
    Day 3: Ananta/ Rainbow Mountain /Ausangate Cocha
    Day 4: Ausangate Cocha/ Quinsacocha/ Jampa
    Day 5: Jampa/Pacchanta/ Cusco

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    Technical Details

    Starts at: Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
    Ends in: Drop off to your hotel off Cusco
    Name: Ausangate Trek 5 Days Tour
    Total Hiking: 63 km (39.146 mi)
    Altitude: 4,220 meters / 13,840 feet.


    Tour Destinations

    Puca Cocha
    Rainbow Mountain
    Ausangate Cocha


    Day 1 Cusco/Ocongate/Tinqui / Upis

    Get ready to experience the best of the Andes with Ausangate Trek 5 Days! Set off from Cusco in a private van and make stops at Urcos, Tinqui, and Upis Pampa. Explore a local market before embarking on an expedition out of Quinsapucyu and reaching Upis Huarmisaya. Admire breathtaking views of Mount Ausangate and meet traditional locals wearing their costumes. Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by your chef at the campsite and take part in activities such as hiking or bathing in a hot spring at Upis Lake, only 2 hours away.

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 snacks

    Day 2 Upis / Puca Cocha/Ananta

    Wake up to a refreshing cup of coca tea in your cabin, then pack your belongings and get ready to explore the Andes. Climb uphill to Arapa pass (4958 m) before heading down to Lake Pucacocha for lunch. The journey continues upwards toward Pucacocha pass (5000 m), before descending for a couple of hours to Ananta where you’ll spend the night in mountain huts. On the way, take in breathtaking views of glaciers, rivers, small lakes, alpacas, herders and llamas. All while enjoying the expertise of an experienced guide!

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 snacks

    Day 3 Ananta/ Rainbow Mountain /Ausangate Cocha

    Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the Andes! Awaken at 4:00 am with a revitalizing cup of coca tea and enjoy a light breakfast. Trek up to Surini pass (5051m), where you’ll be surrounded by vibrant mountain views, including the imposing Rainbow Mountain. Make your way downward through a lake and continue with a climb onto Peruvian flat to reach Rainbow Mountain. Admire its amazing colors, then head down for two hours to Alqatari for lunch, dinner, and an overnight stay in mountain huts. Along the way explore small villages and meet llamas and alpacas!

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 snacks

    Day 4 Ausangate Cocha/ Quinsacocha/ Jampa

    Climb to the highest point of the Ausangate trail, Palomani Pass (5300m) and be surrounded by majestic canyons and valleys. Keep an eye out for soaring condors and get up close to Ausangate Mountain, considered the protector by locals. Enjoy  the inspiring views of glaciers, bubbling streams, rivers, red lakes and wildlife such as chinchillas, alpacas and llamas. Take a break at Huchuy Phinaya for lunch before heading to the Surapampa campsite for an unforgettable experience in the Rocky area watching chinchillas perched on the rocks!

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 snacks

    Day 5 Jampa/Pacchanta/ Cusco

    Get ready for an exhilarating adventure! Hike up the last pass to get unbeatable views of glacier peaks and the 7 lakes of Ausangate, followed by a well-deserved lunch at Pacchanta village. Then, relax in a natural hot springs with a beer and pick up some handmade handicrafts from locals. Finally, hop on your private van and drive back to Cusco arriving at your hotel around 6 pm.

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts. 1 Lunch

    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 land.
    • Large Dining tent, table, stools, all cutlery, and kitchen tent.
    • Tents to overnight, and Thermarest. Two-person tents are provided for a single person and three-person tents for double people to provide plenty of space for personal gear.
    • First aid kit, including oxygen.
    • A pre-trek briefing.
    • Entrance fee to Rainbow Mountain.
    • Private transportation to and from your hotel in Cusco.
    • 7 kilograms of your personal belonging.
    • Sleeping bag.
    • Personal trekking gear including, backpacks, trekking poles, sleeping bags. However, they may be rented from the company.
    • Personal riding horse. Additional horses may be rented according to the needs of the individual and group.
    • Voluntary Tips for Guide, Driver, and Cook-(Please keep in mind that tipping is common in Latin America and would be greatly appreciated).

    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.
    • swimming suit.
    • 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 Ausangate Trek 5 Days Tour you should take into count the following information:

    May I change my departure date?

    Yes, it is possible. But you should let us know 48 hours in advance.

    It is necessary to bring my Original Passport on the Ausangate Trek 5 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 for my Ausangate Trek 5 Days?

    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.

    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)

    $ 599.00 /person


    Where you will be

    Ausangate, Cusco, Peru
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