Day Trip Cusco: 1-Day Trekking Tour to the Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain


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City: Cusco, Mountains // Activities: Trekking //  

Please read our blog post about the two rainbow mountain tours for more info.

You will have a great time with this tour to the famous Vinicuna mountain, also known as the mountain of 7 colors or rainbow mountain. If you like trekking tours, this is the ideal tour, as you will hike for around 3 hours while appreciating the beautiful landscapes that are around you so you can enjoy the flora and fauna that is part of the beautiful Vinicuna trek. Also, you will observe the Apu Ausangate, a 6000 m snowy glacier revered by the ancient Incas. Most importantly, we advise you to prepare yourself so that you can avoid the altitude sickness.

Difficulty of trek: medium - difficult 

If you're looking for an alternative that is not that difficult and where you only hike for 1 hour, you should check out the alternative rainbow mountain trek.

Validity: Buy TODAY and you have up to 5 months to reserve the experience.


The pick up at your hotel (from all hotels except the ones in the district of Santiago) is from 04:00 am to 05:00 am and the trip will be around 3 hours by car. You will be passing through the Pitumarka District, with the final destination being the camp of Quesiuno where you will be served a rich and energetic breakfast buffet, to start with the trekking tour in the morning. 

At this point your adventure will begin, the hike will be approximately 3 hours where you will appreciate beautiful landscapes full of streams, mountains and lagoons. Once you arrive at the beautiful Vinicunca mountain (5,029 m) or rainbow mountain you will have some time to take some unforgettable shots. In addition, you will the chance to observe the astonishing Apu Ausangate, a 6000m snow-covered mountain. 

Afterwards, you will descend again to the camp of Quesiuno, where you will have a well-deserved lunch. Finally, you will return to the city of Cusco and arrive at approximately 6:30 pm.


  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Hotel pick-up from all the hotels close to the center (except the ones that are in the district of Santiago)
  • 1 breakfast buffet (fruit juices, bread, cheese, bacon, milk)
  • 1 lunch buffet (salads, rice, chicken, beef, pasta, deserts (such as milk rice))
  • Professional tourist guide
  • Oxygen in case of emergency

 Not Included:

  • Entrance to the Rainbow Mountain  (S/. 5 for Peruvians, S/. 10 for foreigners)
  • Horse rental
  • Tips


  • 3:00 am / 3:30 am - 6:30 pm


  • 1-day tour


  • Take a raincoat and warm clothes with you
  • Bring snacks and beverages
  • Bring oxygen 

 Terms of Reservation:

  • Minimum 1 day before

 Terms of Cancellation:

  • Refund of 100% up to 1 day before.


  • In the case of flight delays, inconveniences with train schedule or bad weather (rain, landslides, etc.) the provider is not responsible.

Information about the Local Operator:

We only select the best tour operators whose services comply with our security standards, good equipment and a fair price for every destination.

After having made the purchase you receive an e-mail with the complete contact information of the local tour operator.

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