Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
Difficulty: Medium / Difficult
Activity: Adventure / Mountaineering
Season: May / October
Altitude Between: 3,400 / 6,372 m.
Starting Point: Tinki
Day 1 Cuzco / Urcos / Ocongate / C.P. Tinke (Lodging)
After breakfast Transfer by bus, towards the south east side of the city of Cuzco towards the town center of Tinke district of Ocongate and Quispicanchi Province, (4-5 hrs.) Passing through beautiful and picturesque villages, it has a very climate cold with a height of 3,800 m in this place there are lodgings, restaurants and shops with basic services, we will spend the night in a lodging. (L, D)
Day 2 Tinke / Upis
This day we start walking on a very marked path, which leads us to the first camp called Upis (4 hrs Approx.) Height 4,435 m there is not much slope on the way, there are hot springs. (B, L, D)
Day 3 Upis / Arapa Pass / Pucacocha Tuna Lagoon
After breakfast, we will start walking and climb the Arapa pass 4,757 m (4/5 hrs.) To the field; height 4,585 m. On the way there are shepherds who raise Alpacas, Llamas and we will camp on the shores of Lake Pucacocha. (B, L, D)
Day 4 Lag. Pucacocha / Palomani Pass / Base Camp
We will leave very early because this day is a little longer than the others, we will walk (4/5 hrs.) And we must go down and climb to the highest pass of this Palomani Trekking 5,165 m later we will go down as an hour to the base camp of the normal route height (4,400 m) (B, L, D)
Day 5 Base Camp / Moraine Camp
This day we are an advance of the materials to the moraine field (3/4 hrs.) Height 4,950 m (B, L, D)
Day 6 Moraine Camp / Summit / Moraine Camp
The expected day arrives we will leave very early to take advantage of the good conditions of the hard snow, we will ascend by the normal route we will start from 45º to 65º of ice and snow near the summit (7/8 hrs.) (B, L, D)
Day 7 Moraine Camp / Base Camp
Return to the base camp. (B, L, D)
Day 8 Base Camp Free Day
Rest we will dry the materials and clothes to continue the trekking or Reserve day. (B, L, D)
Day 9 Base Camp / Campa Pass / Lag. Ninaparayoc
We will begin to walk through a valley until we reach uchuy finaya (4,200 m) and then we will continue until we reach the Campa 5,068 m pass and we will go down to the camp 5/6 hrs. Height (4,656 m) (B, L, D)
Day 10 Lag. Ninaparayoc / Pacchanta (hot springs)
We will leave after breakfast and almost completing the trek circuit we will arrive at a very small town Pacchanta, where there are hot springs to take a bath, 3/4 hrs. Height 4,400 m (B, L, D)
Day 11 Pacchanta / Tinke / Cusco
After 3 to 4 hrs. We will arrive at Tinke then bus to Cusco. (B, L, D)
# Mountain Guide (UIAGM)
# Cook (1), Porters (2), Arrieros (2)
# Private tourist transport to the starting point for walking
# Food during the expedition (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Breakfast: Tea, coffee, milk, serials, bread, cheese, butter, jam, cake, fruit salad, etc.
Snack: Fresh fruit, chocolate, biscuit, frugues and candies.
Lunch: Vegetable salad, pasta, tuna, huancaína potato, chicken chili pepper, chicken spatter, ham.
Tea Time: Coffee, infusions, cookies, fried huantan, popcorn, etc.
Dinner: variety of soups, quinoa, chaufa rice, rolled chicken, fried trout, pasta, sauteed loin.
# Optional vegetarian food
# Last day (typical food of the Pachamanca Andes)
# Camping equipment (sleeping tent 2 people, dining tent, kitchen and bathroom tent)
# Logistic Kitchen Equipment (kitchen utensils, pots, plates, cutlery, chairs, tables, gas)
# Hot water in the morning to wash your hands and face every day
# Boiled water for your bottle every day
# Donkeys for the transport of luggage and food (10 Kilos per person for the donkey)
# Emergency Horse (1) in case of evacuation
# First aid kit
# Communication radio
# Personalized assistance
What does not include?
# Personal clothing for high mountains
# High mountain personal technical equipment (boots, ice axes, crampons, harness, helmet, etc.)
# Extra food and drinks in the cities
# Entrance tickets (National Park S / 150.00 soles per person)
# Travel / Accident Insurance
# Sleeping bag
# Tips (driver, guide, cook, porter, carrier)
What do i need to bring?
# Wear appropriate clothing for the day (heat) and for the night (cold), sunscreen, sunglasses, repellent, bathing clothes, personal hygiene kit, walking boots, camera, waterproof jacket, water bottle, sleeping bag, small backpack, front (flashlight-light)
# Luggage (10 Kilos per person) for donkeys