Discover Rainbow Mountain on this wonderful full day hiking tour from Cuzco. See beautiful landscapes and alpaca and llama farms with native inhabitants
An easier, enjoyable visit of Vinicunca, Rainbow Mountain elevation 5200 meter, which is a part of the eastern chain of the Andes and very close to the sacred mountain Ausangate, 6372 meters. A scenic hike passing local farms with the inhabitants going about their everyday life also seeing the llamas and alpacas grazing in nature.
5:00AM Our guide will meet you in your hotel and in private transportation drive to the community of Cusipata, then we will go with our transport to the community of CUSIPATA along a paved road of approximately 1:30 hours, then continue through the Cusipata branch for a space of 30 minutes, until We arrive at the town of CHILLIHUANIl, where we will pass through picturesque places such as TINTINKO, RIO TIGRE, observe alpaca farms, local people dressed in their typical and very colorful costumes. In addition we will observe the Surina Mountain very close to us through the LLACTO sector until we reach the end of the road where the vehicle will wait for our return. There is the starting point of our adventure of ascent to the mountain of colors either walking or riding for about 1 hour and a half, where we can appreciate panoramic views such as the Red Valley and the mountains with Nevado del Ausangate and small lagoons, where we will stop and have lunch. You will be able to appreciate and take pictures of the Mountain of Colors. Then we will begin to descend to our starting point during 1 hour and a half approx. We will board our mobility to return to Cusco for approximately 2 hours.
To make this hike, it is important to bear in mind that the altitudes are exceptional (they reach up to 5200 meters above sea level), especially in the ascent and the destination point, so we recommend doing this route only if your conditions of Health is fine, if you have heart or respiratory problems.
If you are prone to suffer from height sickness, it is better to consider other options since there are no emergency services nearby.
Prices based on vehicle size with driver only or with English speaking guide: (Driver is not a guide and will not accompany you to the site)