FIRST DAY: CUSCO-, MOLLEPATA – SORAYPAMPA
We leave Cusco at 5:00 am, in a private van until we reach Mollepata (3850 meters above sea level), passing before Izcuchaca and Limatambo, we arrive at our destination around 7:30 am. where we will make a 40-minute stop to have breakfast and introduce the cook and muleteer who will accompany us for the next 3 days of the tour. Here we begin our first day of walking, we will have an hour and a half walk to a place called Cruzpata; stop to observe the majestic snow-capped Humantay (5480 masl), two hours later we will arrive at Sayllapata where you will have the first lunch, after a delicious lunch and a little rest we will continue the walk for three hours to our first camp in Soraypampa (3900 masl) being approximately 17:00. We will have “tea time” where our passengers can drink the famous coca tea to compensate for altitude sickness and where our guide can explain a little more about the area we are in, then we will enjoy the night sky of the Andes. to learn a little about Andean astronomy, followed by dinner and then rest to get ready for the hardest day.