Trek Rainbow Mountain - full day

Homestay Journey

Description

Treks to the Rainbow Mountain (5,200 m). This track gives you the opportunity to visit typical sites of the Andes with a spectacular panoramic view of nature. Of Apu Ausengate you may enjoy snow covered mountain tops. The Rainbow Mountain, which is a natural erosive formation that was formed millions of years ago, meets with the Vilcanota chain (Andes, above 5,200 m) with its flocks of lamas, alpacas, and sheep passing by. You may also enjoy the jungle wildlife with its wild vicunias, the Andean Garza, Condor, fox, vizcachas etc. And the typical jungle flora, if only the gramínea of the Andes (ichu) and several medicinal plants.

Important



Day 1 Cusco Valley of Chillca, Rainbow Mountain, Anantapata

We will leave very early from Cusco by private transport until we arrive in the Valley of Chillca. Accompanied by our profesional guide, we are starting out track with an ascensión to the Rainbow Mountain. We enjoy its natural paths/ passages, geological formations of the Vilcanota chain (Andes) and a chain of naturally colored mountains. The Cordillera of the Andes are formed by frictios of tectonic plates that give / have caused a natural erosion since millions of years. When we arrive at the highest point, we will be able to see the natural formation of colors and the entire red valley of mountains. There, we will return to have lunch prepared by our chef cook, and return to Cusco by private transport.

Include

  • Guide: Professional bilingual guide
  • Transport: Private transport from Cusco to the Valley of Chillca, and returning from
  • Pitumarka to Cusco
  • Food: Breakfast and Lunch included
  • Entrance: Entrance to the Rainbow Mountain

Not includes

  • Walking sticks
  • Horse
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Hotel in Cusco
  • Internal flights (from Lima to Cusco)

Walking sticks can be rented for USD 25.-

A horse can be contracted on site for USD 45

Your are advised to bring

  • water resistent hiking shoes
  • a rain jacket
  • a warm coat
  • sun protection cream/ sun blocker
  • sunglasses and
  • a bottle of water

Prices and discounts

A mínimum group size would be 2 persons. The bigger the group, the lower our cost per person: please, find our prices and discounts below!

  • Group of 2 USD 180,- per person
  • Group of 3 USD 130,- per person
  • Group of 4 USD 100,- per person
  • Group of 5 USD 90,- per person
  • Group of 6 USD 80,- per person
  • Group of 7 or more USD 70,- per person