Trek on Rainbow Mountain – Peru


The Ausangate Rainbow Mountains (Vinicunca) are tendering as international tourists destination in Peru. This is because; the nature lovers and adventure seekers wish to take a different tour. The Rainbow Mountain Cusco is the perfect place to land for mountain trekking. The major attraction is the rear colorful geological wonder on this mountain. It is like a rainbow on a mountain. This kind of colorful mountain is rare to see in other regions of this world. It is advisable to book your tour in advance with the stay and food.

Rainbow Mountain Peru Elevation

The Rainbow Mountain Peru coordinates ranges from 13°52′13.67″ South and 71°14′32.3″ west. You have to trek from an altitude of 14,000-ft to 17,000-ft to reach the rainbow mountain. It will be easy for the youngsters to trek fast and reach here within 2-hours. The others may take 3-hours by a normal walk on this mountain, which has very less difficult pathway. This is not a friendly place for people with high altitude sickness and disability. You can get free rainbow mountain Peru map from your 1-day tour booking from Cusco. You can also download from free map sites.
Rainbow Mountain - Peru Vinicunca Peru Weather Forecast

The rainbow mountain Peru temperature will vary with time. You can find chill weather in the morning and evening. You can feel the heat of the sun during summer. Locally, you can get Rainbow Mountain Peru forecast from your one-day tour operator from Cusco to Rainbow Mountain. You must carry the necessary gears like mountain hiking stick, raincoat, trekking shoes and water. You must take your photo cameras, which is the most important one. The Rainbow Mountain Cusco is accessible to its peak, and you can see the majestic Vilcanota mountain range. The best time to visit this tourist place is from April to September.

How far is Rainbow Mountain from Cusco?

From Cusco, it will take a 3-hours journey by road. You have to take another 2 to 3 hours journeys through trekking on this mountain. It is advisable to book a guided tour with pick up and drop from Cusco. If you are not able to trek, there are many rental horses available on the trial side. They are local villagers and you can hire one way or return journey by a horse. The peak season will be rush and there will be scarcity of horses to carry the tourist to the rainbow mountain in Peru.

Rainbow Mountain Cusco tour just takes one day only. You have to check with your Cusco tour operator for an all-inclusive tour like food, accommodation, entry pass ticket and up and down pickup and drop. A guided tour will be the best as this is a very less inhabited place. There are only few villagers here, and they are friendly peoples. It will be better to go in a group or as couple to enjoy this mountain trail at the fullest. This is a silent valley with many incredible views to look from this high altitude.


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