Enjoy the natural colours of the rarely visited Rainbow Mountain, hiking through some isolated communities, in which you may interact with the local’s who are still keeping the culture alive! You’ll see snow capped peaks, herds of llamas, glaciers and turquoise lakes, all set within an incredibly colourful mountain range. The trek is one of the quietest in the region it is likely you will not see another trekker.
In this tour we will visit one of the top natural attractions of Cusco “The rainbow mountain”. we start early in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco between 04:00 and 04:30 am. Anacondor Tours will travel by car for around two hours to the south until arriving to Cusipata – Paucarpata district, where we can have breakfast. After the breakfast, we will travel by car 1 hour to the control point, where we will start the trek. The trek will last approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, we will appreciate the typical landscape and flora and fauna of the Andes, among which Llamas and Alpacas stand out. Upon reaching the viewpoint of Vinicunca or Montaña de Colores (5080 masl.), our guide will give us a description about the orography, ecosystem and color of the mountain; we can also take a moment to take photos to remember and admire the beautiful landscape. Then we will return by the same route to the point where we started the trek (Llaqto), where our transport will be waiting to take us back to Cusipata; here we will enjoy the buffet lunch. After lunch we will start the return trip to the city of Cusco, arriving between 4 and 5 in the afternoon. The last stop will be near to the Plaza de Armas of Cusco
- Informative briefing prior to tour.
- Round trip transport from Cusco to the starting point of the trek.
- Professional guide English – Spanish.
- Buffet breackfast in Cusipata
- Buffet lunch in Cusipata.
- Hotel in Cusco.
- Horse rental.