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Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain

5 star rating

1 day

Trekking

6 Max

Tres Rainbows, or Palccoyo, Hike is a perfect alternative to the Classic Rainbow Hike. Instead of the 2.5hour roundtrip hike, this leisurely hike can be done in 15-25minutes one way. Be prepared to be amazed by 3 Rainbow Mountains and 360 panoramic views of the Andes! Not to mention the majestic Ausangate Mountain that can be seen in the distance.

Discover this unique and off-the-beaten path tour that many are still unaware exists. Avoid the crowds and book your Tres Rainbows Hike tour below to be one of the only hikers on the path exploring the beautiful landscape! This is the perfect alternative to the Classic Rainbow Mountain without the crowds. Book below!

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Tres Rainbows, Palccoyo

Duration:
1 Day
Tour Type:
Hiking
Group size:
2 Min, 6 Max

$ 150.80

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WHERE YOU'LL BE

Palccoyo Mountain, Cusco, Peru

Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Tour

About Itinerary
Early morning at Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain
A great journey through the mountains of Peru. We will be one of the first to arrive to appreciate a late sunrise over the rainbow mountain. 30minutes of trekking that is worth every second [See the Itinerary - Next Tab]

 

Technical Details

Duration: Full Day- 5:00am- 4:00pm
Distance: 2k / 1.5miles - 45minutes hiking (roundtrip)
Altitude: 4915 meters (14,745ft)
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

 

Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Activities

- Private Transport from/to hotel
- English Speaking Guide
- Added hike above jagged rocks
- Blankets & pillows
- Emergency Oxygen Tank
- Guided Tour of Rainbow Mountain Hike including parking entrance tickets

Included Meals: 1 Bkfst | Snacks | Buffet Local lunch
Accommodation: Not included
Transport: Private Van / Mini Van (2017 - 2021)
Emergency Oxygen Tank / Kit First Aid / Car Heating.
Tickets & Entrances: Included
Guide: English Guide (French, German, Japanese & more options with additional cost)

Day 1

Duration: Full Day- 2:30am- 4:30pm

Distance: 6km/4miles - 3hr hiking (roundtrip)

Altitude: 4450m (14,600 ) – 5035m (16,520 )

Difficulty: Hard

 

We begin our day with pick-up from the hotel at 5:00am and begin our drive towards the Rainbow Mountain alternative trail head of Pallcoyo, with an altitude of 4900 m asl (16125 ). Located south of Cusco, we drive for approximantely 4hrs in a private transport. Along the way we see beautiul andes moutains as well as lush green valleys, and hundreds of alpacas and llamas. If we are lucky we will stop for vicuñas and observe them in their natural free state. When we get to Apacheta, we will have a small breakfast with tea and will begin our hike towards to Tres Rainbow Mountain. After a 30 minute hike, we will reach the overlook and see the beautiful rainbow mountains. Here we will be able to observe the 360 panoramic views as well have opportunity to get closer to the mountains for about an hour making our way back to the transport. We return to Cusco by 3:00pm.

 

 

Best Time To Visit Rainbow Mountain? The whole Year, every weather station has something different.
About the Rainy in Rainbow Mountain - Cloudy but epic! see the clouds through the mountains!

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