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Peru: Cordillera Vilcanota Expeditions to Nevados Campa (5485 m) & Ausangate (6385 m)
About Nevado Ausangate: (Quechua: Awsanqati) is a mountain of the Willkanuta mountain range in the Andes of Peru. With an elevation of 6,384 metres it is situated around 100 kilometres southeast of Cusco.
The mountain has significance in Incan mythology.
Every year the Quyllur Rit'i (Quechua for "star snow") festival which attracts thousands of Quechua pilgrims is celebrated about 20 km north of the Ausangate at the mountain Qullqipunku.
It takes place one week before the Corpus Christi feast.
The region is inhabited by llama and alpaca herding communities, and constitutes one of the few remaining pastoralist societies in the world. High mountain trails are used by these herders to trade with agricultural communities at lower elevations. Currently, one of these trails, "the road of the Apu Ausangate", is one of the most renowned treks in Peru.
The area has four major geological features, the Andean uplift formed by Granits, the hanging glaciers and glacial erosional valleys, the Permian formation with its singular colors: red, ochre, and turquoise and the Cretaceous, limestone forests.
The name of the mountain Kitarahu correlates with the name of the nearby lake Kitaqucha (Quechua for storage lake, hispanicized Quitacocha).
Cordillera Vilcanota: is located in Peru east of Cusco in the Cusco Region and in the Puno Region. It extends between 13°39' and 14°29'S and 70°31' and 71°20'W for about 80 km. It is made up of 469 glaciers.
To the east the rivers San Gabán and Azángaro are the natural boundary which separates it from the Kallawaya range. The La Raya range near the La Raya pass is sometimes included or listed separately.
Transfer - Private bus around 4 hours to start the trek to Mallma Singrenacocha (4,200 mts) Camp.
We starting out to step up Pacchanta to go up to the pass Tarapata (4,600 m) descend to valley Marampaqui, ascend again to step pass Marampaqui (4,700 m) to finish reaching Pacchanta village (4,200 m) where we enjoy the thermal baths Camp.
Trek to Pachaspata, Base Camp Nevado Campa (4800 m) Camp
Summit Nevado Campa (5,485 m) – Base Camp Camp
We continue the trek ascending to the pass Campa (5,000 mts) to enter the valley and park Chillca and camping in Huano Huano Camp
Trek to Machuraqay (4,800 mts) - Base Camp Nevado Ausangate Camp
Base Camp Ausangate - Morrena Camp at (5300 m) Camp
Morrena Camp – High Campo I ( 5900 m) Camp
Reserve day in case of bad weather Camp
Base Camp – Trekking to the road of the car and transfer to Cusco city. Hotel Cusco
Morrena Camp – High Campo I ( 5900 m) Camp
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1) Included meals: B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner
Services included in the prices:
- Peruvian qualified and experienced local guide/s
- All meals during the tour
- Camping tents (2 persons)
- Porters Nevado Ausangate (2 pax 1 porter)
- Kitchen equipment
- Donkey driver and donkeys
- Transportation as tour schedule / Huaraz
- International flights to Lima / Peru round trip
- Transfer from the airport for bookings of individual flights with different times of arrival / departure
- Exit tax at the airport in Lima
- Travel accident and health insurance
- Luggage insurance and trip cancellation
- Meals in restaurants in Lima and Huaraz
- Personal expenses
- Acclimatization tour in Cusco region
- Entrance fees to the Ausangate National Park
- Transfer from the Hotel to the airport and bus station
- Domestic flight Airline ticket Lima-Cusco-Lima
- Hotel Casa Andina 2 nights in Lima
- Hotel Terra Andina 4 nights in Huaraz
- Pick up at the airport in Lima to the Hotel
- Personal equipment (such as boots, ice ax, crampons, harness, sleeping bag, mat, Goretex, etc.)
Prices & Dates
May to August
Difficult / demanding
Dates & Prices:
From / To
14.05. - 24.06.2018
» Additional dates available upon request
» Rates may vary from July 26th to 31th for the national holidays
Prices (per person): * 1.850,00 USD / Contact us! ✓
Deposit for reservations: * 1.000,00 USD (900 EUR) ✓, Full payment 40 days before. No refund if you cancel less than 30 days!
Trip-code: Number ►PE-000
Duration: 11 days
Participants: Minimal: 2 Maximal: 12
Members: We don't have an open group to join - We can open a new group - Contact us!
Country / Location: Northern Peru
Mountain Guide: Juventino Albino Caldua
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3% early bird discount when booking 6 months prior to departure 2018
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