Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca

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rainbow mountain vinicunca - red valley
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Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca Tour Full day

Mountain of 7 Colors or Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca or Winikunka)

Experience a beautiful route to the valley of Ausangate in an hour-and-a-half walk, in which we will appreciate a chain of mountains. As we go upwards, they will change their colors until we reach Vinicunca (also known as the Mountain of 7 colors or Arco Iris for its similarity to the colors of the Rainbow).

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The Vinicunca rainbow mountain tour will last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes until you reach Vinicunca or a mountain of colors 5020 meters above sea level. On the way we will observe the fauna of the area, highlighting the llamas and alpacas that are at the mercy of shepherds dressed in beautiful typical clothes of the region. After passing by beautiful gorges leading to the highest parts, surrounded by snowy peaks (Ausangate), once we get to the top you will be amazed by the natural beauty of mother earth and appreciate the rainbow mountain Vinicunca tour.

then we can go to the red valley is an extra hike and an extra fee but it’s worth visiting.

Tour by Days:

  • Day 01 Cusco – rainbow mountain – Cusco


ALTITUDE: 4600M– 5040 M
DURATION: 1 full day
SIZE: Up to 8 people
HIGH SEASON: May to September.

Enjoy your visit to the rainbow mountain in Peru

The Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca Trek Full Day tour in Cusco

  • This tour starts with the pickup in your hotel in Cusco time can be coordinated before the tour at 2:30 am approx.
  • We will drive for about three hours and a half along the way you will have a nice view as we will be driving your tour guide will point out the most important places before we get to the Vinicunca rainbow mountain trailhead.
  • Once we arrive at the starting point of our adventure our crew will prepare a Nutritious Breakfast
  • After a good breakfast, we will start our adventure uphill for one and a half hours all the way to the summit of Vinicunca mountain.
  • Once at the top we will have enough time to enjoy this natural beauty and the surrounding mountains and the glacier of Ausangate.
  • Then we will head back to the starting point of the trek will be all downhill.
  • Here, our amazing chef will be waiting for us with a delicious organic lunch.
  • After lunch, we can have a small Siesta.
  • After we will take our private transportation back to Cusco.
  • Arrival time around 5 PM.
  • We will drop you off at your hotel or nearby.
  • incase you want to visit the red valley it is an extra 30 minutes hike and 10 soles extra for the entrance ticket.


  • round trip private transportation from Cusco
  • professional English and Spanish speaking tour guide
  • pick up from your hotel
  • breakfast and lunch  (vegetarian food upon request)


  • Entrance fee to Vinicunca and red valley
  • Gratitude for the crew


  • Walking boots.
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho.
  • Warm jacket.
  • Hat and gloves.
  • T-shirts.
  • Comfortable Trousers.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher).
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer.
  • Personal medication.
  • Camera.
  • Torch with spare batteries.
  • First aid kit.

the listed price below is with a picnic and organic lunch, need to be booked at least two days in advance.

  • 02 Hikers 95 USD per person
  • 03 Hikers  90 USD per person
  • 04 Hikers 85 USD person
  • 05 Hikers 75 USD per person
  • 06 Hikers + 65 USD per person

our price for our semiprivate tours starts- from 85 USD per person in this case breakfast and lunch will be in a restaurant.

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  Thank you so much for booking with us the rainbow mountain Vinicunca tour. We will work really hard to make a lifetime experience for you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the pick-up location?

For our Vinicunca tour, we pick up our customers from their hotel, guest house, or Airbnb in Cusco

What do we need to wear?

For the Vinicunca tour, you have to wear warm clothes in the morning during the hike will depend on the weather if it’s raining you will need a raincoat or poncho on a sunny day you can be in a t-shirt but once you get to the top is cold even in a sunny day you need warm clothes, in general, you have to be prepared for all conditions since the weather is unpredictable in the andes.

What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Rainbow Mountain tours from Cusco?

About the face masks in the city and in the bus it is mandatory but a long hike or in an open area it is not mandatory you can hike without.

About the health attendee tour companies always take oxygen and first aid kit and the tour guides have experience and as well the community where is located is well organized there an ambulance at the trailhead if someone requeres there will be a doctor.

What is the policy on sanitization?

About the sanitation companies are strict after we touch anything we have to disinfect with alcohol or wash our hands to avoid any infections.

What is the social distancing policy for Rainbow Mountain?

We have to keep our distance at least 1 meter

What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Rainbow Mountain tours from Cusco?

The measurements that we take is all our staff has insurance, during the tour to the rainbow mountain is we have top professional tour guides that will look after the crew in general, licensed driver, new touristic vehicles and best camping equipment and organic food.

About covid 19 all our staff is vaccinated!

$ 95.00
Per person, more than two the price change


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