Located in the Vilcanota mountain range, known by locals as Cerro Colorado, it is a formidable barrier between the mountains and the jungle, this magical place is located towards the south of the city of Cusco on the route to the mountain Ausangate (6384 m ) its geological formations reveal all its splendor, in contrast to the blue of the Andean sky.
Pick up from the hotel at 03:30 am, then we head to the south, after a journey of approximately three hours, we will pass through many villages, we arrive at the Pitumarca area. Well-known for being the bastion of the first libertarian movements.
We continue towards the tip of the road of Ocefina (Chilca) where we will begin our walk, towards the mountain of seven colors. The trek will last about four hours depending on the pace of travel to the village of Machuracay. From there you can descend to the slopes of the great Vinuunu Apu. With the passing of the hours you will begin to see how the mountain changes colors.
The hike has sections of high degree of difficulty so you must be in excellent physical condition. After enjoying this spectacular place where on one side we will have the beautiful view of the Apu Ausangate on the other side the mountain of colors.
Then we start the descent towards Chilca where our mobility awaits us to return to the city of Cusco.
Private transport minivan
Full English / Spanish route guide
Income 10 soles (qayrawiri)
Original passport (student + ISIC card valid)
Cash in small denominations
Hat or cap
Medium back pack for the way
Rain coat or ponchos
Bottle of water (water to drink the first day)
Sun blocker with high protection factor
Additional storage memory