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Rainbow Mountain Hiking Guide: Day Trip from Cusco

Rainbow Mountain Hiking Guide: Day Trip from Cusco

Vinicunca mountain, otherwise known as Rainbow mountain, is located in the Ausangate mountain region of Peru. There are several peaks but Ausangate is the highest mountain in the area, peaking at almost 21,000 ft. It is considered one of the most sacred mountain in Peru.

Sacred Valley Tour From Cusco

Sacred Valley Tour From Cusco

While we were in Cusco acclimating to the high altitude, we did the Sacred Valley day trip from Cusco. Sacred Valley is located about 500m (1500ft) lower than Cusco at 2900m (9514ft) so it’s a nice way to ease into the high altitude.