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