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Rainbow Mountain trek in 1 day

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Stop At: Cerro Colorado Vinicunca, Apv- Tipon-n11, Cusco 08003 Peru

The impressive mountain of colors attracts a large number of visitors, no doubt, for its variety of colors and for being in the Andes at a height of more than 5000 meters above sea level, for many visitors this place is a great challenge and Enjoy the wonderful scenery it is even more.


4.00 a.m. - 4.30 a.m. Pick up from your hotel in Cusco and transfer on the route to the south of the city of Cusipata - Paucarpata for 2 hours approximately, where we will enjoy a delicious breakfast. Then we will continue our tour for 40 minutes to the control point where we will start to do the trek. Once this point is reached, our guide will give you the instructions and recommendations of the route and the latest scopes. The walk will last approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes until you reach Vinicunca or Montaña de Colores 5020 m.s.n.m. On the way we will observe a large number of llamas and alpacas, which are with the shepherds who dress in beautiful colorful costumes. Then we will go to the highest parts, surrounded by the peaks of the snowy Ausangate. We will arrive at this point at 10.30 a.m. approx. This is where our guide will explain about the orography, ecosystem and color of the mountain. You can continue climbing to the highest 5080 m. On return we will take the route through the Mirador del Valle Rojo. Then we will have our delicious buffet lunch, variety of Novo Andean food. Finally, we will return to the city of Cusco.

It is recommended 2 days of acclimatization in Cusco. And people who are not in optimal physical condition for the walk, have the option to rent a horse

Maximum height. 5080 m.s.n.m.

Distance to travel: 4.5 k.m.

Duration of the trekking: 3.5 hours approx.

Duration: 14 hours
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
4.00 a.m. - 4.30 a.m. Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
Departure Time
4:00 AM
  • Lunch - • Private Transportation • 1 snack and 1 lunch at a local restaurant • Entrance • English / Spanish bilingual guide • First aid kit: includes oxygen balloon
  • Breakfast
  • Private transportation
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Entry/Admission - Cerro Colorado Vinicunca
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 25 June 2019

The organization and the experience were completely incredible. It was exactly what we were looking for , and the results were absolutely amazing.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Luis Fernando G
Santu_Operador, Owner at Santu Tour Operator - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

You are welcome! and we hope to see you again in Cusco!

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  • Duration: 14h
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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