Rainbow Mountain, originally named Vinicunca is one of the most beautiful natural wonders in Latin America but also one of the most difficult mountains you can trek here. Rainbow Mountain is the second most popular tourist destination in the Cusco region after the breathtaking world wonder, Machu Picchu.
However, it is very important for travellers to be aware of the dangers involved with tackling such a difficult trek, particularly those who struggle with altitude. Below we have outlined what we provide to make the experience as safe as possible so that you can focus on enjoying this unforgettable experience.
Essential for a lot of travellers particularly those who struggle with high altitudes. Everybody reacts differently when trekking Rainbow Mountain which reaches heights of 5,200 m above sea level.
Our qualified, bilingual tour guides are trained in all things Rainbow Mountain and have been doing this trek for years. No need to worry about safety or missing out on info with our out-going professional guides
Every tour will also have a first aid kit at hand as well as a trained first aider. Injuries can sometimes happen on long treks so it is necessary for us to be prepared for anything.
We are among the top Rainbow Mountain operators for guide quality, equipment durability, trekking information and tour organisation. View our ranking on operator comparison website FindLocalTrips.com.
We regularly update the info that we provide about Rainbow Mountain including weather conditions, tour options and general info about the mountain itself. Just ask your expert guide!.
Here at Rainbow Mountain Travels we take pride in being the #1 safest tour operator of the beautiful Vinicunca. With a full medical first aid kit and trained first aiders present on every tour, your safety is our number one priority. Each and every tour comes with an oxygen tank to help those who need it to cope with the high altitude, not every tour operator provides this!
We facilitate luxury private tours for a more intimate experience for you and your travel partners as well as regular tours where you can meet like-minded travellers to share this incredible experience with. We provide high quality mini-vans for those who are short on time but still wish to witness Rainbow Mountain in all of its beauty.BOOK NOW
“I’m so glad I chose Rainbow Mountain Travel. I struggled with the altitude along the way and ended up unexpectedly using the oxygen tank! Don’t know what I would have done if I had gone with another operator! Thank you so much to my guide Carlos who was amazing the entire time! And thank you Rainbow Mountain Travel!”
“Rainbow Mountain was stunning, but I don’t think I would have enjoyed it as much if I didn’t go with Rainbow Mountain Travels. From the second we booked to the moment we were dropped off in Cusco, they made sure we had the ultimate experience. So professional, and made it a truly pleasant trek!”
“Rainbow Mountain Travels was the perfect company to hike with! I’ve done many treks with a lot of different operators but they were truly among the best. Extremely organised and punctual and our guide was fantastic! So informative and a really amazing guy!”
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