7 Lakes Tour Cusco – 7 Lagunas Cusco

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1 Days – 0 Nights

Max Guests: 12

Max. Altitude: 4600 – 4800

Act. Level: Moderate

Overview

Next time you plan a visit to Peru, set aside a full day for the 7 Lakes Tour. This trip, known locally as the 7 Lagunas, is an incredible experience. You will venture into the Vilcanota mountain range. It’s home to the Ausangate mountain, a sight to behold. 

This Ausangate full day tour will take you on a trek to seven high-altitude lakes. Each one unique, each one beautiful. Azul Cocha is one such lake, with its bright blue waters. The others will leave you in awe too.

You will see snow-capped mountains surrounding the lakes. The view of the Ausangate mountain, in particular, is breathtaking.

Your tour guide will lead you along paths less travelled. You will see portions of the Inca trail on your day hike. The tour will reveal a different side of Peru. Away from the typical tourist sights of Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain or the Sacred Valley.

In the latter part of your day tour, we will return to Pacchanta. There, you will find relaxing hot springs to soothe your tired muscles. It’s the perfect way to end your full day exploration of the 7 lakes.

Altitude sickness could pose a challenge, but we will provide guidance. You will have the necessary information to prevent it. On the Ausangate 7 lakes tour, you will immerse yourself in Peru’s natural beauty. Book your spot on this full day tour today.

Itinerary

Full Day7 Lakes Tour Cusco

Our 7 Lakes or 7 Lagunas full day tour will begin at 5:00 a.m. We will pick you up from your hotel. Then, we will drive 105 kilometers (about 65 miles) southeast of Cusco. This drive will take about three hours.

By 8:00 a.m., we will arrive at the base of Ausangate Mountain. There, you will receive a quick briefing from your tour guide. You will learn about altitude sickness and how to prevent it.

At around 8:30 a.m., we will start our hike towards the 7 lakes. You will traverse rolling hills and flat terrain. The total distance for the hike is approximately 15 kilometers (9.3 miles).

By 11:00 a.m., you will reach the first lake, Azul Cocha. It will be a stunning sight with its bright blue waters. You will continue the trek, discovering each of the seven lakes along the way.

Lunch will be ready for you at 1:00 p.m. You will enjoy a picnic with the snow-capped Ausangate Mountain in the backdrop.

We will start our return hike around 2:00 p.m. By 4:30 p.m., you will arrive at Pacchanta. There, you can relax in the hot springs.

By 6:00 p.m., we will start our drive back to Cusco. You will return to your hotel by 9:00 p.m.

In this full-day tour, consider the following statistics:

  • Distance covered: 15 kilometers (9.3 miles)
  • Highest altitude: 4650 meters (15255 feet)
  • Lowest altitude: 3800 meters (12467 feet)
  • Level of difficulty: Moderate to Difficult

With the 7 Lakes full day tour, you will experience a unique side of Peru’s natural beauty. It promises a day full of adventure, exploration, and relaxation.

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Inclusions

Includes

  • Breakfast & lunch
  • Permits & Entrance Tickets
  • High quality service & safety
  • Pre-departure briefing
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish - English)
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle.

Excludes

  • Dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
Packing List

What Do I Need To Bring?

  • Clothing for both warm and cold climates.
  • Sun hat to protect neck and face (01)
  • Woolly hat for the cold (01)
  • Fleece jacket (01)
  • Hard shell jacket (01)
  • Under wears (04)
  • Trekking shoes/boots.(01)
  • Woolen/synthetic socks.(04)
  • Flashlight or Headlamp(02)
  • Water bottle or camel back (01)
  • Trekking towels (01)
  • Toilet paper (01)
  • Sunscreen with UV protecction, insect repellent, toilet paper, hand cleaner/disinfecting alcohol gel.
  • Camera (with rain protection), a flash light/headlamp and extra batteries.
  • Snacks (e.g. chocolate bars and dried fruit)
  • Money cash in soles / approx. 400 soles (100 dollars)
  • Small lock and plastic bags
  • Rain Poncho
  • Since the weather can be very cold and rainy, your clothes – once wet – won’t dry at night. It’s best to take some clothes to change.
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