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Palccoyo

The Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain, the best alternative to the traditional Rainbow Mountain in Vinicunca!

Tour to the colorful mountains of Palccoyo

ORIGINAL AND INNOVATIVE OPTIONS TO VISIT PALCCOYO

If you are looking for an alternative to the traditional trek to the Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca), the Palccoyo Tour is ideal for you. Our tours to this incredible destination are oriented to people who are looking for a lower degree of difficulty for hiking, but without leaving aside the quality of the adventure. Also, you can take the opportunity to visit 3 mountains of 7 colors, a forest of stones and the bridges of checacupe.

Tours to Palccoyo seek to cover all the experiences that define this destination, including picnic options, a visit to the Inca bridge at checacupe, and trekking through the colorful mountains. If you plan to make your next trip to Cusco, you can't miss this incredible destination.

MOST POPULAR PALCCOYO TOURS
Shared Service
Palccoyo Rainbow Mountains Tour
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us$ 45/Person

Before: us$60

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Private Service
Palccoyo Mountains Tour- Alternative to the traditional Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca)
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us$ 79/Person

Before: us$109

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Shared Service
Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain with Picnic Tour (small groups)
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us$ 115/Person

Before: us$145

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TOURS TO THE RAINBOW MOUNTAIN (VINICUNCA)
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Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca) and Red Valley Tour
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us$ 42/Person

Before: us$59

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Private Service
Rainbow Mountain Tour (Vinicunca) and Red Valley
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us$ 79/Person

Before: us$109

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Private Service
Tour to Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca) + 4- Day Ausangate Hike
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us$ 579/Person

Before: us$639

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Tour to Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca) + 2-Day Ausangate Hike
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us$ 420/Person

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Palccoyo
Shared Service
Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca) and Red Valley Tour
From:

us$ 42/Person

Before: us$59

Reserve
Private Service
Rainbow Mountain Tour (Vinicunca) and Red Valley
From:

us$ 79/Person

Before: us$109

Reserve
Private Service
Tour to Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca) + 4- Day Ausangate Hike
From:

us$ 579/Person

Before: us$639

Reserve
Private Service
Tour to Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca) + 2-Day Ausangate Hike
From:

us$ 420/Person

Before: us$

Reserve

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THE BEST PHOTOS OF PALCCOYO TOURS!

Travel to Palccoyo with Guru Explorers. Get to know the different tourist attractions that this beautiful destination has for you. We have traditional options in shared or private tours but also special tours that we can customize to your liking! Don't miss out and contact our travel agents to help you plan your next experience!

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WHY CHOOSE GURU EXPLORERS FOR YOUR PALCCOYO TOURS AND EXCURSIONS?

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Certified local

We have a certificate of operation and local guides

We offer the best

We are up to date with the best local experiences for you

Best experience

Avoid the crowds and get the best photos with us

Responsible tourism

Committed to local and environmental development in Peru

DON'T BE LEFT WITH DOUBTS

All our tours to Palccoyo include:

Income

Breakfast

Lunch

Transfers

Bilingual guide

Oxygen

First aid kit

Briefing

Tourist advice

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PALCCOYO TOURS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)
What is the weather like in Palccoyo?

Palccoyo's climate is generally cold, as it is located in the high Andes, reaching 5,000 masl (17,000 feet). However; it can also be changeable depending on the season of the year when you visit this tourist attraction.

How to get to Palcoyo Mountain?

Palccoyo is located south of the traditional rainbow mountain in Vinicunca. To reach this destination, you have to go from Cusco to the district of Combapata for about 2 hours 45 minutes. Then you take a detour that leads to the tourist attraction. 

On the way you can appreciate the picturesque town of Checacupe, where you can find its famous bridges.

What is the best time to visit Rainbow Mountain?

The weather in the mountains is unpredictable; however, the weather between April and October is friendlier to visit the rainbow mountains of Palccoyo, as there is less chance of rain. 

On the other hand, in the rainy season, you will see more shades of green in the landscapes on the way to this attraction, which makes it more picturesque... 

What colors make up the mountain?

Located at 5,000 meters above sea level, the colors of the rainbow mountains of Palccoyo are caused by minerals that show shades of pink, red, purple, lavender, fuchsia, orange and gold! 

Don't miss this incredible attraction and discover it yourself!

How hard is it to climb Rainbow Mountain?

The palccoyo hike is categorized as easy to medium. If you do not have experience with demanding treks, we recommend you to start with this option. 

For the rainbow mountain (vinicunca) the hike is 2 hours, being the last stretch the most challenging due to its steepness. 

Do you have specific questions? Contact us and we will help you decide!