Rainbow Mountain 1 Day of Peru, also known as Vinicunca , is stunning and can be seen on the spectacular Ausangate area. This trip that allows you to see the Rainbow Mountains .
On this trek you will see quaint villages, beautiful adobe style houses, herds of llamas and alpacas and you will have magnificent views of the Ausangate Mountain (6,385 m / 20,945 ft.), the highest mountain in Cusco region.
Pick up from your Hotel in Cuscobetween 4:30 to 5:00 am 3 Hrs drive on a private transport to Quesiuno located at 4,320 masl (start of the trek). Breakfast will be provided once we arrive to Quesiuno.
We start our hike from 4200 m to 5100 masl to RAINBOW MOUNTAIN: ( Rainbow Mountain or “Vinicunca”) lead by our expert guide, here we can see the stunning colors that are natural formations of minerals since ages that give colors to the mountain . Beautiful views of red and colors mountains, streams and herds of alpacas and llamas and the south side of Ausangate ranges of mountains . We will hike through small traditional andean villages a see the local people with their colorful dresses. After a total hike of approximately 2 hours, we finally will reach to this mirador spot to have an impressive views of Rainbow Mountains located at 5,100 masl. Time to explore the area. Time to rest and enjoy our packed lunch. You will have time to take pictures and soak in the environment. (We will spend approximately 30-45 minutes at the top). Then we start our return back hiking a downhill the way thru we came. The hike will take 2 hours. Our private van will be waiting for us when we return. 3 hour drive back to Cusco and drop you off at your Cusco hotel. Approximate arrival time is between 5 pm.