This wonderful color montain has a lot of turist who go to visit, because this montain has a lot of colors and it finds in the Andes, at a height of more than 5020 meters above sea level, many people who visit this places, is for them a great challenge and enjoy this wonderful landscape is the best for them.
RED VALLEY “VALLE ROJO”
After you finish to visit the beautiful color montains, there is an option to return through Red Valley where this color predominates most of this way.
This place is very much interesting because, many tourists compare it and they think that they’re walking on the Red Planet Mars.
Very early at 4 in the morning, we’ll pass by your hotel in our private tourist transport, then, we move for approximately two hours to south, Cusipata district-PAUCARPATA; in this place is located our restaurant, you enjoy a Delicious breakfast (scrambled eggs, cheese, ham, fruit salad, hot drinks, etc.)
After breakfast, we’ll continous the tour in our transport for 50 minutes to the control zone, from this point we’ll begin to make the trek, our guide’ll send instructions and recommendations of this route. We’ll walk approximately one hour until you reach Vinicunca or Montains of Colors 5020 m.a.s.l.
During the route, we observe a lot of llamas and alpacas, they are with shepherds, they’re dressed in beautiful costumes typical of the place, we pass through beautiful ravines heading to the highest parts, surrounde by snowy mountains (Ausangate), almost when we reach the top we’ll observe the mountains chain of Vinicunca (5020m/ 16,466 feet).
Arriving at this point, between 10:30 a.m and 11:00 A.M. Here, our guide’ll explain about the orography, ecosystem and color of the montains, then take from another horizon the most beautiful landscape that surrounds it.
After that we’ll take the return route through “EL MIRADOR DEL VALE ROJO”(alternative, red mountains, walk on this stopped Andean Desert Ecosystem. From there, we can have a last view of the Mountain or Vinicunca.
Upon returning to the same place from where the trek called “LLAQTO” began, we’ll find our transport which wil be waiting for us to take us at the reataurant to have a Delicious Buffet lunch with a variety of Novo Andean meals.
Then we´ll retourn to Cusco city, arriving approximately between 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm aprox.
It’s recommended to carry:
- A small backpack.
- Thermal clothing for the cold.
- Comfortable shoes.
- Rain poncho.
- Sun hat
- Personal medications.
- Photographic camera.
- Extra money in soles.
- Maximum Height: 5080.
- Cold weather.
- Walking Distance: 3 kilometers.
- Walking time: 3:00 hours approx (round trip)
It’s cataloged between 1to 4, where:
Level 1ST: the terrain is simple, without much difficultty.
Level 2nd: Between flat terrain and few slopes.
Level 3rd: Land few flat and greater slope.
Level 4th: Pending and rugged land.
In this case, the walk is considered in Level 2nd: flat terrain and few slopes.