Day 1: Cusco – Llacto – Rainbow Mt – Llacto – Cusco
Your guide will get you at the brilliant hour of 4:00 am and start our staggering Rainbow Mountain Visit Experience. We set out on our 3-hour picturesque drive through the South Valley. En route, there are astonishing views of old Inca patios, actually utilized for cultivating, valleys, and rough mountains.
When we arrive at the trailhead, we have an outing breakfast prior to starting our hike along a streaming stream. You will be intrigued by the groups of alpacas and llamas surrounding you. You will have nonstop views of the Sacred Ausangate Mountain as we climb through various towns and connect with the native individuals, who are as yet carrying on with their customary ways of life.
We arrive at our spot – the Rainbow Mountains (5,020m/16,466ft) following a 90-minute climb up. Subsequent to being awed by the magnificence, you have the opportunity to investigate the region. You can take pictures and relish the experience. We will spend roughly 30 minutes at the top. Right now, we climb for an additional 1 hour back down the manner in which we came. Our confidential van will be hanging tight for us when we return.
After lunch, we will start our beautiful 3-hour drive back to Cusco and drop you off at your Cusco inn, showing up around 4 pm, contingent upon how quickly you climb and how long you wish to remain at the Rainbow Mountain site.
What is in included the Rainbow Mountain Tour?
- Private transportation to/ from your hotel in Cusco ( Door to Door service).
- Fluent English/ Spanish speaking expert trekking guide
- Fees to access private land
- First aid kit & emergency oxygen
- All entrances
- Everything will be in a small group of up to 8 people.
What is not included in the Rainbow Mountain Tour?
- Horse for one-way or round trip
- Travel Insurance
Price & Availability
|NUMBER OF PERSONS||PRICE|
|1 person||$170 USD per person|
|2 to 3 persons||$77 USD per person|
|4 to 5 persons||$67 USD per person|
|6 to 8 persons||$57 USD per person|
- If you desire, a horse can be rented for the trip from locals when you arrive for about 25 USD. You must bring cash Peruvian Soles for the indigenous locals who rent their horses.
Please read the following information carefully. It will help with your questions about our services and the Rainbow Mountain Tour.
ARRIVAL IN CUSCO
We will get you from the airport in Cusco and take you to your hotel in Cusco. If it’s not too much trouble, let us in on your flight details something like 14 days before your arrival. Our team member will hold an orange sign saying Apple Travel outside the arrival terminal. You should leave the terminal to find our representative as they can’t enter. (If it’s not too much trouble, let us know whether your hotel is in the Sacred Valley so we can make the important arrangements).
Your briefing will take place the night before the trek at 6 pm at our office, which is located at Calle Garcilaso 2010 Office 2012.
CAN I STORE MY LUGGAGE AT YOUR OFFICE?
ABSOLUTELY! During the Rainbow Mountain Tour, your main luggage can be stored at our office or your hotel, both are free.
HOW TO BOOK THE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TOUR?
To start with, to book your Rainbow Mountain Visit, we really want you to finish up our booking form by tapping on BOOK NOW on our main page or clicking here – BOOK NOW.
If it’s not too much trouble, be prepared with the accompanying information (FROM Every Member of your group). We can’t buy a Rainbow Mountain Trip entrance tickets without the following details:
- Personal information (your full name, exactly as it appears on your passport):
- Passport number
- D.O.B. (dd/mm/yyyy)
WHAT IS THE WEATHER LIKE ON THE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TOUR?
The weather conditions are truly unpredictable and it’s difficult to say with full confidence, aside from the way that it will be cold at the most noteworthy highest section of the journey. With the RAINBOW Mountain Trip, we enthusiastically suggest you bring some comfortable and warm garments with great rain gear in your day backpack, particularly in the stormy season, there can be snow or downpour.
WHAT ABOUT ALTITUDE SICKNESS ON RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TOUR?
For certain guests, the first hours in Cusco can be summed up as shortness of breath, uneasiness in the body, dazedness, headaches, stomachaches, and in any event, heaving. As extraordinary specialists in natural medication, the Incas utilized coca leaves to check soroche, Quechua for high-height sickness.
Don’t do anything other than rest
Assuming that you venture out from Lima to Cusco, the impact can be quick. This absence of oxygen, experimentally known as hypoxia, starts to show itself at 7,874 ft (2,399 m) above ocean level. That is the reason just in the wake of arriving in Cusco, guests can feel exhausted and experience issues strolling. It is prudent to make an effort not to stress about the main day and, if conceivable, rest the initial hours to assist the body with adapting to the elevation
How really do individuals feel following an evening of drinking? Parched. That is the way you’ll feel when you show up in Cusco. As currently expressed, the body gets dried out rapidly at high heights. It is suggested you hydrate previously and during your trip to Cusco. Additionally, stay away from heavy feasts since your stomach takes more time to process food at high heights. An eating routine of low proteins and high carbs is fitting.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE THERE PER GROUP?
The maximum group size is 8 individuals. Our groups are typically between 2-6 individuals. Apple Travel Peru has expertise in a SMALL PRIVATE group and offers customized assistance. We can also accommodate private trips and huge group trips. Group pricing is available if your group is 4 or more people.
IS THE TREK DIFFICULT, DO I NEED TO BE FIT?
Indeed, it is a troublesome trek because of the great height and a few segments can be steep, you arrive at an elevation of 5,100 meters/16,732ft. You should be in a somewhat great physical state and have the opportunity and willpower to change in accordance with the elevation prior to going on the trip.
In preparation: have a go at strolling 15 km in a day or go to the fitness club in the months paving the way to the journey. It is likewise essential to be very much adjusted to the height. Attempt to spend at least 3 days in Cusco (3,350m/11,047ft) prior to beginning the trip.
WHAT OCCURS ASSUMING THAT I CAN’T COMPLETE THE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN HIKE?
In the improbable situation that you can’t complete the journey because of a medical problem, Apple Travel Peru will help you to the closest town for assistance with transportation. In the event that you can’t complete it because of weakness, you can hire a horse. We always have oxygen on the trek for any respiratory issues. In outrageous cases, a helicopter gets can be sorted out on your own. (Travel insurance required). There are no refunds in the improbable circumstance that you can’t complete the journey.
If you’re content with the services we provide, a tip – however not necessary – but is valued. While it may not be customary in your country, it’s of extraordinary importance for individuals who will take care of you during the journey. It moves them to give brilliant help and is a dug-in element of the travel industry across numerous Apple Travel Peru destinations. Obviously, you are allowed to tip however much you feel is suitable.
ARE WE SUSTAINABLE?
Indeed, we are a local, sustainable, and dependable tour operator for that we integrate the universal standards of the travel industry which is to safeguard the climate and advantage the local communities by respecting their way of life and religion. Considering this, we have prepared all our local staff to be aware and comprehend, and regard the places and the nearby individuals.
WHAT TO BRING FOR A DAY HIKE?
- A lightweight, waterproof day pack
- Sturdy hiking boots
- Warm clothes and hiking pants, not jeans
- Layers of clothes for variable temperatures
- Camera with extra film and batteries
- Sun protection: sunscreen, sunhat, sunglasses
- Thermals, wool socks, gloves, scarf, wool hat
- Insect repellent
- Waterproof clothing and or a rain poncho
- Reusable water bottles (please do not bring disposable)
- Personal medical kit
- Extra money for souvenirs, drinks, tips
- Walking sticks (rentable)
- Favorite snacks
- Toilet paper
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