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Pallay Poncho is a beautiful mountain located in the limits of the districts of Layo, province of Canas, and Maranganí, in Canchis, less than three hours away from Cusco. The mountain is a beautiful formation with natural colors similar to the Vininkunka mountain or the Mountain of Seven Colors, which is between the districts of Pitumarca (Canchis) and Cusipata (Quispicanchi).
Pallay Poncho is less than three hours away from the city of Cusco. The natural attraction is characterized by being a geological formation of rocks with sharp points and with various colors similar to the ponchos used by the Andean settlers.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (4:00am – 4:30am).
Pallay Poncho Trek 1 Day availability:
The availability for Pallay Poncho Trek is unlimited.
Pallay Poncho Mountain highlights:
We recommend you to be in Cusco at least 2 days prior your trek to be acclimatised to Cusco’s altitude, so that during the tour you won’t have a problem.
We are Huaynas Expeditions, a direct local tour operator in the city of Cusco, we do not share service with any other agency, as most of them they do. We will make the Pallay Poncho Mountain Trek even if your are 2 people only. we won’t cancel your trip!, we are a responsible company with vast experience in the tourism industry, we have the best professional team to make your journey unforgettable.
Today, we will pick you up in our private transport from your hotel, and then we will travel south of Cusco to reach the Layo community, it takes around 3.5 hours to get there, and once we arrive at Layo Community we will enjoy our delicious Breakfast which will be prepared by our cook, after breakfast we will begin our adventure to the mountain, the path is uphill so it will take us at least 2 hours to reach this beautiful mountain.
Once we arrive at the mountain, we will have enough time to rest, there you will have the best section of photos with your guide, who will also explain you all about the orography, geography of the place and the importance of these mountains for the local people.
After making the visit, we will return along the same path down to our mobility, then we will go to the Layo district where a delicious local lunch will be waiting for us. Subsequently we will return to the city of Cusco arriving at you hotel around 6 pm.
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 Pallay Poncho Mountain Trek – 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.
What if i suffer from altitude sickness?
Our tour guide is professional, he will treat you accordingly with the oxygen tank, we always provide oxigyn tank for this kind of tour.
what is the altitude of the Pallay Poncho Mountain?
The red lake of Ausangate is located over 4780 m.a.s.l
When is the best time to go to Pallay Poncho Mountain?
Best season: Dry season (May to October)
Is there horse rental?
If you have trouble walking on this trek, we recommend you rent a horse (there are horses at the starting point), However, horses will only take you the uphill seccion not on downhills since there is a risk to fall off from the horse.
Its a amazing site. With amazing views of Langui-Layo lake. The best way to arrive to Pallay Punchu is through Langui-Layo lake.