Ausangate To Machu Picchu 6 DAYS

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The Ausangate Trek 6 days with Peruvian Hike is the most iconic trekking route in the Park, and it is for great reason! The dramatic ice peak towers, colored hills of the Rainbow Mountains and the Ausangate snow-clad mountain massif will draw you in, and in you shall go! The Peru Summit will take you along the shores of stunning glacial lakes of electric blue and turquoise colors. You will experience sheer rock spires as tall as the sky and the magnificent, Vilcanota Range where the highest mountain in Cusco is–Ausangate Mt 6,389 mt/ 20,956 ft, Lots of flock of Llamas and Alpacas along the trail. Additionally, you have the opportunity to walk on red colored hills of the Rainbow Mountains. Each night is spent in a roomy 4 season of cozy tents, where we arrive, weary but alive, ready for the next day’s adventure.


  • Mind Bending views of Ausangate snow peak
  • Implausible Mountain ranges of Ausangate
  • Beautiful indigenous villages
  • Unique grassland
  • Mound of Llamas and Alpacas – Vicunas
  • Local Experience and cultural immersion
  • Native Flora and fauna from the Region
  • Delicious local food and culinary
  • Amazing wonder of Red Hill

We pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 am to leave the city of Cusco, we will then have three and a half hours driving to get Upis town, along the way we will see picturesque towns, and we will stop for a couple of times to enjoy the sceneries, once we arrive in Upis (the headtrail, 4,350m/ 14,272ft) we will meet up our local muleteers and horses, where we’ll have our breakfast and get ready to start the great adventure, we will hike gradually uphill for about 2 hours and 30 minutes following the highland valley inhabited by llamas and alpacas with dramatic vistas of Ausangate in backdrop to get the lunch spot located in Pamparapa (4,600m / 15,092 feet). Today, we’ll have lunch at a very scenic spot still with Ausangate Mt at the background. After eating the delicious meal, we’ll still hike up for about 3 hours and 30 minutes to get the first campsite, called Yana Qocha 4,650 m / 15,256 ft, from lunch spot well hike for two hours to get the first pass called Arapa pass 4,800 m/ 15,748 ft, at this point we’ll be impressed by stunning views of eroded mountains, and highland valleys. We will then hike downhill for 1 hour and 30 minutes to get the campsite, a place with amazing views around of the Ausangate mountain. All meals included.

Hiking Time: 6 – 7 hours
Hiking Distance: 12 km / 7.46 miles
Lowest Point: 4,350 m / 14,272 ft
Highest Point: 4,800 m / 15,748 ft

In the morning we will have a beautiful sunrise at the top of towering rocks and mountains, we will enjoy this view while having our breakfast, after having breakfast we will start trekking on an uneven trail (up and downs) this section of the trail is one of the most picturesque ones, as the blue and turquoise colored lagoons surround the bottom part of the massif Ausangate mountain 6.384 m / 20,945 ft, the highest mountain in Cusco. After hiking for 1 hour and 30 minutes, we will start hiking up on a switchback trail to the next pass at 5,000 m / 16,404 ft. In which, we will enjoy the very dramatic vistas of Vilcanota range going in different directions, colored hills, and the glacier peaks. From this pass, we will hike downhill to get the valley part and follow up the valley to reach our lunch spot located at the place called Ananta 4,650 m/ 15,256 ft. After lunch, we will continue trekking uphill for 2 hours to reach the next pass called Warmisaya 5,000 m / 16,404 ft from this place, we will be able to spot the Rainbow Mountain in a further distance and views are still very impressive. The last section is downhill for 30 minutes to get the second campsite located at Qomer Qocha 4,680 m / 15,354 ft. All meals included.

Hiking Time: 8 9 hours
Hiking Distance: 12 km / 7.46 miles
Lowest Point: 4,600 m / 15,092 ft
Highest Point: 5,000 m / 16,404 ft

Todays nutritious breakfast makes us ready to go exploring the Rainbow Mountain. After enjoying our breakfast in the very early morning, we will hike up for about 1 hour and 30 minutes to get the famous Rainbow Mountain 5,050 m / 16,568 ft. And we will beat the large crowds for sure and this place will be just for us for about 45 minutes, which is enough time to enjoy the site. After having enough time at this place, we will return by the same trail to Ananta (lunch spot of day 2), where we will have lunch again at about 12:30 pm. This afternoon, we will still continue hiking for 3 more hours to the next campsite called Ausangate Qocha 4,700 m / 15,420 ft, for about. All meals included.

