• Rainbow Mountain + Red Valley Trekking Full Day

    Cusco

    From

    $ 55

    Duration

    Full Day

    Type of tour

    Trekking

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    The Vilcanota mountain range located southeast of Cusco, as an important branch of the Andes mountain range, this one of the mountain ranges of Peru that has the highest concentration of snow-capped peaks, this creates beautiful high Andean landscapes with extensive snow-capped mountains and large glaciers that in their melting make beautiful lagoons emerge, valleys and with the passage of time some peaks that are now completely uncovered with snow show their unique natural pigment of the rock that together with some minerals and the special color of the soil of the place create beautiful mountains that are very striking for the colors they show; These together with the local people who are mostly Alpaca breeders will make this tour an unforgettable experience, take a deep breath and live the 5036 meters of Vinincunca (the mountain of colors).

    Short itinerary

    SHORT ITINERARY

    • 5:00 AM Pick up from your hotel in our private van and transfer to the trailhead.
    • 7:00 AM breakfast in our restaurant at the trailhead.
    • The hike takes approximately 1.5 hours along a trail that climbs through a desert valley, with full view of the glaciers, «The ascent to the mountain is also possible on horseback which is included in the package».
    • After the summit, there is an optional additional hike of 45 minutes to go to see the Red Valley.
    • The hike back downhill to the parking place where our vehicle is located takes about 1 hour.
    • 12:30 PM a buffet lunch will be served in our restaurant.
    • After lunch, we take our van back to Cusco.
    • The tour will end in Cusco around 4 pm with the transfer to your hotel.

    Itinerary

    ITINERARY OF THE TRIP

    You will be picked up from the hotel between 4:00 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. to then make a 2 hour trip to Cusipata where you will have a delicious breakfast, then we will continue our route until we arrive to Phulluwasipata (4626 m.a.s.l.) where we will get ready to start trekking. ) where we will get ready to start the hike, first it will be approximately 1 hour and a half to 2 hours of climbing, where we can see beautiful landscapes with many mountains covered with snow, local people with typical costumes of the area and breeders of llamas and alpacas, in addition to the beautiful high Andean landscape of the Vilcanota mountain range, upon reaching the top (5036 m. The name is due to the special pigmentation of the soil that has a reddish color due to the abundant amount of mineral, this road will be more special because perhaps we will be one of the only groups on this route, the road will last about 2 and a half to 3 hours to reach Phulluwasipata where our transport will be waiting to take us to enjoy a well-deserved and delicious lunch. Afterwards we will take our transportation to return to Cusco (arrival between 4:30 to 5:00 p.m.) we will finish the tour one street away from the Plaza de Armas for traffic reasons.

    •  Duration: Full day
    •  Frequency: Every day, pre-reservation
    •  Group: Maximum 18 people
    •  What’s Included: Tourist transportation bus, Official guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Drop-off (ends in the center of the city).

    Includes

    What is included:

    • Informative talk one day before the tour (In RAP TRAVEL office), it is optional, if you do not have time and have extra questions you can communicate with us via WhatsApp.
    • Pick up at the Hotel.
    • Private Tourist Transportation to and from the hotel (Minibuses of 15 or 20 passengers).
    • 01 breakfast and 01 lunch buffet (vegetarian and vegan options at no additional cost).
    • Entrance Tickets (for the Mountain and the Red Valley).
    • Professional Bilingual Guide.
    • First aid kit (with Oxygen Balloon).
    • Wooden walking sticks.

    Does not include:

    • Gratuities
    • Personal expenses
    • Horses

    Recommendations

    Recommendations:

    • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho.
    • Warm jacket, hat and gloves
    • Comfortable pants
    • Hat
    • Sunscreen cream (factor 35 recommended)
    • Reusable plastic or metal water container or camel bags.
    • Personal medications
    • Camera

    Prices

    Group Tour
    • Informative talk one day before the tour (In RAP TRAVEL office), it is optional, if you do not have time and have extra questions you can communicate with us via WhatsApp.
    • Pick up at the Hotel.
    • Private Tourist Transportation to and from the hotel (Minibuses of 15 or 20 passengers).
    • 01 breakfast and 01 lunch buffet (vegetarian and vegan options at no additional cost).
    • Entrance Tickets (for the Mountain and the Red Valley).
    • Professional Bilingual Guide.
    • First aid kit (with Oxygen Balloon).
    • Wooden walking sticks.

    Offers

    2 Days

    CLASSIC INCA TRAIL

    • Location: Cusco
    • Type: Trekking
    • Group size: 18
    • Difficulty: Moderate
                                   
    Before: $570
    From:
    $550
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    Salkantay Trek with short Inca Trail

    • Location: Cusco
    • Type: Trekking
    • Group size: 15
    • Difficulty: Moderate
                                   
    Before: $812
    From:
    $792
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