The Mountain of the 7 Colors or Rainbow Mountain, is one of the most beautiful things that you will ever see in your life time. Its unuque minerals caused it to be very colourful. At the same time you will be surrounded by mountains with snowy caps, with some of them being higher that 6,000 meters.
It is a trip that will be a highlight on your South American journey
The adventure starts with a meeting hiking in your hotel a night before your departure (19:00 pm).
. Professional bilingual tour leader.
. breakfast and lunch
. First aid kit.
. Oxygen bottle.
. TRANSPORT: Pick up fron your hotel to Hanchipata (starting point). and Transfer from Hanchipata to Cusco (main square of Cusco).
. Entry to the national reserve S/10.00.
Rainbow Mountain Hike
In this program we will visit one of the new natural attractions of Cusco "The Rainbow Mountain". The tour starts early in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco between 04:00 and 04:30 am. We will travel by car around two hours to the south until arriving to Cusipata - Paucarpata district (3310m.a.s.l.), where we can enjoy a buffet breakfast. After the breakfast we will travel by car 1 more hour to the control point (Llaqto), where we will start the trek. The trek will last approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes; we will appreciate the typical landscape of the Andes, its flora and fauna, 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 use the moment to take photos to remember and to admire the beautiful landscape of the mountain chain of Vinicunca. 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 Cusco city, arriving between 4 and 5 in the afternoon. The last stop will be near to the Plaza de Armas of Cusco