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Rainbow Mountain is a thing of wonder. At 17,000+ feet in altitude, it is a challenging hike with a crazy beautiful reward. But now the secret is out: Rainbow Mountain is amazing and everyone wants to see it! So on this week’s podcast episode, we’re diving deep and giving you our top tips for hiking Rainbow Mountain…including how to avoid the crowds!

From adjusting to the altitude beforehand to the best guided tour that’ll get you there before the hoards of people, we’re spilling all the tea on how to best visit Rainbow Mountain.

So whether you’re hiking for the ‘gram or you want to behold this sacred mountain and check out the stunning mountain scenery all around, you’ll fall hard for this beautiful trek in Peru.

Would you visit Rainbow Mountain? What tips do you have? Let us know in the comments! Or tweet at us @wwhoneymoon, message us on Instagram @worldwidehoneymoon, or email me at [email protected]

Before and After Editing for Rainbow Mountain

Before and after editing for Rainbow Mountain. The true color falls somewhere in the middle.

Time Stamps Tips for Hiking Rainbow Mountain:

  • 0:19- Intro
  • 1:01- Topic
  • 2:07- Updates and chat
  • 2:52- Overview of Rainbow Mountain
  • 9:46- 1st Tip for hiking Rainbow Mountain: Adjust to the altitude/Do at the end of your trip! 
  • 14:18- Tip #2 for hiking Rainbow Mountain: Go with a reputable guide
  • 22:53- Tip #3 for your Rainbow Mountain hike: Get there early
  • 31:23- Tip #4 is to dress in a lot of layers and wear sunscreen! 
  • 37:52- Tip #5 for Rainbow Mountain: Bring cash and your passport! 
  • 42:00- Final tip for hiking Rainbow Mountain: Consider hiking the Red Valley as well! 
  • 46:03- Wrap up

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Red Valley after Rainbow Mountain trek in Peru

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Top 6 Tips for Hiking Rainbow Mountain Podcast Episode