Rainbow Mountain Trek Full Day

 It is one of the most impressive geological formations of the Andes mountain range. Recommended by National Geographic as one of the most beautiful places that you should visit before you die. This place is also known as the red mountain, which since ancient times is considered a Sacred Mountain spiritual retreat and where you can feel the energy of the Apus (the spirit of the mountains) and renew of positive energies. The formation of the rainbow mountain is an event of millions of years ago by erosion, the colors is thanks to the fact that the mountain is rich in minerals and in formation the climatological factors interview

  • Modality: Aventure, landscape and Cultural
  • Departure days: Daily departures
  • Period: Normally from March to November
  • Travel duration: 1 Day
  • Group Size: 2 - 15 people
  • Máximum height: 5,200 meters

Description of the Rainbow Mountain Tour


Our trip starts at 4 o'clock in the morning towards the village of Pitumarca (two hours approximately) where we will enjoy a good breakfast. We will continue our journey through beautiful valleys, small canyons and impressive pre-Inca terraces until we reach the
The adventure begins with an imposing view of the Apu Ausangate. After an introduction from our guide, we will start with our hike. The ascent will be gradual and will last approximately three hours. During the trip we will observe a variety of South American camelids Alpacas, Llamas, birds, lagoons, valleys, streams and snow.

After walking for about six kilometers we will finally reach the Seven Colors or Rainbow Mountain. This place is unique and magical as nature capriciously formed. After enjoying a quiet moment in contact with nature. We will begin our return to the community of hanchipacha where we will have lunch. To finish the day we will visit the colonial Inca bridge of Checacupe.

What is included in this trek?

  • Pre-departure information- briefing
  • Pick up from your Hotel
  • Private transportation Cusco - Quesiuno - Cusco
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Ticket to the rainbow mountain
  • Professional bilingual guide service
  • First aid kit
  • Oxygen

Not Included

  • Horse
  • Drinks
  • Dinner


  • Sweater for cold
  • Sportswear
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat or cap
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket for rain or poncho
  • Gloves
  • liter of water
  • Extra money
  • Standard 25 liter backpack
  • Toilet paper.



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