Raimbow Mountain 1day
Tours to the Mountain of 7 colors (or rainbow mountain), is one of the most beautiful natural attractions located in Ausangate (WINICUNCA) is located in the Poblado de Pitumarca. The Apu Ausangate is considered by the NATIONAL GEOGRAFIC as one of the 100 places to visit before you die
On the way to the mountain of colors you can see very beautiful natural landscapes with winding roads and its mountains with snow-capped mountains and you can also enjoy small typical towns.
Being on the mountain of colors 5,100 meters above sea level is an unforgettable experience from where you can appreciate the magnitude of this natural beauty.
Ausangate Mountain of colors 1 day: On occasions the shades of its colors may vary according to the weather when it is sunny its colors are very bright and clear when it is cloudy its colors are more subdued.
You can also see a variety of camelids, birds such as Huallatas, Andean Condor, Killichu and the vizcachas in flora the Ichu (straw) La Yareta, El Huaracco.
Ausangate (Awsanqati Quechua name) is the fifth highest mountain in Peru, its maximum altitude is 6,372 meters above sea level. It is located 100 kilometers from Cusco, the historical capital of Peru.
There is a hike through the Ausangate mountain and it is considered adventure, experiential and landscape tourism since there are beautiful landscapes with snow-capped mountains with rock formations and its lagoons with a variety of colors this hike varies between 4 and 6 days for more information contact us.
- 4:00 a.m. hotel transfer
- 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. 3 hour trip to the foothills of Mount Ausangate
- 7:30 am breakfast
- 8 am – 3 pm mountain hike ausangate
- 3:30 pm Return transportation to Cusco
- 7pm arrival in Cusco – Peru
3.30 am transfer from the hotel to the passengers to board the transport and then a trip for 3 hours passing Urcos and Checacupe and arriving at the typical town of Pitumarca where we enjoy a delicious breakfast and continue for an hour by road and with a very beautiful landscape you can see a small canyon and finally we arrive at Chillca (Ocefina).
7.30 am approx. We provide ourselves with what we need and if necessary rent the horses and start our adventure, the hike up is 3 hours approx. on the way approx. After about 30 minutes, the residents offer us a welcome and offer us their services as muleteers and their horses, continuing with the walk, we appreciate snow-capped mountains and wonderful landscapes in the distance, we will pass through a town called Machuracay and finally we arrive at the mountain of colors from the most part high you can appreciate this attractive landscape in its magnitude and hear the whistle of the wind and sometimes with snowfall a unique and incomparable spectacle surrounded by snow-capped mountains and the Apus which guardians surround this wonder. After appreciating and taking photos we start the return with a 2 hour walk arriving in Pitumarca, lunch and return to the city of Cusco arriving approx. 6.30 pm.
End of the services of Tours Peru Machu Picchu.
Recommendations for the tour
- Water bottle
- Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
- Rain poncho
- Clothing for the cold
- Walking sticks
- Shoe trek
Important Note for the tours: At the agreed time, the night before the Ausangate Rainbow Mountain 1 day tour, you will have a talk at your hotel with our professional guide from Tours Peru Machu Picchu – Sacred Land Adventures travel agency tour operator Cusco Peru.
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Peru Ausangate (Mountain colors), we are here, we all exist. We give him offerings and he gives us everything in return. Ausangate takes care of everything, animals and people. Thanks to Ausangate, there are plenty of animals and food, because we make offerings to him Ausangate Trek.
Ausangate has always been like that. He gave us all those things. He gives us potatoes and chuño. In ancient times, the shamans gave the best offerings, k’intus to the Apus of Peru.
Ausangate Trek in Peru:
In the Andes of Southern Peru, the high mountains are considered the most powerful of the traditional deities. Ausangate is the highest and the most respected mountain worshipped from Cuzco to Lake Titicaca. From its snows, sacred waters flow past Machu Picchu to the Amazon Peru.
Quechua Ausangate Trek in Peru:
Quechua people who live on the slopes of Ausangate (Mountain colors) have maintained their way of life largely unknown to the outside world and in close relationship to the mountain Ausangate, much as their ancestors did before them.
Ausangate, at 20,800’ is a sacred peak or Apu, a powerful mountain inspiring the lives and rituals of the Quechua. Qoyllulr Rit’I, the largest pilgrimage in Peru, draws thousands of people to Ausangate each year to make offerings and in return to receive the Ausangate mountain’s blessings.
Well, I grew up looking at Ausangate (Mountain colors), since my childhood knowing that it is the most important peak that all the people watch for signs to find out what is going on. Is the snow too deep? Is the snow too low? We observe the relationship of the sun’s direction in specific times of the year, like this. But most important it is the Apu of the Cusco region, and the owner of this entire region Ausangate.
Travelers has been traveling to Ausangate (Mountain colors) for over twenty years walking. Each year, she returns to study the textiles, the rituals, to visit her many godchildren and the weavers, and to work as a trekking guide in Peru.
Ausangate is a sacred Apu, it’s a mountain spirit and when you’re here you have no doubt that that’s exactly what it is, it’s so powerful Ausangate (Mountain colors). And the Quechua people who live around it, they have this relationship to it, they’re connected to the wind and the thunder and you never know from year to year when you come back, what will have changed in mountain Ausangate (Mountain colors).
Departure TimeWe will pick you up at your hotel at 4:00 am
Return TimeArrival in the city of Cusco at 7:00 pm
IncludedTransfer from the hotelRound trip transportation01 breakfast, 01 lunch, snacksProfessional guide for ausangate trek - rainbow mountain
Not IncludedTips on tripsPorter or horse for ausangate trekExtra expenses that are not in the contract
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