Full day Vinicunca Peru Tour - Cusco Peru Rainbow Mountain Tours
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The full day Vinicunca Peru Tour to the iconic Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain is one of the popular full day tours in Cusco. In Fact the seven colored mountains are the second most visited attraction in Peru after Machu Picchu.
Cusco is home to two Rainbow Mountains, Vinicunca and Palccoyo. Vinicunca Rainbow Mountains are the most preferred one as it offers amazing views of the Peruvian highland at every turn.
Palccoyo however is popular among travellers who are looking for a relatively easier option and are not keen on hiking.
The colours of Vinicunca Rainbow Mountains are the result of the mineral deposits. These were covered under a blanket of snow until early 2016.
When the snow started melting the colours appeared. It soon got all the deserving attention. It became a popular attraction in South America.
On this full day trip to Rainbow Mountain you will be rewarded with sights of beautiful landscapes right from the moment you start hiking.
Highest point of the Full Day Vinicunca Peru Tour is at 5100 metres above sea level. It is imperative that you spend at least 2 days in Cusco before the trek to avoid altitude sickness.
Why SAMEX Peru Tours?
SAMEX Tours Peru is a fully locally owned licensed tour operator based in Cusco. We have an excellent team of professionals who are passionate about what they do. They have an excellent knowledge about the routes, history and culture.
Cusco Peru Rainbow Mountain Tour is one of our signature treks. We maintain high safety standards. Our main aim is to offer you a pleasant and a safe experience on any of our tours.
Although our tour guides are trained on first aid and on using oxygen tanks, we highly recommend you to acclimate before the trek.
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Vinicunca Peru Tour Highlights:
We operate the full day Vinicunca Peru Tour on a daily basis. The trek offers enchanting views of the Peruvian highland and snow capped peak of Ausangate mountain. You will also be able to witness the daily life of the untouched Andean communities.
Full Day Vinicunca Peru Tour Information:Tour Type: Hiking, Nature Total Hiking Distance: 7 kms Good For: Reasonably fit travellers. Rainbow Mountain Difficulty: Moderately Challenging Highest Altitude – 5200 metres above sea level
Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain FAQs
The Rainbow Mountain in Peru is a part of the Peruvian Andes. It is subject to two season – dry season and wet season.
It is ideal to visit the Rainbow Mountain during the dry season – between March and November.
Between June and August it is the best time as the temperature is often pleasant and the sky is clear and blue.
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