The mountain chain of the Ausangate is situated in the Cordillera Vilcanota in the department of Cusco. It is one of the most remote high Andean zones of Peru and offers a spectacular trekking circuit along snow-capped peaks, lagoons, ice caverns, and thermal waters. Furthermore, it represents a thousand-year-old culture. Ausangate is the ultimate trekking destination in the Cusco area. This beautiful snow-capped peak is one of the main features of the Cusco skyline but very few people actually ever see it up close. The area around Ausangate is full of natural beauty; with azure lakes and the majestic snow-capped peak ever present, trekking here is truly amazing.The 8day Ausangate trek really allows you to see a part of Peru few ever visit, this unforgettable trail is perfect for people who love to get away from it all. By booking the Ausangate Trek with Llamapath you are choosing the best. Don’t believe us? Check out our reviews on
Share the experience with Native Community
Great short hike through Singrenacocha & Ausangate Mountain: This trek takes us along the spectacular slopes of Ausangate Mountain, the highest peak in the Cusco Region. On the way we will see a number of communities where we will be able to observe the local way of life. We will also pass a number of lovely lakes on our way to the impressive Singrenacocha Lagoon.
Day 1 – Cusco / Auangate Community
Pick up from the Hotel at 7:00 am drive in our private transport to Ocongate (3900m/12795ft) situated southeast of Cusco. During the walk we will observe beautiful natural scenery when we are passing high Andean plateaus. The presence of mountains, lagoons and rivers makes it unimaginable scenery. Arriving in Ocongate , we will take a fresh walk of about 3 hours, during which we will enjoy the spectacular view on the Callangate Mountain that borders to our Community where we can stay overnight with the Local community.
Meals Included: lunch, Dinner
Day 2 – Auangate Community / Walking to
Breakfast; the sunrise over the Cordillera Vilcanota is very spectacular, with the scenery of glaciers, lagoons etc. around us. In spite of being high in the Andes, some flowers and plants knew to develop, such as the Andean Cactus. Also Camelids, Chinchillins, In the afternoon we can back to Cusco.