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  2. Cusco Region
  3. Cusco
  4. Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain

From Cusco: Rainbow Mountain Full Day Trek with Meals

Product ID: 116854
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Get back to nature on a 1 and a half to 2-hour, 7-kilometer hike in the Rainbow Mountains and look for local wildlife on a full-day tour from Cusco. Encounter endless extraordinary landscapes with a knowledgeable guide.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Please provide your hotel’s name and address in Cusco center. Please indicate if you are staying at a private accommodation (with address), you will then be provided with a meeting point close by.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hike in the spectacular Rainbow Mountains
  • Look for exotic wildlife in their natural habitat
  • Trek with like-minded travelers to a magnificent viewpoint
Full description
Depart Cusco and get back to nature on a vigorous 10-kilometer hike in the Andes. Experience the majestic beauty of the Rainbow Mountains as you trek in the foothills of Mount Ausangate.

Keep a look out for native wildlife, such as the mighty condor - the largest bird in the world - pumas and different types of camelids. Learn more about the extraordinary geology and the flora and fauna of Peru from your knowledgeable guide.

Soak up the stunning views before you return to Cusco for a refreshing cold chicha drink (a fermented or non-fermented beverage usually derived from maize).
Includes
  • Hotel pickup (within the historic center of Cusco only)
  • Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet lunch
  • Guide
  • First aid
  • Entrance ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Water
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Optional horse hire for an additional fee
• This activity includes a considerable amount of walking at high altitude. Horses are available to be rented for part of the trip to help you up the mountain. Please note that the local partner does not offer this service, it must be arranged privately. Horses will take you to 200 meters from the top, then you will finish the climb. Price: 70 to 90 Soles, round-trip, cash only.
• The total walk up and down the mountain takes about 3 hours.
•The trek is mostly flat, except for the ascent to the top, where it is very steep.
• Please note that due to the remoteness of the places, meals may be very simple. Both are offered as a courtesy as there are very limited options. Please do not expect luxury.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 77 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.4/5

Organized by

Willka Travel

Product ID: 116854