Ausangate Color Lagoons Day Trip – Minaparayoq Uturungococha

Humantay Lake Peru Day Trip


Ausangate Colour Lagoons Day Trip, this can be on horseback or on foot, an excursion from the city of Cusco, allowing our walkers to dive in the Ausangate glacier. It achieves a circuit of scale, passing through necklaces located between 4300 and 5100 meters.

The color of the lagoons is due to sedimentation, which is typical of the Ausangate mountain range. Ausangate Colour Lagoons Day Trip, is giving us more surprises, for the most demanding hikers and nature lovers on unknown routes, a walk parallel to the Cordillera Blanca.


  • First, After rise early.

The vehicle will pick us up and take us to Paqchanta, then start our hike to the four colored lagoons of Minaparayoq, Uturunguqocha, Q’omercocha and Yanaqocha (4680m, 15354,33Ft.). The four lagoons are located at the base of the picturesque Ausangante, one of the most impressive and magical places in the Cusco region.

  • After, Enjoying a wonderful and charming landscape.

We go down (2 hours on foot) towards the village of Paqchanta, where we find inhabitants descendants of Incas who speak Quechua, a spring of natural thermal waters, Andean camelids and a dramatic landscape.

  • Finally, After lunch.

We meet our vehicle that will take us back to Cusco, where we hope to arrive after sunset.


  • Ausangate Glacier and Vilcanota Mountain Range
  • four different colour lagoons (Turquoise, black, wine and green Color lagoons).
  • High Nature: fauna & flora.
  • Quechua-speaking Inca descendants
  • Picnic in Paqchanta
  • Ausangate sceneries.

Trip extensions. Rainbow Mountain Peru for 2 Days



We leave Cusco very early from your Accommodation, adjust to its altitude by exploring through the Native villages, We start 5:00  in a private vehicle driving toward Ocongate-Tinki (3850M/12631,23Ft) southern site of Cusco, arriving then to Paqchanta (4350/14271,65Ft) for our breakfast and start point of the hike, almost 2 hours hiking to four colour Lagoons as Minaparayoq, Uturungucocha, Yanacocha and Q’omercocha, 4730m/15518,37ft

Our guide provides you some recommendations to start the trek to four colour Lagoons

We start the hike to four Colour Lagoons  for approximately 2 hrs; surrounding a peaceful landscapes of Ausangate glacier  area and the amazing views of the  mountain range,  then we reach the four colour lagoons, we enjoy the beautiful Green, Wine, black and turquoise colours Lagoons, then 1 and a half hour  hiking on our way back to Paqchanta our lunch spot then our conboy return us to Cusco around 7:00 p.m; We drop you at your hotel.


The Rainbow Mountain Peru 1 Day Trip Includes:

  • Transfers from /to: hotel in Cusco
  • Expert Mountaineering tour guide
  • Cooker
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch & snacks
  • Private transportation round trip
  • Extra local Horses per person (in case of emergency you can continued on horses)
  • Horsemen
  • water
  • Spoken languages: Spanish, English, portugués
  • first Aid kit and oxygen balloon


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


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


  • Memory Cards
  • Toiletries and first aid.
  • Binoculars
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Hiking poles
  • Pocket knife
  • Bottle or canteen
  • Plastic bag to keep the battery, dirty or wet clothes
  • Small backpack

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