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Rainbow Mountains

Rainbow Mountains

The Rainbow Mountain Peru is an absolute must-see for all those who love stunning landscapes and gorgeous scenery. If you are planning to Travel to Peru, You should consider including this amazing destination in your itinerary! It’s now the second-most visited site in Cusco after Machu Picchu! 

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Rainbow Mountains

Explore the Rainbow Mountains Peru with a Local Guide

Nestled in a remote region of the Andes Mountains, Rainbow Mountain was once a spectacle only to be admired by trekkers along the Ausangate Trek, but now you can witness this display of natural beauty in all its glory on a shorter 1- or 2-day hike as part of your Peru vacation. You can combine on a package both the Rainbow Mountain trip and Machu Picchu. 

At 5,200 meters (17,060 feet) above sea level, Rainbow Mountain’s altitude is more than half that of Mount Everest. Those who wish to visit this beautiful mountain must be prepared for a difficult hike at high altitudes. Weather conditions can also complicate the journey, with both blistering cold temperatures and intense UV rays due to the elevation. But while getting there might be a little tough, the extraordinary view once you reach the top will make it all worth it.

The Rainbow Mountain is an absolute must-see for all those who love stunning landscapes and gorgeous scenery. If you are planning to Travel to Peru! You should consider including it in your itinerary! The most popular tours go to Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain which offers the best postcard pictures of the colored mountains. If you don’t want to miss out on the colorful landscapes but the Vinicunca trek seems challenging – check out our Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain alternative tour. This is a perfect option for you as you only hike for 45 min. to the viewpoint and see the colored mountains.

Best Rainbow Mountain Guided Tours 

Experience the Rainbow Mountains on a private or semi-private tour with a local guide! Browse our tour ‘suggestions’ – each can be customized just for you.

Cusco City - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Rainbow Mountain - Humantay Lake
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5 Day Machu Picchu Tour, The best Tour to the Must-Dos of Cusco and Machu Picchu 5-Day Machu Picchu Tour--Explore the best of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, the Rai
  • Hiking
  • Local Culture
  • Archaeology
  • Train journeys
  • Scenic Vistas
5 days from
$ 790
Cusco City - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Rainbow Mountain
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4 Day Machu Picchu Tour, The Best Bundle Tour by Local Guides Explore the best of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, the Rainbow Mountain, and the famed UNESCO site - M
  • Hiking
  • Local Culture
  • Archaeology
  • Train journeys
  • Scenic Vistas
4 Days from
$ 690
Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Rainbow Mountain
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3-Day Machu Picchu Tour, The Best Bundle Tour by Local Guides Explore the best of Sacred Valley, the Rainbow Mountain, and the famed new7wonder of the world -
  • Hiking
  • Local Culture
  • Archaeology
  • Train journeys
  • Scenic Vistas
3 Days from
$ 590
Cusco - Upis Town - Yanacocha - Rainbow Mountain - Jhampa - Pacchanta Town
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Ausangate Trek to Rainbow Mountain 5 Days, Mind-bending Scenic Vistas in Every Way! Visit a landscape shaped by the spectacular forces of wind and ice, trek th
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Local Culture
  • Wildlife
  • Scenic Vistas
5 days from
$ 680
Cusco - Upis Hot Springs - Lakes - Rainbow Mountain
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Ausangate Trek to Rainbow Mountain 4 Days Premier Adventure! Ausangate Trek to Rainbow Mountain---A renowned adventure for very good reason, this getaway takes
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Local Culture
  • Wildlife
  • Scenic Vistas
4 Days from
$ 620
Cusco - Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain
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Discover the Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain from Cusco Explore the alternative Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain without the crowds on this full-day tour from Cusco. See the
  • Hiking
  • Local Culture
  • Wildlife
  • Scenic Vistas
Full Day from
$ 130
Cusco - Rainbow Mountain - Red Valley
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Experience Our exclusive Rainbow Mountain Tour & Red Valley This Day Tour will take you to the now-famous Colored Mountains. Enjoy this day hike
  • Hiking
  • Local Culture
  • Wildlife
  • Scenic Vistas
Full Day from
$ 130

Rainbow Mountains FAQs

Browse the most Frequently Asked Questions we often receive from our traveling guests. If your questions are not answered here, please do not hesitate to contact us via the Inquiry Form.

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