The Rainbow Mountains in Peru very Amazing

Ausangate is a mountain of the Willkanuta mountain range in the Andes of Peru. 

Vinicunca Mountain truly shows off Peru’s beauty. It’s affectionately nicknamed Rainbow Mountain for its extraordinary color pattern. Rainbow Mountain is located in the Willkanuta mountain range, which is a branch of the Andes.

The Rainbow Mountains in Peru very Amazing



The region is inhabited by llama and alpaca herding communities, and constitutes one of the few remaining pastoralist societies in the world. High mountain trails are used by these herders to trade with agricultural communities at lower elevations. Currently, one of these trails, "the road of the Apu Ausangate", is one of the most renowned treks in Peru.
 
The Rainbow Mountains in Peru very Amazing



The area has four major geological features, the Andean uplift formed by Granits, the hanging glaciers and glacial erosional valleys, the Permian formation with its singular colors: red, ochre, blue and turquoise and the Cretaceous, limestone forests.




The Rainbow Mountains in Peru very Amazing

The Rainbow Mountains in Peru very Amazing



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