Enjoy a unique experience in the famous Montaña de Colores, a wonderful place surrounded by immense mountains, peaks and glaciers, pristine and colorful valleys, alpacas, and llamas. You will also learn about the lifestyle and culture of the local families.
Recommended Season for this Tour: March - November
Tour Duration: 4:00 am - 16:00
- Receive the best service with our experienced guides and comfortable transportation.
- We have departures every day in groups of 10 -16 people.
- Breakfast and lunch at the best restaurant in the area are included. (at Casa Ausangate Restaurant)
- Pick up from the hotel (Historic City Center)
- Return to Regocijo Square (Historical Center of the City).
- Professional Tour Guide in English and Spanish
- Touristic Transportation
- Breakfast and Lunch Buffet (Vegetarian and vegan options available)
- Trekking Poles
- First Aid Kit and Oxygen
- Entrance Ticket to Rainbow Mountain
- Tips for the Guide (Voluntary)
4:30am - 7:00am : Pick up from Hotel - Transfer to Tintinco - Breakfast
Our adventure starts very early in the morning, at 4:30 am, with our guide who will pick us up from the hotel and then head to the south of Cusco for about 1 hour and 30 minutes from Cusco to Cusipata, exactly to the community of Tintinco where a delicious breakfast will be waiting for us. In this first stop, where we will taste breakfast we will have about 30 minutes, we can also take the opportunity to make last-minute purchases such as gloves, hats, chocolates, and sweets, which are necessary for this tour.
7:00am - 10:00am : Phulawasipata - Rainbow Mountain Hike
After breakfast we will be transported for about 1 hour to the starting point for the ascent to the Colored Mountain called Phulawasipata (4600 masl). In this place, our guide will give us some recommendations before starting the hike. During the 2 hours (4 km) hike we will have the opportunity to observe beautiful landscapes such as gigantic mountains, glaciers, and colorful valleys with llamas and alpacas around. We will also have contact with the people of the communities and learn about their lifestyle and culture.
10:00am - 11:00am : Arrival at Rainbow Mountain - Guided Tour
Around 10:00 am we will be arriving at the majestic Rainbow Mountain also called Vinicunca (5036 masl), where we will take a break of about 15 minutes while our guide gives us an explanation of the place at the same time we can enjoy the breathtaking views around, we will also have the opportunity to observe from very close the highest mountain in Cusco called Ausangate (6380 masl).
After that, we will have free time for about 30 minutes to explore on our own and take all the pictures we want of the imposing Rainbow Mountain.
11:00am - 16:00 : Visit to the Red Valley - Lunch - Return
After visiting the Colored Mountain, we will descend for about 15 minutes to a detour, where we will have an extra walk of about 20 minutes (one way) to reach the Red Valley where we will also have spectacular views and with some luck we can see more vicuñas in the area, note that this extra walk is for those who wish and others can continue the walk d return for 1 hour and 30 minutes to the parking lot (Phulawasipata) where our mobility awaits us.
After arriving at the parking lot we will return for about 45 minutes to Tintinco again where we will have a delicious lunch for about 1 hour.
After lunch we will return to Cusco for 2 hours, arriving at the Plaza Regocijo where the tour ends around 16:00.
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