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Price $65 $60 1 Days
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Rainbow Mountain

$65 $60 per person

The Rainbow Mountain Full Day is an amazing trek to vinicunca leaving from Cusco. This excursion is made especially for people with limited time.

The Rainbow Mountain of Peru, also known as Vinicunca, are stunning and can be seen on the spectacular Ausangate Trek. Ausangate mountain itself is considered a holy mountain (or mountain spirit) by local Peruvians and is the deity of Cusco. Since pre-Inca times the mountain has been a place of worship and offerings and this tradition continues today.

Begin this incredible experience at 4.30am leaving Cusco city from your hotel to head South

Location of Chillihuani
District: Cusipata
Province: Quispicanchi
Region: Cusco
South Latitude: 13 ° 51 ‘54.3 “S (-13.86507757000)
West Length: 71 ° 25 ‘8.7 “W (-71.41908690000)
Altitude: 3887 meters above sea level

PRIVATE TOUR:

  • 4-6 PEOPLE: $145 USD PER PERSON
  • 7-14 PEOPLE: $105 USD PER PERSON

( minimum 02 people) prices are based on two people or couple.

1 Days
6+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    In your briefing, we will give the information
  • Departure Time
    Approximately 4:30 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 17:00 PM.
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Day 1: Rainbow Mountain
Mineralogical composition According to the investigation of the Cultural Landscape Office of the Decentralization of the City of Cusco, the colorations of the mountain of the 7 Colors are due to the mineralogical composition that it has: the pink color is for the red clay, fangolitas (mud) and arilitas (sand). The whitish, for the quartzose sandstone and marls, rich in calcium carbonate. The red one made up of the claystones (iron) and clays belonging to the upper tertiary. The green is due to the compound of phyllites and clays rich in ferro magnesian. The earthy brown is a product of fanglomerate composed of rock with magnesium belonging to the Quaternary era. And the mustard yellow color for the calcareous sandstones rich in sulfur minerals.

Rainbow Mountain:

What is Included:
  • Transfer Cusco – Rainbow Mountain – Cusco.
  • Food (x1 breakfast and x1 lunch).
  • Entrance fee.
  • Professional guide.
  • Walking stick.
Not included:
  • Water.
  • Snack.