The Rainbow Mountain ATV Tour is an exciting adventure in which you will explore the impressive Colored Mountain in an all-terrain vehicle. Drive your own ATV through winding and steep roads, enjoying panoramic views of the Ausangate mountain range. A unique and exciting way to experience the natural wonder of the Montaña de Colores in the Peruvian Andes.
ATV Rainbow Mountain – 13 hours round trip from Cusco.
Early, at the pre-arranged time, our guide will collect you from your Cusco hotel to head out to Collasuyo, found in a Southern direction from the ancient Inca capital, Cusco. This formed part of the important “tawantinsuyo” (the 4 ancient regions of the Incas). Our first stop will be 2 hours out of Cusco, 78 km away, at the Paucarpata (CUSIPATA) community, where we will have a short rest to buy water, snacks, and enjoy a buffet breakfast. After which, we will continue for another hour along the highway until we arrive at our basecamp of Japura (Pitumarca). Here we will get ready for our ATV Rainbow Mountain, which is a gradual 1h30m (15km). Along the way, we will have the opportunity to see the impressive Glaciers, standing at a whopping 4925m. The distinctive varieties of South American camelids. We will arrive to Qosqopata spot where we will Walk for about 30m up to get to the Rainbow moutain.
On arrival at the magnificent Rainbow Mountain, you will have plenty of time to take photos and videos of this enigmatic, coloured mountain as well as the impressive surrounding countryside. We will then begin our descent back towards the base camp for approximately 1h 30m (15km). where our transport will be waiting to take us to the town of Paucarpata, where we will enjoy a well-deserved delicious lunch. After lunch we Will begin our journey back to Cusco City, arriving at 6pm approximately, where we will drop you off at your hotel.
Transportation, Entrance Ticket, 1 Rain poncho (weather is unpredictable, even in the dry season!), 1 Hearty breakfast and hot drinks, 1 Delicious lunch, First Aid Kit/ Oxygen tank / basic medical supplies/ high altitude medication, Professional guide, trained in high-altitude mountain rescue, ATVs (Honda TRX 250) Fuel, Helmet.