Reach the sky with your hands | Trek to Ausangate

Reach the sky with your hands | Trek to Ausangate

From all the outstanding destinies there are on the Andes mountains, Ausangate is one you won’t forget. Unbelievable views, beautiful crystal lagoons, and perfect nature define the trek to Ausangate.

The fifth highest mountain of Peru awaits, are you ready for the traditional Ausangate 4 days’ trek? This is why will fall in love with the Ausangate mountain.

The beautiful Andean mountain range

These mountains reach 20.000 feet high, and presume majestic white ridges full of snow to enjoy the landscape. Blended with green plains, perfect to have a picnic while feeling the soft breeze. In Ausangate you breathe freedom from the purest natural air.

Ausangate 4 days paso Arapa

Ausangate 4 days paso Arapa- route to Vinicunca rainbow mountain

Why in the Ausangate trek you see a mountain called the rainbow mountain?

In the Ausangate to Vinicunca trek you will visualize a mountain with seven different colors! This miracle was created by the erosion phenomenon naturally during hundreds of years, it’s a god’s masterpiece on earth.

This is a multi-facet experience, you will experience stunning stony hikes, nice natural grass, and icy climbs! Not to mention the cute llama packages all around the place completing the ecosystem by eating the grass.

And you? Would you like to have a llama eating from your hand? Go for your Ausangate trek now!

How’s the Ausangate trek?

Trekking through the Ausangate mountain will make you tired, but the views will pay the difficulties. This trip is an eye-opening experience, looking at the marvels of the Ausangate to Vinicunca and Cusco is one of the best experiences.

This is an overall of your whole trip, which takes five days, the trek is separated by days:

  1. You’ll go from the southern part of Cusco to Puerto Maldonado. Here is where the trip will start. You will rapidly climb 3000 meters over the sea level up to TInke. You will be accompanied by a magic landscape.
  2. Here the stony and snowy range of mountains will start, you are already on foot. You’ll see the beautiful “vizcachas” an animal similar to the rabbit, don’t worry they won’t bite you. You will end the journey in Ausangate Qocha, a local town.
  3. On the third day, you’ll be wasted, but the beautiful animals and landscapes will still be with you. Here you will see the green beauty of the trek to Ausangate.
  4. This is the last day of the trip, technically, in which you will see the beautiful Vinicunca rainbow mountain from the viewpoint we will have an incredible view of the mountain itself and the stunning Ausagante glacier then back to Cusco
  5. having experienced an amazing trek to the Ausangate mountain! You can continue your adventure to Machu Picchu!

The History of the Ausangate 4 days’ trek

Are you still not convinced to come to the Ausangate trip? You should know this is a sacred route. The trek is made to honor the Apu Ausangate deity, as the mountain is considered so by the locals.

Vaccines to travel to Peru what is recommended and what is mandatory?

Vaccines to travel to Peru what is recommended and what is mandatory?

Are you planning a trip to Peru? Find out what vaccines you can use, learn about the health situation and stay updated on the recommended prophylaxis.
Machu Picchu and the city of Cuzco are just some of the wonderful attractions that Peru offers to those who decide to venture through its unlimited peaks, its historic sanctuaries, and the ruins of the Inca civilization. While organizing your trip, do not forget to plan the necessary vaccinations to leave with the deserved peace of mind!

Health risks for those traveling to Peru

Peru is a tropical country and, as such, is subject to possible infections and viral diseases, mainly yellow fever, and malaria.
Therefore, it is advisable to stay updated: On the internet, there is information on tourist service pages. In the section dedicated to the Andean country, you will find a document related to the diseases present in Peru, with which you can find out about possible health risks.

Vaccines for those who travel to Peru

Although there are no mandatory vaccines, all travelers older than 9 months are recommended to perform prophylaxis for yellow fever, especially if the trip plans to stop in some areas located more than 2,300 meters above sea level, such as Amazon, Loreto, San Martin, and Ucayali. Always according to your doctor, it is also advisable to vaccinate hepatitis A and B.

Health conditions in Peru

Sanitary conditions in Peru are different from those in countries in North America or Europe, so it is important to take precautions to avoid not only infection but also simple intestinal disorders that can undermine the serenity of your trip.
Therefore, remember to drink only mineral or boiled water, and avoid eating raw fish and vegetables unless they are packed.

Hospital facilities and the Peruvian medical service.

