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Rainbow Mountain Day Tour from Cusco

Discover the amazing Rainbow Mountain!

Full Day / 1 Day Short Hike

23 reviews
Rainbow Mountain Day Tour from Cusco

Rainbow Mountain Day Tour from Cusco

Discover the amazing Rainbow Mountain!

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Full Day / 1 Day Short Hike

23 reviews

Overview

Rainbow Mountain Day Tour from Cusco, has become one of the most visited natural tourist destinations in Cusco – Peru, it is an excellent option for those travelers who enjoy being in contact with nature.

You will also be able to appreciate a variety of natural landscapes including the Red Valley, Lagos, South American camelids and above all the hospitality of the locals who benefit the most from tourism.

What are you waiting for!!! Now there are no excuses not to visit this natural wonder by a shorter and safer route.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

DAY 01: CUSCO | CUSIPATA | PHULAWASIPATA | RAINBOW MOUNTAIN | PHULAWASIPATA | CUSIPATA | CUSCO
We begin this adventure from Cusco, we will take a walk of approximately 2 hours to reach Rainbow Mountain.

Itinerary

CUSCO / CUSIPATA / PHULAWASIPATA / VINICUNCA / CUSCO

The Rainbow Mountain, also known as Vinicunca or Winicunca. It is one of the most visited natural places in Peru, our Rainbow Mountain Tour through Cusipata begins with the pick up from 04:20 am – 5:00 am depending on the location of your accommodation in Cusco, once everyone is in the vehicle we We will go to the south of the city of Cusco, the trip will be approximately 2 hours to Cusipata, place of our breakfast, then we will continue for another hour of travel in the minivan, where we will be able to observe llamas, alpacas and local people. by the way.

In Phulawasipata it will be the starting point, we will have a walk of approximately 2 hours, depending on the pace of walking that we do, here you will also have the option of renting a horse if you do not feel well, (remember that the Vinicunca mountain is over 5,000 meters above sea level.

From this point we will have the best view of the mountains and in front we will be able to see the highest mountain in Cusco called Ausangate at 6,400 m / 20,944 Feet

After this we will descend for 01 hour to take the transport to the lunch point again in Cusipata, to finally go to the city of Cusco where we will arrive approximately between 04:00 to 05:00 p.m. to Cusco, so we will end our excursion to this wonderful destination that cannot be missed on your visit to Cusco.

Included

  • Professional guide.
  • Breakfast and lunch (if you have any special diet, please let us know before starting the trip or during the reservation of the tour to our company).
  • Tourist transportation in and out.
  • trekking sticks.
  • First aid kit.

No Included

  • Air flights.
  • Entrance tickets to the Montaña de Colores (US$ 8.00 dolars).
  • Horse rental (US$ 25.00 dolars).
  • Extra drinks such as: water, beer, coke, etc.
  • Walking sticks.

Recommendations

  • Backpack with protective layer.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Water bottle.
  • Camera.
  • Sunglasses, sun block, caps or hats.
  • Warm and light clothing.
  • Medications if you are taking them.
  • Rain poncho.
  • Camera with extra batteries.
  • Some snacks such as chocolate bars and dried fruits.
  • Extra money in soles.

Packing List

What To Bring

  • It is recommended to wear a windbreaker jacket (it is always windy in the mountains)
  • Comfortable pants for walks.
  • Rain poncho.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Cap.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Water and Snacks.
  • Extra money in cash to make some last minute purchases (at the entrance door there are stores).

Travel Guide

1) How many tourists maximum are there in the group?

The All Inclusive Service to the Mountain of the 7 Colors is shared. In order to protect ourselves against Covic 19, the groups are a maximum of 8 tourists.

2) Are there restrooms on the way up the mountain?

Yes. The local residents have installed bathrooms during the trip to the mountain. These services have a cost of 1 Peruvian sol (0.3 USD).

3) Can I get a horse on my own at the place?

Yes. Many residents offer their horses at the checkpoint before starting the walk on the Mountain of the 7 Colors. However, in high tourist season (April to October), all horses may be reserved.

4) Is it dangerous to visit the Mountain of 7 Colors?

No. The discomforts of altitude sickness usually pass over time. The All Inclusive Service offers a first aid kit. In addition, the tour guide is trained for emergency situations.

5) What to bring to the tour?

It is recommended to bring a windbreaker jacket (it is always windy in the mountains), comfortable pants for hiking, rain poncho, sunscreen, hat, trekking shoes, water and extra cash to make some last minute purchases (at the door). entrance there are shops).

6) Should I book the Vinicunca tour long in advance?

No. The entrance to Vinicunca does not yet have an availability limit. However, this may change within the next few years.

7) I don’t exercise regularly? Can I walk to Vinicunca?

The final walk to the 7 Color Mountain requires some physical resistance. However, a person who does not exercise regularly can do this walk at a slow pace.

8) At what times of the year is Vinicunca covered with snow?

The best time to travel to the 7 Colors Mountain is during the dry season (April to October). In the rainy season (from November to March) snow can form and cover the mountain.

9) Can I go to Vinicunca in a wheelchair?

Unfortunately not. The final walk to the 7 Color Mountain traverses stone and sand trails that cannot be traveled by wheelchair.

10) Does it include a first aid kit?

Yes, the tour includes a first aid kit with alcohol, gauzes, oxygen and the basic medicines necessary to counteract the effects of altitude sickness.

Prices

Number of persons Price per person

The ”Rainbow Mountain Day Tour from Cusco can leave any day of the week, all year round.

PRICES: 

Group Tour:

  • Per Person: USD 25 dollars (Adult).

Small Group:

  • Per Person: USD 65 dollars (Adult).

Private Group (Min 2 People):

  • Per Person: USD 130 dollars (Adult).
    • (If you are a only person, consult with our Travel Agents).

PRE-PAYMENT: US$ 25 per person

DEPOSIT CHARGES
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This group tour is guaranteed to operate with only 1  guests.

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