Famous Rainbow Mountain Full Day Trek
Rainbow Mountain Trek:
You are already in Cusco? Do not miss this oportunity to see the stunning and famous Rainbow Mountain Peru!
This Peru Trek is the perfect choice when you are looking for a one day tour, starting in Cusco.
Our itinerary offers a variety of trekking conditions. Open green meadows and impressive mountain ranges which guide you to the secret Rainbow Mountain. You may sweat, you may freeze but however, most of the walking is on fairly well-defined tracks which makes it possible to fully enjoy your adventure. Overall, the trekking is very straightforward and a lot of fun.
Around the area all the farmers just survive farming potatoes, and alpacas. Recently the tourism is also bringing fortune to their lives, because it allows them to have two incomes now. One by agriculture and the other by tourism.
We will pick you up at 04:30am. The ride to Rainbow Mountain Peru will take around 3 hours to get to the community of Hanchipacha. Here will be also our first stop to have breakfast. We will continue to Quesiuno community (4,326 m / 14,189 ft.). From here we are going to start the hike. We will need approximately another 3 hours to reach the top of rainbow mountain. On our way up we will enjoy amazing landscapes and see alpacas, llamas and small villages.
After we get to the top of the mountain you will be able to appreciate the beauty of the mountain and its colours (5,020 m / 16,466 ft.). Here you will have time to explore the top of the mountain, take pictures and to soak in the environment. We will spend approximately 30 – 50 minutes at the top before starting our hike downhill to the point we started. As soon as we arrive to the foot of the mountain we relax a few minutes before our car will bring us back to Cusco.
After having experienced the spirit of the mountains, we also recommend to visit the sanctuary of Machu Picchu with us. Choose your favourite tour out of our tailored Machu Picchu Tours visit perus most famous site which is considered as one of the seven wonders of the world. All our travel consultants will be ready to serve you and prepare your unforgettable experience to Machu Picchu.