Rainbow Mountain Tour Full day

OVERVIEW TOUR: Rainbow Mountain Tour Full day

Live the experience of the Rainbow Mountain, one of the geological elements that most surprise visually in Peru incredible, during this private full day tour. Overcome the challenge of this hard but rewarding hike to the mountain of 7 colors – vinicunca, enjoy the alpine landscape and witness the spectacle of color offered by the mountains in turquoise, red and gold tones. It includes a private guide and the transfer to and from the hotel – Cusco.

Mountain of the 7 Colors – Vinicunca

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  • Duración:  1 day / 0 night
  • Salidas Diarias:  03:30am a 07:00Hrs.
  • Ubicación:  Rainbow Mountain - Canchis - Cusco - Peru
  • Tipo de Excursión:  Medium, Difficult Walk
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Rainbow Mountain Tour Full day – Group travel service

Also called The Mountain of 7 Colors or Mountain Rainbow (Rainbow Mountain) or more known by locals as Cerro Colorado, is located in Vinicunca, province of Quipicanchis, department of Cusco. Its geological formations reveal all its splendor, in contrast to the blue sky forming a formidable barrier between the desert of the coast and the Amazon rainforest, dominated by the beautiful snowy Ausangate (6,384 m), one of the great apus of this region.



Rainbow Mountain Tour Full day

Very early 3:00 am. We will pick you up from the hotel in Cusco to make the trip to the town of Pitumarca, average trip of 2 hours by bus.
Breakfast (Population of Pitumarca) – vinicunca.
After breakfast we will continue the trip to the town of Chilca.
We will start the walk from the town of Chilca.
On the way you will enjoy landscapes full of flora and fauna typical of the Andes surrounded by mountains by the ausangate snow.
Duration between 3 to 4 hours average walk along the way to arrive at the “Rainbow Mountain”.
We will have an adequate time to enjoy the wonder that nature presents us this incredible place where we will take pictures and enjoy a breathtaking view of the “Mountain of the 7 colors” and the sacred snow of Ausangate
Descent to the town of Chilca, where we will have lunch.
After this pleasant lunch, we will return to the imperial city of Cusco.
8:00 pm. Arrival in Cusco (approximately) and return to your hotel for rest.

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Included in Rainbow Mountain 1 day:

  • Transportation Transfers Cusco (round trip)
  • Food: 01 Breakfast – 01 Lunch
  • Professional guide English – Spanish.
  • Guided walk to the Mountain 7 Colors Vinicunca
  • Entry ticket or entrance to the mountain of colors
  • First aid kit and oxygen balloon

It does not include in the mountain of the rainbow 1 day:

  • Horse with muleteer (optional Horses S / 90.00)
  • Feeding not described in the tour.
  • Drinks
  • Tips to guides or staff members
  • Phone calls
  • Travel and accident insurance
  • What do I have to take to Rainbow Mountain 1 day?
  • Original identity document
  • Personal medicine kit (bandages, cotton, bandages, alcohol, aspirin, pills for stomach problems, medicines to prevent altitude sickness).
  • Camera, extra batteries
  • Boots or shoes for hiking.
  • Walking stick with rounded rubber tip.
  • Hat or cap
  • Long sleeve shirts
  • Canteen
  • Dehydrated fruits, candies and chocolates
  • Gloves, scarf, wool stockings.
  • Raincoats in the rainy season.
  • Long pants.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sweaters and a jacket
  • Medium backpack (approx 40 liters) for walks.
  • Towel and toilet paper.
  • Warm clothes in case of friajes (sweater and jacket).
  • Binoculars.
  • Travel insurance.

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Mountain of the 7 Colors in Argentina, China and other countries:

The incredible Peru is not the only country whose geography houses one of these natural formations. In South America, Argentina was also blessed with similar landscapes. In the world, Iran, China, Mauritius also host a similar geological formation – Mountain Rainbow Tour Full day.

Mountain of the 7 Colors in Argentina – Besides Cusco, the Argentine Andes have a mountainous formation of several colors. The ‘Cerro de Siete Colores’ is one of the most touristic places in the town of Purmamarca, in the province of Jujuy in Argentina. It is located in a desert geography where in the light of the sun, this summit shines its impressive colors (Mountain Rainbow Tour Full day). When traveling through the Andean north of Argentina, travelers enter through varied landscapes and with great magnetism. From the jungles of the province of Tucumán to the salt flats of Jujuy, the roads run through mountain ranges and ravines chaining villages. At the back of Purmamarca is known as the hill of the 7 colors, one of the most photographed in northwestern Argentina. The Cerro de los Siete Colores is one of the hills that borders the Quebrada de Purmamarca, an indigenous town located 64 km from San Salvador de Jujuy. This hill gets its name from the peculiar range of colors that are reflected very early, with the first rays of sun, and that can be seen in the large rocky mass that varies from orange tones to violets. This natural rainbow is the product of a complex geological history that includes marine, lacustrine and fluvial sediments elevated by tectonic movements (Mountain Rainbow Tour Full day).

Mountain of the 7 Colors in China – The Zhangye Danxia Archaeological Park in Gansu province in China also has a similar formation. These mountainous formations are recognized as the most beautiful in that country. They are one of the biggest attractions of that region. Just take a look at the images to understand the capacity of epatar that have the Zhangye Danxia Geological Park and the mountains of Vinicunca, almost twin places where the orography changes the gray color of the stone, the brown of the earth or the green of the grass by a chromatic symphony where other completely unusual tones appear, such as ocher, red, yellow, blue (Mountain Rainbow Tour Full day)… A material, palpable and permanent version of the rainbow. The Chinese park is located in the province of Gansu, in the northwest area of ​​the country. It measures about 520 square kilometers of surface on which the Qilian mountains settle, low and rounded because they are already old, about 24 million years old. The erosion has acted with force on the sandstone, sculpting it with curious forms. But the highlight is that fantastic coloring, fruit of the deposit of mineral pigments on the rocky strata, exposed by the orogenic action. As a result, thousands of tourists come to that site – declared a World Heritage Site in 2010 – to contemplate the panorama live, and it is necessary to pay for an entrance and make the journey in a bus or vehicle, given the distances to travel. There are viewpoints enabled in strategic places, usually crowded with curious camera in hand – Mountain Rainbow Tour Full day.

Mountain of the 7 Colors in other countries – In addition to Peru, Argentina and China, Iran and the Mauritius Islands also house colorful formations. In Mauritius they are called the ‘Land of the Seven Colors’, their dunes tinged with endless tones. In Iran they are called ‘Ala Daghlar’ and are one of the main landscapes of the city of Tabriz, in the northeast of the Asian country – Mountain Rainbow Tour Full day.

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