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Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley Trek 3 days: Greatest Ausangate Trekking

  • TIMING: 3 days 2 nights.
  • DEPARTURE DATES: The date that higher go well with you
  • TYPE OF TOUR: Journey And Cultural.
  • TRANSPORT: bus and Trekking.
  • DIFFICULTY: Average to problem / 7 of 10 as a result of altitude.
  • MY OWN TENT: In case you are a solo traveler and would favor to have your individual single tent for this Trek, you’ll want to advise us please throughout the  reserving course of (Further US$ 30) for the whole trek.


  • Go to the countryside communities.
  • Discover the Andes of Peru.
  • Expertise Journey trekking subsequent to snow-caped mountain and glacier lagoons.
  • Go to the Rainbow Mountain.


All departures for 3-Day Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley Trek are assured, so when you’ve booked you might be positive you’re going! This assure offers you the arrogance to e book your entire journey preparations and easily look ahead to your vacation.


1st Day.- Drive a automotive from Cusco to Tinki then trek to Upis.

Choose up out of your lodge in Cusco and journey by automotive for 4-hours till the village of Tinki. Trekking for 4-hours to the Camp of Tinki

2th Day.- Trek from Upis campa to Ananta Camp.

Right now is the toughest day however stunning. We’ll trek over the very best go (5,000masl). Get pleasure from nice views of the Ausangate Mountain and glacier lagoons situated within the baes of the Mountain.

3th Day.- Trek From Ananta camp to Ranbow Mountain after which to Purple valley and return to Cusco.

Early starting and stroll towards the most well-liked Mountain of Peru. The Rainbow Mountain; discover in and proceed the trek see the Purple Valley; the proceed to “Qesiunu” Group the place shall be ready our automotive and return to Cusco.

Detailed Trek Itinerary for 3-Day Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley Trek

Info previous to the stroll: The day earlier than your quick hike to Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley Trek 3 days, your information gives you a full pre-hike briefing at your lodge in our workplace, and you may take the chance to ask questions in regards to the hike route and make closing preparations. Additionally, you will obtain your duffel bag so you may pack your gear for the trek. Maintain this in thoughts when reserving your Cusco journey plans, ensuring you arrive on time for the briefing.

Day 1: Cusco – Upis

We are going to choose you up out of your lodge in Cusco at 6:30 am, then we’ll drive in our non-public van for 3 hours by means of totally different picturesque villages and delightful landscapes to the village of Tinki. The place we’ll cease to buy the final gadgets for the trek, then we’ll proceed one hour by automotive to starting level of the path, the place we’ll meet our native muleteers, horses and put together for the journey of the trek to Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley in 3-Days. Lunch we’ll be served at the start of the trek as a result of disponible of fresh water. After lunch we’ll relaxation after which proceed the trek steadily up for 4-hours following the excessive valley inhabited by llamas and alpacas with gorgeous views of Ausangate Mountain, we’ll arrive at our first Camp and luxuriate in a deserved tea time. After which you can relaxation or discover the surrounds of the camp till 7:00pm; time when our scorching dinner shall be served in our eating room tent.

  • Climbing Time: 4 – 5 hours
  • Climbing Distance: 12 km / 7.46 miles
  • Highest Level: 4,350mt / 14,272ft
  • In a single day Lodging: Tenting amenities
  • Meals: Lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner

Day 2.- Upis – Anantapata.

Right now is the toughest day as a result of distance and the altitude. Get up fairly early with coca tea or espresso delivered to your tent by our prepare dinner, then put together your duffle bag for the horses and luxuriate in a scrumptious breakfast within the eating room tent, with an exquisite dawn over the height of the glacier and the mountains. After a hearty breakfast, we’ll start our hike on a gently up for two hours to achieve the primary go known as Paso Arapa 4,800m/ 15,748ft, at this level we shall be impressed with the spectacular views of the eroded mountains and highland valleys, we will even have the chance to see vicuñas and condors. After taking some pictures, we descend for one hour and a half to our lunch place positioned subsequent to the picturesque lagoon known as “Comerccocha”; a spot with gorgeous views of Ausangate Mountain, large lake and birds overflying the world.

After Lunch, we’ll proceed our hike on a gently sloping path for one hours roughly; then the path will get steeper however the views are extra stunning with many lagoons beneath and snowcapped mountains above. (uphill and downhill), by means of a blue valley of glacial lakes and waterfalls. This a part of the trek is scenic, with unimaginable landscapes and delightful glacial lakes reminiscent of Yana Qocha (Black Lake) and Puca Qocha (Purple Lake). After 2-hours hike, we attain to Puncakasa go at 5,000 meters above sea stage (16,404 toes). This go affords unimaginable views and once we attain the highest, we shall be rewarded with 360-degree views of one of the vital unimaginable landscapes on the planet, in addition to spectacular views of the Ausangate Mountain from behind and the “Vilcanota” mountain vary going into totally different and colourful instructions. hills surrounded by steep mountain peaks with the good valley beneath. After conquering the go, we proceed by means of a inexperienced valley filled with alpacas and llamas, if we’re fortunate, we might even see an Andean condor or the uncommon vicuña. The stroll after the go, shall be for 2-Hours till the camp of “Anantapata 4650m/15256ft.

