Palccoyo Rainbow Monyain
``We are going to the Seven Colors Mountain of Palccoyo, Cusco - Peru.``
Vinicunca is not the only colorful mountain that you can visit in Cusco. The Palccoyo rainbow mountain rises just four hours away from the imperial city of Cusco. It is a natural attraction that is worth exploring on your next vacation or holiday, since it doesn’t demand you much time nor effort. The beauty and the natural landscapes are as surprising as the famous rainbow mountain of Vinicunca.
The one-day private tour to Palccoyo mountain, offers you to see the stone forest, and from there, see the impressive natural wonders of the mountains of seven colors or three rainbow mountains.
At the same time, you can approach to people who still live in the Andes and have a traditional lifestyle. In the other hand, you can contemplate the sacred Apu Ausangate. Every day more and more people discover this amazing place, but for now, it is still a secret place even for the most adventurous hikers.
Palccoyo is an alternative plan that has everything you need to make your trip a magical experience in Cusco, just by walking for 30 to 40 minutes.
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DeparturePick up from your hotel / Cusco
Departure Time6:00 AM (subject to change)
Return Time18:00 PM (subject to change)
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket.
IncludedPalccoyo Rainbow MonyainPersonal Guide
1st Activity: Home - Combapata
Pick up from your hotel, then we head towards Combapata village. After a delicious breakfast, we head to the new trend Palccoyo mountain.
2nd Activity: Tour
During our trek to Palccoyo, we pass by the mysterious Stone Forest. The natural formation will grab your attention. We stop to take some pictures and observe the natural flora and fauna of the region.
The reddish, greenish and yellowish tones of Palccoyo will leave at a loss of words during the whole trek. It is important to mention that Palccoyo mountain is the result of the same phenomenon of Vinicunca or the rainbow mountain. It originated because of the presence of sedimentary rocks in erosion, which were covered with a white coating on the entire the Andes of Peru.
3rd Activity: Return
After enjoying the spectacular panoramic views, we return in the same way to get a delicious and replenished lunch. On our way back to Cusco, depending on the time, we can visit the Archaeological Front of Rumicqolqa. Inca hydraulic construction of the passage of the Qhapaq Ñan.
The day tour to the mountain of Palccoyo, you have the option to appreciate the forest of the rocks and from there, to see the three hills of seven colors, more impressive natural wonders.