Ausangate trek

Ausangate trek 5D/4N

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco, Tinqui, Upis

5 hours of trekking

4 hours of transport by car

Difficulty of trek moderate

We will pick you from your hotel in Cusco to Tinqui by car, in the way you will be able to observe beautiful scenery, small Andean towns and small farms.

When we arrive to Tinqui we will start our tekking with direction to the community of Upis (4400m/14436f), in the way we will meet a variety of people from the area, some of them dedicate their lives to the confection of textiles with pre Incas and Incas symbols, here you will be able to learn more about the Andean cosmovision.

We will camp in Upis this day

Night in Upis

Day 2: Upis, Yana Cocha, Ausangate River

7 hours of trekking

Difficulty of trek hard

Climate cold

In the morning after having a delicious breakfast we will ascend from Upis to the first pass called Arapa (4800m/15748f) where we will be able to appreciate a beautiful chain of Apus (mountains)

After this we will ascend to Yana Cocha were we will have a small picnic. After the picnic we will continue to the Ausangate pass (4850m/15912f) and then continue to the shore of the majestic Ausangate river.

Here we will camp.

Night shore Ausangate River.

Day 3: Ausangate river, Jampa

8 hours of trekking

Difficulty of trek hard

Climate cold

This will be the hardest part of our trip but also the one where you will be able to appreciate the most amazing views, you will be compensated with that beautiful scenery.

We will start our Trek from the Ausangate river to the highest pass of the trip the Palomani pass (5200m/17060f). from this place you will be able to enjoy the majestic Apu Ausangate and other snowy mountains that surround this place.

After enjoying this view we will go to the valley of Finaya Pampa that has a very beautiful landscape, finally we wil arrive to the camp called Jampa where we will rest.

Night in Jampa

Day 4: Jampa, Campa Pass, Pacchanta

8 hours of trekking

Difficulty of trek moderate

In the morning we will ascend to the Campa pass (5100m/16732f) in the way to this pass we will observe beautiful Andean landscapes and in our way to our camp called Pacchanta (4350m/14270f) we will be able to appreciate gorgeous lagoons of different sizes.

In Pacchanta we will enjoy a delicious dinner and the thermal waters.

Night in Pacchanta

Day 5: Pacchanta, Cusco

3 hours of trekking

4 hours of transport by car

Difficulty of trek moderate

After a good big breakfast we will continue our trek to the villa of Tinqui to take many pictures of this amazing place and we will visit Tipon and Saylla where we will enjoy typic dishes from the region.

After this we will take you to your hotel in Cusco by car.

End of our services.

Include

Include

  • Transport from your hotel in Cusco to the town of Tinqui
  • Transport from Tinqui to Cusco
  • Entrance to the Ausangate park
  • Professional tourist guide
  • camping equipment (professional tents for two people, sleeping bags, tents for eating dinner equipped with tables, chairs and toilet tent)
  • cooker and cooking equipment
  • breakfast, lunch and dinner for all the trip
  • horses and mules to take all the equipment and luggage of the customer (8kg max)
  • emergency horses (minimum for two people)
  • First aid kit, oxygen bottle

Suggestions

Suggestions

  • Backpack with rain coat
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Clothes for hot and cold temperature, raincoat.
  • Pants for the rain and light pants
  • Trekking shoes
  • Flipflop for the shower
  • T shirts with long and short sleeve
  • Poncho for the rain and a hat
  • Sun cream, mosquito repelent, alcohol disinfectant, toilet paper,
  • Camera (protected with a plastic bag)
  • Some snacks
  • Passport, student ID and extra money in soles
  • Extra clothes (cloths that become wet will not dry)

Reservation Politics

Reservation

  1. To make your reservation you should pay 10% of the cost of the package to separate your space (non-refundable, this money could be used in another tour you choose if you cancelled a tour, only could be used one time)
  2. You need to pay 50% of the cost of the package 60 days before the trip starts and another 40 % of the cost of the package 30 days before the trip starts.
  3. When you apply for one package the agency will contact you in 48 hours with the final price of the package
  4. The payment should be to our back accounts
  5. The passenger to be able to do a reservation, he/she should give the following information:
  • Full name
  • Passport number
  • Birthdate
  • Expiration date of passport
  • Nationality
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Also, any physical condition, allergies, diseases and preference of food.

Politics about children

In all our programs unless stated, the maximum age of a child is 11 years old, older children than 12 years old are considered as adults and will have same tariff as an adult

Package cancellation:

All our passengers are subject to the charge for cancelation and/or change of date for the solicited service.

  • If the cancelation is made 60 days before the trip starts, we will change you 50 % of the paid price
  • If the cancelation is 45 days before the trip starts, we will change 60 % of the paid price
  • We can not change a name of one passage with another passenger name, can not transfer your package to another person
  • If you have reserved your package with: hotel, flight, bus and train, you will have to follow the conditions and rules of those businesses. This rule also is applicable to touristic places as Machupicchu or Inka trail.

No Show

All passenger that is not present on a programmed service and reserved, without cancellation or acceptance from our part will be considered a No Show, and we will be charged 100% of the price of the package without refund or complains.

Complementary

We recommend to all our customer to buy an accident insurance or/and travel insurance. We do not provide accident or travel insurance and this is also not included in our costs.

If a passenger or member of the group becomes ills or a mishap happen, we will transport the passenger to the nearest clinic to receive the due attention.

In the case of accidents or when an evacuation is necessary, we will organize the logistics of rescue and evacuation, in both cases the costs will be assumed by the client or their insurance.

**we recommend to other businesses or tour operators verify if the passenger we operate for you have travel insurance.

Service control

At the end of the trip the passengers can fill a formulary of evaluation of the services. This will let us know the comments of our services and will serve as a way to improve.

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