Ausangate Trek – 5 days / 4 nights

Programa en español

ITINERARY

Lagoons1st day – CUSCO – RODEANA – UPIS
We’ll leave Cusco at 7:30am to take a private transport to the pueblo of Rodeana, at 3700mts. From Rodeana we’ll walk till the Upis campsite, at 4210mts, which will be a 4 hour hike approximatedly.

 Cordillera Vilcanota2nd day – UPIS – HATUN PUCA COCHA
After the breakfast at 7am, we’ll start walking to the Hatun Pucca Cocha lagoons. We’ll start the hike at the west side of Ausangate, going over the first pass on our way, the Arapa (4650m). after that we’ll head down to the Puccacocha lagoons, where we’ll camp. The campsite is pretty close to the glaciar, with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. This day we’ll hike for approximatedly 5 hours.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA3rd day – HATUN PUKACOCHA – HUCHUY PHYNAYA
We’ll have a big breakfast to start our hike the first pass of the day, the Ausangate, with 5000m. From there we can see Ausangatecocha, a beautiful turqoise lagoon. After walking down to the lagoon we’ll start going up again, towards the Palomani pass, with 5200m, which a great viewpoint of Ausangate and also the Mariposa mountain. After that we’ll walk down to Huchuy Phynaya, where we’ll camp.

Ausangate (6387m)4th day – HUCHUY PHYNAYA – PACHAPATA
Leaving Huchuy Phynaya early in the morning we’ll start hiking to Pachaspata campsite. We’ll cross a 4950m pass and walk past mountains with over 6000m, like Ausangate and Qolquecruz, beautiful glaciar lagoons like Ccomerococha y Alcacocha.

Hot springs in Pacchanta5th day – PACHASPATA – RODEANA – CUSCO
A day with an easy 3 hour walk in the Ccomerococha Valley till the villaje of Pacchanta. Over there we can enjoy local food and hot springs before taking our private transport back to Cusco.

1 thought on “Ausangate Trek – 5 days / 4 nights

  1. Had five great days around Ausangate, with very nice service…
    thanks to Alex and Andexplora…

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