Here you can find the most common questions about the weather at the Rainbow Mountain:

1

When is the best season to visit the Rainbow Mountain?

The best season to visit the Rainbow Mountain is between April to October, as during those months is the dry season and it is mostly sunny days. with minimum percentage of rain or bad days. The temperature during this season is about  21° / 2° (Celsius) during the trek, however it is generally colder (below O° C) and windy once you arrive to the summit. During those months there is a minimum possibility to find the Rainbow Mountain covered by snow too. For this season, the most recommended packing list is the following: sunglasses, sunscreen, cap, trekking footwear, backpack, long sleeve shirt,snacks, water.


2

How is the rainy season at the Rainbow Mountain?

The rainy season at the Rainbow Mountain is between November to March, and it low season for tourism too so it is not really bad for doing this tour during this months especially if you would like to avoid the crowds, and see all green. The temperature during this season is about  17° / -2° (Celsius) during the trek, however it is generally colder (below -5° C) and windy once you arrive to the summit. During those months there is a high possibility to find the rainbow mountain covered by snow, cloudy day, and also be hit by the rain in the afternoon (on the way back. For this season, the most recommended packing list is the following: sunglasses, sunscreen, beanie, globes, trekking footwear, walking sticks, waterproof clothes, and rain poncho.

What to pack for Rainbow Mountain?

What to pack for Rainbow Mountain? When one goes to the Mountain Mountain it is very common to see people in high heels, sneakers and sometimes with shorts and a shirt, and one thinks they are crazy!

We must to consider that it takes 2 hour hiking up approximately to a height of 5000 masl (16,522 feet) and with temperature of around 0 ° with  a very changeable climate. It is true that it is hot sometimes during the walk, especially in the morning but we must be prepared worse weather that happens sometimes as the cold, rain , or snow in order to care ourselves. Here what we would recommend packing:

Confortable trekking shoes (waterproof for rainy season which is from Oct – Mar)

Confortable trekking shoes (waterproof for rainy season which is from Oct – Mar)

Pantalones a prueba de agua.

Guantes de lana.

Gorra de lana.

Hat or cap

Sunglasses  and Sunscreen (Strongly recommended in case of snow, to care our eyes)

Lip balm with sunscreen (Don’t forget it! to get burned lips is common)

Cash for extras ( Recommended about $80 USD or S/.250 USD )

Poncho de lluvia.

Botella de agua.

Snacks (nuts, chocolate and a fruit)