Rainbow mountain full day
Description of the excursion.
They call it “El Cerro Colorado”, “La Montaña Arcoíris” and sometimes “La Montaña De Los 7 Colores” because the variety of names originates in the imagination of adventurous travelers but its original name is “Vinicunca”, admiring this chain Of mountains that radiate indescribable emotion at the moment of visiting it. The plateaus, streams, valleys, punas and snow-capped ones complement the greatness of this one, accompanied by animals such as: camelids, birds, sheep and of course the local people whose happiness is contagiable by stranger the visitor.
Departure : Every day, including holidays.
Our trip starts at 3:00 am towards the village of japura (two and a half hour trip) where we will enjoy a good breakfast, we will continue our journey through beautiful valleys, small canyons and impressive pre-Inca terraces until arriving to the Community of Quesiuno.
The adventure begins with an imposing view of the Apu Ausangate. After an introduction from our guide, we will start with our hike. The ascent will be gradual and will last approximately three hours. During the trip we will observe a variety of South American camelids Alpacas, Llamas, birds, lagoons, valleys, streams and snow-capped.
After walking for approximately nine kilometers we will finally reach the Seven Colors or Rainbow Mountain. This place is unique and magical as nature capriciously formed. After enjoying a quiet moment in contact with nature. We will start our return to the village of Japura where we will taste our buffet lunch. To finish the day we will visit the colonial Inca bridge of Checacupe.
What is Included:
Pick up from your hotel.
Private transportation Cusco-Quesiuno- Cusco
English and Spanish speaking guide.
First aid kit and oxygen balloon.
Special vegetarian / diet options available.
We recommand to bring:
A small backpack.
Waterproof trousers and jacket for the cold
T-shirts and long sleeve sweater
Sun protection cream
Camera and movies
Extra money to buy souvenirs, drinks and TIPS.