Color Hill: Iridescent Mountains In Peru

Published by acapulcosilver @ July 5th at 8:28pm

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Color Hill: Iridescent Mountains In Peru

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Set of peaks in mountain formation of Vilkanot in Peru have unusual colors, but one of them looks most brightly. Locals call his just Color hill, however for the others is iridescent Mount Vinikunka. She is in 170 km. from the ancient capital of Inca - Cuzco. Near Vinikunka there is majestic Mount Ausangate, about 6300 meters high and eternally snow-covered tops. All this creates a unique landscape: the peaks of mountains, multi-colored rocks covered with snow and the blue sky against the background of the Peruvian deserts.

 

Despite the brightness, in Peru have learned about existence of multi-colored mountains only recently as, according to locals, before top I covered snow. Under the influence of global warming snow has thawed, having bared a look the iridescent colors. The first tourists have visited the mountain in 2016 and the popularity of this place has begun to grow quickly.

 

The nickname - "The iridescent mountain" - Vinikunka has received thanks to a big variety of the flowers which have resulted from presence at the structure of sedimentary breeds at an erosion stage. The massif was created so that colors change one by one. He looks just incredibly, especially considering that all this at the height of 5000 meters.

 

 

Color hill: Iridescent mountains in Peru

 

 

The campaign to Mount Vinikunka takes about 4 hours, but it is worth it, on the way you will see much interesting and beautiful. You will cross wide meadows and the transparent rivers, you will get acquainted with local population and you will fully see local flora and fauna among which a lama, the alpaca and a vikuniya.

 

 

Color hill: Iridescent mountains in Peru

 

 

For those who loves long campaigns, there is an opportunity to rise to Mount Ausangata. In spite of the fact that the route takes about 5 days, it is one of the most popular among visitors of Peru.

 

Iridescent mountains in Peru not only in the world which have bright colors. Color Rocks Chzhanje in China are the most known.

 

 

Color hill: Iridescent mountains in Peru

 

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