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Rainbow Mountain Full Day Vinicunca

Price from: $ 35USD
Physical Level:
Highest Altitude:
5000 masl
Recommended Seasson:
all year
Tour Type:
Hiking Tour
Trip Length:
1 days
Group Size:
Price From:
$ 35 USD

Rainbow Mountain Full Day Vinicunca

The tour to the Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca is one of the walking tours (Trek in Cusco for one day), most popular in recent years due to its beautiful landscape and and its mountain of colors, like the Rainbow, was cataloged by the National Geografic as one of the 100 places you must visit before you die.


  • 4:30 we start picking up our clients from their hotels (Historic Center).
  • 5:00 am departure rumbo to Cusipata-Cusco.
  • 7:00 am arrival to Cusipata – Breakfast
  • 9:00 am arrival at the terminal start of the hike
  • 11:00 am view of Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca
  • 1:30 pm Lunch in Cusipata
  • 2:00 pm Back to Cusco
  • 4:30 arrival to Cusco.

Note: Hours are approximate.

Trip Details

  • Physical classification: Moderated(3/5)
  • Activities: Hiking, cultural, Archeology, gastronomy, nature, landscapes, Flora and fauna, mountains, snow-capped mountains, snow-capped mountains
  • Lodging: We have Economy, Standard, Superior, Deluxe hotels, in single, double, triple or family accommodation; Reservations).
  • Group size: Large groups, customized groups and private services.
  • When to travel: All year round, but March to December is recommended.


Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca

the wonderful Rainbow Mountain that attracts thousands of tourists to Peru. It is located 138 Km approx. from Cusco in the Vilcanota mountain range in the district of Pitumarca.

Vinicunca o Winikunca

It is known in both ways “Mountain of colors Vinicunca” or “Mountain of 7 colors Winikunca”, the original name comes from two Quechua voices “Wini rumi” Black stone “Kunka” neck; Black stone due to the black stones that abound in the area, and neck by the narrow hill that resembles a neck.

The study by the Office of Cultural Landscape and Muñoz details how each strip is composed according to its color:

  • Rosado o fucsia: Combination of red clay, mudstones (mud) and sand.
  • Blanquecino: sandstone (quartz sand) and limestone.
  • Purple or lavender: marl (a mixture of clay and calcium carbonate) and silicates.
  • Red: argillites and clays.
  • Green: clays rich in ferro magnesium (a mixture of iron and magnesium) and copper oxide.
  • Yellowish brown, mustard or golden brown: limonites, calcareous sandstones rich in sulfide minerals (combined with sulfur).


Day 1

Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca Full Day

Tour Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca

At 4:30 to 5:00 a.m., our staff will pick you up at your hotel to board the tourist bus to Cusipata town, the trip will take approximately 2 hours.

After arriving at Cusipata we will go to the restaurant where we will enjoy a delicious breakfast.

Then after a rest and continue our journey towards the Vinicunca mountain range where we will begin our walk of one hour and thirty minutes Approx. to reach the highest peak of the Montaña de Colores 5,000 meters above sea level.

Already in the Mountain of Colors we will have a panoramic view of all the landscape surrounding the Mountain of Colors flora, fauna, Peak, Mountains, Snowy; also we will be able to observe the Imposing Ausangate Snowy.

Already in the Mountain of Colors we will have a panoramic view of all the landscape surrounding the Mountain of Colors flora, fauna, Peak, Mountains, Snowy; also we will be able to observe the Imposing Ausangate Snowy.

Finally, after an adventure we boarded our bus back to Cusco, leaving in our immortalized memories the best that nature has to offer.


Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. Aremika’s destination local specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what’s possible.




  • Hotel pick-up
  • Tourist Transportation
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • 01 Breakfast
  • 01 semi Buffete Lunch.
  • Trekking poles
  • Blankets
  • Oxigen
  • First aid kit.

No Included

  • Mineral water.
  • Special customer costs.
  • Horses in case the client requires it, costs from s/70.00 soles per section Approx.
  • Entrance ticket to the mountain s/10.00 soles per person.


  • Warm clothing.
  • Hiking shoes.
  • Personal medications if necessary.
  • Rain ponchos from January through March and September through November

Prices Tour

# Of Persons Price per person Total ($ USD) Book Now
1 $ 190.00 $ 190.00 Book Now
2 $ 99.99 $ 199.98 Book Now
3 $ 79.90 $ 239.70 Book Now
4 $ 62.00 $ 248.00 Book Now
5 $ 49.00 $ 245.00 Book Now
6 $ 45.00 $ 270.00 Book Now
Participants Travel Date Price per person Total Price BOOK NOW
$ 35.00 $ 35.00 BOOK NOW

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is rainbow mountain difficult?

The hike to the Rainbow Mountain is a difficult trek, but not because the hike will be hard, but because it is done over 4200 meters above sea level, on the way you may feel short of breath, which is why if you suffer from any respiratory disease, it is not recommended, and if you are over 60 years old take your precautions.

How long is the hike to Rainbow Mountain?

The hike to Rainbow Mountain takes about 2 hours, from where the car drops you off, it is 4 km (2.5 miles),

How high are the Rainbow Mountains in Peru?

The Rainbow Mountain in Peru is located at an altitude of 5200 masl, (16,000 ft), in the region of Cusco in the Andes of the Cordillera Vilcanota, so if we want to visit the Rainbow Mountain we will hike eight kilometers (5 miles),

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