Rainbow mountain full-day trip (Vinicunca)


Price per person: $110  (For a minimum of 2 people)

Itinerary:

We will pick you at approximately 4:30 am from your hotel in Cusco. We’ll depart heading south from Cusco. We will drive for about 2.5 hours until we get to the town of Jarupa where we will have a buffet breakfast. After breakfast, we will get towards Quesiyono (4,326 m / 14,189 ft.), passing through various small towns. At this point you will have the opportunity to rent a horse to help you during the walk. (4,326 m / 14,189 ft.), This is when the extraordinary ascending trek starts, we will walk for approximately 3 hours towards the mountain Vinicunca, also called the rainbow mountain, located above 5000 masl. During the tour we will be able to observe the surroundings, and the amazing landscapes of the Ausangate area.

Once up there we will be able to enjoy this mountain in all its splendor. The variety of its colors is due to the different minerals that it possesses. After this, we will walk for about 15 minutes until we arrive to the location where we will have a buffet lunch. After this, we will make our way back and walk for approximately 3 hours until we arrive to Pampachiri, where our transport will be waiting to take us back to Cusco (3 hours), arriving to the city at around 7 at night.

What’s included:

  • Transportation
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Buffet breakfast and lunch made by locals
  • Oxygen tank
  • Entrance fee

What’s not included:

  • Horse back riding, available upon request

Take with you:

  • Walking sticks
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat