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Tres Rainbows, or Palccoyo, Hike is a perfect alternative to the Classic Rainbow Hike. Instead of the 6hour 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. Book below!

$125 / P

A perfect alternative! We decided very last minute to go on the trip, VSA was very accommodating. Loved every second!

Stephanie Marie

Newly graduated traveling SA

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Travel Style: Relaxing Adventure

Fun of relaxing yet adrenaline filled activities.

Service Level: Private

Comfortable private transport with small group experience.

Age Requirement: 18+

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Physical RatingAverage

Minimal hiking from car to viewpoint.

Trip Type: Small Group

Avg. 3; Max 6

Included Activities

  • Private Transport from/to hotel

    English Speaking Guide

    Emergency Oxygen Tank

    Guided Tour of Tres Rainbow Hike including parking entrance tickets.



  • No accommodations included. Pick up from hotel.


  • Light breakfast accompanied with coca tea, filling lunch


  • Private Van

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Tres Rainbows, Palccoyo

1 Day
Tour Type:
Group size:
2 Min, 8 Max

$ 130.00

Departure Date:

Special offer


Duration: Full Day- 5:00am to 4:00pm

Distance: 2km (1.25 miles)

Elevation: 4915 masl (16125 )

Dificulty: Easy

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. A er 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.



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