Rainbow Mountains of Palccoyo (Day Trip)

Rainbow Mountains of Palccoyo (Day Trip)

The Cordillera Rainbow of Palccoyo is the sister of the famous mountain of the seven colors "Vinicunca" but with better accessibility. Its more than nine thousand natural hectares have a color similar to the rainbow, which gives it a cheerful and at the same time mystical atmosphere. In addition, in this tour in addition to appreciating this geological beauty, we will visit other sites that will make this trip an unforgettable experience.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Cordillera del Arcoiris Palccoyo, XQ83+X67, Uchullujllo 08235, Peru

Once again the nature of the city of Cusco shows us another impressive natural attraction "The rainbow mountain range of Palccoyo" where we will enjoy the beauty and colour of the region, likewise we can appreciate the variety of flora and fauna that shows us this beautiful place.

This attraction is relatively new and many people of the region did not know about this Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Range, since before it was covered by snow, which did not allow to see its coloration; However, due to global warming, the snow has disappeared and now with our new excursion it is possible to visit the Palccoyo Rainbow Range (Combapata).

Pass By: Checacupe, Checacupe, Cusco Region

Upon arrival to Checacupe we will observe the evolutionary process of the road system through three colonial bridges located in the same town of Checacupe: Incan bridge, Colonial Bridge and the Republican Bridge, you can also see a colonial temple with fine carving works in wood, gold leaf and that houses the paintings of the Cusco school (Diego Quispe).

Once the visit of this archaeological centre is finished, we will depart to the Rainbow Mountain Range of Palccoyo, located at 4,900 meters above sea level.

Pass By: Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain, Checacupe, Cusco Peru XP4V+22 Uchullujllo Checacupe, Cuzco 08230, Peru

Once arrived at this point we will begin our walk of 40 minutes approx. Where we will appreciate the valleys of eroded glaciers and the Permian formations of brilliant colours that stand out among the others and that is inhabited by alpacas and llamas.

We can also appreciate some communities and farmers that live in the low areas of the Rainbow Mountain Range of Palccoyo. We will also appreciate the Ccacca Loma stone forest and the red mountain.

Continuing our tour of the Rainbow Mountain Range of Palccoyo, we will go to San Pedro to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch.

After having enjoyed our lunch we will go to the circuit of the four lagoons, where we will observe the different lakes (Acopia, Pomacanchis, posposqo cocha, misky cocha), here we will have enough time to observe the variety of birds and the landscape that surrounds us.

Pass By: Plaza San Francisco, Granada y Santa Clara, Cusco Peru

After all this beautiful tour and having visited the Rainbow Mountain Range of Palccoyo, we will return to the city of Cusco arriving at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Service is provided in Shared Mode (with more passengers in the group)."
"Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather issues (rain, mudslides, overflows, etc), strikes and / or any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary."
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"

Hora de Inicio: 04:30 AM
Duración: 12 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Portal de Panes 137, Cusco 08002, Peru

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Transport
  • Professional bi-lingual guide (Paramedic)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Breakfast
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Entrance Fee for Rainbow Mountain of Palccoyo (USD 7)
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

No Incluye

  • Additional Meals.
  • Extra Expenses


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