The “Rainbow Mountain” is one of the most visited attractions in the region of Cusco, about five hundred people visit this place every day, the rainbow mountain is near the Ausangate, a mountain considered a deity by the Andean settlers.

To know more about this spectacular place, there is a new alternative to the return of Vinicunca or “the rainbow mountain”, it is through the red valley, an extraordinary alternative especially for nature lovers. When you return through the red valley you can see many red mountains, due to the amount of minerals they have, so the trip is very attractive.

The return by the Red Valley, lasts approximately of 2 to 3 hours, where also it is possible to be observed; picturesque towns, beautiful adobe houses, llamas, alpacas and almost always several vicuñas, you can also get magnificent views of the glaciers that make up the Ausangate, one of the highest mountains in Peru…

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…This new alternative that is currently given in the visit to the “Rainbow mountain” is generating the interest of many tourists who recommend the return through the red valley, because beauty and uninterrupted solitude, make it a spectacular trip, especially for hikers who love a true outdoor adventure.


  • 03:40 am. – 4:20 am. Pick up from your hotel and departure from Cusco to Cusipata town.
  • 06:20 am. Breakfast for 01 hour at Cusipata Town. (3300 meters over the sea level).
  • 07:20 am. After breakfast, we continue the journey through a dusty road for 1.5 hours untill “Fulawasi” (Hiking Starting Point) .
  • 08:50 am. We arrive to “Fulawasi” (Stating hiking point) and will have and small speech with our guide continue with our adventure.
  • 09:00 am. You will star the 02 hours hike on the 4700 meters over the sea level.
  • 11:00 am. Arrive to the “Rainbow Mountain” over the 5200 meters over the sea level and explanation from our guide.
  • 11:30 am. You will hike from the rainbow mountain to the red valley through amazing red mountains until “Fulawasi”.
  • 12:15 pm. Return from the “Red Valley” to Fulawasi. (1.5 hours of hike).
  • 13:30 pm. Arrive to Fulawasi.
  • 13:40 pm. Transfer from Fulawasy to the restaurant in Cusipata..
  • 14:30 pm. Arrive to Cusipata for the Lunch.
  • 15:30 pm. Finish the lunch and transfer from Cusipata to Cusco city.
  • 17:30 pm. Arrive to Cusco city. We finish the activity one block away from the main square (Plaza Regocijos).


  • Transport (roundtrip)
  • 01 breakfast
  • 01 Lunch
  • Professional guide, English – Spanish.
  • Hiking poles.
  • Small blankets for the cold morning.
  • 01 small bottle of water.
  • Portable Oxygen.
  • First aid Kit.
  • Therapeutic Oxygen.


  • Entrance ticket to the Rainbow Mountain
  • Horses S/. 90.00
  • Food not described
  • Tips
  • Phone calls
  • Travel and accident insurance


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