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Peru: Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley Full Day Tour

Peru: Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley Full Day Tour

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Explore Cusco's Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley, the hidden gem of the Andes, on this full day tour. See Vinicunca, or the Mountain of Seven Colors, which was discovered a mere 5 years ago as its snow melted.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 14 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Our guide will be waiting at your hotel or guest house with your name displayed.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley
  • See alpacas and llamas and other fauna
  • Observe locals going about their daily business
Full description

Be stunned by all the colors of the rainbow as you take in the sights of some of the Andes' prime real estate, the much-celebrated Rainbow Mountain and its counterpart, the Red Valley.

After a very early pickup and breakfast at Cusipata, continue to Phullawasipata (4,626 m./15,177 ft.) the trail head where the hike starts. Along with sightings of locals, see groups of Alpacas, Llamas and sometimes wild Vicuñas, and small lagoons created by the thawing glaciers. Arrive at the summit of Vinicunca (5,020 m./16,469 ft.) and grab a photo opp of breathtaking scenery. Then take the Red Valley route, so-named for the red color of the mountain soil. Enjoy the peace and quiet found here. Hike downhill through the red landscape to Phulawasipata for a well-earned lunch. Then be taken back to Cusco main square again in the late afternoon for the colorful journey's conclusion.

Includes
  • Transportation
  • Professional tour Guide
  • Entrance to Rainbow Mountain
  • Entrance to red valley
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Hiking Poles
  • Oxygen
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with heart problems
    • People over 70 years

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    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Hiking shoes
    • Rain gear

    Know before you go

    • Weather in the Andes is unpredictable.
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    Product ID: 406288