Enjoy the natural colors of the rarely visited Rainbow Mountain trek, hiking througth some isolated communities, in which you interact with the local people who are still keeping the culture alive. You will see snowcapped peaks, herds of llamas, glaciers and turquoise lakes, all set within a incredible colorful mountain range. The Rainbow Mountain treks offers a selection of wildlife including vicunas bobcats. The colorful sandstone mountains in the Vinicunca area is probably the coolest thing will see in Peru.
We will pick you up at your hotel at 5:00 am and to go head to the town of Urco (located on the road from Cusco to Puno) and the Checacupe district (about 2 hours) before taking the bypass which will lead us to Piturmata. We will cross several small villages to the community of Hanchipata - Quesiuno (1:20 hours journey), ideal place to start our hike. On the way, we will see several mountains, including the famous snowy summit of the Ausangate, as well as, lagoons and magnificent pastures of llamas and alpacas.
At the end of an ascent of about 3 hours, we will reach the summit of Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain or 7 Colors Mountain) and have 1:00 hour to catch our breath and take magnificent photos of the mountain. As well as the sumptuous surrounding, landscape. We will then begin our descent of about 2:30 hours to reach our starting point and return to Cusco by bus.
Our groups are maximum 10 people or fewer to have a personalize service.
* Total hour with the bus 6 hours.
* Total hours walking 5 hours.
What is Included
- Private tourist bus (Round Trip).
- Entrance Rainbow Mountain
- 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch. 1 Snakc (Optional Vegetarian).
- Professional Tour Guide.
- First Aid kit.
- First oxygen balloon.
- Optional: Hire a horse for 60 Soles -Talk directly with your guide
Emergency horses + horseman 30 dollars