Ausangate Trek 3 Days
Ausangate trek 3 Days is for those who have experienced hiking and don’t have plenty of time; basically, you will hike the entire day. You will cross 3 mountain passes, hike through hundreds of roaming alpaca and llama, and you walk through beautifully diverse views that change daily from snow-capped peaks to neon red desert mountains, to marshy pampas. The real reward, however, is when you reach the Rainbow Mountain, hidden deep in the Andes. standing for a rainbow, this mountain is so striking. it will leave blow you away.
AUSANGATE TREK 3 DAYS ITINERARY
Day 1- Cusco – Upis – Yanacocha
We leave Cusco at 03:00 am by private van to the village of Urcos. Driving we pass the district of Urcos until you reach Tinqui Ocongate. We will start our expedition out of the village of Quinsapucyu and will arrive at Upis Huarmisaya, hiking with sensational views including the spectacular Mount Ausangate and meeting local farmers wearing their costumes. Once we arrive at Upis where is our lunch then we get ready to hike to Arapa pass where we have an amazing view of Ausangate glacier in our left side dinner prepared by our professional chef.
Day 2- Yanacocha – Puca Cocha – Ananta
We will wake you up at 5 am with coca tea or coffee delivered to your tent and you are given delicious breakfast for the day ahead. In The morning start hiking to Puca Cocha. Along the way we are going to observe local farmers and alpacas, Ausangate snow-capped to your left side, and you will have English speaking guide explaining about flora, fauna and talking about the landscape along the trail. if we are lucky we might see condor, chinchillas, and vicuñas.
Also, we will enjoy colorful lakes we hike up to Arapa pass which is at 4989 masl(16567 feet) from where we will have an amazing view of colorful mountains. Then hike down to our campsite of Ananta where we are going to be surrounded by high mountains,! As usual, tents are going be set up for us to change, take a nap and have our lunch and dinner prepared by our professional chef.
Day 3- Ananta – Rainbow Mountain – Qesuno – Cusco
Today is the day you have been waiting for. We will wake you up at 03:45 am with coca tea delivered to your tent then we start with first uphill until Ananta pass(15,090ft-4500m-14,000feet)from where, you see this amazing Rainbow Mountain in the distance, but you are not quite there yet! From this place you go downhill to circle the lake and keep walking a Peruvian flat until we reach the final uphill to the Rainbow Mountain then we have 360 views of the spectacular landscape which surrounds you, Soak in the vistas and enjoy as much as possible the place. on our last day, we will go downhill to the Qesuno town enjoying more colorful landscapes.
Today after our last supper we say goodbye to our horseman and the chef and get back to Cusco where you will be dropped off at your hotel around 6 pm.