Palcoyo Mountain Tour

Price from: $ 83.00 USD (See: Price List)

Palcoyo Mountain Tour

Price from: $ 83.00 USD (See: Price List)

In our Palccoyo rainbow mountain tour, we find a mix of unique scenic beauty as the mountains of colors between the red areas and the Andean flora in palcoyo. In Combapata can find exciting excursions.

Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain

Palccoyo Alternative Rainbow Mountain 01 day – The trail from Palcoyo is more leisurely, shorter, and mostly flat. Enjoy the gentle trek of Palccoyo in the magnificent scenery near Ausangate. Spend a great day exploring Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain. The journey to Palcoyo begins with a trip south of Cusco on the Cusco-Puno highway. We drive along the route to Combapata. Here, you detour along an unpaved road to the left bank of the Salka River. It takes about 20 minutes to hike uphill to reach this fascinating geological feature, the fantastic outcrop of jagged rocks. Explorers is a great sport to get a more classic Palccoyo trail and absorb everything nature offers. Discover this new attraction in the Peruvian Andes and admire the unique scenery of Ausangate Mountain.


Palccoyo rainbow mountain tour – Overview

Is this trip right for me? AT A GLANCE

  • Pick-Up Locations: Any Cuzco Hotel.
  • DOOR TO DOOR PICK-UP AND RETURN: We will pick you up and drop you off directly from your hotel lobby.
  • Departing time Palccoyo private tour from Cusco: at 6:00
  • Travel time from Cusco to Palccoyo: 3 and a half hours of travel by vehicle.
  • Walk elevation 4,800 meters / 15,780 feet.
  • Walking distance: 2.5km / 1.2 miles – The same return mileage.
  • Rainbow trek Palcoyo duration: This walk lasts 25 minutes.
  • Palcoyo summit: 4,900 m / 16,076 ft.
  • Tour difficulty: The walk-in Palcoyo is relatively short and smooth to reach the marked points of view.
  • To preserve box lunch, we use coolers.
  • Time of return to Cusco: Between 16:30 to 17:30

Palccoyo rainbow mountain day trip: Highlights

Why you will love this experience.

  • To explore; Off the beaten track, the virgin Andes, glacier mountain.
  • Enjoy a spectacular Palccoyo trek in Peru.

Palcoyo Mountain Day Hike


Palccoyo Rainbow Mountains– Detailed Itinerary

The most exciting excursion is through Palccoyo, one of the innovative tourist attractions in the south of Cusco. Scenic beauty awaits us in this adventure.

You can already see one of the colorful mountains from the parking lot. The hiking takes about 20 minutes and includes a gentle walk around Rainbow Mountain and the Rocky Mountains. After enjoying the beautiful scenery and taking amazing photos. Explore alternative rainbow mountain tours to Palccoyo. After taking pictures and videos, there is an option to go to the stone forest area.


  1. The walk is moderate to easy, observing four colored hills. Enjoy this magic of the Andes with Kondor Path Tours.
  2. Palccoyo private tour has the best pictures and looks closely at the alpacas and llamas.
  3. Remember to go in warm clothes, windbreaks, and hiking shoes. Ideally, the backpack that you carry is light.


Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain Tour Inclusion

  • English speaking guide for our Rainbow Mountain Palccoyo
  • Roundtrip transportation by coach with air conditioning around the excursions of Palccoyo
  • Entrance fee to Checacupe Inca bridge and Palcoyo natural beauty.
  • Meals: 01 Box lunch for each client plus tour guide and driver.
  • 01 oxygen bottle (first aid kit.)
  • Local taxes.

Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”

Palccoyo the alternative rainbow mountain not includes

  • Hotel or Airbnb.
  • Breakfast.
  • Water.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Tipping.

What to bring to Palcoyo

  • An excellent daypack to carry your personal belongings!
  • One rain jacket.
  • One warm/winter jacket/gloves, scarf – IMPORTANT “Changing weather all the time.”
  • Bring some meds! Iron tablets and pills for altitude sickness.
  • Sun protection cream (SPF 45 or higher recommended).
  • Re-usable container to your water.
  • Extra money.

Travel Facts

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Palcoyo Mountain Day Hike

Palcoyo Mountain Day Hike

How to get Palccoyo?

Travel By vehicle.

  • Paved road: Cusco to Checacupe – Combapata, 2 hours and 40-minute trip – Distance 107.78 km / 66.97 miles.
  • Dirt road: Combapata to Palccoyo, 50-minute trip – Distance 31.00 km / 19.82 miles

Palccoyo vs Vinicunca?

The two places are beautiful for their natural tourist attractions. Between Palcoyo vs. Vinicunca, what would be the adventure of the lightest? The most leisurely excursion is from Palccoyo, just 25 minutes on foot.

Palccoyo rainbow mountain weather?

Palccoyo cold floor (4,000 to 5,000 m/ 13,123 to 16,404 ft.). The weather is cold, with high atmospheric dryness and thermal variations.


  1. Autumn: from March 22 to June 21. There are sunny days, with some rainy days.
  2. Winter: from June 22 to September 22. Great days and some snow.
  3. Spring: from September 23 to December 21. Some rainy days.
  4. Summer: from December 22 to March 21. The rains officially begin in the Andes.


PRICE Palccoyo rainbow mountain tour from Cusco

PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2022 | We run this trip only as a private service.

  • Solo travel $288. “prices reduce if more people are in your group.”
  • 02 participant $174.
  • 03 participant $138.
  • 04 participant $115.
  • 05 participant $107.
  • 06 participant $97.
  • 07 participant $89.
  • 08 participant + $83.

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