MOUNTAIN OF COLORS 1 DAY
The best one day trekking tour, you will undoubtedly enjoy the wonderful mountain of colors. To see this attraction is good to acclimatize at least one day. Because it rises up to 5000 meters in height. On the way you can see flames, alpacas, vicuñas. Native people who speak Quechua and the majestic Ausangate.
DAY 1: CUSCO – PITUMARCA – VINICUNCA – CUSCO
We will pick up at 3.30 am, then we go on private transport through southern valley; to the town of Checacupe and after half an hour we will reach Pitumarca where the car stop a short time.
From here on the road continue to the town of Hanchipata, where we take the breakfast, the weather at this point is a bit cold. Then we continue by transport to the town of Quesani place Trekking start.
8:00 AM – All we will get ready with our guide and horsemen, that will accompany us to the top of Vinicunca, the first installment is walking on a plain grassland where grazing thousands of Alpacas, llamas. We also find pastors and people who still wear their native costumes.
10:00 AM – Is the time that will be arriving at the foothills mythical colorful mountain, with some effort, begin to climb to the top (5.200 meters), from where you have to appreciate the majesty of the mountains of colors, and the high Andean glaciers.
Those who wish can also go to the other side of the mountain, where the scenery is more beautiful because they are chains of mountains of red, yellow, green, violet, sprinkled with snow, under a blue sky.
11:00 AM – It’s time to return to Quesani, this time the descent will be easier, it will take approximately 2 hours.
After meeting everyone in the car, this will return to Cusco, but before a delicious lunch in Pitumarca novo Andean lunch.
6:30 PM – Arrival time to the main square of Cusco
- Bus Cusco-Quesani – Cusco
- 1 lunch, 1 breakfast, 1 Snack
- Entrance ticket
- English tour guide
- Oxygen Tank
- Trekking poles
- Drinks such as water, soda, beer
WHAT TO BRING
- Trekking poles
- Warm clothes
- Shoe Trekking
- Rain jacket
- Water bottle
- small backpack