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Rainbow Mountain Peru tour full day

Tour Code:
RM-0109
Location:
Cusco - Peru
Duration:
Full Day
From

US$ 89.00

Difficulty
2.5/5

Description

The Mountain of 7 colors or Rainbow Mountain, are names used by local people to call this beautiful place (VinincuncaArcoiris), is located in the Department of Cusco between the provinces of Quispicanchis and Canchis. This mountain is special because it is possible to see the colors of the rainbow and depending on the season and climatic conditions is appreciated with greater or less intensity, to this spectacular view is added the combination of the snowy mountains of the Vilcanota mountain range, see South American camelids such as llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and with a little luck we can see the condor, the largest bird in the world flying over the mountains.

For this and many reasons was included by “National Geographic” as one of the 100 places that one must visit before leaving to the afterlife.

Highlights

  • Hike in one day on the picturesque Rainbow Mountain near the ¨Kingdom of the Sky¨ on an altitude of over 5000m.
  • Hike up the rainbow mountain and admire its natural colorful beauty.
  • Trek through a wild landscape full of alpacas, llamas and snowy mountains.
  • Enjoy the views of the snowy Andean mountain tops and the colorful rainbow mountain.
  • Trek across the remote Andean valleys and visit the breathtaking Rainbow Mountain.

Keeping You Safe During COVID-19

  • Use of a face mask mandatory for travelers in all public areas.
  • Use of mandatory face mask for guides in all public areas.
  • Hand sanitizer available for travelers and staff.
  • Mandatory social distancing throughout the experience High traffic areas.
  • Regularly disinfected transport vehicles.
  • Temperature controls for travelers at the beginning of the experience

Itinerary

Pick up from the hotel between 3:00 and 3:30 am, we will take an approximate 2 hour journey in our tourist transportation to the town of Pitucarca,  and have our breakfast 6:30 am. then will continue driving for 30 more minutes where we will enlist for the walk.

We start the walk up to the rainbow mountain, this first part is 2 hours until you reach the vantage point of Vinicunca, where you will have a spectacular view of the snowy Ausangate and the Mountain of colors (Rainbow Mountain). After having free time for some photos and contemplating this beautiful landscape, we will begin the descent trek to the village of Pitunarca where we are waiting for a delicious lunch and then return to Cusco approximately 16:00 pm.

As an alternative to hiking, you can rent a horse for your comfort. Request this service at the time of the quote.

If you have more some more days to spend in Cusco and want to explore more the Andes you can take the tour Ausangate trek and Raibow Mountain.

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