Tour

Rainbow Mountain Cusco Day Trip

The Rainbow Mountain in Cusco also known as Vinicunca, is by far the most popular single day trek in recent years.

It is located south of the city of Cusco – Perú (Cusco mountains), near one of the most important mountains in the country (due to its large size) Ausangate.

It also very special for local inhabitants due to its connection with the Andean religion or philosophy. The Ausangate mountain, with an altitude of 6,390 meters, 20,964.57 ft. is the highest in the Cusco region.

For centuries, the local people have hiked to the highest points braving the snow in order to worship and bring offerings to the mountain and the Pachamama.

Lorenzo Expeditions has designed a tour that will not only take you hiking to more than 5 000 meters, 16,404.2 ft. but also fill you with history, customs and culture, while enjoying this scenic beauty up on the Rainbow Mountain.

Itinerary for Rainbow Mountain Tour

Our expedition will start at 4:00 a.m. We will pick you up at your hotels in the city of Cusco. We will then take two hours ride in the private Lorenzo Expeditions vehicle to Pitumarca where we will have our breakfast (included).

After breakfast we will continue to the town of Chilca, where we will begin our hike. We will hike for two to three hours to the viewing point of Rainbow Mountain.

The duration of the hike depends upon the physical condition of the hikers as well as the climate. On the way, you will enjoy the flora and fauna native to this area of the Andes.

We will also have the opportunity to see llamas and domesticated alpacas.

When we reach Rainbow mountain, we will have an adequate amount of time to enjoy the view, take the best possible photographs and eat snacks provided by the agency.

When we have finished enjoying the summit, we will start the two-hour descent to Chilca, where we will have our lunch.

Afterwards, we will head back by car to the city of Cusco.

We will arrive at our destination around 6:00 p.m.

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Includes for Rainbow Mountain Tour

What is included?

  1. Transportation (round trip)
  2. 01 breakfast.
  3. 01 lunch.
  4. Tickets admitions.
  5. Hiking sticks.
  6. Snacks.
  7. Guide.

Not included.

  1. Horses ride up the mountain S / 70.00
  2. Tips.

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Rainbow Mountain Availability and Departures


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Recommendations to take

  1. Small Backpack.
  2. Shoes for Hike.
  3. SunScreen.
  4. Hat or Cap.
  5. Warn Clothing.
  6. waterproof Clothing.
  7. Personal Medicines.

Important Information

  • BRIEFING. A day before the tour, Lorenzo Expeditions holds a meeting where we will give you all the details of our trip. We will also meet our guides and all the participants of the expedition. Our meeting will take place at the Estancia Imperial restaurant, located on Calle Suecia 320, where we will also offer welcome snacks.
  • GUIDES: This staff is carefully recruited and selected to be trained and adapted to the service culture of Lorenzo Expeditions.
  • Our guides are the most competitive in the area and they all work with us permanently (more than 8 years). They are certified and certified professionals by the government and are constantly trained by national and international entities for a better development in the different areas of action and situations. The maximum number of passengers per guide is 10.
  • FEEDING. In recent years, Peruvian cuisine has positioned itself among the best in the world. Thinking about it, our executive chef has designed a balanced menu. We have vegetarian menus, celiacs and menus with food restrictions.
  • TRANSPORTS. We have modern units (Sprinter L5 for long routes and smaller vehicles for short sections), equipped and with experienced and trained drivers.
  • CERTIFICATIONS. Our 2018 certifications:
    • First Aid International Red Cross.
    • First aid in remote locations American Safety & Health Institute.
  • RESCUE TEAM. In the event of contingencies and contingencies, Lorenzo Expeditions has aresponse plan and personnel trained in rescue work.

Rainbow Mountain Cusco Reviews

By Juan – Lorenzo Expeditions Traveler 

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