Rainbow Mountain full day hike, Alternative trek. The Rainbow Mountain of Peru, also known as Winicunca mountain, is stunning and can be seen on the spectacular Ausangate area. This trip that allows you to see the Rainbow Mountains or “montaña de siete colores” in Spanish, to get there requires a trek of at least 2 hours hiking to the Summit of colored mountain which from there you will see and enjoy nice view of the Valley and after one hour hiking down you will get to bottom
We will pick you up at 04:00 hrs. Then we are going to set out on a drive through the South Valley. The drive takes around 3 hours to get Pitumarka village to have breakfast which is included, then after breakfast we will board the mini van to go to the begining point for the Vinicunca Tour we will be there in 30 more minutes, (4,426 m / 14,389 ft.), then once we will get there we are going to start with the trekking of 3 hours approx. According our hiking pace, (most of the way is going up).
In the way up we are going to be able to enjoy amazing landscapes and herds of alpacas and llamas, the Ausangate Mountain, many red mountains and traditional local houses. When we finally reach our goal the Rainbow Mountain in Cusco (5,020 m / 16,466 ft.), you will have time to explore the area and take pictures. We will spend approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour (depend of your trekking speed and weather conditions).
After the amazing view of the landscapes on the top we are going to decend to the beginning of our colored mountain tour point, that take 2 hours approx. Could be less all depends about your onw pace, the place for lunch will be the same place that you had breakfast. Then after lunch you are going to be drive to Cusco, and drop you in your hote, arriving aprox. At 5:30 pm.
Minimum 2 people