Trekking to Rainbow Mountain - Vinicunca Full day

Experience a beautiful route to the Valley of Ausangate in a walk of only about 1 hour, in which we will appreciate a chain of mountains that as we go upwards they will change their colors until we reach Vinicunca known as the Mountain of 7 colors or Arco Iris for its similarity to the colors of the Rainbow and known as Cerro Colorado. The Vinicunca mountain is located at 5,200 meters above sea level, and due to the large amount of minerals that have been revealed as a result of the thaw, its colors have attracted hundreds of tourists per year.

DURATION
15 HOURS
DEPARTURES
Daily
PHYSICAL LEVEL
CATEGORY
Walking
STARTS IN
Cusco
DESTINATIONS
Cusco, Vinicunca, Ausangate

Itinerary of Trekking to Rainbow Mountain - Vinicunca Full day

Rainbow Mountain Full Day

Our journey to the Sacred Mountain of Vinicunca will start by picking you up from your Hostel in Cusco in our tourist mobility around 04:00 to 04:30 a.m.

We will travel to the south side of the city of Cusco through picturesque villages whose buildings will vary as we go up to reach the district of Cusipata, from here we will go to the small town of Paucarpata where we will enjoy a delicious and energetic breakfast.

After breakfast we will continue in the tourist mobility to Qomer Qocha, from this point we will begin our walk to the Rainbow Mountain - Vinicunca, the road will take us around 45 to 1 hour of ascent to 5,200 meters above sea level.

Along the way we can see some South American camelids, settlers with their typical costumes and the change in the coloration of the mountains to Vinicunca where we can enjoy the landscape of the entire Vilcanota mountain range.

After taking some pictures and enjoying the landscape beauty of one of the 30 best landscapes in the world according to the Association of Agencies of Japan (JATA) we will initiate the return to the parking lot where mobility will be waiting for us to return to Paucarpata where we will enjoy of a delicious lunch.

After lunch we will return to the city of Cusco where we will be arriving around 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Meal
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Transport
  • Touristic

This program includes

  • Hostel Pick-up
  • Transfer
  • Professional Guide (bilingual)
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Admission to the road of Vinicunca.
  • First-aid kit
  • Oxygen Tank
Transport
  • Touristic
Meal
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

This program does not include

  • Horse for emergency (S/. 80) Optional

What to bring

  • Passport
  • Small backpack (Water, Camera, Snacks, etc)
  • Full breakfast and Healthy lunch (if you did not request for meals)
  • Light clothings, a raincoat (since the weather is changing and windy)
  • A sun hat or knit hat for cold
  • Sun screen
  • Extra money for shopping and extras costs