Checacupe, Peru

Hike Rainbow Mountain and Visit the Chari Community

Visit the local Chari community to eat an authentic Andean breakfast before hiking to the famous Vinicunca - better known as "Rainbow Mountain." In addition to the spectacular site of the colorful terrain, you'll also get fantastic views of Apu Ausangate and the surrounding Andes. After a good workout on the trails, you'll stop back in the Chari community for another home-cooked meal before making the drive back to Cusco.

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Duration

Full Day

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Connect with Nature, Cultural Immersion and Off the Beaten Path

Languages

English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Challenging workout

Location

Mountains

Connect

Cell: Limited

CBC Tupay

Locally Owned Nonprofit
Starts at:

$78/person

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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Eat an authentic Peruvian breakfast with the women of the Chari community and learn about their culture.
  • Hike to the famous "Rainbow Mountain" and take in spectacular views of the Andes

Details

Schedule

Pick up around 5am in Cusco

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

Group

Minimum 2 travelers

What's Included

Activities

Guide

Bilingual guide

Food

Breakfast and Lunch

Transport

Private van

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CBC Tupay

Locally Owned Nonprofit

CBCtupay connects travelers to unique experiences with indigenous communities throughout the Sacred Valley. The tours are a project of Centro Barolomé de las Casas, a nonprofit dedicated to studying and supporting the preservation of Andean cultures. They aim to give visitors a chance to know “authentic Peru” with its very friendly people, the incredible nature of the Southern Peruvian Highlands, and the specialties of the rural areas of ​​Cusco.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)
You'll get picked up in Cusco and driven to Checacupe where you'll begin the hike.
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