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Discover this incredible place by trekking, surrounded by llamas and alpacas in a unique scenario that the Andes offer; explore the beautiful red valley; unleash your imagination at 5020 meters over sea level at the Rainbow Mountain.


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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Discovery, Guided Tours, Mountains
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Group Size Medium Group

Explore on a one-day trip the magic of nature, known as Vinikunka in south of Peru (5020m). Its particular coloration comes from the great amount of minerals that there are gathered. It is located near Ausangate snow – capped mountain, in Peru’s Andes.

When you first see a picture of the Vinicuna Mountain, it might seem photoshoped or a surreal painting. But it isn’t. The vivid colors of turquoise, lavender, red-violet and gold are real. You probably wonder how can this be possible. The Peru travel we will explain why the Rainbown Mountain has those amazing colors.


To make your In guarantee every passenger availability, you must provide us with the next information.
1. Full legal name
2. Number of passport
3. Nationality and birthdate
*. This information must be provided via email (info@theperutravel.com) at least two days before your tour starts. We are direct tour operators.

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Pre-trek briefing.
  • Collection from your hotel on the morning of Rainbow Mountain Cusco trek .
  • Private transport from Cusco to the trailhead and return at the end of the trekEntry fee Vinicunca Mountain
  • English speaking professional guide.
  • Lunch, vegetarian options available
  • 01 emergency horse which can be ridden if you are feeling ill or if you are a little slower.
  • First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Tips for the guide and assistant
  • Additional horses for your personal luggage.

    6:30 am , we’ll pick you up directly from your hotel to start our ride to the south of Cusco through beautiful landscapes of valleys and agricultural communities. First, we will drive for around 2 hours to the town of Cusipata (3,329m / 12,772 ft.).
    we will continue our trip by van, following a beautiful way between the mountains, accompanied by our first views of Ausangate, the highest peak of Cusco. Along the way, we will pass through herds of hundreds of alpacas and llamas and the occasional shepherd or local people moving about their daily activities.

    Our ascent will begin in Hanchipata and last about 1 hours, bringing us to our final destination and the highest point on our Rainbow Mountain trek (or Vinicunca trek), at 5,020 mts / 16,470 ft. Here we will stop to admire and appreciate the outstanding views in all directions and the rare geological formations that appear to be painted with exotic colors by God’s hand. Far below and into the distance are infinite valleys and glaciers as now as one can see. We will stop for about 30 minutes – the perfect amount of time to rest,After discovering the beautiful Red Valley to have a snack, before we must begin our descent, roughly an hour and a half hours towards the point where we started the day’s hike in Hanchipata . There, our transport will be waiting to take us to the restaurant our journey back to Cusco in our private van. We will leave you back at your hotel around 6:30 p.m

    Lowest Altitude: 3,890 m / 14,189 ft
    Highest Altitude: 5,020 m / 16,466 ft
    Distance: 3 km / 1 miles.
    Travel time: 1 hour’s ascent; 1 hours descent
    Level of Difficulty: Challenging

The confirmation will be sent via email. You can print it and show it to your guide before the tour starts. You will have as well, your travel assessor email, who will assist you on every question or doubt you could have.

You are able to buy online through Master Card, Visa and American Express cards. We accept debit cards too, and we work using trustworthy systems such as CULQUI and PAYPAL.

For every tour we use only modern vehicles including enough space and capacity in order for you to feel cozy and comfortable during the trip. Each vehicle is equipped with air-conditioning, reclining seats and a high-quality audio system.

No, because we handle exclusive groups. The cost may vary according to the language, Spanish, Portuguese or English. In case you wish the guidance service in any other language, please contact us.

We recommend you to carry sunglasses, comfortable shoes and a camera as the most important items.

Of course, please send us an email with your address, zip code and city and we will send it to you right away.

We recommend that you book your preferred tour dates as soon as possible to assure departure dates. Note that we have limited vacancies.

That’s no problem at all! All you need is to show your passport or your ID to the guide before the trip starts. You can request it by email and we will be glad to send it to you back.

THE PERU TRAVEL has been running top-quality private trips to Machu Picchu since 2005. In 2010 we decided to run Peru and Bolivia.

Note that THE PERU TRAVEL won’t take any responsibility for any object that is inside its vehicles. Any item we find will be taken to our Cusco office. You can contact us in our office to ask for the lost item.

That won’t happen since our groups are maximum of 08 people, we are not used to taking large quantity of people, in case the group exceeds what we thought, those will be divided into groups of 08 people led by a guide, which in case happens, you can let the office know by contacting us.

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