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Ausangate Trek 4 Days

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Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO – URCOS – PITUMARCA – CHILCA

Ausangate Trek Ausangate Trek in Peru The Ausangate Trek starts once we pick you up from your hotel at 09:00 a.m and travel in our private transport toward Chilca small community located in the shores of the Ausangate mountain where we will meet the our trekking crew. The bus trip will be for six hours. We’ll leave Cusco city toward the south and half-hour after we arrive to Urcos where we will stop for 40 minutes during this time, we will visit a traditional market where the locals exchange their products; after that, we’ll continue the trip passing several small countryside communities until Chilca campsite (3,800 masl) from where you will enjoy magnificent views of the stunning mountain scenery.

DAY 2: CHILCA – PHINAYA – HAMPA

Ausangate Trek Ausangate Trek in Peru We’ll leave the camp at 07:00 a.m and start a gentle up through the Andean farming lands where we will have the opportunity to see different varieties of potatoes; after we hike 5 hours, we will arrive to Phinaya (4,200 masl) farm where people live herding their llamas and alpacas; at this place, we are at very base of the Ausangate mountain; we’ll continue the hike through the pasture with the presence of llamas and alpacas until we arrive to Hampapampa (4,500 masl) zone where we will camp. We will hike 8 hours aproximately.

DAY 3: HAMPA – HAMPA PASS – PHACCHANTA

Ausangate Trek Ausangate Trek in Peru After breakfast, we’ll be ready for the longest day. The trail climbs up to Hampa Pass (5,000 masl) and then descends through the ancient Moraine which is also habitat for Chinchillas mountain (Andean rabbits). We’ll continue Ausangate trek by the shores of the beautiful lagoons until we arrive at our campsite located in a colourful countryside community where people live in harmony with nature. At this place, there are natural hot springs where you can relax your muscles after this challenging trek and then enjoy the Pachamanca (traditional food) in the evening. We will trek approximately 8 hours.

DAY 4: PACCHANTA – TINKI – URCOS – CUSCO

Ausangate Trek Ausangate Trek in Peru We’l leave our campsite at 07:00 a.m and continue towards Tinki; downhill through a beautiful agricultural pasture where we will see native crops like potatoes, oxalis, beans, and quinoa. The trail descends, passing pastures and several communities of friendly people who will greet you in their native language, Quechua. At Tinki, the bus will be waiting for us to return to Cusco and transfer you to your hotel. We will hike 3 hours. B & L.

INCLUSIONS

Ausangate Trek includes

  • Transportation: Private bus from Cusco to Chilca (starting point of Ausangate trek) and from Tinki to Cusco.
  • Guide: English-speaking guide (2 guides for groups over 8 people).
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 afternoon teas; delicious meals prepared by professional chefs. Food includes pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruit, avocado, pasta, chicken, fish, meat, rice, all rich in carbohydrates and suitable for trekking, also hot drinks including coca leaf tea which is excellent for the altitude, we always offer a vegetarian option upon request, and we provide available boiled water each morning for your water bottles.
  • Chef and Chef Assistant.
  • Camping equipment: We provide four people capacity tent for two people, brand new four season tents, Therm-a-rest, dinning room tent, kitchen tent, toiled tent, seats, tables, tent for guides and cooking gear.
  • Horses  or llamas: For camping equipment, food and cooking gear as well to carry your personal items (6kg per person) in duffel bags that “Sunrise Peru Trek” provides.
  • Muleteers.
  • Others: First aid kit and emergency oxygen bottle.

Exlcuded

  • Sleeping bag: Can be rent in our office for $20 USD for the entire trek.
  • Tips for the staff.

TREK PACKING LIST.

• One sleeping bag per person: our sleeping bags are -18ºC-comfort (0ºF), mummy form and include a sleeping liner. They are cleaned after every use and have a maximum usage of 30 trips, can also be hired in our office for US$20.
• One pillow per person
• Well worn-in waterproof walking boots: Good quality, comfortable footwear is essential. Whatever you wear on your feet the most important thing is comfort. It is vital to ensure your boots are well worn in and lightweight.
• Waterproof clothing: A plastic poncho is recommended and can be purchased easily for approximately USD 2.
• A plastic bag to keep clean and dry your staff in your bag pack and duffle bag.
• A backpack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek
• Rain gear (jacket and pants if available) or rain poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco)
• Strong footwear, waterproof trekking boots recommended
• Sandals or jogging shoes for a higher comfort while at camp
• Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces. Thermal clothing is also recommended, especially for sleeping
• Light wear (t-shirt, short pants) to hike on the jungle
• Flashlight/headlamp and batteries
• Camera, films and batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions) near please to charge the battery with electricity is the 3er day afternoon on the camp site.
• Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold
• Sun block
• Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET – no malaria risk has been reported
• Toilet paper
• Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc. Please note that we do provide a daily morning snack and our meal service is very complete and well supplied. This recommendation applies for all clients being used to a specific snack, as it may happen that it is not included in our selection
• Water container and water for the first morning. Important notice: plastic water bottles are no longer allowed into Machu Picchu. Plastic water containers or metal ones are recommended
• Optionally: water- sterilizing tablets in case you pick up water from streams or rivers along the route. Otherwise, we provide filtered boiled water, which is safe to drink and has not reported any health problem so far
• Small towel
• Swimsuit (if you wish to go to the hot springs in AGUAS CALIENTES)
• Cash in soles
• Optional: walking sticks or poles (rubber covers required in order not to damage archaeological sites)

DOCUMENTS TO CARRY WITH YOU

• Original Passports
• Trek Map(Will be provide in the briefing day)

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

We can hire the following to you:
• Sleeping Bag suitable for – 10deg PRICE: USD 20 DOLLARS
• Walking stick lightweight aluminum - Two sticks are recommended for tough hikes. PRICE: USD 15 DOLLARS
• Single tent supplement (if you don’t want to share a tent) PRICE: USD 20 DOLLARS

 

Prices

On shared service

Service Price
Shared

USD $ 550

DISCOUNT: $20 USD

Students $20, Under 18 Discount $20, Under 7 Discount $50. Student Discounts apply to anyone who has a valid GREEN ISIC card at the time of the trip or is 16 years old or younger. For those using an ISIC card to receive the discount, we do need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 16 years old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to info@doadventures.com.

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