Our Tour to the Mountain of Colors Palccoyo is a new alternative route to know three mountains of colors of the Cusco region. You will have a magical spiritual encounter with the tutelary Apus of Cusco. This excursion is less crowded and less demanding than the Rainbow Mountain of Vinicunca; if you want to visit space with fewer people, see the Palccoyo mountain at the best cost, and do not miss this opportunity perfect for you.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (4:00am – 4:30am).
Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Tour 1 Day highlights:
We recommend you be in Cusco at least 2 days before your trek to be acclimatized to Cusco’s altitude so that you won’t have a problem during the tour.
Peru Tripper is a direct local tour operator in Cusco – Peru; we never share our tours with other companies as most of them do to minimize operating costs. We don’t work with intermediaries or have hidden prices; we have the best local guides and professionals. We guarantee that your travel expenditures will support the local economy, and improve the lives of local Peruvians, due to the simple reason we are a local business!
Our trip begins in the city of Cusco. We will pick you up at your Hotel at 5:00 in the morning; we travel in comfortable and modern transport to the small town of Colca, where we stop for breakfast. After breakfast, our trip continues through smaller and smaller towns until we reach the territory of the alpacas, the final point for our transportation.
From here, we walk. In a short time, you will reach the first viewpoint; you will be able to take impressive pictures; after 30 minutes of walking, you will realize that you have already done half of the walk, and you will have reached the second viewpoint and discover more and more beautiful views.
After 1 hour of walking, you will reach the highest point of the stone forest, and you will enjoy the most impressive landscapes you have ever seen. Thirty more minutes of walking until we get our transport. The transport takes us to have lunch, and finally, we return to the city of Cusco around 6:00 in the afternoon.
Maximum Altitude: 4.980 m.
Food: Breakfast and lunch.
Distance of walking: 02 Km.
Highlights: Spectacular views of the Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain, Ausangate Mountain and the Vilcanota river.
We also offer a special service only for you or your group, you have the power to choose the size of your group and the date of departure, we will never add other people since it will be organized only for you.
Our Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Tour 1 Day private service, includes additional items such as:
We offer 3 kinds of service, each with different price ranges and you can book in any of these services according to your convenience, we just need you to be a minimum of 02 people to organize your trip on the date that suits you, all our services are 100 % guaranteed.
We are a direct TOUR OPERATOR that never passes clients to other agencies as most agencies do it here in Cusco to save operating costs with poor quality.
We will make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.
Where is Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain?
The Palccoyo mountain, still little known and far from many tourists, is located in the community of Palccoyo of the district of Checacupe, province of Canchis, in the Cusco region, at almost 5,000 m.a.s.l.
Why choose Palccoyo rainbow mountain instead of Vinicunca?
Palccoyo is still not as popular with travelers, so you will not have problems taking a quiet stroll that connects you with nature without interruptions. The walk is simple, and it will not take you more than an hour, but Vinicunca is a hike of at least 3 hours.
Are there toilet facilities in Palccoyo?
Yes, at the beginning of the walk, you will find public baths that cost S/.1 Sol.
What is the maximum Altitude we walk on this tour?
We could get till over 5,030 m.a.s.l. That is the point of the Stone Forest, but this is walk to the stone forest is up to you, you can stay at 4,980 masl from where you can see the three rainbows.
What if I suffer from altitude sickness?
Our tour guide is professional; he will treat you accordingly with the oxygen tank; we always provide an oxygen tank for this kind of tour.
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