Rainbow Mountain 1 day hike

Rainbow Mountain o Montaña Arcoíris. is one of the most impressive geological formations of the Andes mountain range. Recommended by National Geographic as one of the most beautiful places you should visit before you die. This place is also known as the red mountain, which since ancient times is considered as a sacred mountain of spiritual retreat and where you can feel the energy of the Apus (the spirit of the mountains) and renew of positive energies.

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  • Type of Tour: Adventure, ecological landscapes and cultural
  • Departures Day: Daily departures.
  • Season: from march to january
  • Tour Duration: 1 Day
  • Accommodation:
  • Group size: Minimun 2 persons
  • Highest Point: 5.030 mt
  • Difficulty: Moderate to Challange
  • Price: 85 USD each
 Cusco – Quesiuno – Mountain 7 Colors – Cusco

Our trip starts at 3:30 am in the morning from the city of Cusco, with a drive to the community of Hanchipata (approx. Two hours and 45 minutes) where we will enjoy a good breakfast. During our trip we will pass through beautiful valleys, small canyons and impressive pre-Inca terraces until arriving at the community of Quesiuno.

The adventure begins with an imposing view of the Apu Ausangate. After an introduction from our guide, we will start with our hike. The climb will be gradual and will last approximately two hours, during which we will observe a variety of South American camelids such as Alpacas, llamas, birds, valleys, streams and snow-capped mountains.

After walking for about nine kilometers we will finally reach the mountain Seven Colors or Rainbow Mountain. This place is unique and magical for its beauty. After enjoying the spectacular view from the highest point and a quiet moment in contact with nature. The return will take less time to the community of Hanchipata where we will have lunch, to finish the trip we will visit the colonial Inca bridge of Checacupe arriving at Cusco 6 pm approximately.

What Is Included:

  • Pick up from your Hotel
  • Transport round trip
  • Breakfast (half buffet)
  • Buffet lunch
  • Tourist ticket
  • Tour Guide
  • First aid kit

What Is Not Included:

  • Horse rent
  • Water
  • Dinner
  • Tip

What You Need To Bring/Carry

  • Day hiking backpack
  • Waterproof jacket/ Poncho
  • Warm fleece jacket
  • Hiking boot
  • Hiking pant
  • Hat or chullo
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Toilet paper
  • 1 liter of water
  • Extra money
  • Gloves