Rainbown Mountains the guardian of the region of the Cusco, Ausangate is the fifth mountain more high of the Peru, with its 6384 meters of height during centuries has received many names; “The roof of the Inca Capital”, “Vinicunca” (Hill of colors), etc. Located in the District of Pitumarca, Canchis province, Cusco region, in the South of Peru; Ausangate is considered the most important mountain of the Andean cosmovision.
Notice to you that it is a highly recommended place to visit a traditional tour to the Hill of colors combined with the trek to the great Auzangate with a 6 or 7 days tour, great dexterity for the adventurous.
Output of cusco to them 3:00 with destination to qollasuyo, road old of them Quechua, part important of all tawantinsuyo (4 regions of them Inca) arrive to CHECACUPE, for then get to town of PITUMARCA DISTRICT, where the history of them first rebel that began challenging to Pachuteq, (the inca main of then) then passing beautiful landscapes and valleys of Pitumarca arriving village native of JAPURÁ , HACHIPACHA with inhabitants native quechuas, finally we will arrive to the place-punta road called QUECHUYNO. Where we will have a rich breakfast.
After our breakfast we walk through beautiful landscapes, lagoons where it inhabits South American camelids (alpacas, llamas, vicuñas, puma, Andean birds and condor etc) walk 3 ½ Hrs approx. Until place called VININCUNCA-PASSO OF 5200 masl, of where will observe the view impress you of cerro colorado with the output of the Sun shows its best imposing Valley and hills red of magical colors that only exists in this place of the Peru.
Around to observe as mountains (apu sarinini, mountain 7 colors vinicunca Ausangate) Ausangate the highest mountain of cusco with an altitude of 6372 meters. In the mythology inca of this mountain and of them Lakes near-between which highlights Sivinacocha of where is born the energy male that fertilizes to the mother earth sacred Pachamama; After a long run, the waters are lost in the uncharted lands of the Amazon to return with the rains, to fill the lakes and glaciers each night into the river of stars or Willkamayu known in the West as the milky way that resembles with our cosmo vision. The community of Chillca constituted by pastors of llamas and alpacas is known as the guardian of these places Andean. https://www.familyhousecusco.com/
He is held every year on the north side of Ausangate since immemorial time the feast of Qoyllur Rit’i where the faith is to impress since become dancers from different parts of the country Peru (quechua: “snow Star”) before the feast of the Corpus Christi, during which thousands of Quechua pilgrims to the Lord of Quyllur Rit’i in the Temple of Sinakara (painting on a rock). This pilgrimage was included into the representative list of the heritage.
After a long take of photos will return back to Hachipacha place where expect us our delicious lunch, then go towards town of cusco arriving approx, 6:30 pm.
- Travel expenses and return
- Professional Guide
- 1 breakfast 1 lunch
- Entrance to the Hill of colors
That does not include:
- Expenses extras
- horse rental
All the roads are excellent, full of the same nature and incredible scenery.
The road to Ausangate is one of the most amazing experiences you can have, enjoy the scenery, be accompanied by native birds and auquénidos all the way. Do not miss out on this great opportunity that we offer you where you can also find yourself, and receive the protection and wisdom of what was once sacred to our culture.
WHAT YOU SHOULD TAKE
- Sorochi tablets
- Extra money for payment of income
- Extra money to buy food (Water, Biscuit, etc. in the village Checacupe)
- Sun hat
- Portable oxygen
- A medium backpack
- Good quality trekking shoes
- Money to hire horses cost is 60 soles (Hachipacha Pueblo) direct payment.