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Come with us for Rainbow Mountain Horseback Tour, with plan horseback ride rainbow mountain day trip, located by Cusco city Peru, with amazing views and surrounded by beautiful mountains, therefore this Rainbow Mountain Peru Horseback is worth riding, through these colorful mountains, also we see along the route, the famous snow-capped mountain, named Ausangate located at 6,200 masl (20,341 ft) which is part of the view, at the Vinicunca rainbow mountain.

So, horseback riding to the rainbow mountain Vinicunca is the best, since it is a bridle path and see plenty of alpacas and llamas, and moreover, we see the living culture people, living in houses made of mud-brick and thatched roofs.

Therefore, this adventure day trip is a connection with the red Andes mountains, and also once you get to the viewpoint, you will be rewarded with these famous rainbow mountain views.

Moreover, we are well-recommended tour company in Cusco Peru with more than 332 excellent reviews from our real customers on the Trip Advisor company ¡¡

Horseback Riding Rainbow Mountain Peru

Riding horses in the rainbow mountain are with horses adapted to the height of these mountains, with good saddles and stirrups, and moreover, the local muleteers walk beside the horses, holding them.

So, do not miss your chance to explore the rainbow mountain by horse on the private way and at your own pace with no rush and limited time at the viewpoint, for this famous rainbow mountain, named Vinicunca, also do not be afraid of the altitude sickness, since we carry an oxygen tank for the route.

In conclusion, for this horseback riding to the famous rainbow mountain, is much better to go in a private group, so after riding the horse for the walking part, you hike at your own pace, then also the way back to the horse’s place, and also you can have enough time at the viewpoint for taking the photos and enjoy this outstanding views.

Note: In a shared group, the tour guides do not care about your physical condition, even if you are getting sick, only they tell you, you are late, no time to arrive at the rainbow mountain, it is time for you to go back, since the first ones from the group, already coming back.

So, this horseback day tour is recommended on the private tour, so you will be at your own pace with the expert tour guide and get some personal help to enjoy this day tour on horseback since we understand, how important is your trip, which is once in your lifetime in Peru country.

Rainbow Mountain Peru By Horse

Visiting rainbow mountain in Peru is visiting one of the magic mountains, known as the rainbow hills Peru located in the brown Andes in the Cusco region in Peru country, and the best way to enjoy this day trip from Cusco city is riding a horse, from the beginning of the trail, and then just hike the 20 minutes part of the trail up to the official viewpoint.

First of all, riding a horse is a safe way, no needing experience of riding horses in your life, also each horse has a local horseman, who helps you to put you on the horse, then he pulls the horse all the way up to the rainbow mountain, and also the way back to the car terminal, so you will be okay riding a horse to this famous rainbow mountain, named Vinicunca.

Itinerary: For Horseback Riding Rainbow Mountain

Horseback Ride Rainbow Mountain Day Trip For Vinicunca

The time to pick you up at your place at Cusco city is at 4:45 am, then we ride our private transport for  2 hours until the breakfast place, then still we ride our transport for 35 minutes to the beginning of the trail, then we ride our horses for an hour, and afterward, we need to walk for 20 minutes to the viewpoint of the rainbow mountain.

Afterward, we can hike extra 12 minutes to the top of the next viewpoint, in other to enjoy the amazing views, then back way downhill for 15 minutes to the horse’s place, and ride our horses for an hour to the bus terminal, then we ride our car for the lunch place for 35 minutes, and afterward back to Cusco city, which takes 2 hours and once we arrive in Cusco city we drop you off at your place.

Therefore, this horseback ride on the rainbow mountain day trip is easier than hiking,  and then hike only 20 minutes at your own pace for the viewpoint of rainbow mountain, and moreover, we stay as long as you want at the viewpoint, while the shared groups need to come back in a hurry.

What You Expect On Your Trip

During the horseback riding to the rainbow mountain, you see living culture people who speak the Quechua language, and this language has been spoken in Machupicchu 500 hundred years ago, so that means these people are Incas ancestors, according to the Peruvian archaeologists, and moreover they keep in this place the Inca time skills, about being religious, mystical, weavers and farmers.

The rainbow mountain formation happened when the Tectonic plates collided from the Pacific and the Atlantic sea, and then happened a nice formation of minerals like streaks, and therefore these mountains offer the best outstanding colored views, and also you see one snow-capped mountain, named Ausangate, and then some red mountains.

Price: Horseback Ride Rainbow Mountain Day Trip

We charge you just the taxi transport round trip and the tour guide, since we are  a local company based in Cusco city, so you can rent your own horses for the rainbow mountain

  • Taxi with an oxygen tank for high altitude: US$120  This price is per vehicle
  • Van transport with an oxygen tank: US$160
  • The experienced tour guide, who can help you with the high altitude problems: US$70
  • Horseback ride one way: US$25
  • Horseback  round trip: US$35

Note: We have promotional prices throughout 2022, just write to our WhatsApp +51 943 388685

What Includes: For Horseback Ride Rainbow Mountain Day Trip

  • Private transport, round trip from Cusco city, like pick up and drop you off at your place
  • The experienced tour guide, who can help you with the high altitude problems
  • Oxygen tank for high altitude and some first aid kit

Very Important Renting Horses For Rainbow Mountain

In other to have some horses for renting, we need to leave very early from Cusco city or a little bit late, from the normal schedule time, because the owners of the horses like to rent horses to the ones who are ready to ride the horses to the rainbow mountain then no horses left for renting and moreover we cannot book the horses in advance.

The only way to rent the horses easily is leaving from Cusco by 4:30 am or 6:00 am

How I Book Horseback Riding Rainbow Peru?

For booking, this tour is better through Peruvian tour companies for any date you are planning to do this day tour, The best way is no limit number of people for the rainbow mountain day trip, and also there are enough horses to rent every day at the beginning of the hike for the rainbow mountain, named Vinicunca.

Mainly the way how we book the horses is just showing at the beginning of the trail, where there are many local people named Quechuas waiting for the tourists, and as soon as we get off from the car we just pick up the horses to ride, and the horsemen are working in turns, so that means no option to pick up the horses you want, is just taking the horse is ready to go.

Sometimes,  we have problems with renting horses, if we are arriving at the same time everyone’s arriving at the beginning of the road, sometimes no horses left, in this case, we have to hike a little more and then find horses along the route, or also the plan is leaving earlier than everybody’s leaving or leave a little bit later, so find the horses to rent, at the beginning of the trail.

The good news is always there are horses to rent, with the option, of just one way up or round trip.

Book Rainbow Mountain On Horseback?

For booking this tour, you have to send us a deposit of $20 dollars through our PayPal account and PayPal charges 7% from any amount of money to send, so that means you need to send us $22, and then the rest of the money in cash when you arrive in Cusco city and then, you need to send us the following details to our WhatsApp number.

  • The date of the tour and type of tour
  • Number of people
  • Address in Cusco city to pick you up for the following tours
  • An email account to keep in touch
  • The passport copy to my WhatsApp  +51 943 388685 to pay the Peruvian tax

Then, we send you an email confirmation of the deposit and the tour.

Note: The $22 dollars deposit, is for any number of people, for booking this tour, then the rest of the money in Cusco city in cash, it can be in dollars or soles, this is up to you.

This is our PayPal account to send the deposit:  deposit@chacrastravelperu.com


Photos Rainbow Mountain Horseback Peru

Riding horses to rainbow mountain
Horseback riding to rainbow mountain
Horseback riding rainbow mountain Vinicunca
Riding horses to rainbow mountain Vinicunca
Vinicunca rainbow mountain
Rainbow mountain horseback riding Cusco

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