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DURATION: 11 hours
TYPE OF SERVICE: Group
LANGUAGES: Spanish, English
TICKETS INCLUDED
PHYSICAL DEMAND
PICKUP SERVICE
LUNCH INCLUDED
FREE CANCELLATION
CLEANLINESS AND SAFETY
Protocols against COVID 19

Enjoy an incredible and colorful view!

Visit the Mountain of the 7 Colors if:

  • You are looking to disconnect and enjoy the wonderful views of the area.
  • You will have the opportunity to adapt to the altitude for a couple of days before doing this hike.
  • You are a person who enjoys not only the destination, but also the journey.
  • You feel comfortable doing a 3.5 hour hike at altitude.

TOUR TO THE MOUNTAIN OF 7 COLORS VINICUNCA

Discover the incredible landscape of the Mountain of Seven Colors in Cusco (Vinicunca)! This mountain is located in the Andes region of Peru, near the city of Cusco and is famous for its incredible views and landscapes, known as the mountain of 7 colors or Vinicunca Mountain. This tour is ideal for those who want to enjoy nature at its best. During your visit you will have the opportunity to admire the variety of landscapes, from emerald green to intense red, observing the different clay soils that give it that shade of yellow, blue, violet and brown colors.

Itinerary

Remember!

  • This incredible adventure begins very early in the morning. We will pick you up at your hotel in the historic center of Cusco in the early morning and we will begin a journey towards the South Valley; It will be a 2-hour journey until we reach Cusipata and from there we will continue the journey along a motorable trail to the town of Phulawasipata for 1 more hour.
  • The town of Phulawasipata is located at 4,626 meters above sea level (15,177.17ft) and it is from there where we begin the walk that will take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes along a beautiful stream. Let yourself be captivated by the path and its fauna, you will see groups of herds of Andean camelids such as llamas and alpacas; If you are lucky, maybe you will be able to see the Andean cat. Get your camera ready! The great snow that you will see is the highest in the region, the “Apu Ausangate”, its majesty and mystique will remind you that you are in a unique and magical place. During the journey, you will be able to interact with the community members of the area, learning a little about their daily lives; You will see various crop fields that are worked in the area, especially potatoes and their different varieties.
  • After the 1 hour and 30 minute walk, you will be surprised by the wonderful view of Vinicunca, The Rainbow Mountain (5,020 masl / 16466ft). Take out your camera to record this moment! You will have enough time to explore the area, take photos and also take a break to renew your energy (approximately 30 minutes at the top).
  • When the time comes to begin the descent along the same ascent route, the return walk will take approximately 1 hour to reach the place where the return transportation will be waiting for you.
  • After 1 hour of travel, we arrived in Cusipata for lunch. Later, we will continue the return to Cusco, arriving after approximately 2 hours. You will be back in Cusco at the end of the afternoon.
  • Some information about the walk:
    • Total walking distance: 8 km.
    • Walking hours: 3.5 Hours.
    • Minimum height: 4652 meters above sea level.
    • Maximum height: 5020 meters above sea level.
    • Degree of difficulty: 4 out of 5.

What is included?

  • Transportation from/to Hotel in Cusco. (Included only for hotels located in the historic center)
  • Entry tickets.
  • Professional bilingual guide.
  • Lunch

What is not included?

  • Tips.
  • Other meals and drinks or other personal expenses.
  • Horse rental.

Prepare for your activity

Remember!

  • Bring comfortable shoes for the walk and something to keep you warm, as it will be a little windy. Remember to also bring sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, and comfortable clothing.
  • Recharge the batteries of your camera or cell phone to take the best photos and videos from the moment you are on the train.
  • Share your experiences so that more people are encouraged to live it!
  • Bring current identification documents because many archaeological sites require them at the entrance.
7 Colors Mountain Tour Vinicunca-

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