Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 6 Days / 5 Nights

Itinerary

The best to Ausangate and Rainbow Mountain trek in 6 days. is a tour for adventurers who want to know and enjoy the beauty of Ausangate Mountain and the famous Rainbow Mountain in one trip.

Day 01: CUSCO – TINKI – UPIS

From Cusco early at 7.00 am depart by bus, and head towards Ocongate, by the way we pass through the villages of (Urcos, Ccatca and Ocongate), on the way you will appreciate the chain of the Cordillera Vilcanota, after this tour reach the village of Tinke. Here we meet our horsemen and horses. From here depart for lunch at Upis (4400 m.s.n.m.), where will be our night camp 1. From here we can scrutinize the north side of Ausangate, where there is full of Andean flora and fauna ecosystem, reaching Upis, we will have the opportunity to enjoy the hot springs. (Dinner)

Day 02: UPIS – LAGUNA AUSANGATE.

This wake up early, eating breakfast Arapa cross the step (4850 m.s.n.m.). From here, continue three hours down the valley, past the lagoon Pucacocha, reaching Jatun Pucacocha. Then we climb up to Laguna Pass (4850 m.s.n.m.), overlooking the stunning lagoon Ausangate Qocha and blue waters. This lake is fed by the melting snow of Ausangate, here is our camp. (Lunch and dinner)

Day 03: AUSANGATE LAGUNA – VINICUNCA (Rainbow Mountain).

We have breakfast with the sun, to continue our walk. Climb a slope to reach Palomani Pass (5100 m.s.n.m.), from here we can see the true panoramic view of Ausangate. Then we will go down a path that is an awesome route, and reach to Vinicunca, here we see the magnificent red hill, called by having stains that were made of stone sediments arsenic. We will do our night camp 3. (Lunch and dinner)

Day 04: VINICUNCA – TICLLACOCHA.

This day we will Ticlla Cocha, accompanied by the Colorado trails, we reach Paso Apacheta, then descend to Huchuy Jampa, from here go along a light path which will Ticlla Cocha arriving to our camp. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 05: TICLLACOCHA – PACCHANTA.

Getting up early in the morning, have breakfast with the reception of the Andes and beautiful mountains, then climb up the Jampa (5100 m.s.n.m.) and then descend, observe and appreciate the lakes, our light trail following our walk, always appreciating the beautiful landscapes and then reach Pacchanta (4200 m.s.n.m.), where will be our camp for the night 5 and relax our muscles have the opportunity to enjoy the hot springs. (Lunch and dinner).

Day 06: PACCHANTA – TINKI – CUSCO.

Today is the last day of our trek through the Peruvian Andes, so we get up early, have breakfast and go down with all the vivid memories and landscapes explored in our life story, down to village which is Tinke (3950 m) and then go to the imperial city Cusco.

Included / Not Included

What is Included:

  • Guide
  • Cook
  • Horses to carry the Food and The Camping Equipment
  • 8 kilos of your personal stuff
  • Four Season Tents
  • Round Trip Transport to and from the Head Trail
  • Horseman
  • Dining tent, kitchen tent, chairs and tables.
  • Food (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • First Aid Kits and Oxygen.
  • Entrance to the Park and The Rainbow Mountain

What is not Included:

  • Sleeping bag.
  • Dinner on day 6.
  • Tips and personal expenses.
  • Breakfast on Day 1.
  • Entrance fees for the Natural Hot Spring

Prices and Availability

PRICES FOR 2020 – 2021
Number of People for group:
2 3 4 5-6 7-8
Price USD$ (per person):
550 USD$ 490 USD$ 480 USD$ 470 USD$ 460 USD$

 

RECOMMENDATION TO BRING WITH YOU:

  • Bring sleeping bag -15 C.
  • Warm clothes.
  • Lintern
  • Staff
  • Lightweight clothing and rainwear.
  • Bathing suit if you are willing to enjoy the magnificent hot springs at Upis And Pacchanta.
  • Backpack
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, hats.

CONSIDERATIONS:

As you embark on a trip of a lifetime, make sure you are fully prepared. Our treks are challenging and very rewarding at the same time. Hikers should be reasonably fit and healthy. Remember you are trekking at a high elevation (above 14,000ft) and you should be rested up to start this journey. We highly recommend spending at least two to three days in Cusco or similar elevation to acclimatize, and drink plenty of water the days prior to the hike. Please consult your doctor for proper advice on trekking in high altitude.

Travellers Passports:

  • Passports have to be valid for entry to Peru
  • You have all passport details of travellers (Passport Full names, Passport numbers, Nationality, Age, Gender.) required for making the booking