7 Lakes of Ausangate Full Day Tourfrom
The 7 lagoons in the Ausangate mountain vary in their unique color tones.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Small Group
The capital of the Incas offers its visitors beautiful archaeological sites from the Inca age, such as Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Pisaq, etc. However, much of the popularity that the department of Cusco has as “main tourist destination of Peru” is for its impressive natural attractions.
The 7 lagoons in the Ausangate mountain vary in their characteristics, making their greatest attractions their unique color tones that show their waters and captivating landscapes.
If you think this is too little, this important fact will help you decide. The tour also offers travelers to bathe in its warm thermal waters have healing properties for its high concentration of minerals emanating from the underground.
- Bilingual experienced Guide
- Private transportation Cusco – Tinki – Pacchanta- Cusco
- First aid kit
- Buffet Breakfast
- Buffet Lunch
- Emergency oxygen bottle
- Walking sticks
- Entrance to the Park S/. 10.00 Soles and Thermal Waters S/. 5.00 Soles
- Extra money
CUSCO- TINKI (3950 M.) – PACCHANTA (4200 M.) – LAGUNAS (4850 M.) – CUSCO
Early, our private transportation will pick you up at your hotel between 4:00 and 4:30 a.m. To begin our adventure to the southeast of the city of Cusco.
We will visit Tinki, a small and friendly town where we will rest for a few minutes then will continue the bus ride for 45 minutes to Pacchanta, a community of beautiful landscapes. The journey from the city of Cusco at this point is approximately 3 hours.
In Pacchanta we will have breakfast to increase the energy and we will be ready to begin the walk, in the company of the guide you will know the geographic history of the lagoons that are near the mountains Ausangate and Qayangate (journey of 4 hours).
If you are lucky, you can see some Andean animals such as condors, wild cats, foxes, skunks, huallatas, partridges, deer or vizcachas near the road. Before arriving at Vinicunca (10 minutes away) there is a detour that leads to the viewpoint of the Red Valley, a unique destination covered by a reddish mantle where travelers usually take photographs or videos.
The lagoons are Azulcocha, Otorongo, Pucacocha 1, Pucacocha 2, Yanacocha, Alqacocha, and Q’omercocham. During the tour you will appreciate a variety of birds, alpacas, llamas, vizcachas and if you are lucky a Condor.
Concluding the long walk, you will return to the community of Pacchanta to enjoy a gratifying and delicious lunch prepared with Andean ingredients.
Then you can relax in the hot springs that the community offers to visitors, and it is recommended to do it to relieve the contraction of tense muscles.
Completing our trip we will return to the city of Cusco and will leave our adventurers in their hotels or near the main square.
- Appropriate clothing for the trip (hat, rain poncho (rainy season), sneakers)
Sunblocker, mosquito repellent, lipstick
Bottle of water
If you take any medication, bring it with you on your trip
Camera, external battery, sd memory
Additional national currency (soles)