Pallay Punchu, Full Day Trek

Price from: $ 82.00 USD (See: Price List)

Pallay Punchu, Full Day Trek

Price from: $ 82.00 USD (See: Price List)

Pallay Punchu in the Apu Taqllo is the new attraction in the Andes south of Cusco. It is another rainbow mountain with the shape of an Andean mantle in an impressive panoramic view of the Langui-Layo lagoon.

Pallay Punchu in the Apu T’aqllo | The new attraction in the Andes

Full-day trek through Pallay Punchu 01 Day – Tourist attraction of scenic landscapes, the circuit on foot through the mountains and the plain of Canas; is close to the great lagoon of Langui Layo Canas. The panoramic views of the new rainbow mountain are sharp and impressive; the colors stand out more if one wears a traditional colorful poncho from the Andes. See you on this colorful adventure in the Andes “Peru.”



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  • PICK-UP AND RETURN DOOR TO DOOR: Hotel in Cusco or nearby city areas.
  • Departure time from Cusco: 5:30
  • Travel distance by vehicle: Cusco – Sicuani – Layo “194 kilometers”, 03 hours, and 55 minutes of travel.
  • Tour starts naming and elevation: Punta Carretera 4,334 meters/14,219 ft.
  • Duration of the walk to the top of the mountain of vivid colors Pallay Punchu: 02 hours.
  • Walking distance: 5.3 km / 3.29 miles – the exact mileage to return.
  • The rainbow mountain Pallay Punchu del Apu Tacllo elevation: 4790m/15,715ft.
  • Difficulty: Ascent route Challenging! – Easy return!
  • Return to Cusco: Between 19:00 and 20:30


Why you will love this experience

  • Discover this new and enigmatic tourist circuit put in value in 2023.
  • Experience an unusual and remote area of the Cusco region, Peru – South America.
  • Enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes of the Andes.
  • Try a delicious trout prepared in the vicinity of the Laguna de Langui-Layo in Canas.



We start the trip in our Kondor vehicle at 5:30, heading south from Cusco.

The walk takes about two hours to reach the natural viewpoints of the area; the first hour has a slope; in the second hour, the hiking trail is steep to the top of the tourist attraction. The panoramic views offered by the main attraction are unique; there are a variety of colors, highlighting the color red at different angles along with the Pallay Poncho mountain range. Nature 64 million years ago decided to form this landscape of rainbow mountains.

Informative data:

  1. The colored attraction has three denominations:
    1. Apu Condor Sayana “Sacred mountain and throne of the Condor.”
    2. Apu T’acllo, “the ravine that leads to the inter-Andean valley of Acobamba.”
    3. Pallay Punchu’s “Woven Poncho” shows the figure of a mountain in the form of an Inca poncho.
  2. Location: In the Condor Sayana sector, between the limits of the Marangani (Canchis) and Layo (Canas) districts of Cusco, Peru.
  3. Meaning of Pallay Puncho: A KNIT PONCHO FULL OF COLORFUL DESIGNS.
  4. Weather: There are two weather stations:
    1. Dry: May to October.
    2. Rainy: November to April.
  5. Best time to visit: Between May and October, “the area is freezing, wear thermal clothing, the solar radiation is strong.”
  6. Layo District; Foundation and Creation: Law of January 2, 1857, in the government of Ramón Castilla
  7. Informative note: This tourist circuit can continue to Puno, Lake Titicaca!



  • Official tourist guide.
  • Private tourist transport with fuel + professional driver.
  • Entrance ticket to the tourist attraction.
  • Box lunch.
  • Oxygen tank.
  • First aid kit.
  • EPP equipment.
  • All local taxes

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

Apu Tacllo Hike Does not include the following:

  • Hotel or Airbnb.
  • Breakfast “recommended to take it at your hotel.”
  • Water “recommended 01 liters per person”.
  • Tips are a personal gesture at your discretion.

What to bring?

  1. A good backpack suitable for carrying your personal belongings.
  2. Mountain boots; are the lightest, with good ankle support!
  3. Hiking pants.
  4. 01 raincoat.
  5. A winter jacket; is “IMPORTANT.”
  6. Sun protection cream (SPF 45 or higher recommended).
  7. Reusable water container “let’s keep our planet green.”
  8. Extra money.

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Pallay Poncho rainbow mountain trek full day

PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2023 | We run this trip only as a private service.

PRIVATE SERVICE / Private Guided Tours 🙂

  • Solo travel is $295. “prices reduce if more people are in your group.”
  • 02 persons $179.
  • 03 persons $142.
  • 04 persons $117.
  • 05 persons $108.
  • 06 persons $98.
  • 07 persons $89.
  • 08 persons + $82.

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