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Rainbow Mountain hike in Peru

Rainbow Mountain

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Day 1 : Rainbow Mountain

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Trip Type

  • Independent

Activity Level

Challenging

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Day 1 Rainbow Mountain

  • 1 Lunch
This full day excursion on Rainbow Mountain is a perfect addition for experienced hikers to their Peru trip. You are picked up from your hotel in Cusco at 4:00AM for a 3 hour drive to the Quesoyuni community. Visit Japura on the way, a small Andean community, and have breakfast there. Hike toward Kariawiri, the starting point of the trek to the impressive "7-Color Mountain." Enjoy the natural spectacle in front of you as well as the imposing mountains that fill the landscape with color. 

Rainbow Mountain, (or Vinicunca), is in the Willkanuta Mountain Range, nestled in the greater Andes Mountains. On this trek, you will reach 17,000 feet where you will enjoy a picnic lunch and take in the views of surrounding red mountains. Your descent will take you back to Kairawiri where your adventure began. Transfer back to your Cusco hotel for a much-deserved evening of rest.

Highest elevation: Vinicunca 17,000 feet (5,181 meters)
Approximate duration:  15 hours total

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Flexible Departure Policy
For new bookings made from March 30, 2020, forward pay 2020 prices for 2021 departures, with the flexibility to change travel dates free of charge through December 2021. Some restrictions may apply. Contact us for more details.
Applies to all departures up to Dec 31, 2021

Per person starting at
$248

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Included

  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Day Guide Service
  • Roundtrip transfers from Cusco
  • Horse, oxygen, & first aid kit for emergencies
  • Entrance fee
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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
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Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.

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