Take a 6-hour hike through the painted hills of Rainbow Mountain. Experience the beautiful landscape of the Andes. Marvel at views of snow-capped mountain peaks, interact with the native mountain people, look for local wildlife and more.
What to Expect
Following hotel pick-up in Cusco, head toward Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca Mountain) for an amazing journey into undiscovered lands. As you get closer to the mountain, get your first sight of the colored minerals that form the hills.
Marvel at typical views of the snow-capped mountain peaks of the Andes. Look out for native animals along the way. During the 6-hour hike in the painted hills of Rainbow Mountain, discover a native culture that remains intact to this day. Experience how the locals live and get the chance to speak with them. Hike through a vibrant green valley with views of the impressive Ausangate Mountain on the horizon.
Your guide will explain what makes Rainbow Mountain so special. Finally, climb to a vantage point for a 360-degree view of the sacred landscape. Then transfer back to Cusco where you will be dropped off in the main square.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off for centrally-located hotels in Cusco
- Shared transportation
- Bilingual tour guide
- Breakfast and lunch
- Oxygen bottle
- Entrance fee for Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca Mountain)
Know Before You Go
• This tour is not recommended for people with asthma, heart problems and high blood pressure