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RAINBOW MOUNTAIN – DAY TRIP

from $150.00

Rainbow Mountain:  This is one of the most famous attractions in Cusco and the second more visited one after Machu Picchu. This tour gives you the exciting experience on climbing a mountain over 16,000ft, where you will be able to see colourful landscapes, majestic glaciers, amazing and vibrant green valleys with herds of alpaca, the impressive Ausangate mountain range, you will experience first-hand how locals live in the mountains and on way back you will explore the majestic Red Valley. Be the first because of our scheduled

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Camping, Culture
    • Activity Level Moderate
    • Group Size Medium Group
    All about the RAINBOW MOUNTAIN – DAY TRIP.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Hiking in the most remote places off the beaten path.
    • Learn and interact with our native Tour Guides
    • Meet our multicultural team going with us Including women Porters and Chefs
    • We promote gender equality and Women´s empowerment
    • 2% of  the price you pay goes to support our Social Projects

    PRE-TREK BRIEFING

    “The tour guide will meet you at your hotel one day before your tour to give you a briefing. They will tell you all about your tour, and answer any questions you may have. It is important to us that you ask any questions you may have so the tour guide will get you ready for your amazing tour.”

    WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE.

    • Original Passport.
    • Immigration card.
    • Walking boots
    • Good backpack or daypack
    • Waterproof jacket.
    • Warm jacket, hat and gloves
    • Recyclable water container or camel bag
    • Sun hat + sunglasses
    • Sun protection cream
    • Camera and films.
    • Toiletries (toilet paper, wet wipes)
    • Personal medication.
    • Extra money for any emergency.

    OVERVIEW

    • DISTANCE: 8 km / 5 miles, 4 hours approx
    • Day1: Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley
    • Type of trek: Nature, Cultural and history adventure and much more.
    • Minimun Elevation: 4,600 m / 14,720 ft.
    • Maximun Elevation: 5,200 m / 16,640 ft.
    • Weather: From May to October dry season, from November to April wet season.
    • Departure Dates: Every Day.

     

    RECOMMENDATIONS: Hikers should be reasonably fit, and spend some time in Cusco to acclimate, we recommed at least 2 days in Cusco or some similiar elevation.

    Runas Expeditions working hard for your best trip of a lifetime.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Professional Tour Guide (english speaking)
    • Pick up from your hotel.
    • Transportation to the starting point of the trek and return to Cusco
    • Entrance fee for the Rainbow Mountain.
    • Dining tent with tables and chairs
    • Kitchen tent
    • Chef, porter.
    • Drinking water (boiled and filtered).
    • Hot water for washing.
    • Breakfast at the trailhead (buffet).
    • Lunch (buffet).
    • Rain poncho.
    • Trekking poles.
    • Toilet tent (chemical bath).
    • Rain covers for your backpacks.
    • First Aid kit and oxygen bottle
    • Pre-trek briefing.
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Tips to guide, chef, porter.
    1. Day 1 CUSCO – CUSIPATA – LLAQTO – RAINBOW MOUNTAIN – RED VALLEY - CUSIPATA - BACK TO CUSCO

      We will pick you up at your hotel around 02:15 am. Then we drive nearly 3 hours in our private van to the trailhead (Llaqto) where we will provide you box breakfast upon arrival to fuel up for the trek ahead of you. After enjoying our breakfast we start hiking. We will hike around 2 hours roughly until the top of the RAINBOW MOUNTAIN. On the way up you will have one of the most spectacular views on the planet. Once we reach the top of the Rainbow Mountain you will have time to explore the area and take pictures. We will spend approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour and your private guide will explain everything about this amazing place.

      After enjoying the Rainbow Mountains, we keep hiking in order to explore the majestic RED VALLEY which takes another 2 hours, also this is the trail who will take us back to the trailhead (Llaqto), where we catch our van, then we drive for one hour more to our Lunch spot Cusipata(3,250m/11,000feet) where you will be given delicious food by our professional chef and get back to Cusco arriving at your hotel around 03:00 pm roughly.

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    PRICES (private service)

    2 People:            $150 per person

    3 People:            $120 per person

    4 People:            $100 per person

    5 People:            $80 per person

    6 People:            $70 per person

    7 – 8 people:      $55 per person

    1. Why runas expeditions?

    RUNAS EXPEDITIONS is an experienced travel company, we are experts doing tours and you are our motivation; to show you our culture; You will have your best adventure and experience ever in PERU. We will work together to do your trip, hiking through the Andes to reach MACHUPICCHU or any other tours.
    Peru is one of the countries that has so many things to do as an adventure, so we offer you the best experiences ever in your lifetime. Whatever is your tour you will have the best adventures. All our tours are only and strictly operated by RUNAS EXPEDITIONS with our professional staff. we are located and based in Cusco, working more than 10 years in the tourism industry, we believe that we are in advance than any others tour companies because we really practice and educate the people to protect the environment and we really help to local people with giving jobs, and giving donations to the local children.  And we really care about our employees guides, chefs, porters, horsemen and all our staff. Runas Expeditions contributes to the Peruviangovernment with 19%taxes on all sales (overseas companies are exempt from paying this so do not contribute to the Peruvian economy in this aspect).
    All our tour guides are from university who speak English; they are very professional with a lot knowledgeable and a lot passion to their work.

