WHY THIS TRIP
Ausangate is the magnificent snowy mountain seen from the Inca capital of Cusco. It is the largest mountain in the Cusco region at 6,372 meters and it is still worshiped by the locals and the “Apu” god that resides at its summit.
The Ausangate Trekking trip is a relaxed five-day trek around this awesome massif, taking you over several 5,000-meter-high passes, through llama grazing plains, ancient Inca villages, past red, blue and green lakes and remote campsites with spectacular views. The trek is mule supported so all the comforts of home can be taken, leaving you unburdened to fully enjoy the hike. Visits to hotsprings, friendly locals and amazing mountain views make this trek one of the great mountain circuit treks available.
LOCAL OPERATOR: AMAZONAS EXPLORER
For more than three decades Amazonas Explorer has led high-quality trips and alternative adventures throughout South America. Based in Cusco, its professionally trained guides, cooks and support crew bring their passion and skills to the travelers they serve and, in turn, build rewarding careers for themselves. This talented staff of local experts is focused on providing you with safe and comfortable adventures, all centered on making your holiday as memorable as possible.