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  • Group size: 2-10
  • Tour Type: Hiking / Adventure
  • Max. Elevation: 12 km/ 7.5 miles

Ausangate & Sibinacocha trek 6D 5N

$900

Ausangate &  Sibinacocha trek 6 day 5 night.

This alternative amazing hike on the Ausangate Sibinacocha trek it is without doubts one of the most beautiful hiking trails in Peru, this trek is completely different from the others, due to the dramtical bunch of mountains full of lagoons of diferent colors, llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and being in conection with typical and folklorical andean lifestyle.

Day 1: Cusco-Tinki-Pacchanta

  • Walk distance : 12 km/ 7.45645 miles
  • Altitude: of the campsite 3950m / 12959.32 ft
  • Weather : Sunny – Windy – dry and cold at night
  • Meals : Breakfast – Lunch – happy hour – Dinner – Snacks

We pick you at 5.00 am from your hotel and we drive our van for three and a half hours to Tinki village at 3700 meters above sea level where we going to have breakfast and join with our porters, muleteer, horses and chef. Following we will start our ausangate trek, we hike 3 hours uphill along a grassland landscape and a couple of snowy mountains in order to get our first lunch spot. After our delicious and nutritious buffet lunch and digest time we begin hiking 3 hours to reach our first campsite, along the way we will be able to see andean farmers working on their potatoe crops and also llamas and alpacas. Finally by 5.00 pm we arrive to our bade area, upon our arrival our tents will be already pitched by our porters. Before dinner we will enjoy a pretty relaxing natural hot springs in the community of Pacchanta under a starry sky.

Day 2: Pacchanta-Ccampa pass- Ausangate basecamp

  • Walk distance: 16 km
  • Altitude of the campsite: 4100m / 13451.44 ft
  • Weather : Sunny – Windy – dry and cold at night

We will wake you up at 5 am and after breakfast, we start hiking on a gentle uphill for 4 hours in order to get our lunch spot, along the way we will have a lot of breathtaking views of the snow capped mountains and pretty laggons, one of those lagoons is completely green and very well respected by the andean villagers of that area. Our lunch spot will be by 1 pm at a spot full of snowy mountains and a red hill, after enjoying our buffet lunch and digest time we will hike one and a half hours in order to get the Qampa pass at 5500 meters where we going to do a small andean ritual to greet the andean divinities along this last uphill we will enjoy amazing views of 5 glacier peaks and also llamas, alpacas and condors. Then we hike two more hours downhill to reach our campsite at the skirts of ausangate trek.

Day 3: Ausangate camp – Wayracmachay lake – Yanamayo

  • Walk distance: 15 km. / 9.32057 m
  • Altitude of the campsite: 4.000 m / 13123.36ft
  • Weather : Sunny – Wendy – dry and cold at night
  • Meals: Breakfast- lunch- happy hour- dinner,-snacks

camp After tasting a very delicious breakfast we will leave the campsite with a spectacular view of the valley, stream and some cascades. We are also able to observe amazing mountains and some nice bunch of small turquoise lagoons and andean birds such as the Andean geese, Andean gull and some types of ducks. After hiking around five hours we arrive to Pampacawa an amazing panoramic viewpoint also it is the place where we will enjoy our buffet lunch prepared by our expert hiking chef. Then we hike three more hours into a valley along a nice bunch of colorful mountains and glaciers, also we will observe how the farmers take their herds of llamas, alpacas and sheeps back to their houses, upon our arrival to our campsite, get ready to relax, have popcorn, hot chocolate and dinner.

Day 4: Yanamayo camp-Condorpass- Sibinacchocha laggon

Today it is being one of our hardest days as we will hike uphill for three hours in order to reach the Cordor pass at 5400 meters, along the way we will be able to see herds of llamas, alpacas and vicuñas grazing all over the mountains, upon our arrival to the mountain pass we will be provided by hot coca tea and a sandwich to enjoy in a better way our majestic view of the snowy peaks around. Then we will hike for two hours downhill to our lunch spot which is located close to a cascade and a pretty laggon. After tasting our yummy buffet lunch and 30 minutes of digestion we will continue hiking two more hours towards our breathtaking campsite, upon our arrival everything will be already set up, let’s rest, have happy hour and dinner.

Day 5 : Sibinacchocha lagoon -Vicuña Pass-Ccasccara-lagoon

  • Walk distance: 12 km / 7.45645miles
  • Altitude of the campsite: 5000 m / 16404.2 ft
  • Weather: Sunny – Wendy – dry and cold at night
  • Meals: Breakfast- lunch- happy hour- dinner,-snacks

We will wake you up at 6 am to you be able to appreciate the most fascinating sunrise se have in the andes over the biggest lake of cusco region, also we will tasta a picnic breakfast just right at the lake, following we will hike for around two hours on the shore of the lake observing and recognizing the birds in it. Then we will hike two more hours uphill to the vicuña pass at 5350 meters, the views over here are just magical but also it is pretty windy. Following we will hike one hour downhill in order to get our lunch spot at a beautiful stream. After tasting our buffet lunch and digest time we hike one more dowhill into a scenic valley sorrounded by snowy mountians and popatoe crops, upon our arrival we may coordinate with our tour leader and the locals in the area to go fishing on the sibinacocha trek laggon, let’s taste at night some fresh rainbow trouts.

