Cusco – Full Day Rainbow Mountain & Red Valley

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Cusco – Full Day Rainbow Mountain & Red Valley


  • The visit of Rainbow Mountain wouldn't be complete without hiking through Red Valley.
  • Only several hundred meters from the colorful mountain lies valley which offers incredible views and although the name suggests you will be overwhelmed by shades of red that's not entirely true.
  • During the trek enjoy seeing friendly local people living in their traditional communities.


Day 1

The adventure begins

Transfer between 04:00 and 04:30 a.m. from your hotel in Cusco. We will board our tourist transport to go to Quiquijana, where we will taste a delicious breakfast.

After breakfast, we will continue our journey to the control point in Llaqta.

Few more minutes after, we will arrive at Phulawasipata, from where we will begin our walk. Before starting the walk, our guide will give us some recommendations to start our adventure to the Montaña de Colores

We will walk for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to the Vinicunca mountain ( 5,036 m.a.s.l).

In addition, we can see the Ausangate mountain (it is the fifth highest mountain in Peru, its maximum altitude is 6,385 m.a.s.l.).

We will spend 20 minutes in the highest part of the mountain, to avoid inconvenience due to the altitude sickness. Our guide will give you free time to take the best possible photos.

Then we will start the walk to the Red Valley for approximately 30 minutes. We will arrive at the views of the Red Valley located at 5,038 m.a.s.l. We will be at the viewpoint for 15 minutes.

We will return and walk back to the parking lot, our driver will wait for us.

After approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes we will arrive at the restaurant in Quiquijana where we will taste our delicious lunch.

We will board our transportation and after approximately 2 hours we will arrive in the city of Cusco at Plaza Regocijo, 2 blocks from the Main Square.

Included services

  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Shared Transportation.
  • Breakfast & Lunch.
  • Entrance tickets to the Mountain.
  • Entrance tickets to the Red Valley .
  • Bilingual professional guide.
  • Drop off at Regocijo Square in Cusco.
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Walking Poles.

Not included services

  • Horses
  • Not specified meals
  • Accommodation
  • Tips

What you need to know

  • The tour is provided in shared base.
  • Children up to 3 years old do not pay, they share complete services with parents
  • This tour is recommended for travelers from 10 years old and older.
  • Insurance taken at the time of booking is highly recommended
  • Wear comfortable clothes, trekking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses.
  • Rates are not valid for high season and National holidays. (Ask for the price if that is the case).
  • The service is subject to change without prior notice due to weather conditions rain, bad weather, strikes, etc.), as well as any other event that does not allow the normal development of the service. Any cancellation for the indicated reasons above, does not apply any refund. If you need to finish before the end of the tour does not apply any refund either.
  • If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered a “No Show” with no refund.

Cancellation Policies

69 US$

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