The Rainbow Mountain day hike is an excellent option if you do not have a time for a night trip. Magnificent walk with impeccable and incredible quality company on the 1 day hike at Red valley Mountain, you must click on The best way to see the Andes. Double expedition experience! Constantly exceed expectations!
Season: from May to december.
Departure: Daily since 2 people
Tour Type: Private Hiking, off the beaten path cultural and geographical expedition
Good For: Those with a sense of adventures and in good hiking shape
Difficulty: Moderate, but challenging
Considerations: This trek will take about two hours
Distance: 05 Km
Altitude: from 4200mt.Max, 4950 mt.
Enjoy a one day hike, Exploring the newly discovered, and now famous Rainbow Mountains in Vinicunca Range. Due to rich minerals, the mountain is full of deep colors that create a unique pattern. You will spend a day in the Andes and make your way by foot to this hidden mountain. It will be a memory you will cherish forever.
Day 1: Cusco – Cusita Pata billage – Rainbow Mountain – Cusco We will pick you up in Cusco at 5:00 a.m., from whichever hotel you are staying at within Cusco. It is about a three hour drive in our private van, during which we will pass through traditional Andean villages , Valley of Thousands of Alpacas , llamas, see some amazing views of the Mountain range of the Andes or the South American Tectonic Plate. When we reach the trail head for this hike, we will stop and enjoy a lovely breakfast, prepared by our trekking chef. After breakfast, we will begin the hike from 4326 m/13,139 ft elevation. From here, it will be only a two hours, uphill hike to reach the famous Rainbow Mountain. Along the way, you will enjoy amazing views of the Andes, glacial peaks, red mountains, rocky hills, and traditional llamas and alpacas grazing along the valley, as we are moving, . As you reach the summit of the mountain, you will be able to spot some Andean wildlife. This is the only place in Cusco where you can see wild Vicuñas, the Andean camel. Vicuñas are in the same family as llamas, although they are smaller. Their wool is the most expensive wool in the world.
Once we arrive at the top of Rainbow Mountain, you will have enough time to absorb the majesty of the red mountains that surround this area. You will also see amazing views of the valleys and Ausangate Glacier Peak in front of you. Ausangate is the tallest mountain of the Cusco region (just under 21,000 ft elevation), and is part of the Cordillera Vilcanota Range. While taking in these magnificent views, about the composition of these mountains and how they became striated in the rainbow of colors. After taking a few amazing pictures and soaking in the views (perhaps we will even see a few Falcon Cara Cara floating on the air currents), we will begin our descent with a one hour, downhill hike. We will then meet up with our trekking chef and enjoy a delicious, freshly prepared, hot lunch. Our return trip back, to catch our private van back to Cusco. We will drop you off at your hotel around 4:30 p.m.
The costs of the tour, is according to the number of people, so we organized the size of transport,Private cars are new,, authorized only for tourists by the Peruvian government, so we see their safety, the difference that you and your family will enjoy with a guide to take care of your holiday.
One Person US$ 160 Private
2 people US$ 200 Private
3 people US$ 240 Private
4 people US$ 280 private
5 people US$ 280 Private
6+ people US$ 300 Private
Guided prices in large groups from 10 to 16 Hikers day explorers.
Per Person US$60.
Even though this is a one day tour, we do include a chef and some porters to help serve you a healthy and nutritious breakfast and lunch.
• Private transportation to the trailhead
• Pick up from any hotel in Cusco at 5am
• Breakfast at the trailhead
• Entrance fee.
• Tour guide for the entire trip (English speaking)
• Snacks , We are specialties in vegetarian food
• Drinking water
• Freshly prepared, hot lunch
• First aid kid and pulse oximetry, oxygen for altitude sickness
• Trekking poles included
• Porters & cook
• Dining tent, chairs & tables
• Private Camping Ten toilet
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE:
• Tips for your crew
• Day pack
• Copy of your passport
• Good hiking gear: hiking boots, warm jackets, gloves, hat warm fleece and socks
• Walking boots
• Waterproof jacket/rain poncho, for either case it rains.
• Hat and gloves, it is cold enough and cold wind.
• Warm clothes: Layers for variable temperatures, especially at night
• Comfortable trousers,
• Sun hat, the sun burns well
• Reusable plastic/metal water container, or camel bags, any of these bottles are welcome
• Water for first four hours of trek, then we will provide you with drinking, previously boiled cold water
• Personal medication
• Camera and films
• Flashlight with spare batteries
• Extra money for souvenirs, drinks and tips