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Ausangate Day Hike

Ausangate Day Hike

The seven lagoons in the Ausangate Mountain is a beautiful day hike, where you can visit the 7 turquoise green lagoons, part of the Vilcanota mountain range and also be close to the Ausangate Mountains. You can enjoy the relaxing hot springs with a beautiful view of the mountains and local life.

The Ausangate Day Hike or Ausangate Lagoons Tour 1 day, is a beautiful day trip, where you can visit several turquoise green lagoons, part of the Vilcanota mountain range and also be close to the Ausangate and Qayangate mountains. You can enjoy the relaxing hot springs with a beautiful view of the mountains and local life.

Important Information about the Tour.

Pick up time: From 4:30 a.m. at 5:00 am

Travel Duration: 1 Day

Time to return to Cusco: Between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m

Maximum height: 4,700mt / 15,520ft

Walking distance: 10 km

Duration of the walk: 5 hours




Day 1: Cusco - Pacchanta - Circuit 7 Lagoons - Cusco

The Ausangate Day Hike begins with the pick-up of the explorers at 4.00 in the morning from the hotel, to go with departure to the town of Pacchanta. Our Explorer team (Guide, Cooks, Arrieros) will be waiting for us with the traditional music of Ausangate and with the nutritious breakfast for the expedition to the Lagoons of Ausangate Mountain, we are the only local company that knows the culture, experiences and traditions of Ausangate. This Ausangate Day Hike, full of culture and music to live an unforgettable adventure of the adventure routes in Cusco.

We will begin the Ausangate Day Hike with the ascent until we reach the first lagoons of the Circuit of 7 Lagoons of the Ausangate; Azulcocha, Otorongo, Pucacocha, Alqacocha and Q'omercocha, we can also appreciate the Ausangate mountains (6834 m.), Mariposa (5842 m.), Jampa (5500 m.), Pucapunta (5740 m), Caracol (5625 m.) , Tinke (5300 m.) And the entire Qayangate Range, we will also see birds, alpacas, llamas, many vizcachas and hopefully to the Andean Condor. After making a circuit we will return to Pacchanta to enjoy the hot springs. We will end the day in the relaxing hot springs of Ausangate Mountain. Ideal to relax the muscles of the body. After lunch of a Buffet. We will approach Cusco. We arrived in the city of Cusco at 6:00 p.m. End of our services.


Food: Breakfast, Lunch

Maximum altitude: 4,850 meters / 15912 feet

Minimum altitude: 4 333 meters / 14107 feet

Travel time: 5 hours of trekking on foot

Approximate walking distance: 15 km (horseback riding)



  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Round trip transportation
  • Professional Guide
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • First aid kit
  • First Entry
  • Entry

Not Included

  • Water
  • Horse rental
  • Tips

What you need to bring:

  • Small backpack
  • Rain jacket or poncho
  • Sweater or sweater for the cold
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera with extra battery
  • Hat or cap
  • Sun glasses
  • Hiking shoes
  • Mineral water
  • Snack: Chocolates, fruit
  • Extra money
  • Toilet paper

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get to the town where the walk begins?

It is located 3 hours from Cusco.


What time does the tour begin and end?

The tour starts at 5:00 a.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m.


Is breakfast and lunch included?

Yes. Breakfast and lunch are included.


What is the maximum height of the tour?

The maximum altitude we will reach is 4,700mt / 15,520ft

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