Ausangate 7 lakes day trip hike

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Ausangate 7 Lakes Cusco
  • Duration Day trip
  • Tour type Outdoor Activities
  • Best time From April to September
  • Difficulty Challenging
  • Languages English, Español,


Full day excursion to the 7 lakes of Ausangate in Cusco. Enjoy a hike at more than 4500 masl. Book with Explorape.
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Ausangate 7 lakes day trip hike
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S/. 149 PEN
per person

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7 lakes of Ausangate trek full day

Group Size: 12 people
S/. 149 PEN


  • Cusco 5:00 AM
  • Pacchanta 8:00 AM
  • Start point 9:00 AM
  • Cusco 6:00 PM

What is included?

  • Pick up at your hotel or at Plaza Regocijo.
  • Private transportation to and from the hotel.
  • Breakfast.
  • Lunch.

Not included

  • Gratuities.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Horses.

Standard Itinerary

Cusco - Pacchanta - 7 Lakes of Ausangate

From the city of Cusco we will go to Pacchanta by bus for about 3 hours - Pacchanta is a community located at 4300m above sea level.
In Pacchanta we will have breakfast. Pacchanta to 7 Ausangate Lakes on foot, we will walk a total of 3 hours and 40 minutes (round trip) and visit the following lakes:

  • Otorongo male.
  • Female Otorongo.
  • Puca cocha
  • Alqa cocha
  • Ccomer cocha
  • Blue pit
  • Pata cocha

During the visit to the 7 lakes mentioned above, you will also be able to see the following mountains:

  • Ausangate
  • Butterfly
  • Jampa
  • Pucapunta
  • Caracol
  • Tinke
  • Qayangate

During the visit to the lagoons, you will also be able to see some of the flora and fauna of the Andes, taking into account that the hike includes ascents, descents and flat areas.

7 Lagoons to Pacchanta on foot, after visiting all the lagoons, we will return to the small community called Pacchanta. In Pacchanta, we will have lunch around 2:00 pm.

In the community of Pacchanta there are hot springs, so you have two options:

  • Option 1: You will be able to enjoy the hot springs for approximately 40 minutes.
  • Option 2: If you dont want the hot springs, you can explore the community of Pacchanta on your own.

Pacchanta to Cusco city by bus, we will be back in Cusco at approximately 18:30.

What are you going to do?

  • You will visit 7 lakes of Ausangate.
  • You can enjoy a theme park - museum in Pacchanta.
  • Enjoy the hot springs of Pacchanta.

What to bring to the tour?

  • Comfortable shoes or trekking shoes.
  • Warm and light clothing.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sun block.
  • Gloves.
  • Cell phone with 100% charged battery.

Not allowed

  • Littering


  • It is recommended to do this activity after spending more than 3 days in Cusco.
  • Drink water.

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