However, getting there means hiking for a couple of hours from the car parking point at 4, meters to the summit at 5, meters, and that is not for everybody. The day before projected a thunder storm, but they got a blizzard instead. Rough ride but incredible view. The rainbow mountain, also named mountain of seven colors, is truly a geological wonder, where the mountain summit displays various layers of earth each colored differently by a different mineral oxyde. We left Cusco before 4 and were some of the first to reach the mountain. All reviews high altitude tour group rainbow mountain horse ride grueling hike above sea level altitude sickness summit snow clouds llamas minerals peak soles coca oxygen headache. Reviewed April 14, via mobile Rainbow Mountain.
Alani. Age: 25.
Our guides were Hernaldo and Beker.
Ally. Age: 21.
Even if you feel a headache you'll be glad you did it later! Date of experience: May Our guides were Hernaldo and Beker. Reviewed May 8, A natural wonder, well worth the physical effort to get there.