Q´ampa Full Experience
PRICES IN DOLLARS
👥 Minimum number of people: 2
📅 Season: March/November
💪 Difficulty: Low
For those who would like the experience of climbing in an uncrowded area, exploring a remote and exotic land leaving minimal impact, the Vilcanota range offers an unparalleled opportunity.
Day 1: Cusco - Pacchanta - Base Camp
Your exciting expedition will start with a trip from Cusco to Pacchanta (3-hours). From Pacchanta (4.250m), you’ll start to trek up to Base Camp (2,5-hours) at an altitude of 5.000m. The walk up is on a well-used path. Once at Base Camp, you’ll need to get your gear ready for the next day, as we have an early start in the morning. You’ll also have time to rest and rehydrate.
Day 2: Base Camp - Summit - Base Camp
The next day, you will begin summit assault (5.587m) in the early hours of the morning. You will arrive just in time for the sunrise and you will begin the entire descent the same day.
But, take it easy, we'll have plenty of time to return to Base Camp. Upon arrival we will have lunch and rest.
Day 3: Base Camp - Pacchanta - Cusco
Today, we ll wake up around 5:00 am. Breakfast will be served as soon as we finish getting the luggage ready to go. There will be 2 hours of ascent toward the glacier area of Q´ampa (5.100m). From here, the view is truly astounding. In front of you, you ll see the majestic mountains of Ausangate and Mariposa.
After lunch we return to Pacchanta, from here we return to Cusco approximately 4:00 pm.