Rainbow Mountain & Red Valley (first ones to arrive)6 Small Group

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We make it a mission to be the first group to reach the summit of Rainbow Mountain! 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 throughout our journey, also take advantage of the itinerary is totally flexible with our local guides who know the site perfectly. Why Visit South America? -2 options same price (a shorter and easier new route to classic Rainbow Mountain 50min hike, also able to rent horses) -This tour is a private or 6 small group adventure. -We connect with the communities. -Enjoy local gastronomy! Peruvian Buffet lunch.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Visit South America

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cerro Colorado Vinicunca

Pick up 2am to 2:30am (flexible) Our day will consist of a 2.5-hour hike and is a distance of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). Throughout 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 understand how Quechua people live genuinely. The company provides box breakfast (Drinks (teas), with a sandwich of avocado and cheese also snacks ) usually we have breakfasts at the beginning of the hike with best views and to avoid the crowds. As you get closer to the Rainbow Mountain, you will begin to see the rust signs of the colored minerals that formed the painted hills. Your guide will explain what makes up the existence of the Rainbow Mountain and the orogénesis, and finally, 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 this land. TOUR DETAILS Duration: 3/4 hours round trip Distance of the Hike: 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). Elevation: Approximately 5,033 m/16,518 ft Difficulty: Moderate, but challenging (altitude) *Horseback is available to hire the morning of the trek from local horsemen. Horses are property of the locals . If you choose to hire a horse please note horsemen do not speak English nor do they always stick with the group of hikers and the guide as the horses walk faster than the hikers. Should you choose to hire a horse you assume all liability and ride at your own risk. VSA is not responsible for any accidents that occur from riding a horse.

Duration: 13 hour

Stop At:

They are a group of intense red color mountains. The place is behind the Vinicunca mountain and has become a trend in recent years, so many of our passengers enjoy more views of this destination throughout the journey.

Duration: 45 minutes
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