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Rainbow Mountain, or Viñicunca, is a scared mountain located in the Andes region of Cusco. It’s growing popularity over the last year has brought flocks of travelers from all over the world to admire it’s beauty. But! That’s where we are different. Instead of arriving with the hundreds of other travelers, we make it a mission to be the first group to reach the summit.

The experience is completely different when you are not surrounded by other travelers trying to get the same photo as you are and gives you a true appreciation for natures beauty. Not to mention the 360 views from the summit where you are able to see the Apu Ausangate in the distance. Avoid the crowds and book below!

$145 / P

I did the Rainbow Mountain Trek in August and it was one of the highlights of our trip. Overall, I would definitely recommend this trek!

Jackie Dulguime

Nurse in Orange County

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Private/Custom Tours Available

Travel Style: Outdoor Adventure

Adrenaline filled hiking with amazing landscapes and activities.

Service Level: Private

Comfortable private transport with small group experience.

Age Requirement: 18+

Group tours available. Call or email us for more info.

Physical Rating: Demanding

Intense high altitude hiking to reach the viewpoint.

Trip Type: Small Group

Avg. 3; Max 6

Included Activities

  • Private Transport from/to hotel

    English Speaking Guide

    Emergency Oxygen Tank

    Guided Tour of Rainbow Mountain Hike including parking entrance tickets.



  • No accommodations included. Pick up from hotel.


  • Light breakfast accompanied with coca tea, filling lunch


  • Private Van

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Rainbow Mountain Full Day

1 Day
Tour Type:
Group size:
2 Min, 8 Max

$ 150.80

Departure Date:

Special offer


Duration: Full Day- 2:15am- 4pm

Distance: 12km/ 7.5miles

Elevation: 4450m (14,600 ) – 5035m (16,520 )

Difficulty: Difficult


Route to Rainbow Mountain! Your VSA mountain guide will pick you up at your hotel between the hours of 2:15am and 2:30am, for a 3 hour trip via private van to the start of the trail. Upong arriving, you will be served local Peruvian breakfast prepared by our local chef to get your energy up for our our day ahead!

Our day will consist of a 2.5 hour hike and is a distance of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles). roughout your journey you will pass through a vibrant green valley with the snow capped peak of Ausangate towering in the distance. You will see hundreds of roaming alpaca, and have the chance to truly see how Quechua people live. As you get closer to the Rainbow Mountain you will begin to see the rst signs of the colored minerals that formed the painted hills. Your guide will explain what makes up the existence of the Rainbow Mountain and how it was formed, and nally with one last push you will hike up to a vantage point that gives you a 360 degree view of the beautiful landscape that makes up the sacred land.

We will have snacks on top and take relaxing break to soak up the vistas, where you can enjoy the beauty that surrounds you. At this time you can also enjoy some coca tea that the locals prepare for visitors. A er about an hour you will embark for your hike back to the trailhead (1.5 hours), where you will have a gourmet lunch prepared by our chef in a traditional mud-house and depart back to Cusco. Arriving in Cusco around 4pm.



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