it is located in the mountain range of the Andes, in a section the called is vilcanota mountain range, corresponding to the Cuzco region in Peru. Its main summit is 6372 meters above sea level with large 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 quilled in the temple of sinakara
Day 01: Cusco - Pitumarca - Quisiuno.
So friends the transfer or the tour guide is come a your hotel, the pick-up is around 6 a m; after will go to checcacupe, and pitumarca to quisiuno the trip in car is 3 or 3:30 hours to me major (quisiuno), from quisiuno will go to Ananta (5 or 6 hours) walk; in there is the base camp but the lunch will take after 2 hours.
Day 02: Ananta - Vinicunca - Quisiuno - Cuzco.
Well on the hike; the tour guide will explain a bout of the wonder that is very early.
A. - if you want to see the sunrise in vinicunca, you is amazing only that the wake is very early 4 am, will get your snack and going to the pass, from there you will see the rainbow mountain, one hours more you will reach the mountain, you can wait because the clarity of the sun is around 7 am in the morning.
B. If you no want to see the reflection solar the wake is normal 5 am well take the breakfast, will going to the pass from there you will see the mountain chain (rainbow mountain), when we arrive to vinicunca, behind us the people will arrives from Cuzco.
Well after the enjoy in there, we continue walk to the lunch places, will follow the people because the car is come for pick up.