Peruvian public health, despite being free, unfortunately, does not always reach European standards. There are also numerous private facilities, which however are very expensive and are not covered by the national health service.
To avoid incurring large costs in case of need for medical attention, it is recommended to enroll in a health policy that guarantees, in addition to the coverage of expenses, any repatriation or emergency transfer.
Having good health coverage will allow you to enjoy your trip with peace of mind: find the right AIG travel insurance for you and your vacation style.

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Reach the sky with your hands | Trek to Ausangate

Reach the sky with your hands | Trek to Ausangate

From all the outstanding destinies there are on the Andes mountains, Ausangate is one you won’t forget. Unbelievable views, beautiful crystal lagoons, and perfect nature define the trek to Ausangate. The fifth highest mountain of Peru awaits, are you ready for the...

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Treks and routes to get to Machu Picchu

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Things To Do While You Are In Cusco Peru

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Winding Stone Pathways & Green Hills 3 Reasons to Trek to Machu Picchu from the Inca Trail

Winding Stone Pathways & Green Hills 3 Reasons to Trek to Machu Picchu from the Inca Trail

Built in the 15th century, Machu Picchu is the hottest tourist destination for adventure lovers worldwide. From its high altitude skimming mountain peaks to challenging trek trails, Machu Picchu is the best destination for those looking to push themselves to the limit.

Got your hiking gear ready for a thrill-seeking adventure to Machu Picchu? Here’s why you should opt for the Inca Trail!

Access Unique Ruins on the Way to Machu Picchu

Trekking to Machu Picchu via the Inca Trail will give you the chance to explore ruins unique to this route. From the high town of Llactapata to Runkurakay and Sayacmarca, the Inca Trail is home to a lot of archaeological wonders.

If you want to travel through the pages of 16th century history, stop by the ruins in Llactapata. The 16th century-styled houses and terraces will leave you in awe!

You can also rest for a while at the circular-shaped Runkurakay ruins. This site also hosts the path which served as a trade route in ancient times. Over the course of your journey, you’ll get to visit the seat of the sacred village of the Inca civilization, the Sayacmarca.

Finally, you’ll reach the last leg of your tour with the Inti Punku. Also known as the “Sun Gate,” this site will offer you panoramic views of the citadel. In short, opt for the Inca Trail to truly get an immersive experience of Machu Picchu.

Experience the Beauty of Andes Mountains First Hand

One of the longest running mountain ranges, the Andes Mountains divide the continent of South America into two. No wonder it’s often touted as one of the most spectacular tourist destinations worldwide!

If you want to visit the breathtaking Machu Picchu, but are short on time or traveling with family, opt for the 2-day Inca Trail through the Andean Mountains. Starting in the City of Cusco, this 2-day tour will take you to the Wiñay Wayna and eventually the Sun Gate.

The best part about this trail is that you’ll get a first-hand experience of the immense biodiversity of this place without exerting yourself too much.  So make sure you bring a camera along. The curvy pathways and bamboo trees will make you want to capture the beauty forever in a photograph!

Machu Picchu One Day Tour

Get an Immersive, One-of-a-Kind History Lesson

If you’re trekking to Machu Picchu through the Inca route, you’ll get a first-hand experience to learn about the history of the Inca civilization. Built in the 12th century, the Inca Empire was one of the largest and most glorious empires in pre-Colombian America.

As you walk down the path of history, your tour guide will be able to provide you with a detailed account of the region and its people. This way, you’ll be able to put pictures to the story.

In short, from its impressive ruins, stone structures to temples, this route will let you catch a glimpse into the Inca civilization’s prestige and ingeniousness. So take the time to visit all these landmarks to catch the Incan history at its finest!

If you’re looking to trek to Machu Picchu through the Inca Trail, get in touch with Andean Soul Adventure. Based in Cusco, Peru we’re a travel company and tour operator with years of expertise in the tourism industry.

Whether you’re looking for a two-day tour of the Inca Trail or trek to Machu Picchu via Inca Quarry, our personalized tour packages have got you covered!

For more details about our Inca Quarry trek tours, call us at +51-993-633-588!

Things To Do While You Are In Cusco Peru

Things To Do While You Are In Cusco Peru

Here are some things you should do while visiting Cusco:

Things To Do While You Are In Cusco Peru

explore incredible places while you are in Cusco with local Peruvian company Andean Soul Adventure

after your adventure, you ended up with tired muscles! we recommend you visiting Relaxing time massage where they will restore your body with manual therapy. 

 

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