Cusco & Vinicunca: The Colors Mountain 4 Nights

Destinations
  • Transfers in and out in Cusco.
  • 3-night accommodation in Cusco (03 breakfasts)
  • HD City Tour Cusco & Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park.
  • 1-night accommodation in Sacred Valley (01 breakfast)
  • FD Sacred Valley of the Incas (lunch included)
  • FD Machu Picchu by train Category Tourist (lunch included)
  • The Vinicunca Trek Includes:
  • Private transfer from/to hotel in Cusco.
  • Breakfast and lunch.
  • Snacks during all the trip.
  • Guide in regular service (English or Spanish)
  • Entrance to the Rainbow Mountain.
  • First Aid Kit and Oxygen
  • Transport, entrances, and guide in regular service (Spanish or English)
  • Notes:
  • The weather in the Andes can be unpredictable. Be prepared with warm clothes, sunscreen, 2 liters of water (per person), a hat, sunglasses, and camera.
  • The hike to the rainbow mountain is a challenging day of hiking. It will take a full day to complete and you are constantly at a high elevation (above 14,500ft/ 4500 meters). Make sure you are rested up to start this journey.
  • We recommend at least 2 days in Cusco or similar elevation to acclimatize. Remember to drink plenty of water the day prior to the hike.
  • Optional: Horseback available upon request, at an additional cost.
  • Air tickets, taxes, and surcharges.
  • International or domestic border taxes.
  • Meals and services not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Transfers in and out in Cusco.
  • 3-night accommodation in Cusco (03 breakfasts)
  • HD City Tour Cusco & Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park.
  • 1-night accommodation in Sacred Valley (01 breakfast)
  • FD Sacred Valley of the Incas (lunch included)
  • FD Machu Picchu by train Category Tourist (lunch included)
  • The Vinicunca Trek Includes:
  • Private transfer from/to hotel in Cusco.
  • Breakfast and lunch.
  • Snacks during all the trip.
  • Guide in regular service (English or Spanish)
  • Entrance to the Rainbow Mountain.
  • First Aid Kit and Oxygen
  • Transport, entrances, and guide in regular service (Spanish or English)
  • Notes:
  • The weather in the Andes can be unpredictable. Be prepared with warm clothes, sunscreen, 2 liters of water (per person), a hat, sunglasses, and camera.
  • The hike to the rainbow mountain is a challenging day of hiking. It will take a full day to complete and you are constantly at a high elevation (above 14,500ft/ 4500 meters). Make sure you are rested up to start this journey.
  • We recommend at least 2 days in Cusco or similar elevation to acclimatize. Remember to drink plenty of water the day prior to the hike.
  • Optional: Horseback available upon request, at an additional cost.
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  • Air tickets, taxes, and surcharges.
  • International or domestic border taxes.
  • Meals and services not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses.
Day 1

Cusco – City Tour & Archaeological Park.

At arrival assistance, and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, admire the wonderful pre-Hispanic and colonial legacy of Cusco city, an interesting journey where you will learn about Koricancha (Temple of the Sun), ancient place of worship to the Sun, God of the Incas, where the convent of Santo Domingo was built, gaze the beauty of Cusco city´s Main Square and admire the most representative sculptures and paintings of Cusco´s Art inside the cathedral. Touring the city suburbs, we will visit the Inca complexes of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puka Pukara and the impressive Sacsayhuaman Fortress, strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco, famous for its external walls built with huge stones cut and assembled with stunning precision. Accommodation in Cusco. Meals: None.

Day 2

Cusco/Sacred Valley Of The Incas.

Visit the Sacred Valley, a picturesque tour where you can see important archaeological remains, landscapes, and village customs. This tour starts with the first stop at Awanacancha Complex, here you can have the chance to feed Andean Camelids such as llamas and alpacas; you will also meet local people who will show their techniques for weaving in their sites. The tour will include the visit of the typical Pisaq Market where you can have the chance to shop or buy handicrafts and try the traditional costumes. Enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you’ll visit Ollantaytambo Fortress, made up by series of overlapped steps and terraces, built to protect the city from any invasion coming from the jungle through this part of the valley. You’ll have the opportunity to walk the narrow streets of the village and get a first-hand feeling of this military, religious and cultural center of the Inca Empire. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Sacred Valley. Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 3

Sacred Valley/ Machu Picchu/Cusco.

Live one of the most fascinating and extraordinary experiences of the world: touring Machu Picchu. The adventure begins by embarking on one of the most beautiful railway routes, go through picturesque Andean landscapes and enjoy the amazing lush jungle until you arrive at the Aguas Calientes town; here you´ll take the bus for a 30-minute drive along a zigzagging path leading to the marvelous citadel. Machu Picchu may have been home to Pachacutec, first Inca emperor and is now one of the New 7 Wonders of the modern world. Walk through passageways and alleys of the citadel, witness the architectonic greatness of the Inca Empire and Enjoy this unique place in the world. Take free time to enjoy the mystical energy and natural beauty of the site before returning to Aguas Calientes for lunch. In the afternoon, you will take your train back to Cusco. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Cusco. Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 4

Cusco/Vinicunca/Cusco

This fascinating adventure begins very early, the transfer from the hotel is at 3.00 am approx. to start a journey of 3 hours with private transportation at the beginning of the route. Upon arrival, we will take a hot breakfast before starting the walk. The walking tour to the mountain will take about 3 hours. Live a great journey through an undiscovered land of wild desert, precious landscapes, snow-capped peaks, a herd of alpacas. Walk in a vibrant green valley with the impressive Ausangate mountain that can be seen at the distance. You will experience first-hand how locals live in the mountains and even have a chance to speak with them. As you get closer to the Rainbow Mountain you will begin to see the first signs of the colored minerals that formed the painted hills. The guide will explain what makes up the existence of the Rainbow Mountain. Finally, with one last push, you will hike up to the point that gives a 360-degree view of the beautiful landscape that makes up this sacred land. You will have snacks on top and take a well-deserved break to soak up the vistas. After about an hour you will embark on your hike back to the trailhead (about 2.5 hours), where you will have an amazing lunch prepared by a private chef. Return to Cusco and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Cusco. Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 5

Cusco/Out

At according time transfer to the airport and board your flight to your next destination. Meals: Breakfast.