OVERVIEW

Visit the beautiful Rainbow Mountain of Peru, also known as Vinicunca. During this tour you will be able to enjoy the stunning views that surround this area as well as see some of the local isolated communities. You will see snowcapped peaks, herds of llamas, glaciers and turquoise lakes, all set within an incredibly colourful mountain range.

ITINERARY

We will pick you at approximately 4:30 am from your hotel in Cusco. We’ll depart heading south from Cusco and drive for approximately 2.5 hours until we get to the town of Jarupa where we will have a buffet breakfast. After breakfast, we will head 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. 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 5200m (17,060 ft). During the tour you will have great views of the amazing landscapes of the Ausangate area.

Once at the peak, you can enjoy the mountain in all its splendor, have a rest and ensure you get all the photos necessary! The mountain’s variety of colours are a result of the different minerals contained within it. Afterwards, we will then walk for approximately 15 minutes to where we will have a buffet lunch. Afterwards, we will make our way back and walk for approximately 3 hours until we arrive at Pampachiri, where our transport will be waiting to take us back to Cusco (3 hours), arriving back at the city at approximately 7pm.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Transportation to the attraction
    • Professional Tour Guide
    • Breakfast and lunch made by locals
    • Entrance fees
    • Oxygen tank
    • First aid kit

Difficulty: Hard
Altitude: 5200m

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