Vinicunca rainbow mountain

Enjoy an unforgettable journey visiting Vinicunca rainbow mountain in a full day private excursion. We have tailored a customized tour to maximize your visit to this beautiful, impressive and colorful mountain.

backpack We recommend for this tour:

  • Your Passport or ID.
  • Bottles of water
  • Rain jacket or poncho
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen protector.
  • Some money for entrance tickets, breakfast and lunch.
  • Sneakers or comfortable walking shoes.

Vinicunca rainbow mountain in Cusco PeruTowering at a majestic 5,200 meters (17,100 feet) above sea level, Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain, also known as Winikunka or Montaña de Siete Colores (“Mountain of Seven Colors”), is a captivating sight to behold. Nestled in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, its vibrant stripes make it a geological marvel and a must-see for any adventurer
Vinicunca rainbow mountain in CuscoThe seven colors of the mountain are due to its mineralogical composition: the pink color is due to red clay, mud and sand; the whitish coloring is due to quartzes,sandstone and marls, rich in calcium carbonate,the red is due to claystones (iron),the green is due to phyllites and clays rich in ferro magnesian,the earthy brown is a product of fanglomerate composed of rock with magnesium, and the mustard yellow color comes from the calcareous sandstones rich in sulphurous minerals.


Private service: This is your private service and do not share with other passengers. Daily departures.

 Sedan 1 – 4 passengers Van 5 – 7 passengers
 $ 95 US dollars or S/. 350 soles$130 dollars or 480 soles

*Important! Prices are per vehicle not per passenger.You don’t have to pay in advance,  pay at the end of the tour. 

What is included:

  • Pick up and return to your hotel or Airbnb in Cusco
  • Nice vehicle and a professional driver.

What isn’t included:

  • Entrance fees *
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities.

*You must pay for the mountain entrance ticket  25 soles / approximately $7 dollars per person.

This is a list of the most frequent asked questions by our customers, if still you can not find your answer, please contact us and we will reply your message  ASAP.

Is the listed price per vehicle or per passenger?

The listed fare is per vehicle not per passenger. You do not pay extra fees, the fare is all inclusive.

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I haven’t received my booking confirmation

We usually reply within an hour or two your booking. If you don’t receive our response please check you spam folder. If you don’t receive your confirmation at all please submit your request again and if possible with another email address, sometimes our replies bounce back because the email address is wrong or user doesn’t exist. If you do not submit the required information or there are any missing required fields then we won’t be able to confirm your reservation.

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What´s the cancellation policy?

We do not charge anything upfront so there isn’t any charge for cancelling your reservation, if you pay in advance via PayPal or credit card then we’ll refund the total amount except the processing fees. In case you may need to cancel your reservation please let us know at least a day or two in advance by email or WhatsApp message mentioning your reservation code.

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Best time of the year to visit Vinicunca rainbow mountain?

The best time of year to visit Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain is during the dry season, which runs from April to October. During these months, the weather is generally sunny and mild, with little to no rain. This makes for ideal hiking conditions and stunning views of the mountain’s colorful stripes.

The most popular months to visit Rainbow Mountain are June, July, and August. During these months, the weather is at its best and the mountain is most accessible. However, it is also the busiest time of year, so expect larger crowds.

If you are looking for a less crowded experience, consider visiting Rainbow Mountain in April, May, or September. The weather is still good during these months, but there are fewer tourists.

Here is a more detailed breakdown of the pros and cons of visiting Rainbow Mountain during each season:

Dry season (April to October)

  • Pros: Sunny and mild weather, little to no rain, ideal hiking conditions, stunning views
  • Cons: Busiest time of year, larger crowds

Wet season (November to March)

  • Pros: Fewer tourists, lower prices
  • Cons: Rainy weather, muddy trails, mountain may be closed due to heavy snowfall

No matter what time of year you choose to visit Rainbow Mountain, be sure to acclimatize to the high altitude before attempting the hike. The mountain is located at an altitude of over 5,000 meters (16,400 feet), so it is important to give your body time to adjust.

Here are some tips for acclimatizing to the high altitude:

  • Arrive in Cusco a few days before your hike and gradually increase your activity level.
  • Avoid alcohol and caffeine, as they can dehydrate you and worsen altitude sickness symptoms.
  • Drink plenty of water and eat a healthy diet.
  • Take breaks often and listen to your body. If you start to feel any altitude sickness symptoms, such as headache, nausea, or dizziness, descend to a lower altitude immediately.

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Do the drivers speak English and are tour guides?

Our drivers speak Spanish and understand very little English, however, any miscommunication or misunderstanding is never an issue because they work on your prearranged itinerary. We have a very limited number of  English speaking drivers and depend on their availability. Drivers can walk the sites with passengers upon request but they aren’t tour guides.

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Do I need to pay this tour in advance?

You don’t need to pay in advance or make a deposit.You’ll pay for this tour upon arriving to your destination or in advance via Paypal. In case you change your mind before the tour date, please send us a courtesy email or message to let us know that you need to cancel this booking.

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Is the fare per passenger or per ride?

Our prices are always per vehicle or ride, we do not charge based on number of passengers.

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Can I pay in US dollars or Peruvian soles?

You can pay the fare in either currency,US dollars or Peruvian soles are OK.

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Is a sedan vehicle suitable for 4 passengers?

A sedan vehicle is suitable for up to 4 passengers with light luggage or backpacks, otherwise a van vehicle is advisable.

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    Vehicle type:Sedan : 95 USDVan : 130 USD



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