DAY 1: CUSCO – OCONGATE – TINKI (3950 meters above sea level)
Our company, Machu Picchu Hike will come pick you up at 8:00 am to then head out to our hiking meeting point. On our way we will pass through typical colourful villages of the highest lands; Once we get to the town of Urcos you will have an amazing panoramic view, where you will be able to appreciate the whole cordillera of the Vilcanota River. Then we will get to the town of Tinki that is 3850 meters above sea level, from where we will start our hike. This day we will be doing a short hike so we can get used to the climate. We will stay at a nice little town over night.
DAY 2: UPIS – PACCHANTA – AUSANGATE (4450 meters above sea level)
After breakfast, we will continue our hike until we get to the opening of Q’ampa, where we will have the opportunity to the aprrecite the snowy peaks pf the Apu Ausangate, having a view to the whole valley. After our visit here is done, our hike continues until we get to the town of Pacchanta, where on the way you will be able to see the amazing scenery full of colourful lagoons, which the guide will be explaining along the way the reason for it, we will also see some rare andean birds flying around. This area is known as the natural reserve of huallatas, vizcachas and other wildlife animals in this place. After the hike we will get to our camping site to enjoy the hot springs that are around.
DAY 3: PACCHANTA – TINKI – CUSCO
After breakfast we will walk for approximately 3 hours through the typical andean landscape, to then arrive at the village of Tinqui, where we will hop on our transport that will take us back to the city of Cusco.
- High mountain professional guide (English, Spanish)
- Private transport
- Horses for the Ausangate route.
- Chair horses (in case of emergency)
- Tents and camping equipment
- Full meal during the trip (optional vegetarian food).
- Mineral water during the trip
- First aid kit
- Sleeping bag
- Kitchen tent
- Dining tent
- Walking sticks
- First breakfast
- Last lunch
WE RECOMMEND TO TAKE:
- Warm clothes for the nights,
- Lightweight walking apparel
- Trekking shoes
- Swimwear and sandals
- Camera or video camera (Optional)
- Caps or hats
- Pickups for height.
- Personal medicine cabinet in case of suffering some evil.
- Additional Snack