Book your day hike Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Cusco Peru with us, located to the south of Cusco city Peru, so this Three Rainbow Mountains Palcoyo Day Hike is located at 4900 masl (16.076ft) and along the road we see plenty llamas, alpacas and living culture people, so this Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Day Trek is the formation of colorful stunning striated rock formations, like ocher with green, blue and white stripe, so Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Day Trek, became a magical place for travelers and the arrival without much physical effort.
From the viewpoint of Palcoyo you can see the 3 colorful mountains in all their magnitude and lonely immensity. At the same place there is a curious forest of stones, which as its name suggests, is about peaks of rock from the height of trees that look like a true geological labyrinth.
Physical Condition For Day Hike To Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Cusco Peru
The physical effort and the time takes to arrive to Rainbow Mountain Palcoyo Day Hike is much less than hiking to Vinicunca rainbow mountain and the latter also receives a large influx of tourists that detracts from the natural landscape. With this we do not mean that the trekking to the Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca is not worth it, is more, if what you are looking for is a physical challenge, perhaps visiting Vinicunca has more sense for you. The grace of the Cordillera de Colores Palcoyo is that it is an excellent alternative for those who can do not want to wear themselves physically to observe the same landscape that they would observe in Vinicunca and also at both places you see plenty llamas and alpacas and living culture people.
High Altitude Sickness For Day Hike Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Cusco Peru
When our clients arrive to Cusco city first they are wondering about high altitude sickness, so Cusco city and the hiking in Peru is mainly at high altitude, since we are located at the Andes mountain ranges, so we would highly recommend to give yourself at least 2 – 3 days acclimatize if you’re used to living close to sea level, then you will fine for high altitude hiking mountains, so while that, you can stay at Cusco city and do many day tours, that we have for you, so you won’t be bored.
How To Avoid And Cure
To avoid this high altitude problem, first avoid alcohol and coffee, they will cause you to urinate more often and become dehydrated and also beef and meet, eat something light, like soup diets and always drinking plenty water and if you get pounding headache, you can start taking pills for high altitude called Diamox and in Spanish is called Acetazolamide, also to prevent altitude sickness an take every 12 hours, while you are at high altitude.
Itinerary For Day Hike Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Cusco Peru
We pick you up at 6:am then we ride you for 2 hours through paved road the way to Puno then arriving to the town Combapata then we keep riding for and hour and 30 minutes through dirt road to the community named Palccoyo, where we see plenty alpacas, llamas and living culture people, located at 4600 masl (15,091) then we hike for an hour gentle hike, until the last view point, from where you enjoy the amazing views of Three Rainbow Mountains and the snow capped mountain of Ausangate located at 6,384 masl (20,944ft).
Then we climb for 15 minutes, up to the amazing stone forest and enjoy the outstanding views of the mountains and then hike back downhill for 15 minutes and afterwards we ride you back to Cusco city for 3 hours and the half, dropping you off at Cusco at your place, by 4: 30pm.
Included: For Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Day Trek At Cusco Peru
- Experienced mountain tour guide
- Private new car round trip
- Emergency oxygen tank and medical kit with fingertip pulse oximeter
- Hiking sticks
- The entrance fees
Bring: Day Hike Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Cusco Peru
- Water and some snacks
- Rain jacket and rain poncho and some warm coat
- Sun block factor 35+ recommended
- Sunglasses and sun hat then some gloves
- Camera with spare batteries – batteries run down faster at high altitude
Price: Day Hike Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Cusco Peru
- Per person Us $85: Private group (included the entrance fees)
Note: For Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Day Trek
- We do some discount, if you are more than 2 people, just write us or call us please