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Ausangate & Jungle Trail Peru

Ausangate Trail - Peru

Ausangate trek 5 Days/4 Nights What is Ausangate trek? Ausangate trek is an alternative tour around Cusco region, it is located in remote and less crowded area where the time stop to show the real culture about the Andes of Peru, Apu Ausangate is the highest mountain in Cusco, the peak is over 6,384mts. Thanks to this mountain the trek offers unique landscapes with different colors of lakes, mountains and valleys this tour is part of the cordillera of Vilcanota an impressive range in the south of Cusco, it is the perfect place to see the wildlife habit condors, llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and chinchillas and picturesque villages with original local people.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

• Ausangate trek (Ausangate Circuit) - 5 days the times cited in this itinerary are approximate. Walking times depend on the group and        the guide can change lunch spots and campsites, depending on the progress of the group. Each guide has their own preferred route,      and it might not correspond exactly to the route described here.

• The Ausangate region is very high, plus you are close to a snow-covered massif. Temperatures are cold and can fall well below                  freezing in the nights. You should travel well prepared for cold temperatures. Hire/or carry sleeping bags for temperatures less than          freezing (minus 15 Celsius or more).This region has limited tourist infrastructure, and this tour makes use of local facilities. Visitors              should be aware that things change or may not go to plan. This is all part of the adventure, and visitors to Peru are encouraged to have      an open mind and be open to the differences in the way things are done in another culture

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6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1 CUZCO - TINQUI - UPIS

Day 2 UPIS – ARAPA PASS - AUSANGATE Q’OCHA

Day 3 LAKE AUSANGATE Q’OCHE – QAMPA PAMPA

Day 4 Q’AMPA PAMPA – PACCHANTA

Day 5 PACCHANTA - CUZCO

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What’s Included:

✓ Pre-Trek Briefing, you should get it one night before to start the tour by your          trekking guide.
✓ Pic up from your hotel in the morning of trek departure.
✓ Private transport from Cusco to Tinqui (the trailhead) and return at the end of        the trek.
✓ Entry fee to the Ausangate mountain.
✓ English/Quechua/Spanish speaking professional trekking guide (you will            have an assistant guide for groups over 8 people).
✓ Tents - 2 people in a 4-person tent which allows for greater comfort, and            storage for backpacks.
✓ Basic foam mattress. If you require greater comfort during the trek, we can          hire you an inflatable mattress (eg. Thermarest)
✓ Cook and Cooking equipment (Assistants are provided for larger groups)
✓ Toilet tent
✓ Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional vegetarian food). Our                      professional cooks prepare meals that incorporate elements of the western          diet and traditional Peruvian delicacies. (Please communicate
    with your guide/cook during the trek if you prefer certain types of dishes).          Salads, if served, are washed in boiled water.
✓ Horses (for equipment and personal items) including horsemen. They carry          camping equipment, food, and kitchen utensils. We provide duffel bags at          your briefing for your personal items (up to 7 kg/15lbs per person).
✓ 1 emergency horse which can be ridden if you are feeling ill or if are a little       slower.
✓ Dining tent with camp tables and chairs & Kitchen tent for the cook to          prepare meals.
✓ Tents for our staff to sleep in, sleeping bags & mattresses plus a budget        for their meals.
✓ First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle - but not blister treatments as          known in western countries.

Not Included:

• Breakfast on the first morning.
• Sleeping bags If you have not got a sleeping bag or you do not         want the hassle of bringing one all the way to Peru with you, then       we have sleeping bags for hire. For this trek you should hire minus       15 or warmer bags.
• Tips for the guide, cook and porters
• Entrance to Hot Spring
• Additional horses for passengers' luggage.