Full day trip to Rainbow Mountain

  • Destination: Cusco, Peru
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price per person: $50

Journey through an undiscovered land of wild Andeans landscapes, snowcapped peaks, herd of alpacas and lamas, amazing views of the Andean valley, driving true typical Andean town are spread along the road, it take to arrive at the ultimate destination; the colorful hills hidden deep in the Andes, that the locals call them the rainbow mountains, as their ponchos.

Program Itinerary

Day 1

Your adventure starts in Cusco, we picked you up from your hotel at 3:00am, and we ride in direction to Ausangate Mountain (holly mountain (Apu), for about 3-hour trip in private tourist van until the town of Quesiuno. Where we will have local breakfast (nutritive) and get ready to hit an ascending road true an Andean desert, (Puna). Where you will be able to observe the Andean Camelids from very close distance, after 4 hours (depending on fitness level) you will reach the main destination  the Rainbow Mountain, also known as 7 color mountain, in Quechua language Vinicunca, from where the locals get the inspiration to color their ponchos that they use every day.

This view it will take your breath way, the large, bride colorful landscapes, in the other side the sacred mountain Agusante, with impressive snowcapped picks, the highest mountain in Cusco area.

After all this exited experience you will star to descend for 2 hours to the start point, where you will have lunch. After take the transport back to Cusco in a journey of 3 hours, arriving in Cusco around 7pm.

Our tips:
The hike to the Rainbow Mountain is a challenging one. It will take a full day to complete the adventure and you are going be in a constantly high elevation (above 14,000ft). Make sure you are acclimatize to the altitude before you take this adventure experience. It is a good idea to have a day or two of acclimatization, and drink plenty of water the prior days to the hike.
  • Private tourist transportation.
  • Breakfast and buffet lunch.
  • Fluent English/ Spanish and Quechua speaking guide
  • Fee to Rainbow Mountain.

*Horseback available upon request, at additional cost $30

Not Included:
  • Drinks
Recommend you to bring:
Weather in the Andes it is unpredictable. Please be prepared with warm clothes.

  • Passport (copies or photos)
  • A personal light backpack
  • Hiking shoes
  • Raincoat or rain poncho
  • Thick jacket
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sun block
  • Gloves
  • Extra T-shirt
  • Personal medication
  • Toilet paper
  • Energy bars
  • Camera with charger and extra batteries
  • Extra money (soles).
What we need when you make a reservation:
  • Full name as it is written in your passport
  • Passport number
  • Nationality.
  • Date of birth
  • Departure date for the tour
  • Send a deposit of 60% of the total price of your tour. (The remainder of your balance will be due upon your arrival in Cusco.) Payment may be made via *Western UnionPayPalABN AMRO Bank in Holland or securely and directly through our website by choosing your desired tour and clicking on the BOOK NOW button.

Price shared service $ 50,

15 people in the bus.

Price private service $180 pp. minimal 2 people maxima 6 people.

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