The Rainbow Mountains Trek provides breathtaking views of the Peruvian Andes. Guided by one of our expert local guides, you will enjoy an incredible night among some of the brightest stars you have ever seen.
Rainbow Mountain Trek 2D/1N
Rainbow Mountain Trek
The Rainbow Mountains Trek provides breathtaking views of the Peruvian Andes. Guided by one of our expert local guides, you will enjoy an incredible night among some of the brightest stars you have ever seen as well as unapparelled views of the the milky way galaxy.
In terms of the route taken, the Rainbow Mountains Trek links part of the Ausangate circuit which will truly take you off the beaten track. An adventure that will take your breath away constantly, combining wild desert landscapes, glaciated peaks, rushing rivers and challenging mountain passes. We get you away from the crowds where everything seems untouched and undiscovered.
- DAY 1: RAINBOW MOUNTAIN PALCCOYO + ANANISO CANYON
On the first day of your Rainbow mountain adventure we pick you up at your hotel at 4:00am and drive 3 and half hour to the trailhead. While packing up the gear our chef will be preparing a hot breakfast to get you fueled up for the adventure ahead of you. Our guide will go over the itinerary for the day and safety tips to ensure you are fully prepared for the next two days.
Following in the footsteps of the vilcanota valley. The route encourages us to explore rural villages and the sights of living breathing cultures,stunning nature and the grand imposing majestic snow capped peak Ausangate standing 6375m.
Our arrival at the first viewpoint of the canyon shows us the true strength at the earths core. Deep enlongating cracks form this crust of beauty sharing in its vulnerability as the ground opens up the path for us to continue beyond to the Ananiso community (4400m)
At this point, we have the opportunity to physically be in the presence of this impressive Ananiso Canyon. We explore and hike in the canyon Which has ( masive flora and fauna) folling a narrow path for 2 hour reaching the enpresive water fall and on our way back we will visit the ancient cave paintings from thousands of years ago. The llamas, alpacas, vizcachas and Eagles will watch us walk upon their sacred sites after we explore the canyon we will hike 1 hour to the lunch spot.
Our chef will be waiting for us with hot lunch We will enjoy outdoor meal after that, we start hiking up 3 hour to the camp site for the night on our way up we will see the massive Ausangate Mountain Glacier and breathtaking views of sorroundings.
After a successful climb we will stop and enjoy nice views while this is arguably the most beautiful spot on the entire Ausangate circuit.
with the support of our team, we have a nicest camp ever where you will enjoy the most beuatiful sunset, dining table and chairs and dinning tent will be set up by the time we get there. Here, you can relax and enjoy conversation, and play some cards while also enjoying a plentiful and well deserved dinner
As the sun sets you will have time to yourself to enjoy our camp and explore, or take a rest in the still of the Andes while soaking in the the jaw dropping landscapes that surrounds you. A multi course Peruvian style dinner will be served this evening for you to get a true taste of local cuisine.
Tonight you will be very cold and see an unforgettable sky full of constellations, shooting stars, and keep yourself warm with coca tea.
- DAY 2: ANANISO_PALCCOYO RAINBOW MOUNTAIN-CUSCO
Today is what you’ve been waiting for, your chance to see the beautiful Rainbow Mountain! We’ll wake you with coca tea delivered to your tent, and serve you a hearty breakfast to fuel you up for the hike ahead then, we are ready to start our hike up for 3 hours until lunch along the way we will have the most scenic views of Ausangate Glacier, rainbow mountains, red valleys we will stop for lunch and enjoy it before arriving to Rainbow Mountain palccoyo. After lunch we will hike 3 more hours to get to Rainbow Mountqin,Upon arrival you can take all the time you want soaking in the amazing vistas of the surrounding lands and explore the mountain itself. Take some time to really enjoy the beauty around you- it truly is a magical place. The best part is, we walk alone no other companies offer this route so you get the mountain all to yourself!After exploring The rainbow mountain will hike down 1 hour to meet the bus to take back to Cusco is 3 hour drive we will drop you at your Hotel around 7.30pm.
- Private transportation from and to your Hotel in Cusco.
- All food on the trek prepared by our trekking chef.
- Boiled water and snacks
- Fluent english and spanish speaking native Guide.
- All gear and camping supplies.
- 4 season expedition tents
- Large dinning tents, table, stools, all cutlery, and kitchen tent
- Portable toilet tent
- Duffle bags for your personal belongings (up to 8kg per person)
- Fees to access private land
- Horsemen / pack horses to carry all of the gear + 8 kg of your staff.
- First aid kit + Oxigen tank
- Sleeping pad (thernarest)
- Sleeping bag.
- Trekking poles.
- Pick up from hotels outside of Cusco
- Dinner on the last day.
- Tips for Guide,chef,and porters.
- Travel insurance.
- Fees to access private lands
What You Need To Take
- Daypack, warm clothes (scarf, sweaters, rainjacket, gloves)
- Walking boots.
- Walking sticks
- Rain poncho
- Sun hat + sunglasses.
- Toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
- Sun cream
- Camera & Extra Film & Batteries
- Personal medical kit