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Mountain Climbing in Cusco: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Mountain climbing finds in Cusco an unparalleled scenery, a good amount of peaks, gentle weather most of the year and a relatively easy access to wonderful spots but far from the urban chaos.

This region of southern Peru is home to the Vilcanota mountain range, which reaches its highest point on the Ausangate Mountain, at more than 6,300 meters. This is one of the main options for mountaineers traveling through Cusco. Discover other guided adventures that you can do on this gem of the Peruvian Andes.

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Cusco

Why should I choose Cusco for my Mountain Climbing adventure?


It is the highest mountain in Cusco and is located in the Vilcanota mountain range. Its ascent is accompanied by a majestic setting where we can observe cultural and biological diversity. It is usually a multi-day ascent with intermediate-advanced difficulty and long hours of hiking per day.


It is in another mountain range of Cusco which, together with Vilcabamba and Vilcanota concentrate the best peaks in the region. Here you can enjoy good mountain climbing trips in a beautiful setting. For the most expert mountaineers, there are climbing routes of extreme difficulty, although there are also options for beginners.


Cusco and the Salcantay trek offer you the best way to follow the Inca traces. It is one of the most famous hikes in Peru that takes us directly to Machu Picchu. Once there, you can ascend to the citadel or even challenge the steep mountain of Huayna Pichu.

When is the best time to travel to Cusco for Mountain Climbing?

From April to December

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Cusco region?


What currency is accepted around Cusco?

Sol Peruano (Peruvian Sun)

How can I get to Cusco?

There are direct flights from the main cities of the world, even from Lima (Peru's capital) if you're traveling through the country.

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Cusco



The tour on the Nev. Ausangate is a very nice but also quite challenging mountain tour. Alfredo is a very competent mountain guide. Gladly again.

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