Experiential Ausangate in 2 Days - Huillca Expedition

Experiential Ausangate in 2 Days

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This is one of the most important cultural tours of Ausangate, where we show you our culture, experiences, gastronomy, crafts, agriculture that we have maintained since our ancestors. In each of our trips we always go with the intention of getting to know the culture of a destination in depth, being part of the actions that take place in the communities, as is the lifestyle of these people. In this opportunity, we belong to a community called Pacchanta, it is located at the foot of the Nevado Ausangate and we are presenting the Ausangate cultural route which we have called "Ausangate Experience" in this two-day tour we show you our culture, how we live, what we do daily in this beautiful cultural destination.

Characteristics of Experiential Tourism in Ausangate

Total distance: 17 km on foot
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Daily walking time: 1 hour on the first day and 5 hours on the second day
Optimal season: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
Maximum altitude: 4634 m.a.s.l.
Minimum altitude: 4334 masl.
Temperatures: 9-15 °C during the day, -8 °C at night
Road type: rough with stones

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A view of the Ausangate experience

A route to know the cultural legacy of a town, far from the city of Cusco. Living a culture and its people is the reward of every traveler.

  • Learn about the Ausangate culture.
  • Dress in the beautiful typical Ausangate clothing with its colorful and beautifying designs.
  • Learn about the raising of alpacas and the production of traditional crafts based on alpaca fiber, its natural and dyed colors.
  • Try the local gastronomy prepared with the best local products.

Travel Team

  • These are our collaborators who will accompany you during this Ausangate Vivencial tour.
  • Certified tour guide with experience and knowledge of the towns of Pacchanta and Ausangate.
  • Transport driver.
  • local muleteers
  • Cook with experience in preparing local cuisine.
  • Local community members of Ausangate.
  • Artisans from the Pacchanta community
  • Farmers and breeders of alpaca from Ausangate.

Our day to day of the tour

  • Day 1. Cusco, Pacchanta
  • Day 2. Pacchanta, 7 lagoons of Ausangate, Cusco

The itinerary of the experience in Ausangate

Day 1: Cusco, Pacchanta

Beginning of the Trip to the Ausangate Community Pacchanta Annex at 5:00 am in the morning. We will arrive at approximately 8:15 am, where the entire travel team, artisans, alpaca breeders, community members will give us a welcome reception. This day we will do the following activities:

  • Breakfast with the whole team
  • Learning about the production of native potatoes produced in the Ausangate Valley.
  • Teaching about the raising of Alpacas, alpaca wool, types of fiber, natural colors by the alpaca producers of Ausangate.
  • Learning to make handicrafts, spinning, warping, by the artisans of Ausangate.
  • Ausangate typical clothing, music, dance by the community members of the Ausangate locality.
  • Lunch of typical gastronomy with local products based on alpaca meat, guinea pig, trout, native potatoes and much more.
  • Exchange of ideas, cultures by the local community members of Ausangate
  • Astronomy night next to the sky full of stars.

Day 2. Pacchanta, 7 Lagoons, Cusco

This day is destined for adventure next to the Nevado del Ausangate mountain and the 7 lagoons of Ausangate. Early we start with the local breakfast, to start the 5-hour walk through the Ausangate lagoons.

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