Cerro Colorado Vinicunca

cusco, peru


Cerro Colorado Vinicunca

cusco, peru

Famous for: Adventure, Outdoor Activities, Hiking, Mountains, Nature, Wildlife Parks, Day Trips
Cerro Colorado Vinicunca or Winikunka, the rainbow mountain will bring glitter in your eyes in first sight. The journey to reach this mountain is full of adventure and thrill although at times it gets tiring but it is worth the pain. Explore these mountains in the dry months between May and September to have the best experience.
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Vinicunca, popular as the Rainbow Mountain, is the fourth largest mountain in Peru located in the district of Pitumarca. It is located on the road to the Ausangate mountain. Cerro Colorado Vinicunca is popular for hiking among adventure enthusiasts.

Hiking Time. 2.5 – 3.5 hours to the summit.
Starting Altitude. 14,160 feet
Ending Altitude. 17,060 feet
Length. 7 km to the summit, 7 km back on the same path.
Difficulty: Medium to Difficult (his hike has stretches with a high degree of difficulty so it is recommended to be in good physical condition.)

How to get to Vinicuna

- Drive or take a taxi from Cusco to the town of Pitumarca, from here trail passes through several rural communities such as Ocefina, Japura, Hanchipacha, until arriving at the community of Pampa Chiri.

- From Pampa Chiri walk till 5Kms to the Vinincunca pass, where you can see the natural formation in the shape of a rainbow, considered the Mountain of Colors.


local_phone +51 84508501
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227 Calle Siete Ventanas Centro Histórico Cusco Cuzco Cuzco Peru 08000
City center: Plaza De Armas
Nearest airport: Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport

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