Palccoyo Mountain Tour
Palcoyo Rainbow mountains: a fantastic alternative route. The Rainbow Mountains of Palcoyo offer a more relaxed and peaceful option, it is the best option for those who do not want to do a 4 hour round trip, offering an incredible view, the stone forest and the Ausangate glacier in the distance in only one short walk of 30 min.
Palccoyo Mountain Tour 1 day
Vinicunca is not the only mountain of colors you can visit in Cusco. Only 3 hours from the imperial city, the Palccoyo mountain range is a tourist attraction that is worth exploring in your next vacation, because it will not take much time or effort. The beauty of its natural landscapes are just as amazing as the famous Seven Colors Mountain.
Also known as Cordillera de Colores or Arcoíris, Palccoyo is still not as popular with travelers, so you will not have any problems if you want to take a quiet stroll, that connects you with nature without interruptions. The walk is simple and it will not take you more than an hour (at a brisk pace) to reach the three colorful mountains that this Cusco jewel hides.
The adventure in Palccoyo
The Palccoyo mountain range aims to become the new fashion destination, and its marked roads are a great help for all tourists. Although it is an easily accessible route, it is recommended to go trekking with an authorized guide.
During the route to Palccoyo, an impressive forest of stones will attract your attention. Take the opportunity to take the best pictures and look closely alpacas and llamas. From each viewpoint offered by the route, you will have the opportunity to appreciate Ausangate, the fifth highest mountain in Peru.
The reddish, green and yellow tones of the mountains will leave you speechless throughout the journey. It should be noted that this phenomenon, like the Seven Colors Mountain, in the province of Quispicanchi, originated due to the presence of sedimentary rocks in erosion.
- English-Spanish speaking guide.
- Traditional lunch
- Pick up from your hotel in Cusco.
- Tourist transport Cusco.
- entrance ticket.
- Walking sticks (optional).
- Thermal blankets in the car.
- First aid kit and oxygen bottle.
- everything not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Backpack (about 30-40 liters).
- Long-sleeve shirt.
- Trekking shoes
- Thermal layers.
- Waterproof trekking pants.
- Sunglasses and sunscreen lotion.
- Cash money for extras.
- Rain poncho.
- Water bottle.