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Cerro Colorado Vinicunca

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An enjoyable day trip. We were picked up really early and driven for a couple of hours towards the mountain where we had breakfast (this isn’t a good breakfast). As you drive up to the mountain, viewing the local communities is very interesting. The climb...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

It is approximately 1 hour of walking up to the mountain. If you are totally not fit you can take a mule up as a lot of people do. The mountain itself in my opinion was not special at all because it was just too...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mathijnl2018
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Firstly, not a place to visit on a bad weather day, the colours would not be at all spectacular and the trek would be difficult however, that said, we went via horseback, a much easier alternative but you do have to walk the last bit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AnnHerts
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

A jewel up in the mountains..still..there are already construction areas below the peak. Parking lots, art gallery, signs are up. I went there to see how the people are dealing with this amount of Touristscevery day. Well, the infrastructure around the mountain needs to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank olionmaui
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We read a lot of reviews and were in 2 minds about going here. So glad we didn't miss this outstanding feature. They have built a road that takes you much closer than in the past. It took one and a half hours to walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

I did this tour with Inka Time, they are the only one who organize trip going down the Red Valley, this is a really good option because you see other different view and less people.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katharina L
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We went on a rainy and foggy day and I expected not to see the mountain, but it worth the trip!! It’s just beautiful, amazing, a place where you could just sit and enjoy. It was a long journey not because of the distance but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cristinacarneiro
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is rewarding as much for the view as for the challenge of climbing to 5,000 meters. Make sure you are rested and don't have latitude sickness before going, but is definitely worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank portlog
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Amazing experience. My girlfriend and I did a day tour with one of the hundreds of companies available in Cusco and were treated to a stunning day. Make sure breakfast and a buffet lunch are included in your package and try go on a day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The hike starts easy to intermediate but the last half hour becomes very hard because of the incline and height. To be honest it doesn't look as amazing in real life as it does in pictures. You should pay between $30-$35 for a tour that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Kasiuuls | Reviewed this property |
hi, i dont speak portuguese :) i booked a tour from Cusco, i think its the most convenient way ;) have fun!
6 April 2017|
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Response from S. A | Reviewed this property |
Estando aclimatado es una ventaja, pero este sitio está a unos 2 ó 3 mil pies más alto que Cusco. En mi opinión sería super difícil que subiera una niña de seis años. Si puede llevarla a hombro, tal vez....Yo no llevaría a... More