Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain tour (alternative)
Tres Rainbows or Palccoyo alternative rainbow mountain tour is perfect for a relax and complete journey. Instead of the 3-hour roundtrip hike, this leisurely trekking can be done in 50 minutes roundtrip. Be prepared to be amazed by 3 Rainbow Mountains and 360 panoramic views of the Andes! Not to mention the majestic rock forest with huge formations. Book online!
- Duration10 Hrs
- Type TripTrekking, Active
- Group SizePrivate or 6 Max
- LanguagesEng, Esp, Fr,
- SeasonYear around
We'll be one of the first groups to arrive
Reliable tour operator, certified guides, and drivers. Guaranteed Quality!
Local buffet Lunch
Personalized assistance before, during, and after the trip
Explore the hidden spots to take that epic photos.
Day 1: Cusco/Early morning at Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain
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Starts at: Cusco
Ends in: Cusco
Total Hiking: 50 minutes
Altitude: 4915 meters (14,745ft)
Views of the Andes
3 Rainbow Mountains
Day 1 Cusco/Early morning at Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain
We’ll begin our day with pick-up from the hotel at 5:00 am. then starts our journey towards the Rainbow Mountain alternative trailhead of Palccoyo, with an altitude of 4900 m asl (16125 ). Located south of Cusco, we’ll drive for approximately 4hrs in private transport.
Along the way, we see beautiful Andes mountains 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 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 as have the opportunity to get closer to the mountains for about an hour making our way back to the transport. (If you wish, we can do an additional 45 min trek where you will appreciate giant rock formations with slightly steep paths) We return to Cusco by 3:00 pm.
Meals Included: Box Breakfast and Local Buffet Lunch
Private Van / Mini Van (2019 - 2022)
Emergency Oxygen Tank / Kit First Aid / Car Heating.
Extra Equipment (Trekking Poles)
Pillows / Blankets
Tickets & Entrances
Guides Available (French, German, Japanese & more options with additional cost)
Not suitable for
People in wheelchairs
What to Bring
Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Hat & Buff Mask, Lipstick
Trek shoes, Windbreaker Jacket, Beanie
What is the best time to visit Rainbow Mountain?
The whole Year, every weather station has something different.
How is the Rainy season in Rainbow Mountain?
Cloudy but epic! see the clouds through the mountains!
Customize this tour
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What happens if my reservation cannot be confirmed?
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