Ausangate Treks

If you want to combine the culture and natural beauty, this trek is perfect! Enjoy the most beautiful view of the snow-capped Salkantay (6264m/20551f), wich is the most important mountain of the mountain range of Vilcabamba, and the variety of the ecosystem. During the trek, you can feel time go back to Incas´ time and aware the spirits of mountains such as the Tucarhuay or the Humantay which peak is higher than 5000m (16404 feet).


  • Altitude: 3000 – 4220 m/9843 ft – 13845 ft
  • High season: March – December
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Level of difficulty: Medium to Difficult

Day 1: Cusco - Mollepata – Soraypampa – Humantay Lake - Cusco

We have to leave Cusco at 5:30am and head towards Mollepata (3000m/9843f),where we are going to stop for a few minutes and then continue to the camping spot of Soraypampa (3900m/12795f). In Soraypampa, surrounded by spectacular snow-capped mountains such as the Humantay (5217m/17116f) and the Salkantay (6264m/20551f). Later, we are going to discover the beautiful lake of Laguna de Humantay (3900m/12795ft) and if you are in a good conditions, you can go to Salkantay Pampa (4100m/13451) and have a magnify frontal view of Salkantay.

Climate: warm and cold
Transport time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Hiking time: 3-4 hours.


  • Private round trip transportation from your hotel to Soraypampa and back to Cusco.
  • Entrance fee
  • Meals during the excursion (Breakfast, lunch or box lunch /Optional vegetarian)
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English).
  • High quality camping equipment (Table and chairs).
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle.
  • Cook and cooking staff (Available only for private service)
We recommend to bring
  • Rain shelter for your backpack
  • Clothe for cold and warm climate. Can be a Waterproof jacket.
  • Trekking shoes. We recommended shoes that you have already used
  • Sandals or slippers (for showers)
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Syntheticc or woollen socks
  • Sweater
  • Rain pants and lightweight pants.
  • Polo/Tshirts with long and short sleeved.
  • Hat
  • Rain Poncho
  • Water bottle and sterilizing tablets.
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Toiletries and toilet paper
  • Camera (wrapped in plastic bag)
  • Flash light and batteries
  • Snacks, can be chocolat, fruits, nutritive bars
  • Original passport, original ISIC student card and extra money in soles.


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