Rainbow Moutain Tour (Vinicunca)


Tour Itinerary

Tour Highlights

  • Rainbow Moutain
  • Llamas and Alpacas
  • Andean Communities
  • Snowy Ausangate

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Height of the Mountain of 7 Colors?
The Mountain of 7 Colors is located at 5200 meters above sea level.
What is the Best Time to Visit the Mountain of 7 Colors?
The best time to visit this natural wonder is from May to October. In these months the sky is clear, the rains are less frequent and the Mountain of 7 Colors shows its best colors.
How Difficult is the Hike to the Mountain of 7 Colors?
The walk has a medium difficulty, you have to walk 3 km for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes at a slow pace.
How much does the Horse Rental Cost in the Mountain of 7 Colors?
The horse rental is done directly with the local resident, the cost is S / 80.00 (USD 25.00) round trip, if you wish you can also rent it one way or half price.
Can Children Go to the Mountain of 7 Colors?
If you are going to travel with children, acclimatization and great care are very important, at the beginning the children are very excited, but when they begin to walk they begin to feel very bad. If you are going to take children who are used to walking long distances take care of them anyway. What some parents do is hire horses so that the child does not have problems.
How much acclimatization time do I need to be able to go to the Mountain of 7 Colors?
It is advisable to acclimatize for 2 days in the city of Cusco. If you are a person who does not have problems with altitude or goes on trekking tours, acclimatization is not necessary.
What to take to the Mountain of 7 Colors?
Trekking shoes

Face shield and mask

Small backpack

Rain poncho (rainy season November – April)

Trekking clothing (thermal)

Coca leaves (products made from it, candies, cookies, etc.)

Cap, hat and gloves



Water bottle

Personal medications (headache, anti-inflammatory medications)

Extra money (preferably in soles)

Tour Length

1 Day

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