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Rainbow Mountain Cusco

#100 of 1,099 Tours in Cusco
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Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Welcome to Rainbow Mountain Cusco Journey through an undiscovered land of wild desert landscapes, snow capped peaks, herds of alpaca, and arrive at the ultimate destination - The “Rainbow Mountain” hidden deep in the Andes. Throughout your journey...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Urb. Balconcillo k - 10, Cusco 08004, Peru
+51 966 747 459
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Reviewed yesterday

Moderate hike! Early wake up wherever you are and fairly longwalk. It can be cold and windy, gets warmer when it gets later (if the sun is up). It´s not the easisest trail because of the altitude. Especially the last part. Just take it slow...More

Thank Marii P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked through trip advisor / viator. The guide was friendly and accommodating. Even if we were the last ones, he waited for us and kept on encouraging us. The hike was extremely difficult due to the altitude. We were lucky as it was a...More

2  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I reserved a private hike with Exploor to the alternative route to see rainbow mountain. Carlos was our driver and he was super safe driver. In addition, another Carlos was our guide and he was super attentive, patient, sharp, and fun. We...More

2  Thank ktjf07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend alternate rainbow mountain hike with Exploorperu! The view was stunning all throughout the hike but especially at the top! My friend has altitude sickness day before the tour and Erik from Exploorperu was very understanding and gave us many tips to help with...More

1  Thank Clara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the Rainbow Mountain with my family and it was an amazing experience it was very challenging but at the end it worth it. My children used horse in the hardest part but me and my wife did it walking. I recommend everybody to...More

Thank l0gt00z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First - this is not an easy hike. I'm what I would consider an average ability 42 year old female hiker. I'm fairly active but do not run races or work out daily, but I work out some and enjoy hiking. This was one of...More

1  Thank lrltshw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I took the day trip from Cusco with hotel pick up. Rainbow Mountain is beautiful, but difficult (and I am an experienced hiker and endurance runner). Bring adequate water and nutrition as well as hiking equipment for a long, sunny, sandy hike...More

4  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rainbow Mountain is promoted as the new great thing in Peru. Personally, I found it was a bit underwhelming. It was a 2.5 hour minibus ride from Cusco. Once you arrive the trek route up was not particularly inspiring. Many of if the images you...More

Thank Paggo5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Good service thanks to the guide marcó i had an unforgettable expeience not planned which was out of my expectations thanks Eidli tours

Thank Reynaldo T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to go to the alternative not only because it looked incredible but more because of the amout of other touristic groups that are there - 0. I was amazed how this place is still not as popular as the touristic Rainbow Mountain, but...More

1  Thank TashaA84
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Erin H
August 16, 2018|
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Response from 101Holidayer | Reviewed this property |
There were 4 of us and 2 were bigger men. They paid 60 soles round trip and us 2 smaller women paid $50 soles round trip. We had hired a guide for the day and he did the bartering. He charged us $100 soles for the ride there... More
Erin H
August 16, 2018|
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no sol
Jasmine R
August 5, 2018|
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Response from srisantoso06 | Reviewed this property |
When you get out from the bus walking about 300 steps there are horses to be hired $60 one way $90 round trip.