Book Shortcut Trail For Rainbow Mountain on a friendly budget with plan Short Road Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca, this plan makes you arrive at rainbow mountain Vinicunca, only in an hour and 20 minutes through the uphill trail, then you explore the view of the Rainbow Mountain In Cusco at your own pace, then back to the car place downhill hike for 45 minutes.

Then, we will be back in Cusco city on time if you have a flight or if you want to go somewhere else in the Cusco region, such as the train station to Ollantaytambo, then ride the night train to Machupicchu.

Nowadays the trail for the rainbow mountain Vinicunca is short, for cars and people, so that means, we can leave anytime from Cusco city, also the good news is no limited number of people, and no scheduled time to get in and out of the rainbow mountain.

Moreover, there are many restaurants along the route, where you can have some food.

On this famous hike Rainbow Mountain in Peru along the route, we see many llamas and alpacas native animals, then when we arrive at the viewpoint, we enjoy the view of the famous snow-capped mountain named Ausangate, then the rainbow mountain Vinicunca, and then red mountains and part of the famous red valley.

Note: On this road, you can hire some ATVs for the rainbow mountain, round trip.

Rainbow Mountain Trek

The rainbow mountain in Peru named Vinicunca is a geological wonder of the world and nowadays is famous for being painted over the tops of the Andes mountains in the Cusco region, and is located at 5,200 masl (17,060ft)

The most important for the rainbow mountain day hike, we have an experienced tour guide with an oxygen tank to help you with altitude problems.

In conclusion, for this nice day short trek for the famous rainbow mountain Vinicunca, we pick you up at your place in Cusco city by 5:00 am, then we ride our private transport for 2 hours on a nice paved road, then we ride through a dirt road for an hour and 40 minutes to the beginning of the trail.

Also, along the route, after a 2-hour ride, we start watching some remote villages of the local people, named Queschuas, and afterward, we see many llamas and alpacas, then at the beginning of the trail, we see the famous snow-capped mountain named Ausangate.

Rainbow Mountain Cusco

In Peru country, mainly in the Cusco region, we have the famous three rainbow mountains, and the one most visited, after Machu Picchu, taking the short road is Vinicunca rainbow mountain, which is located in the Andes mountains, with views to some red mountains, and some snow-capped mountains named Ausangate.

So, this day tour of the rainbow mountain is mainly organized from Cusco city, and now can be from any place you are in Cusco region, like from the sacred valley of the Incas, and the most import, nowadays we have a road for cars dropping us,  close to the rainbow mountain, so that means we can leave anytime you are ready for this day trip.

Also, along the route, we pass through many rural communities, then this rainbow mountain attracts many tourists by having many colored streaks and the red river during the rainy season and its farming terraces.

Itinerary For Short Road Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca Peru

Firstly, we pick you up from your hotel by 5:00 am, even earlier, if you will like that,  then we ride our private car for 2 hours and 15 minutes, through the main paved road like going to Puno, then we ride through a dirt road, for an hour and 50 minutes until the beginning of the rainbow mountain trek.

We start the trek for an hour with 10 minutes at your pace, arriving at the famous viewpoint, also you can do some extra hikes to the second viewpoint, which takes an extra 10-minute hike.

So, enjoy the amazing views of Rainbow Mountain, like the red valley, and the famous snow-capped mountain named Ausangate, and afterward, way back to the car place for 38 minutes downhill, then way back to Cusco city, for another 3 hours and a half with dropping you off at your hotel in Cusco city by 3:20 pm.

Moreover, along the drive and hike close to rainbow mountain, we see plenty of llamas and alpacas for some photos, also, we see at mountains some beautiful farming terraces.

Optional Way To Arrive At The Rainbow Mountain By Motor Bike Or ATVs

Also, you can hire a motorbike or ATVs to arrive easily at rainbow mountain, in this way, there are local people,  waiting at the beginning of the trail with the motorbikes to take you to the rainbow mountain, which takes 20 minutes, so you arrive a side of the viewpoint, then you just walk 5 minutes gentle path to the viewpoint and enjoy the view.

The cost of one ride uphill is about 70 soles one way, then the way back is downhill easy, which takes 30 minutes, then by car back to Cusco city.

About Peru Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca Short Day Trip

Firstly, we ride our transport for 3 hours and a half, from Cusco city until the beginning of the short hike of the rainbow mountain named Vinicunca in Peru, mainly riding through the paved road for 2 hours, then an hour and a half driving through a dirt trail.

Also, we have the option of having some breakfast and lunch, along the driving road, since there are many restaurants, then once we arrive at the beginning of the trail, we hike uphill at our own pace for an hour at your own pace, until the official viewpoint, to enjoy the most outstanding views, like, rainbow mountain, part of the red valley and the snow-capped mountain

So, this trip also is watching some traditional houses and plenty of llamas and alpacas along the driving time and hiking time, then we have some time to take photos, and afterward back to Cusco city with dropping you off at your hotel.

In conclusion, this day trip to the rainbow mountain Vinicunca, through the shortcut,  is the most recommended in Cusco Peru, for our travelers from over the world. Moreover, you can pick up your own scheduled time to go for this day trip, so you just let us know, through our WhatsApp or Gmail.

Price For Short Road Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca

  • We just charge you for the transport and the tour guide, then you just pay your own entrance fees for rainbow mountain, and if you want, you can rent your own ATVs 

Note: Save your budget, by traveling with us, and just write us on our WhatsApp number or write to our emails on the website  

Not Included: For Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca Peru

  • The entrance fee, which is 25 soles per person
  • Some  food, there are restaurants along the main drive road

Bring For Short Road Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca

  • Some warm clothes and warm gloves, a scarf
  • A couple of T-shirts
  • Hiking sticks
  • Some rain ponchos, it is the rainy season
  • Snacks and drinking water for yourselves
  • Good hiking shoes

How I Book This Short Road To Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca?

To book this tour,  you have to send us, a deposit of $20 dollars through our PayPal account, PayPal charges 7% from any amount of money to send, and the %7 is charged to you, 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 +51 943 388685.

  • The date of the tour and type of tour
  • Number of people
  • Address in Cusco city to pick you up for the following tours
  • Email  to keep in touch
  • Passport copy,  the profile side to pay the Peruvian tax

Then, we send you an email confirmation of the deposit and the tour.
Note: The $22 dollars deposit, is for any number of people, for booking this tour, then the rest of the money in Cusco city in cash, it can be in dollars or soles, this is up to you, and also please the final payment with good US$ bills, because the broken dollars bills no working in Peru.

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

Photos short rainbow mountain Vinicunca

Rainbow mountain Vinicunca
Alpacas along the trail rainbow mountain
View rainbow mountain Peru
Hiking rainbow mountain Vinicunca

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