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Ausangate Trek 2 Days

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    Ausangate Trek to Rainbow Mountain 2 Days

    This two days trek to the Rainbow Mountain of Peru are going to leave you with a memorable experience, On this 2 days of hiking you will observe a wonderful night amongst some of the shimmering stars, and the constellations of the southern hemisphere, you will be startled. This new trek will spellbind you constantly. With a combination of amazing landscapes, snowcapped, colorful tarns. Rushing streams, challenging mountain passes, local herders, Andean geese, llamas, alpacas, chinchillas, condors and vicuñas, everything seeming intact and undiscovered.

    RAINBOW MOUNTAIN : It was only a few years ago that this incredible rainbow mountain in Peru called Vinicunca became known to the whole world. Standing at a massive 5050 metres, this impressive mountain can be found at approximately 100 km from the city of Cusco and within the same Andean mountain range as the Sacred Ausangate mountain. This mountain range is spread between 2 communities called Pitumarca y Cusipata found within the Cusco region. Vinicunca possesses a spectacular panorama amongst its geographical matrices that decorate the horizon and it is impossible to put into words the natural beauty of this magical place. Come with us and discover this enchanting rainbow mountain itinerary, especially organised by Ausangate Trekking Peru.

    The APU AUSANGATE: The Cordillera Vilcanota can be found in the mountain range 100 Km south of Cusco and form part of the Andean mountain range in Peru. This Sacred mountain or “Apu” as it is known locally, reaches 6,384 metres in elevation. The area is inhabited by farming communities, who’s livestock are the native llamas and alpacas, domesticated many years ago. These communities are one of the few remaining societies of high altitude farming that remain in the world.

    The Ausangate circuit is one of the most famous mountain treks in the region of Cusco. The natural geography of the land and the warmth of its’ people, will make this hike a unique and unforgettable experience. The never-ending glaciers, the colourful lagoons and the picturesque valleys are home to an array of wildlife that includes chinchillas, vicuñas, Andean foxes and condors, as well as the famous rainbow mountain of Vinicunca.

    Itinerary

    Day 1:DAY 1: CUSCO – VINICUNCA RAINBOW MOUNTAIN.

    We will begin our incredible journey early in the morning when we collect you from your hotel. We will then head off to the Vilcanota valley, passing through different picturesque villages along the way, until we arrive at the village of Cusipata, Here, we will enjoy a delicious breakfast, always adhering to the strict health and safety protocols in place. After breakfast, we will continue for 40 minutes to the trailhead where we will start to ascend gradually for 2 hours until we arrive at the Vinicunca viewpoint at 5050m. Once we have reached the summit of the mountain, you will be able to appreciate this natural marvel of mother nature, formed over millions of years.

    After being able to enjoy the incredible geology of Vinicunca mountain and explore the surrounding area, we will start our descent of 1 hour towards our waiting vehicle. We will then have a delicious lunch break. We will then continue our 3-hour drive to the village of Pacchanta, at the foot of the Apu Ausangate. After we have settled into our lodgings for the evening, we will enjoy our dinner next to an earthenware stove and be able to appreciate the starry night and distant galaxies in all their splendour.

    Walking Distance: 10km/ 6,21 miles.
    hiking hour: 5 hours roughly.
    Difficulty: Difficult.
    Campsite Elevation: 4,700 meters / 15,419 feet.
    Accommodation: Mountain Huts

    Day 2:DAY 2: CIRCUIT OF THE SEVEN LAGOONS – PACCHANTA – CUSCO

    We will begin our day bright and early with a hearty breakfast and watch the sunrise over the Andes. We will then head off on the ascent to the seven lagoons, where you will discover some of the wonders of mother nature in all their glory. After hiking for 3.5 hours, we will arrive at the viewpoint of the seven lagoons where we will be able to appreciate the snow-peaks and glaciers surrounding us. Around every corner, there will be a new discovery on this magical Ausangate hike, where you can find inner peace and be at one with nature. The wildlife here is abundant with the native chinchillas, vicuñas and local birds as your company for the duration of your trip and always in the shadow of the sacred Ausangate mountain.

    After we have spent some time enjoying this spectacular place, we will begin our descent through the valley of Comercocha and returning to our lodgings where a delicious lunch will await us. In the afternoon we can visit the thermal springs of Pacchanta before we take our car back to the city of Cusco. This will be the end of your rainbow mountain tour.

    Walking Distance: 9 km/ 5,59 miles.
    hiking hour: 4 hours roughly.
    Difficulty: Moderate – Difficult.

    Trip Info
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    Before You Go

    INCLUDED

    • Private transport.
    • Official guide.
    • Meals throughout this rainbow mountain itinerary that are mentioned above.
    • Entrance tickets to the Ausangate circuit and Rainbow mountain.
    • First Aid kit.
    • Oxygen tank
    • Trekking poles
    • Sanitary protocols

    NOT INCLUDED

    • Entrance to the hot springs (S/5.00 soles)
    • Extra drinks.
    • 4 disposable face masks.
    • Sun Protection.
    • Alcohol gel
    • Thermals for the evening
    • Extra cash in Soles and small denominations.
    • Bathing suit, towel and sandals for the hot springs.
    • Plastic bag for wet clothes
    • Toilet paper
    • Day pack with the following:
    • Rain poncho
    • Snacks.
    • Refillable water bottle/camel pack.
    • Sunglasses.
    • Torch/ headlamp
    • Extra Batteries

    RECOMMENDATIONS:

    To get the most out of your Rainbow mountain tour, please take into account the following recommendations:

    • It is NOT recommended to do this trip if you have any flu-like symptoms a cold, cough or fever. Even the slightest symptom can get complicated at this elevation and may seriously affect your health. 
    • If you have suffered from Covid 19, you need to have authorisation from your Doctor.
    • It is important to carry a facemask and replacement masks with you at all times. There are NO pharmacies along the route.
    • You should have at least three days’ acclimatisation in Cusco or a similar altitude prior to the trip. Use these days to do activities such as short hikes and a variety of activities in Cusco to make the most of your time. Ask us for recommended activities.
    • Pack warm clothes. Due to the altitude, night-time temperatures on the Ausangate mountain, often get below freezing.
    • Weather in the Ausangate rainbow mountain area, is incredibly changeable, always bring clothes for all types of weather.
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