Full Day Trip To The Rainbow Mountains - Cusco

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 16 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    3 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    your hotel in Cusco
  • Return Details :
    your hotel in Cusco
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

This is a journey through a forgotten land of wild Andean landscapes, where you will discover snow-covered mountains, herds of alpacas and llamas, amazing views of the Andean valley as well as some small typical Andean towns which are wide spread along the road.Hidden deep in the Andes, you will finally find the beautiful rainbow mountains, named after the local peoples poncho colors.

Know More about this tour

Your adventure starts in Cusco where we pick you up from your hotel at 03:00 am. We start our 3 hour bus ride in our private tourist van in direction to the famous Ausangate Mountain (holy mountain Apu) until the town of Quesiuno. Here, we will have a nutritive breakfast and afterwards get ready to hike the ascending road through the Andean desert Puna. During the walk, you will be able to observe the Andean Camels from a very close distance. After approx. 4 hours  (depending on fitness level) you will reach the main destination: the Rainbow Mountain (Quechua: Vinicunca), also known as the 7-coloured mountain.

This view will definitely take your breath away! The large, bride colorful landscapes and on the other side the sacred mountain Ausangate with its impressive snowcapped picks.

After enjoying this great experience, we will descend the same path for approx. 2 hours back to the starting point, where you will have lunch. Then we take the bus back to Cusco, arriving there around 07:00 pm.

Inclusions

  • Private tourist transportation
  • Breakfast and Lunch buffet
  • Fluent English/ Spanish and Quechua speaking guide
  • Entrance to Rainbow Mountains

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Insurance of any kind
  • *Horseback riding available upon request, at additional cost of $30 per person

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

We recommend you to bring: 

Passport (copy or photo)

A personal light backpack

Hiking shoes

Raincoat or rain poncho

Thick jacket

Hat and sunglasses

Sun block

Gloves

Extra T-shirt

Personal medication

Toilet paper

Energy bars

Camera with charger and extra batteries

Extra money (Soles)

Not recommended for participants with back problems

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

Not recommended for pregnant women

Not wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately