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Cusco - Cusipata
Cusipata - 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 – Cusipata – Rainbow Mountain – Red valley - Cusco

You will be picked up from your hotel around 4:00 am. We proceed to drive nearly 3 hours in a private van to the trailhead where the hotel will provide you box breakfast upon arrival to fuel up for the trek ahead of you. After enjoying our breakfast we start hiking. We are going to hike around 1 hour roughly until the top of the RAINBOW MOUNTAIN, we will have time to explore the area and take pictures. you will spend approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour (depend on your trekking speed and weather conditions).

After enjoying the Rainbow Mountains for about one hour, we go to visit the RED VALLEY which takes another 30 minutes. Then we get back to the trailhead (1 hour roughly), where we catch our van, then we drive for one hour more to our Lunch spot which is  Cusipata Community (3,250m/11,000feet) where you eat your home made lunch in a local house prepared by local people. After the meals we have a chance to visit the guinea pigs of the family. Then we drive back to Cusco. We will drop you off at your hotel around 4 pm roughly.

  • 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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