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Rainbow Mountains Altitude & Location

Rainbow Mountain Hike

The fascinating Rainbow Mountain Peru forms part of cordillera Vilcanota, located approximately 100kms to the south of Cusco city, in the proximity of the spectacular Mt Ausangate in the Peruvian Andes. The recently discovered Rainbow Mountains Cusco is an stunning geological formation situated between equally multicolored mountains, called by the locals as Apu Vinicunca, at the altitude of 5100m/16500ft above sea level. For travelers planning to visit this incredibly amazing Rainbow Mountain Peru is suggested an accurate acclimatization of 2 or 3 days before to travel to see it. it is only accessible trekking or riding a horse. The beginning part of the trip you travel by car for 3 hours, until you reach the trail-head at the altitude of 4,326 m / 14,189 ft. So sometimes the rainbow Mountain trek becomes a true challenge trip, specially for people coming from the sea level or lower altitude cities. But in case you are not fit enough to trek to the Rainbow Mountain Peru, you have the great option of riding a horse for an additional cost. Top Peru Trips has designed the Rainbow Mountain Trip by horse, as the great option of travel for people not able to trek in the high altitude, for any additional information you should check out our Rainbow Mountain options and contact us.

To get a good additional information we invite you to read our articles of Rainbow Mountain trekking which will provide you a complete info on how to prepare a trip to this incredible Rainbow Mountain Peru.

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Rainbow Mountain Peru – Vinicunca Trek Options