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Cusco - Pitumarca
Pitumarca - Cusco
Min Age : 8+
Max People : 2 - 10

Rainbow Mountain Full Day Hike

The Rainbow Mountain Full Day Hike in Peru (5,020 m / 16,466 ft) was Recently ranked by national geographic as one of the best hikes in Cusco region, we are unique in providing cultural immersion by introducing our hikers to isolated communities. You will interact with local who are still keeping their unique culture and traditions alive! You will have chance to see snow capped mountain peaks, herds of llamas and alpacas, glaciers and turquoise lakes, all set within this incredibly colourful mountain range. Our Rainbow Mountain Trek is one of the most secluded routes in the region and you’ll likely not see another trekker.

This Unique Vinicunca Mountain Full Day Hike is a great experience for those who does not like camping but still you want to discover the colourful mountain with charming views ever of Ausangate peaks and surrounding and Red Valley on the way down.

Red Hill Full Day Hike – Highlight

  • Blowing mind views of Ausangate peak
  • Amazing mountain ranges of Ausangate
  • Beautiful villages and indigenous people
  • Native Llamas and alpacas
  • History and cultural immersion
  • Flora and fauna
  • Delicious traditional cuisine
  • Amazing wonder of the world Painted Mountain Full Day Hike

Rainbow Mountain 1 Day – Overview

  • Trip style ; Adventures, History & Cultural Immersion
  • Length : Rainbow Mountain Tour 1 Day
  • Frequency: All Year Round
  • Group: 2 peersons min , max 10 persons
  • Fhysical grading: Moderate, Challenging
  • Total distance hiked: 16 km /9,100 miles
  • Beginning altitude: 4,326 m /14,189 ft
  • Maximun altitude: 5,020 m /16,564 ft

DAY 1:Cusco – Pitumarca – Rainbow Mountain – Cusco

We will pick you up from your hotel at 3 am and begin with our amazing Rainbow Mountain full Day Hike by driving through the South Valley. Our drive will take 3 hours to Quesiuno (4,326 m / 14,189 ft) a long the way there are amazing views of farming Inca terraces, valleys and rocky mountains.

Once we reach to the start point, we start off on our Rainbow Mountain Full Day following a lovely stream. You will be greeted by the local people of the Andes and herds of alpacas and llamas. We will have great views of the Ausangate Mountain all along our ascent. We will hike through villages and interact with the local people who are still keeping their way of life, culture and their unique traditions alive.

After a total hike of approximately 3 hours, we reach our destination, what we came to see….the Rainbow Mountain (5,020 m / 16,466 ft)! After taking in the spectacular landscape you will have time to explore the area.

After taking lots of pictures it is time to make our ascent down the amazing mountain top. We hike downhill the way we came which should take 2-3 hours. Our private van will be waiting for us when we return.

We will embark on the 3 hour drive back to Cusco and drop you off at your Cusco Hotel. Approximate arrival time is between 8 and 9 PM.

  • Bilingual English speaking tour guide for our Rainbow Mountain Full Day  (an additional guide will be present for groups of 9+)
  • Pre-trek briefing at your hotel one or two days prior
  • Pick up and drop off from your Hotel and transportation to Quesiunu
  • Snacks
  • Entrance fee
  • Walking poles
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
  • Water bottles
  • Use of emergency oxygen bottle and first aid kit if required
Doesn't Include
  • Tips
  • Emergency Horse
What to bring for Full Day Hike:
  • Original passport
  • Hiking clothes (warm/winter jacket, waterproof trousers, hiking boots, rain poncho, winter hat, gloves etc.)
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, wet wipes, personal towel)
  • Sun protection lotion (factor 35+ recommended)
  • Head lamp
  • Sunglass and sun hat
  • Camera
  • Spare batteries (batteries run down faster at altitude)
  • Binoculars
  • Hiking poles (must be rubber tipped)

Group Service

  • 2018 – Price per person  US$85 (adults)

Private Group Price

  • 2018 – Price per person US$140.00 ( adults)

Important: Price includes up to 5  kilos of your personal belongings to be carried by the mules (NO need of extra Porter hire!).

How to book (Group or Private Service):

You can either book by emailing us or by using the Booking form provided on this site.

By e-mail: andeanpathtravel@gmail.com

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