Vinicunca – 7 color mountain


Vinicunca – 7 color mountain

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The mountain of Vinincunca known as the Mountain of the 7 Colors is a great attraction of Cuzco since only worldwide we have two sites with the same characteristics one in Japan and another in our City of Cuzco …. The formation of this mountain is due to the fact that in the past it was covered with snow and when thawing with the mineral mixture, this diversity of colors was formed

Duration:One Day
Altitude:5.200 meters of altitude
Season:All year
Places:Cuzco – Checacupe – Queshiuno – Vinincunca – Chillca


Departure from Cuzco at 3:00 am, bound for Qollasuyo, the ancient Quechuas road, an important part of all of Tawantinsuyo (4 regions of the Incas). We will arrive at Checacupe, then to the district of Pitumarca, where the history of the first rebels who began challenging Pachacuteq lived, (the main Inca then). We will be passing by beautiful landscapes and valleys of Pitumarca until arriving to the native town of Japura, Hachipacha with Quechua native inhabitants. Finally we will arrive to the place- tip road called Queshiuno, where we will have a rich basic breakfast.
After our breakfast we will be passing by beautiful landscapes, lagoons where South American camelids live (alpacas, llamas, vicuñas, puma, Andean birds and condor etc.) 3 hrs walk approx. We walk to a place called VININCUNCA -PASSO DE 5200 m.s., from here we will observe the impressionable view of Cerro Colorado with the sunrise that shows its best impressive valley and colored hills of magic colors that only exists in this place of Peru.
Around us we will observe mountains (Apu Sarinini, Ausangate Mountain). Ausangate; the highest mountain in Cuzco with a height of 6372 m.s.n.m. In the Inca mythology of this mountain and the nearby lakes – among which Sivinacocha stands out, from where the masculine energy that fertilizes the sacred earth mother Pachamama is born. After a long journey, the waters are lost in the igneous lands of the Amazon to return with the rains, to fill the lakes and glaciers every night converted into the river of stars or Willkamayu known in the West as the Milky Way that resembles our worldview. The Community of Chillca constituted by shepherds of llamas and alpacas is known as the guardian of these Andean places.
After a long photo shoot we will return to Hachipacha where our delicious lunch awaits us, and then we will head towards Cuzco, arriving at approximately 18:30 p.m.

Important: The hours of the excursions will be reconfirmed at the destination.

  • Transportation Cuzco – Queshiuno (Round Trip).
  • 1 breakfast
  • 1 lunch
  • Shared Services with Bilingual Professional Guidance (Spanish or English).
  • Entrance to the Mountain of 7 Colors
  • First aid kit
  • Horses.
  • Canes, Tips or Tips.
  • Services not detailed in the program.

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