9 DAYS & 8 NIGHTS
CUSCO – PACCHNATA
The time of departure of the Trek Ausangate Sivinacocha is 5 am. On the journey we will see some of the towns on the outskirts of Cusco, and get to see the Vilconota river as we exit Cusco. We pass the archeaological complex of Pikiyacta, where the Wari culture developed, and see towns such as Andahuaylillas and Huaro that have maintained their colonial architecture.
In this region of diverse population you can see part of the Vilconota mountain range and the snow capped peaks of Ausangate as far as the Jampa pass, which dominate the landscape of Ocongate. After this traverse we arrive at the town of Tinki, which is the starting point for our hike to small diverse communities in the beautiful landscape of the high Andean plateaus. We will camp in Upis. An optional activity is enjoying the thermal baths.
PACCHANTA – JAMPA
Very early after breakfast we start hiking. On route we will be able to view the snow capped peaks of Jampa, Kolle Cruz, Salkantay and some small mountain, lakes and herds of Llamas and Alpacas.
JAMPA – HACIENDA KILLITA (KILLITA FARM)
The hike is on a semi-plane in which we can appreciate typical farmhouses, llamas and alpacas in teñir natural pasture grounds as well as some mountain lakes.
HACIENDA KILLITA – SIVINACOCHA
Different from other days. On this day we ascend the to the snow capped pass of the Condor with an altitude of approximately 5,396 metres above sea level. Later in the day we hike over the semi-plane until we reach our campsite. This day is very beautiful. We will also see Vicuñas, a protected cameloid species, and see the biggest mountain lake on this trip (Sivinacocha).
SIVINACOCHA – HACIENDA OQUEMARCA (OQUEMARCA FARM)
We start hiking in the direction of the Hacienda Oquemarca. We walk in the surroundings of the Lake for almost half a day, and later descend a little to reach our campsite.
HACIENDA OQUEMARCA (OQUEMARCA FARM) – HUILUYO
After breakfast we hike through on a semi flat route where we will see sparse vegetation and some small communtities.
HUILUYO – JUCHUY LLUCLLUD
We descend through cultivated Inka terraces (3,950 metres above sea level) where will see the local inhabitants doing teñir daily farmwork. In the Sunday market we may get to see local people bartering for products (trueque in Quechua).
JUCHUY LLUCLLUD – PITUMARCA
We continue to hike along the semi plane to reach the first Andean communities, where we will enjoy a “pachamanca” dish (food cooked in the earth), typical of this region.
PITUMARCA – CUSCO
After breakfast we board our transport for Cusco. On our journey we pass through various Andean villages before entering the city of Cusco.
SERVICES FOR THE TREK AUSANGATE SIVINACOCHA INCLUDES
- An Expert Guide with expert knowledge of the area and its customs.
- Assistant guide depending on the numbers of passengers greater than 8 passengers
- Warm meals during the trip. Meal schedule is as follows:
- Breakfast, snack, lunch, tea, dinner
- Personal tents. (with double floor)
- Bath tent
- Kitchen tent
- Water boiled after the second day
- Dining tent
- Cooks and kitchen personnel
- Private bus to Tinki
- Private bus Pitumarca to Cusco
- Packhorses (to carry the tents, food and cooking equipment)
- Entrance ticket to trek Ausangate
- Packhorses for your personal equipment personal
- Riding horses
- First-aid kit
- Duffel bag
- Radio communications
- Satellite Phone
- Mattress air thermarest
THE TREK AUSANGATE SIVINACOCHA DOESN`T INCLUDES
- Sleeping bag
- Dinner 9th day
- Lunch on the 9th day
PRIVATE SERVICE FOR THE TREK AUSANGATE SIVINACOCHA
- Any day of the week
WE CAN RENT
- Hire walking sticks for US $2.50 per day.
- Goose down sleeping bag (good up to 18 degrees below zero) for US $5 per day.
- To Juan Angel Escriba Casavilca
- D.N.I. 09414084
- Place – Cusco – Peru.
- It is the best option for both sides
PERU CREDIT BANK
- Account Number: 285-2072340-1-23
- To: CAMPING TOURS E.I.R.L.
- Cusco Agency.
- 8% more
- The account is in the name of the company
- 7% more if you pay with paypal
WE RECOMMEND TO TAKE
- Sleeping bag
- Rain Coat (plastic)
- Thick Jumper
- Coat (parka)
- Cream protector against the sun
- Cap or hat
- Glasses for the sun
- You bounce or slipper for walk
- T Shirts
- Wool stockings or sport
- Canteen or bottle of water
- Photographic camera
- Personal medications suggested by their doctor.
- Moderate – Difficult
HIKING SEASON FOR THE TREK AUSANGATE SIVINACOCHA
- From March to November
- The months of December, January, February are not recommended because it is the wet season
NOTE.- This part of trek is different from the other Treks. Hikers should have spent at least 2 to 3 days acclimatizing to the higher altitudes in the Cusco region prior to embarking on this trek.