RAINBOW MOUNTAIN PERU AND RED VALLEY
Rainbow mountain and red valley
Discover the magical colours of the Rainbow mountain Peru and the red valley. The red valley is rarely visited; however, it is more beautiful than its predecessor.
Rainbow Mountain Peru It is located in the Vilcanota mountain range at 5036 m on the way to the Ausangate mountain, in the Andes of Peru, in the Cusco Region, district of Pitumarca. Its peaks are tinged with stripes of intense shades of fuchsia, turquoise, lavender, and gold. The colours of the mountain are due to a complex history of marine, lake and river sediments, according to the Cultural Landscape Office of the Decentralisation of Cusco.
CUSCO | CUSIPATA-RAINBOW MOUNTAIN PERU AND RED VALLEY – CUSCO
Rainbow Mountain Peru, Departure from the hotel from 3:30 am. To 4:00 am. To CUSIPATA, we leave early to avoid all the crowd of people and to be able to enjoy in a better way all the beauty of the rainbow mountain and the red valley; Cusipata is where we will have our breakfast. Then we continue by transport to LLACTOC, located at 4625 meters above sea level. Where we will begin our 1:30 hour hike until we reach the viewpoint of the Rainbow Mountain Peru. Accompanied by our guide who will describe and manage the times with the group for our best experience. After an appropriate time of observation and photos; we will continue our hike from the rainbow mountain to the Red Valley, which is a place almost without people in spite of all the beauty it shows us. The hike lasts approximately 2:00 hours until we return to LLACTOC. After a short rest, we will board our transport back to the lunch place CUSIPATA and return to Cusco around 6:00 pm arrival to Cusco.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
Pre-departure Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley briefing, presented by your tour guides
Transportation to the head of Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley
English/Spanish speaker professional guide
Entrance tickets to Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley
Meals: breakfast and lunch
Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge
First Aid equipment and Oxygen bottle for emergencies.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
Personal Hiking Clothing and gear
Tips for our staff: Tipping is Customary on any excursion.
IMPORTANT THINGS TO BRING
Backpack (the smaller the better)
Comfortable hiking boots (light with good soles)
1-2 hiking pants
1 thick and soft scarf
1 warm jacket
1 rain jacket and pants
1 sun hat
1 wool hat
First aid kit