5-Day 4-Night Ausangate Trek From Cusco, Peru

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Days
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  • Departure Time :
    4:30 AM All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this timeHotel pickups co.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from Hotels in Central Cusco
  • Return Details :
    Salkanbtay Trail Peru : Dirección calle Procuradores N° 366 offic. 105
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


The Ausangate (6,398m/2,0991f) is considered one of the most beautiful snow-capped mountains of the Andes. The region around the mountain offers impressive scenery of mountains, glaciers, lagoons and streams. Furthermore, the Andean people are very hospitable and preserve the respect for nature. The farmers have excellent knowledge in the raising of cattle such as the vicua, the alpaca and the lama, which are all appreciated for their fine quality of wool and meat. The four hours drive from Cusco to Tinqui is an excellent preparation for the differences in temperature and altitude.

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Ausangate Trek 5 D
Day 1: Cusco Urcos Tinqui - Upis
We will leave Cusco early in the morning by bus to Tinqui, we will start on foot towards the community of Upis School (4400m/14436f). we will meet with hours horseman, Then we have small breakfast in the route then we have first pass called Arapa (4800m/15748f). Thereafter, we will descend towards Yana cocha and have a picknick. Our route continues ascending towards the Ausangate pass (4850m/15912f) and ends our campsite Ananta Pass (4650m/15256f) where we will camp.

Transport time: 04 hours
Hiking time: 9 hours aprox.
Day 2: Upis Ananta pass Montaa Colorada
After breakfast, we will ascend towards the first pass called Arapa (4800m/15748f). Thereafter, we will descend towards Yana cocha and have a picknick. Our route continues ascending towards the Pass Warmisaya (4950m/15912f) we have box lunch then we can continue to walk to Ausangate Lake of the (4650m/15256f) where we will camp.
Hiking time: 9 hours aprox.
Day 3: Ausangate Lake Palomani pass Jampa
The 3rd day is both, the most beautiful and the most ardous one: we will first ascend towards the highest pass of this trek called the Palomani pass (5200m/17060f). From here, we will have an exceptional view of the mountains and glaciers of Ausangate. Thereafter, we will descend to the valley of Finaya Pampa and will finally arrive at our camping site called Jampa (4700m/15420f).

Hiking time: 9 hours aprox.
Day4: Jampa Campa pass Pacchanta
The highlight of this day is definitely the spectacular ascend to the Campa pass (5100m/16732f). Moreover, we will pass several lovelylakes on the way to our camping site in Pacchanta (4350m/14270f). Here, we will visit the hot springs and will have a typical dinner.

Hiking time:. 6 hours aprox.
Day 5: Pacchanta - Tinqui - Cusco
After breakfast, our trek continues towards the village Tinqui (3900m/12795f), from where we will take a bus back to Cusco. On the way we will visit either Tipon or Saylla and have a typical dish of the region, such as guinea-pig or chicharrn (grilled pork). (Typical dish of the region included)
Transport time: 4 hours


  • Transport Tinqui -Pacchanta - Cusco
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Camping equipment
  • Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Cook
  • Horseman and mules, for all our camping equipment and personal luggage (6 kg)
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle

Not included:

  • First Breakfast and last lunch and dinner.
  • Sleeping bag (if you do not have a sleeping bag, there is the possibility of lending one)
  • Entrances3


2 nights accommodation

4 nights accommodation


Hotel pickup

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant seats available

Not wheelchair accessible

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Dress code is smart casual

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers