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Peru Wind Travels takes you to explore Ausangate Mountain, the fifth highest mountain in Peru and an important deity in the Andean world.

In this trek you get to roam the enigmatic trails of the Peruvian Andes. Find yourself in the pure nature that will surround you and immerse yourself in the Incan ancestral customs and traditions still part of the communities you will visit.

Duration : 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS
Difficulty : HEAVY

DAY 1 : Cusco - Ocongate – Tinqui – Upis (Hot Springs)

We set off early from Cusco traveling by private bus to the small town of Tinqui. On the way we pass through the town of Andahuaylillas where we will visit its church, the famous "Sistine Chapel" of the Andes. We will continue to Cattca, an agricultural and livestock community. After a 3-hour drive, we arrive in Tinki, where we meet our wranglers and pack-horses. We begin our hike with a slight climb that crosses through the puna (dry and high area with little vegetation). After a three-hour walk we will have lunch. From here we can see the sacred Ausangate mountain (6,372 m / 20,900 ft.). After lunch we will continue walking for another 1.5 hours to reach the hot springs at Upis. We spend the night here.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Maximum altitude: 4,435 m/14,550  ft.
  • Minimum altitude: 4,125 m/13,533 ft.
  • Total distance to walk: 8 km/5 miles
  • Estimated time: 4 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: moderate

DAY 2 : Upis (Hot Springs) – Pukacocha – Ausangatecocha

After breakfast we continue our trip upwards in the compelling Andean landscape, which is full of wildlife that we will find in the Huallatas (Andean goose) nature reserve. We will see llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, and various Andean birds. When we reach the Abra Arapa mountain pass (4,950m / 16,240 ft.), we will have a magnificent view of this mountain chain.  We will descend to see more wildlife and three beautiful lakes: the Pucacocha, Hatun Pucacocha, and Comercocha.  After lunch, we will climb uphill briefly to cross the Ausangate pass (4,990m / ft.) and then descend to our campsite on the lovely Ausangatecocha.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Maximum altitude: 4,877 m/16,000 ft.
  • Minimum altitude: 4,435 m/14,550 ft.
  • Total distance to walk: 16 km/9.9 miles
  • Estimated time: 4.5 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: moderate

DAY 3 : Ausangatecocha – Phinaya – (Jampa) Pachaspata

We will begin our day with a view of a small lake, and from there we will trek to the highest point of our trip – the Palomani pass (5,130m / ft.).  From here we will have a spectacular view of the mountain chain Vilcanota.  Immediately afterwards, we will descend to a valley where we will eat lunch in the small community of Phinaya.  After lunch we follow an uphill trail to our campsite in Pachaspata. 

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Maximum altitude: 5,130 m/16,830ft.
  • Minimum altitude: 4,600 m/15,090ft.
  • Total distance to walk: 11km/4.3 miles
  • Estimated time: 7 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: Challenging

DAY 4 : Pachaspata – Pacchanta

We start with a glacier hike through the Jampa pass (5,100m /ft), and then continue towards the thermal medicinal baths of Pacchanta to have a warm soak.  Having almost completed a full circle around the mountain, we finish the day’s hike at the Pacchanta community where we will camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Maximum altitude: 5,069 m/16,630ft.
  • Minimum altitude: 4,328 m/14,200ft.
  • Total distance to walk: 17.8 km/11 miles
  • Estimated time: 4.5 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: Callenging

DAY 5 : Pacchanta – Tinqui – Ollantaytambo – Machupicchu

After breakfast, we leave pacchanta and travel approximately 2 hours to the town of Pisac to see the handmade treasures in the market and then drive up to the archaeological center that overlooks the town to see the ruins.  After Pisac, we will eat lunch in Urubamba, and then visit the Archaeological site of Ollantaytambo. Finally, we will board train to Aguas Calientes. On arrival at Aguas Calientes you will check into your hotel and dinner will be at the finest restaurant.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Maximum altitude: 4,328 m/14,200 ft.
  • Minimum altitude: 2040 m/6,691 ft.
  • Estimated time: 
  • Level of Difficulty: 

DAY 6 : Full Day Machu Picchu – Cusco

it is an early start to Macchupicchu to see the sunrise over this magnificent ancient city!  We wil take the first bus up to Machupicchu and have a fully guided tour of around 2 hours.  After the tour you will have plenty of time to explore the citadel on your own, and maybe even climb Huayna Picchu or Inca Bridge.  Afterwards, you can come back down to the town for lunch.  Your extra time in the citadel is dependent on your return train time.  In the afternoon we take the train back to Ollantaytambo where our driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Minimum altitude: 2,040 m/6,691 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: 2,430 m/7,972 ft.


US$ per person

Close your group to just you and your family and friends! US$ per person

Services Included:

  • Pre-Trek briefing the night before the trek
  • Collection from your hotel
  • Private bus transport to starting point of the trek
  • 7kg Personal luggage allowance to put on the horses –extra clothes, sleeping bag (you just need to carry a small daypack with everything you will need during the day).
  • Personal Duffle Bags for your extra luggage to put on the horses
  • Spacious tents / Thermarest Inflatable Mattress and pillow
  • Toilet tent with portable toilet
  • English speaking professional guide
  • Full meals on the trek (3 meals per day, tea time every afternoon, snacks on the trail)
  • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen tank and emergency horse
  • Dining tent with tables and stools
  • Cook, cooking tent, and cooking equipment
  • Horsemen and horses (to carry tents/food/cooking equipment)
  • Emergency horse in case we need it
  • Hot water every morning/evening for hand washing purposes
  • Boiled water to fill in water bottles every morning/afternoon
  • Entry ticket to Ausangate and all Archaeological Complex
  • Roundtrip train tickets on InkaRail/Expedition Train
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu Archaeological Complex
  • Round-trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • Hotel (double room) in Aguas Calientes
  • Private Transport back to hotel in Cusco

Services not included:

  • Sleeping bags (can be rented from us)
  • walking poles (can be rented from us)
  • Gratuities

Optional Rentals

  • Hiking poles – US$20.00 (pair)
  • Sleeping bag – US$25.00


  • Original passport (if you have acquired a new one after you made your booking, bring both)
  • Down or synthetic feather sleeping bag (can be rented from us)
  • Clothes (trekking boots, warm fleece jacket, a few t-shirts, socks, sun hat, warm underwear, light long pants, gloves, rain jacket)
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, wet wipes, personal towel)
  • Sunscreen SPF 35+ recommended
  • Head lamp
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera with spare batteries (batteries run down faster at high altitudes)
  • Binoculars
  • Book to read (you will have some spare time at every camp to read your favorite book)
  • Trekking poles (recommended especially for the steep descents, can be rented from us)
  • Insect repellent

Terms & Conditions

Payment / Deposit

Dear travelers,
Thank you so much for sharing your adventure with PERU WIND TRAVELS!

To reserve any of our services, the customer must submit his or her personal information and a deposit. The following personal information is required:

  • Full name (as appears on passport)
  • Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Gender
  • Passport number
  • A picture of the passport photo page. A camera phone picture or similar is acceptable.


In order to guarantee the reservation of every part of your trip, we require a 50% deposit per person in advance. This payment is non-refundable.


* Payments through PayPal are subject to a 5% surcharge.


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Modifications in the booking

Any modification to the original booking must be confirmed by written email. Any cost or charges incurred or perceived by our suppliers as a consequence of the modification will be charged to the traveler.  We will try to meet all reasonable requests, and make all modifications possible, but they cannot be guaranteed

The substitution of a passenger

If some member of the group cannot travel it is possible to transfer the booking to another person if written notification is given at least 30 days in advance before the departure. NOTE: Bookings for the Inca Trail Programs are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Cancellations by the customer must be through written notification to PERU WIND TRAVELS. The expenses for cancelling are applied as follows.

Starting the day we receive the written notification…

  • 29 to 22 days before arrival: 60% loss of the whole price of the trip.
  • 21 to 9 days before arrival: 80% loss of the whole price of the trip.
  • 8 to 0 days before arrival: 100% loss of the whole price of the trip.

Besides the charges that are shown, airline companies and hotels may impose 100% expenses for cancellations.

Cancellations and changes made by Peru Wind Travels

If we made a change or cancellation to our programs our passengers will be informed at the moment of the booking. If a necessary change is made after the booking, we will inform our passengers as soon as reasonably possible. Peru Wind Travels has the right to increase the cost of the tour.

PERU WIND TRAVELS is not responsible for circumstances outside of our control that could affect a trip. Circumstances such as, but not limited to: disturbances, civil conflicts, labor strikes, natural or provoked disasters, fires, or adverse weather conditions. Any charges due to cancellations or changes in flights or hotel dates because of these types of circumstances are not our responsibility.

Passports, visas and vaccinations

It is the responsibility of the individual traveler to secure the adequate documentation before booking a tour with us. The customer must be in possession of a valid passport with at least six months of validity after the entrance date and have all the required visas for the whole trip. Any information or advice given by Peru Wind Travels about visas, vaccinations, weather, clothes, luggage, special equipment, etc., is given in good faith, not authoritatively. The agency will not be held responsible for any of this type of advice.

Expectations, children, guests who are a risk

It is expected that all participants in the tours operated by PERU WIND TRAVELS obey the laws and rules of the visited countries.

It is expected that all passengers ensure that they are physically capable of enduring the rigors of the high-altitude trek/tour they have chosen before making the booking. It is advised that anyone over the age of 60 obtain their physician’s authorization to participate in such a trek/tour.

Children (ages 3-17) are welcome on our trips as long as they are accompanied by their parents or legal guardian.  Older adolescents (15-17) are permitted to be accompanied by a responsible adult who is not a parent or guardian (i.e. teacher)   

PERU WIND TRAVELS reserves the right to deny the booking of any guest deemed to be a risk to the security, comfort, health, and well-being of others on our tours (including our personnel).  If a guest becomes a risk before or after the tour has begun, we reserve the right to exclude the guest from any or all parts of the tour. 

Disease or discapacity

Any person who suffers from a disease or incapacity or is in treatment for any physical or medical condition must declare the true nature of this condition at the moment of booking and make the necessary arrangements for treatments and/or medicine during the trip.  Failure to disclose such information at booking will result in exclusion from the tour and loss of all fees for the trip.


We recommend getting travel medical insurance.  We do not offer or include an accident insurance policy for trips. However, in case of sickness, accident, or medical emergency we will contact a physician to provide immediate medical assistance or hospitalization if necessary. In the case of a necessary emergency evacuation, all costs are assumed by the traveler.


If a traveler has a complaint about any of the arrangements for the trip the guest must go to a guide or representative of PERU WIND TRAVELS right away so that we may try to correct the situation. We can only solve the problems if we are aware of the problems. If the complaint is not made immediately it may affect the traveler’s right to claim reimbursement. If the problem finds no solution, a written complaint must be presented to our agency no more than 14 days after the last day of the trip.


PERU WIND TRAVELS holds the right to modify in any way the arrangements of the touring programs when necessary or when in the best interests of the travelers. We hold the right to deny or allow any person to participate in our trips. PERU WIND TRAVELS is not responsible for injuries, diseases, bodily harm, loss of personal belongings, additional expenses, accidental delays, or other irregularities that can be caused by intentional acts, intentional omission, or negligence by part of the enterprises or persons that offer or participate in the transportation, housing or other services related with the journey. We are not responsible for natural disasters or acts of nature.