Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days

Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days

Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days
Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days /3n, a hike surrounding Ausangate the snow-clad-mountain, overview the Vilcanota Mountain range and visiting Vinicunca, the colorful mountain you where you end up doing two dramatic sceneries in a 4 days trek. Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days , will satisfy the most demanding and will get unforgettable memories as sumptuous panoramas of high mountain, formidable glaciers and crystalline rivers, turquoise lakes, peaceful pastoral scenes of the herds of spangled and alpacas kept on by Andeans with multi-coloured clothing. Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days  is a new route, All this time was there but went unnoticed, a true adventure through a nature preserved and wild, where the only meeting which you make will be, typical camelids (Vicugna, Lhamas, andean squirrels) a several color lagoons, and small communities of Quechua-speaking Inca descendants that exploit the vast wide ones of Altiplano. The Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days route achieves a circuit of scale, passing by collars located between 4710 and 5200 meters on the PALOMANI pass, then turn over to the small hamlet Qesiuno and finally Cusco.

Country: Peru
Location: Quispicanchi/, Canchis, Cusco, Perú
Type of trip:
Adventure, Nature, Culture
Travel Style: trekking, camping, local communities, highest mountains, shepherd’s paths.
Atractives:

  • Vinicunca The rainbow Mountain.
  • Ausangate (The Andean Worldview´s most important Sacred Mountain)
  • Quechua-speaking Inca descendants
  • Camping over the moonlight

Duration of experience: 4 days and 3 nights

DAY 1. CUSCO/QUIMSACOCHA/APACHETA

This early morning our minivan drive us Cuzco (3326M,10912,07Ft), Upis  (4400M,14435,7Ft), relax, acclimatize to the higher altitude for a while, a 6 hours hike takes us across Quimsacocha (4797M,15738,19Gt), we hike through an variety The Ausangate region is incredibly colorful as its four lagoons YANACOCHA, VINOCOCHA, HUCHUYPUCACOCHA, HATUNPUCACOCHA, then Apacheta (4756m,15603,67Ft) area where we arrive for a camping and overnight, this is the longest day, almost 1000m climb!  looks too difficult, but worth it!.

  • SNACKS, LUNCH & DINNER
  • ACCOM: CAMPING (WITH BASIC FACILITIES)- 01

DAY 2. K’AYRAWIRE/RAINBOW MOUNTAIN/ALQATARWI

After breakfast, our trip bring us more surprises, we will meet native communities of Quechua-speaking Inca descendants that exploit the vast wide ones of Altiplano, snowcapped mountains, shepherds path, alpacas and maybe the andean condor then to the magical landscape of Vinicunca.  2 hours more hike  takes us toward Alqatarwi,  where we camped and overnight.

  • BREAKFAST. LUNCH & DINNER
  • ACCOM: CAMPING (WITH BASIC FACILITIES)- 01

DAY 3. ALQATARWI/PUCAPUNTA(RED FACES)

This day after variety of colorful lagoons and dramma scenery, A long, steady climb with plenty of rest stops we take the trail to another mountain pass, dropping down, by Puca punta Continue as far as we can towards the red sandstone or the red three faces, mars land, (Whatever you want to call it), sediment formations, such a wonderful experience, return, camped and overnight

  • BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER
  • ACCOM: CAMPING (WITH BASIC FACILITIES)- 01

DAY 4. OSQOLLOÑAN (CAT WATERFALL)/CUSCO

Here we will see vicuñas and maybe the famous andean condor, to shorten the climb this is a relatively short day and eventually encounter the waterfall of OSQOLLOÑAN, (CAT WATERFALL) We ended up having a marvelous time and arrive to Cusco.

  • BREAKFAST & LUNCH

FIXED DEPARTURES AVAILABLE

FIXED DEPARTURES DATES ON: Mondays, Wednesday and Saturday
MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED 4 PERSON.– Please consult our fixed departures available prior to booking. (we guarantee a group rate for min 4 ppl group.)

IF YOU ARE A GROUP OF 4 PERSON and your interested departure date is not indicated in our departures page then you can choose your departure date on: Mondays, Wednesday and Saturday.

IF YOUR INTERESTED departure date is not listed in our page we can open a new group departures and we will try to get 2 more person to validate a group rate. (WE RECOMMEND TO BOOK in advance so we will have the chance to build up a small group and the price will be a group rate.) If we don´t find other interested people we won´t cancel your trip though it will be offered in a private trip with an additional fee. (There are an extra fee for trips with only 2 participants and this trips is operated as a private tour with a private transportation).

VINICUNCA DIFICULTE LEVEL
Note that everyone’s perception of “difficult” or “easy” is relative! ANDES PATH PERU had people complete a trek and say it was easy, while another persons on the very same trek found it to be one of the most challenging (yet rewarding) physical feats they’d ever accomplished. There are many factors that influence your perception, including your overall fitness level and your attitude about traveling and camping in a foreign country. The elevations at which our treks take place add a layer of difficulty in and of themselves.

VINICUNCA ALTITUDE & ACCLIMATIZATION
The Altitude in this region affects different people in different ways, but common symptoms of altitude sickness include headache, nausea, loss of appetite, trouble with sleep, and lack of energy. To help prevent altitude sickness, we recommend you always remain well hydrated, gradually expose yourself to higher elevations, exercise moderately until altitude acclimatized, and get plenty of rest. Most importantly, we suggest that you arrive in Cusco at least 2 to 3 days prior, Because altitude issues are intricately tied to dehydration, once in Cusco you should increase your fluid intake as MUÑA tea (tastes like mint) or Coca tea, makes you feel better, limit alcoholic beverages, caffeine, and aspirin, which tend to dehydrate your system

ABOUT THE PAYMENT
In order to guarantee your reservation we need to receive via www.andespathperu.com “paypal” system, the 40% deposit of the total amount of your tour. The full balance will be due in cash upon arrival to Cusco.

Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days Included:
  • Services of expert guides in high mountain trek.
  • Private transport round trip
  • Accommodation: camping in tent
  • 2 Breakfast 1 dinner 2 lunches & snack
  • Waterproof bags
  • First aid kit and oxygen

Ausangate + Rainbow Mountain 4days Does Not Included:

  • Flights to and from Peru / Cusco, or any kind of transport before or after completion of the program.
  • Tipping staff

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU PERSONAL

  • Long sleeved shirts
  • Walking pants
  • Polar or thermal clothing
  • Sweater and Warm jacket
  • Thermal sleeping clothes.
  • Hiking boots
  • Waterproof pants and jacket
  • Cotton pants.
  • Wool gloves
  • Scarf
  • Wool socks for sleeping
  • Hat or cap for the sun

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Sleeping Bag (If you don’t have one, please ask for assistance)
  • Water bottle for the first day until lunch time
  • Water tablets (Micropur)
  • Memory Cards
  • Toiletries and first aid.
  • Binoculars
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • lip balm
  • Hiking poles
  • Flashlight
  • Pocket knife
  • Bottle or canteen
  • Plastic bag to keep the battery, dirty or wet clothes
  • Small backpack

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Ausangate+Rainbow Mountain 4days
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