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Cusco : Rainbow Mountain Tours Full day Trek with meals

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Explore the amazing one-and-only Vinicunca, better known as Rainbow Mountain, on a cultural day tour from Cusco. Drive out of the city and walk through stunning hills, villages, and local wildlife.

Highlights

  • • Enjoy the view of the mountain and the snow-capped Ausangate
  • • Hike along the Andes and admire great landscapes
  • • Meet with locals doing their own farming activities
  • • See the amazing Rainbow Mountain.

Description

Your full-day tour begins in Cusco city, where you will be picked up between 4:00 AM ,After that, you'll travel to Qollasuyo. We will arrive at Checacupe and then arrive at the town of Pitumarca, After that, we walk passing beautiful landscapes and lagoons where alpacas, llamas, vicuñas, puma, Andean birds, condors, etc. live in a walk of 3 ½ hrs approx. until the Vinicunca Pass (5,200 m.s.), from where we will have an impressive view of the Cerro Colorado, which with the sunrise shows its impressive valley and hills of magical colors.then We will observe mountains such as the Apu Sarinini and the Ausangate Mountain, the highest in Cusco (6,372 meters above sea level) The Community of Chillca, constituted by shepherds of llamas and alpacas, is known as the guardian of these Andean places Every year, on the north side of Ausangate, the festival of Qoyllur Rit’i has been celebrated since time immemorial, where faith is impressive as dancers from different parts of Peru arrive. At the end of the day: Return to Cusco. Arrival approx: 6:00 pm.

Includes

Hotel pickup from Cusco historic center Downtown drop-off Transportation minivan. Local Guide English / Spanish guide. 1 breakfast 1 lunch 1 bottle of Mineral water or rehydration.

Important Information

  • We recommend you to spend at least 3 days in cusco to acclimate. You will hike over 4300m (14,100ft) and is about 16 kilometers in length (9.9419 miles) in total length, with an elevation gain of 715m (2,260ft). This hike is difficult because of altitude. You must be reasonably fit for this activity, however; horses can be rented for part of the trip. Please note: the local operator does not offer this service, it must be arranged privately. Horses will take you to 200 meters from the top, then you will finish the climb. Price: 70 to 90 Soles, round-trip, cash only A walking stick will be provided The walk takes about 3 hours Road mostly flat, except the ascent to the top, where it is very steep Bring extra food and water. Breakfast and lunch are included but are basic due to the remoteness Entrance to Rainbow Mountain is not included and should be purchased on-site at 30 PEN for tourists and 20 PEN for Peruvians

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