Revered as one of the most sacred mountains of the Vilcanota Mountain Range, Apu Ausangate is the 5th-highest snow-capped peak in Peru. An Apu, or Mountain Deity, is the spiritual entity of the mountain, believed to watch over the communities of people and animals living in its vicinity.
This is a trip that combines the best of all worlds: you’ll enjoy scenic hikes along ancient pathways, literally following in the footsteps of the Incas, while turning in by night to a cozy bed in unique accommodations surrounded by Andean mountain vistas and the serenity of nature.
National Geographic Magazine has rated this Inca Trail alternative trek as one of the top hikes in the world! This is truly the road less traveled by, for those who crave time away from crowds, amidst the beauty of nature.
The 5-day journey begins at Km 82, the marker that signifies the start of the famous Inca Trail. Our highly trained guides, who are deeply familiar with these ancient Inca footpaths, will expertly lead us through the magnificent Andean terrain. Along the way, we’ll traverse breathtaking high alpine passes, lush valleys, dense cloud forests, and […]