Ausangate, Father of All Mountains, protector of surrounding mountain ranges, is about beautiful scenery, snow peaks, glaciers, vivid blue alpine lakes, and of course: The Rainbow Mountain. Also, on a clear night, witness THE most breathtaking starry sky you could ever imagine.
Walk en route among alpacas, llamas, wild vicuñas, and even a plethora of viscachas bouncing jovially along the path.
Make sure you double check in advance with your guide about all departure times.
transfer from Cusco Pacchanta (3hrs)
4hr hike to Otorongococha camp – dinner and camping
4hr hike to the Jampa Pass
lunch at Wanuhuanu.
3hr descent to the Finaya camp – dinner and camping
hike to Paso Palomani (5200masl) – photographs
lunch at Ausangate Cocha
hike through Ausangate Pass (4,800masl) to Pukacocha
Pukacocha camp – dinner and camping
breakfast and sunrise over Rainbow Mountain
3hr ascent of Rainbow Mountain
hike to bus station and transport to Cusipata
lunch at Cusipata
transfer to Cusco
Feel free to ask, if there’re any doubts:
These can be arranged at an extra-cost:
Gratuities not included.