• Duration: 1 day
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Description

Vinicunca, the Mountain of 7 Colors, or Rainbow Mountain, is located in the Southern Region of Cusco. 

This gratifies even the most demanding travelers and trekkers, endowing unforgettable memories of the raw sites of and around it. 

Sumptuous panoramas of high mountains, formidable glaciers, crystalline rivers, calm lakes, harmonious pastoral scenes of grazing alpaca kept by Andean natives, and the humble families of the region. 

This new route is genuinely unique and is a real adventure through a preserved wild natural terrain and includes Puka Punta, "red lead", a mountain in the Willkanuta mountain range, and small communities of Quechua-speaking descendants. 

The route reaches great heights between 4710m and 5200m for stunning eagle-eye views.

Explore this route and it is likely that you will have this extension to the south all to yourself, encountering few or no other route hikers. 

The Vinicunca One-Day Tour is able to offer travelers an alternative trail that is paramount.

Itinerary

Pick up from your hotel

You will be picked up from your hotel approximately at 4:30 am and head south through the town of Urco to the Cecacupe District (2 hours by bus) and then follow the path to Piturmata. 

Hanchipata ­Quesuno

Continue along the road through small villages until you arrive at the community of Hanchipata ­Quesuno (1 hour and 20 minutes by bus), the ideal starting point to walk the route. 

You will see many mountains such as Ausangate, beautiful blue lagoons, and many other natural sites. 

Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain)

The walk to Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain) will last approximately 3 hours.

At this peak, you will savor the view for about an hour taking photos of the beautiful scenery before descending the path and returning to the bus.

It will take 2.5 hours to transport back to Cusco.

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What's included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • First aid kit

What's excluded

  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Horse
  • Hotel drop-off

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothes
  • Money for personal expenses
  • Anything that might be useful to you 

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • WALKING TOUR
  • NATURE
  • ATV OR QUAD TOUR

Guided Language

  • English
  • Español

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