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Full-day Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley Trip from Cusco

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Overview
Embark on this full-day trip to the Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley with a professional guide. You will experience a combination of nature and wildlife on the high Andes of Perú and discover stunning views of the most important snowed mountain of Cusco. Hotel pickup is included and you will be dropped off at a designated address. All entrance fees are included. You will be served with breakfast and lunch.
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    Rainbow Mountain
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    The Rainbow mountains are the new wonder of Cusco city, but close to them, there is another impresive place, the red Valley, at this tour we will hike for 2 extra hours to visit this amazing escenary, The red Valley or the Red Planet ! ..
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Highlights
  • Experience outdoor adventure in the high Peruvian wilderness with ease
  • Hike rugged terrain through the Red Valley and up Rainbow Mountain
  • Spot native wildlife on the trail and get incredible views from the summit
  • Ideal for active travelers with a love of the outdoors
What to Expect
Following an early-morning pickup at your Cusco accommodation, board your air-conditioned minivan and head out for your full-day tour, starting with a traditional breakfast in the local Qesyuno community. Then, with energy levels high, follow rugged hiking trails through the Red Valley to the summit of Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca)—an incredible naturally multicolored formation considered among the most spiritually significant peaks in Peru. From this vantage point at more than 16,500 feet (5,000 meters), admire panoramic views over the open countryside.  With your guide to lead the way, spot native wildlife among the cliffs and trails, and enjoy the feeling of escaping the busy city. Stop for lunch along the trail and experience the tranquility of the Peruvian wilderness.  Conclude your trek back in Qesyuno, then transfer back to central Cusco, where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
4:00 AM
Duration
14h
Return Details
1 block away from Cusco's Main Square
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup
  • Professional guide
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Rainbow Mountain
Exclusions
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Recommended to wear a rain jacket and hiking shoes
  • Recommended to bring extra water
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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We came to Cusco for the Inca Trail, and absolutely loved it. We added on a day trip to Rainbow Mountain because of a recommendation from a friend. We had a truly memorable day and would recommend it to all. It is important to get there early, as the mountain gets very busy.
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Our guide allowed additional Red Valley trek without him as we had walked much faster than the rest of the group - although we were made to pay 10 soles for entry despite his advice that we would not need to pay. It was definitely worth the extra 10 soles as the views were far
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Stunning views! Worth the hike (I love to hike at home and did not find it too strenuous). It was worth the 4am departure to be one of the first 2-3 people to the top to enjoy the view and take a selfie without you and 100 of your fellow travelers. Red Valley also worth the
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Early morning, hard hike, views were good beware go early there are loads of people - very flat to start but last 200m are v steep. Drink lots of cocoa tea - we didn’t bother with the acclimatising meds’ - great day out
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I had an amazing trip with David from rainbow mountain tour. We were there early before the crowds, could take nice pictures and even had time to go to the red valley. The included breakfast and lunch where great as well considering, that we left our hostel at 3am. I would
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Key Details
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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