tour 7 lagunas en ausangate cusco

Day Trip to 7 Lagoons in Ausangate Cusco

Alternative excursion to Seven Lakes

Are you tired of exploring the same attractions in Cusco? Then book with us the Tour to the 7 Lagoons of Ausangate, a full-day excursion, full of adventure, landscape, mountains, turquoise, blue, green and even reddish Lagoons that will blow your mind away, apart from those attractions you will also learn a little bit about Andean flora and fauna such as Alpacas, Vizcachas and Cóndors.

Nevertheless, the highlights of this tour are the Seven lakes located on the slopes of the Vilcanota Mountain, which receive the following names: Otorongo Macho, Otorongo Hembra, Puca cocha, Alqa cocha, Ccomer cocha, Azul cocha and Pata cocha.

At Pacchanta community there is an awesome natural hot spring with medicinal properties, if you like you can also relax in these natural hot waters.

To participate in this tour to the 7 Lagoons of Ausangate, you need to be in a good physical condition and acclimatized to the height.

Details

  • Tour Schedules
    • Group Tour: Every day at 4:30am approx
    • Private Tour: Every day on request, we recommend a 6am starting time
    • We do not operate on the 1st of January
  • Language
    • Group Tour: Bilingual (Spanish & English)
    • Private Tour: Only one language(Spanish, English), you choose the language, if you prefer another language, let us know your preference!
  • Duration
    • About 12 to 14 hours
  • How to recognize our Official Tour Guides?
    • Once you book with us, you will be given all of the details
  • Tour Type
    • Group tour or 100% Private tour, you choose your cup of tea, the tour is focused on nature, designed exclusively for adults
    • If you have kids, we recommend you to reserve a private tour to Palcoyo
  • Transportation
    • By foot
    • By bus
  • Accessibility
    • This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
  • Tour Ending Place
    • Group Tour: Next to the Plaza de Armas
    • Private Tour: We can finish anywhere in the historic center such as the Plaza de Armas or drop you off at your hotel or Airbnb
  • How to make reservations?
    • Please contact us via this page. We will give you a quote, and once we agree, you will receive a custom offer with the price
    • If you are browsing with a cell phone, click on the Book Now button on the Menu or Scroll down
  • Please Bring
    • Warm clothes including a scarf, sweaters, jacket, and gloves
    • Non-slip walking boots
    • Walking sticks are optional
    • Rain poncho
    • Towels – At Pacchanta community there are Hot Springs, if you want to bathe in these Hot Springs, bring your towels please
    • Sun hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Toilet paper and hand sanitizer
    • Suncream
    • Local currency
    • Snacks, because you will have lunch by 2pm approx
  • Interior Visit
    • Does not apply
  • Included
    • Group Tour:
      • Bus pick-up from your hotel as long as your hotel is located in the city center
      • 100% authorized guides and decent narrative on natural history
      • Local breakfast
      • Local lunch – You will have 3 options only: chicken, meat and vegetarian
      • First aid kit and oxygen bottle
      • Round trip air-conditioned bus
      • Entrance tickets for the 7 Lagoons (we will pay 10 Soles at Pacchanta community) and the Tickets to drive on the road (we will pay 10 Soles at Pichimoro)
    • Private Tour:
      • Bus and guide pick-up from your hotel, Airbnb or anywhere in Cusco city
      • 100% authorized guides and decent narrative on natural history
      • Local breakfast
      • Local lunch – You will have 3 options only: chicken, meat and vegetarian
      • First aid kit and oxygen bottle
      • Round trip air-conditioned bus
      • Entrance tickets for the 7 Lagoons (we will pay 10 Soles at Pacchanta community) and the Tickets to drive on the road (we will pay 10 Soles at Pichimoro)
  • Not Included
    • Rain poncho – please buy your poncho in Cusco city
    • Walking sticks – optional
    • Horses – if you might need horses, please book beforehand in Cusco city
    • Towels – you will need the towels as long as you will bahte in the hot springs
    • Entrance tickets for the hot springs, the price is 10 Soles –  about 3 USD –  applies only if you will bathe in the hot springs
    • Tips for the crew
    • Dinner
  • Frequently Asked Questions?
    • I use a wheelchair; can I take this tour?
    • Will my kids love this tour?
    • Find all answers FAQs here
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Price

