Cusco: Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley Tour with Meals
- Pickup available
- Duration: 13 hours
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I had great time! You wake up before sunrise and go on this long bus trip up to the base of the mountain. There, they stop at a small town and give you some breakfast. take this opportunity to eat really well, and drink a lot of water, you will need the energy. After that we continued up, it is so nice to have to transportation taken care of because honestly I would not have felt comfortable driving along those steep mountain roads myself. we then made the climb, spent about an hour or so at the glacier, we sat together while our guide gave us an explanation of the surrounding areas. The climbed back down, stopped for a very good late lunch, and they dropped us back in town. Just to note- The climb up to the glacier is REALLY HARD. Im in my late twenties, I am pretty athletic shape, my only health issue is that I have mild asthma. Im not sure if I would recommend it the anyone with more severe health issues. The altitude really messed with a lot of people, bring coca leaves to chew.
This was a really fun activity and a good way to see the surrounding areas of Cusco. The salt mines are quite interesting and Moray was nice. You will get a bit dirty on the bikes so wear appropriate clothes, and I highly suggest bringing a bandana or something to cover your nose and mouth from all the dust.
We had a fantastic day on our tour. The tour guide Luis was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and also very friendly. The lunch buffet was delicious too. We couldn't ask for a better day.
It was amazing, the guide picked me up from my hotel on time and everything was perfect as mentioned in the itinerary. And the guide was super friendly and helpful. Much recommended
Our guide Cesar went above and beyond when my friend lost her very important items on the Hunatay Hike. The hike itself was amazing and the history and views we're incredible.