Rainbow Mountain Excursion Full Day (Vininkunka Mountain)
RAINBOW MOUNTAIN - AUSANGATE
Located in the Andes mountain range, the majestic Ausangate Mountain is located within Cuzco region in Peru. Its main summit is 6372 meters above sea level with large bright green & blue colored lagoons with a bright green / blue color.
In the Inca mythology of this mountain and nearby lakes- among which Sibinacocha stands out – the male energy that fertilizes the mother earth Pachamama is born; after a long run, the waters are lost in the unknown lands of the amazon to return, to fill the lakes and glaciers every night turned into the river of stars or Willkamayu known in the west as the milky way. The community of Chilca made up of shepherds of llamas and alpacas is known as the guardian of these pristine places, from where you can make mountain walks spending the night in comfortable shelters or tambos among which are Machuracay tambos, in a trekking called road of Apu Ausangate. Every year on the north side of the Ausangate is celebrated from time immemorial the feast of Qoyllur Riti (Quechua snow star) before the feast of Corpus Christi, during which thousands of Quechua pilgrimage to the lord of Quyllur in a sacred temple.