Rainbow Mountain Tour in Cusco | Group Tour
The Rainbow Mountain tour is a breathtaking, natural wonder. Our one-day trek to the peak, known to the locals as Vinicunca, begins and ends in Cusco. Throughout the day, you’ll encounter glaciers, snowcapped mountains, pristine rivers and lakes. Your trip culminates in the literal high point of your trek, the summit of mystical Rainbow Mountain. Indulge in a tasty Peruvian lunch amidst the spectacular scenery, with herds of alpaca roaming this magnificent landscape, dotted with quaint villages. Book a group tour online now to conquer one of Cusco’s most challenging yet highly rewarding hikes.
Rainbow Mountain Tour Highlights
Rainbow Mountain Tour – Itinerary Overview
The Rainbow Mountain tour starts with a 3 AM pick up from your accommodation. From there, we begin the three-hour drive to the starting point. Prior to commencing the trek, we’ll enjoy a light, nutritious breakfast in a local community. Afterwards, we set off, walking for around three-hours. Depending on your level, our highly knowledgeable tour guides allow you to set your own pace. Along the route, we’ll pass through lust green valleys, encountering quaint adobe houses, and bountiful local wildlife.
Once you reach the summit of stunning Rainbow Mountain, you’ll have ample time to take in the stunning landscape, relax, and capture beautiful photos of this natural wonder. Thereupon, we start the descent, navigating through the safest yet most scenic routes. Along the way, your guide will find a perfect spot to enjoy your richly deserved, delicious gourmet boxed-lunch. We employ local chefs to create all our meals, using only quality products. Finally, we will drive back to Cusco, returning you, invigorated, back to your accommodation around 5 PM.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TOUR
*This tour involves at least 3 hours of trekking, so you should be reasonably fit to partake.
*Rainbow Mountain sits at 5,200 meters. It is essential that you spend some time in Cusco getting acclimated, before going on this trek.
*If the altitude gets the better of you, horses are available to rent for 80 Soles to reach the top of Rainbow Mountain.
*We supply oxygen tanks (if needed) as well as blankets. However, it’s important to bring along the essentials such as extra water, hiking boots, and warm, rain-proof trekking apparel. Coca leaves or medication, to ward off the altitude impact, is also advisable.
We recommend you book this tour at least 1 week in advance.
If you have any extra question about this tour please contact us or send us a message by WhatsApp 0051 974 94 40 16.
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You will receive an electronic voucher via e-mail once your booking is confirmed.
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Departure Time3:00 am
Return Time5:00 pm
Cusco - Hanchipacha - Vinicunca or Rainbow Mountain
- Hiking Time: Approximately 3 hours
- Hiking Level: Moderate to strenuous
- Meals: B, L
- Transport: Tourist transport
- Activities: all the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide
- Entrance fees