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Rainbow Mountain Peru

Rainbow Mountain Peru

peru-expeditions Full Day

Rainbow Mountain Peru full Day

1-Day Rainbow Mountain or Vinicunca hike, as well called Montaña de Siete Colores → Mountain of Seven Colors, is located in the Andes exactly in Cusco region of Peru. In order to arrive to the trailhead, it’s a three-hour drive from Cusco. To get to the lookout, you’ll need to walk about six miles. The trek is a little fairly challenging, so it’s recommended for beginner trekkers.

Overview

The Rainbow Mountain of Peru, take a 3-hour hike through the painted hills of Rainbow Mountain. Experience the beautiful landscape of the Andes. Marvel at views of snow-capped mountain peaks, interact with the native Andean people, look for local wildlife and more.

On this 1 day hike you will see quaint villages, beautiful adobe style houses, herds of llamas and alpacas and you will have magnificent views of the Ausangate Mountain (6,385 m / 20,945 ft.), the highest mountain in Cusco region.

Itinerary:

From Cusco centre, head toward Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca Mountain) for an amazing journey into undiscovered lands. As you get closer to the peak, get your first sight of the colored minerals that form the hills.

Marvel at typical views of the snow-capped mountain peaks of the Andes. Look out for native animals along the way. During the 3-hour hike in the painted hills of Rainbow Mountain, discover a native culture that remains intact to this day. Explore how the locals live and get the chance to speak with them. Trek through a vibrant green valley with views of the impressive Ausangate Mountain on the horizon.

Your guide explains what makes Rainbow Mountain so impressive. Finally, climb to a vantage point for a 360-degree view of the sacred landscape. Then transfer back to Cusco where you will be dropped off in the main square or hotel.

Price

The price depends on the number of people

  Number of Travelers    Price – Based on number of people  
 1 people US$450.00 Solo Traveler
2 peopleUS$220.00 per person
3 peopleUS$190.00 per person
4 peopleUS$165.00 per person
5+ peopleUS$130.00 per person

Inclusions

Included:

→ Pick up from you hotel.

→ Round trip transportation in our  bus (bed sit).

→ Breakfast

→ 1 Buffet lunch (eat as much as you like!)

→ Hot drinks.

→ Snacks.

→ Professional Tour Guide.

→ Assistant tour Guide (only for 9 people or more)

→ First Aid kit and Oxygen bottle.

→ Entrance fee.

→ Horse for emergencies

Exclusions

○ Alcoholic drinks and others not mentioned on the list

○ Walking stick

○ Dinner.

○ Rain poncho (can be bought anywhere in the city or along the trail).

○ Horse for entire trip (USD 50.00)

What you need to take:

♥ Daypack, warm clothes (scarf, sweaters, rain jacket, gloves)

♥ Walking boots.

♥ Walking sticks

♥ Rain poncho

♥ Sun hat + sunglasses.

♥ Toilet paper and hand sanitizer.

♥ Suncream

♥ Extra money, minimum 250.00 soles (USD $80.00)

Important: Max. Group Size 16 people with 2 Guides.

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