Cusco to Chillca, Peru

Lodge to Lodge Trek to Palomani Pass

3 Days | Trekking, Community Lodge and Cultural Activities

A breathtaking three day trek in the Vilcanota's Cordillera, on a route called the Camino del Apu Ausangate. Each night you'll stay in comfortable lodges - called "Tambos" - managed by the shepherding communities of the high Andes. You'll trek through beautiful mountain trails to eventually reach the Palomani Pass (17,000 feet high!) on day 3 with stunning views. Along the way, you'll see an abundance of alpacas, visit crystal-clear lagoons, eat traditional cuisine, and experience the cultures of the Andes!

Right for You?

Duration

3 Days / 2 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Off the Beaten Path, Connect with Nature and Comfortable Stay

Languages

English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Challenging workout and Extreme adventure

Location

Mountains and Rural Communities

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

Andean Lodges

Local/Foreign Owned Tour Operator
Starts at:

$1,040/person

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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Stay in comfortable lodges with traditional shepherding communities of the high Andes
  • Hike an exclusive route through the Ausangate range, including time seeing beautiful lagoons, and the native wildlife
  • Experience peace, quiet and incredible stars from the Andean Highlands

Details

Schedule

Group departures leave every Friday, Private trips available any day

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
March-November

What's Included

Lodging

2 Nights Community Lodge

Activities

Trekking, Wildlife Viewing and Cultural Activities

Guide

Bilingual guide

Room

Private Bathroom

Food

All meals included
Vegetarian meals are available on request.

Transport

Private van and Hike

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Andean Lodges

Local/Foreign Owned Tour Operator

Experience the amazing nature and culture of Peru's Southern Andes through lodge-to-lodge trekking and mountain biking adventures. Andean Lodges is co-owned and operated in partnership with the mountain shepherding communities of Chillca and Osefina. They offer exclusive routes, rustic lodging, and local cuisine that will give you an authentic look at life in the Andes and a chance to see amazing natural wonders like Vinicunca (the 'Rainbow Mountain) and Ausangate.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)
You'll be picked up in Cusco and transported to the town of Checacupe where you'll begin the trek to the first lodge alongside your local guides.