Guided tour

Full-Day Hike to Rainbow Mountain

Full-Day Hike to Rainbow Mountain

From US$ 119 per person

Experience incredible views of Vinicunca Mountain, known as Rainbow Mountain for its vibrant colors. Hike to the perfect viewing spots and take in the majestic landscape.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 10 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
- Pick-up from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center. - This activity does not include the pick-up from private residences (Airbnb). If you stay in them, please contact us days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-up.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Hike along awe-inspiring landscapes
  • Experience incredible natural views
  • Discover different varieties of South American camelids
Full description
Hike up to one of the most beautiful wonders of nature, the Seven Color Mountain, or Vinicunca, about 100-kilometers southeast of Cusco. Start your hike at Cusipata and get ready to experience the Rainbow Mountain at an altitude of 5,200 meters above sea level. Experience the trek surrounded by beautiful sceneries of the Andes and the majestic Ausangate Mountain, one of the most important mountains of Cusco and considered a sacred entity since the times of the Incas. Once you reach the viewpoint of the multicolored mountain, take in the surroundings from up high. Afterward, begin your descent to Cusipata with photos, memories, and a new appreciation of this incredible landscape.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels within the Cusco Historic Center
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • Box brunch
  • Admission to Vinicunca
  • One trekking stick per person
  • First aid kit
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Horseback rides
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This activity does not include pickup from private residences or Airbnbs, if this applies to your situation, please contact the local provider a few days prior to the start of the tour to coordinate a meeting point for the pickup
  • Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeds 60 days in Peru
  • This activity requires good acclimatization (at least a full 48 hours in Cusco downtown altitude)
  • Please note, you are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test (72 hours before travel). On arrival in Peru, you must take a test ordered by the Peruvian government, or the local partner can help to arrange a test at your hotel on the day of arrival. You will pay the cost of this test. If you do not take the test you will not be permitted to take part in any tours in Peru. A positive test result requires mandatory isolation. A negative test result requires no quarantine.
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Product ID: 245007