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Rainbow Mountain
2 Days and 1 Night

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Locations Visited

Locations Visited:

Rainbow Mountain

Starting Altitude

Starting Altitude:

4200 masl = 13779 Feet.

Highest Point

Highest Point:

5200 masl = 17060 Feet.



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Physical Grading

Physical Grading:


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Rainbow Mountain Trek 2 Day 1 Night

Local Trekkers Peru will provide you with the highest quality service throughout your journey in the Andes. We run our trips much different than other operators in that we run private trips and very small groups limiting them to a max of 10 passengers to maximize the experience, and give you the full attention of our guides and staff. (Single trekker and large groups are welcome, please inquire us) Our chef can cater to any dietary needs and will always prepare a delicious spread of local Peruvian style foods for you to enjoy while on our treks. We celebrate special occasions, and work hard to make every trek memorable. Our staff is available to answer any questions in full detail and make sure your booking process goes smoothly and efficiently. Local Trekkers Peru is dedicated to helping the local communities and employs Peruvian guides, staff and crew. Through our treks we have employed over 80 locals and continue to help local villages grow through tourism.


This treks are challenging and very rewarding at the same time. Hikers should be reasonably fit and healthy. note that you are trekking at a high elevation (above 14,000ft) and you should be rested before up to start this journey. We highly recommend spending at least two to three days in Cusco or similar elevation to acclimatize, and drink plenty of water the days prior to the hike. Please consult your doctor for proper advice on trekking in high altitude.


Peru has a great variety of mountains, our professional guide will take you on this journey of discovery through the Peruvian Andes, it will be an unforgettable experience, you will enjoy the most incredible night under the brightest stars you have ever seen and a milky way so colorful that It will leave you stunned. This new route is an out of the ordinary adventure that will constantly take your breath away. Each step will take us through a combination of wild desert landscapes, glacial peaks, hurried rivers and challenging mountains, everything seems intact and undiscovered.


Rainbow Mountain 2 days and 1 night - Local Trekkers Peru - Local Trekkers Peru


Distance: 15km/ 9,5 miles

Elevation: 4200 masl = 13779 Feet – 5000 masl = 16404 Feet

The first day of your adventure we will pick you up at your hotel at 5:00am and drive 3 hours to the trailhead. Our chef will prepare a hot breakfast to recharge our energies for the begins the walk. Our Guide from Local Trekkers Peru will give safety recommendations to ensure you are fully prepared for the next two days. Our tour begins in a large green valley where we can appreciate hundreds of alpacas, local farmers and the beautiful Ausangate mountain in the distance, a preview of what will come on your trip. We will stop around noon for lunch and rest, and can recharge for the second leg of the walk to Puccacocha. Around 16,000 feet, we will find ourselves just above Lake Puccacocha, and looking straight ahead at Ausangate Mountain, while we see a beautiful active glacier that crashes into the lake below. Our last stop of the day will be in the circle lake, where at sunset we can enjoy an amazing landscape in the stillness of the Andes. Then we will install the dining tent with chairs for your group to relax and enjoy the conversation while our team prepares dinner. In the night you will see an unforgettable night sky full of constellations, shooting stars, while enjoying a coca tea as a greeting to the Apus.

Rainbow Mountain 2 days and 1 night - Local Trekkers Peru - Local Trekkers Peru


Distance: 13km/ 8 miles

Elevation: 5000 masl = 16404 Feet – 5200m = 17060 Feet

This is the day we will reach the rainbow mountain, and the best is that you are almost there. Our team will wake you up at 5 am with coca tea delivered to your tent, then you will have a hearty breakfast to recharge your energy to make your final climb to Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain). When you reach the top, you will have as much time as you want to enjoy the incredible 360 degree views of the surrounding lands and explore the mountain. The place is magical enjoy the beauty and nature that surrounds it. Climbing the Mountain will take approximately three hours; Up there we will celebrate the successful trip, then we will enjoy lunch before leaving back to Cusco (3 hours). We usually return around 6:00 pm. But it will depend on how much time we spend above the mountain, when we arrive in Cusco our team will leave you at your hotel. *Itinerary subject to change.

Rainbow Mountain 2 days and 1 night - Local Trekkers Peru - Local Trekkers Peru


  • Bilingual and certified Tour Guide
  • A briefing about the trek with your guide the day before
  • Pick up from your accommodation in Cusco
  • Private transportation to go to the Trail Head
  • Entrance Rainbow Mountain
  • A duffel bag where you can put inside 08 kilos from your personal stuff (it will be carry by the horses or mules)
  • Horses or mules and muleteer to carry camping equipments and cooking stuff
  • Transportation, Cusco to Cachora
  • Four season tents (2 trekkers in each one) you will have enough space to put things inside
  • Camping equipment (Kitchen tent, portable chairs and table)
  • Mattresses
  • 3 Meals per day during the trek (food served in a buffet style)
  • Professional Cook
  • Snack for each day of trekking
  • Boiled water to drink during the trail
  • Availability of meals to your preference (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, pesquetarian, etc)
  • Transportation, Cachora to Cusco
  • First Aid Kit, with Oxigen ballon.
  • A Survivor T – shirt, for each member of the group

Doesn’t includes:

  • Breakfast on the first day and lunch on the last day
  • Extra expense if you wish to buy stuff along the trek
  • Sleeping bags (you can rent from us which cost 20 dollars for a professional one, which can support until -15 degrees celcius or 5 degrees farenheit)
  • Walking sticks (you can rent from us which cost 15 dollars for a professional black diamond pair)
  • Mineral water (you can buy bottle of mineral water in Ollantaytambo)
  • Horse to ride or to carry extra backpacks (120 dollars per horse or mule)
  • Tips for the team (Is not obligatory but if you wish to do it, it will be welcome).
  • Original Passport
  • Travel Insurance card (you have to le tus know the name of your Travel Insurance company and you travel Insurance Number)
  • Day Pack
  • Rain coat or Rain Poncho
  • Cold Clothes (For the first and Second day)
  • Trekking shirts and trekking pants
  • Waterproof hiking shoes
  • Warm jacket
  • Bottle of Water
  • Flash Light
  • Towel
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sun Block
  • Sandals
  • Sun Glasses
  • Caps or Hats
  • Gloves (for the first and second day)
  • Insect Repellent (30% DEET Recommended)
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Rain Pants
  • Walking sticks
  • Medicines for Personal Use
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Personal use stuff (Face moisturizer, Handsanitizer, Tooth brush and paste,etc)
  • Extra money especially in soles to buy thing along the trek


PRICES FOR 2021-2022
Number of People for GROUP SERVICE :
2 3 4 5-6 7-10
Price USD$ (per person):
300 USD$ 280 USD$ 260 USD$ 240 USD$ 220 USD$

PRICES FOR 2021-2022
Number of People for PRIVATE SERVICE:
2 3 4 5-6 7-10
Price USD$ (per person):
400 USD$ 380 USD$ 360 USD$ 340 USD$ 300 USD$


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