Welcome to the official website of Rainbow Mountain Peru, originally known as Vinicunca, found in the Andes mountains of Peru. Here you’ll find everything you need to know from the history and facts to the must-knows when climbing this increasingly popular travel spot.


Check out our information page for everything you could want to know concerning Rainbow Mountain.

Still don’t know where the mountain really is? Or want to know how the beautiful hidden gem of Vinicunca was given the famous name ‘Rainbow Mountain Peru’? Maybe you’re curious about visiting this new traveller hot spot and want an idea of the best times to go and what to expect when you visit. Well our info page is the perfect place for you.


Have a look at our ‘How to Get There’ page if a full detailed account on getting to Rainbow Mountain Peru is what you’re looking for.

We don’t only discuss the means of getting to the mountain from Cusco, but also your options getting from Lima to Cusco (for those who have just landed in Peru) and your options of trekking the mountain.


Heading to Rainbow Mountain Peru sometime soon? Then this page is not to be missed!

On our ‘What to Bring’ page we have an extensive list of absolutely everything you’ll need when going to the colored mountain. From things to help with altitude to essential items of clothing.


Safety is the most important thing to think about when considering getting to Rainbow Mountain. At an elevation of 5,200m there are a few things you should be aware of and prepare for to ensure you have the safest trip possible.

Read our top tips for your trip & what to look out for when picking an operator on our safety page.


As this website is solely for information about Rainbow Mountain Peru, we do not offer any of our own tours. However, although we are not an operator, we have made a list of the top operators to book your tour with.

These operators were chosen based on a series of traits including quality of equipment, guide standard and general experience during the trek.

View Top Operators


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