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Ausangate 7 Lagoons Cusco


Ausangate 7 Lagoons Cusco one of the best tours from Cusco


Ausangate 7 Lagoons Cusco, Hike in the mountains of Peru will take you to the wilderness of Cusco to explore the Circuit of 7 Lagoons of the Ausangate in one day, with breathtaking natural scenery and spiritual significance. As you embark on our 1-day hike to Ausangate 7 lagoons into the Peruvian Andes, you will spot the magnificent Ausangate Glacier which is the 5 highest mountain in Peru, several turquoise-colored lakes, belonging to the spectacular Vilcanota mountain range, wonderful wildlife, local Quechua people, and mesmerizing towering peaks, including herds of llamas and alpacas.


The Ausangate 7 Lakes Day Tour is truly an adventure that will take your breath away as you walk through the Andes trails, combining glaciated peaks, rushing rivers, and experience the best of Ausangate in a day by our local guide. Besides, at the end of the hike, you will soak in the hot springs in Pacchanta to relax the muscles!

Tour 7 lakes in Cusco


On our 7 Lakes of Ausangate Full Day Tour, we get you away from the crowds where everything seems untouched and undiscovered. Come with the best team in a small group to see the seven lakes at the skirts of Ausangate. We have everything arranged for you, you just need a pair of hiking shoes and want to have the best trip of your life.


Do you love the idea of ​​visiting the most spectacular parts of the Peruvian Andes but want to get away from the big crowds? Are you hoping for an adventure other than a trip to Machu Picchu? Our Ausangate 7 Lakes 1 Day Trek is exactly what you are looking for. Join us alone, as a couple, as a group of friends or as a family.


Get ready to discover the Circuit of 7 Lagoons of the Ausangate with the tranquility of being away from the hordes of tourists and the chaos of the city. Trek through spectacular 7 lakes at the bottom part of Ausangate mountain and other snowcapped mountains in the company of our knowledgeable guide and witness natural attractions, including glaciers, colorful lakes, and precious wildlife. You’ll be into the Vilcanota Mountain range! This gives you the perfect opportunity to enjoy the place in peace and get the best views with no one else in your photos!


You’ll also walk-through highlands dotted with llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, vizcachas “Andean chinchillas” with almost no tourists. Not many people get the chance to venture into this unique landscape, so make the most of your time in Cusco and join us on this epic adventure


Itinerary of the Ausangate 7 Lakes Day Hike

Pretour briefing: We provide you a full pretrip briefing at your accommodation in Cusco at 5:00 pm, the night before your trip begins; and you can take this opportunity to ask final questions and make any final preparations.


Day 1: Cusco – Pacchanta – Circuit 7 Lagoons – Cusco

Our Ausangate 7 Lakes Day Hike begins with the pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 3:00 am. Then, you will drive for 3 hours and 30 minutes in our private van to the town of Pacchanta. Along the way, you will pass by quaint villages and scenic views. Once you get to Pacchanta town, located at an elevation of 4,300m/ 14,108ft. Our chef will be waiting for us with the traditional music of Ausangate and with the nutritious breakfast for the expedition to the Lagoons of Ausangate Mountain, we are the only local company that knows the culture, experiences and traditions of Ausangate


Once having breakfast, we will then start the Ausangate Day Hike with the ascent until we reach the first lagoons of the Circuit of 7 Lagoons of the Ausangate. Some out of them are Azulcocha, Otorongococha, Pucacocha, Alqacocha, and Q’omercocha. Each lake has a beautiful view of the different mountains located in the Vilcanota mountain range.


Amazin day trip to 7 lakes Ausangate Cusco

During this day tour of 7 Ausangate lakes, we were also able to appreciate the mountains Ausangate (6834 m.), Mariposa (5842 m.), Jampa (5500 m.), Pucapunta (5740 m.), Caracol (5625 m.), Tinke (5300 m.) and the entire Qayangate range. Right next to the trail we will also see birds, alpacas, llamas, local residents in signature costumes, flora, animals that will make a real addition to the day of adventure yours, as well as many species of vizcachas and hopefully the Gods of the Andes.


After taking a full day excursion to the 7 Ausangate lakes and exploring the Andes, we will return to Pacchanta town for a relaxing hot spring dip. We will end the day in the relaxing hot springs of Mount Ausangate. Ideal to relax the muscles of the body. After lunch, we will eventually drive back to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel by 6:00 pm. End of our services.



What’s Included for Ausangate 7 Lakes Hike

  • Predeparture briefing
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Entrance ticket to Ausangate 7 Lakes
  • Pickup and dropoff to your hotel
  • Round trip private transportation
  • Breakfast and lunch cooked at the spot (with option for vegetarians)
  • Walking sticks
  • Oxygen tank

What Is Not Included

  • Hotel before/after the tour
  • Dinner and snacks, such as: soda, alcoholic drinks
  • Travel Insurance (required)
  • Tickets for hot spring
  • Tips for our staff
  • Extra Horse (If need during the hike)



What to Bring for Ausangate 7 Lakes Day Tour

  • Small daypack or backpack (approximately 20L)
  • Comfortable, lightweight trekking clothes or activewear (layers recommended)
  • Waterproof, sturdy hiking boots with good ankle support and traction
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Warm coat
  • Hat and gloves
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sun hat or cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Water (at least 1L)
  • Personal medication
  • Muscle relaxers
  • Painkillers or anti-inflammatories
  • BandAids (especially those designed for blisters)
  • Toilet paper
  • Camera
  • Cash (in small denominations of Peruvian Nuevos soles or $)



We have 2 options:

Group Tour:

Private Tour: