Ausangate And Rainbow Mountain Trek

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  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 12-65 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 5200 meters
  • Trek difficulty Hard
  • Tour Code BM-15134
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English, French, Spanish
  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
  • Visit some of Cusco's most important heritages, including Sacsayhuaman and Q’enqo
  • Travel to the colorful Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca)
  • Enjoy the stunning views of the snow-capped Ausangate
Don't miss the chance to see the fabulous ruins of the Inca empire and trek to the stunning Peruvian highlands. The adventure starts with a half-day excursion around Cusco, where you get to see the ruins of the Sacsayhuaman Fortress and Q’enqo.

Go on a trek that will take you close to giant mountains, turquoise lakes and dazzling glaciers. Travel to Tinqui (4050m), reach the Pucacocha Pass (4900m), walk along the shore of Kayrawiri Lake and see the multi-colored Vinicunca (Rainbow) Mountain.

Bump into llamas, alpacas and vicuñas along the way. See native bird species, including Andean geese and condors that live in the Peruvian mountains.

End your journey in Cusco. Grab this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the capital of the Incas and the stunning Rainbow Mountain in a single tour.
  • Day 1: Cusco - Sacsayhuaman - Q'enqo
  • Day 2: Cusco
  • Day 3: Cusco - Yanacocha Path
  • Day 4: Yanacocha Path - Anantapata Tambo
  • Day 5: Anantapata Tambo - Ausangate Cocha
  • Day 6: Ausangate Cocha - Jampa
  • Day 7: Jampa - Cusco
  • Transport
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Boleto Turistico del Cusco (BTC)
  • Accomodation
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Horses and mules to carry equipment/ luggage (up to 8kg per person)
  • First aid kits and oxygen bottles
  • Camping equipment
  • Chef
  • Airport/hotel pick-up service
  • Any international flights are not included in this price
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Sleeping bags, trekking poles and individual tents (available for rent)
  • Other meals/drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Domestic flights
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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Other Practical InformationThe climate in Peru is very unpredictable. As a result, we cannot guarantee 100% perfect conditions. Acclimatisation is required before trekking in high altitude. Altitude sickness can happen during your visit to Peru. It's effect is random and differs from person to person.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the best month to visit Peru? Can I visit Peru during the off-season?

    The best time to visit Peru is between the months of May and September. Corresponding with the dry season, temperatures in the country at this time hover between 16°C to 22°C. But more importantly, traveling to Peru during this time means that there is little fear of getting caught in the country’s torrential monsoon. Another less popular but still good time to visit Peru is between October and December. A shoulder period between dry and monsoon seasons, the climate during this time of year is generally fine, although skies are cloudier and you might have to dodge the odd shower. The wettest months are January and February. It is still possible to visit destinations such as Lake Titicaca during the rainy season, but the Inca Trail is closed for travelers. Find more information here.

  • Is Peru expensive to visit? How do the ATMs work?

    Peru is not expensive for travelers and we recommend it as a top pick for visitors on a budget. Most travelers can get by on USD 30 to USD 40 per day, including transport, accommodation, and food. Tackling the Inca Trail and exploring Machu Picchu are must-do attractions but also relatively costly. ATMs are the quickest way to withdraw neuvos soles, as the country’s currency is called, on the road and visa cards are easily accepted. Many ATMs have an English language option, too. They can be found in some airports, inside banks, and as stand-alone units in major towns and cities. If you are looking for other destinations to visit on a budget, find more information here.

  • How many days do you need in Peru?

    Given its wealth of attractions, there are many reasons why you should consider Peru trips that last between ten days and two weeks. This will give you enough time to see top-rated sites, such as Manu National Park, while also discovering the country’s history and culture in more far-flung and as-yet-unknown destinations. You can still take in a number of attractions even if you can only spare one week in Peru, however, the time constraint would mean that you will have to limit your exploration to a destination or two. For a more detailed rundown, check out our travel guide on how many days to spend in Peru.

  • Do they speak English in Peru?

    Spanish is the most-spoken European language in Peru, alongside several local languages like Quechan and Aymara. Those involved in the tourism industry and those in popular destinations such as Lima and Cusco will speak some English, while guides leading tours for English-speaking travelers will have a good hold of the language. However, knowing a few words of Spanish is always useful.

  • How much does food cost in Peru?

    A cheap meal at a street food stall can be had for a few US dollars, while a three-course meal for two in a mid-range restaurant will set you back by around USD 18. A cup of coffee or soft drinks costs only USD 1 in most places, while a bottle of local beer can be bought for slightly less than USD 2. Ceviche (marinated raw fish) is a common dish on Peru’s Pacific coast, while slow-cooked beef and shredded chicken served in a creamy sauce (aji de gallina) are also equally popular. For something a little more unusual, try cuy, a local delicacy prepared with guinea pigs. Read our article on the best Peruvian foods.

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