Discover the scenic beauty that the city of Cusco offers from one of its most important Apus (sacred mountain).
The Ausangate located at more than 5000 masl offers you a wonderful hike of only 1 day to appreciate crystalline lagoons, fauna and flora always surrounded by snow.
Summary travel plan
- Cusco - Pacchanta - Ausangate - Cusco
Itinerary Ausangate full day
Cusco - Pacchanta - Ausangate - Cusco
The adventure to the Ausangate begins with the pick up of your Hostel in Cusco at 04:30 am approximately to go to the south of the city.
After 3 hours of travel and passing through small towns we will arrive to the town of Pacchanta from where we will start our 5 hour walk through the Ausangate Ecological Park.
We can appreciate several lagoons including the Azulcocha Otorongo, Pucacocha, Alqacocha and Q'omercocha that make up the park, we can also see some animals such as birds, alpacas, llamas, vizcachas and with some luck to the majestic Andean Condor.
After our walk we will return to the town of Pacchante where they have perfect thermal waters to relax after our adventure.
After relaxing we will return to the city of Cusco where we will be arriving at averaging 7:00 p.m.
This tour includes
- Pick up from Cusco´s Hostel
- Tourist transport
- Professional guide
- First aid kit
This tour does NOT include
- Entrance to the ecological park of Ausangate
- Admission to the hot springs in Pacchanta
Important tour information "Ausangate full day "
- We recommended to stay one night in Cusco to acclimate
What to bring for this tour?
- Warm clothes
- Poncho for the rain
- Hat or cap
- Bathing suit and towel (for hot springs)