Rainbow Mountains Vinicunca, Pacchanta, lakes in Ausangate peak area, Tinki, Red Valley, Pitumarca, Urocs.
This trip is for people who:
Tour size is per order – specified by the clients
Price per person for 2 people: $590 USD – auto osobowe
Price per person for 3 – 5 people: $450 USD – mini van
Price per person for 6 – 8 people: $380 USD
A trip to the Ausangate region is around 4000 – 5000 m. above sea level. You need to remember that it is much colder here and temperatures during the night drops below zero. Between May and August temperatures can drop to -15 degrees. You need to be well prepared for trekking in this area.
In order to be better aclimitized, before starting the main section of the trip, we will stay at a local house in Tinki village. It will be an opportunity to get to know a local, Andean village and to eat meals with a local family. You will have a chance to see how people live in this part of the country,and to see local folklore in its full glory. Travel time by car from Cusco – Tinka – 4 hours. We will leave Cusco at 5:00 pm.
Trekking time: none
Maximum elevation: around 4000 m above sea level
Accommodation at local house in Tinka village at 4000 m. above sea level
We will eat lunch in the surroundings ofo snow peaks, alpacas around us as well as the highest mountain in the region, Ausangate. Today’s trekking will take around 7 – 8 hours. We will camp at 4800 m. above sea level.
We will head out around 5:30 am after breakfast at a local house in Tinki. Trekking will start in Pacchanta village. Throughout much of our hike, Ausangate peak, will remain in view. We will pass through many small villages, and see alpacas in their natural environment, Lunch will take place in a spot with a great view of Cordillera Vilcanota.
Throughout the whole day many lakes will come into our view, which is an element that makes the Peruvian Andes more beautiful.
Trekking time: 7-8 hours
Maximum elevation: 4850 m above sea level
Another set of snowy peaks, alpacas, and getting close to the colorful mountain range.
Trekking time: 6-7 hours
Maximum elevation: 4980 m above sea level
This is a special section of the trek because you get to see Vinicunca mountain early in the morning. You will have it mostly to yourself and will have an incredible view. Especially as the sun rises around the peaks of the mountains.
This is not the only attraction on this day. Next part of the trek, after colorful ranges, will go through slightly different landscapes. All mountains around this area are red, which is the origin of their name, the Red Valley.
After this day full of attractions we will drive from one end of the valley to Cusco. If time allows, we will stop by in Pitumarca to visit more local ruins.
Trekking time: 7-8 hours
Maximum elevation: 5030 m above sea level
A very active tour, full of local sights – this is what is known as the most beautiful area of the Peruvian Andes in the Cusco region. If you want to experience more rainbow mountains. There is the rainbow mountain, Palcoyo. We have a 2 day trek dedicated to these colorful natural wonders. Trekking in Cusco through Ausgante, Rainbow Mountains and Qeswachaka.
Explore the Cusco region in 5 days
With so many amazing things to offer it would be almost impossible to discover each and every delight of Peru´s Cusco region in just one visit! With this in mind, we have carefully prepared a special package consisting of 6 days of unique tours, which will take you to the most important attractions in the region, give you the chance to meet and interact with local people, and learn about life in the Peruvian Andes! If you are limited on time or not a big fan of multi-day treks, but would still like to see the best of the best in the Cusco region, then this is the perfect package for you!
Loads of alpacas, local villages, beautiful landscapes, and snowy peaks. Everything in one day of trekking where you can experience the local, Peruvian world.