- On 3 February, 2020
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If you are planning to visit Vinicunca in this post we will share some tips on how to get to the Mountain of 7 Colors without complications.
Acclimatize to Altitude.-Arrive in the city of Cusco at least one day before the excursion so that altitude sickness does not affect you.
Check the weather.- The best time to do a tour of Vinicunca is during the dry season between the months of April to October, even though the weather in Cusco is not stable
Sleep well the day before.- The tour starts at 4:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm so leaving a day earlier is not the best decision for you to be in good physical condition
Bring warm clothes.- Bring warm clothes with you but not too much, since the physical effort is considerable, the following is necessary.
- Thick Jacket
- Patalon cuts winds
Trekking shoes.- Wear a trekking shoes because the road is quite wet and winding in many sections.
Take Trekking Poles.- It is necessary to consider that you carry poles because there are strong sections on the road and the poles are a great help to overcome them.
Sunscreen.-It is very necessary that sunscreen be applied by the sun, cold or wind.
Hidratate.-Consume small sips of water in each section so it will help you with the ascent to the mountain of Colors. You can also take coca leaves along the way and put them at rest in the water bottle.
Take some snacks.-Bring nuts, chocolate bar, some sweets, which will help energize and remedy the hard way.
Travel Insurance.- Having travel insurance is always necessary for any event on this trip or others that you are planning to do.