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Rainbow Mountain in One Day from Cusco

From US$47.50
  • Mountain guide ensures safety and easy navigation on this ambitious hike 
  • Round-trip transport removes the hassle of driving through the mountainous Peruvian landscape 
  • Travel light, as breakfast and lunch are included 
Rainbow Mountain in One Day from Cusco
From US$47.50
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Rainbow Mountain in One Day from Cusco
From US$47.50
Journey deep into the Andes to hike Rainbow Mountain, an important worship site since pre-Inca times. With a mountain guide, you’ll safely explore the rainbow-striated mountain and see sights including adobe houses, llama herds, and the Ausangate Glacier. Plus, by going with a group, you bypass the stress of choosing the right trail or organizing your own transport from Cusco. Pack light for this challenging full-day hike: breakfast and lunch are provided.
What to Expect
Head down to your Cusco hotel lobby for early morning pickup at 3:40am. Relax on the tour vehicle for the several-hour journey through Peru’s rugged landscape to the town of Quessiuno, where you’ll enjoy an included breakfast.

As you make the challenging 3-hour climb up the mountain, your guide will provide assistance and point out the local flora and fauna.

At the summit, admire the mountain's colorful landscape and learn about the geological processes responsible for it. Snap photos of the Ausangate Glacier and rest for a bit before making your way back down for lunch in Quessiuno.

Relax in the vehicle on the ride back to Cusco, where you’ll be dropped off in Regocijo Square.

Please note: Tour participants should be acclimated to the altitude and in strong physical condition. For others, horse rides are available for an extra cost.
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1 - 5 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour for the price!

Guide may be free spirited and weird, the drive may be long, but the food was good and the views excellent!

Thank Lize S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Long exhausting day but the mountain makes it work it!

The drive from Cusco is about 3 hours there and back making for a long trip after such and exhausting treck. The scenery of the hike and Rainbow mountain, itself, make it worth it though! I got a horse for the way up(60 soles) and...More

8  Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Absolutely stunning

The mountain and nature around it was beautiful and this is a tour definitely worth doing. But my guide was not giving us a lot of information and just went ahead up the mountain. I had no idea when I had to be back or...More

1  Thank Silje S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome walking experience

The walking experience is beyond epic than the rainbow mountain view itself (in Purmamarca, Jujuy, Argentina there's a rainbow mountain more beautiful and you don't lose half a lung to reach it).

2  Thank Kurara H
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile
The altitude was a killer!!!

Friends and I visited the mountain next day after arriving to Cusco. I'm in decent shape but as soon as we arrived I could feel the altitude sickness and opted to go up by horse which was the best spend money on my trip. I...More

3  Thank Jesus G
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9 May 2018|
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Response from Ljudmila M | Reviewed this property |
The actual hike will take a couple of hours. Depends how tired you’re be feeling up there.