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THE UNIQUE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TREK

Rainbow mountain trek, also known as Vinincunca is an undiscovered land full of wildly desert landscape, snowcapped glaciated peaks, herds of alpacas and llamas pristine beauty.

Full Day
From: 
USD $ 60.00

Duration: Full Day- 4.00am- 4pm

Distance: 12km/ 7.5miles

Elevation: 4450m (14,600ft) - 5150m (16,750ft)

Difficulty: moderate/difficult

We will pick you up from your hotel very early morning at 4amThroughout your journey you will pass through a vibrant green valley with the impressive Ausangate Mountain in the distance. You will experience firsthand how locals live in the mountains and even see them hard at work. As you get closer to the Rainbow Mountain you will begin to see the first signs of the colored minerals that formed the painted hills. Your guide will explain what makes up the existence of the Rainbow Mountain, and finally with one last push you will hike up to a vantage point that gives you a 360 degree view of the beautiful landscape that makes up the sacred land. You have made it to the ultimate destination - The painted hills hidden deep in the Andes.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Breakfast and lunch.
  • Snacks for the trek.
  • Private transportation to and from your hotel in Cusco.
  • Fluent English, Spanish and Quechua speaking expert trekking guide.
  • Fees to access private land.
  • First aid kit, Oxygen and Radio communication.
  • T-shire of Rolo’s Travel Peru.
  • Walking poles.

Horseback available to hire at the start of the trek or along the way for $ 30 Horses are not the property of Rolo’s Travel Peru. If you choose to hire a horse please note horseman do not speak English or do they always stick with the group of hikers and the guide as the horses walk faster than the hikers.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • Water: please bring at least 2 liters of water per person (there are locals along the way who sell water if you run out.
  • Tips for Guide, Driver and Cook-(Please keep in mind that tipping is common tradition in Latin America and would be greatly appreciated)

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Day pack with Rain cover
  • Trekking shoes (or comfortable athletic shoes)
  • Warm Clothes
  • Thermal base layer
  • Fleece/ Sweater
  • Insulated Jacket
  • Stocking hat, gloves, scarf
  • Rain Jacket or Poncho
  • Sunhat and sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Lip Balm
  • 2 Liters of water (per person- at least!)
  • Personal snacks (optional)
  • Personal medications
  • Toilet paper
  • Camera

Rolos Travel Peru’s Day Tour services are private, that’s why price is not like regular services in large groups (usually over 25 people). Price will depend on the number of people in your group.

Day Tour 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Rainbow Mountain $ 220.00 $ 160.00 $ 130.00 $ 110.00 $ 90.00 $ 80.00 $ 70.00 $ 60.00

Price per person in US$

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