Rainbow Mountain 1D
The Rainbow Mountain, also well know as Vinicunca Mountain it´s a full day tour combining with a 03 hours trek in the Andes, along this day tour you will find spectacular Andean sceneries and exotic landscapes , also you will find beautiful and covered snow mountains with plenty of Andean Life
duration : 1 Days | 0 Nights
The rainbow mountain Full Day
Enjoy the natural colors of the Colores Cusco Mountain, walking through some isolated communities, where you will be able to interact with the locals who still keep the culture alive. You will see snow-capped peaks, herds of llamas, glaciers and turquoise lakes, all within an incredibly colorful mountain range. The trekking is one of the quietest in the region, you probably won't see another trekker.
The trek offers a selection of wildlife including condors, vicuñas, wild cats and pumas. The colorful sandstone mountains in the Vinicunca area are probably the coolest thing you'll ever see in Peru.
In this program we will visit one of the new natural attractions of Cusco "The mountain of 7 colors". The tour starts early in the morning, we will pass by your hotel in Cusco between 04:00 and 04:30 am. To travel by car for approximately two hours to the south, until we reach the district of Cusipata - Paucarpata, (3310 masl.).) where we will enjoy a buffet breakfast, then we will travel by car for another hour until we arrive at the control post and start the hike (Llaqto), the hike will last approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, we will observe the typical flora and fauna of the Andes, among which the presence of Llamas and Alpacas stands out, we will pass by beautiful ravines and see snow-capped peaks, when we arrive at the Vinicunca or Mountain of Colors viewpoint (5080 masl.)) our guide will give us an explanation about the orography, ecosystem and color of the mountain, also we will be able to take advantage of the moment to observe the mountain range of Vinicunca (5020 m/16.466 ft.), to take the pictures of the memory and to admire the beautiful landscape, then we will return by the same way until the point where we initiated the long walk (Llaqto) where our transport will be waiting to take us of return until Cusipata, where we will enjoy the lunch buffet. After lunch we will start the return trip to the city of Cusco, arriving between 4 and 5 in the afternoon. The last stop will be near the Cusco Main Square.
- Transport to/from quishuarani
- 1 Breakfast
- Professional English/Spanish speaking guide
- 1 Lunch.
- First aid kit and oxygen tank.
- Vegetarian options / special diet available
- Additional Personal horse for riding
YOU HAVE TO BRING
- Warm clothes.
- A bottle of water.
- Strong walking shoes/tennis shoes
- Camera and films
- Extra money for souvenirs, drinks and TIPS.