Highlights

Map Cusco has the best destinations for your vacation in Peru and is a perfect option for those who love to hike; this paradisiacal geographical environment is very close to the extraordinary snowy mountain Ausangate, another reason to decide to do this adventure, which only takes 1 day.

  • • Pitumarca
  • • Pampachiri
  • • Vinicunca Mountain (Seven Colors Mountain)

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 1 days & - nights
  • Countries: (1) south central Peru
  • Experiences: Easy
  • Ages: 8 - 65
  • Starting Point: Cusco
  • Ending Point: Cusco
Introduction

To reach the Vinicunca (Seven Colors) mountain requires physical effort and beginning the tour very early because it takes time; starting the adventure at 3:00 am, it is possible to travel this route in a single day, making stops at typical villages and walking 4 hours uphill and 3 hours downwards, a route with a rugged geography, offers you to enjoy an awesome adventure day.

Day

At 3:00 am you will be picked up from the hotel in Cusco city and start the 3-hour tour in our tourist transportation; on the way we will pass through several small and very typical villages such as Checacupe and Pitumarka, where we will have 20 minutes for breakfast. Then we continue for another 30 minutes in the transport. The final stop will be in Pampachiri, located at 3.000 meters asl; there the professional guide will give us an initial explanation.
Then, we will begin our upward trek of 7 kilometers that will last 4 hours, heading to the Vinicunca Mountain, also known as Siete Colores (Seven Colors), due to its chromatic variety; around us we will have spectacular views of the imposing snowy Apu Ausangate.
.After taking lots of pictures, we start our descending hike that will take 3 hours; on the way we will make a stop to enjoy our lunch and reach the starting point, Pampachiri. From there we board again our transport, back to Pitumarca. After three hours, around 7:00 pm our grand adventure will finish at Cusco city’s Plaza de Armas (Main Square).

  • Night in Hotel or Hostal, Optional (not included)
  • Included: Professional guide | Breakfast lunch | Entrance ticket to the Vinicunca Mountain (Seven Colors Mountain) | Transportation Cusco - Pampachiri

EXTRA ACTIVITY: No time is available.

NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS FLEXIBLE FOR YOU TO MAKE CHANGES ACCORDING TO YOUR TIME AND NEED.

Pricing

Please know you can change or modify these tours however you deem necessary as all Machu Picchu Adventure itineraries are crafted just for you, to suit your individual interests and schedules. Interest in getting this trip completely customized.
Travel Prices Note
1 Classic Travel $ 78.00 USD
2 Luxury Travel $ 278.00 USD
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