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RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TREK 1 DAY

The best one day trekking tour, you will undoubtedly enjoy the wonderful rainbow mountain trek. 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.

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Rainbow Mountain Trek 1 day Trip Overview

Difficulty of the hike: Challenging

KmDistance hike: 4 Kilometers

Elevation max: 5200m

Group: 2-19

Price from $50 per person

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RAINBOW MOUNTAIN 1 DAY

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Day 1

CUSCO - FULAWASIPATA - RAINBOW MOUNTAIN - CUSCO

Difficulty level: Challenging
Altitude: 5200 m
Hiked distance: 4 km
Approximate walking time: 3 h

Pick up will be at 4:45 am, from your hotel or lodging in Cusco. Then we go in our van Mercedes Benz of 19 passengers, towards the south valley route, passing through the towns of Tipon, Urcos. After two hours we will arrive at the site of Cusipata, which is on the right bank of the Vilcanota river, from here take us the detour to the enigmatic mountains of the Rainbow.

8:00 AM – We will arrive at the town of Fulawasipata which is at an altitude of 4,100 meters, here we will have our Cusco breakfast, by the way it is very abundant and delicious. And we will also organize ourselves with our guides who will accompany us to the summit of the Vinicunca peak or the Arcoiris hill. The first section will be walked on a grassy plain, where thousands of Alpacas graze, llamas. We will also meet with shepherds and settlers who still wear their native costumes.

9:00 AM – You will climb a small step, from where you can see the sacred mountains of Ausangate, and the Vilcanota mountain range.

9:45 AM – It is the time that we will be arriving at the skirts of the mystic hill of colors, with some effort, we will begin to climb to the top (5,200 meters), from where they will be able to appreciate the majesty of the mountains of colors, the high Andean glaciers.

Those who wish can also go to the other side of the mountain, where the landscape is more beautiful, are chains of mountains of red, yellow, green, violet, dotted with snow, under a blue sky.

10:30 AM – It’s time to return, this time the descent will be easier, it will take an approximate time of 1 hour. Back in the restaurant, we will all share the buffet lunch that awaits you at your arrival in Fulawasipata, our lunch also has the vegetarian option for those who wish. In the afternoon we are returning to the city of Cusco, this time contemplating the beautiful landscape of the Vilcanota river valley, with its fields of corn, wheat, vegetables, we arrive at the Plaza de Regocijo which is the final point at 5:30 pm.

INCLUDED IN THE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TREK:

  • Bus Cusco-Fulawasipata – Cusco
  • 1 buffet lunch, 1 buffet breakfast
  • Entrance ticket
  • English tour guide
  • Oxygen Tank

NOT INCLUDED IN THE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TREK:

  • Trekking poles
  • Horses ( you can rent at the same start place)
  • Drinks
  • Tips

WHAT TO BRING TO THE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TREK:

  • Trekking poles
  • Warm clothes
  • Sacarf
  • Gloves
  • Hiking shoes
  • Rain jacket
  • Sunscreem
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Small backpack
  • Camera


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