We take the path less traveled to Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley are amazing and can be seen on the Majestic Ausangate Book Since USD30.00 Per Person.
CUSCO – CUSIPATA – TINTINCO – VINICUNCA – RED VALLEY – CUSIPATA – CUSCO.
You will be picked up from your hotele early at 04:00 a.m to start the trip of 2 hours approximately to the town of Cusipata a picturesque village to the south of the Cusco city, there we will stop to buy some things as rain ponchos, mineral water or energy drinks and snacks, etc. After this short stop, we’ll continue our journey through magical landscapes that seamlessly are mixed among mysterious snowy mountains, multicolored crops, Andean camelids and deep valleys to observe very picturesque villages. Tintinco will be where we’ll get off our transport to have some time to stretch our legs and relax from the trip and use restroom, here also is where we have a nutritious Andean breakfast with the residents of the area and have some time to be told some recommendations for going up the mountain (4 kilometers) 01 hour and half approximately, after that we get on the bus to the checkpoint where residents collect 10 soles for the entrance ticket to get in this mystical place, once arrived we start our walking among mountains with intense colors and small streams of ice water that nourish and give life to the valley, we will see how the colours around us is changing with the unpredictable weather of the mountains, upon arrival we will reach an altitude of 5,033 meters or 16,500 feet from where we will be privileged by a delightful view of the Vinicunca and other mountains covered with veils of clouds and snowy peaks. we’ll start our way down for the unusual path of Red Valley 2 Hours of Trekking easier than the way up, finally we arrive to the bus stop to get on our bus to the restaurant located in Tintinco and then we return to cusco at 05:00 p.m approximately. Regozijo square is the last point where you will be left.
” The Drop off would be at Regocijos square one block from the main square Cusco.”
Note: This tour is involves at least 4 to 5 hours trekking so you should be reasonably fit !
This is a challenging day of hiking. Spend some time in Cusco to acclimate (we recommend 3 days in Cusco or similar elevation). The hike takes place over 5000m (16,000ft) and is about 10 kilometers Aprox of length, with an elevation of 485m (2,250ft). The main reason this trek is difficult is because of the elevation. The terrain is a gradual climb and you are walking in a wide Red valley for the majority of the trek.
Total Distance hiked :10 km / 4 miles
Minimum altitude :4,680 m / 15,189 ft Trek
Maximum altitude :5,036 m / 16,466 ft Trek
Overall trek difficulty :Challenging*
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch
- Briefing the night before.
- Round Trip Tourist Transportation.
- Food 1B/1L. Optional Vegetarian ( Mention at the booking time )
- Professional Tour Guide
- Entrances Fee to Vinicunca
- Entrance Fee to Red Valley
- First-Aid Kit
- Horse service
- Personal Expenses
WHAT TO BRING
- Day Pack
- Personal Medication
- Clothes (Warm,Winter Jacket,Rain Pants,Hiking Boots, and Gloves)
- Snack ( Cookies,Dry Fruits, Coca Candies,Chocolate,Energy Drinks and Bars )
- Toiletries ( Toilet Paper)
- Sun Block
- Raining Season ( Rain Poncho)
- Extra Money in Small Bills.
- USD 30.00 Per person. ( Group Range between 10 to 15 people )
- Groups of:
- 2: $100 per person.
- 3-5: $80Per Person.
- 5-8: $60 Per Person.
- more than 8: contact us
The principal reason to take small groups is to provide personalized service, in a small group is easy to keep walking together and enjoy the nature, landscape , there is a possibility to make friend and share experiences, interacting more closely with each other . So choose small group for the personalized and quality service.
What are the benefits of doing a private tour?
One of the main reasons why the private option is sought after is because you do not need to worry about which dates we have departures set for. In addition to the convenience and flexibility in booking, the private option provides a more personal trip experience for your group. We will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel….The guide will focus all of his energy and attention on your group. You can also be more specific about the foods that you would like to be served on the trek. It is a truly wonderful experience to go on such an amazing journey with only your friends and loved ones. Ask at the Expert and Specialist on Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley how you can arrange your own private tour.
HOW TO BOOK