Cusco: Day Tour to Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain

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Enjoy the best landscapes that surround the 3 rainbow mountains of Palcoyo. Also visit the impressive stone forest from where you can see the imposing Ausangate snow-capped mountain.


  • Explore the three rainbow mountains of Palcoyo
  • Visit the impressive stone forest from where you will see Ausangate moutain
  • Take photos and videos of the three bridges in the town of Checacupe
  • Interact with llamas and alpacas around Palcoyo


Begin the adventure between 4:00 am and 5:00 am when our transportation picks you up from your hotel, then travel for an hour and a half heading south east of Cusco until you reach the town of Cusipata. In Cusipata you will have time to have a substantial buffet breakfast and do your last shopping. Next, travel by bus for an hour and a half, along the route observe small local towns settled along the Willka River and also see llamas and alpacas in their natural habitat. Once we arrive at the parking lot, start the walk, during the walk you will begin to see the 3 rainbow mountains and also the red valley. Upon reaching the main viewpoint, observe the imposing snow-capped Ausangante with its more than 4 thousand meters high. From there go up towards the stone forest where you will have a panoramic view of the landscape. After finishing the walk, take the return bus that will bring you to the town of Checacupe where you will have time to take photos of three bridges: Inca Bridge, colonial bridge and contemporary bridge. Then continue the bus trip until you reach the restaurant where you will enjoy a delicious Andean buffet lunch and have time to rest. Finally we will begin the trip back to Cusco where our transportation will drop you off one block from the main square.


Pick up service from the hoteles located in Cusco city center Tourist Transportation with a maximum capacity of 18 people Professional tourist guide in Spanish and English Buffet breakfast and lunch Hiking poles First aid kit Permanent assistance during the trip

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