Tours that include Rainbow Mountain

Golden Inti Raymi

The Mountain of 7 Colors is also known as the Vinicunca or the Rainbow Mountain. It is the second most visited tourist attraction in Cusco (Machu Picchu is first) and one of the busiest in Peru. Its great attraction is its mountain landscapes stained by colors and their tones due to the presence of minerals formed millions of years ago. However, it is more than 5 thousand meters above sea level. This becomes quite a challenge for visitors. Learn about the tours to Vinicunca that you can take.

1 Day

Trek to the Mountain 7 Colors Full Day

1 Day

Tour to the Mountain 7 Colors in ATV

Tours to 7 Colors Mountain with Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is the great tourist destination that everyone wants to visit. Lovers of adventures and unforgettable walks seek to combine a visit to the Inca citadel, as well as a visit to the Mountain of 7 Colors. Learn about tours that you can take to both tourist destinations.

3 Days

Machu Picchu Rainbow Mountain and Humantay Lagoon Tour

5 Days

Cusco in 5 days: Discover Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain

Mountain Tours 7 Alternative Colors

The Mountain of 7 Colors is a challenging adventure due to its location at more than 5 thousand meters of elevation. However, there are variations that offer a different but great way to get to know the Vinicunca. Get to know some alternative tourist options to the trip to the Rainbow Mountain.

1 Day

7 Colors Mountain Tour + Red Valley Full Day

1 Day

Full day tour: Rainbow Mountain Palcoyo

Prices for tours that include the Rainbow Mountain

The Rainbow Mountain can be visited in many ways. From the classic one-day trip to a multi-day adventure that includes the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Find out about the tours that include the Vinicunca, quote its cost and be encouraged to make the best trip of your life.

Basic information about the Rainbow Mountain

The Mountain of 7 Colors is located approximately 100 kilometers from the city of Cusco. It is located in the Vilcanota Mountain Range, at an altitude of approximately 5,200 meters above sea level. This makes the visit not easy. Know all the basic information about Vinicunca.

The Vinicunca, the imposing mountain of 7 colors
Basic information7 Colors Mountain
LocationNevado Ausangate, province of Canchis, about 100 km from the city of Cusco.
GeographyMountainous close to snow-capped mountains
ClimateCold with temperatures of 2ºC. at 10ºC. in the day and below 0ºC. at night.
Altitude5,200 masl.
How to get there?Cusco Route – Cusipata – Phulawasipata – Mountain of 7 Colors.
Entrance fee25 soles for foreigners and 15 soles for Peruvians
Visiting hoursEvery day from 6 am to 3 pm.
Tour guide costIncluded in the tours (cannot be contracted on the spot).
Cost of renting a horse70 soles (one way) and 120 soles (round trip).
Walking timeApproximately 2 hours (ascent) and 1 hour 30 minutes (descent)
Famous LandscapesVinicunca, Red Valley and Andean mountains.
Optional hiking trailsAdditional route to the Red Valley

The services and tickets that a formal tour to Vinicunca must have, yes or yes

The formal Vinicunca tour must include the pick up from the door of the tourist’s hotel (in the historic center of Cusco), full transportation modern, breakfast, lunch and tour guide service. Optionally you can include tickets, walking sticks. No tour includes horseback riding to the lagoon.

  • Pick up from the tourist’s hotel.
  • Round-trip tourist transportation.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Tour guide service
  • Tickets (optional)
  • Trekking poles (optional)

Everything you will see on the trip to the Rainbow Mountain!

The Rainbow Mountain receives hundreds of visitors every day. Everyone is looking for the same thing: to contemplate the incredible mountainous landscape of various colors. However, the Vinicunca offers much more: from cultural experiences to local gastronomy.

The colorful mountains of Cusco

Cusco has a unique and special Andean geography where you can see mountains of varied colors formed thousands of years ago. Learn how to visit Vinicunca and Palccoyo, the two most famous rainbow mountains in Cusco.

Mountain 7 colors

Palcoyo colorful mountain

Download the digital magazine ‘Vinincunca or Rainbow Mountain’ for free

Learn important information about the Rainbow Mountain or Vinincunca. In this magazine you will find precise information so that your trip or visit is pleasant. Also discover the vast geographical formation that accompanies this natural destination. The free download is below, don’t forget to share it with your friends.

The tourist attractions that you can see on the trip to Vinicunca

The Vinicunca tour is one of the best in Cusco as it offers a lot at a good price. The tour includes a visit to the 7 Colors Mountain, world famous for the excellent photos that can be obtained there. It also offers the experience of an incredible hiking route and beautiful landscapes.

7 Color Mountain

The Mountain of 7 Colors

The Mountain of 7 Colors is one of the best tourist attractions in Peru. During the visit, the tourist will be able to appreciate the scenic beauty of its slopes of various colors. The walk up there is a 2 hour challenge…

7 Colors Mountain

The Rainbow Mountain of Palcoyo

The Mountain of Colors of Palcoyo is a different route to the Mountain of 7 Colors. However, it preserves many aspects of the Vinicunca adventure: the altitude above 4 thousand meters above sea level. The landscape of varied colors…

The Rainbow Mountain of Palcoyo
Huayna Picchu

Red Valley of Pitumarca

The Red Valley of Pitumarca is just a few steps from the Vinicunca. You only have to follow a 30-minute route from its top. There the visitor will find a mountainous landscape similar to Mars, slopes…

Red Valley of Pitumarca

Questions and answers about the tour to the 7 Colors Mountain

The 7 Colors Mountain tour is the best option to avoid the difficult organization of the trip. It is that getting public transport or taxis to Vinicunca is very expensive and complicated. That is why it is preferable to choose an all-inclusive tour. Learn about the frequently asked questions that tourists interested in this service ask.