The founders of “Free Walking Tour Cusco”, highly recommended at TripAdvisor. También lo hacemos solo en español. Join us every day at 7:30 am, 9:50 am, 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm, and 6:00 pm. You do not get confused! We only wait by “KFC” at Plaza de Armas (Main Square), Cusco downtown always wearing a red T-shirt of “Cusco Tour Guide”.

Palccoyo mountain, 1 day - About three "Rainbow mountains" around Palccoyo valley.-
Palccoyo mountain
The gentle way up to Palccoyo pass
Palccoyo mountain, 1 day
Palccoyo mountain pass
Palccoyo mountain
Colorful mountains around Palccoyo mountain
Red mountains
Red mountains in the valley of Palccoyo mountain
Palccoyo mountain
Rainbow mountains in the valley of Palccoyo mountain

Price as of 2022: 

Group service up to 20 people (mini bus): US$ 31 or 120 soles each person.

Private service (small group): US$ 97 or 360 soles each person.

What is included? Tour guide, transport, a buffet breakfast, a buffet lunch.

Availability: Every day.

How to pay it?
We’ll collect the payment at your accommodation from 4:30 am through 5:00 am of your chosen date.

This one day hike is very recommended for mountain lovers who also want an easy walk to see three “Rainbow mountains” in only 2 hours of exploring, the path is almost flat just to hike gentle up for 40 minutes one way, and the same way back.

Itinerary:
You will be pick from 4:30 am through 5:00 am from your accommodation.
Our bus leaves at 5:15 am from Cusco city driving for 2 hours to the breakfast place at Cusipata, and an hour and a half hours more to the start point at 5000 masl – 16400 ft.

This is the best option to see three “Rainbow mountains” in only one day so you only need to walk 40 minutes from the beginning to the pass having an impressive view of a three colorful mountains along the Palccoyo valley even much more beautiful than the very known “Rainbow mountain or Vinicunca mountain” in only 2 hours exploring.

You will also see the Ausangate glacier located only a few kms away.

You will have a proper time to enjoy the unique view of many colorful mountains.

Afterwards you have to walk 30 minutes from the pass back to the beginning to drive an hour, and a half to Cusipata the lunch place, so after lunch it takes 2 more hours back to Cusco arriving at 6:00 pm.

What is included?
– Bus round trip from Cusco to the beginning point.

– A buffet breakfast.

– Bilingual tour guide (English, and Spanish).

– First Aid kit (bottled oxygen).

– A buffet lunch.

What do you need to take?
– 20 soles for the “Palccoyo mountain” entrance fee.

– Extra 50 soles (US$ 13) for some expenses like bottled water, snacks, etc.

– Proper clothes, three layers at least due to temperatures could varies from -5 °C to 25 °C.

– Rain jacket, and rain poncho (rainy season from October through middle April).

– Light backpack, bottled water (2 liters), sunscreen, hat, mittens, beanie.

Palccoyo mountain, 1 day booking: Once you have booked with us, regard it as confirmed.