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Rainbow Mountain Hike Tours Peru – 1 Day


Rainbow Mountain 1 Day Trek Tours Peru, also denominated like 7 Color Mountain or Colorful Mountain Hike Tour. It is an impressive geological formation in millions of years, thanks to its mineral richness presents different colors that resemble the rainbow. This natural wonder is at 5,200 m.a.s.l., in the Andes mountain range; located south of Cusco, Cusipata district, Quispicanchis province, Cusco department, and next to the highest mountain in the region (Ausangate 6,384 meters / 20,944 feet).

Nowadays, the Rainbow Mountain Tour in Cusco is one of the famous hiking alternatives. It is recommended for nature lovers and those who wish to explore part of the Andes of Cusco.

The tour begins and ends in the city of Cusco, from 4:30 a.m. at 6:00 p.m.

If you are thinking of exploring the mountain of 7 colors, join the expert team of Machupicchu Andes Tours – Matours. You will not regret it, you will have a pleasant, guaranteed and personalized trip.


Rainbow Mountain Hike Tours – 7 Color Mountain – Colorful Mountain.

Rainbow Mountain Tour – Itinerary

1-Day Tour. Cusco – Cusipata – 7 Color Mountain – Cusco.

To start the Rainbow Mountain Full Day Tour. Our tour guide and mobility will pass through your hotel in Cusco. Then, make a trip of 1.5 hours to the town of Cusipata where you will enjoy an energetic breakfast; continue your journey for 1 hour to Phullawasi – Chillwani community and start uphill hike until you reach the colorful mountain. While climb with your professional leader, enjoy the beautiful scenery and see also the South American Camelids and other high Andean animals in their natural habitat.

From the 7 color mountain viewpoint, enjoy a complete compendium of the scenic beauty. Also, appreciate the fifth highest mountain in Peru (Ausangate) and take excellent photos.

After marveling, start to return through the red valley to the bus station. Then, enjoy a pleasant lunch and later return to Cusco.

Arrival in Cusco around 6:00 p.m.

  • Walk Time. 3 hours, round-trip hike
  • Travel time by bus 3 hours
  • Cusipata Altitude: 3,310 masl / 10,859 feet
  • Rainbow Mountain altitude: 5,200 meters above sea level / 17,060 feet
  • Ausangate Mountain: 6,384 meters / 20,944 fee


What do we include in the Rainbow Mountain package?

  • Round trip tourist mobility
  • Entrance to the Ausangate National Park
  • Professional expert guide in hiking
  • First aid medication
  • Oxygen
  • Light breakfast
  • Lunch
  • All tour, in Group service or private service (exclusive)

What do we not include in the tour?

  • Horses, if you wish you can rent in the same place (optional)
  • Food not mentioned in inclusions
  • Personal articles
  • Tips (optional)



  • To do this tour, you must be in Cusco at least 2 days before to acclimatize.
  • Before going to the 7 colors mountain, take short walks around Cusco to better adapt to the weather or you can hire short tours. City tour, Sacred Valley, Maras Salt mines – Moray – Chinchero, south valley or you can also visit Machu Picchu first.
  • You must drink coca tea that will help you adapt better to the weather
  • Wear appropriate clothing for hiking (trek shoes, thermal clothing, etc.)

What do you need to take?

  • Walking sticks, only if necessary
  • A personal light backpack
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Hats or caps
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal medication
  • Energy bars
  • Lipstick
  • Sunglasses
  • Cameras
  • Bottled water
  • extra money (soles)


Rainbow Mountain Hike Tour or 7 Color Mountain – Prices

We offer 2 Kind of Tours: Private & Shared Tours

1.- Rainbow Mountain Shared Tour.

The entire tour will be shared between 20 and more people. The members of the group will be from different nationalities, languages, beliefs, ages, etc.

  • Breakfast and lunch will be in a restaurant of a local family.





US$ 35


2.- Rainbow Mountain Private Tour.

The entire tour will be in totally personalized service, exclusive for your group so you can fully enjoy your trip. The group can be integrated by your family, friends, co-workers or special trips such as weddings, anniversaries, etc.

  • Breakfast and lunch will be prepared by our professional and adventure specialist chef.

The price varies according to the size of your group.




2 Hikers

US$ 170

3 Hikers

US$ 150

4 Hikers

US$ 130

5 Hikers

US$ 110

6 to more Hikers

US$ 90


Useful information

About the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Valle sagrado está en el corazón de los andes centrales, al norte de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú, en un promedio de 35

About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, en quechua significa "Montaña Vieja" Es el nombre contemporáneo dado a una llaqta o un antiguo

About the City of Cusco

La ciudad del Cusco actualmente posee gran cantidad de títulos, que le han atribuido por su historia, arqueología

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