  • Climbing Time: 8 – 9 hours
  • Climbing Distance: 16km / 9.95 miles
  • Highest Level: 5,000mt. / 16,404ft.
  • Lowest Level: 4,600mt. / 15,092ft.
  • In a single day Lodging: Tenting amenities
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner
  • Stage of problem: Difficult

Day 3.- Anatapata – Rainbow Mountain – Purple Valley – Cusco

Right now is an exquisite day as we take pleasure in a dawn on prime of Rainbow Mountain whereas mountaineering one of the vital stunning trails within the area of Cusco. This morning we’ll rise up very early for breakfast. Then we’ll climb for 1-hour to the very best pas known as “Warmisaya Go” 4985m/16355ft. then we descent half hour and proceed 1-hour mild as much as the perspective of the Rainbow Mountain and savor this spectacular and distinctive place As soon as we arrive, we’ll take pleasure in this distinctive and spectacular place earlier than the location will get crowded, and expertise the Rainbow Mountain in all its glory with solitude, then descend the valley to achieve our lunch spot. After lunch we’ll say goodbye to our muleteers, cooks and at last we’ll return to Cusco and switch to your lodge. We often arrive in Cusco round 6:00pm.

  • Climbing Time: 4 – 5 hours
  • Climbing Distance: 8km / 4.97 miles
  • Highest level: 4985m/16355ft.
  • Lowest Level: 4,500mt. / 14,764ft.
  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch


Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley Trek 3 days Contains:

  • A pre-trek briefing 1-2 days earlier than your trek.
  • One English-speaking information. 2 guides shall be supplied if the group is over 8 folks.
  • Personal transport from Cusco to the trailhead.
  • Personal transport to return to Cusco and switch to your lodge.
  • Horses and Horseman guides. Horses are for carrying provides and seven kg / 14 kilos of your private gadgets in duffle bag that we offer.
  • An rising horse that escorts us alongside the best way.
  • Tenting gear alongside the Rainbow Mountain path.
  • Entrance payment to Ausangate Nationwide Park, Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley.
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 snack, 3 lunches, 2-afternoon tea time
  • 4-person capability tents. 2 folks shall be assigned per tent.
  • Foam sleeping mattress.
  • Water provide (boiled) after each meal.
  • Eating tent with camp tables and chairs.
  • A duffle bag, to place in your private belonging, which shall be carried by pack horses.
  • First Support Package & oxygen bottle.
  • All native taxes.


  • Sleeping bag, (you would possibly lease from us US$ 20 for the whole trek).
  • Climbing poles (you would possibly lease from us US$ 10 for total trek).
  • Gratuities for the crew (muleteers, prepare dinner, information).
  • Private bills.
  • Journey insurance coverage, we strongly suggest you to carry copies with you of journey and medical insurance to guard.


US$ 420 Per Individual

  • Primarily based on Double / Triple lodging


For 3-day Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley Trek we’ll require a non-refundable trek deposit of U$120 per particular person. The deposit might be despatched by a WESTERN UNION or to our BANK ACCOUNT cash switch. That is the quickest and most safe type of cost in Peru.

The cash switch needs to be within the identify of SUNRISE PERU TREK TOUR OPERATOR E.I.R.L. When you arrive in Cusco you could pay the remaining steadiness in money previous to starting your tour. We settle for each US {Dollars} and Peruvian Soles (native forex). Any query please contacts us right here.

What to carry for Rainbow Mountain and Purple Valley Tour?

  • Unique passport and legitimate worldwide pupil card (ISIC, if relevant), some copies.
  • Journey insurance coverage (and a few copies).
  • Sleeping bag (suggestion is a ranking of at the very least minus 15°c.)
  • Sleeping bag lining.
  • Strolling footwear (waterproof). Sneakers are acceptable however anticipate to get moist
  • Lengthy-sleeved shirts to keep away from sunburn.
  • Rubber coated trekking poles. With out rubber linings, they may have restricted use.
  • Snug garments for strolling, together with heat garments for the evening.
  • Rest room paper and tissues.
  • Lighthouse.
  • Water bottle or canteen.
  • US {dollars} and Peruvian soles in money.
  • Solar hat, cap, hat and heat gloves for the night.
  • Climbing pants.
  • Climbing socks.
  • Sunscreen and sun shades.

Day backpack.- We give you a sports activities bag, to place in it private gadgets that aren’t going for use throughout the day, and it is going to be carried by pack horses, and you will have a small backpack to hold your water, your snacks, your digicam, your rain gear, sunscreen and bug repellent, remedy each day.

Rain gear you could have rain gear.- April to October is the dry season and November to March is the wet season. Keep in mind that it could rain at any time of the 12 months within the cloud forest and within the Peruvian Andes. The climate it is rather changeable and unpredictable, additionally it is good to have rain pants, as a result of a poncho won’t be sufficient)

Private first support package.- We suggest that you simply carry anti-inflammatory tablets (ibuprofen), aspirin for complications or muscle ache and blister package.). Additionally, some physician’s remedy suggestions for parasites and bacterial abdomen infections (tablets like ciprofloxacin for micro organism and metronidazole, tinidazole) and for altitude illness (altitude illness) Diamox and ciprofloxacin.



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