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5-Day 4-Night Ausangate Trek from Cusco, Peru

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    Day 1: Day 1: Cusco – Urcos – Tinqui - Upis

    Pass By: Salkantay Trail Peru Trekking Company, Oficina 105 Calle Procuradores 366 Procuradores 366 Oficina 105, Cusco 08002 Peru
    We will leave Cusco early in the morning by bus to Tinqui, we will start on foot towards the community of Upis School (4400m/14436f). we will meet with hours horseman, Then we have small breakfast in the route then we have first pass called Arapa (4800m/15748f). Thereafter, we will descend towards Yana cocha and have a picknick. Our route continues ascending towards the Ausangate pass (4850m/15912f) and ends our campsite Ananta Pass (4650m/15256f) where we will camp.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Day 2: Upis – Ananta pass – Montaña Colorada

    Pass By: Ausangate, Cusco 08002 Peru
    After breakfast, we will ascend towards the first pass called Arapa (4800m/15748f). Thereafter, we will descend towards Yana cocha and have a picknick. Our route continues ascending towards the Pass Warmisaya (4950m/15912f) we have box lunch then we can continue to walk to Ausangate Lake of the (4650m/15256f) where we will camp.

    Hiking time: 9 hours aprox.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Day 3: Ausangate Lake – Palomani pass – Jampa

    Pass By: Ausangate Peru, Triunfo Street, Office 203, Plaza de Armas Cusco, Triunfo 392, Cusco 08002, Peru
    The 3rd day is both, the most beautiful and the most ardous one: we will first ascend towards the highest pass of this trek called the Palomani pass (5200m/17060f). From here, we will have an exceptional view of the mountains and glaciers of Ausangate. Thereafter, we will descend to the valley of Finaya Pampa and will finally arrive at our camping site called Jampa (4700m/15420f).

    Hiking time: 9 hours aprox.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Day4: Jampa – Campa pass – Pacchanta

    Pass By: Ausangate, Cusco 08002 Peru
    The highlight of this day is definitely the spectacular ascend to the Campa pass (5100m/16732f). Moreover, we will pass several lovely lakes on the way to our camping site in Pacchanta (4350m/14270f). Here, we will visit the hot springs and will have a typical dinner.

    Hiking time:. 6 hours aprox.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Day 5: Pacchanta - Tinqui - Cusco

    Pass By: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
    After breakfast, our trek continues towards the village Tinqui (3900m/12795f), from where we will take a bus back to Cusco. On the way we will visit either Tipon or Saylla and have a typical dish of the region, such as guinea-pig or chicharrón (grilled pork). (Typical dish of the region included)

    Transport time: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from Hotels in Central Cusco
    Departure Time
    4:30 AM
    Duration
    5 days
    Return Details
    Salkanbtay Trail Peru : Dirección calle Procuradores N° 366 offic. 105
    Inclusions
    • Private transportation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Inflatable matra
    • Cook and assistant
    • Kitchen equipment
    • First aid kit
    • Emergency oxygen bottle
    Exclusions
    • Sleeping bag per person
    • Mules for personal effects
    • Tickets to the park (in 3 places total is 30 soles).
    • Canes
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    +1
    We read that Salkantay Trekking was the number 1 tour group to Machu Picchu and we were not disappointed. We were impressed with the tour's ability to cater to our dietary needs (vegan) and provide exceptional meals. We would go back in a heartbeat!
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    By: Salkantay Trail Peru Trekking Company
    174 reviews
    Megan D
    20
    Amazing day trip, great guide, good food!!
    I did the Rainbow Mountain tour yesterday. Our guide, Jose Luis, was amazing! He was incredibly organized,
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    Meike v
    30
    Salkantay Trek
    We had a fantastic time on our Salkantay trek booked through Salkantay Trail Peru. This trek is a perfect balance
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    rusitc
    20
    Highly recommended
    Salkantay trail was recommended to me by hotel staff where I was staying. Feel very lucky to find them out of many
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    Indiana_Jonesse
    San Francisco, California
    1774610
    Incredible Pachamama Magic
    Maras Salt Pans 5* Incredible Pachamama Magic The entire valley, when looked at from a distance seems like a
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    RoyMelech
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    10
    Salkantay 4 days
    Was one of the best experiences I’ve had!, Noe the amazing guide , and Bertrand the Chef/magician. Would
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    nomadicherbivores
    North Bay, Canada
    335
    One of the Best Hiking Experiences
    We read that Salkantay Trekking was the number 1 tour group to Machu Picchu and we were not disappointed. We were
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    Katie C
    20
    Definitely recommend!
    I had the best time on my 4 day hike, the guides amoroso and Elvis definitely made the trip! I was worried that I
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    ClaudiaB7072
    40
    Very poor service and communication
    We booked a 5n/4d trekking tour around ausangate and rainbow mountain through Erika based on a suggestion by a
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    kekezzz
    guadalajara
    52
    Good prices, well managed by Administration
    We did the Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain) with Salkantay Trail Agency. Erika also helped us with a city tour and she
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    Avmig
    Klamath Falls, Oregon
    17957
    Wow!
    We did both the salt mines and the Moray fields and they were amazing. Our tour guide explained the history of the
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    arashkow
    Bozeman, Montana
    5018
    Par excellence
    Everything was great. Food well prepared. Guide knowledge was fantastic. He had good sense on the mountain and of
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    Coastal784607
    11
    Awful booking process
    I booked a 1 day moray/maras tour. They processed it immediately but the ticket had almost no info on it. I
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    l0gt00z
    Belgium, Wisconsin
    24
    Salkantay to Machupicchu Highly Recommended Local Trekkers Peru
    I did the Salkantay Trek to Machupicchu 5 days and 4 nights through Local Trekkers Peru and it was fantastic! with
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    samanthadb86
    40
    Scam Artist - Avoid at all costs!
    We went to this agency to book a bus from Cusco to Puno and the service we received was absolutely disgraceful.
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    gundelsam
    California, Maryland
    13
    fantastic 5 days !
    My parents and I booked the road salkantay trek 5 days 4 nights with Salkantay Trekkers peru, 2 weeks ago we were
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