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RAINBOW MOUNTAIN 1 DAY HIKE / VINICUNCA MOUNTAIN (FULL DAY TOUR)

Type :
Shared service
Time :
1 Day
Locale :
Cusco - Perú
price
$ 47.00Per 1 Person
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This trek is not suited to first timers. (Distance 10 km.) If you are a strong walker and have completed some moderate treks prior to this then you should be fine. You’ll need a good level of fitness and stamina as you’ll be trekking over many steep sections. Altitude, The trek is classified as grade C which means the trek is fairly long and many sections are at high altitude; MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 5250 masl • MINIMUM ALTITUDE: 3800 meters above sea level, the height increases as you advance, which makes the walk really tiring.

We strongly recommend you have spent at least 3 days in Cusco or at a similar altitude immediately prior to undertaking this trek to acclimatise. We strongly recommend you have spent at least 3 days in Cusco or at a similar altitude immediately prior to undertaking this trek to acclimatise. Carries energy bank (extra batteries) (the batteries are consumed more quickly under cold conditions).

Early in the morning, between 03:30 a.m. pick you up from the hotel of Cusco, start our adventure to Rainbow Mountain . We will travel by bus for 3 hours aproximatly to arrive at (Qhechuyno), the starting point of our hike and where we have the breakfast before to leave with the trekking.

After our breakfast, we organize and received all the necesary infomation about the full day trek and We started with the hike appreciating the landscape, lagoons and the homes of the inhabitants of the Andes, likewise also camelids in their natural hábitat about 3 hours; thus reaching our goal the " VININCUNCA - PASSO a 5250 masl, from here we’ll enjoy the impressive scenic beauty of Cerro Colorado"

The magnificent colors are natural geological formations through different minerals shows different hue of colors in this mountain. Also, we can appreciate the snowy APU AUSANGATE sacred mountain from the Inca times. after a certain time we will descend for 2 hours approximate until we reach our starting point where we expect a delicious lunch in the area and then organize for our return to Cusco.

  • 03:00 a.m.Pick up from the hotel of cusco.
  • 03:30 a.m.Departure to Qhechuyno. (3hrs travel by car).
  • 06:30 a.m.Arrival and breakfast in Qhechuyno.
  • 07:30 a.m.Trek startting by beauty landsscapes.
  • 11:00 a.m.Arrival to Vinicunca Mountain or Rainbow Mountain.
  • 14:30 p.m.Lunch in Qhechuyno.) after return to Cusco.
  • 19:00 p.m.Arrival to Cusco, Plaza San francisco.

The tour includes:

  • Pick up from your hotel in Cusco.
  • Transporte Cusco - Qhechuyno - Cusco.
  • Transportation Cusco - Qhechuyno - Cusco.
  • Food (breakfast and lunch Semi - Buffet).
  • Entrance fee to Vinicunca.
  • Professional English / Quechua / Spanish local guide.
  • Cook and Kitchen Equipment (For larger groups, assistants are provided).
  • First aid kit including an emergency oxygen bottle.
  • Optional vegetarian food, (Le tus know, when you booking the tour).
  • Camp for Breakfast and Lunch with tables and chairs.

The tour does not includes:

  • Emergency horse with an muleteer (in case you can not continue the trek or feel bad).
  • Extra expenses and Tips.
  • Extra drinks.
You May Make:
  • A light backpack with a change of clothes for the mountain hike.
  • Waterproof clothing especially in the wet season or a rain poncho, you can hire it in cusco.
  • Trekking shoes and extra stockings.
  • Warm clothing, including jacket, polar liners, gloves, scarf and hat.
  • Hat or cap to protect against sun, rain and cold.
  • Sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses, sun hat.
  • Thermal clothing, especially for sleeping is also recommended.
  • Toilet paper, Camera and extra batteries.
  • It is recommended to bring cookies, energy bars, chocolates, fruit, granola, etc.
  • Your own medical kit with any special medications you may need as directed by your doctor.
  • Cash - enough extra expenses (Horse rental - driver, tips and souvenirs).
  • Walking sticks or trekking poles.
  • Binoculars, camera & extra memory cards!

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