Unconventional Ausangate Rainbow Mountain 2 days
Ritisuyo is the only agency operating this route. Surronded by amazing landscapes, snow capped mountains, lakes, alpacas and coloured mountains, you will hike in the most impressive conditions. You will arrive hours before the other tourists in the Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley and really enjoy these breathtaking places.
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What's included :
- 1x Breakfast
- 1x Dinner
- 2x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 1 night
- Private transportation
- Sleeping bags
- Walking sticks
- Entry to Rainbow Mountain
- Entry to Red Valley
- Entry/Admission - Montana de Siete Colores
What's excluded :
- Water before first meal
- First breakfast
- Last dinner
Day 1: Cusco to Anandapata
Stop At: Ausangate, Calle los Olivos - Santa Rora - Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
We are going to leave Cusco at 7:30 to arrive around 12 at the beginning of the trek. After lunch the hike begins. We walk in little trails surrounded by alpacas, in the bottom of the Ausangate summit (6384m). It is 2 hours – hike to reach the Ritisuyo’s base camp. If the group want to, it is possible to keep on the hike to the Pocacocha Laguna. Coming back to the base camp, we have dinner in front of the sunset on the coloured mountains.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Ritisuyo's base camp
Day 2: Rainbow Moutain
Stop At: Montana de Siete Colores, Cusco 084 Peru
Early in the morning (around 3 am) we wake up, have breakfast under the stars and begin the hike to be the first ones on the Rainbow Mountain. The trail is passing by lagunas, by the Warmisaya pass (4985 m.asl) where you can see the sunrise on the Ausangate. After a 3-hours hike you arrive (first) on the Rainbow Mountain. Its colours are the most beautiful at this time and there no or few tourists yet at this moment. You can enjoy the landscape and the point of view on Vinicunca.
Difficulty: Duration: 2 days
Accommodation: Camping Price: from 120 $
After enjoying the Rainbow Mountain, we are going to the Red Valley, climb to the Mirador Hatun Rit’iyoq (5069 m.asl) and if the group has a good walking rhythm, go down in the valley.
We take around 45 minutes to go down in direction of Pitumarca to take the Ritivan back to Cusco.
Duration: 6 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Ritisuyo, Choqechaka 469, Cusco 08000, Peru
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.