These multi-color striped formations seriously look more like a cartoon than an actual mountain, but we assure you they’re very much a real destination. Their actual name is Vinicunca, which translates to “seven-colored mountain” in the local language, and we’re adding them to our travel bucket-list ASAP.
A Day Hike to Rainbow Mountain Will Be an Adventure of a Lifetime! The history of Rainbow Mountain is relatively new. Until 2015, the mountains were covered by snow, hiding the popular colors that we know today. It is becoming increasingly popular for tourists because it is located close to Cusco, Peru. Cusco is the old Inca City where tourists stay before hiking Machu Pichu. Thousands of tourists that go to Machu Pichu every year now have another unique attraction to visit close by. The…
The Ultimate 7 Day Itinerary For Peru - Allie M. Taylor - In case you’re planning a trip to Peru yourself or interested in visiting, I’ve put together a complete “7 Day Itinerary for Peru” that goes into detail about some of my favorite Peruvian experiences.
When travelling in Peru, you may see some local wildlife, such as these incredible alpacas and llamas. Adventure travel in Peru along the Inca Trail or Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is filled with amazing wildlife and stunning scenery.