Have you ever imagined seeing a rainbow mountain in the middle of the Andes? Nature was very kind to give to the region of Cusco the most beautiful landscapes in the world, including Vinicunca the famous Rainbow Mountain in Peru. This incredible mountain is also known as "seven colors", "Rainbow Mountain", "Vinicunca".The imposing mountain Vinicunca presents this hue due to the erosion of sedimentary stones, the same ones that are formed without any intervention of man, being compared with a terrestrial rainbow. Located within the Vilcanota mountain range, Vinicunca is located between 4,710 and 5,200 m a.s.l Surprise yourself with a destination without equal: the Walk to the Mountain of 7 Colors. The Vinicunca mountain offers you a dreamlike landscape by having the seven colors of the rainbow stacked one on top of the other. Like a multicolored mantle or the reflection of the rainbow on earth, Vinicunca rises to be admired throughout the year. This destination is almost 5,000 meters high (16,400 feet) and three hours of walking. The radiant sun will accompany you along the route as well as families of andean animals such as llamas, alpacas, sheep, horses and the imposing landscape of mountains that will be the protagonists of your photographs.Dare to take this adventure and appreciate this gift of nature with your family or friends. This tour is complementary to Machu Picchu. It is available 365 days a year. You can start this adventure both in group and in private. Book now!
Day 01: Cusco - Quesuno - Anata
Day 02: Anata - Rainbow Mountain - Cusco
Note: This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to weather conditions, strikes, roadblocks, or other events which are beyond our control. We will always do our best to follow the itinerary as closely as possible.
We pick you up early from the hotel; our transport will be passing by the hotel at around 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 am to go to the traditional village of Pitumarca, where we have the breakfast. From Pitumarca we are going to continue our trip to Hanchipata, Where we start our 3-hour trekking to Kairahuiri Camp site (4700m / 15.420 pés). On this place, we have our Dinner and our overnight.
Early wake up early between at 05:00 am, breakfast and We start to walk up to the highest point Vinicunca Mountain (Rainbow Mountain) the distance is 2 hours. We reach the top of the trek. We will appreciate spectacular views of the Rainbow Mountains and the imposing snowy peaks of the place and have time to explore more parts of that place. Then we will have 2 hours downhill to get to our lunch spot, with options to see de Vicunas, condors some birds, local farmers, etc, after our Lunch we will come back to Cusco arriving at 6pm.