Rainbow Mountain full day The mountain of the seven colors (vinincunca) some of the best attractions of Peru. Its main tourist attraction is its slopes and summits, which acquired different colors and shades due to the melting and erosion of a diversity of minerals formed millions of years ago. We invite you to know the mountain with us. Rated 4.8 Stars - 5 4 Reviews - Review Me $ 00.00
  Group From 2- 28 people Peoples
  8 hours tour
  The Tour Starts in Cusco, Perú
  The Tour Starts at 04:00:00
  Places we will visit during the tour : Cusipata, Chiri Pampa, Vinincunca

Description

The mountain of the seven colors (vinincunca) some of the best attractions of Peru. Its main tourist attraction are its slopes and peaks, which acquired different colors and nuances due to the thawing and erosion of a diversity of minerals formed millions of years ago. We invite you to know the mountain with us.

Itinerary

DAY
1

Cusco - Cusipata -Vinincunca - Cusco

Approx. 4:00 - 4:30 am our agency Machupichu hop will come to the hotel with our tourist transport, Then we will travel for approximately 2 hours to Cusipata-Paucarpata, where we will have buffet breakfast. After breakfast we will continue for approximately 40 minutes to the checkpoint. During the 2 hour walk through the painted hills of Rainbow Mountain, you will also discover a native culture that remains intact to this day.
Also discover how the locals live and you will have the opportunity to talk to them.
We will walk through a dynamic green valley with views of the impressive Ausangate mountain on the horizon. Our guide will explain what makes the Rainbow Mountain so special.
You will have a panoramic view of the mountain in seven colors, you will also have enough time to rest and take pictures. After the photos we will return to our vehicle. It will be waiting for us and then we will have lunch. At 5:30 pm approx. we will be in the city of Cusco and you will be dropped off near the main square of Cusco.

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Included

  • Expert driver in the area
  • x1 Breakfast x1 Lunch with vegetarian option
  • Entries to the village of Mollepata.
  • First aid kit.
  • Professional guide
  • Ticket of entrance to the Mountain of colors
  • Trasponte Cusco -Cusipata - Cusco

Not Included

  • Horses( USD 30,00 ) ( Available As extra).
  • Dinner.
  • Personal hygiene products

Languages in which the tour is offered

  • Spanish
  • English
  • The driver knows the area and speaks very basic English. .

What to Bring ?

When preparing your luggage, remember that the rainy season in Cusco is from December to March. The winter, between May and August, is especially cold, that's why we recommend you bring:

  • Walking shoes
  • Money Extra
  • Bottled water
  • Warm-up sweater
  • Rain poncho
  • Cold glove
  • Solar blocker
  • Snack
  • Sticks

Extra Information

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.

this activity is a group tour, we will pick up the first person at 4:00 and the last person at 4:30, please be ready in the lobby of your hotel at 4:00 am and our guide has time to spend. until 4:30 am


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What does Vinicunca or winicunca mean?

Original name of the Mountain Vinicunca or Mountain of the 7 Colors "Winikunca" original name of two Quechua voices "Wini" "Kunca", each of the words have a meaning, "Wini" comes from "Wini rumi" "black stone "For the black stones that abound in the area," Kunca "means Neck, for the narrowness of the hill that resembles a neck.

In what time of the year it is better to visit mountain of colors?

All travelers agree that the best time of the year to visit the rainbow is in the month of August, since it is dry season and it is excellent to visit it. His already famous colors look pretty good.
You have to try to avoid days when it has rained (December, January and February) or times when a snowfall has fallen.

What to see and do in the mountain of colors?

In the mountain of colors you can: Appreciate the whimsical natural colors of the mountain in colors that resemble the colors of the rainbow.
Observe the incredible natural landscapes that surround the hill of colors, such as the snow-capped peaks of the Ausangate mountain.
Take walks in the surroundings of Vinicunca to other nearby natural attractions such as the Red Valley.
Participate in activities of cultural interaction with the inhabitants of the area, who are dedicated to the pastoralism of South American camelids.
Enjoy an excellent and incredible day, breathing fresh air., connecting with Mother Nature and reflecting on the fragile natural balance.