A weekend in Pacchanta: A remote town in Cusco

Sometimes, when you’re doing volunteer work, especially in Cusco, you think you might not have time for everything, but you do!

There are a lot of popular places you can visit while in Cusco, such as the Salt Mines of Maras, the Sacred Valley, Rainbown Mountain, and many more. But if you’re a volunteer that’s looking for a more real experience in a remote community, then this is the place.

Pacchanta, the last town you see before you head for the Ausangate trek (but we’re not going to talk about this trek), is a very small community located near the base of the Ausangate glacier.

If you cannot take a week from your volunteer project, then you can spend a weekend there, hike throug the seven lakes that this area has and then enjoy some hot springs.

Do you want to know how to get there? Keep reading!

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Camping in Cusco: 5 destinations that will blow you away

Are you in Cusco to do some volunteer work and are looking for a hike to do during the weekend? Then camping under the stars should definitely be on your list!

If you love adventure and nature and have some free time from your volunteer work, then camping is the perfect idea.

Cusco, home of Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, has many beautiful places to camp. There’s nothing better than enjoying the beauty of nature with friends, family, or someone special.

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