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Palccoyo Mountain Trek 1 Day

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  • Large Group Service(Group Size: 02 Min - 16ppl Max)Start Time: 04:00
  • Small Group Service(Group Size: 02 Min - 08ppl Max)Start Time: 04:00
  • Private/Closed Group Service(Group Size: Upon Request)Start Time: 04:00

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  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Difficulty: 3/10
  • Pick up: Hotel Cusco
  • Drop off: Hotel Cusco
  • Availability: Year Round
  • Tour type: Adventure

Description

The Palccoyo mountain is another colorful rainbow mountain in Cusco – Peru with an altitude of 4980 meters above sea level, the landscape here is magnificent since it awaits a natural coloration, this coloration is given by the presence of sedimentary stones in erosion. The impressive thing is how the stones have been formed to form a set of seven colors.

Unlike the Vinicunca mountain is that to reach Palccoyo you do not need to walk much, because the road goes to the foot of this mountain and from there walk only 20 minutes, and you do not need to be in good physical condition since the journey is one slight inclination.

Here you will not only find a colorful mountain, but more than three mountains with impressive valleys and animals such as the llama and alpaca that abound in the journey of the route, and belong to the local people of this place.

The sacrifice of doing this little walk is rewarded with the unique natural wonders that you will admire and that will surely be an important part of your life.

Departure & Return Location:

Hotel Cusco.

Departure Time:

Pick up from your hotel (4:00am – 4:30am).

Itinerary

Cusco – Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain – Cusco.

This day we will start with the pick-up from your hotel in Cusco, from 4:00am – 4:30am and then drive to the south valley of Cusco for 3 hours until we reach the foot of the Palccoyo mountain where before starting with our hike we will enjoy our breakfast at over 4,900 meters above sea level.

Then we will start with our trek to the Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain that will take us 30 minutes one way, from there we will have breathtaking views of the Palccoyo mountain range, as well as one of the biggest mountains of Cusco Ausangate (6,384 meters above sea level).
Here our tour guide will explain the importance of these mountains and the reason of color that we have in these mountains.

We will also visit the forest of stones that is a mistical atraction to this place and we are sure, you will like it since it is perfect for lovers of nature and trekking.

After we spend a good time, we will return by the same route to take our transport and drive for a lapse of 1 hour, to enjoy our just prepared delicious lunch with the views of the mountains that sacred valley has.

Afterward we return to Cusco but before we will make a stop in the town of Checacupe to appreciate the suspension Inca bridge and the colonial bridge, you can take some pictures and if you like you can walk on the suspension bridge, here you can make use of the hygienic services and subsequently we drive to the city of Cusco.

End of our service.

Minimum height: 4.930 m
Maximum height: 4.980 m
Food: Breakfast & lunch
Distance of walking: 01 Km
Highlights: Spectacular views of the Palccoyo, Ausangate Mountain and the Vilcanota river.

Inclusions

Price Includes

  • Pre orientation one night before of your departure.
  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Roundtrip transportation.
  • Professional guide with Spanish / English / Quechua speaking.
  • Second guide for groups with over 12 people.
  • Local food (1 breakfast, 1 lunch) prepared by a restaurant.
  • Vegetarian food without additional cost.
  • First aid kit and oxygen.

Price Excludes

  • Entrance ticket to Palccoyo (10.00 Soles).
  • Dinner.
  • Other meals not mentioned.
  • Extra expenses.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Walking sticks.
  • Tips (optional).

Items to bring:

  • Travel insurance.
  • Walking sticks.
  • Poncho for the rain.
  • Warm clothes.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Cap.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Snacks (chocolates, raw fruits).
  • Water.
  • Your own first aid kit with special medications you could use.
  • Enough money for snacks, tips and gifts.
  • Enthusiastic and adventurous spirit to enjoy your walk.

Would you like a private service?

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.

All of our private services include additional items such as:

  • Master Chef
  • Dining equipment including portable chairs and tables.
  • Ticket to Palccoyo rainbow mountain .
  • 01 pair of walking sticks per person.
  • Private transportation just for you.
  • Professional guide to Palccoyo mountain to explore the time you want and of course we increase the salary for our team.

Prices

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.

LARGE GROUP SERVICE

(Group Size: 02 Min - 16ppl Max)
USD90/ Person

SMALL GROUP SERVICE

(Group Size: 02 Min - 08ppl Max)
USD140/ Person

PRIVATE/CLOSED GROUP SERVICE

(Group Size: Upon Request)
USD260/ Person

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Bernard Maat

Couple Traveller

Great roadtrip to get there! Also nice few hours walking while viewing the rainbow mountains, but at very high altitude so be prepared.

March 28, 2019

Alvin Cheung

Solo Traveller

Take long road trip to here, but everything is worth. To see such a beautiful mountains and landscape.

January 10, 2019
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