Michael Brawn

  • The Rainbow Mountain Peru offers a selection of wildlife including soaring Condors, Vicunas and Pumas. The colorful sandstone mountain in the “Vinicunca” area is probably the coolest thing you’ll see during this trip. The route achieves a circuit of scale; passing by collars located between 4,710 and 5,020 masl. The Rainbow Mountain Trek begins…[Read more]

  • Enjoy the natural colors of the stunning Rainbow Mountain Peru, hiking through a beautiful Andean valley, in which you may interact with the local people who are still keeping traditional Quechua culture alive! You will see snow capped peaks, herds of alpaca, glaciers, and birds of prey, all set within an incredibly colorful mountain range. The Ra…[Read more]

  • Michael Brawn posted an update 1 week, 1 day ago

    Rainbow Mountain Cusco This Mountain’s amazing colorations are due to the mineral content of the soil and to the effect of erosion on the sedimentary rocks of the hillsides. This is why it is called the magical 7 Color Mountain. Nowadays every traveler wants to experience this alternative adventure by climbing up the most colorful mountain in the…[Read more]

  • Machu Picchu is consistently the #1 travel destination in the world. Why? The answer is simple: the experience is mesmerizing and unique. You aren’t merely driving up to the lookout, getting out of the car, and snapping a few photos; you are traveling to the depths of South America, into the heart of the Andes. Stumbling onto the Lost City of t…[Read more]

  • The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is an alternative to the Inca Trail. It is considered by most to be the best alternative route. We think it’s the best route! Not only because of the rampant beauty you will encounter, but also because of the lack of people. Because it is more rugged and remote, the Salkantay Trek is significantly less p…[Read more]

  • Michael Brawn posted an update 1 month ago

    Vinicunca — also known as the Mountain of Seven Colors, or more simply Rainbow Mountain — was discovered four years ago when the snow covering it melted, revealing the natural beauty of the rock beneath. Formed by weathering, environmental conditions, and sedimentary deposits over time, the mountain’s unique mineralogy created a marbling effec…[Read more]

  • Michael Brawn posted an update 1 month ago

    The Inca Trail is the most famous hike in South America. Although the total distance is only about 39km, the ancient trail laid by the Incas from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu winds its way up and down and around the mountains, snaking over three high Andean passes en route, which have collectively led to the route being dubbed ‘the Inca T…[Read more]

  • Salkantay Trek is a passionate team of travel specialists who boast a reputation for delivering premium travel experiences to places like Salkantay Mountain, the Inca Trail, Choquequirao, Huchuy Qosqo, the Lares Trek, and Rainbow Mountain.
    We know every individual is unique, which is why our travel specialists take the time to understand what…[Read more]

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