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Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon

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Cusco, Peru
Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon
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Safety measures
icon9 to 10 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

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Lunch
Private transportation for our group use only.
Professional licenced tour guide
Snacks
WALKING STICKS: You can rent it for an additional $. 5 usd, let us know at bookin time
HORSES; s/. 70 soles per person, has to be paid directly in soles and cash
Entrance Tickets

Departure Point

Centro Histórico, Cusco 08002, Peru

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Peru Private Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Rainbow Mountain Tour In The Afternoon.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Just remember to take warm clothing, like a fleece, woolly hat (that covers ears is a must), and gloves, because it gets really cold up there and i went in December (summer)." See review
  • "Hike is a little tough but once you reach the top the world is yours." See review

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Next official wonder of the world
Travis_B
, Jul 2021
Edwin was an excellent guide who did not talk your ear off. The info he shared was awesome and very informative. We had the mountain almost to ourselves. Breathtaking scenery loss for words.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Hello Travis, Thank you for your honest review, we are happy to know that you enjoyed your day with us. we hope to see you soon for the amazing inca trail adventure. best regards
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star-5
It was a spiritual experience.
Chrystel_D
, Jun 2021
If you are planning on traveling to Peru, it is in your best interests to use Peru Private Tours....Edwin is amazing!!! He is a great conversationalist and he knows the history, the culture, and the geography of this country like the back of his hand....and everything in between. He was patient with my five year old daughter and he put my mind at ease with her on the Rainbow Mountain tour. He is an amazing guide as well....he is a professional....he hikes the route once a day during peak tourist season, which was all year before the pandemic. He runs a very well organized operation and is extremely professional....and punctual. He goes above and beyond to make your experience an amazing life experience. I won’t tell you what to expect at Rainbow Mountain, except that attaining true beauty can be difficult. Give yourself a chance to acclimate and if you aren’t sure, you miss nothing by taking the horses up. Edwin is very responsive to your questions....and he is honest. He was an all around joy, and his upbeat personality made the trip all the more enjoyable. You will enjoy getting to know him on your hike....and the majesty of Rainbow Mountain will take your breath away. You won’t regret it. The hike down is just as amazing....the afternoon sun does something to the valley....and the silence.....if you stand still and don’t say a word.....I felt it in my spirit. My last personal opinion.....this is the best tour to take.....I saw some of the hikers that took the early morning tours coming back down the mountain....many of them looked miserable. The last trek up can shock you if you aren’t prepared. The wind comes out of nowhere....and it’s cold...not unbearably cold, but you won’t be comfortable in a t-shirt. We hiked up at about 1400ish, and it was very chilly at the top. I can only imagine what the early morning hikers experienced. I think being comfortable is an important part of being able to enjoy the splendor of this sacred and magical place, and this tour puts you on the mountain without the crowds. If you want to feel Rainbow Mountain in your spirit, book this tour with Edwin.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hello Crystel, We really appreciate your kind words and honest review, we are actually happy to know you enjoyed your day with us. it was an unforgettable experience in the rainbow mountain, hope to see you in the future coming back to Peru with your family or friends. Best regards
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star-5
Excellent Tour Service
syedhambia
, Dec 2019
It was organised by a lovely chap named Edwin. It’s a 3 hour trip to the mountains (rest stop at 1.5hrs at a really clean and lovely restaurant) and they choose the scenic route, with absolutely stunning views on the way up. Edwin tells you exactly what you need to bring with you, and he himself provides you with some light snacks and water should you need it. Once there, the mountain and the surrounding view is breathtaking. There are only a handful of people there if that, which means you can take pictures to your hearts content. I opted to take a horse for half the trek due to altitude problems (trust me, if you aren’t sure, take the horse). Once at the top, Edwin has some hot coca tea for you to sip at the summit, and he is very patient on the trek up, as it can take a while even for the fittest of people. On the ride back, we stop at the restaurant again, and treated to a meal (all part of the package), and the restaurant manager was nice enough to have fish cooked specially for me as i couldn’t have the meat (i was really grateful for this). Overall, what a brilliant tour. Just remember to take warm clothing, like a fleece, woolly hat (that covers ears is a must), and gloves, because it gets really cold up there and i went in December (summer). Hope this review helps.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Dear Syed, Thanks a lo for your extenze review with everything detailed. we are very happy to know that you enjoyed your tour and our service, and really happy to know that our afternoon tour option to rainbow mountain was great for you. Hope to see you next time for another experiences in Cusco and Peru. Best regards Edwin Pimentel
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star-5
Amazing. Worth the hike. The view is one of a kind.
Odyssey25419
, Nov 2019
Tour was amazing about a 4 hour drive but who cares with the view going up. Hike is a little tough but once you reach the top the world is yours. Thank you Viator. Thank you Peru Private tours company.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Thank you so much for your kind words we are very happy to know that you enjoyed your day with us, hope to see you again Best regards
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HIKE WITH EDGAR ON A DRIZZLING DAY
Aida L
, Oct 2019
Edgar was a very experienced hiker, very friendly & supportive, and knew the mountain very well. Victor, the driver, was very kind & helpful to my wife, who got sick during the trip & assisted her in the van while she was throwing up, maybe from stomach virus, or the bumpy ride up the foot of the mountain.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Dear Aida, Thanks a lot for booking with us, we are very happy to know that you enjoyed your day with us and you liked our service, we are so sorry for your wife that she finally didn`t get to the mountain, but she tried, specially because she started quite sick from the hotel. Thanks a lot for your kind words. Next time we will for sure get to the top all of us so we will be waiting for you. Best regards
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star-5
Very good Rainbow mountain experience starting at 9AM from Cusco
RajLimaye
, Sep 2019
The Rainbow mountain is quite a hike at 5200 meter height. On my way up, I saw someone being carried down as the person was not comfortable with the height and low oxygen. Two other people were lying down just to get adjusted to the height and low oxygen environment. Ed is a very good trained English speaking tour guide knowing how to take care of tour participant. Checking often with me, giving information, he made me comfortable throughout the tour. Victor drove us to Rainbow mountain and back to Cusco, he too was helpful though he did not speak english. They both took care of our snacks and special need meals. Over all the tour was very good and offered a fantastic Rainbow mountain experience in short time than many other tours. Note it starts at 9AM instead of very early morning.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Good morning dear Rajenda, Thanks for your kind words, we are really happy to know that you enjouyed this option of going to rainbow mountain in the afternoon, the main objective of this tour is that you will be with no one else once you get to the top and to do it without any rush. Again thanks for trusting such an important journey for you in our hands, we will keep working har to create unforgettable experiences!! best regards
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star-5
What a day
X6174KTpieterd
, Aug 2019
Best experience, with a excellent guide. We had the whole mountain for ourselves witch was very special.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
Good afternoon dear Pieter Thanks for your review. That is the idea to do the afternoon rainbow mountain tour. be there with no one else. hope to see you soon
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最高の滞在
Nomad759861
, Sep 2019
日本語の投稿がないので、あえて日本語で書き込みます。緊急時の為に(高山病など体調の変化を伝える為)簡単な英語力は必要ですが、皆が帰る時間に登り始めるので、頂上に到着した時には、本当に貸し切りになるので、絶対オススメです。スタッフは完璧な英語をしゃべるし、とても分かりやすく説明してくれて、とても親切でした。
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Good afternoon dear Friend Thanks a lot for your kind words and your honest review, we are happy to know that you enjoyed everything Best regards
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