Day 6 : Ccasccara-lagoon-Pinaya village-sicuani-cusco

  • Walking distance : 9 km / 5.59234 miles
  • Campsite elevation : 4700m / 15419.95 ft
  • Weather : Sunny – Wendy – dry and cold at night
  • Meals: Breakfast- lunch- happy hour- dinner,-snacks

This day it is being memorable, due we going to visit humble rustic mud brick and stone houses of the farmers and see how they raise their alpacas, llamas, sheep and also guinea pigs inside the kitchen, as today we will see the lifestyle of these people we also may help them buying some memories such as wool hat, scarf,mantles,socks,etc. That they elaborate with by hand and using organic dyes that comes from the plants. After visiting the families we will hike 4 hours downhill to reach Phinaya village, once we arrive here we have a small ceremony to thanks our porters and chef. We drive a car back to Cusco for six and half hours to cusco where we arrive at 8 pm.

Professional english speaker Guides: all our super leaders grewp up in cusco region and studied tourism for five years at cusco’s university, they are friendly, funny charming, knowledgeable, professional and will care your safety into our treks

Permits: As soon as we get your details and deposit, we will purchase your permits.

Briefing: The night before your trek departs, you will come to our office for your briefing. You will recieve your duffel bag that will stay with our porters, while you hike. This duffel bag should not exceed 7kg/14 lbs and does need to include your sleeping bag and air mattress.

Porters: We include a personal porter, who is responsible for carrying your duffel bag. There is no additional cost for this. You will not have access to your duffel bag until our evening basecamp.

Transportation: we going to have transportation included in this trek. You will be picked up directly from your hotel around 4:30 a.m. and be driven to the beginning of our trek, Upis Bajo (3,900 meters).

Equipment: Incas path has the best equipment. We use Eureka Timberline 4 tents that are shared by only two people. You will have a large dining tent to enjoy your meals in.

Food: Our expert hiking chefs cook delicious meals that many previous trekkers have loved. We honor all food restrictions, so be sure to add any that you have on your booking form and let your guide know at your briefing. Food is typically all served as buffet. We will enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day, tea time and snacks. A snack will be provided each morning for you to enjoy through the hike. Your last meal with your expert chef will be after lunch on day four.

Water: starting from your first lunch until your last breakfast, Incas path will supply ad much water as needed. The water we provide is boiled, filtered, and then cooled before distributing.

You must bring your water bottles or camelback. We recommend carrying about 3 Liters worth a day. You will be able to refill your water at each meal.

First Aid: Every Incas Path guide has got training in first aid from a clinic and firemen. We elaborate mandatory training sessions every February, which every single Incas Path tour leader must attend. Your tour leader is going to have always a first-aid kit for basic medical problems (traveler’s diarrhea, cuts, scrapes,cramp etc.) and oxygen.

Extras: We thing it´s the care to small details that separates us from other trek companies. Every trekker receives a small pillow to sleep with, a foam mattress for insulation, and a rain poncho. We going to work hard to create your best holiday

Rentals: Every trekker needs a sleeping bag when camping. Inflatable air mattresses and trekking poles (with rubber tips) are optional but necesary. If you don’t want to bring any of the above, they are all available for rent:

  • Sleeping Bag: $35
  • Inflatable Air Mattress: $30
  • Trekking poles Sticks (Pair): $30

Passport Valid,

STUDENT CARD (if you booked as a student)

Immigration Card (given on the plane as you enter Peru)

Good daypack (the smaller, the better)

Water storage: Water reservoir like Camelbaks are encouraged – but enough for at least 2-3 liters.

Comfortable hiking boots (lightweight with good soles)

For Your Duffel: Our porters will carry up to 7 kg of your personal items. This must include your sleeping bag and air matt (if you bring/rent one). From us these two items weigh 3.5 kg.

4-5 wicking t-shirts

1-2 hiking pants

4 sets of undergarments.

4 sets of hiking socks

1 Fleece 1 Warm,

down jacket: gets very cold at night

1 Rain jacket and pants

1 sun hat

1 wool hat

Headlamp: essential

Waterproof gloves (even if they are ski gloves, take them)

Comfortable shoes for camp

Hiking boots

Quickdry towel. We provide small ones, you might enjoy something a little larger.

Battery Charger: There is no place to plug in while trekking!

Large plastic bags: to help organize and keep clean from dirty.

Sleeping bag: Recommend down bags for -10C at least

Earplugs

Toiletries

Sunscreen

Face moisturizer

Bug spray

Handsanitizer

Wet wipes

Toothbrush and paste

Toiletpaper

Personal medication

First aid kit: band aids, moleskin, etc.

Inside Your Daypacks:

Daypacks can be any size for hiking, but we always recommend the smaller, the better. Inside Machu Picchu, no bag larger than 25 litters will be allowed in. If larger, you will need to store outside in the Machupicchu check point. Some items are listed above and can be a personal choice if you want in daypack or duffel.

  • Sunhat
  • Rain gear
  • Fleece
  • Camera
  • Music (IPhone)
  • Handsanitizer
  • Toilet paper and small plastic bag for waste
  • Extra Money for Souvenirs, Drinks & Tips