    2. Do i need to be fit?

    Well all the treks Inca trail, Salkantay Trek, Lares Trek, Ausangate trek or whatever trek are moderately difficult, at least you need to train like go running, gym, hike a little bit or do any exercise. On the trail you will have enough time do anything, if you are hiking slow on the way that’s not problem take your time enjoy yourself because our tour guides will be ready to help at any times.
    Please when you will be going high altitudes, go slowly and steady and drink a lot water and of course drink the magical coca tea.

    3. How long in advance should I book for the Inca trail?

    Well all the treks Inca trail, Salkantay Trek, Lares Trek, Ausangate trek or whatever trek are moderately difficult, at least you need to train like go running, gym, hike a little bit or do any exercise. On the trail you will have enough time do anything, if you are hiking slow on the way that’s not problem take your time enjoy yourself because our tour guides will be ready to help at any times.
    Please when you will be going high altitudes, go slowly and steady and drink a lot water and of course drink the magical coca tea.

    4. How can I proceed to book a reservation for the Inca trail?

    Sending your main Departure date and back up date:
    You must provide us a main date and a backup date. By providing us with a main date and a backup date for your trek classic Inca Trail, you automatically authorize Runas Expeditions to use either of these dates for your reservation. Runas Expeditions within the next 24 hours, we will send you an electronic receipt confirming your trek has been officially booked and also to confirm the exact departure date of your trek. And will be required to make a deposit of 20% or 200$ USA of the total price of the Inca Trail. If you want more information just follow the website or contact us.

    4. How can I proceed to book a reservation for the Inca trail?

    Sending your main Departure date and back up date:
    You must provide us a main date and a backup date. By providing us with a main date and a backup date for your trek classic Inca Trail, you automatically authorize Runas Expeditions to use either of these dates for your reservation. Runas Expeditions within the next 24 hours, we will send you an electronic receipt confirming your trek has been officially booked and also to confirm the exact departure date of your trek. And will be required to make a deposit of 20% or 200$ USA of the total price of the Inca Trail. If you want more information just follow the website or contact us.

    5. How can I proceed to book a reservation for the altervative treks?

    The same as the Inca Trail, sending your departure date and backup date:
    You must provide us a main date and a backup date. By providing us with a main date and a backup date for your trek classic, you automatically authorize Runas Expeditions to use either of these dates for your reservation. Runas Expeditions within the next 24 hours, we will send you an electronic receipt confirming your trek has been officially booked and also to confirm the exact departure date of your trek and also you have to do a deposited of 200$ usa or 20% of the total price of the trip.

    6. How many days in advance is recommended to be in Cusco? How far in advance must one check in at the royal adventura office to guarantee the reservation?

    All the hiker from any treks, we high recommended to be in Cusco 2 or 3 days before doing the trek in order to acclimatize with high elevation. The last details about your trek (to pay the remaining balance) should be at the Runas Expeditions office at least two days prior to departure

    7. Do i need to send a deposit and how much do i need to deposit?

    Yes, you do. We use your deposit “Non- refundable’’ to pay official fees when making your official reservation. For example, we need to pay tourist and porters entrance fees and taxes (19%). We also use it to secure chefs, porters and horses for our different treks.
    You have to deposit US$200 per person for Inca Trail and US$200 per person for alternative trek or us $200 for any tours. 
    US$265 per person for Inca Trail + WaynaPicchu or for the Alternative trek + WaynaPicchu. 
    Please confirm if you want to climb WaynaPicchu as it needs to be booked well in advance too; this is US$65.00 per person there are 2 time sessions: 7 to 8am or 10 to 11am this also needs to be specified although you need to be flexible to either time.
     NOTE: The client will assume all transaction fees.

    8. Can i book group service or private?

    When you book as Group Service, you will meet people from different nationalities, different ages, and different culture minds, while you are hiking you don’t have to wait for the last one but you will wait at lunch place and camping site because you will share the same food, the same sleeping tents etc.
    When you book as Private Service, you will definitely have exclusive service with more details and surprise to you. You will travel just yourself not with other people to share thing, it will selected just two people for honeymooners, for family or a group of friends and normally the groups are small but they could be a big group.
    And also we included one way transportation from the airport to your hotel + sleeping bag.

    9. Is there a meeting before the trek or any tours?

    Of course there will be a meeting at Runas Expeditions office before doing any tours, where you will meet your tour guide, the rest of your group, and be provided with a clear information about your trek or any tours.

    10. Can i rent equiment from Runas expeditions?

    Yes, You can. Here you can rent sleeping bag, sleeping tens, trekking poles, inflammable matrass or air mattresses but we don’t rent hiking boots, rain jackets or other personal clothing.

    11. Can i rent an extra porter and how much will they carry for me?

    Runas Expeditions, you don’t have to pay for extra porter, we included in all our tour extra porter to carry 7 kilos per person (duffle bag), so we are the only tour company who provide this. You will carry just a small daypack.

    Have the best experience on this journey, visiting the Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley in our private service with the best guides, confortable transportation and the best food. Come with us and be the first people.

    1. Incredible views.
    2.  Backcountry adventure (Off The Beaten Path)
    3.  We included Rainbow Mountain & Red Valley
    4.  We included box breakfast & buffet lunch
    5.  Interact with locals
    6.  Fantastic Inca History.
    7.  Be the first on the rainbow Mountain.
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