Have you seen that incredible image of a mysterious mountain with many colors that dazzle your vision and surprise your imagination? Vinicunca, better known as Rainbow Mountain,is the mountain of seven colors, part of the magnificent adventure destinations that Peru offers. Take your map and take a walk like no other.We know that there are mountains and amazing hills all over the world, but whoever looks at the Ausangate viewpoints, will discover the thousand colors that this unique mountain shows. A geological gem that is becoming very famous, very fast. Because of the incomparable nature of its landscapes, we do not doubt that this incredible mountain will soon be known, as the Mountain of the 7 colors will be one of the most desired hiking routes in the world; The mountain Ausangate (Vinicunca in quechua) is located only 100 km from the city of Cusco and is the 4th highest mountain in Peru, it is nothing less than 6,372 meters high; Its exposed minerals (iron oxides, copper sulfates and others) are shown to form an almost surrealistic image.
The "Apu" Ausangate is for the Andean culture, giver of life and guardian of one of the most varied ecosystems in the world; its name means "copper" in Quechua. When you are on this mountain, remember that it is sacred to local people; In fact, many of the nearby Andean communities still have pilgrimage dates to the top of the mountain. Like the community of Chillca; of llama shepherds and alpacas, which have inherited Inca and pre-Inca cultural traditions. It is possible to share the daily life of the shepherds.The road to Rainbow Mountain is one of the most amazing experiences you can have, enjoy the scenery, be accompanied by birds and native animals during the road is only part of what this great opportunity offers, where you will receive the protection and wisdom of what was once sacred to our culture.
3:00 am: Pick up from your hotel
6:00 am: Pitumarka (breakfast)
6:30 am: Start walking from Quesuno
9:00 am: Rainbow Mountain
2:00 pm: Return to Pitumarka
7:00 pm: Arrive in Cusco
Early, around 3:00 a.m. we will pick you up from the hotel in Cusco to Qollasuyo, the Inca Trail, an important part of everything unparalleled of Tahuantinsuyo (4 regions of the Incas) we will arrive at Checacupe, and then arrive at the town of Pitucamarca, where the history of the first the rebels who began to challenge Pachuteq, the main Inca of that time,began to take life, then passing beautiful landscapes and valleys of Pitumarca, we will arrive at the native town of Japura, Hachipacha with Quechua native inhabitants, finally we will arrive at the end of the road called QUECHUYNO. Where we will have a rich breakfast.After our breakfast we walk passing beautiful landscapes, lagoons where we inhabit South American camelids (alpacas, llamas, vicuñas, puma, Andean birds and condor etc) walk of 3 ½ Hrs aprox. Until place called Vinicunca or Rainbow Mountain , from where you can see the impressive view of the colored hill with the sunrise shows its best imposing valley and colored hills of magical colors that only exists in this place of Peru.Around we will observe mountains (apu sarinini, mountain 7 colors vinicunca Ausangate) Ausangate the highest mountain of Cusco with a height of 6372 meters above sea level. In the Inca mythology of this mountain and the nearby lakes - among which Sivinacocha stand out, from where the masculine energy that fertilizes the sacred earth mother Pachamama; After a long trip, the waters are lost in the unknown lands of the Amazon to return as rains, at the exit of the lakes and the glaciers, every night turned into the river of stars or Willkamayu that resembles our cosmo vision.Every year at north of the Ausangate Mountain, the religious feast of Qoyllur Rit'i, has been celebrated since immemorial time, where faith is printed as the dancers from different parts of the country, before the feast of Corpus Christi, during which miles of Quechua pilgrimage Lord of Quyllur Rit'i in the temple of Sinakara (painting done on a rock). This pilgrim is included in the Representative Heritage List.After a long photo shoot, we will return to a place in Hachipacha where our delicious lunch awaits us, before heading to the town of Cusco arriving at approximately 7:00 p.m.