Apacheta Pass, Ausangate, Peru
Maximilian Lehrke
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Peru Apacheta Pass, Ausangate

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The ancient Inca trail leads up over the Apacheta Chucura Pass (4,870 m above sea level) and then down to the lakes around Jatun Pucacocha. Great views of the south face of Ausangate and the lakes of different colors below. Hardly any tourists! Insane landscapes.

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Travel Information

Difficult to get. You need a local, cause there are no parking slots. Near to the roads are living some farmers, where you maybe can park, if the local knows the family or can speak their language for asking them kindly. The hike is challenging with many kilometers. You need to have good conditions, enough water and be fit in high altitude.
Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 06:08 - 17:33 | current local time: 06:28
Photo Themes Mountain Lake mountain panorama Mountain Pass

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