Ausangate Trek 6 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 6 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 6 Days Tour
Ausangate Trek 6 Days Tour
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Ausangate Trek 6 Days Tour

Cusco - Cusco

Discover the magic in our Ausangate Trek 6 Days tour! The mountain’s snow-capped peaks, majestic glaciers and stunningly blue lakes have captivated travelers from all over. There’s something for everyone in this unique Andean region: culture-rich villages, dazzling sunrises and sunsets, opportunities for adventure activities like horseback riding, camping and hiking, and plenty of friendly locals eager to show you the best spots. Ausangate will not disappoint! Join Us.


Ausangate tours related:

  • 2 Day Ausangate Trek
  • 3 Day Ausangate Trek
  • 4 Day Ausangate Trek
  • 5 Day Ausangate Trek
  • 7 Day Ausangate Trek

Tour Details

  • Duration6 Days
  • Type TripTrekking
  • Group SizeMax 8 people
  • 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/ Tinqui/ Upis
    Day 2: Upis/ Puca Cocha
    Day 3: Puca Cocha/Ananta/ Qeullacocha
    Day 4: Qeullacocha/ Rainbow Mountain/Alqatari
    Day 5: Alqatari/Lake Ausangate /Palomani Pass/Surapamapa
    Day 6: Surapamapa/7 lakes of Ausangate/ 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 6 Days Tour
    Total Hiking: 63 km (39.146 mi)
    Altitude: highest point 5000m (16.440 ft) / lowest point 3600m (11.800 ft)


    Tour Destinations

    Puca Cocha
    Rainbow Mountain
    Lake Ausangate
    Palomani Pass
    7 lakes of Ausangate


    Day 1 Cusco/ Tinqui/ Upis

    Begin your journey at 6 am with a private van ride to the base of majestic Ausangate Mountain. Experience the unique beauty of remote villages, and cross multiple streams as you make your way to Upis Campsite. Admire sunsets over the glacier from comfortable private cabins, enjoy delicious meals prepared by our cook, and opt for an optional two-hour hike to Upis Lake or a relaxing bath in the hot springs. Marvel at the night sky and create lasting memories as you bask in your very first starry night sky.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Snack, and Dinner

    Day 2 Upis/ Puca Cocha

    Start your day with a delivered cup of coca tea or coffee and delicious breakfast. Hike up to Arapa pass (4968m) while taking in breathtaking views of local farmers, alpacas, and the snowy Ausangate Mountain. If lucky, you may spot condors, chinchillas, and vicuñas along the way. After arriving at Pucacocha campsite, marvel at the high mountains and glaciers crashing into tarns below. Tents are set up for changing clothes, napping and enjoying meals prepared by our professional chef. Spend your afternoon exploring the lakes or hiking to the viewpoint for an unforgettable photo opportunity of Ausangate Mountain with lakes below.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Snack, and Dinner

    Day 3 Puca Cocha/Ananta/ Qeullacocha

    Embark on a challenging journey today, beginning with Puca Qocha pass (5051). Surround yourself with vibrant, colorful mountains and spectacular views of the majestic Ausangate Mountain and glacier lakes. Venture into the untouched landscapes of the Red Mountain Valley and watch llamas grazing nearby. After a delicious lunch at Ananta, continue your ascent to Surini Pass (15,090ft-4500m-14,000feet) where you will be met with an incredible view of Rainbow Mountain in the distance.

    Follow the path downhill and along a Peruvian flat until arriving at camp where you can take shelter for the night. If energetic enough, climb to Rainbow Mountain for the most beautiful sunset you’ll ever witness.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Snack, and Dinner

    Day 4 Qeullacocha/ Rainbow Mountain/Alqatari

    Start your morning with a cup of coca tea delivered to your tent, then embark on a 45 minute hike to the majestic Rainbow Mountain. Explore and take in the sights for 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on your trekking speed and weather conditions. After admiring the beauty of Rainbow Mountain for about one hour, make your way to Red Valley on an adventure that takes another 1 hour round trip. Finally, hike down for 3 hours to Alqatari campsite, where you will enjoy a delicious lunch before settling in for the night in our shelter.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Snack, and Dinner

    Day 5 Alqatari/Lake Ausangate /Palomani Pass/Surapamapa

    Today is the day to reach the highest point of your entire hike: Palomani Pass. After a delicious breakfast, set off on a 3 hour trek towards the pass. Take in the beautiful colored lakes, swampy green pampas, and small villages along the way. Observe alpacas and llamas grazing nearby and locals wearing their traditional garments. Once at Palomani Pass, feast your eyes on a captivating red lake with views of Vilcanota chane. Afterwards, descend to Huchuy Pinaya for lunch before continuing to Surapampa – your home for the night – where you will see many viscachas perched atop rocks in its vicinity.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Snack, and Dinner

    Day 6 Surapamapa/7 lakes of Ausangate/ Pacchanta/Cusco

    Start your day with a journey back to Cusco while enjoying the beauty of the seven lakes of Ausangate and the surrounding breathtaking landscapes. Take a plunge into the waters at least once in your life, and savor the magnificent views of snow-capped Ausangate Mountain from a near and new angle. Head on to Pacchanta’s hot springs for a warm soak while admiring the picturesque mountain range. After your last supper, bid farewell to your horseman and chef before heading home; be back in Cusco by 6pm sharp!

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Snack,

    What’s included

    • English guide, plus an assistant guide for a big group.
    • 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.
    • Breakfast of the first day.
    • 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 a single person and three-person tents for double people to provide plenty space for personal gear.
    • First aid kit, including oxygen.
    • A pre-trek meeting.
    • Entrance fee to Rainbow Mountain.
    • Private transportation to and from your hotel in Cusco.
    • 7 kilograms of your personal belonging.
    • Sleeping Bag.
    • Personal riding horse.
    • 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
    • People with extreme allergies to dust

    What to Bring

    • Day pack with a Rain cover.
    • Torch/ headlamp.
    • Extra socks.
    • 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. (Optional)
    • 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 6 Days tour you should take into count the following information:

    Can I change the 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 6 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 6 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.

    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)

    $ 690.00 /person


    Where you will be

    Ausangate, Cusco, Peru
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