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Ausangate Hiking

Conquer the sacred summit of the Peruvian Andes and discover Inca treasures

Among the highlands of Cuzco stands the great rugged mountain of Ausangate, infused with Inca mythology and breathtaking scenery. Also known as the Rainbow Mountain, its slopes form a rolling pallet of red, lavender, gold and turquoise that is striking to the eye. Visit during the months between May and September for ideal hiking conditions in Ausangate.

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Ausangate

The Ausangate mountain in the south of Peru is the fifth highest peak in the country. But the most striking feature of the mountain is the piercing colours that layer the mountain. Also known as Rainbow Mountain, the landscape is dramatic and hiking here offers unique thrills not experienced anywhere else on Earth.


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Best time to visit

Visit during the months between May and September for ideal hiking conditions in Ausangate

What's the weather like?

The mountains of Peru are dominantly affected by damp air coming from the Amazon and the dry desert air from the west

More info about Hiking in Ausangate:

Located in the south of Peru is the iconic mountain of Ausangate, fixed to the Vilcanota mountain range of the Andes. It reaches a peak of 6,384 meters and contains interesting geological features, such as hanging glaciers, low-lying valleys and limestone forests. The mountain range is located between the regions of Cusco and Puno


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