Rainbow Mountains

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Rainbow Mountain 2 Days

Day-by-Day Summary

DAY 1: Cusco – Pitumarka - Kairahuiri base camp
DAY 2: Kairahuiri - Rainbow Mountain - Pitumarka - Cusco


  • Discover how beautiful are Valleys near the Rainbow Mountain

Places Visited

Lakes, andes, mountains, valleys and the rainbow mountain.

Departures:Our company has daily departures, since 2 to 10 participants maximum per group, we are a 100% direct trekking tour operator, sustainable and responsible with Nature.
Starting From
USD 150
  • Duration:
    2 Days and 1 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walking, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Narutal.
  • Hotel
    0 Night (Shared Room)
  • Camping
    1 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Challenging (depends on your level of fitness).
  • Transportation
    Bus, Train, Van, local car


We are going to pick up early from the hotel; our transport will be passing by the hotel at around 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 am to go to the traditional village of Pitumarca, where we have the breakfast. From Pitumarca we are going to continue our trip to Hanchipata, Where we start our 3-hour trekking to Kairahuiri Camp site (4700m / 15.420 pés). On this place, we have our Dinner and our overnight.


Early wake up with the first daylight at 05:00 am to packing the staff, breakfast and soon to start hiking up to the highest point Vinicunca Mountain (Rainbow Mountain) the distance is 2 hours. We reach the top of the trek. We will appreciate spectacular views of the Rainbow Mountains and the imposing snowy peaks of the place and have time to explore more parts of that place. Then we will have 2 hours downhill to get to our lunch spot, with options to see de Vicunas, condors some birds, local farmers, etc, after our Lunch we will come back to Cusco arriving at 6pm.

  • ENTRANCE TIKETS: In our treks, the entrance to Rainbow Mountain.
  • BRIEFING: Two or one night before your expeditions, we are going to your hotel or you will come to our office for your briefing, it is an information session for the tril to be ready to 100% for the trek day.
  • PROFESSIONAL GUIDES: All our guides studied English and Tourism at the University, institutes, and have many months giving support to the trekkers before to start to work in this kind of adventures like a guide.
  • HOTEL:The activity include 3 nights in tents and 1 night hotel in Aguas Calientes village. We include a two star hotel with shared rooms (Double, Marital and Triple rooms). If you would like to upgrade your hotel level or prefer a single room, there will be an additional cost.
  • FOOD & CHEFS: Many of our customers comments about the wonders of our chefs. They make magic happen on the trail in a small tent over a single flame. The food is served family style, there will be plenty of options for everyone, and always food left over. If you are vegetarian, it is not problem for us, just tell us and you will have vegetarian food. Each day will consist of breakfast, lunch, happy hour with tea and snacks and dinner. Your last meal will be breakfast of the last day. Lunch the last day is not included.
  • TRANSPORTATION: All the transportations during the trek are included, we will pick you up from your hotel at around 6 AM to carried to the trailhead (day 1) and come back.
  • HORSES AND SUPPORT STAFF: We include horses and horsemen who is responsible for carrying your duffel (7 kg of bag) with your personal items. There is no additional fee for this. We will give you your duffel bag at your briefing session and this should be filled with the things you will need on your adventure, but not during the actual hiking time.During the trek you have to bring your own daypack with the essential things, because you will have access to your duffel bag only at your evening campsite.
  • FIRST AID: Your safety is our number 1 concern. All our guides are trained to provide support in these causes. They all will have first aid kits and full oxygen bottle in case anything happens. We will get you off the trail as quickly and comfortably as possible, if needed and will make sure you get directly to a clinic for treatment. This is not something to worry about - but if something happens, we will be there for you.Note: before to do the trek or any type of adventure tour, we recommend you to visit your doctor and explain about the activity that will do, and please try to bring a small first aid bag each according to your conditions to stay peaceful.
  • RENTALS: Every trekker needs a sleeping bag when you choose a trek with camping. Inflatable air matts are optional, but do help in getting a good night sleep. Walking sticks are definitely encouraged and must have a rubber tip when bringing your own. If you do not have or want to bring any of the above, they are all available for rent:


• Original ID documents (Passport)
• A good backpack or day backpack to carry your personal things
• Waterproof trekking boots.
• Warm clothes ( you can experience the four seasons in one day).
• 4 T-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, 4 pairs of socks, raincoat, 1 warm jacket, extra layers.
• Camera with extra battery.
• Sunblock, sunglasses, insect repellent.
• Essential toiletries, toothbrush, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.
• Swimsuit for swim in thermal baths.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.

The Prices are per traveler:

The trek is available and priced by party size.

Party size Departures Price per person
02 Trekkers Every Day USD $ 280
03 Trekkers Every Day USD $ 250
04 Trekkers Every Day USD $ 220
05 Trekkers Every Day USD $ 200
06 -07 Trekkers Every Day USD $ 180
08 to + Trekkers Every Day USD $ 150


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