About

Rainbow

Mountain

HEIGHT

5,200 m above sea level.

CUSCO

3.5 hours away.

PHOTO OPS

Capture magnificent scenery.

TIME

Approx. 5 hours hiking.

HORSE

Horseback ride available.

CLOTHING

Heavy clothes needes.

Vinicunca or as it is more popularly known Rainbow Mountain, is located about three and a half hours from Cusco by minibus. Found in the Peruvian Andes, Rainbow Mountain – is famed for its natural, multi-coloured beauty caused by the sediment and atmosphere of the area. It has only recently been discovered but is fast becoming one of THE places to visit in South America.

Rainbow Mountain Travels is a new company established by several Vinicunca Mountain experts and experienced travel guides. This beautiful mountain can often prove very difficult and even dangerous so we’ve come together to provide a guaranteed safe option so that even the most inexperienced of trekkers can be part of this once in a lifetime experience.

We guarantee top quality equipment, the best service and educated, reliable guides with unparalleled knowledge of Vinicunca. Our bilingual guides all have perfect English and Spanish.

TOP TIPS:

  • Beat the altitude by chewing on coca leaves. This trick really works!
  • Be sure to bring a small backpack with lots of water, snacks and toilet roll.
  • The entrance fee to the park is 10 Soles and usually isn’t included in Rainbow Mountain Tour packages.
  • Make sure to bring a varied range of clothing, the weather changes quite often on the mountain so it is important to be prepared for it all.
  • It is possible to take a horseback ride up the mountain if you feel it may be too strenuous for parts of the trek.

What to

BRING

BACKPACK

LOTS OF WATER

SUN BLOCK

TOILET PAPER

COCA LEAVES

RAIN JACKET

HAT & SCARF

SUN GLASSES

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

If you have particular questions you wish to ask or simply want regular email updates of our Rainbow Mountain tours and info, give us your contact information and we’ll get in touch.