Ausangate is approximately 55 miles (89 kilometers) away from Cusco and about 100 miles (161 kilometers) from Cusco - Machu Picchu.
Traveling through this popular part of the country is all about discovery, so be sure to take a road trip and explore a couple of the other cool cities, towns and villages in the vicinity of Ausangate. Andahuaylillas, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east, and Oropesa, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the east of Ausangate are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
About 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the west of Ausangate is Cusco, a regional city where you can visit Pukapukara, Cusco Museum of Popular Art and Tambomachay. Garcilaso de la Vega Stadium, Cusco Craft Center and UNSAAC Yale International Center are some more popular places worth investigating for those who would like to spend a while longer there.
This region is popular for its range of war relics and monuments; these are often evocative portals into the area's rich past. The best places for tourists to visit when they discover a new place are the spots that best illustrate the culture. Make a trip to Peru's history museums, mansions and art museums.
Be sure to pack hiking shoes and join one of the fascinating culinary tours, segway tours and cycling tours. There are plenty of high-adrenaline adventures to be had. Around Peru. Try hiking or caving to get your heart rate up.
When the time comes to return to your friends and family at home, you'll be bidding this special place a sad Adiós (farewell).