7 Colors Mountain in Peru, currently the most visited adventure trek in Cusco, we have the perfect offer for you!.
Vinicunca is the mountain of 7 colors or Rainbow Mountain. The Incas believed that from this mountain was born the masculine energy that fertilizes the Pachamama (Mother Earth). Do not miss out on visiting this breathtaking mountain surrounded by the magical landscape of the Andes. Its roads were part of the network of roads of the Incas, currently used by the inhabitants of the various communities that still exist bartering as a form of economy.
I walk Vinicunca one day
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Join the adventure that the Peruvian Andes bring to you. Make this trip in one day. Beniqunqa or Cerro colorado is located between two provinces of Cusco (Quispicanchis and Canchis). If you love the walks, you have good pace and physical condition this tour is for you. We will do an 8 hour trek; 4 in ascent and 4 in return. Nature will show us your treasure in the beautiful colorful views of the landscape. The tonality of the earth differs according to the meteorological changes; When cloudy the colors are dim or dark, if the day receives us sunny the colors are bright and clear. On the way we can meet up to 7 varieties of South American camelids and even encounter with Condors and Cougars. We are willing to conserve and respect these animals in their natural habitat.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Arrive 8:30 – 8:50 hrs.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 18:30 hrs.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
The most important city of the Inca Empire, Cusco, is located at 3350 masl, where we will go by bus to the Sacred Valley passing through the villages of Maras, Chinchero, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo, towns with living identity that have been maintained through years. Our starting point starts at KM 82 at 2800 masl
Day 1: Cusco - Vinicunca
This adventure begins very early, we will meet at your hotel at 3:00 am heading south (al Qollasuyo), a route used by the ancient Quechuas to be part of the Tawantinsuyo road system. After a two-hour bus ride, we will arrive at Checacupe to take the road to Pitumarca, passing through the villages of Japura and Hachipacha, until arriving at the village of Quechuyno, here we can take energy and enjoy a traditional breakfast.
We will start our trekking through beautiful landscapes, lagoons inhabited by South American camelids (alpacas, llamas, vicuñas), Andean birds and hopefully see some puma or condor. The hike lasts about 3 ½ Hrs approx. To finally reach Vinicunca at 5,200 masl. With the sunrise Vinicunca shows us its best landscape full of colors, here we can take advantage of taking pictures for the souvenir and delight us with the breathtaking view of the Cerro Colorado. An adventure that only Peru brings you from the hand of Peruvian Sacred.
In the afternoon, we will take the return to Cusco taking the same road.
It is important to take into account that passengers arrive in Cusco at least two days before to acclimatize and make the trek. You can do practice tours like visiting the city and the Sacred Valley, these are gentle walks at considerable heights.
For this route it is also recommended to carry the following:
02 Long Sleeve T-Shirts (Thermo Skin).
01 thermal wool jacket.
01 hunting coat.
01 snow jacket
01 Trekking Trousers
02 pairs of socks
02 pairs of underwear
01 sun hat
01 rain covers (raincoats and others)
01 pair of trekking shoes that support the ankles
01 towel for personal hygiene
01 biodegradable soap
01 A personal cleaning kit (toothbrushes, toothpaste and other essential items).