Rainbow Mountain Tour

Full Day

Visit the incredible Rainbow Mountain in Cusco Peru, this place is know as Vinicunca too.

Trip View

  • Tour Duration: Full Day.
  • Departure Time: 3:00 hrs.
  • End Tour: 18:00 hrs.

We’ll pick you up between 3:00 a.m. – 3:15 a.m. Then we will get on the road to drive through the South Valley. The trip takes about 3 hours to reach the community of Hanchipacha where we will stop for breakfast. After that we will drive 15 more minutes to the community of Quesiuno (4,326 m / 14,189 ft), where we will start with the 3 hour hike to the rainbow mountain (most of the way is up). On the way up we will be able to enjoy incredible landscapes of alpaca and llama herds, Ausangate mountain, many red mountains and traditional local houses. When we finally reach our goal the Rainbow Mountains (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 (depending on the speed of your walk and the weather conditions).

After the amazing view of the landscapes at the top we will descend to the start of our trekking point, which takes about 2 hours. (community of Quesiuno) where we will take our transportation to the community of Hanchipacha for lunch. Then we will go to Cusco, and leave you at the Regosijos square.

  • Pick up from you hotel.
  • Round trip transportation in our  bus (bed sit).
  • Breakfast 
  • 1 Buffet lunch (eat as much as you like!)
  • Hot drinks.
  • Snacks.
  • Professional Tour Guide.
  • First Aid kit and Oxygen bottle.
  • Entrance fee.
  • Horse for emergencies.
  • Pick up from you hotel.
  • Round trip transportation in our  bus (bed sit).
  • Breakfast 
  • 1 Buffet lunch (eat as much as you like!)
  • Hot drinks.
  • Snacks.
  • Professional Tour Guide.
  • First Aid kit and Oxygen bottle.
  • Entrance fee.
  • Horse for emergencies.
You only need to carry a small day pack, with water to drink, camera and rain jacket or poncho / or change of weather gear, basic toiletries, hat for the sun , sunscream, insect repelent for mosquitoes and comfortable shoes or runners, some extra money for lunch, snacks and souvenirs. You must take your ISIC student card with you if applicable for the student discount.

We wanted to show a new alternative that would speak to our intrepid guests of how wonderful our nature is. Those magical spaces that are a little higher like this our Mountain of Colors that together we will venture through small towns, through endless multicolored landscapes, crops They mix in mysterious mountains, Andean animals such as llama, alpaca, sheep, vicuñas and deep valleys, all this in search of wonders, magic and, of course, unforgettable memories. If you ask yourself, what could be so amazing to visit and get to know this natural wonder? All right. We like to see that our guests are left speechless. With our knowledgeable guides of this magical place, you will make your way through this beautiful landscape, starting in the Imperial City of Cusco in the direction of the picturesque town of Pitumarca south of the City of Cusco, we will arrive at 06:30 a.m. of Japura (Hanchipata) point of beginning of our walk, here we will enjoy a nutritious breakfast. After having enjoyed our breakfast we will start our trek for 3 and a half hours, up the mountain until we reach the town of Machuraccay and then we will ascend to the foothills of Cerro Vinicunca. Of course, you will capture in your memory all this beauty

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WHY HIKING MACHU PICCHU?

HIKINGMACHUPICCHU specializes in providing the best travel services in Peru. We’ve been in business since 2015, creating customized itineraries for our clients based around their personal plans and preferences. In our line of work we don’t only make plans, we help you build experiences and memories.

About me

I was born in 1996, in a little town 40 minutes away from Cusco, called (POROY)  when I was 3 years old my father died due to alcoholism, I was then taken by American folks from Texas U.S.A  and lived with them in Cusco since. my American parents after 20 years in Peru they now have a Children’s home in the jungle area of Peru (PUERTO MALDONADO ) , So i decided to open this company to be able to help my parents with funds and sponsor kids that need help. so thats me . By the way i love photography.

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