Ausangate Trek to Rainbow Mountains 4 Days - private service

Ausangate Best Trek 4 Days is a magical route in the Vilcabamba – Cusco mountain range. It allows you to explore virgin and beautiful areas that are only visited by few travelers who make the hike.
The hiking continues through an ancient Inca trail and takes us through fantastic views of many snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, many lagoons and mountains of different colors and high Andean communities.
Ausangate Best Trek 4 Days will be unforgettable holidays with excellent services of an expert guide in hiking, professional cook and with the total kindness of the locals who will be in commission to drive the horses that will transport our camping equipment.

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  • What's included :
    • Brief information about hiking a day before the start.
    • Bus Cusco – Pajchanta / Upis Hot Springs – Cusco
    • Multilingual professional guide.
    • Professional Cook (1 assistant for a group more than 8 people).
    • Muleteers
    • Horses to transport the camping equipment.
    • Food: 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners, sandwiches (optional vegetarian at no additional cost).
    • Tents for dining room and kitchen.
    • Chairs and dining table.
    • 1 tent 4 stations for 2 people.
    • 1 mat
    • First aid kit.
    • An oxygen ball
    • Ticket to Ausangate Natural Park and mountain of colors.
    • Entry/Admission - Ausangate
    • Entry/Admission - Montana de Siete Colores
    What's excluded :
    • Sleeping bags (we can rent you).
    • Travel insurance: we recommend you to take out travel insurance during the time of your hike.
    • Personal stuff.
    • Additional horse.
    • Walking sticks.
    • Breakfast on the first day, dinner on the last day.
    • Tips for the guide and the horsemen (optional)

  • Day 1: Cusco – Tinki – Pajchanta Hot Springs – Qomerccocha.

    Stop At: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rosa T1-2 - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    To start Ausangate Best Trek 4 Days, our private mobility will pass by your hotel at 7 in the morning, then we will travel towards the highest mountain in the Cusco region.
    the trip by bus will take us 3 hours until hot springs of Pajchanta, where we will able to enjoy thermo-medicinal waters and on a half day we will go to taste the first delicious meals of our cook (lunch).
    Later we will move to our Qomerqocha camp, it will take us around 2 and a half hours, walking slowly on a light road, but with fantastic views of the huge snow-capped mountains.
    At 4:00 in the afternoon, we will settle into our tents, then we will enjoy the magnificent views of the sunset and at 6 pm we will have our dinner.

    - Pajchanta Hot Springs. 4,320 meters /14,137 ft.
    - Qomerqocha (Green Lagoon). 4,590 meters /15,055 ft.
    - Hiking length. 6 km /3.7 miles.
    - Trekking time. 2 hours and a half.
    - Meals: Lunch and Dinner.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Qomerccocha – Janpa pass – Huchuy Phinaya.

    Stop At: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rosa T1-2 - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    Today we will wake up at 5:30 a.m., we will drink coca tea to get some energy and our breakfast, at 7 a.m., and we will begin to trek among the colorful lagoons and huge snow-clad picks.
    As we go up to the highest point of today’s hike (Janpa Pass 01 meters), we will enjoy beautiful landscapes and high Andean animals.
    At noon, we will enjoy our lunch in Janpa Pampa, then we will continue downhill next to the small river of fresh water and among hundreds of South American Camelids and finally, we will arrive at Huchuy Pjinaya where we will spend the second night.
    At 5:30 pm. we will have hot drinks and at 6:00 p.m. our second dinner and camp night.

    - Jhanpa Pass. 5,010 meters / 16,433 ft
    - Huchuy Phinaya. 4,510 m /14,793 ft
    - Trekking time. 8 hours, 12 km /7.5 miles
    - Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and snacks.
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Huchuy Phinaya – Palomani pass – Ausangate Qocha – Ananta.

    Stop At: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rosa T1-2 - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    Our sunrise will be wonderful because we will able to see in 100% to Ausangate Mountain which is the highest in the Cusco region and fifth in Peru (6,374 meters / 20,907 feet).
    At 6 am. We will take our energetic breakfast, then begin to ascend to Palomani Pass the highest point of our trekking. From here, you will have beautiful panoramic views in 360 ° and if you are in perfect conditions you can climb 150 meters more to be very close to the glacier.
    After taking many pictures, we will go down to Ausangate Qocha where we will rest for lunch, then we will continue to Ananta where we will spend our third night and at 6:00 p.m. We will have our last dinner and camp.

    - Palomani Pass. 5,210 meters /17,010 ft
    - Ananta Campsite 4,650 meters /15,252 ft
    - Hiking time. 7 hours, 10 km / 6.2 miles
    - Foods: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and snacks.
    Duration: 7 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Ananta – Rainbow Mountain – Ananta – Chillca pass – Yana Qocha.

    Stop At: Montana de Siete Colores, Cusco 084 Peru
    At 5:30 am. We will take our last breakfast, then we will start the trek by the last stretch of our journey.

    In the rainbow mountain, we will try to be before 8:30 a.m. to take good pictures because after 9:00 a.m., this place is totally crowded, for that we will already be heading towards the red valley which is another natural wonder. Here we will have enough time to contemplate the beauty of the geological formation.

    Approximately at 11 in the morning, we will begin to descend towards the community of Pampachiry where we will have our last lunch, then the saddest moment will come because we will say goodbye to our cook and muleteers and we will take our private bus to Cusco arriving at approximately 6 o’clock p.m.

    - Rainbow Mountain. 5,025 meters / 16,482 ft
    - 11 km / 6.9 miles
    - Time of the walk 6 hours
    - Foods: Breakfast, Lunch, and snacks.
    - Bus to Cusco. 3 hours
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Cusco, Peru
    Departure Time :
    4:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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Organised by Machu Picchu Hike Tours

Activity ID: V-220608P9

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