Tour Details

Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n Embark on an exhilarating 3-day/2-night adventure into the heart of the Andean landscapes, where breathtaking vistas and the mesmerizing Ausangate Rainbow Mountain await. This trek promises an unforgettable journey through some of nature’s most spectacular wonders, leaving you awe-inspired at every step.The journey begins as you set foot in the picturesque Andean region, surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks and lush valleys. The air is crisp and pure, invigorating your spirit as you take your first steps into this wondrous terrain. The trekking trails meander through traditional Andean villages, where you’ll encounter friendly locals, whose warm smiles and colorful culture will enrich your experience.As you ascend higher, the landscape transforms, revealing the hidden treasures of the Andes. Glacial streams cascade down the mountainside, their icy waters cutting through the rugged terrain. The sound of nature’s symphony accompanies you, harmonizing with the rhythmic crunch of your footsteps on the rocky path. The anticipation builds as you approach the highlight of the trek – the Ausangate Rainbow Mountain. A living testament to Mother Nature’s artistic prowess, this geological marvel boasts an explosion of colors that seem almost surreal. Layers of vibrant hues paint the mountainside, creating a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of reds, oranges, yellows, greens, and blues. It’s as if nature herself decided to showcase her palette of colors in this remote corner of the world. Reaching the summit, you’ll be rewarded with a panoramic view that defies description. Standing amidst the awe-inspiring beauty, you’ll feel a profound connection with the earth and a deep appreciation for the wonders that surround us. Every snapshot taken here will become a cherished memory, preserving the magic of this moment for a lifetime. As your trek comes to an end, you’ll carry the memories of this extraordinary journey in your heart forever. The Andean landscapes have left an indelible mark on your soul, and the beauty of the Rainbow Mountain will forever occupy a special place in your dreams.This adventure has offered more than just stunning views and exhilarating trekking. It has gifted you with a sense of gratitude for the natural world and a newfound respect for the cultures that call this land their home. The Ausangate Rainbow Mountain trek is not just a physical journey; it’s a soul-stirring experience that will leave you with a profound sense of wonder and appreciation for the wonders of our planet. So lace up your boots, take a leap of faith, and let the Andean landscapes embrace you in their majestic embrace on this once-in-a-lifetime trekking expedition.
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Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n

Tour Plan

Arrival Airport: Cusco – Transfer time to hotel 30min Departure Airport: Cusco– Transfer time to hotel 30min Our adventure begins in the morning on the first day and ends at end of the the last day. Travel Visa: Not required .


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1 person : US$1050.00 per person
2 people : US$750.00 per person
3 people: US$700.00 per person
4 people : US$650.00 per person
5 people : US$600.00 per person
6 people : US$550.00 per person
7+ people : US$500.00 per person

We will pick you up early from your Cusco hotel and set out on a drive through the South Valley. The drive to the trailhead at Quesiuno (4,326 m / 14,189 ft) is 3 hours long. Once we reach the Inkintuyoc bridge, our chef will cook us an amazing breakfast. After breakfast, we will load all the gear on the horses and begin our hike uphill. Following a lovely stream, you will be immediately surprised by the literally herds of alpacas and llamas. We will have consistent views of the Ausangate Mountain. We will hike through villages and interact with the local residents. We have the opportunity to see chinchillas and vicunas. Vicunas are the only non-domesticated animal of the llama family in Peru. After at hike of 3 to 4 hours, we will reach our camp Ccayrabiri, near the village of Llamachimpana. Our chef will make us a fantastic lunch when we arrive. After lunch (time permitting), we will go to the village and have the chance to interact with the residents. They will tell us about their local customs and love to share their history with trekkers. They will tell us about the fields of potatoes that surround the area. We then return to camp where we will have happy hour and dinner. When night falls, we will have a serene night´s sleep under the stars.

Today we will wonder around this amazing place in the afternoon we will hike to the rainbow mpountain for the sunset and nightscape.(B/ L/D

We wake up to a cup of hot coca tea and the gorgeous sunrise. Our chef will prepare an amazing breakfast to start the day. Our destination today is the Rainbow Mountain. This is a two hour uphill hike.On the way up, we will have consistent views of stunning red mountains, the Ausangate glacier and Surine Mountain.Finally, we reach our destination, what we came to see….the Rainbow Mountains (5,020 m / 16,466 ft). After getting over the shock of their beauty, we will have time to explore the area. We will have time to take pictures and soak in the environment. We will spend approximately 30 minutes at the top.At this point, it is time to go back down. We hike downhill the way we came. The hike down to the red valley. Our chef will be waiting for us at the bottom with a hearty lunch.Following lunch, we will embark on the 3 hour drive back to Cusco and drop you off at your Cusco hotel. Approximate arrival time is 7 PM.. B/L/D

Places You’ll See

Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek 3d/2n

What's Included

Optional Extras​

Group Size

1 – 8 Guests

Experience | Difficulty

  • Beginner, amateur, enthusiast and semi-pro photographers
  • DSLR, mirrorless, compact or iPhone cameras
  • Moderate schedule
  • Travel by car or minibus
  • Moderate elevation changes and lots of walking and hiking (none of our adventures have difficult hikes)
  • (non-photographers also welcome)

Weather | Sun

May – Temps 70/40 F 20/2 C Sunrise 5:24 | Sunset 7:23 (19:23)
September – Temps 75/42 F 24/5 C Sunrise 6:10 | Sunset 6:35 (18:35)


  • 3 Days
  • Travel, landscape, nature, wildlife and people photography
  • Professional photographer | guide
  • Photo walks & discussions
  • Small group size (4-6 guests)
  • Caping
  • Breakfasts
  • All Meals
  • National Park Permits
  • Local transportation

Travel Information

Arrival Airport: Cusco – Transfer time to hotel 30min
Departure Airport: Cusco– Transfer time to hotel 30min
Our adventure begins in the morning on the first day and ends at end of the the last day.
Travel Visa: Not required .


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