Tour Details

Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n Embark on an exhilarating 3-day/2-night adventure into the heart of the Andean landscapes, where breathtaking vistas and the mesmerizing Ausangate Rainbow Mountain await. This trek promises an unforgettable journey through some of nature’s most spectacular wonders, leaving you awe-inspired at every step.The journey begins as you set foot in the picturesque Andean region, surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks and lush valleys. The air is crisp and pure, invigorating your spirit as you take your first steps into this wondrous terrain. The trekking trails meander through traditional Andean villages, where you’ll encounter friendly locals, whose warm smiles and colorful culture will enrich your experience.As you ascend higher, the landscape transforms, revealing the hidden treasures of the Andes. Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n Glacial streams cascade down the mountainside, their icy waters cutting through the rugged terrain. The sound of nature’s symphony accompanies you, harmonizing with the rhythmic crunch of your footsteps on the rocky path. The anticipation builds as you approach the highlight of the trek – the Ausangate Rainbow Mountain. A living testament to Mother Nature’s artistic prowess, this geological marvel boasts an explosion of colors that seem almost surreal. Layers of vibrant hues paint the mountainside, creating a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of reds, oranges, yellows, greens, and blues. It’s as if nature herself decided to showcase her palette of colors in this remote corner of the world. Reaching the summit, you’ll be rewarded with a panoramic view that defies description. Standing amidst the awe-inspiring beauty, you’ll feel a profound connection with the earth and a deep appreciation for the wonders that surround us. Every snapshot taken here will become a cherished memory, preserving the magic of this moment for a lifetime. As your trek comes to an end, you’ll carry the memories of this extraordinary journey in your heart forever. Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n The Andean landscapes have left an indelible mark on your soul, and the beauty of the Rainbow Mountain will forever occupy a special place in your dreams.This adventure has offered more than just stunning views and exhilarating trekking. It has gifted you with a sense of gratitude for the natural world and a newfound respect for the cultures that call this land their home. The Ausangate Rainbow Mountain trek is not just a physical journey; it’s a soul-stirring experience that will leave you with a profound sense of wonder and appreciation for the wonders of our planet. So lace up your boots, take a leap of faith, and let the Andean landscapes embrace you in their majestic embrace on this once-in-a-lifetime trekking expedition.
Departure:
Main Square, Old Town
Destination:
Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n

Tour Plan

Arrival Airport: Cusco – Transfer time to hotel 30min Departure Airport: Cusco– Transfer time to hotel 30min Our adventure begins in the morning on the first day and ends at end of the the last day. Travel Visa: Not required .

Destination

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Day 1: Cusco to Pacchanta Hot Springs to Ninaparayoq

Your adventure begins early in the morning with a scenic drive from Cusco to the quaint Andean village of Pacchanta. As you journey through the Peruvian highlands, you'll be captivated by the panoramic views of the Andes, characterized by their towering peaks and verdant valleys.

Upon arriving in Pacchanta, a welcoming community known for its traditional way of life, you'll have the opportunity to relax and acclimate in the village's famous hot springs. These natural thermal baths are the perfect way to soothe any pre-trek nerves and prepare your muscles for the days ahead.

After a rejuvenating soak, you'll set out on your trek towards Ninaparayoq. The trail ascends gradually, allowing you to acclimatize to the increasing altitude while taking in the breathtaking landscapes. Along the way, you'll pass through picturesque alpine meadows, dotted with wildflowers and grazing llamas. As you approach Ninaparayoq, the majestic Ausangate Mountain comes into view, its snow-capped peak gleaming in the sunlight.

Upon reaching your campsite at Ninaparayoq, you'll be greeted with a stunning panorama of the surrounding mountains. As night falls, the high-altitude setting provides an unparalleled stargazing experience. The clear Andean skies reveal a mesmerizing tapestry of stars, planets, and constellations, making for a truly magical evening.

