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Rainbow Mountain

  Trip Overview


TOUR TYPE: TREKKING, HIKING AND  ADVENTURE
TOTAL DISTANCE: 8 KM / 5 MILES
DIFFICULTY: MODERATE
GOOD FOR: THOSE WHO ENJOY HIKING AND HAVE A MODERATE LEVEL
HIKING SEASON: ALL THE YEAR
ACCLIMATIZATION:  PLEASE SPEND AT LEAST REST DAYS IN CUSCO BEFORE START YOUR HIKE
GROUP SIZE: GROUP SERVICE

Overview

Vinicunca or Rainbow mountain its localized in the middle of the andes at 5200 a.s.l located in Pitumarca a district of Canchis near Cusco. high andean zone does it to be surrounded of andean camels like Alpacas and the wild Vicuñas.

The mountain of   presents shapes of colors due to the erosion of sedimentary rocks, and not made by men

the journey to the mountain is moderate and ideal for lovers of short hikes, at the present popular destination .

Itinerary

DAY I CUSCO – RAINBOW MOUNTAIN ( VINICUNCA)- CUSCO

Cusco Andean Hike will pick up you very early  at 4:00 am in your hotel in Cusco and then to continue the journey in our private bus for 3 hours to the town Pitumarca and Chica along our trip will see beautiful scenery and pass for small villages with the hundreds or thousands of Alpacas near to them and to the road , we get to the place called Pampachire the beginning to start walking situated at 3800 a.s.l.

Where our guide gives you information and recommendations for the hike. before you will enjoy of our box breakfast then we will start with our way up of  7 km for three hours, about until the mountain of Vinicunca along the way you will have beautiful views and then we will see the most important Apu Ausangate ice capped and then la local fauna. after taking many pictures of the this breathtaking panorama, we back down for the beginning following the same way without getting lost.

we have a delicious lunch at the restaurant on the way, and later we back to Cusco arriving in the city at 6:00pm.

 

 

Included

INCLUDED

Informative meeting, one day before the adventure. Once there, you will receive all the information pertinent to your walk and the guide will answer all your doubts.

Transport

  • Private bus pick up from your hotel to the starting point of the trek
  • Private bus back to Cusco

Field Staff

  • Professional travel guide in Spanish and English with many years of experience in adventure tourism
  • Oxygen balloon
  • First aid kit

 

 Food

  • Breakfasts,
  • Lunch

NOT INCLUDED

  • Emergency horse
  • Entrance to the park vinicunca (rainbow mountain) income s / 10.00

EXTRA

  • Walking poles US$ 10 a pair
  • Horse US$ 30

Price

PRICE

GROUP PRICES

#PER PERSON PRICE PER PERSON
  2 PERSONS  US$ 140.00
 3 PERSONS US$ 120.00
4 PERSONS US$ 100.00
 5 PERSONS US$ 80.00
6 PERSONS US$ 60.00

PRIVATE SERVICE

  • US$ 200 per person

 

How to book

How to book

For any of our services, you must send your personal information and a deposit of US $200 per person, the rest may pay at our office in Cusco two days prior to your trip, to get the student discount you must send your ISIC card original by means of a photo to our mail info@cuscoandeanhike.com:

  • Name and surname
  • Passport number
  • Gender
  • Birthday date
  • Student Card (ISIC if you are a student Yes or No)
  • Nationality
  • Email – Phone number
  • Food preferences

 

Western Union and Money Gram

You can also use these means to make the deposit. On behalf of our administrator. Take into account that this deposit generates transfer costs, which our clients must assume.

  • Name: Maria
  • Last name: Catunta choque
  • Identity number: 42265390
  • Address: Urb. Progress Jr-spine L-15
  • City: Cusco
  • Country: Peru

Note:

Once the deposit is made, you will receive a receipt with the money transfer code, the client must send the receipt with a photograph to our email. info@cuscoandeanhike.com

 

PACKING LIST

 Original passport
• Original student card
• Day Backpack
• Plastic poncho
• Waterproof jacket
• Personal medical kit
• Insect repellent
• Trekking boots, hiking boots
• Warm clothes
• Water bottle
• Camel bak
• Sun block cream
• Snacks(candies, biscuits, chocolates)
• Hat, gloves, scarf
• Extra money ( soles) different domination

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