Ausangate & Rainbow Mountain to Machu Picchu

The Ausangate Trekking experience offers adventurers a thrilling exploration of Peru’s high Andes, centered around the sacred Ausangate mountain. This multi-day trek typically spans about 5 days and takes hikers through some of the most spectacular and remote landscapes in the Cusco region. The journey includes challenging ascents over high-altitude passes, encounters with glacial lakes reflecting the surrounding peaks, and interactions with local Quechua-speaking communities who maintain their traditional way of life.

The Ausangate trek is renowned not only for its natural beauty but also for the cultural immersion it provides. Trekkers have the opportunity to witness ancient customs, such as the intricate weaving of textiles by local artisans, and to learn about traditional Andean beliefs tied to the awe-inspiring Ausangate mountain. The trek is physically demanding, rewarding those who undertake it with unparalleled vistas and a profound connection to both the natural environment and the rich cultural heritage of the Peruvian Andes.