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Rainbow Mountain Hike Peru – Full Day

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Experience Peru’s ‘true colors’ during this adventurous full-day trek to ‘Ausangate,’ also known as the Rainbow Mountain. Hike through postcard-worthy landscapes, and get a taste for daily life among area locals as you head to this colorful alpine destination. You’ll cap off the adventure from a vantage point offering 360 views of the colored minerals that give the site its unexpected vista. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are also included.

    • Duration: Full Day Tour (16hours)
    • Distance trekked: about 15 km
    • Elevation: 4500m (15,000ft)
    • Difficulty: Moderate, due to large ascents / gained elevation of 685m (2250ft)
    • Crowds: Moderate
    • Pick up time: Starts at 4:20am
    • Pick up location: At your hotel in Cusco City Centre
    • Maximum 10 people per service

  • Very early in the morning (4:30 am) we will pick you up at your hotel, we will drive south to Cusipata Village, and then we will take a route that will take us at the base of the mountain to a small community called Chilihani, our trailhead.

    On our way we will see a multitude of llamas and alpacas, shepherds dressed in beautiful and colorful costumes as part of their tradition, pass by beautiful creeks leading to the highest parts,  be surrounded by snowy peaks, with the impressive Ausangate mountain towering in the distance. Almost at the top we will observe the change of the landscape from green to red, further we will discover a beautiful mountain range with different colors extended from mountain to mountain, our destination, Rainbow Mountain.

    Our guide will explain you about the existence of the Rainbow Mountain; finally with one last push we will go up a little more and stop in a view point that gives you a full view of this incredible scenery.

    After that we will have lunch, return to our transportation and return to Cusco City.

  • What’s Included.

    • Pick from hotel in Cusco.
    • Transportation to trailhead
    • Breakfast and Box Lunch
    • Guide
    • Entrances fee
    • Transportation back to hotel in Cusco City

    What’s Not Included

    • Extras & Gratuities
    • Pick up outside Cusco City Centre.
    • Hiking gear
    • Horse on the way up (Extra fee US$25)
    • Round-trip horse (Extra fee US$45)

    • This is a group service and if client is not ready at pick up time might lose tour. We cannot make the rest of the group wait.
    • Pick up time is at client’s hotel in Cusco City Centre, if hotel is outside the City Centre there is an extra fee and has to let us know in advance for coordination.
    • This tour includes lunch and there are food options for those that have allergies or restrictions, please let us know these in advance.
    • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, a very warm jacket, rain jacket, passport, water and good vibes!

  • Price

    US$190.00 per person

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