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Rainbow Mountain Trek provided by Bamba

Rainbow Mountain Trek
4.5
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from RM 325.44 per adult
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
You'll begin your day with an early pick-up from your hotel between 5:30 and 6:00 am. We will travel by car for approximately 2 hours to Cusipata-Paucarpata, where we will have an included breakfast. After breakfast, we will continue until the control point where we will observe the snowy peak, Wiñay Ritty (Forever Young). We will walk through beautiful landscapes until we reach the Rainbow Mountain (5020 meters above sea level). Here, we will enjoy all the colourful and magnificent views, including a panoramic view of the mountain of Seven Colors. You will have enough time to rest and take pictures. After that, we walk back to Llaqto, where our vehicle will be waiting for us and we will have lunch. After lunch, we will depart back to Cusco where we will arrive at approximately 6:30 pm. Your adventure comes to an end with a drop-off in central Cusco.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 11413P71
Call +60 392125427
Important information
Inclusions
Roundtrip Transport Cuzco - Chilca • Breakfast & Lunch • Professional English/Spanish Speaking Guide • Oxygen Tank • Breakfast • Lunch
Exclusions
Optional Horseback Riding for Trek • Other Meals/Drinks • Personal Expenses • Tips • Travel Insurance
Duration
12h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Roundtrip Transport Cuzco - Chilca • Breakfast & Lunch • Professional English/Spanish Speaking Guide • Oxygen Tank • Breakfast • Lunch
Exclusions
Optional Horseback Riding for Trek • Other Meals/Drinks • Personal Expenses • Tips • Travel Insurance
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
12h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Please note that this hike is demanding and at high altitude. It is recommended that travellers are in good physical condition.
While this trek is available year-round, we recommend avoiding the rainy season (November - March) when there will be less visibility on the trek, potentially obscuring the amazing views.
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
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Katie & Ryan
1 contribution
Well organized tour of the beautiful Rainbow Mountain
Jan 2020
My fiancée and I had been wanting to do this trek since our last visit to Peru in 2018. We had a previous good experience with Bamba and wanted to go ahead with them for this new adventure.

Bamba ran an incredibly organized tour that considered the needs of its group. They were on time and picked us up early considering the weather on the mountain during their rainy season.

They made sure we knew the day's itinerary and breakfast and lunch were included to make sure we had plenty of energy to hike up to the summit. It was a fabulous day run by an excellent tour company.
Written 5 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

PuuKaua
Cleveland, OH162 contributions
Touristy Winikunka
Was originally booked to do the 2D/1N version of Rainbow Mountain after my Inka Trail 4D to Machu Picchu. But this excursion got cancelled due to high river waters at the van crossing (December/rainy season). So Bamba offered me and I took the 1D excursion instead. Was one of 4 visitors out of 15 in our group who decided to hike up and back the entire way (instead of relying on the horses). While I enjoyed the trail and cursed the altitude (16,500+ ft at top), I didn't really care for the breakfast and lunch stops so much (would rather have skipped) and the briefing & discussion were a bit hard to understand in English. Still, I would (and have) recommended that people do this hike especially before it all gets overrun with tourists as serious building construction at the trailhead continue (a/o Dec 2019).
Written 3 January 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Connor J
14 contributions
Well done Bamba
Sep 2019
A perfectly organized trek with our group. Our guide Percy was excellent and was attentive throughout. We definitely recommend them.
Written 25 November 2019
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Sarah R
3 contributions
Rainbow mountain 2 day trek
Oct 2019 • Friends
Fantastic experience. The views you see on this trip are breathtaking. We had a great tour guide Anderson quispe sandoval, who was very knowledgeable and patient with us. Id say definitely take your time because of the change in altitude, slow and steady definitely won it for us. A great trip.
Written 15 October 2019
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Katie J
1 contribution
2D/1N trek
Jul 2019 • Friends
We were told to meet at 6:15 and our guide did not arrive until 6:50, only me and my friend on the tour so no real excuse. Nice walk on day one, when we arrived at the camp the sleeping bags (which we paid extra for) were definitely not made for the -10 degree weather. Tour guide luckily gave us extra blankets and moved our tent inside mud hut so we were slightly warmer however if there were more people in the group this wouldn’t have been possible. How can Bamba charge customers for sleeping bags which are not suitable for the trip? Rainbow mountain trek was good but trip ruined by sleeping arrangement. Would not recommend the over night stay - would recommend one day trip to rainbow mountain.
Written 27 July 2019
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nena
Dallas, TX29 contributions
Rainbow Trek heaven with Bamba!
Mar 2019 • Friends
This was really such a unique trek! I've done a lot of trekking in the Cusco area, and in Nepal, but this was so different! The whole organization was spot on, and I could not recommend Bamba more! Thanks to the whole team for making this so memorable and fun! Highly recommend it!
Written 14 May 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Herman O
Trondheim, Norway1 contribution
2D/1N Rainbow Mountain Trek
Apr 2019 • Friends
In short, two days of wonderful but tough experiences, trekking the Andes at 4300-5100 meters height, but also exploring the rural communities and towns along the way.

The greatest part of seeing the Rainbow Mountains was not necessarily seeing the Rainbow Mountains, but rather getting an impression of the vast and majestic Andes mountaint range, narrated by our great guide Nico. Parts of the trip took place in inca and pre-inca ruins as stopping points on the way to the mountains and back, also walking among rural fields and into a local "pub" for chicha.

Apart from the guide Nico, a huge thanks is forwarded to the rest of the staff: the driver Yordy. and Chef Saqra Grimaldo with his assistent Cecilio, making for great culinary experiences along the way.

HOWEVER : Acclimatizing is key. We spent four days in Cuzco and Aguas Calientes before the trek, but even so most of us were struck by altitude sickness the first day.
Written 1 May 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Henrik Storesund
1 contribution
Climbing the Rainbow Mountain
Apr 2019 • Friends
Walking in the Andean mountains left a majestic and gorgeous impression. This terrain is like nowhere else on the planet! In addition to this, our guide Nico was able to tell us numerous details and interesting facts about the history of Peru, the inka culture and the life in the Andean mountains. Very inspiring! The team served us traditional Peruvian meals, which I had never tasted before and found very tasty.
Written 30 April 2019
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Thomas Christiansen
1 contribution
Rainbow mountains
Apr 2019 • Friends
Had two wonderful days in the Andean Mountains with a nice crew (had our own chef, Grimaldo, which made excellent food and Cecilio as chef's assistant, tour guide, named Nico and the driver Yordy). Very beatuiful terrain, good explanations and nice views. Astonishing feeling reaching over 5000 meters above the ocean. The trek lasted 2D/1N and was arranged by Bamba.
Written 30 April 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Magnus
1 contribution
Two-Day Rainbow Mountain Trek
Apr 2019 • Friends
We had two fantastic days with Nico, Grimaldo, Cecilio and Yordy on the Rainbow mountain trek. The trip was very authentic and well organized, and the food amazing. Apart from at the very top of the Rainbow mountain, we encountered very few other tourists, heightening the experience.
Written 30 April 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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