In this rainbow mountain tour, we will have the opportunity to know one of the best destinations that you must visit before you die, cataloged by the National Geographic, the rainbow mountain, dazzle and connect with nature in this tour that you can not lose.
This tour starts very early so we must get ready a day before, first, we will pass by your hotel in Cusco between 04:00 and 04:30 am, so we can head south where our first point is approximately two hours until we reach the district of Cusipata – Paucarpata where we can have breakfast.
Cusipata Parking Post
After our delicious Andean breakfast we will continue our trip for another 1 hour until we reach the checkpoint and start our hike.
The uphill hike will last approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes approximately, during the hike we will observe the Andes mountain range and its impressive peaks and snow-capped mountains, as well as the flora and fauna, we will also have the opportunity to observe Llamas and Alpacas in their natural habitat.
Note: There is an option to rent horses which you can negotiate directly with the villagers to make it easier.
Once we arrive at the viewpoint of Vinicunca or Mountain of Colors that is approximately at 5080 masl, our guide will give us an explanation about the orographic composition, ecosystem, and color of the mountain, we can also take advantage of the moment to take pictures and admire the beautiful landscape, then we will return by the same road to the point where we started the hike (Llaqto) where our transport will be waiting to take us back to Cusipata.
After having visited this beautiful wonder we will enjoy lunch in Cusipata. After lunch we will start our return trip to Cusco, arriving between 5 and 6 in the afternoon. The last stop will be near the Plaza de Armas of Cusco.