Luxury Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain – Full Day

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$499.00$396.00
Uncover one of the latest discovering of the savant Mother Nature: the Rainbow Mountain or Vinicunca named for their peculiar colors which resemble a rainbow impregnated to the mountains, enjoy this full day trip towards the understanding of this intriguing mountain; you will also see the magnificent landscapes and appreciate some typical communities along the […]
  • Vacation style

    Trekking, Nature

  • Holiday type

    Luxury

  • Activity level

    Moderate

    5/10

  • Group size

    Private

LUXURY VINICUNCA RAINBOW MOUNTAIN – FULL DAY

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PART 1
VINICUNCA RAINBOW MOUNTAIN

• Pick up time: 05:00 am
• Trek starting time: 08:30 am
• Arrival to Cusco: 18:30 pm
• Minimum altitude: Checacupe Town - 3440 masl/ 11286.1 ft.
• Maximum altitude: Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain viewpoint – 5200 masl/ 17060.4 ft.
• Distance covered: 10 kms/6.2 mls. (5.5 hours walking approx.)
• Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging.
• Meals included: Healthy snacks, luxury picnic lunch.
Our day starts very early in the morning and after you had breakfast at your hotel (or you may require them a box breakfast and you can have it along the way) In order to enjoy the whole experience to the fullest, our expert guide will greet you and accompany you through our 3 hours ride with wonderful views of the Peruvian Andes and reaching the picturesque village of Checacupe (3440 mts/11286.1 ft) which distinguishes for its beautiful colonial church and bridge that still maintains Inca foundations. We will also pass through the towns of Pitumarca (3570 mts/11712.6 ft) and Hanchipacha (4660 mts/15288.7 ft) and make a short stop here to buy some last-minute supplies or have your hotel box-breakfast. Afterwards we will head towards Pampachiri community (4530 mts/14862.2 ft) for a short 30 mins ride.

Here our expert guide will give us some tips for our 3 hours hike. If you require it in advance, we will provide you with a pair of standard walking sticks to support you during the hike, with the help of your guide you will learn the correct technique to use them making sure your knees are well cared. Then, we will be crossing the mountains and experiencing climate changes as we go uphill, during our hike we will also be accompanied by the endemic flora and fauna seeing some vizcachas, eagles, llamas and alpacas. We will appreciate, of course, some of the most wonderful views of the mountains surrounding the road and be able to visualize the exact places where the mountains begin to change their colors as we move towards our main destination.

PART 2
VINICUNCA RAINBOW MOUNTAIN

For your security we have an emergency horse just in case you feel in the need to use it, please feel free to require it to your guide. Upon our arrival we will finally view the famous Rainbow Mountain or Vinicunca (5200 mts/ 17060.4 ft) which offers a delightful spectacle of mixed mountain colors distinguishing pigmentations of pink, white, brown, purple, red, green and yellow. The Rainbow Mountain was discovered few years ago due to melting of global warming, its incredible coloration is due to the wealth of minerals that houses its soil, generated by the Earth erosion for millions of years, leaving these mineral layers uncovered for the amazement and enjoyment of the inhabitants and visitors.

We will take pleasure in taking stunning photos with beautiful backgrounds, hear our knowledgeable guide’s explanation and wander around until is time to return hiking back for about 2 or 2.5 hours depending on your physical condition, the hike will be downhill and quicker. Once we arrive to Pampachiri we will take a short ride until reaching our lunch spot where exquisite gourmet meals await us in a secluded area. Lastly and after our delicious lunch, we will return back to Cusco in our private transportation arriving by 18:30 pm approx.

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Price Per PersonFor 1 personFor 2 peopleFor 3 peopleFor 4 people
At Luxury Class$1.150$639$485$396

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  • LUXURY

    Indulge yourself with the finest service and upscale accommodations. Feel like sleeping in the hotel, like dining in the restaurant ... but among the magic of the Andes!

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    Explore, uncover and be soothed with our outstanding facilities. First class service, with unique details. A good massage, a good wine.

  • SUPERIOR

    Delving into high-end camping and first class service. High quality service, with the necessary glamping services, and at a reasonable price.

  • DELUXE

    Hiking along the Andes with comfort and style. Are you looking for luxury and economic? This is the option!

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