Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Tour

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Full Day

Max Guests: 12

Max. Altitude: 4700 – 4900m

Act. Level: Moderate


In your visit to Cusco, plan a full day tour to Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain. You will experience one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the region. From the parking lot, we will start our journey. The trek will take about 45 minutes. 

You will see colourful mountains in the Palccoyo area. The view of the mountain will be an unforgettable spectacle. It will indeed look like a rainbow. The stone forest near the rainbow mountain will also be on our itinerary. 

We will take day trips from Cusco to Palccoyo. It’s an alternative rainbow mountain trek to the famous Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain. The tour will run for a full day. You will need to prepare for the dry season as it’s the best time to visit the mountains. 

Altitude sickness may become a concern. However, we will provide tips to mitigate its effects. You will travel along dirt roads. 

The landscapes will leave you breathless. Book your Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain tour today. You will not regret this fantastic full day tour.


Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain full day tour

Our Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain full day tour will commence at 6:00 a.m. We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco. From there, we will travel approximately 110 kilometers (about 68 miles) southeast. The journey will take around three hours.

By 9:00 a.m., we will reach the starting point of our trek. Before we begin, you will receive a short briefing about the trek’s details. We will remind you about altitude sickness. Our guides will be there to help if you feel unwell.

At around 9:30 a.m., our trek to the Rainbow Mountain will begin. You will walk approximately 1 kilometer (0.6 miles), an easy trek for all ages. This trek will take about 45 minutes. You will see the Palccoyo mountain range during the trek.

At 10:15 a.m., we will reach the view point of the Rainbow Mountain. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the colourful mountains. You will be free to take stunning photographs. 

Following that, we will walk to the stone forest. You will arrive at this fascinating geological formation around 11:00 a.m. 

At 12:00 p.m., lunch will be ready for you. You will eat while enjoying the beautiful mountain ranges.

At 1:00 p.m., we will make our way back to the parking lot. From there, we will drive to the Red Valley. You will see a distinct contrast of the red mountain against the blue sky.

We will depart from the Red Valley at around 2:30 p.m. You will return to your hotel in Cusco by 5:30 p.m.

This itinerary ensures you will make the most out of your Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain full day tour. You will experience some of the most breathtaking views of Peru.



  • Transport from hotel to starting point of the trek.
  • Entry to the Rainbow mountain and Red Valley.
  • Guide (English or Spanish)
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Transport Bus back to Cusco
  • Oxygen Tank
  • First aid Kits
  • Trekking poles


  • Dinner
  • Travel Insure
Packing List

What Do I Need To Bring?

  • Passport (A copy of it would suffice).
  • A Light Trekking bag.
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Extra batteries, and portable chargers for either cameras or phone
  • Sunblock
  • A hat for the sun
  • Scarves for the cold
  • Sunglasses
  • Trekking shoes
  • Rain Poncho
  • Some money (in soles preferably)
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