  • Group Tour:
    • 40 USD per person – there must be a minimun of 3 people to run the tour
  • Private Tour:
    • 135 USD per person based on 2 people
    • 120 USD per person based on 3 people
    • 100 USD per person based on 4 people

Important for Kids:

    • Children under 4 years go on the tour for free
    • If you have children between 5 years old and 10 years old, they must pay for the price of the tour to ensure that they have a seat on the bus
    • We have different prices for children between the ages of 5 and 10 years old
    • Kids older than 11 and teenagers pay the regular rate

Discounts:

    • If you travel alone, with your family or in a group of 3 or more people, let us know, we have great discounts

Meeting Point

    • Group Tour: We include pick-up from your hotel (applies only if your hotel is located in the historic center), otherwise come to the Rejocijo square, let us know your preference via e-mail
    • Private Tour: We include bus and tour guide pick-up from your hotel, Airbnb or any location in Cusco city
We will meet you in your hotel in the historic center

Itinerary

Consider that the itinerary below may be affected by strikes and weather issues; If so, we will not take responsibility for the tour quality since those are external factors. We understand that this is not a pleasant text to tell potential tour-goers, but we pride ourselves on the honesty of our company, and it is best for you to be forwarded.

  1. Group Tour: Tour to the 7 Lagoons | max 19 walkers
    • Pick-up at your hotel at about 4:30am – if applicable
    • Cusco to Pacchanta by bus, we will drive for about 3 hours – Pacchanta is a community located at 4300 m.a.s.l.
    • We will have breakfast in Pacchanta
    • Pacchanta to 7 lagoons on foot, we will walk for about 3 hours and 40 minutes (in total – round trip) and we will visit the following lagoons:
      • Otorongo Macho
      • Otorongo hembra
      • Puca cocha
      • Alqa cocha
      • Ccomer cocha
      • Azul cocha
      • Pata cocha
    • During the visit of the 7 lagoons mentioned above, you will also see the following Mountains:
      • Ausangate
      • Mariposa
      • Jampa
      • Pucapunta
      • Caracol
      • Tinke
      • Toda la Cordillera de Qayangate
    • During this excursion, you can also see some flora and fauna from the Andes, kindly consider also that the walk includes steep and flat walking
    • 7 Lagoons to Pacchanta on foot, after visiting all the 7 lakes we will return to the small community known as Pacchanta
    • We will have lunch in Pacchanta at about 2pm
    • In the community of Pacchanta there are Hot Springs so you have two options:
      • Option 1: You can enjoy the hot springs for about 40 minutes
      • Option 2: If you don’t want the hot springs, you can explore the Pacchanta community on your own
    • Cusipata to Cusco city by bus, you will be back in Cusco at about 6:30pm
    • We will end this tour next to the Plaza de Armas
  2. Private Tour: Tour to the 7 Lagoons | 100% private
    • Pick-up at your hotel at requested time, we recommend 6am
    • Cusco to Pacchanta by bus, 3 hours by bus
    • You will visit all the attractions mentioned on the group tour, it is the same itinerary!
    • Cusipata to Cusco city by bus, you will be back in Cusco at about 6:30pm
    • We will finish this tour anywhere in the historic center like the Plaza de Armas or drop you off at your hotel or Airbnb
    • *Note: In a private tour you can have more control on your time, it will be a tailored tour for you and your friends without strangers!

Cancellations

You can cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance. Otherwise, a fee of 50% of the cost of the tour will apply

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