Colored Mountain (Full Day)

Trekking Cusco

Colored Mountain (Full Day)

With an altitude of 6384m the Ausangate Mountain is one of the highest mountain tops in the region of Cusco and it is the 5th highest mountain in Peru. The famous mountain is also known as “El Techo de la Capital Inca”, “Vinicunca” (Colored Mountain), etc.
Duration: 01 Day.
Maximum Height: 6372 m. (Ausangate Mountain).
Difficult: Moderate.
Hiking route: Cusco / Checacupe / Q´esiuno / Vinincunca / Cusco.

We will leave very early in the morning (3:00 am) from Cusco to the village of Checacupe (3440 m) from where we will go to the small village of Pitumarca (3560 m). On the road we will pass by the villages of Japura and Hachipata. Later we will arrive at the road point Q´esiuno (4320m) where we will have breakfast.
After breakfast, accompanied by a beautiful sunrise, we will start our hike for approximately 3h30 (8km) following the road through the ravine, crossing small streams, until we arrive at “Vinincunca” (5200m.) from where we will have an amazing view at this unique mountain and its wonderful colors. We will have time to take pictures and enjoy the view. Later we will start our descend to Q´esiuno where a car will take us to the places where we will have our lunch. After lunch the car will bring us back to Cusco. 16 km hike (8 km climb and 8 km descend) meals included: Breakfast, Snack, lunch (local Restaurant).


  • Briefing.
  • Transport from Cusco to Q´siuno.
  • Professional guide who speaks English/quechua/español.
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch (vegetarian meals possible).
  • Entrance to Vinincunca.
  • Oxygen (4 liters by person).
  • First aid Kit.


  • Extra horse (USD 35).
  • Extra drinks.
  • Tips.
  • Meals not included in the itinerary.
  • Life insurance.

Price in American Dollars, per person:

Private Services
TREKKING – CUSCO SIC 2  pax 4/6 pax 8/10 pax 12 pax
Program CUS 01: Colored Mountain (Full Day) 40 120 100 80 60

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