Full Day Rainbow Mountain Trek - Cusco

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 16 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    3:30am from Monday to Sunday Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Times are subject to change due to local traff.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    We pick up from hotel
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Cusco
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

On this trek you will see quaint villages, beautiful adobe style houses, herds of llamas and alpacas and you will have magnificent views of the Ausangate Glacier (6,385 m / 20,945 ft), the highest mountain in the Cusco region.With uninterrupted beauty and solitude, this is a spectacular trip for trekkers who love a true outdoor adventure.

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We will pick you up early from your Cusco hotel and set out on a drive through the South Valley. The drive to the trailhead at Quessuno (4,326 m / 14,189 ft) is 3 hours long. Once we reach the Inkin Tuyoc bridge, we will have a fueling Local Breakfast.

We then start off on our hike, following a lovely stream. You will be immediately surprised by literally herds of alpacas and llamas. We will have consistent views of the Ausangate Mountain. We will hike through villages and interact with the local residents. We will stop for a deluxe box lunch along the trail.

Back on the trail, we encounter more of the traditional elements of this trek. This includes potato fields and unique fauna. We have the prospect of seeing chinchillas and vicunas. Vicunas are the only non-domesticated animal of the llama family in Peru. Many red mountains are also a highlight of this portion of the hike.

After a total hike of approximately 5 hours, we finally reach our destination, what we came to see.the Rainbow Mountains (5,020 m / 16,466 ft). After getting over the shock of their beauty, you will have time to explore the area. You will have time to take pictures and soak in the environment. We will spend approximately 30 minutes at the top.

At this point, it is time to go back down. We hike downhill the way we came. The hike will take 4 to 5 hours. Our private van will be waiting for us when we return.

We will embark on the 3 hour drive back to Cusco and drop you off at your Cusco hotel. Approximate arrival time is between 8 and 9 PM.

Meals:Continental Breakfast / Box lunch

Lowest Elevation:4,326 m / 14,189 ft

Highest Elevation:5,020 m / 16,466 ft

Distance to walk:15 km / 9 miles

Approximate walking time:5 to 6 hours up; 4 to 5 hours down

Level of Difficulty:Challenging

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National Park fees
  • Continental breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Beverages
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Dress code is smart casual

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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