Hiking Time: 8 – 9 hours
Hiking Distance: 15 km / 9.32 miles
Lowest Point: 4,600 m / 15,091 ft
Highest Point: 5,050 m / 16,568 ft

Another great day to enjoy the mind-blowing coloured hills next to the Ausangate Mt (6,384m/ 20,945 feet), the highest mountain in Cusco, and see more glacier lagoons, after having breakfast we will begin again with our trekking, the trail takes us to the next pass called Palomani that is at 5,130m / 16,831 feet the highest pass on the whole trail; where, we will start to take a glance the massive mountain and some other colored hills which are still close by, then, we will walk downhill to get the valley part, where we will eat our lunch, in the late afternoon we will walk up for 2 more hours to the next camp spot located at an elevation of 4,700 m / 15,420 feet. Where in the evening we will have tea time, subsequently dinner. All meals included.

Hiking Time: 7 – 8 hours
Hiking Distance: 10 km / 6.21 miles
Lowest Point: 4,600 m / 15,092 ft
Highest Point: 5,130 m / 16,831 ft

Wake up hot coca tea in the morning to have another great day, after having breakfast well hike up for 2 hours and 30 minutes to the last pass called Jhampa 5,060 m / 16,601 ft, where well have amazing glacier peaks right infront of us. We will then trek downhill to get our last scenic lunch spot. After lunch well trek for 2 more hours to get the Pacchanta Town. Where well have a chance to swim at hot springs which is optional, and at this place well say goodbye to our muleteers, we will eventually drive back to Ollantaytambo for about 3 hours and 30 minutes. End of our adventure.

From Ollantaytambo we take our train to the town of Aguas Calientes, and we will go to our Hotel, after showering and changing clothes we will go to dinner and we will explain everything about the tour in Machu Picchu

Hiking Time: 3 – 4 hours
Hiking Distance: 12 km / 6.83 miles
Lowest Point: 4,300 m / 14,108 ft
Highest Point: 5,060 m / 16,601 ft

Wake up will be 05:00 a.m. because we need to take the first bus to Machu Picchu citadel where you will watch the magical and majestic sun rise, while beautiful hummingbirds sing to welcome another day. After that, you will have a guided visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu (3 hours), following the guided tour you will have free time to visit and take pictures of Machu Picchu. At the conclusion of your visit to Machu Picchu you have to take the bus back to Aguas Calientes town, where you then have to take the train to Ollantaytambo where our transfer will be waiting to tack you back to your Cusco hotel.


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Ausangate And Rainbow Mountain Circuit 3 Days

  • Sleeping bag
  • trekking stick
  • Extra oxygen
  • First Aid kit
  • One foamy sleeping pad per person
  • Inflatable Mattress
  • Transportation from hotel to Upis town.
  • Transportation from Pacchanta town to Ollantaytambo train station.
  • Round trip train ticket.
  • Bus up & down in Machu Picchu.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • 1 night hotel In Machu Picchu town.
  • Transportation from train station to hotel.
  • Camping Equipment 4 season tent(04 people tent for 02 people).
  • Thermarest mattresses
  • Other camping equipment, a dining tent with table and chairs, and a kitchen tent, manned by a professional cooking staff.
  • Trek leader
  • Meals: Breakfast (5), lunch (5), dinner (5), and snacks.
  • A professional Quechua chef.
  • Horses, and muleteers; horses carry your 8 kg / 16 pounds personal items.
  • Oxygen Tank.


Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu Tour

  • Transportation from Ausangate Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  • Train ticket to Aguas Calientes
  • 1 night at the hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Dinner in Aguas Calientes
  • Guide in Machu Picchu that speaks English and Spanish
  • Return ticket by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Private Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco Al Hotel

Not Included

  • The last Dinner, beverages are not included in the pax.
  • Tips and extra cash
  • Others not mentioned
  • Travel Insurance – PERUVIAN HIKE strongly recommend taking out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.

What you should pack for this tour

  • Original Passport
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Toiletries and hand sanitiser
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and film with extra batteries
  • Torch with spare batteries
  • Daypack

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Our 5D/4N AUSANGATE TREK includes extra horse to carry up to 7kg/16lbs of your belongings.

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