 

Day 2: Ninaparayoq to Azulqocha

After a hearty breakfast, you'll break camp and continue your journey towards Azulqocha. This part of the trek takes you deeper into the rugged beauty of the Andes, with each step bringing new and awe-inspiring vistas. The trail meanders through serene valleys and ascends challenging passes, offering glimpses of the region's diverse flora and fauna.

As you trek, you'll encounter sparkling glacial streams and pristine lakes, reflecting the surrounding peaks like mirrors. The tranquility of the landscape is punctuated by the occasional sight of Andean wildlife, such as vicuñas and condors soaring high above.

Upon reaching Azulqocha, you'll set up camp by the serene blue lake that gives the area its name. The peaceful setting of Azulqocha provides the perfect backdrop for relaxation and reflection after a day of trekking. As the sun sets, painting the sky in hues of pink and orange, you'll be treated to another evening of spectacular stargazing. The clarity of the night sky at this altitude makes for an unforgettable celestial display.

 

Day 3: Azulqocha to Pacchanta to Cusco

The final day of your trek begins with a picturesque hike back towards Pacchanta. The descent offers a different perspective on the landscape, with the morning light casting a golden glow over the mountains and valleys. As you retrace your steps, you'll have the opportunity to reflect on the incredible journey and the natural wonders you've experienced.

Upon arrival in Pacchanta, you'll have time for a final dip in the hot springs, providing a soothing end to your trekking adventure. The thermal waters are a perfect remedy for any lingering soreness and a great way to celebrate the completion of your trek.

After relaxing in the hot springs, you'll enjoy a traditional Andean lunch before embarking on the drive back to Cusco. As you journey back, the memories of the stunning landscapes, the serene nights under the stars, and the camaraderie of the trek will linger, leaving you with a profound sense of accomplishment and connection to the majestic Andes.

This 3-day Ausangate Stargazer Trek offers an unforgettable blend of challenging trekking, breathtaking scenery, and tranquil stargazing, making it a perfect adventure for nature lovers

and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

What's Included

Accommodation

Professional guide

Meals

Transport

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Food and drinks

Optional Extras​

Group Size

1 – 8 Guests

Experience | Difficulty

Beginner, amateur, enthusiast and semi-pro photographers

DSLR, mirrorless, compact or iPhone cameras

Moderate schedule

Travel by car or minibus

Moderate elevation changes and lots of walking and hiking (none of our adventures have difficult hikes)

(non-photographers also welcome)

Includes

3 Days

Travel, landscape, nature, wildlife and people photography

Professional photographer | guide

Photo walks & discussions

Small group size (4-6 guests)

Camping

Breakfasts

All Meals

National Park Permits

Local transportation

Horses

Horsemans

Accommodations

Camping

Places You’ll See

Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n
Ausangate

What's Included

Optional Extras​

Group Size

1 – 8 Guests

Experience | Difficulty

  • Beginner, amateur, enthusiast and semi-pro photographers
  • DSLR, mirrorless, compact or iPhone cameras
  • Moderate schedule
  • Travel by car or minibus
  • Moderate elevation changes and lots of walking and hiking (none of our adventures have difficult hikes)
  • (non-photographers also welcome)

Weather | Sun

May – Temps 70/40 F 20/2 C Sunrise 5:24 | Sunset 7:23 (19:23)
September – Temps 75/42 F 24/5 C Sunrise 6:10 | Sunset 6:35 (18:35)

Includes

  • 3 Days
  • Travel, landscape, nature, wildlife and people photography
  • Professional photographer | guide
  • Photo walks & discussions
  • Small group size (4-6 guests)
  • Caping
  • Breakfasts
  • All Meals
  • National Park Permits
  • Local transportation

Travel Information

Arrival Airport: Cusco – Transfer time to hotel 30min
Departure Airport: Cusco– Transfer time to hotel 30min
Our adventure begins in the morning on the first day and ends at end of the the last day.
Travel Visa: Not required .

Accommodations

Casa andina or semilar

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Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n

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